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Physics & Astronomy Colloquium Series

Schedule: Friday @ 2 p.m., unless otherwise noted.  

Location: James Fletcher Building (JFB), Room 103, unless otherwise noted.

Parking: Park at the metered stalls on Presidents Circle, or park in the visitor pay lot located southeast of the James Fletcher Building.

Fall 2018
 

Month

Date

Speaker

Title

Host

August

24

Peter Trapa

State of the Department

Peter Trapa, Chair

 

31

Pearl Sandick

Colloquium

Pearl Sandick, Assoc. Chair

September 

07

 

Colloquium

 

 

14

Kyle Dawson

Colloquium

Charlie Jui

 

21

Local speakers

Colloquium

John Belz

 

28

Charlie Jui

“Invisible Elephants and Cosmic Wedgies with the Telescope Array Experiment”

Charlie Jui

October

05

Dr. Julian Scherer

Colloquium

Michael Vershinin

 

19

Jim Matthews

“Particle Astrophysics”

Charlie Jui

 

26

Rima Ajlouni

Colloquium

Orest Symko

November

02

James Wells, Univ. of Mich.

Colloquium

Yue Zhao

 

16

Meg Urry , Yale Univ.

Colloquium

Dan Wik

 

30

Tim Linden, OSU

Colloquium

Yue Zhao

  

Spring 2019

 

Month

Date

Speaker

Title

Host

January

11

Eric Kuno 

"Teaching Problem-Solving Flexibility: Developing Learning Theory and Instructional Methods through Physics Education Research"

Carlton DeTar

Special date, time, and room 
JFB 103 @ 4 p.m.

22

Russell Hemley

"New Findings in Materials in Extreme Environments"

Christoph Boehme 

Special date, time, and room 
JFB 103 @ 4 p.m.

 24  Dr. Daniel Gruen  "Cosmology from Structure beyond the Power Spectrum"  

JFB 103 @ 2 p.m.

25

Anna Phillips 

"Problematizing as "Doing Physics": The Importance of Formulating Questions and Problems in Students' and Physicists' Inquiry"

Carlton DeTar

Special date 
12:30 p.m.

29

Ramon Barthelemy

"Gender Research in PER: A Binary Past and Complex Future"

Carlton DeTar

JFB 103 @ 4 p.m.

31

Dr. Yuan-Sen Ting

"Milky Way, Machine Learning, Big Data"

 
         
February

01

 

 

 

         

Special colloquium 
JFB 103 @ 4 p.m.

07

Dr. Freeke van de Voort

 "Cosmic Gas Flows: The Key to Understanding Galaxy Formation"

 

 Colloquium

15

Justin Peatross, BYU 

  

Charlie Jui

Special colloquium
JFB 103

21

Eddie Schlafly

 

 

Special colloquium
JFB 103

28

canceled     
March

01

Pierre Sokolsky

 "The History of Cosmic Ray Research"

 Charlie Jui

 

08

Ian Low, Northwestern

 Colloquium  Yue Zhao

 

15

Spring break, no colloquium

 

 

 

22 

Amy Reines, Montana State

Colloquium

Dan Wik

 

29

David Spergel, Princeton Univ.

Colloquium

Zheng Zheng

         
April

05

Claire Berger, Georgia Tech.

Colloquium

Orest Symko

 

12

Guido Mueller, Univ. of Flor.

Colloquium

Yue Zhao

Special colloquium
JFB 102 @ 4 p.m. 

23

Timothy A. Davis

"Galatic Centres at the Parsec Scale: Black Hole Masses, Molecular Clouds and AGN Fuelling"

 

 

       

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Last Updated: 4/19/19