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Winter 2010 Newsletter

Sigma Xi National Lecturer: America’s Energy Future: Nuclear and Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency for Urban Energy Sustainability
Dr. Lawrence Papay, CEO and Principal, PQR National Academy of Engineering

As you will have noticed, in order to contain costs, this Newsletter has been sent to you electronically. Future Newsletters will reach you in the same way.

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Fall 2009 Newsletter

Sigma Xi National Lecturer: Role of Engineers in Managing Risks From Natural Hazards
Professor Robert B. Gilbert, University of Texas, Austin

Local Honor Lecturer: Cooking, Fishing and Jogging through Phase Space: A Practical Guide to Discovering (and Understanding) New Materials
Professor Paul C. Canfield Department of Physics and Astronomy, ISU

We need to have you begin to think about those graduate students and colleagues whom you would wish to nominate for either Associate or Full Membership in Sigma Xi, or for Promotion from Associate To Full Membership. We also encourage you to consider those outstanding undergraduates who have had a research experience and whom you would wish to honor by nomination as Undergraduate Research Scholars.

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Spring 2009 Newsletter

Initiation Banquet

Professor William Simpkins, Geological and Atmospheric Sciences, Iowa State University: The Future of the Ames Aquifer Through the Eyes of Computer Modeling

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Winter 2009 Newsletter

Sigma Xi National Lecturer: Sustainable Industry in a Changing Society
John Carberry, Director, Environmental Technology, Dupont National Academy of Sciences

Our Newsletters are sent to all active (dues-paid) members who were affiliated with the ISU Chapter last year, and to many on campus who may have been members in the past (we mail the Newsletter to over 600 addresses). The address on the Newsletter indicates our understanding of your current dues an affiliation status (the address and dues status are continually updated as we receive information on changes-the latest update may not have been made at the time this Newsletter is mailed).

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Fall 2008 Newsletter

Sigma Xi National Lecturer: Environmental Impacts of Ethanol Production: The Good, the Bad and the Alternatives
Professor Felicia Wu, University of Pittsburgh & The Society for Risk Analysis

Local Honor Lecturer: Magnetic Refrigeration & Cooling: An Energy Efficient & Green Cooling Technology for the 21st Century
Professor Karl Gschneidner, Ames Laboratory & Department of Materials Science & Engineering, ISU

We need to have you begin to think about those graduate students and colleagues whom you would wish to nominate for either Associate or Full Membership in Sigma Xi, or for Promotion from Associate To Full Membership. We also encourage you to consider those outstanding undergraduates who have had a research experience and whom you would wish to honor by nomination as Undergraduate Research Scholars.