Colloquium Schedule - Fall 2018

Thursdays - 3:45 pm in Nielsen Hall 170.

Coffee and cookies are served at 3:15 pm in the Nielsen Hall Atrium.

The Physics and Astronomy colloquium is a forum for invited scientists to present modern research in a fashion accessible to those with a background in physics, but who are not experts in the field. Talks are aimed at a graduate level.

If you have questions about our colloquia, please contact Ferah Munshi at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)




Aug 23 No Colloquium 1st week of Classes
Aug 30 Open Date
Sep 06 Aida Wofford Stars and gas in the most metal-poor galaxies: SBS 0335-052E
Henry IA-UNAM (Ensenada)
Sep 13 Amanda Moffett Constraining the Growth of Structure with Galaxy Surveys
Munshi Vanderbilt
Sep 20 Alexander Turbiner Quantum (classical) many-body problem: recent advances
Milton UNAM - Mexico City
Sep 27 Peter Engels From artificial gauge fields to negative-mass hydrodynamics: Studying quantum mechanics with ultracold atoms
Blume Washington State University
Oct 04 Kevin Beach Quantum Evolution in Doodles and Sketches
Uchoa University of Mississippi
Oct 11 Doreen Wackeroth News from the Precision Frontier at the Large Hadron Collider
Kao University at Buffalo – SUNY
Oct 18 Nienke van der Marel Zooming into the structures of planet-forming disks with ALMA
Wisniewski NRC- Herzberg
Oct 25 Duane Lee Playing Your CARDs Right: Leveraging (One-Shot) Galactic Chemical Evolution Models to Understand and Predict Chemical Abundance
Munshi MIT
Nov 01 Thomas Prete CANCELLED
Gutierrez Pratt & Whitney
Nov 08 David Curtin Particle Physics at the Lifetime Frontier
Stupak University of Toronto
Nov 13 (Tuesday 3:45pm) Grant Biedermann Measuring inertial forces with ultracold neutral atoms
Blume Sandia National Lab
Nov 15 Bonnie Meinke The Wonderful Worlds of Webb: What JWST means for planetary science
Wisniewski STSci
Nov 22 No Colloquium Thanksgiving
Nov 27 (Tuesday 3:45pm) Ronald Walsworth Quantum diamond sensors and their diverse applications
Blume Harvard, SAO
Nov 29 Brian Anderson Quantum Turbulence in Flatland
Blume Arizona
Dec 06 Allison Kirkpatrick Dusty Galaxies in the Distant Universe
Munshi Kansas
Dec 13 No Colloquium Finals Week

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