University Scholar Series

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The University Scholar Series is co-sponsored by the Office of the Provost, the University Library, and the Spartan Bookstore. This series provides a unique opportunity for showcasing the important research and scholarly activities of SJSU faculty members.

All students, faculty, and staff members are invited to attend these events. Members of the public are welcome as well! Please visit the University Scholar Series website or the University Scholar Series Facebook Page for more information.


Spring 2016 Presenters:  Save-the-Dates

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Marco Meniketti

Wednesday, February 24, 2016, 12:00 - 1:00 pm in MLK 225/229

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Ivano Aiello

Wednesday, March 23, 2016, 12:00 - 1:00 pm in MLK 225/229

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Janet Stemwedel

Wednesday, April 20, 2016, 12:00 - 1:00 pm in MLK 255/257


Fall 2015 Presenters:

Matthew Holian

Matthew Holian

Wednesday, September 30, 2015, 12:00 - 1:00 pm in MLK 225/229

Professor Matthew J. Holian’s recent research involves air pollution in California and India.  His analysis of data from numerous sources reveals trends and relationships related to air pollution, regulations, and economic growth among other factors.

Matthew Holian Event flyer (PDF)

Michael Kaufman

Michael Kaufman

Wednesday, October 28, 2015, 12:00 - 1:00 pm in MLK 225/229

Dr. Kaufman's astrophysics research focuses on the interactions and feedback between newly formed stars and the interstellar medium - the raw material form which stars form.

Michael Kaufman Event flyer (PDF)