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Physics/Theory Colloquium Series
2023-2024


  • P/T colloquia are scheduled every other Thursday at 3:45 at the Rosen Auditorium (TA-53, Bldg 0001), or at the Physics Auditorium (TA-03, Bldg 215, Rm 182). Live P/T colloquia are also available via Webex. Light refreshments will be served beginning at 3:15 PM.
  • To propose a speaker please send email to ptcolloquium@lanl.gov with information on desired date(s), name of proposed speaker, affiliation, title, abstract, and any WWW pages that could be referenced. The P/T colloquium organizing committee will make a decision and contact the speaker to invite her/him.
  • The P/T organizing committee is formed by staff from P- and T- Divisions: Sara Calandrini (T-3), Kirk A. Flippo (P-2), Hermann Geppert-Kleinrath (P-4), Gnana Gnanakaran (T-6, T-div Chair), Ruian Ke (T-6), Sean A. Kuvin (P-3,P-div Chair), Ming X. Liu (P-3), Anna Llobet (XTD), Avanish Mishra (T-1), Cristiano Nisoli (T-4), Filipe S. Pereira (T-3), Romain T. Perriot (T-1) and Zhaowen Tang (P-1).
  • Guidelines for Guest Traveler’s reimbursement
  • If you have ideas, comments or suggestions to make the P/T colloquium more successful, please let the committee know by sending an email to: ptcolloquium@lanl.gov.
COLOR KEY: Usual time and place Special time place, or occasion Tentative Current and future

Date/Time Place Speaker,
Affiliation
Title Links Host/email
x

May 23 2024
3:45
Rosen aud. Prof. Adam Frank
University of Rochester
TBD (no abstract link) 
(no talk link)  
(no webex link)  
allobet@lanl.gov
allobet@lanl.gov
x

Apr 25 2024
3:45
Rosen aud. Prof. Abhay Deshpande
Stony Brook University /BNL
Electron-Ion Collider and its science program (no abstract link) 
(no talk link)  
(no webex link)  
Chris Lee & Daniele Spier Moreira Alves
clee@lanl.gov & spier@lanl.gov
x

Apr 4 2024
3:45
Phys Auditorium Cosmic Explorer Leadership
Site identification for gravitational-wave detector (no abstract link) 
(no talk link)  
(no webex link)  
Grant Meadors & Romain Perriot
gdmeadors@lanl.gov, rperriot@lanl.gov
x

Mar 28 2024
3:45
Phys Auditorium Prof. Kevin McFarland
University of Rochester
Measuring the Structure of Protons with Accelerator Neutrinos (no abstract link) 
(no talk link)  
(no webex link)  
Oleksandr Tomalak and Romain Perriot
tomalak@lanl.gov, rperriot@lanl.gov
x

Mar 14 2024
3:45
Phys Aud. Dr. Kasra Nowrouzi
LBL
Quantum Information Science (no abstract link) 
(no talk link)  
(no webex link)  
Marianne Francois & Gnana
mmfran@lanl.gov, gnana@lanl.gov
x

