Research Colloquium in Computational Sciences Begins Monday

Posted: September 9, 2004 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

The first talk in the Colloquium of the Laboratory for Computer Design of Materials in the School of Computational Sciences will be held on Monday, Sept. 13 at 4:30 p.m., Science and Technology I, Room 206. Refreshments will be served at 4:15 p.m.

Daniel Carr, Department of Applied and Engineering Statistics, will discuss “Continuing Developments in Visualization Software at George Mason University Featuring CCmaps and Glisten.” The talk revisits and updates previous talks on graphics software called CCmaps and Glisten.

The colloquium schedule for the rest of the semester is:

  • Sept. 20—Boris Veytsman, School of Computational Sciences, “Closed Loop Phase Diagrams in Liquid Mixtures: From Theory to Simulations”

  • Sept. 27—Maria M. Marino, Department of Chemistry, University of Memphis, “Ab Initio Calculations on Systems Containing Very Heavy Elements: The Relativistic Pseudopotentional”

  • Oct. 4—Igor Zutic, Center for Computational Materials Science, Naval Research Laboratory, topic to be announced

  • Oct. 18—Gary Prinz, Institute for Nanoscience, Naval Research Laboratory, topic to be announced

  • Oct. 25—To be announced

  • Nov. 1—A. K. Rajagopal, Electronic Materials, Naval Research Laboratory, “Quantum Entanglement and its Ramifications”

  • Nov. 8—To be announced

  • Nov. 15—Lynn Kurihara, Materials Science Division, Naval Research Laboratory, topic to be announced

  • Nov. 22—To be announced

For abstracts and more information, see the colloquium web site or contact Estela Blaisten-Barojas at

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