Resurrecting Historical Monuments: 3D Models, Metadata, and the Case of the Lady Chapel at Saint-Germain-des-Prés

    Speaker: Kristine Tanton, Ph.D., IDRE Scholar, Department of Art History, University of California, Los Angeles   Time: 11:45 A.M. – 1 P.M. (Lunch will be served*) Date: May 10, 2017 Location: 5628, Math Sciences Building RSVP: https://idre.ucla.edu/calendar-event/resurrecting-historical-monuments#rsvp   Abstract: How do art and architectural historians study monuments that have been lost to time?...
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Current and future requirements for Advanced Research Cyberinfrastructure – Panel Discussion

The Institute for Digital Research and Education is pleased to announce a panel discussion on current and future requirements for Advanced Research Cyberinfrastructure (ARC). The discussion will be led by the following early career researchers from various disciplines across the UCLA campus. Bao Wang – Mathematics Alan Farahani – Cotsen Institute of Archaeology Karthik Sarma...
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UCLA/CESMII Project Presentation: Container Orchestration (Kubernetes, Docker Swarm) and Workflows – Part 1

OIT Conference Room 3909 3909 Math Sciences Building, 520 Portola Plaza, Los Angeles, CA, United States

IDRE will be presenting a container orchestration Demo for Docker containers.  First part of the presentation will be Docker installation, container creation, moving container from one host to another.   Second part will utilize Kubernetes to do orchestration.

UCLA/CESMII Project Presentation: Container Orchestration (Kubernetes, Docker Swarm) and Workflows – Part 2

OIT Conference Room 3909 3909 Math Sciences Building, 520 Portola Plaza, Los Angeles, CA, United States

IDRE will be presenting a container orchestration Demo for Docker containers.  First part of the presentation will be Docker installation, container creation, moving container from one host to another.   Second part will utilize Kubernetes to do orchestration.

UCLA/CESMII Project Presentation: Container Orchestration (Kubernetes, Docker Swarm) and Workflows – Part 3

OIT Conference Room 3909 3909 Math Sciences Building, 520 Portola Plaza, Los Angeles, CA, United States

IDRE will be presenting a container orchestration Demo for Docker containers.  The first part of the presentation will be Docker installation, container creation, moving the container from one host to another.   We will demo deploying containers for load balancing and high availability by deploying them on multiple nodes.

UCLA/CESMII Project Presentation: Container Orchestration (Kubernetes, Docker Swarm) and Workflows – Part 4

OIT Conference Room 3909 3909 Math Sciences Building, 520 Portola Plaza, Los Angeles, CA, United States

IDRE will be presenting a container orchestration Demo for Docker containers.  The first part of the presentation will be Docker installation, container creation, moving the container from one host to another.   We will demo deploying containers for load balancing and high availability by deploying them on multiple nodes. In part 4 of the presentation series,...
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University Stats Camp: Multilevel Structural Equation Modeling with xxM Seminar

OIT Conference Room 5308B 5308B Math Sciences Building, 520 Portola Plaza, Los Angeles, CA, United States

A comprehensive 3-day Stats Camp seminar on Multilevel SEM with xxM. This seminar teaches skills necessary to conduct analysis of complex multilevel data-structures from an nLevel Structural Equation Modeling perspective. Conventional multilevel modeling and multilevel-structural equation modeling work well with ‘standard’ multilevel data. The n-Level structural equation modeling (NL-SEM) framework is intended for both conventional and...
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University Stats Camp: Longitudinal Structural Equation Modeling (SEM) Seminar

A comprehensive 3-day Stats Camp seminar on Longitudinal SEM. This camp is an intensive seminar consisting of lectures, discussions and one-on-one consultations to provide participants with advanced training in SEM for the analysis of longitudinal data. Topics include: Design and measurement issues in cross-sectional and longitudinal research Traditional panel designs Overview of missing data Latent...
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Forum – Research in the Cloud at UCLA

IDRE Portal 5628 Math Sciences Building, 520 Portola Plaza, Los Angeles, CA, United States

An open forum for discussing, learning about and leveraging cloud resources for research at UCLA. This event is oriented primarily for faculty who already are or are considering using the cloud to support their research. Small projects or large, North or South campus, beginner or advanced users are welcome to ask questions and share experiences. The forum will begin with...
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Forum – Research in the Cloud at UCLA

