Faculty Senate - Distinguished Professor Lecture Series


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April 10, 2017 @ 4 p.m.
Emerson Hall Classroom
Presenter:  Sivaramakrishnan Balachandar
UF Distinguished Professor
Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
Simulatiing Nature:  Petascale computations of environmental flows on world's largest supercomputers
*** Reserved parking available North Lawn of Stadium***
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March 27, 2017 @ 4 p.m.
Emerson Hall Classroom
Presenter:  Michael Perfit
UF Distinguished Professor
Geology
Submarine Rifts and Volcanoes:  Vents and Eruptions in the Deep Sea
*** Reserved parking available North Lawn of Stadium***
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February 20, 2017 @ 4 p.m.
Emerson Hall Classroom
Presenter:  Robert Ferl
UF Distinguished Professor
IFAS
Taking Life off this planet:  What does spaceflight teach us about biology, adaptation, and our place in the universe
*** Reserved parking available North Lawn of Stadium***
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February 13, 2017 @ 4 p.m.
Emerson Hall Classroom
Presenter:  Kevin Jones
UF Distinguished Professor
Material Science and Engineering
The Impact of Materials on Society or an engineer, sociologist, 3 historians, 2 english professors, 2 anthropologists and a classics professor walk into a bar.....
*** Reserved parking available North Lawn of Stadium***
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February 6, 2017 @ 4 p.m.
Emerson Hall Classroom
Presenter:  Mark Law
UF Distinguished Professor
Engineering
Semiconductors, Engineering, Liberal Arts, and Honors Education:  Educating Chefs, not Cooks
*** Reserved parking available North Lawn of Stadium***
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January 23, 2017 @ 4 p.m.
Reitz Union Auditorium
Presenter:  Jeffrey Jones
UF Distinguished Professor
Plant Pathology
Insights into host-specific pathogenic Xanthomonas species on major crops in Florida
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October 17, 2016 @ 4 p.m.
Emerson Alumni Hall
Presenter:  Francis Putz
UF Distinguished Professor
Biology
Still Trying to Save Tropical Forests
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April 25, 2016 @ 4 p.m.
Emerson Alumni Hall
Presenter:  Nan-Yao Su
UF Distinguished Professor
Entomology
Termite Bait:  A Simple Solution to a Complicated and Expensive Problem
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April 14, 2016 @ 4 p.m.
Emerson Alumni Hall
Presenter:  Peter Hirschfeld
UF Distinguished Professor
Physics
Superconductivity:  How Two Electrons can Attract Each Other and What it Might Mean to You Someday
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March 21, 2016 @ 4 p.m.
Emerson Alumni Hall
Presenter:  Mark Orazem
UF Distinguished Professor
Chemical Engineering
Electrochemistry in Society
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April 6, 2015 @ 4 p.m.
Emerson Alumni Hall
Presenter:  Kirk S. Schanze
Prominski Professor of Chemistry
UF Distinguished Professor
Pushing Photons for Fun (and Profit?):  Photochemistry from small molecules to materials and fundamentals to applications.
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February 9, 2015 @ 4 p.m.
Emerson Alumni Hall
Presenter:  Rogert B. Fillingim, Ph.D.
Distinguished Professor, Dentistry
This Will  Hurt Me More than it Hurts You:  Understanding Individual Differences in Pain
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October 29, 2014 @ 4 p.m.
Emerson Alumni Hall Classroom/Auditorium
Presenter:  Bruce J. MacFadden, PhD
Curator of Vertebrate Paleontology at Florida Museum of Natural History
Discovering the ancient biodiversity of the New World tropics - A once-in-a-century opportunity in Panama.
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March 24, 2014 @ 4 p.m.
President's Ballroom, Emerson Alumni Hall
Presenter:  Leonid Moroz, Professor
Dept of Neuroscience
College of Medicine
The Final Frontiers:  Genomics - from Brain & Memory to  Antarctic & Space
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February 17, 2014 @ 4 p.m.
President's Ballroom, Emerson Alumni Hall
Presenter:  Ranganathan Narayanan, Bonnie and Fred Distinguished Professor
Director, Center for Surface Science and Engineering
College of Engineering
Bhopal - a Tale of Technology, Tragedy, and  Travesty
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January 27, 2014 @ 4 p.m
President's Ballroom, Emerson Alumni Hall
Presenter:  Leslie Thiele, Director of Sustainability Studies
Department of Political Science, Innovation and Ethics
College of Arts & Science
Fostering A Culture of Responsible Creativity
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