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Engineering & Technology Colloquia

The Engineering and Technology Colloquia series provides a forum to learn about new technologies and applications, to showcase the work done at STScI and to allow the exchange of ideas among our staff and the speakers. The topics of the Colloquia are of broad interest to our engineering, technical and astronomical research staff with an emphasis on innovative and leading edge technologies in the computer sciences, information technology, systems engineering and other disciplines as those used at STScI.

2014-2015 Schedule

Talks begin at 3:00 p.m. with tea and cookies served 15 minutes before unless otherwise indicated.

Date Speaker Topic
September 9
(10:00 a.m.)
Niall Gaffney
Texas Advanced Computing Center (Texas at Austin)
Bringing Big Data to the Texas Advanced Computing Center
October 28 (tbd tentative date)
November 18 (tbd tentative date)
December 2 Dr. Ellen Stofan
NASA Chief Scientist
January 27 (tbd tentative date)
February 17 (tbd tentative date)
March 3 (tbd tentative date)
April 7 (tbd tentative date)
May 5 (tbd tentative date)
June 2 (tbd tentative date)

General Information

The monthly colloquia are held at STScI's John Bahcall Auditorium at 3:00 PM on the first Tuesday of the month, preceded by tea and cookies at 2:45 unless otherwise indicated.

All lectures will be webcasted live and archived. Please go to the webcast site site to view the lectures.

For more information contact: Jesse Doggett (