Mar 7 2024
3:45
Rosen aud. Dr. Barbara Jacek
UC Berkeley
TBD: Experimental QCD (no abstract link) 
(no talk link)  
(no webex link)  
Ming Liu
mliu@lanl.gov
Feb 8 2024
3:45
Physics Aud. Baylor Fox-Kemper
Brown University
Scale-dependent problems in climate and oceanography (no abstract link) 
(no talk link)  
(no webex link)  
Filipe Pereira
fspereira@lanl.gov
Jan 25 2024
3:45
Rosen aud. Dr. Leslie Sherrill
LANL/XTD
The Los Alamos Common Modeling Framework Project (no abstract link) 
(no talk link)  
(no webex link)  
Anna Llobet
allobet@lanl.gov
Jan 11 2024
3:45
Rosen aud. Dr. Scott Marley
Louisiana State University
Novel Studies of Fission Fragments with Beta-Decay Stations at ATLAS/CARIBU (no abstract link) 
(no talk link)  
(no webex link)  
Matthew Mumpower
mumpower@lanl.gov
Dec 14 2023
3:45
Rosen aud. Dr. Johan Frenje
MIT
Studying High-Energy-Density (HED) and Inertial-Confinement-Fusion (ICF) physics at the NIF, OMEGA, and the Z-facility using MIT-developed diagnostics and experimental platforms (no abstract link) 
(no talk link)  
(no webex link)  
Geppert-Kleinrath, Hermann
geppert@lanl.gov
Dec 7 2023
3:45
Physics Aud. Prof. Achim Schwenk
TU Darmstadt
Exploring Strong Interactions in the Universe (no abstract link) 
(no talk link)  
(no webex link)  
Ingo Tews
itews@lanl.gov
Nov 16 2023
3:45
Rosen aud. Prof. Michael Snow
Indiana University
Development and Characterization of "Challenging" Neutron Beams (no abstract link) 
(no talk link)  
(no webex link)  
Jeph Wang & Sean Kuvin
zwang@lanl.gov, kuvin@lanl.gov
Nov 9 2023
3:45
POSTPONED Dr. Ishay Pomerantz
Tel Aviv University
Nuclear Photonics (no abstract link) 
(no talk link)  
(no webex link)  
Sasi Palaniyappan and Kirk Flippo
sasi@lanl.gov, kflippo@lanl.gov
Nov 2 2023
3:45
Rosen aud. Prof. Carl Gagliardi
Texas A&M University
What Makes the Proton Spin? (no abstract link) 
(no talk link)  
(no webex link)  
Ming Liu
mliu@lanl.gov
Oct 26 2023
3:45
Physics Auditorium Prof. Jacob Joseph
Brown University
TBD: Biological complexity of disease - heart failure (no abstract link) 
(no talk link)  
(no webex link)  
Ben McMahon & Gnana
mcmahon@lanl.gov, gnana@lanl.gov
Oct 19 2023
3:45
Physics Auditorium Prof. Melanie Mitchell
Santa Fe Institute
Abstraction and Analogy are the Keys to Robust AI (no abstract link) 
(no talk link)  
(no webex link)  
Gnana Gnanakaran
gnana@lanl.gov
Oct 5 2023
3:45
Rosen aud. Dr. Lauren J. Beesley
LANL
Difficult Data: Illustrating the Contribution of LANL Statisticians to Heliospheric Science (no abstract link) 
(no talk link)  
(no webex link)  
Hermann Geppert-Kleinrath
geppert@lanl.gov
Sep 21 2023
3:45
Physics Auditorium Prof. Duncan Brown
Syracuse University
TBD (no abstract link) 
(no talk link)  
(no webex link)  
 
Sep 7 2023
3:45
Rosen aud. Adrian Brügger, Ph.D.
Director of Robert A.W. Carleton Strength of Materials Laboratory
TBD (no abstract link) 
(no talk link)  
(no webex link)  
Don Brown, Sean Kuvin
dbrown@lanl.gov, kuvin@lanl.gov
Aug 24 2023
3:45
Rosen aud. Prof. Andrew Steiner
University of Tennessee
The Nature of Hot and Dense Strongly-Interacting Matter abstract
(no talk link)  
(no webex link)  
Ingo Tews
itews@lanl.gov
Aug 17 2023
3:45
Physics Auditorium Christoph Weder
Adolphe Merkle Institute, University of Fribourg, Switzerland
Bio-Inspired, Adaptive Polymer Systems (no abstract link) 
(no talk link)  
(no webex link)  
Perriot, Romain <rperriot@lanl.gov>
Perriot, Romain <rperriot@lanl.gov>
Jul 27 2023
3:45
Rosen aud. Dr. Bill Priedhorsky
ISR-DO (LANL)
Boost Phase Ballistic Missile Defense (no abstract link) 
(no talk link)  
(no webex link)  
Sean Kuvin
Kuvin@lanl.gov
Jul 13 2023
3:45
Phys Aud. Dr. Siegfried S. Hecker
Texas A&M University and Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey
How Putin’s invasion of Ukraine destroys the Global Nuclear Order (no abstract link) 
(no talk link)  
(no webex link)  
gnana@lanl.gov
gnana@lanl.gov

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