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The Division of Physical Sciences is committed to sharing information about its administration, academics, outreach and research—from people to their changemaking activities—with a full-service news and multimedia team. From writing stories and media training, to coordinating press interviews and posting social media news, we cover the physical sciences around the clock, year-round.

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Statistics & Data Science Symposium
Beyond Big, Missing or Corrupted Data

January 19-20, 2019 | Register
At this two-day conference/workshop environment, we aim at bringing in a group of outstanding researchers that challenge and push the frontiers of statistics as applied to the data science. The conference will focus on the growing impact of data-driven science on the field of statistics and vice versa.

Opening Reception: Q-MEEN-C
Quantum Materials for Energy Efficient Neuromorphic Computing

January 25, 2019 | Register
Join us for a celebratory introduction by 52nd District Representative Scott Peters and Distinguished Professor and Director Ivan Schuller, who will welcome the new Energy Frontiers Research Center (EFRC) called Q-MEEN-C and 19 national and international researchers to campus. Light refreshments will be served.


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