IDRE Portal 5628 Math Sciences Building, 520 Portola Plaza, Los Angeles, CA, United States

An open forum for discussing, learning about and leveraging cloud resources for research at UCLA. This event is oriented primarily for faculty who already are or are considering using the cloud to support their research. Small projects or large, North or South campus, beginner or advanced users are welcome to ask questions and share experiences. The forum will begin with...
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Forum – Research in the Cloud at UCLA

IDRE Portal 5628 Math Sciences Building, 520 Portola Plaza, Los Angeles, CA, United States

An open forum for discussing, learning about and leveraging cloud resources for research at UCLA. This event is oriented primarily for faculty who already are or are considering using the cloud to support their research. Small projects or large, North or South campus, beginner or advanced users are welcome to ask questions and share experiences. The forum will begin with...
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Forum – Research in the Cloud at UCLA

IDRE Portal 5628 Math Sciences Building, 520 Portola Plaza, Los Angeles, CA, United States

An open forum for discussing, learning about and leveraging cloud resources for research at UCLA. This event is oriented primarily for faculty who already are or are considering using the cloud to support their research. Small projects or large, North or South campus, beginner or advanced users are welcome to ask questions and share experiences. The forum will begin with...
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Forum – Research in the Cloud at UCLA

IDRE Portal 5628 Math Sciences Building, 520 Portola Plaza, Los Angeles, CA, United States

An open forum for discussing, learning about and leveraging cloud resources for research at UCLA. This event is oriented primarily for faculty who already are or are considering using the cloud to support their research. Small projects or large, North or South campus, beginner or advanced users are welcome to ask questions and share experiences. The forum will begin with...
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Free

Forum – Research in the Cloud at UCLA

IDRE Portal 5628 Math Sciences Building, 520 Portola Plaza, Los Angeles, CA, United States

An open forum for discussing, learning about and leveraging cloud resources for research at UCLA. This event is oriented primarily for faculty who already are or are considering using the cloud to support their research. Small projects or large, North or South campus, beginner or advanced users are welcome to ask questions and share experiences. The forum will begin with...
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Free

Forum – Research in the Cloud at UCLA

IDRE Portal 5628 Math Sciences Building, 520 Portola Plaza, Los Angeles, CA, United States

An open forum for discussing, learning about and leveraging cloud resources for research at UCLA. This event is oriented primarily for faculty who already are or are considering using the cloud to support their research. Small projects or large, North or South campus, beginner or advanced users are welcome to ask questions and share experiences. The forum will begin with...
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Free

Forum – Research in the Cloud at UCLA

IDRE Portal 5628 Math Sciences Building, 520 Portola Plaza, Los Angeles, CA, United States

An open forum for discussing, learning about and leveraging cloud resources for research at UCLA. This event is oriented primarily for faculty who already are or are considering using the cloud to support their research. Small projects or large, North or South campus, beginner or advanced users are welcome to ask questions and share experiences. The forum will begin with...
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XSEDE HPC Workshop – Summer Boot Camp

IDRE Portal 5628 Math Sciences Building, 520 Portola Plaza, Los Angeles, CA, United States

UCLA-IDRE along with XSEDE and Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center is pleased to announce the following four day Summer Boot Camp on High Performance Computing: Event: XSEDE HPC Workshop - Summer Boot Camp When: June 3-6, 2019, 8 AM-2 PM PDT each day Where: 5628 Math Sciences Building, UCLA For details and registration: https://www.psc.edu/hpc-workshop-series/summer-bootcamp-2019 This 4-day event will include MPI, OpenMP,...
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Addressing the Vaccine Crisis: The Digital World, Big Data, and Public Health

James Bridges Theater, UCLA Melnitz Hall 235 Charles E Young Dr, Los Angeles, CA, United States

  Venue: James Bridges Theater, UCLA Melnitz Hall, 235 Charles E Young Dr., Los Angeles, CA - 90095 Register: RSVP link Questions: Contact T.V. Singh Organizers: Vwani Roychowdhury Timothy R. Tangherlini Beth Glenn Catherine Crespi Roshan Bastani Addressing the Vaccine Crisis: The Digital World, Big Data, and Public Health The World Health Organization has identified...
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UCLA/CESMII Presentation on Singularity Container

