Colloquia

Colloquia

Spring 2017 Colloquia

Wednesdays @ 4:00 p.m.

SLC1.102

Coffee and cookies @ 3:30 p.m.
PHY1.308

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.

ATTENTION:

Date/Host Speaker/Institution Title/Abstract
 1/18
C. Zhang
Dr. Yuanyue Liu (Caltech) Predictive Modeling of Materials for Electronic and Energy Applications
1/25
C. Zhang
Dr. Michael Kolodrubetz
(UC Berkeley)
Universality in dynamics of engineered quantum systems
1/27
C. Zhang
Dr. Jed Pixley (Maryland) Avoided quantum criticality in disordered Dirac and Weyl semimetals
NOTE SPECIAL TIME AND ROOM: 10:30 AM, ECSS 3.503
2/1
Ishak-Boushaki
Dr. Kaloyan Penev (Princeton) Exoplanet Detection and Dynamics
2/8
Ishak-Boushaki
Dr. Peter Plavchan (Missouri State) The Promise of Precise Radial Velocity Surveys for Exoplanets
2/15
C. Zhang
Dr. Inti Sodemann (MIT) Fractionalization in quantum matter: past, present and future
2/20
Ishak-Boushaki
Dr. Ruobing Dong (Arizona) Observational Planet Formation
NOTE SPECIAL TIME AND ROOM: 4:00 PM, ECSS 3.503
2/22
Ishak-Boushaki
Dr. Brendan Bowler (UT Austin) Revealing the Formation and Atmospheres of Exoplanets with Direct Imaging
3/1
3/8
Izen
Dr. Arnulf Quadt
(University of Gottingen)
Highlights and recent results from ATLAS at the LHC
3/15 SPRING BREAK: NO COLLOQUIUM
3/22
3/29
Kesden
Dr. Luke Rice
(UT Southwestern)
Microtubule polymerization dynamics – complex behavior from simple parts
4/5
Lee
Dr. Russell Stoneback
(UT Dallas)
4/12
C. Zhang
Dr. John Thomas
(North Carolina State University)
Testing String Theory? Scale Invariant Expansion in Strongly Interacting Fermi Gases
4/19
4/26
Slinker
Dr. Alon Gorodetsky
(UC Irvine)

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