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Distinguished Scientists Lecture Series

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Mark your calendar and plan to arrive early for these popular free lectures—now in their 14th year!—sponsored by the SMC Associates ( www.smc.edu/associates), SMC Office of Publis Programs, and the SMC Earth Science, Life Science, and Physical Sciences departments. For details, call (310) 434-4303.
 Seating is strictly on a first-arrival basis.
 
 
An Organic Chemistry Perspective for
the Design, Synthesis, and Testing of
Artificial Molecular Machines
Miguel Garcia-Garibay
Professor and current Chair of the UCLA Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry who is Associate Editor of the Journal of the American Chemical Society, on the advisory boards of Crystal Growth and Design and The Journal of Organic Chemistry, and a member of the National Research Council’s Chemical Science Roundtable will talk about his research on reactions in highly organized crystalline media.
 
Tue, September 23 | 11:15am | Free | Science 140
 
 
 
No One’s Fault, but Everyone’s Problem: Protecting Cultural Heritage from
Earthquake Damage
Jerry Podany
Senior Conservator of Antiquities for the J. Paul Getty Museum who is the former President of the International Institute for Conservation and former President of the American Institute for Conservation will discuss how the museum protects its collections from  earthquake damage.
Thu, October 23 | 11:15am | Free | Science 140
 
 
Solar Energy and You:
Pieces of the Solution
Gerald Bernstein
Director of the San Francisco Bay region’s Advanced Transportation and Renewable Energy program in the California Community College system, co-founder of the Stanford Transportation Group, and former Director at SRI International will outline solar industry developments from homeowner and societal perspectives.
Thu, November 13 | 11:15am | Free | Science 140