OIT Conference Room 3909 3909 Math Sciences Building, 520 Portola Plaza, Los Angeles, CA, United States

Singularity in many ways is similar to Docker container which many of you are familiar. The high performance computing community tends to favor Singularity over Docker because Singularity has a better control over security compared to Docker.  In the past presentation we have looked into the security issues on Docker.  So, we won't be looking...
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Advanced Computing and Data Analytics using Comet

IDRE Visualization Portal, Math Sciences Building 5628 520 Portola Plaza, Los Angeles, CA, United States

UCLA-IDRE and San Diego Supercomputer Center (SDSC) are happy to announce the workshop “Advanced Computing and Data Analytics using Comet” as per the following details: Venue: 5628 Math Sciences Bldg. RSVP: Link to the registration form (*lunch is provided) Requirements: Bring your laptop for hands-on exercises. Questions: Contact T.V.Singh Link to the presentation slides: https://github.com/sdsc-scicomp/2019-11-08-comet-workshop-ucla...
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IDRE Early Career Research Day

Sequoia Room, UCLA Faculty Center 480 Charles E Young Dr S, Los Angeles, CA, United States

Venue: Sequoia Room, UCLA Faculty Center, 480 Charles E. Young Drive East, Los Angeles Registration: RSVP link Contact: T.V.Singh The Institute for Digital Research and Education (IDRE) is pleased to announce the upcoming IDRE Early Career Research Day. This event is aimed to highlight the diverse research activities in computational science, data science, information science,...
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IDRE-Early Career Researchers Group Meeting

Zoom

Time:  12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Date: April 22, 2020 Location:  Zoom (the meeting link will be sent to you once you rsvp below) RSVP HERE IDRE is happy to reschedule the first lunch meeting for the IDRE Early Career Research Group to April 22, 2020. Although this first meeting is going to be virtual,...
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Talk: “Power and Sample Size” with Stata Corp’s Chuck Huber

Zoom

In this talk, I introduce the concepts and jargon of power and sample size calculations such as alpha levels, power, and minimum detectable effect sizes.  I do several simple calculations manually and then demonstrate how to replicate these calculations using Stata's -power- commands.  Next, I demonstrate how to create tables and graphs for power, sample...
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Epidemic Model Guided Machine Learning for COVID-19 Forecasts

Zoom

Time:  12:00 PM – 1:00 PM Date: June 05, 2020 Location:  Zoom (you will receive an email after your rsvp) RSVP HERE Link to the presentation's recording and slides Abstract: The novel coronavirus (COVID-19), which causes an acute respiratory disease in humans, has emerged as a global pandemic, and caused an over 250,000 death toll...
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Deep Learning in Medicine

Zoom

Recent years have witnessed a dramatic resurgence of interest in applying deep learning in various research and application areas. In this 2 hour session, we will present a broad and high-level overview on what deep-learning technologies can do for the domains of medicine and healthcare. Our discussion will focus on the three major application fields:...
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National Leadership Class Computing Resources and Opportunities for UCLA Researchers

Zoom

The Department of Energy, National Science Foundation, and the National Aeronautical Space Agency support an ecosystem of “leadership class” computing facilities housing some of the world’s most advanced supercomputers and high-end visualization and data analysis resources. These facilities provide “free” computing cycles at scale and storage to researchers from academia. Access to these resources is...
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Running Applications on the Hoffman2 Cluster: Introduction

Zoom

The Hoffman2 cluster is a powerful computational resource for the UCLA research community. This workshop is part of a three-seminar series designed to introduce users to the Hoffman2 cluster environment and to clarify the process of porting applications or using applications already available on the cluster. It also addresses how to port your workflow to...
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4th Annual Humanitarian Mapathon with USC and UCLA

Zoom

REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN, RSVP HERE!  Wednesday October 28th, 10am (PDT): Welcome message and humanitarian map training Thursday October 29th: Continue mapping and a day of workshops9am Open Street Map with Python 11am Open Data and Tableau 1pm GIS with R 3pm Introduction to QGIS Friday October 30th, 10am (PDT): Wrap-up and closing Keynote with...
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UC GIS Week

Zoom

Register now for the first UC GIS Week conference from Nov. 17th - 19th!  The UC GIS Week committee is proud to announce the first UC-wide GIS Week. Join us for a 3-day virtual conference which celebrates the GIS work of the University of California faculty, staff, students, and alumni. The University of California system...
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Running Applications on the Hoffman2 Cluster, Part I

