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

25 January 2018:  
How To Tame a Fox (And Build a Dog)

Lee Alan Dugatkin, University of Louisville

15 February 2018
Manufacturing of Silicon Materials for Microelectronics and PV 
Babu Chalamala, Sandia National Laboratory

22 March 2018:

Behind-the-Meter Rooftop Solar Energy:
Impacts to the Electric Power Grid
Dr. Matthew Reno, Sandia National Laboratories

19 April 2018:

Fukushima and the Future of Nuclear Energy
M. V. Ramana, University of British Columbia

14 May 2018

Annual Sigma Xi/IEEE awards banquet
Sheraton Albuquerque Uptown

A Voyage to the Moon on Saturn's Wngs
Dr. Harrison H. Schmitt



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