College of Arts and Sciences

Department of  Physics

Physics Department Colloquia

Physics Colloquium

2013-2014 Schedule

Spring 2014

Jan 29 Kelly Miller, Applied Physics, Harvard University
Physics Education Research and Practice; From Lecture Demonstrations to the Flipped Classroom
Feb 10 Dr. Brian Collins, Functional Polymers Group, MS & E Division, NIST
Novel Resonant X-Ray Experiments Revealing How Nano-to-Mesoscale Structure Governs Optoelectronic Processes in Organic Devices
Feb 12 Dr. Lyubov Titova, Ultrafast Nanotools Lab, Department of Physics, University of Alberta
Probing Ultrafast Carrier Dynamics in Nanomaterials with Broadband THz Pulses
Feb 26 Dr. Benjamin Hunt, Department of Physics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Engineering New Electronic States in Graphene Heterostructures: Massive Dirac Fermions, Hofstadters's Butterfly and the Quantum Spin Hall Effect
Feb 28 Dr. Mengkun Liu, Department of Physics, University of California, San Diego
Exploring the Fundamental Time and Length Scales of Strongly Correlated Electron Materials
Mar 14 Dr. LiDong Pan, Department of Physics & Astronomy, Johns Hopkins University
Terahertz Study of Composite Spin Excitations in a Quantum Spin Ice
Mar 26 Owen Myers, Department of Physics, Materials Science Program, University of Vermont
Multiple Particles' Nonlinear Dynamics in a Spatiotemporaly Periodic Potential
Mar 28Lisa Carpenter, Department of Physics, University of Vermont
Canned or Live? Investigating the Efficacy of Recorded Interactive Lecture Demonstrations in Physics
Apr   9 Dr. Timothy Dolch, Department of Astronomy, Cornell University
Detecting Gravitational Waves with NANOGrav/IPTA Pulsars: The Astrophysics of Precision Timing
Apr 16 Professor Nancy Sandler, Department of Physics & Astronomy, Ohio University
Spin-Orbit and Kondo Effect in Graphene
 Apr 21Peter Harnish, Department of Physics, University of Vermont
Thesis Proposal - Electron Correlation Effects in Strained Dual-Layer Graphene
Apr 23 Dr. Ryan S. Lynch, Department of Physics, McGill University
How the Hunt for New Pulsars Can Open Frontiers in Astrophysics and Our Backyard

Fall 2013

Oct   1 Naveen Rawat, Materials Science Program, Department of Physics, University of Vermont
Thesis proposal -
Exchange Mechanisms in Long Range Ordered Magnetic Organic Semiconductors
Oct   9 James H. Dickerson, II, Assistant Director, Center for Functional Nanomaterials, Brookhaven National Laboratory
Nanoscience's Role in Addressing Our World's Energy Challenges
Oct 16 Professor Junru Wu, Department of Physics, University of Vermont
Versatile Applications of Acoustic Technology
Oct 23 Professor Roger Melko, Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of Waterloo
The Information Age in Simulations of Condensed Matter
Oct 30 Professor Sarah Demers, Department of Physics, Yale University
Discovering the Higgs at CERN's Large Hadron Collider
Nov 13 Professor John Eric Goff, Chair, Department of Physics, Lynchburg College
Predicting the Tour de France and Soccer-Ball Aerodynamics

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