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Department Colloquia Spring 2012

Chem-Phys 155
Fridays 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Refreshments are served in Chem-Phys 155 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.

January 13
Dr. Daniel Dombeck
Center for Computational Sciences
University
Cyber Infrastructure in Kentucky
Abstract…
Faculty Host: Ribhu Kaul

January 20
Dr. Mark Krumholz
Department of Astronomy and Astrophysics
University of California, Santa Cruz
The Origin of the Initial Mass Function
Abstract…
Faculty Host: Isaac Shlosman

January 27
reserved
Faculty Host: Mike Cavagnero

February 3
reserved
Faculty Host: Mike Cavagnero

February 10
Dr. Leonid Glazman
Department of Physics
Yale University
Nonlinear Quantum Liquids in One Dimension
Abstract…
Faculty Host: Ganpathy Murthy

February 17
reserved
Faculty Host: Mike Cavagnero

February 24
open
Faculty Host: TBA

March 2
Dr. Alexandra Gade
Department of Physics
Michigan State University
Nuclear spectroscopy with fast exotic beams
Abstract…
Faculty Host: Susan Gardner and Steve Yates

March 9
open
Faculty Host: TBA

March 16
No Colloquium
Academic Recess -- Spring Break

March 23 • van Winter Lecture
Dr. Paul Steinhardt
Department of Physics
Princeton University
Once Upon a Time in Kamchatka: The Extraordinary Search for Natural Quasicrystals
Abstract…
Faculty Host: Sumit Das

March 30
Dr. Gene Mele
Department of Physics
University of Pennsylvania
Topological Band Theory and Twisted Multilayer Graphene
Abstract…
Faculty Host: Doug Strachan

April 6
Dr. Maxim Pospelov
Department of Physics
University of Victoria
Cosmological Lithium Problem
Abstract…
Faculty Host: Susan Gardner

April 13
Dr.Bruce Vogelaar
Department of Physics
Virginia Polytechnic University
GEMSTAR: A Nuclear Energy Paradigm Shift
Abstract…
Faculty Host: Brad Plaster

April 20
Dr. Raman Sundrum
Department of Physics
University of Maryland
Warped Dimensions and the LHC
Abstract…
Faculty Host: Ganpathy Murthy

April 27
Dr. Michael Schmitt
Department of Physics
Nortwestern University
W and Z bosons at the High-Energy Frontier
Abstract…
Faculty Host: Susan Gardner

 

Spring 2012 Colloquium Schedule
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