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Past Events

Monday, March 5, 2012, 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm (Gould-Simpson 906)
SISTA Colloquium
Recent Advancements on Augmented Reality Display Technologies
Hong Hua, PhD, Associate Professor, Optical Sciences and Electrical and Computer Engineerings


Monday, February 27, 2012, 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm (Gould-Simpson 906)
SISTA Colloquium
The SLIC project: Cross-modality Indexing and Browsing of Distance Learning Media
Alon Efrat, PhD, Associate Professor, Computer Science


Monday, February 20, 2012, 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm (Gould-Simpson 906)
SISTA Colloquium
New Advances in Astrophysical Simulation
Video Streaming: Part A  Part B  Brant Robertson, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Astronomy


Monday, February 13, 2012, 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm (Gould-Simpson 906)
SISTA Colloquium
Telepathology and the Globalization of Health Care. Inventing and Commercializing a Disruptive IT Technology
Video Streaming: Part A  Ronald Weinstein, MD, Professor and Director, Arizona Telemedicine Program


Monday, February 6, 2012, 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm (Gould-Simpson 906)
SISTA Colloquium
Technology to the rescue: Understanding courtship in plants
Video Streaming: Part A  Part B  Ravi Palanivelu, PhD, School of Plant Sciences, University of Arizona


Monday, January 30, 2012, 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm (Gould-Simpson 906)
SISTA Colloquium
Food webs, phylogeny, social networks, and statistics: What is the common thread?
Grace Chiu, Ph.D. and Anton Westveld, Ph.D., Chiu: Senior Research Scientist; Westveld: Faculty @ BIO5, Chiu: CSIRO; Westveld: BIO5


Monday, January 23, 2012, 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm (Gould-Simpson 906)
SISTA Colloquium
Radiation therapy: State of the art and a glimpse into the future.
Video Streaming: Part A  Part B  Russell Hamilton, PhD, DABMP, Professor, Head of Physics, Radiation Oncology, University of Arizona Cancer Center


Friday, January 20, 2012, 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm (Gould-Simpson 906)
SISTA Colloquium
Automatic Source Modeling for Interactive Information Integration
Video Streaming: Part A  Part B  Craig Knoblock, Ph.D., Research Profesor, Director of the Information Integration Research Group, University of Southern California Information Sciences Institute


Tuesday, January 17, 2012 (UA Student Union Gallery)
SISTA Art Show
Science, Technology and Arts Exhibition


Monday, January 2, 2012
New Years Day Holiday


Friday, December 30, 2011
University Winter Closure


Thursday, December 29, 2011
University Winter Closure


Wednesday, December 28, 2011
University Winter Closure


Tuesday, December 27, 2011
Christmas Holiday


Monday, December 26, 2011
Christmas Holiday


Friday, December 16, 2011, 10:00 am (Centennial Hall)
2011 COS Winter Commencement


Wednesday, December 7, 2011
Fall 2011 Semester Ends


Monday, December 5, 2011, 12:00 pm to 1:15 pm (Gould-Simpson 906)
SISTA Colloquium
Inverse Optimal Control for the Computational Analysis and Synthesis of Social Behavior
Video Streaming: Part A  Paul Ruvolo, Ph.D. Student, Computer Science & Engineering, University of California, San Diego


Friday, December 2, 2011, 12:00 pm to 1:15 pm (Gould-Simpson 906)
Cancelled-SISTA Colloquium
Automatic Source Modeling for Interactive Information Integration
Craig Knoblock, Research Professor in Computer Science-University of Southern California, Director of Information Integration-USC Information Sciences Institute


Friday, November 25, 2011
Thanksgiving Recess


Thursday, November 24, 2011
Thanksgiving Recess


Monday, November 14, 2011, 12:00 pm to 1:15 pm (Gould-Simpson 906)
SISTA Colloquium Series
Language As An Evolutionary System: Word Meaning Exerts Selection Pressure On Sound Systems
Andrew B. Wedel, Linguistics, University of Arizona


Friday, November 11, 2011
Veterans Day Holiday


Monday, November 7, 2011, 12:00 pm to 1:15 pm (Gould-Simpson 906)
SISTA Colloquium Series
Analysis of Optical Coherence Tomography and Multi Photon Microscopy Images
Video Streaming: Part A  Part B  Jennifer Barton, Professor & Head, Dept. of Biomedical Engineering, Assistant Director, Bio5 Institute, University of Arizona


Monday, October 31, 2011, 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm (Student Union Kiva Room)
SISTA Colloquium Series
Collaborations with My Other Self
Video Streaming: Part A  Part B  Harold Cohen, Professor Emeritus, University of California San Diego


Monday, October 24, 2011, 12:00 pm to 1:15 pm (Gould-Simpson 906)
SISTA Colloquium Series
Big Data! Computational Challenges In Analyzing and Exploring Genomic Data
Video Streaming: Part A  Part B  Eric Lyons, Researcher/Senior Scientific Developer, Bio5 Institute, iPlant Collaborative, University of Arizona


Monday, October 17, 2011, 12:00 pm to 1:15 pm (Gould-Simpson 906)
SISTA Colloquium Series
Molecular Errors, Cryptic Sequences, and Evolvability
Joanna Monti-Masel, Associate Professor, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Arizona


Monday, October 10, 2011, 12:00 pm to 1:15 pm (Gould-Simpson 906)
SISTA Colloquium Series
Logic and the Organization of Information
Martin Fricke, Associate Professor, School of Information Resources and Library Science, University of Arizona


Thursday, October 6, 2011, 11:00 am to 12:15 pm (Gould-Simpson 906)
SISTA Colloquium
Exploring Face-to-face and Online Classroom Discourses: A Case Study of Social Roles as Performed in a College Course
Video Streaming: Part A  Part B  Catherine F. Brooks, Assistant Professor and Associate Chair, Communication Studies Department, California State University, Long Beach


Monday, October 3, 2011, 12:00 pm to 1:15 pm (Gould-Simpson 906)
SISTA Colloquium Series
Sampling plants, fungus, and bedrooms.
Video Streaming: Part A  Part B  Kobus Barnard, Associate Professor, School of Information: Science, Technology, and Arts (SISTA), University of Arizona


Friday, September 16, 2011, 1:30 pm to 5:30 pm (Gould-Simpson 849)
SISTA Faculty Retreat


Monday, September 5, 2011
Labor Day


Monday, August 22, 2011
Fall 2011 Semester Begins


Tuesday, August 2, 2011, 12:00 pm to 1:15 pm (Gould-Simpson 906)
SISTA Colloquium
Reinforcement Learning (RL)
Neville Mehta, Post-Doctoral Candidate, School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Oregon State University


Wednesday, December 31, 1969, 5:00 pm to 5:00 pm (Gould-Simpson 906)
SISTA Colloquium Series
Technology To The Rescue: Understanding Courtship In Plants
Ravishankar Palanivelu, Assistant Professor, School of Plant Sciences-RES, University of Arizona