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Physics/Theory Colloquium Series

Date/Time Speaker Title Links Host
Sep 29 2011
4:00 PM
Prof. Nikolai Tolich (University of Washington) Geoneutrinos     Christopher Mauger (P-25)
Oct 13 2011
4:00 pm
Andrew Sutton Winner of Postdoc Prize in Experimental Sciences abstract   Mary Anne With
Oct 27 2011
4:00 pm
Professor Chang Kee Jung (Stony Brook) Neutrino Oscillations: Results from T2K abstract   Christopher Mauger (P-25)
Nov 3 2011
Brad Nelson Nano Robotics     Pulak Nath (P-21)
Dec 1 2011
4:00 pm
Professor Tim Pedley Biological Fuid Dynamics     BJ Balasubramaniam (P-23)
Dec 15 2011
4:00 pm
Professor Giorgio Gratta (University of Stanford) Neutrinoless Double Beta Decay     Melissa Boswell (P-21)
Jan 5 2012
4:00 pm
Hold Postdoctoral Prize      
Jan 12 2012
4:00 pm
Lee Bernstein (LLNL) The National Ignition Facility abstract   Hans Herrmann (P-24)
Feb 2 2012
4:00 pm
Colin Pulham, University of Edinburgh Putting the Squeeze on Energetic Materials-High Presure Structural Studies of Nitramines and Azides abstract   Marc Cawkwell (T-1)
Feb 9 2012 Prof. Eugenia Kalnay, University of Maryland Recent Advances in Data Assimilation abstract   Gowri Srinivasan, T-5
Feb 23 2012
4:00 pm
Rob Thomsen Postdoctoral Prize: Novel Photochemical Methods of Generating U=N Multiple Bonds abstract   Mary Anne With
Mar 8 2012
4:00 pm
Prof. Hendrik Schatz (Michigan State University) Explosive Hydrogen burning in the cosmos and laboratory     Steve Elliott (P-23)
Mar 15 2012 Professor Samuel Butcher, University of Wisconsin Biophysics of Spliceosome Assembly abstract   Karissa Sanbonmatsu, T-6
Mar 22 2012
4:00 pm
Professor Zheng-Tian Lu Atom Trapping Trace Analysis     Steve Elliott
Apr 5 2012
Professor Sabre Kais, Purdue University The Role of Quantum Entanglement and Coherence in Chemical Processes abstract   Tim Germann, T-1
Apr 5 2012
2:00 pm
Professor Joe Formaggio (Massachusetts Institue of Technology) Weighing Neutrinos abstract   Melissa Boswell (P-23)
Apr 12 2012
4:00 pm
Dr. Bedros Afeyan Polymath Research Inc. Theory of STUD Pulses (Rosen Auditorium) abstract   Juan Fernandez
Apr 19 2012 Profesor John Parsons News from the LHC: Tightening the Noose on the Standard Model abstract   Emil Mottola, T-2
Apr 26 2012 Professor Federico Capasso, Harvard University Control of light with phase discontiniities: surface photonics abstract   Cristiano Nisoli, T-4
May 3 2012 Professor David Draper, Johns Hopkins University RNA Folding and the Cellular Environment: How Solvent Modulates RNA Stability abstract   Karissa Sanbonmatsu, T-6
May 10 2012 Professor Gary Hinshaw, University of British Columbia TBD - RESCHEDULED     Emil Mottola, T-2
May 24 2012 Antonio Gonis Closed Form, Computationally Simple Determination of the Coulomb Potential in ElectronicStructure Calculations, or Analytic Solution of the Self-Interaction Problem in Kohn-Sham DFT abstract   Marc Cawkwell, T-1