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    • 0 Roger Spanswick – Meet the Presenters 

      Davies, Peter (2014-06-02)
    • (00) Welcome Remarks 

      Liu, Phillip L. (The Internet-First University Press, 2014-09-27)
    • 00_Keynote Lecture Dr. Marcus A. McFerren: A Journey Through Plant Biology: Botanical Medicine & All It’s Warts 

      McFerren, Marcus A. (Internet-First University Press, 2013-06-28)
      Dr. Marcus A. McFerren presented numerous examples of how the discovery of plant secondary products have helped fight human diseases and how future plant explorations will likely continue to lead to new pharmaceuticals.
    • (01) A Concrete Damage Plasticity Model For Ancient Roman Pozzolanic Concrete Vaulted 

      Perucchio, Renato (The Internet-First University Press, 2014-09-27)
      The invention of pozzolanic concrete (opus caementicium) provided ancient Roman engineers with an extraordinarily versatile and durable building material, which made possible the construction of some of the largest and ...
    • 01_Introduction by Bill Crepet 

      Crepet, William L. (Internet-First University Press, 2013-06-29)
      Dr. William L. Crepet welcomed the attendees and speakers by pointing out the diversity of research and services provided by the Department. He also drew upon many personnel anecdotes from his long career as Chair.
    • 02_Introduction by Dr. Jan Nyrop 

      Nyrop, Jan (Internet-First University Press, 2013-06-29)
      Dr. Jan Nyrop also welcomed the attendees and discussed the current and future important roles of the College and the College’s commitment to agriculture in New York State.
    • (03) State-Based Peridynamic Lattice Modeling of Reinforced Concrete Structures 

      Gerstle, Walter (Internet-First University Press, 2014-09-27)
      Continuum peridynamics provides an alternative to continuum mechanics. However, peridynamics is more general because it allows cracks to emerge. However, peridynamics requires further discretization to be implemented on ...
    • 03_Introduction by Shaoqun (Simon) Zhou 

      Zhou, Shaoqun (Internet-First University Press, 2013-06-29)
      Mr. Shaogun (Simon) Zhou represented the many, highly diverse graduate students currently in the Department and pointed out the importance of graduate training.
    • 04_Early History of Botany at Cornell 

      Cobb, Edward D. (Internet-First University Press, 2013-06-29)
      Mr. Edward D. Cobb presented a lecture outlining the first 75 plus years of botanical history at the University and showed how the study of plants influenced the early growth of Cornell.
    • (05) Thunderhead Engineering – Continuing the Rand Hall Ethos 

      Swenson, Daniel (The Internet-First University Press, 2014-09-27)
      Tony Ingraffea inspired us. In me, he reinforced the love of programming and amazement at the ability of applied mathematics to represent the real world. At some level, we all want people to recognize and appreciate what ...
    • 05_The McClintock Years 

      Kass, Lee B. (Internet-First University Press, 2013-06-29)
      Dr. Lee B. Kass discussed the important contributions of previous faculty to the development of Barbara McClintock’s research, which ultimately resulted in her receiving a Nobel Prize in 1983.
    • 06_The Early Integrated History of the Four Cornell Herbaria 

      Dirig, Robert (Internet-First University Press, 2013-06-29)
      Mr. Robert Dirig discussed the history of Cornell University’s four major herbaria, which include collections of vascular plants, algae, fungi, and lichens, and showed how these herbaria contributed to the University’s prestige.
    • (07) Working with Tony is everything it's cracked up to be 

      Pingali, Keshav (The Internet-First University Press, 2014-09-27)
      Back in 2000, NSF awarded a consortium of universities, led by Cornell, one of the first large Information Technology Research (ITR) grants for a project titled "Adaptive Software for Field-driven Simulations." As the ...
    • 07_The Tompkins County Flora: A new life for a cherished collection 

      Nixon, Kevin C. (Internet-First University Press, 2013-06-29)
      Dr. Kevin C. Nixon developed the theme of how herbaria influence (and will continue to influence) both basic and applied research.
    • 08_Plant Biology in the Next 100 Years 

      Roeder, Adrienne (Internet-First University Press, 2013-06-29)
      Dr. Adrienne Roeder reviewed the many changes that have occurred since the University was first founded, and made the important point that “If we can predict the scientific developments in the next 100 years, we have failed ...
    • (09) Non-manifold Geometric Modeling as a Framework for Computational Mechanics 

      Martha, Luiz Fernando (The Internet-First University Press, 2014-09-27)
      Geometric modeling is an area of computer graphics that deals with creation, manipulation, maintenance, and analysis of representations of geometric forms of two and three-dimensional objects. It is applied in several ...
    • 1 Roger Spanswick – Brief History 

      Davies, Peter (2014-06-02)
    • 101 - Introduction to Data Sets: Bureau of Economic Analysis Economic Statistics 

      Mead, Ian (APDU's Public Data University, 2014-03-12)
      Part of APDU's Public Data University series, this webinar serves as a baseline learning experience and systematic overview of economic statistics at the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis. This presentation will explore the ...
    • 101 - Introduction to Data Sets: Bureau of Labor Statistics Economic Statistics 

      U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (APDU's Public Data University, 2014-02-19)
      Part of APDU's Public Data University series, this webinar serves as a baseline learning experience and systematic overview of economic statistics at the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. This presentation will explore the ...