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Wednesdays@NICO

Wednesdays@NICO is a vibrant weekly seminar series focusing broadly on the topics of complex systems and data science.  It brings together attendees ranging from graduate students to senior faculty who span all of the schools across Northwestern, from applied math to sociology to biology and every discipline in-between. This seminar series not only brings some of the top researchers in complex systems from around the country to NICO, but also stimulates interdisciplinary discussion and collaborations. Please join us on Wednesdays at 12 PM US Central in person in Chambers Hall or via Zoom.

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Winter 2023 Seminar Speakers

Subterranean dynamics in Earth and Mars, inferred from big and small seismic data

Suzan van der Lee - Sarah Rebecca Roland Professor, Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, Northwestern University
January 25, 2023, 12:00pm Central

In person: Chambers Hall, 600 Foster Street, Lower Level
Remote option: https://northwestern.zoom.us/j/95501815086
Passcode: NICO23

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Lightning Talks With Northwestern Scholars

February 1, 2023, 12pm Central

In person: Chambers Hall, 600 Foster Street, Lower Level
Remote option: https://northwestern.zoom.us/j/92972622141
Passcode: NICO23

Speakers:

  • Emilio Lehoucq - PhD Candidate, Department of Sociology, Northwestern University
  • Abby Smith - PhD Candidate, Department of Statistics and Data Science, Northwestern University
  • Emma Zajdela - PhD Candidate, Department of Engineering Sciences and Applied Mathematics, Northwestern University

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Science on the Web: How networks bias academic communication online

Ágnes Horvát - Assistant Professor, Communication Studies, School of Communication, Northwestern University
February 8, 2023, 12pm Central

In person: Chambers Hall, 600 Foster Street, Lower Level
Remote option: https://northwestern.zoom.us/j/95881985279
Passcode: NICO23

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Science of science, law of law, and patterns of patents: universal citation dynamics in knowledge systems

Yong-Yeol "YY" Ahn, Associate Professor, Center for Complex Networks and Systems Research, Luddy School of Informatics, Computing, and Engineering, Indiana University Bloomington
February 15, 2023, 12pm Central

In person: Chambers Hall, 600 Foster Street, Lower Level
Remote option: https://northwestern.zoom.us/j/93818374439
Passcode: NICO23

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Fetal developmental plasticity as signal-noise problem: the case of nutrients and stress physiology

Chris Kuzawa, John D. MacArthur Professor, Department of Anthroplogy, Northwestern University
February 22, 2023, 12:00pm Central

In person: Chambers Hall, 600 Foster Street, Lower Level
Remote option: https://northwestern.zoom.us/j/91503621521
Passcode: NICO23

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Tractable mathematical modeling of social systems: some successes and failures

Daniel Abrams, Professor of Engineering Sciences and Applied Mathematics and (by courtesy) Physics and Astronomy, Northwestern University
March 1, 2023 12:00pm Central

In person: Chambers Hall, 600 Foster Street, Lower Level
Remote option: https://northwestern.zoom.us/j/98183822887
Passcode: NICO23

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Stigma’s Uneven Decline

Alina Arseniev-Koehler, Assistant Professor, Sociology, Purdue University
March 8, 2023, 12:00pm Central

In person: Chambers Hall, 600 Foster Street, Lower Level
Remote option: https://northwestern.zoom.us/j/91034727443
Passcode: NICO23

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