About the series
October 15, 2018, 2:00 p.m., Room E3410
"Two Metal-Catalyzed Reactions that Changed Organic Chemistry: The Role of NSF in Work that Led to a Nobel Prize"
Prof. Richard Schrock (Massachusetts Institute of Technology), Nobel laureate
November 15, 2018, 2:00 p.m., Room E3410
"Does Data Size Matter? Absolutely, But Maybe Not in Ways You Expect …"
Prof. Xiao-Li Meng (Harvard University)
December 10, 2018, 2:00 p.m., Room E2030
"Exploring New Scientific Avenues with Quantum Light and Materials"
Prof. Theodore Goodson III (University of Michigan)
January 28, 2019, 2:00 p.m., Room E3410
"From the Sun’s Atmosphere to the Galactic Edge: Exploring Exotic Plasmas"
Prof. Gary Zank (University of Alabama)
March 25, 2019, 2:00 p.m., Room E2020
"Cosmic Collisions, Gravitational Waves, and the Promise of Multi-Messenger Astrophysics"
Prof. Vicky Kalogera (Northwestern University)
April 15, 2019, 2:00 p.m., Room E3410
Prof. Pupa Gilbert (University of Wisconsin)
May 20, 2019, 2:00 p.m., Room E2020
"Quantum Chemistry: Present and Future Directions"
Prof. Garnet Chan (California Institute of Technology)
These lectures will be held at the National Science Foundation, 2415 Eisenhower Ave., Alexandria, VA 22314. Advance sign-up requests are required for preparation of visitor passes by emailing the contact below. Guidelines for visiting NSF are at https://www.nsf.gov/about/visit/ .
- Also, all our Distinguished Lectures in Mathematical and Physical Sciences from 2014 through 2017 can be viewed on the web (please click here).