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Physics/Theory Colloquium Series
2017-2018


  • P/T colloquia are scheduled on Thursdays at 3:45, with refreshments and socializing starting at 3:15 PM at the Rosen Auditorium, TA53, Building 1 (“LOB”). There is plenty of parking right outside the TA-53 bldg 1
  • 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 Division Zhaowen Tang, Kirk Flippo, Anna Llobet Megias, Shea Mosby, Sky Sjue and T-Division Stefano Gandolfi, Pat Harding, Cristiano Nisoli and Sandrasegaram Gnanakaran.
COLOR KEY: Usual time and place Special time place, or occasion Tentative Current and future

Date/Time Place Speaker Title Links Host
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Jun 27 2019
3:45
Rosen aud. TBD      
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Jun 20 2019
3:45
Rosen aud. TBD      
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Jun 13 2019
3:45
Rosen aud. TBD      
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Jun 6 2019
3:45
Rosen aud. Patrick Younk TBD      
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May 30 2019
3:45
Rosen aud. TBD      
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May 23 2019
3:45
Rosen aud. Pamela Bjorkman, California Institute of Technology A Molecular Arms Race: The Immune System Versus HIV     kshitij@lanl.gov
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May 16 2019
3:45
Rosen aud. Vincenzo Cirigliano TBD      
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May 9 2019
3:45
Rosen aud. Denise Neudecker      
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May 2 2019
3:45
Rosen aud. Hui Li TBD      
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Apr 25 2019
3:45
Rosen aud. Irene Qualters TBD      
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Apr 18 2019
3:45
Rosen aud. Mark Wallace      
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Apr 10 2019
3:45
Rosen aud. Anna Hayes      
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Mar 28 2019
3:45
Rosen aud. John L Porter High-Speed Digital X-Ray Framing Camera Technology and Applications      
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Mar 21 2019
3:45
Rosen aud. Witek Nazarewicz      
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Mar 14 2019
3:45
Rosen aud. Sandro Olivo      
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Mar 7 2019
3:45
Rosen aud. Dr. Stefan Hau-Riege      
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Feb 28 2019
3:45
Rosen aud. John C. Hopkins The scientific Foundation for assessing the nuclear performance of weapons in the U.S. Stockpile is eroding     LANL
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Feb 14 2019
3:45
Rosen aud. Cris Barnes The Dynamic Mesoscale Materials Science Capability: Present and Future      
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Feb 7 2019
3:45
Rosen aud. John Mitchell Scott      
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Jan 31 2019
3:45
Rosen aud. Dr. Neugebauer Exploration of large ab initio data spaces to design materials with superior mechanical properties     danny_perez@lanl.gov
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Jan 31 2019
3:45
Rosen aud. Dr. Neugebauer Exploration of large ab initio data spaces to design materials with superior mechanical properties     danny_perez@lanl.gov
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Jan 24 2019
3:45
Rosen aud. Rolando Soma What is quantum computing?      
