Here is the schedule for the UNM Chapter of Sigma Xi Science and Society lecture series for spring 2015. These talks are co-sponsored by the IEEE Albuquerque Section. All IEEE members are invited.

Science & Society Distinguished Public Talks

Spring, 2015

Co-sponsored by the Albuquerque Section of the Institute of Electrical & Electronic Engineers (IEEE) and its Life Members Affinity Group, Sigma Xi (the Scientific Research Society), the UNM Department of Physics & Astronomy, and the UNM Division of Continuing Education.

Free and open to the public

5:30 PM

UNM Conference Center, 1634 University Blvd NE, Albuquerque, NM *

Meet and greet with refreshments at 5 PM

Pizza with the speaker follows

Miniaturization effects of solar cell: Microsystems Enabled Photovoltaics By Jose Luis Cruz-Campa. Wednesday, 21 January 2015

The Search for Habitable Worlds By Debra Fisher, Yale University. Thursday, 19 February 2015

Stimulating Science: Caffeinated Drinks in the Prehispanic American Southwest By Patricia L. Crown, Distinguished Professor of Anthropology, University of New Mexico. Thursday, 19 March 2015

What’s a Nice Girl Like You Doing in a Place Like This? Pursuing the Jabberwock Across the Mud, the Slime, and the Rest of the Galaxy By Penny Boston, NM Tech. Thursday, 16 April 2015

Annual Sigma Xi/IEEE awards banquet Monday, 11 May 2015. Speaker TBA

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