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Department of Physics

Seminars & Colloquia

Spring 2010

Date Speaker Title Sem./Coll.
01/19 Dr. Lukasz Fidkowski
Caltech
"Strong Randomness Critical Phases in Non-Abelian Anyonic Chains" Seminar
Host: Prof. Ran
01/20 Dr. David J. Griffiths
Reed College
"Hidden Momentum, Field Momentum, and Electromagnetic Impulse" Special Colloquium
Host: T.Kirkpatrick and GSA
01/26 Benjamin Fregoso
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
"Quantum Liquid Crystal Phases in Ultracold Atomic Systems" Seminar
Host: Prof. Ran
01/29 Dr. Georges Boulon
Claude Bernard University/Lyon 1, France
"Fifty Years of Solid-State Lasers" Colloquium
Host: Prof. Di Bartolo
02/03
Dr. John Fourkas
University of Maryland
"Multiphoton Absorption Polymerization: 3D Fabrication from the Nanoscale to the Macroscale" Colloquium
Host: Prof. Padilla
02/09 Jianhui Wang
Indiana University
"Many-Body Problems in Graphene" Seminar
Host: Prof. Ran
02/10   No Colloquium Colloquium
02/17 Dr. Dunwei Wang
Boston College, Chem. Dept.
"Energy Interconversion Using Nanomaterials: Challenges and Opportunities" Colloquium
Host: Prof. Padilla
02/24
TBD Colloquium
03/03
No Colloquium – Spring Vacation  
03/10
Dr. Frank Vollmer
Rowland Institute at Harvard
"Localizing Light in Photonic Micro- and Nanostructures: Biosensing and BioInspired Engineering" Colloquium
Host: Prof. Di Bartolo
03/17
No Colloquium – APS March Meeting  
03/24   TBD Colloquium
03/31 Dr. Bob Birgeneau
UC Berkeley
"Superconductors: Old and New" Colloquium
Host: Prof. Wilson
04/07 Dr. Madalina Furis
University of Vermont
TBD Colloquium
Host: Prof. Opeil
04/14   TBD  
04/21   TBD Colloquium
04/28   TBD Colloquium
05/05   Magde Colloquium, TBD Colloquium