Colloquia

Colloquia

Spring 2020 Colloquia

Wednesdays @ 4:00 p.m.

SLC 1.102

Coffee and cookies @ 3:30 p.m.
PHY 1.308

Our department 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 the graduate level.

If you have questions about our colloquium, please contact Dr. Michael Kesden.

Date/Host Speaker/Institution Title/Abstract
2/3
Slinker
Aidan Brown
(UC San Diego)
Transport in cell biology relies on free energy and geometry

TIME: 1:00 pm ROOM: PHY 1.606

2/5
C. Zhang
Anthony Sigillito
(Princeton University)
Quantum Processing with Silicon Quantum Dots
2/10
Slinker
Van Ngo
(Los Alamos National Laboratory)
Insights into the Dynamics of RAS on Lipid Membranes for Understanding Cellular Signaling

TIME: 1:00 pm ROOM: PHY 1.606

2/12
C. Zhang
Qi-Yu Liang
(University of Maryland)
Simulating the quantum world with ultracold atoms
2/17
Slinker
Sergio Hassan
(National Institutes of Health)
Multiscale Modeling in Molecular Biophysics: From Simple Liquids to Macromolecular Design

TIME: 1:00 pm ROOM: PHY 1.606

2/19
C. Zhang
Shengwang Du
(Hong Kong University of Science and Technology)
Narrowband photon pairs with energy-time entanglement: generation, manipulation, and applications
2/21
C. Zhang
Mark Ku
(Harvard University)
Exploring Quantum Materials with Atomic Qubit Sensor

TIME: 10:00 am ROOM: JO 4.102

2/24
Slinker
Yuansheng Cao
(UC San Diego)
Spatiotemporal self-organization in living systems at multi-scales

TIME: 1:00 pm ROOM: PHY 1.606

2/26
C. Zhang
You Zhou
(Harvard University)
Controlling light-matter interactions using two-dimensional materials and heterostructures
3/4
Slinker
Andrés Cisneros
(University of North Texas)
Using Computational Modeling to Uncover and Characterize Cancer Mutations
3/11
Kesden
David Lumley
(UT Dallas)
Improving gravitational-wave detection (e.g., black hole mergers) in the presence of ambient seismic noise wavefields
3/18 SPRING BREAK –
No Colloquium
3/25
King
Taesun Kim
(University of Wisconsin – Madison)
CANCELLED
4/1
Ishak-Boushaki
Mike Boylan-Kolchin
(UT Austin)
TBA
4/8
Anderson
Jimmy Raeder
(University of New Hampshire)
TBA
4/15
Penev
Kassandra Anderson
(Princeton University)
TBA
4/22
Ishak-Boushaki
Bharat Ratra
(Kansas State University)
TBA
4/29
Kolodrubetz
Romain Vasseur
(University of Massachusetts – Amherst)
TBA

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