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Department of Physics

Seminars and Colloquia

SPRING 2014

 Date  Speaker  Title  Sem./Coll.
1/22 Avi Loeb
Harvard University
A Closer Look at Black Holes Colloquium
1/29 Steven Kivelson
Stanford University
Quenched disorder and vestigial nematicity in the pseudo gap regime of the cuprates Colloquium
2/5 David Singh
Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Discovery of New and Old Thermoelectrics using First Principles Methods Colloquium
2/11 Kevin Bedell
Boston College
Higgs Boson in Ferromagnetic Metals Seminar
2/19 Andrew Cohen
Boston University
The Strange Story of Superluminal Neutrinos Colloquium
2/25 Olle Hellman
Linköping University
Temperature dependent anharmonic lattice dynamics Seminar
2/26 Albert-László Barabási
Northeastern University
Network Science: From structure to control Colloquium
3/12 Thomas C. Killian
Rice University
Collective Modes and Correlations in Strongly Coupled Ultracold Plasmas Colloquium
3/17 Arsen Hajian
Tornado Spectral Systems
How to Make and Keep Making Lossless Spectrometers Seminar
3/19 Gianluigi Botton
McMaster Universtiy
Electron Microscopy and Spectroscopy of Complex Oxides and Plasmonic Nanostructures Colloquium
3/20 John Goree
University of Iowa
The First Measurement of Spatially-Localized Viscous Heating Seminar
3/25 Rubhu Kaul
University of Kentucky
Quantum Critical Spin Models Seminar
4/2 Jennifer Hoffman
Harvard University
Topological Materials at the Nanoscale Colloquium
4/8 Ayo Awobode
University of Massachusetts
Low Temperature Properties of Metals and Semiconductors in High Magnetic Fields: New Relativistic Quantum Effects Seminar
4/9 Jeanie Lau
University of California
Quantum Transport and Correlated Phenomena in Bilayer and Trilayer Graphene Membranes Colloquium
4/10 Boris Khaykovich
MIT
Neutron microscope and what is it good for Seminar
4/14 Patrick Weidman
University of Colorado
On super free fall Seminar
4/16 John Bush
MIT
Pilot-wave hydrodynamics Colloquium
4/22 Alan Hoskinson
Tufts University
Microplasmas: small plasmas at high pressures Seminar
4/23 John Thomas
North Carolina State University
Quantum Viscosity and Perfect Fluidity in Fermi Gases Colloquium
4/29 Evelyn Tang
MIT
Strain-Induced Helical Flat Band and Interface Superconductivity in Topological Crystalline Insulators Seminar
4/30 Xiaodong Xu
University of Washington
Spin and pseudospins in 2D semiconductors Colloquium
5/1 Khandker Quader
Kent State University
Pressure-driven Lifshitz Transition in 122 Pnictides Seminar