Zoom

Registration link: https://ucla.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJYqc-6rqz0qGdCvJuus9bUKV2xVtQHZQnHu The Hoffman2 Cluster is a powerful computational resource for the UCLA research community. This workshop is part of a three-seminar series designed to introduce users to the Hoffman2 Cluster environment and to clarify the process of porting applications or using applications already available on the cluster. It also addresses how to port...
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Running Applications on the Hoffman2 Cluster, Part II

Zoom

Registration link: https://ucla.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJIvd-igpjMiGNVkod90GFNhBTuT7pwRfj5- The Hoffman2 Cluster is a powerful computational resource for the UCLA research community. This workshop is part of a three-seminar series designed to introduce users to the Hoffman2 Cluster environment and to clarify the process of porting applications or using applications already available on the cluster. It also addresses how to port...
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Open Science Workshop

IDRE ECR Group is excited to announce Open Science workshop with the following details: Title: Open Science Date and Time: Thursday, March 24, 2022 @10 AM (PST) Video recordings: Part-1. Part-2 Abstract: As the culture and context of academic research evolve with the times, there is a growing realization of the need and power in...
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What is Causal Inference and Where is Data Science Going?

    Speaker: Judea Pearl Professor UCLA Computer Science Department University of California Los Angeles Date and Time:May 27, 2022 @12:00 PM (PST) Presentation slides: idre-may2022.pdf Video recording: https://youtu.be/MNyI1Xkapxg Abstract: The availability of massive amounts of data coupled with an impressive performance of machine learning algorithms has turned data science into one of the most...
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Accessibility Testing Training

Zoom

In this live hour-long webinar, the UCLA Disabilities and Computing Program will introduce the basics of accessibility testing. The ability to identify accessibility errors is the first step in making your content accessible. This class will focus on HTML accessibility and Document accessibility testing. Any questions about this workshop can be emailed to tlee@oarc.ucla.edu. Register...
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Machine Learning of the Ocean Overturning Circulation

  Speaker: Aviv Solodoch, Ph.D. IDRE Scholar, Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences, University of California Los Angeles Location: Virtual (Click here for the recording)   Abstract: The meridional overturning circulation (MOC) in the oceans is a fundamental circulation pattern whereby surface water cool and densify in polar regions, and subsequently sink to great depths. These dense...
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Understanding scientific fields via network analysis and topic modeling

  Speaker: Harlin Lee, Ph.D. IDRE Fellow Mathematics Department University of California Los Angeles   Location: Virtual Recording: https://youtu.be/EkY_4gre9yU   Abstract: As scientific disciplines get larger and more complex, it becomes impossible for an individual researcher to be familiar with the entire body of literature. This forces them to specialize in a sub-field, and unfortunately,...
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Unsupervised Discovery of Ancestry Informative Markers and Genetic Admixture Proportions in Biobank-Scale Data Sets

Speaker: Seyoon Ko, Ph.D. IDRE Fellow Computational Medicine University of California Los Angeles     Location: Virtual Recording of the presentation: https://youtu.be/8YAyHAp9Pfc Abstract: Admixture estimation is crucial in ancestry inference and genomewide association studies (GWAS). Computer programs such as ADMIXTURE and STRUCTURE are commonly employed to estimate the admixture proportions of sample individuals. However, these...
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Urban biodiversity: the importance of scale

Speaker: Nannan Gao, Ph.D. IDRE Fellow Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology University of California Los Angeles   Location: Virtual via zoom Registration Link: https://ucla.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJ0sdeGgqj0pHNzapieckX5w-dQAFTDr3d5D Abstract: While much is known about the scaling of biodiversity, less is known about specifically how biodiversity scales in urban areas. This is an important question because over two-thirds of...
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Stability and Resolvent Analysis of Fluid Flows – Methods and Challenges

Speaker: Victoria Rolandi, Ph.D. IDRE Fellow Mechanical and Aerospace Department University of California Los Angeles   Location: Virtual via Zoom Recording available at: https://youtu.be/m9MTRk0ggrk Abstract: Understanding the transition of fluid flows has been and still is a crucial focus in fluid dynamics. Stability theory has greatly helped on this side and has opened the door to...
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When will Quantum Computing be ready for Scientific Computing?