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Jan 17 2019
3:45
Rosen aud. Darcy Barron Cosmology and fundamental physics with cosmic microwave background polarization measurements abstract   egrohs@lanl.gov
Dec 27 2018
3:45
Rosen aud. TBD      
Dec 20 2018
3:45
Rosen aud. TBD      
Dec 13 2018
3:45
Rosen aud. John Pedicini Misuse of High Performance Computing in Science     A. Llobet/LANL
Dec 6 2018
3:45
Rosen aud. Rebecca Holmes Space traffic management and why satellites need license plates abstract   allobet@lanl.gov
Nov 29 2018
3:45
Rosen aud. Martin Greenwald, Deputy Director of the Plasma Science and Fusion Center, MIT SPARC and the high-field, privately-funded path to fusion energy abstract   allobet@lanl.gov
Nov 15 2018
3:45
Rosen aud. TBD      
Nov 8 2018
3:45
Rosen aud. TBD      
Nov 1 2018
3:45
Rosen aud. Prof. Jorge Rocca Highly relativistic ultrashort pulse laser interaction with ordered nanowire arrays: x-ray and neutron generation abstract   Palaniyappan, Sasikumar
Oct 25 2018
3:45
Rosen aud. Donald DiMarzio Optical and RF Metamaterials at Northrop Grumman: Nanoparticle Self-Assembly for Quantum Dot Emission/Polarization Enhancement and Switchable/Modulated Transmission Lines for RF Reciprocity Control abstract   Nina Roelofs
Oct 18 2018
3:45
Rosen aud. Wilton Kort-Kamp Topological phase transitions in the graphene family: photonic spin Hall effect and Casimir forces abstract   kortkamp@lanl.gov
Oct 11 2018
3:45
Rosen aud. TBD      
Oct 4 2018
3:45
Rosen aud. Cristian Pantea Low-Frequency Acoustic Collimated Beam abstract   Anna Llobet
Sep 27 2018
3:45
Rosen aud. TBD      
Sep 20 2018
3:45
Rosen aud. Amy Nicholson The nucleon axial charge from QCD abstract   asaunders@lanl.gov
Sep 13 2018
3:45
Rosen aud. TBD      
Sep 6 2018
3:45
Rosen aud. TBD      
Aug 30 2018
3:45
Rosen aud. TBD TBD      
Aug 23 2018
3:45
Rosen aud. Scott Jackson-LANL Condensed Phase Detonation: Are Mesoscale Effects Needed to Predict Performance? abstract    
Aug 16 2018
3:45
Rosen aud. Roger D. Carlini The Role of Parity Violation Measurements in the Study of Fundamental Symmetries and Results from the Qweak Experiment at Jefferson Laboratory abstract   Stefano Gandolfi
Aug 9 2018
3:45
Rosen aud. Terry Hawkins-LANL Socially Coupled Systems & Informatics Science, Computing, & decision Making in a complex, interdependent world “The Art and Science of Surviving what we are becoming” abstract   allobet@lanl.gov
Aug 2 2018
3:45
Rosen aud. Wojciech Zurek Decoherence and the Quantum Theory of the Classical.     cristiano@lanl.gov
Jul 26 2018
3:45
Rosen aud. Aylin Yener Towards Design Principles of Next Generation Networked Systems: Information Security and Energy Sustainability abstract   jme@lanl.gov
Jul 19 2018
3:45
Rosen aud. Konstantin Batygin Planet Nine from Outer Space abstract   stefano@lanl.gov
Jul 12 2018
3:45
Rosen aud. Sig Hecker-LANL North Korea What is Next abstract   allobet@lanl.gov
Jul 5 2018
3:45
Rosen aud. TBD      
Jun 28 2018
3:45
Rosen aud. Terry Hawkins-LANL Still Thinking about the Unthinkable, Maintaining Nuclear Stability through Times of Transition abstract   allobet@lanl.gov
Jun 21 2018
3:45
Rosen aud. John Sarrao-LANL Strategic priorities in a time of change abstract   allobet@lanl.gov
Jun 14 2018
3:45
Rosen aud. Peter Norreys Inertial Fusion and Extreme Field Science abstract   kflippo@lanl.gov/ KF
Jun 7 2018
3:45
T-03-1698-A103-Auditorium-MSL Charles J. Horowitz - Indiana University The neutron star merger GW170817 and neutron rich matter in the laboratory and in the heavens abstract   stefano@lanl.gov/ SG
May 31 2018
3:45
Rosen aud. David J. Funk-LANL ECSE abstract   allobet@lanl.gov
May 24 2018
3:45
Rosen aud. Jessamyn Fairfield Nanomaterials for Neuromorphic Devices abstract   allobet@lanl.gov
