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10:00 AM

EWaste Collection

October 22 at 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Lobby and Mezzanine, Levine Hall, 3330 Walnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104 United States
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We will be collecting EWASTE items in Levine Lobby on Tuesday in support of Energy Week @ Penn campaign. This is a great opportunity to properly recycle non-traditional items such as: computers & printers computer accessories (keyboards, mice) Monitors, TVs, Displays Mobile phones household electronics (anything with a plug!) light bulbs non-recyclable glass

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10:30 AM

MEAM Seminar: “Architecture in Biological Materials: A Template for Toughness Enhancement, or a Siren Song?”

October 22 at 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Wu and Chen Auditorium (Room 101), Levine Hall, 3330 Walnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104 United States
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Structural biological materials, such as animal bones and shells, display remarkable mechanical properties despite being composed of quite simple and ordinary constituent materials. For example, the toughness of nacre, a structural biological material found in the shells of some mollusks, is orders of magnitude higher than that of its primary constituent—the calcium based mineral aragonite. […]

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2:00 PM

CBE Thesis Defense: “A Heterogeneous and Multiscale Modeling Framework to Develop Patient-Specific Pharmacodynamic System Models in Cancer”

October 22 at 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Raisler Lounge (Room 225), Towne Building, 220 South 33rd Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104 United States

Thesis Committee: Ravi Radhakrishnan, Ph.D., advisor; Dennis Discher, PhD; Scott Diamond, PhD; and Wei Guo, PhD

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3:00 PM

CIS Seminar: “Learning in dynamic environments”

October 22 at 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Wu and Chen Auditorium (Room 101), Levine Hall, 3330 Walnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104 United States
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Abstract: In many online systems participants use data and algorithms to experiment and learn how to best use the system. Examples include traffic routing as well as online auctions. Game theory classically studies Nash equilibrium as the outcome of selfish interaction, and has many examples illustrating that selfish behavior can lead to suboptimal outcome for […]

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