2019-2020 Schedule

DATELecture - Fall 2019/Spring 2020
Aug 28

Jifeng Liu, Ph.D., School of Engineering, Dartmouth College

Pushing the Limit of Photonic Modulation and Detection: From Classical to Quantum Devices


Sept 11

Mark Tuominen, Ph.D., Dept. of Physics, UMass Amherst

Experiments on Electron-Conducting Microbial Nanowires


Sept 18

Kelly Miller, Ph.D., School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, Harvard University

Recent Research on Active Teaching Strategies


Sept 25

John Teufel, Ph.D., NIST, Dept. of Physics, University of Colorado Boulder

Quantum "Mechanical" Circuits


Oct 9

Qian Niu, Ph.D., Dept. of Physics, University of Texas at Austin

Topology and Geometry of Bloch Electrons


Oct 16

James Freericks, Ph.D., McDevitt Professor of Physics, Georgetown University

Operator Mechanics: A New Form of Quantum Mechanics Without Waves or Matrices


Oct 23

Xin Yong, Ph.D., Department of Material Science & Engineering, Binghamton University

Small Molecule-Membrane Interactions Drive Bacterial Membrane Vesicle Formation


Oct 30No Speaker Scheduled
Nov 13

Pratyush Tiwari, Ph.D., Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry, University of Maryland

Learning to Learn, Learning to Forget

Nov 20

Jeffrey M. Mativetsky, Ph.D., Dept. of Physics, Applied Physics, and Astronomy,
Binhamton University

A Nanoscale Perspective on Organic Electronics

Dec 11

Jonathan Spainer, Ph.D., College of Engineering, Drexel University

Excitations and Dynamics in Inversion Symmetry-Broken Phases

Dec 18No Speaker Scheduled
Jan 15

Xin Lu, Ph.D., Cottrell Emerging Scholar, Dept. of Physics, Emory University

Two-Dimensional Layered Materials: A New Platform for Quantum Information Science

Jan 22No Speaker Scheduled
Jan 29No Speaker Scheduled
Feb 12

Joseph Berry, Ph.D., National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Dept. of Physics, Univ. of Colorado at Boulder

Halide Perovskite Semiconductors and Solar Cells

Feb 19

Russell J. Holmes, Ph.D, Dept. of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science, Univ. of Minnesota

Probing Nanoscale Energy Transport in Organic Semiconductors

Feb 26

John F. Marko, Ph.D., Dept. of Physics and Astronomy, Northwestern Univerity 

Physics of Chromosome Folding and Disentanglement

Mar 11No Speaker Scheduled
Mar 18


Mar 25Cancelled
Apr 8


Apr 15


Apr 22Cancelled
Apr 29