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Spring 2014

Fall 2013 | Spring 2014 | Fall 2014

Unless otherwise noted, colloquia are held at 4:00 p.m. in Physics room 203.
Tea/cookies are served at 3:30 p.m. in Physics room 242.

Next Colloquium

Thursday April 24, 2014

Dr. Michael Schatz
Georgia Tech
"MOOC-ing, Flipping and Blending Introductory Physics Lecture and Lab"
Time: 4:00pm
Location: PHYS 203 - Refreshments are served at 3:30 p.m. in Physics room 242
Host: Andy Hirsch/Rebecca Lindell



Date

Speaker

Host

Abstract

January 16 Dimitrios Giannios
Purdue University

"Waking up the giants: transient jets from stellar tidal disruptions in galactic centers"

David Koltick Abstract
January 23 Lisa Kaufman
Indiana University

"Back to the Salt Mines: The Search for Neutrinoless Double Beta Decay in Xe-136"

Rafael Lang Abstract
January 30 Boris J Kayser
Fermilab

"Are We Descended From Heavy Neutrinos?"

Ephraim Fischbach Abstract
February 06 Professor Muhammad Ashraful Alam
Purdue University

"Genome Sequencing by a Torrent of Ions -- And how a old pH-meter got its groove back"

Ron Reifenberger Abstract
February 13
Ulrike Dydak
Ulrike Dydak
Purdue University

"Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy: About Spins, Magnets and Brains"

David Koltick Abstract
February 20 Philip Kim
Columbia University

"Bloch, Landau, and Dirac: Hofstadter's Butterfly in Graphene"

Leonid Rokhinson Abstract
February 27 Distinguished Professor Thomas Schaefer
North Carolina State University

"Nearly Perfect Fluidity: Cold Atoms and Quark-Gluon Plasma"

Fuqiang Wang Abstract
March 06 Kathy Harkay
Argonne National Laboratory

"Accelerator Science: From Beam Dynamics to Future Development"

David Koltick/Stephen Durbin Abstract
March 13 Philip Anfinrud
NIDDK, National Institutes of Health Laboratory of Chemical Physics

"Picosecond Photobiology: Watching a Signaling Protein Function in Real Time via 150 Picosecond Time-Resolved X-ray Diffraction and Solution Scattering"

Sergei Savikhin Abstract
March 20 SPRING BREAK
NO COLLOQUIUM
March 27 Sergey Komissarov
University of Leeds, UK

"Modeling the Crab Nebula"

Maxim Lyutikov Abstract
April 03 Professor Bennett Goldberg
Boston University

"Strain Engineering of 2D Crystals"

Mike Manfra Abstract
April 10 André deGouvea
Northwestern University

"Brave nu World"

Virgil Barnes Abstract
April 17 Steven Gubser
Princeton

"From viscous fluids to Fermi surfaces: the lore of anti-de Sitter holes"

Martin Kruczenski Abstract
April 24 Dr. Michael Schatz
Georgia Tech

"MOOC-ing, Flipping and Blending Introductory Physics Lecture and Lab"

Andy Hirsch/Rebecca Lindell Abstract
May 01 Stuart Solin
Washington University in St. Louis

"Extraordinary physics in semiconductor-metal hybrid structures”"

Anant Ramdas Abstract