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Physics and Astronomy

Department Colloquia Fall 2013

Chem-Phys 155
Fridays 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Refreshments are served in Chem-Phys 179 at 3:15 PM

Colloquia distinguished by a shift in time or place are indicated by an *. Please see the accompanying links for details.

Some links may not be active until the week of the talk.

August 30
Dr. Elizabeth McGrath
Colby College
Tracing the Formation of Massive Galaxies in the Early Universe
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Faculty Host: Mike Cavagnero

September 6
Dr. Ribhu Kaul
University of Kentucky
Quantum Critical Spin Systems
Abstract…
Faculty Host: Ganpathy Murthy

September 13
Dr. Lloyd Knox
University of California Davis
Cosmological Implications of Recent Low-noise, High-resolution Measurements of the Cosmic Microwave Background
Abstract…
Faculty Host: Renee Fatemi

September 20
Dr. Oana Jurchescu
Wake Forest University
Charge Transport in Organic Materials and Devices
Abstract…
Faculty Host: Joe Brill

September 27
Dr. Tim Heckman
Johns Hopkins University
The Co-Evolution of Galaxies and Black Holes: A Local Perspective
Abstract…
Faculty Host: Renbin Yan

October 4
Dr. Petr Horava
University of California Berkeley
Quantum Gravity with Anisotropic Scaling and the Multicritical Universe
Abstract…
Faculty Host: Sumit Das

October 11
No Colloquium


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Faculty Host:

October 18
Dr. Matthew Fisher
University of California, Santa Barbara
Quantum Tapestries
Abstract…
Faculty Host: Ribhu Kaul

October 25
Dr. Lance Delong
University of Kentucky
Controlled Magnetic Reversal and Emergent Metamagnetism in Permalloy Films Patterned into Artificial Quasicrystals
Abstract…
Faculty Host: Sumit Das

November 1
Dr. Jodi Cooley
Southern Methodist University
TBA
Abstract…
Faculty Host: Renee Fatemi

November 8
Dr. David Singh
Oak Ridge National Labs

Abstract…
Faculty Host: Ganpathy Murthy

November 15
Dr. Pascal Oesch
STSI
TBA
Abstract…
Faculty Host: Dale Kocevski

November 22
Dr. Tim Chupp
University of Michigan

Abstract…
Faculty Host: Susan Gardner

November 29
No Colloquium (Thanksgiving)


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Faculty Host:

December 6
Dr. Chris Reynolds
University of Maryland
The Astrophysics of Black Hole Spin
Abstract…
Faculty Host: Isaac Shlosman

December 13
Dr. David Singh
Oak Ridge National Laboratories
Discovery of New and Old Thermoelectrics using First Principles Methods
Abstract…
Faculty Host: Ganpathy Murthy

 

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