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UC Riverside Science Lecture Series

We are pleased to announce the 2020 UC Riverside Science Lecture Series: Big Data Science

In the last couple of decades, scientists have developed technologies that allow us to collect and analyze data in ways we never imagined. The Big Data that those technologies generate have transformed not only how scientists do their research, but also how we as humans view our world. This series will explore the progression of new technologies in areas such as statistics, climate, environment, agriculture, biology, medicine, mathematics and astronomy – and discuss how it is changing our world.

6 – 7 p.m.
University Theatre
Humanities 400
UC Riverside

Free and open to the public
Free parking in UCR Lot 6
Refreshments! T-shirt giveaways while supplies last!

Lecture Dates & Speakers:

Tuesday, April 7

The Plurality of Worlds: Searching for Life in a Universe of Data

Stephen Kane

Associate Professor of Planetary Astrophysics

UCR College of Natural and Agricultural Sciences

 Tuesday, April 14

From Sources to Space: How Big Data Can Help Us Manage Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Francesca Hopkins

Assistant Professor of Climate Change & Sustainability

UCR College of Natural and Agricultural Sciences

 Tuesday, April 21

Computational Modeling Meets Artificial Intelligence: Digital Twin of a Patient

Mark Alber

Distinguished Professor of Mathematics

Director of the Interdisciplinary Center for Quantitative Modeling in Biology

UCR College of Natural and Agricultural Sciences

 Tuesday, April 28

Big Data at the Intersect of Drug Discovery and Genome Biology

Thomas Girke

Professor of Bioinformatics

Director of High-Performance Computing Center

UCR College of Natural and Agricultural Sciences


For more information, please visit the UC Riverside Science Lecture Series website at: https://cnas.ucr.edu/news/science-lecture-series.