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Each year, the Graduate Welfare Committee invites one individual from another university to speak. The event is partially funded by the department. Previous speakers include:


James Yorke

Distinguished University Professor of Math and Physics

Institute for Physical Sciences and Technology

University of Maryland


John (Jan) L. Hall

Nobel Prize in Physics, 2005

University of Colorado - Boulder


Nima Arkani-Hamed

Institute for Advance Study

Princeton University