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Tuesday’s Events

Tuesday’s Events

2:30 p.m. - 2-D Fluid Dynamics and the Inverse Gravitational Problem -- Dr. Darren Crowdy, Imperial College, United Kingdom. Sponsored by Physical Mathematics Seminar with Department of Mathematics. Rm 2-338. Refreshments will be served at 3:30 PM in Room 2-349. More info: Call Professor John Bush at 253-4387. Email bush@math.mit.edu.

4:00 p.m. - The Changing Role of the Equipment Supplier in the Semiconductor Industry -- John Kelly, Novellus Systems, Inc. Sponsored by MTL VLSI Seminar. Rm 34-101. Refreshments in Room 34-101 at 3:30 p.m. More info: Call Debroah Hodges-Pabon at 253-5264. Email debb@mtl.mit.edu. <http://www-mtl.mit.edu/>.

7:00 p.m. - Richard Feynman: The Pleasure of Finding Things Out - A Panel - Marvin Minsky, Michel Baranger, & Silvan Schweber, Prof.,Media Lab, MIT; Prof, Physics, MIT; Brandeis, Physics Prof. Sponsored by authors@mit with MIT Libraries & MIT Press Bookstore. Rm 26-100. Celebrates publication of The Pleasure of Finding Things Out, a posthumous book of Feynman's best short works. Screeening of BBC film with same title. Books available at a discount week of event. More info: Call MIT Press Bookstore at 3-5249. Contact: authors@mit.edu, <http://mitpress.mit.edu/ bookstore/events/>.

Wednesday’s Events

12:00 - 1:30 p.m. - CWIS-PUB User Group. Monthly meeting of the web publishers’ user group. This month’s topic: MIT’s new web page statistics program. 1-190. Sponsor: CWIS (Campus-Wide Information Systems).

12:00 p.m. -- NATO Expansion: Increases or Diminishes Western Security? - Professor George Grayson, Government Department, College of William and Mary. Security Studies Program Seminar Series. Rm E38-615. Bag lunch, refreshments will be provided. More info: Call Lynne Levine at 253-0133. llevine@mit.edu. <http://web.mit.edu/ssp/>.

4:00 p.m. -- On the State-of-the-Art of Finite Element Analysis and a Look into the Future - Klaus-J rgen Bathe, Department of Mechanical Engineering, MIT. Sponsored by Singapore-MIT Alliance/HPCES. Rm 4-237. Distinguished Speaker Series in High Performance Computation for Engineered Systems. More info: Call Professor A.T. Patera at 253-8122. Email patera@mit.edu.

7:00 - 9:00 p.m. - Men’s Intercollegiate Volleyball Club Tryouts. Mon Sept 20, 7-9PM Rockwell Cage Join the Men’s Intercollegiate Volleyball Club for tryouts. Players for all positions needed. ignacio@mit.edu, <http://web.mit.edu/ivc/ www/ivc.html.> Rockwell Cage. Sponsor: Intercollegiate Volleyball.

7:00 - 9:00 p.m. - RSSC Feedback Meeting. No Dorm Rush? Sophomore Shuffle? FSILG Rush in the winter? Provide feedback on the final report of the Residence System Steering Committee. Ashdown Hs. Hulsizer Room. Sponsor: Undergraduate Association.

Thursday’s Events

Thursday’s Events

12:00 p.m. -- Parenting Children with Special Needs - Barbara Popper, M.Ed., Federation for Children with Special Needs. Sponsored by Family Resource Center. Rm 16-151. More info: Call Family Resource Center at 253-1592. Contact frc@mit.edu, <http://web.mit.edu/personnel/www/frc/>.

3:00 p.m. - Experiences in Interactive Expression - Don Ritter (Masters of Visual Studies, CAVS, MIT), Prof. of Computer Graphics & Interactive Media, Pratt Inst., Brooklyn. Experiences in Interactive Expression (part of "Special Topics at the CAVS" MAS 879). MIT Museum Bldg, 390. Visiting artists who use digital media and interactivity or audience participation in their work, will focus in depth on one piece, with a quick overview of his/her work, followed by discussion. More info: <http://cavs.mit.edu/seminar/mas879/interact.html>.

4:00 p.m. -- A novel snowmaking process: Theory and potential applications -- Moshe Alamaro, MIT. Sponsored by MIT Atmospheric Science Seminars. Rm 54-915. More info: Call at 253-0136. Contact ddlucas@mit.edu, <www-paoc.mit.edu/MASSseries.html>.

4:00 p.m. -- Applications of Revenue Management in Manufacturing - Dr. Mitchell H. Burman, Analytics Consulting. Sponsored by Operations Research Center. Rm E40-298. Seminar followed by refreshments in Room E40-106. More info: Call Andy Armacost at 253-7412, danibon@mit.edu, <http://web.mit.edu/orc/www>.

4:15 p.m. -- The Ice Ages, Global Climate, and the Asteroid Event - Prof. Richard A. Muller, University of California, Berkeley. Physics Colloquium. Rm 10-250. Refreshments in Room 4-339 at 3:45 p.m. More info: Call Physics Headquarters at 253-4801. Contact: physhdq@mit.edu, <http://web.mit.edu/physics/www/Colloquium/current.html>.

5:00 p.m. - The Power of Images in Communicating Science and Technology -- Felice Frankel, Artist-in-Residence at MIT & pioneering science photographer. Sponsored by Office of the Arts with Media in Transition Project. Bartos Theater. Boyce Rensberger, Director of the Knight Science Journalism Fellowships program at MIT, will serve as respondent. Media in Transition Forum. More info: thorburn@mit.edu, <http://media-in-transition.mit.edu>.

Friday’s Events

7:00 p.m. - 12:30 a.m. - MIT Anime Club Showing. 7:00 Slayers Next 6 - 9 (subtitled); 9:00 Cowboy Bebop 1 - 2 (subtitled); 10:00 Eatman 1-2 (subtitled); 11:00 Yu Yu Hakusho 3 - 4 (subtitled). Free! Stop by anytime and bring your friends. E51-335. Sponsor: Anime Club, MIT.

8:00 p.m. - Sonos Concert. The “hands across the river” ensemble includes faculty members from MIT (Prof Marcus Thompson, viola & Sr Lecturer David Deveau, piano) & BU (Bayla Keyes, violin & Michael Reynolds, cello). Admission 0. Killian Hall. Sponsor: Office of the Arts.

Saturday’s Events

8:00 p.m. - Affiliated Artist Concert. A concert of Spanish music. Margaret O’Keefe, soprano; Carlos Archuleta, baritone. Admission 0. Killian Hall. Sponsor: Office of the Arts.