Past Events

March 21, 2019

Speaker:  Beth Willman, Department of Astronomy, University of Arizona

Title: The National Center for Optical-Infrared Astronomy

Date: Thu, 21 Mar 2019, 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Location: 1415 BPS Bldg.

March 19, 2019

Speaker:  Johnathon Jordan, Department of Physics, University of Michigan

Title: Dark Matter and New Physics at Neutrino Experiments

Date: Tue, 19 Mar 2019, 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Location: 1400 BPS Bldg.

March 18, 2019

Speaker:  Vasili Perebeinos, Department of Electrical Engineering, SUNY Buffalo

Title: Optoelectronics with 2D materials from microscopic modeling

Date: Mon, 18 Mar, 4:10 pm – 5:10 pm
Location: 1400 BPS Bldg.

March 15, 2019

Speaker: Emily Josephs, Department of Plant Biology
Michigan State University

Title: The evolutionary forces shaping complex trait variation

Date: Fri, 15 Mar 2019, 11:30 am – 12:30 pm
Location: 1400 BPS Bldg.

March 14, 2019

Speaker:  Robert Brown, College of Arts and Sciences, Case Western Reserve University

Title: Particle Physicists get Down to Business: Industrial Jobs and Entrepreneurship

Date: Thu, 14 Mar 2019, 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Location: 1415 BPS Bldg.

March 13, 2019

Speaker:  Elias Aydi, Department of Physics & Astronomy, Michigan State University

Title: TBA

Date: Wed, 13 Mar 2019, 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Location: 1400 BPS Bldg.

March 11, 2019

Speaker:  Tom C. Lubensky, Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of Pennsylvania

Title: Metamaterials and Topological Mechanics

Date: Mon, 11 Mar 2019, 4:10 pm – 5:10 pm
Location: 1400 BPS Bldg.

February 28, 2019

This talk is free and open to the public.

Speaker:  Takaaki Kajita, Institute for Cosmic Ray Research of the University of Tokyo

Title:  The Secret of Neutrinos

Date: Thu, 28 Feb 2019, 8:00 pm
Location: 1410 BPS Bldg.

February 26, 2019

Speaker:  James Beacham, ATLAS Experiment, Duke University

Title: Avant-garde LHC: Inspiring the ATLAS detector to find physics it wasn't designed to find

Date: Tue, 26 Feb 2019, 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Location: 1400 BPS Bldg.

February 25, 2019

Speaker:  James Engstrom, Smith School of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Cornell University

Title: Examination of thin film growth using supersonic molecular beams and in situ real time X-ray synchrotron radiation: from organic small molecule semiconductors to transition metal dichalcogenides

Date: Mon, 25 Feb 2019, 4:10 pm – 5:10 pm
Location: 1400 BPS Bldg.

February 22, 2019

Speaker:  Christopher Palmer , Department of Physics, Princeton University

Title: Observation of the Higgs boson decaying to bottom quarks at CMS

Date: Tue, 22 Feb 2019, 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Location: 1400 BPS Bldg.

February 21, 2019

Speaker:  Lindsay LeBlanc, Ultracold Quantum Gases Laboratory, University of Alberta

Title: Storing and manipulating ilght for quantum memory and manipulation using Autler-Townes splitting in cold atoms

Date: Thu, 21 Feb 2019, 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Location: 1415 BPS Bldg.

February 20, 2019

Speaker:  Max Moe, Department of Astronomy, University of Arizona

Title: The Formation of Close Binaries and Planets

Date: Wed, 20 Feb 2019, 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Location: 1400 BPS Bldg.

February 19, 2019

Speaker: Mia Liu, Fermilab

Title: Using electroweak bosons and the Higgs boson to probe new physics at the LHC and upgrades of the CMS detector to maximize the changes of such a discovery

Date: Tue, 19 Feb 2019, 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Location: 1400 BPS Bldg.

February 18, 2019

Speaker:  V. Ara Apkarian, NSF Center for Chemical Innovation, University of California, Irvine

Title: Spectro-microscopy with atomically confined light

Date: Mon, 18 Feb 2019, 4:10 pm – 5:10 pm
Location: 1400 BPS Bldg.

February 13, 2019

Speaker:  Jenn Ranta, Department of Physics & Astronomy, Michigan State University

Title: Multidimensional Simulations of Core-Collapse Supernova Remnants

Date: Wed, 13 Feb 2019, 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Location: 1400 BPS Bldg.

February 12, 2019

Speaker:  Duff Neill, Department of Physics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Title: The Entropy of QCD scattering processes

Date: Tue, 12 Feb 2019, 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Location: 1400 BPS Bldg.

February 11, 2019

Speaker:  Andrew Houck, Department of Electrical Engineering, Princeton University

Title: Many-body quantum optics in superconducting circuits

Date: Mon, 11 Feb 2019, 4:10 pm – 5:10 pm
Location: 1400 BPS Bldg.

February 8, 2019

Speaker:  Daniel Hayden, Department of Physics and Astronomy, Michigan State University

Title: New Physics Searches in the High Luminosity Era at the LHC

Date: Fri, 8 Feb 2019, 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Location: 1400 BPS Bldg.

February 7, 2019

Speaker:  Sam Benz, Superconductive Electronics Group, NIST

Title: Superconductive Electronics for Quantum-based Voltage Metrology

Date: Thu, 07 Feb 2019, 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Location: 1415 BPS Bldg.