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KITP Weekly Program of Scientific Activities

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Tuesday, May 30

1:00pm Physics of Hearing: From Neurobiology to Information Theory and Back Main Seminar Room
All
All participants-Introduction to the KITP
1:30pm Physics of Hearing: From Neurobiology to Information Theory and Back Main Seminar Room
Tobias Reichenbach (Imperial College)
Introduction to the program
1:45pm Physics of Hearing: From Neurobiology to Information Theory and Back Main Seminar Room
Jim Hudspeth (The Rockefeller University)
Mechanical amplification by ion channels and myosin molecules in hair cells of the inner ear
2:00pm Special Seminar Auditorium
Douglas Stanford (IAS)
Diving into traversable wormholes.
2:00pm The Galaxy-Halo Connection Across Cosmic Time Small Seminar Room
All
All participants-Moderated discussion: sub halos
4:00pm Physics Department Colloquium Broida 1640
Alexander L. Rudolph (Cal Poly University)
Cal-­Bridge and CAMPARE: Engaging Underrepresented Students in Physics and Astronomy

Wednesday, May 31

10:00am Physics of Hearing: From Neurobiology to Information Theory and Back Small Seminar Room
Pascal Martin (Institut Curie)
The hair bundle as sensor and amplifier in the hair cell
10:30am Scattering Amplitudes and Beyond Auditorium
Johannes Broedel (Humboldt Univ.)
One-loop open-string amplitudes: a laboratory for elliptic multiple zeta values
1:30pm Scattering Amplitudes and Beyond Auditorium
Dhritiman Nandan (Univ. of Edinburgh)
TBA
1:30pm Physics of Hearing: From Neurobiology to Information Theory and Back Main Seminar Room
Dick Lyon (Google)
Extracting information from sound by modeling the human auditory system with auditory images
2:00pm The Galaxy-Halo Connection Across Cosmic Time Small Seminar Room
Mark Voit (MSU)
Peng Oh (UCSB)
TBA

Thursday, Jun 1

10:00am Physics of Hearing: From Neurobiology to Information Theory and Back Auditorium
Daniel Robert (Bristol)
The ears in insects as small sensors for detection sound direction, frequency and magnitude
1:30pm Physics of Hearing: From Neurobiology to Information Theory and Back Main Seminar Room
Jim Hudspeth (The Rockefeller University)
Experimental evidence for a Hopf bifurcation underlying the hair cell's active process
2:00pm The Galaxy-Halo Connection Across Cosmic Time Auditorium
All
All Participants-ArXiv discussion
2:15pm Physics of Hearing: From Neurobiology to Information Theory and Back Main Seminar Room
Andrei Kozlov (Imperial College)
Gating without swinging: lipid bilayer mediates ion-channel cooperativity in a model of hair-cell sound transduction and amplification

Friday, Jun 2

10:00am Physics of Hearing: From Neurobiology to Information Theory and Back Small Seminar Room
Hynek Hermansky (Johns Hopkins)
Human hearing and speech technology
1:30pm Physics of Hearing: From Neurobiology to Information Theory and Back Small Seminar Room
Dick Lyon (Google)
Combining acoustic and auditory concepts for efficient multi-microphone signal processing
2:00pm The Galaxy-Halo Connection Across Cosmic Time Auditorium
Neal Dalal (Univ. of Illinois)
Shun Saito (MPI for Astrophysics)
Johannes Lange (Yale)
10 min talks
2:15pm Physics of Hearing: From Neurobiology to Information Theory and Back Small Seminar Room
Daniel Robert (Bristol)
Hearing ahead: challenges and opportunities in microscale insect hearing

Seminar Rooms, Auditorium, Commons Room, and Founders' Room are located on the 1st floor of Kohn Hall. Coffee and cookies are served daily in Kohn Hall Commons Room at 3:15 p.m. except on those Tuesdays when there is a Physics Department Colloquium.
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