University of New Mexico

University of New Mexico Chapter of Sigma Xi Science and Society Distinguished Public Lecture Series 


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 Department of Physics & Astronomy, and the 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

7 September 2017:
Addressing Lithium-ion Battery Resilience

Heather Barkholtz, Sandia National Laboratory

19 October 2017
Severe Thunderstorms and Tornadoes – Understanding Them and Staying Safe

Gregory S. Forbes, The Weather Channel

16 November 2017

Why Are We Here?: The Mystery of Matter?”
Wick Haxton, UC Berkeley

15 February 2018:  
How To Tame a Fox (And Build a Dog)

Lee Alan Dugatkin, University of Louisville

22 March 2018:

Can Your iPhone Check if Your Food is Safe? - Nanosensors for Rapid
Detection of Food Pathogens

Omowunmi Sadik, State University of NY, Binghamton

19 April 2018:

Fukushima and the Future of Nuclear Energy

M. V. Ramana, Princeton University

14 May 2018

Annual Sigma Xi/IEEE awards banquet

Speaker TBA



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