May 17 2018
3:45
Rosen aud. Brian Jensen-LANL Examining Material Response using X-ray Diagnostics at the Advanced Photon Source abstract   bjjensen@lanl.gov
May 10 2018
3:45
Rosen aud. Michael Bernardin-LANL Stockpile Stewardship, a look into the future. abstract   mpb@lanl.gov
May 3 2018
3:45
Rosen aud. Takeyasu Ito Experimental searches for the neutron electric dipole moment abstract   ito@lanl.gov
Apr 26 2018
3:45 PM
Rosen aud. Renee Hlozek New cosmology with small-scale CMB data: ultra light dark matter, isocurvature and cosmic voids abstract   allobet@lanl.gov
Apr 19 2018
3:45
Rosen aud. Olle Heinonen Nanomagnets abstract   cristiano@lanl.gov
Apr 12 2018
2:00-3:00pm
Rosen aud. Kim Budil A career in national security: science, technology, and leadership abstract   mhockaday@lanl.gov
Apr 5 2018
3:45
Rosen aud. Kathy Prestridge-LANL Mixing and Turbulence: Are we there yet abstract   P-23/Harding
Mar 29 2018
3:45
Rosen aud. TBD-SPRING BREAK      
Mar 22 2018
3:45
Rosen aud. Turab Lookman Materials Informatics: Accelerated search for materials with targeted properties abstract   allobet@lanl.gov
Mar 15 2018
3:45
Rosen aud. Prof. Rebecca Surman Nuclear physics and the astrophysical production of the heaviest elements     acouture@lanl.gov
Mar 8 2018
3:45
Rosen aud. Peter Vorobieff Unexpected features in shock-driven hydrodynamics abstract   hanna_m@lanl.gov
Mar 1 2018
3:45
Rosen aud. Petros Tzeferacos Magnetic fields in the Cosmos: how laser-driven experiments can shed light on turbulent dynamo abstract   kflippo@lanl.gov
Feb 22 2018
3:45
Rosen aud. Maria Elena Monzani Shedding light on dark matter: direct WIMP detection with noble liquids abstract   elenaguardincerri@lanl.gov / Guardincerri
Feb 15 2018
3:45
Rosen aud. David Moore-LANL Laser Spectroscopy of Energetic Materials abstract   M-6/ Sky Sjue
Feb 8 2018
3:45
Rosen aud. Ralph Massarczyk From MAJORANA to LEGEND - the search for neutrinoless double beta decay in Germanium abstract   P-23
Feb 1 2018
3:45
Rosen aud. Niyazi Serdar Sariciftci Organic and bio-organic electronic devices abstract   smilo@lanl.gov
Jan 25 2018
3:45
Rosen aud. Robert Pattie UCNtau neutron lifetime abstract   P-25
Jan 18 2018
3:45
Rosen aud. Jen-Chieh Peng Exploring the Nucleon Sea abstract   pchu@lanl.gov
Jan 11 2018
3:45
Rosen aud. Richard G Van De Water Searching for Sub-GeV Dark Matter with a Proton Beam Dump abstract   P-25
Jan 4 2018
3:45
Rosen aud. TBD      
Dec 21 2017
3:45
Rosen aud. TBD      
Dec 14 2017
3:45
Rosen aud. Prof. Kate Scholberg CEvNS and NINs: observation of coherent elastic neutrino-nucleus scattering by COHERENT abstract   talk elliotts@lanl.gov
Dec 7 2017
3:45
Rosen aud. Brenda Dingus The HAWC Observatory: Detecting the Highest Energy Gamma Rays Ever Observed abstract   P-23
Nov 30 2017
3:45
Rosen aud. CANCELLED: Michael Bernardin     ADX
Nov 16 2017
3:45
Rosen aud. Harald Fritzsch The History of Quantum Chromodynamics abstract   stefano@lanl.gov
Nov 9 2017
3:45
Rosen aud. Prof. Hayano Fukushima Accident, Six (+0.5) years on - How an antimatter physicist reacted to the Fukushima Accident abstract    
Nov 2 2017
3:45
Rosen aud. Micha Kilburn Barriers in the Physics Pipeline from K-12 to Staff Scientist abstract    
Oct 26 2017
3:45
Rosen aud. Joseph Martz (LANL) Nuclear Weapons: Past, Present, and Future abstract    
Oct 19 2017
3:45
Rosen aud. Prof. Michael Wiescher Neutron sources in stellar and high density plasmas abstract    
Oct 12 2017
3:45
Rosen aud. Anemarie DeYoung NDSE First Static Special Nuclear Material Experiment abstract    
Oct 5 2017
3:45
Rosen aud. Dan Hooper- Fermilab HAWC, Pulsars and The High-Energy Sky abstract   jpharding@lanl.gov

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