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Physics & Astronomy Colloquium Series

Colloquia are Fridays at 4:10 p.m. in Clippinger 194.

Spring 2021

Jan. 22, "Nanotechnology and Chemistry" | Prashant K. Jain of University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign (Contact: Alexander Govorov)

Jan. 29, "From kB to K_B - Entropy Evaluation Made Easy" | Roy Beck-Barkai (Contact: Peter Jung)

Feb. 5, "Nanotech" | Dorthe M. Eisele of CUNY (Contact: Alexander Govorov)

Feb. 12, "Cosmology" | Chanda Prescod-Weinstein of University of New Hampshire, Durham (Contact: Sergio Ulloa)

Feb. 19,

Feb. 26, "Astronomy" | Annika Peter of The Ohio State University (Contact: Hee-Jong Seo)

March 5, "Bio-Field" |  (Alumni)Suhita of India (Contact: Peter Jung)

March 12, "Biotechnology | John Kopchick of Ohio University (Contact: Alexander Govorov)

March 19, "Condensed Matter Physics and Spectroscopy" | Roland Wiesendanger of University of Hamburg (Contact: Arthur Smith)

March 26, "Condensed Matter and Machine Learning" | Volker Deringer of University of Oxford, UK (Contact: David Drabold)

April 2, " Astronomy" | Alexie Leauthaud of University of California, Santa Cruz (Contact: Hee-Jong Seo)

April 9, "The Physics of Bicycles" | Arend L. Schwab of TU Delft, Netherlands (Contact: Arthur Smith)

April 16,

April  23, Awards Ceremony

Fall 2020

Aug. 28, Welcome Event (First Week)

Sept. 04, "A First Sign from Neutron Star in SN 1987A" | Dany Page of UNAM, Mexico (Contact: Madappa Prakash)

Sept. 11, "Cosmology with Weak Lensing in Ongoing and Upcoming Imaging Surveys" | Rachel Mandelbaum of Carnegie Mellon University (Contact:Hee-Jong Seo)

Sept. 18, "Mechanical Modes in Crystals and Jammed Solids: A Laboratory for Topological Defects, Gapless Edge Modes and Chaos" | Harsh Mathur of Case Western Reserve University (Contact: Alexander Govorov)

Sept. 25, "Decision Making in Bacteria" | Jordi Garcia-Ojalvo of Barcelona (Contact: Alexander Neiman)

Oct. 02, "Diversity/Equity" Geraldine Chochran of Rutgers University of Maryland (Contact: Justin Frantz)

Oct. 09, "Bio" | Raj Roy of University of Maryland (Contact: Peter Jung)

Oct. 16, "Novel Biomaterials for Bone Repair and Regeneration" | Mei Wei of Ohio University (Contact: Sergio Ulloa)

Oct. 23, "Calculating Nature Naturally" | Natalie Klco of University of Washington (Contact: Sergio Ulloa)

Oct. 30, "Climate Change" | Mike Bevis of The Ohio State University (Contact: Ken Hicks)

Nov. 06, "Condensed Matter, Berry Phase" | Cristian Batista of University of Tennessee and Oak Ridge National Laboratory (Contact: Nancy Sandler)

Nov. 13, "Condensed Matter" | Gil Refael of Caltech (Contact: Nancy Sandler)

Nov. 20, "Opinion Formation Theory" | Igor Sokolov of HU Berlin (Contact: Alexander Neiman)

Nov. 27, No Colloquium (Thanksgiving)

Dec. 04, "Science Education and Outreach" | Shannon Swilley Greco of Princeton (Contact: Ken Hicks)

Physics Colloquium | Special Relativity and Optical Control of Chemistry, Jan. 22

The Physics & Astronomy Colloquium Series presents Prashant K. Jain of University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign on “Special Relativity and Optical Control of Chemistry,” on Friday, Jan. 22, at 4:10 p.m. at an Online Departmental Colloquium. Abstract: In recent years, it has been found that the optical excitation of […]

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Physics Colloquium | From kB to K_B – Entropy Evaluation Made Easy, Jan. 29

The Physics & Astronomy Colloquium Series presents Roy Beck-Barkai on “From kB to K_B – Entropy Evaluation Made Easy” on Friday, Jan. 29, at 4:10 p.m. at an Online Departmental Colloquium.

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Physics Colloquium | Nanotech, Feb. 5

The Physics & Astronomy Colloquium Series presents Dorthe M. Eisele of CUNY on “Nanotech” on Friday, Feb. 5, at 4:10 p.m. at an Online Departmental Colloquium.

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Physics Colloquium | Cosmology, Feb. 12

The Physics & Astronomy Colloquium Series presents Chanda Prescod-Weinstein of University of New Hampshire, Durham on “Cosmology” on Friday, Feb. 12, at 4:10 p.m. at an Online Departmental Colloquium.

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Physics Colloquium | Physics Topic, Feb. 19

The Physics & Astronomy Colloquium Series presents a guest on “Physics Topic,” on Friday, Feb. 19, at 4:10 p.m. at an Online Departmental Colloquium.

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Physics Colloquium | Astronomy, Feb. 26

The Physics & Astronomy Colloquium Series presents Annika Peter of The Ohio State University on “Astronomy” on Friday, Feb. 26, at 4:10 p.m. at an Online Departmental Colloquium.

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Physics Colloquium | Bio-Field, March 5

The Physics & Astronomy Colloquium Series presents Alumnus Suhita of India on “Bio-Field” on Friday, March. 5, at 4:10 p.m. at an Online Departmental Colloquium.

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Physics Colloquium | Biotechnology, March 12

The Physics & Astronomy Colloquium Series presents John Kopchick of Ohio University on “Biotechnology” on Friday, March. 12, at 4:10 p.m. at an Online Departmental Colloquium.

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Physics Colloquium | Condensed Matter Physics and Spectroscopy, March 19

The Physics & Astronomy Colloquium Series presents Roland Wiesendanger of University of Hamburg on “Condensed Matter Physics and Spectroscopy” on Friday, March 19, at 4:10 p.m. at an Online Departmental Colloquium.

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Physics Colloquium | Condensed Matter and Machine Learning, March 26

The Physics & Astronomy Colloquium Series presents Volker Deringer of University of Oxford, UK on “Condensed Matter and Machine Learning” on Friday, March 26, at 4:10 p.m. at an Online Departmental Colloquium.

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