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Department of Physics Colloquia - Spring 2017

Unless noted otherwise, Physics Colloquia are held at 4:00 pm in the Sayers Auditorium (301 Riddick).
Refreshments are served from 3:30 to 4:00 in the Riddick Hearth.
To arrange a meeting with a colloquium speaker during their visit, please contact the corresponding host.


Monday, January 23

National Superconducting Cyclotron Laboratory
Nuclear Physics Aspects of Stellar Explosions
Host: Richard Longland

Monday, January 30

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
Microscopic Theory of Nuclear Fission
Host: Gail McLaughlin

Monday, February 6

Argonne National Laboratory
Atomic-scale Imaging of Optically-active Nanoscale Systems
Host: Dan Dougherty

Monday, February 13

Department of Physics, University of Wisconsin - Madison
Host: Gail McLaughlin

Monday, February 20

Marc Kastner, Science Philanthropy Alliance
Funding of Basic Science: The Special Role of Philanthropy
Host: Michael Paesler

Monday, February 27

School of Physics, University of Melbourne
Dark Matter in the Cosmic Context
Host: Paul Huffman

Monday, March 13

Department of Physics, Ohio State University
Seeking Ultra-high Energy Neutrinos in Antarctica with the Radio Detection Technique
Host: Jim Kneller

Monday, March 20

Peter Johnson, Condensed Matter Physics and Materials Science Department, Brookhaven National Laboratory
Shining a light on High Tc Superconductivity
Host: Harald Ade

Tuesday, March 28

Department of Physics, Imperial College London
Structure-property-function relationships in molecular electronic materials and devices
Host: Harald Ade

Monday, April 3

SiMES, Stanford University
On the Usefulness of Time-Resolved Methods for Material Science
Host: Alexander Kemper

Monday, April 10

Department of Physics, Rutgers University
Fascinating photo-physics of functional organic surfaces and interfaces.
Host: Dan Dougherty

Monday, April 17

Department of Chemistry, University of Virginia
Host: Dan Dougherty

Monday, April 24

Host: Karen Daniels

Monday, May 1

Department of Physics, North Carolina State University
Host: Kenan Gundogdu