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Thu May 5, 2011

How Can Cellular Networks Handle 1000x the Data?


Location: 258 Fitzpatrick Hall

Jeffrey Andrews Associate Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Texas

Cellular telecommunication networks and innovative mobile devices have transformed society by allowing global communication anytime and anywhere. But these networks and devices have become victims of their own success, with demand for data traffic that is soaring more than 100 percent per year, or over 1000x in the next decade.

Wed May 18, 2011

Women and Work in Genetics


Location: B034 (Thomas Merton Room) Geddes Hall

Marsha Richmond
Associate Professor of History at Wayne State University and Secretary of the History of Science Society

A reception with the Executive Committee of the History of Science Society will follow at the Coffee House on the 1st floor of Geddes Hall.

Please RSVP for the reception to Greg Macklem ( gmacklem@nd.edu ) by Monday May 16th.…

Fri May 20, 2011

Does Basic Research Have Meaning? A Few Remarks by a Catholic Mathematician


Location: Jordan Hall of Science, Room 101

Laurent Lafforgue
Professeur permanent at the Institut des Hautes Études Scientifiques, in Bures-sur-Yvette, France

Sponsored by the University of Notre Dame Center for Mathematics and the John A. Lynch Lecture Series.

Professor Lafforgue will receive an honorary degree from Notre Dame at the university commencement ceremonies on May 22.…