Astronomy 383L - Fall 2016

Cosmos Seminar

W 3:30 · RLM 15.316B · Not for credit in Fall 2016


The Cosmos seminar is used for scientific seminars, interdisciplinary talks, seminars on innovative teaching techniques, and discussions of research initiatives and strategic priorities. Please contact the Department Chair, Professor Shardha Jogee, to schedule a seminar by sending email to the chair-at-astro account: chair@astro

Schedule

Aug. 24 Shardha Jogee
University of Texas at Austin
Organizational Meeting

Aug. 31 Markus Kissler-Patig
Director, Gemini Observatory
Heidi Hammel
Executive Vice President, AURA
Gemini Observatory Community Event

Sep. 7 No talk scheduled

Sep. 14 Taft Armandroff
The University of Texas at Austin
Progress with McDonald Observatory Initiatives

Sep. 21 Anita Cochran
The University of Texas at Austin
** Starting at 3:00 p.m. this week only **
Update on GMT and Discussion of SAC Technical Document


Sep. 28 No talk scheduled

Oct. 5 Niall Gaffney
Director for Data Intensive Computing, Texas Advanced Computing Center
Zhao Zhang
Research Associate, Texas Advanced Computing Center
Recent Developments at TACC


Processing Astronomy Imagery Using Big Data Technology

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Oct. 12 Sean Wang
Director, Data Science at Fidelity Investments
Data Science

Oct. 19 Keely Finkelstein
The University of Texas at Austin
Teaching Tools, Tips, and Strategies: Low Stakes Testing, Immediate Feedback Assessment & More

Oct. 26 Speaker: TBD
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Nov. 2 Speaker: TBD
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Nov. 9 Speaker: TBD
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Nov. 16 Speaker: TBD
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Nov. 23 Thanksgiving Holiday
 

Nov. 30 Keary Kinch
Director of Development, McDonald Observatory
The Last Taboo: Talking about money and philanthropy

13 June 2016
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