IDRE Portal 5628 Math Sciences Building, 520 Portola Plaza, Los Angeles, CA, United States

Speaker: Jens Palsberg, Ph.D., MBA Professor of Computer Science Samueli School of Engineering University of California Los Angeles   Recording link: https://youtu.be/NCcigLa_c7E   Description: Quantum computing is rapidly getting better but still has some way to go before it can make a difference in science and business. I will introduce the field, give the status...
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Leveraging big data in ecology and atmospheric science to study impacts of wildfire smoke on birds

  Speaker: Olivia Sanderfoot, Ph.D. IDRE Fellow Ecology & Evolutionary Biology University of California Los Angeles     Location: Link to the recording Time: 11:30 AM – 12:30 PM (PST) Registration Link: https://youtu.be/Xked2hZBq44   Abstract: Global wildfire activity is increasing globally, and people and wildlife are increasingly exposed to hazardous smoke. Despite the well-established risks wildfire...
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On Functional Brain Network and Dynamic Multivariate task fMRI Analysis

IDRE Portal 5628 Math Sciences Building, 520 Portola Plaza, Los Angeles, CA, United States

Speaker: Prof. Nathan Spreng James McGill Professor of Neurology and Neurosurgery, McGill University Director, Laboratory of Brain and Cognition, Montreal Neurological Institute. RSVP: Link to the recording of the second session. The impact of loneliness on functional brain network organization across the lifespan (11:00 AM - 12:00 PM): Loneliness emerges when one’s need for interpersonal...
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Intro to Julia: A fast dynamic language for statistical computing and data science

      Speaker: Seyoon Ko, Ph.D. IDRE Fellow and Assistant Adjunct Professor, Mathematics Department, University of California Los Angeles     Location: Virtual Link to the recording: https://youtu.be/lmtHtuyl-Q0  Abstract: Julia (http://julialang.org) is a modern open-source programming language for technical computing. Its design offers much greater speed and productivity compared to R or Python, as...
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Data-driven prediction of vortex dynamics with hierarchical graph neural networks

Alec Linot   Speaker: Alec Linot, Ph.D. IDRE Fellow Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering University of California Los Angeles     Location: Zoom (Registration required) Time: 11:30 AM – 12:30 PM (PST) Video Link: https://youtu.be/E8f2lrHMOa8   Abstract: Forecasting the dynamics of fluid flows plays a crucial role in our understanding of processes such as the swimming...
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Computational approaches in clinical epigenomics

Speaker: Fei-Man Hsu, Ph.D. IDRE Fellow Department of Molecular, Cell, and Developmental Biology University of California Los Angeles       Time: 11:30 AM – 12:30 PM (PST) Date: March 1, 2024 View recording: https://youtu.be/RVfoXBN66HU Abstract: DNA methylation signatures have high predictive value and could be used to predict health outcomes. Challenges remained in clinical...
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ACCESS – Advanced computing systems and services for university researchers

RSVP link: https://ucla.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJwrcuiprj8pEtb0HFIN3H1PdxN-B6_IkDps The US National Science Foundation supports an ecosystem of computing facilities housing some of the most advanced supercomputers and high-end visualization and data analysis resources. Its ACCESS program is to help researchers and educators, with or without supporting grants, to utilize the nation’s advanced computing systems and services. Its computing facilities provide...
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Interacting Dynamical System Modeling for Science: Construction, Generalization, and Applications

Speaker: Xiao Luo, Ph.D. IDRE Fellow Department of Computer Science University of California Los Angeles   Time: 11:30 AM – 12:30 PM (PST) Date: March 28, 2024 Link to the recording: https://youtu.be/0_WwPe-kV-Q Abstract: Many real-world systems such as disease transmission, molecular dynamics, and spring systems can be considered as multi-agent dynamical systems, where multiple objects interact with...
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Challenges to mitigating climate change drivers and associated risks of surpassing lower emission targets

  Speaker: Robert Fofrich, Ph.D. IDRE and UC President's Postdoctoral Fellow Institute of the Environment and Sustainability University of California Los Angeles    Place: Virtual (Link to the video recording) Abstract: Lower climate change mitigation pathways require large and swift reductions in anthropogenic CO2 emissions worldwide, a substantial portion arising from fossil energy sources utilized in electricity generation. Thus,...
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