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Physics & Astronomy Colloquium Series

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

Location: James Fletcher Building (JFB), Room 101, 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 2019
 

Month

Date

Speaker

Title

Host

August

23

Christoph Boehme State of the Department Christoph Boehme, Chair

 

30

 Valy Vardeny Optical, spintronics and electrical probes of Rashba-splitting in hybrid organic-inorganic lead trihalide perovskites Local
September 

06

Gail Zasowski Galactic Archeology Near and Far Local

 

13

 John Belz Observing Origins of Terrestrial  Gamma-Ray Flashes Local

 

20

Dan Wik Learning from Energetic Events in the X-ray Universe Local

 

27

Richard McKenney, UC Davis Microtubules Gate Tau Condensation to Spatially Regulate Microtubule Functions Michael Vershinin
October

04

Zhengguo Zhao, USTC China Super Tau Charm Factory Yue Zhao

 

11

Fall Break    

 

18

Ben Bromley & Zheng Zheng From Cosmology to Exoplanets - the Nobel Prize in Physics 2019  
 

25

Ron Naaman, Weizmann Chiral Molecules and the Electron’s Spin- How are They Related and What are the Implications? Valy Vardeny
November

01

 No colloquium    

 

08

Alyson Brooks, Rutgers Re-Examining Astrophysical Constraints on the Dark Matter Model Pearl Sandick

 

15

Neil Cornish, Montana State University   Colloquium Dan Wik 
 

22

Jeanie Lau, Ohio State University Colloquium Vikram Deshpande
 

29

Campus holiday    

  

Spring 2020

 

Month

Date

Speaker

Title

Host

January 03 Winter Break

 

 

 

07 Patricia Rankin, University of Colorado Boulder    

 

09 James Wells, Univeristy of Michigan    

 

14

Mark Giampapa, Stewart Observatory    

 

16

Christoph Boehme, University of Utah    

 

 28

Daniel Carney

 

 
   30 Reserved    
February

 11

Reserved

 

 

   13 Julian Heeck    

 

 20 Kaori Fuyuto  

 

 

 27

Zhen Liu

  

 

 

 

     
March

06

Reserved  

 

 

13

Spring Break    

 

20

Dave Cobden, University of Washington

 

 Vikram Deshpande

 

27

Maxim Markevitch, NASA GSFC

 

Dan Wik 
         
April

03

Charles Henderson, Western Michigan University

 

 Ramon Barthelemy

 

10

Kang Wang, UCLA

 

 Vikram Deshpande

 

17

Brian Maple, UCSD  

 Shanti Deemyad

 

24 Final Exams    

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Last Updated: 1/21/20