Physics & Applied Physics


Fall 2015 Physics Colloquia Schedule

3:30 p.m. - Refreshments
4 p.m. - Colloquium Ball 214

Sept. 9, 2014
"The Future of Astronomy is Suoer(conducting): Microwave Kinetic Inductance Detectors for UVOIR Astronomy"
Prof. Ben Mazin (University of California, Santa Barbara)

Sept. 16, 2015
“ADMIT: the ALMA Data Mining ToolkIT”
Dr. Peter Teuben (University of Maryland)

Sept. 23, 2015
“Conformal Gravity and other Alternatives for Dark Matter”
Prof. James O'Brien (Wentworth Institute of Technology)

Sept. 30, 2015
“X-ray Bursts, Palladium Oceans and Cold Fusion - The Strange World of Accreting Neutron Stars"
Prof. Hendrik Schatz (Michigan State University)

Oct. 14, 2015
“Slab-Coupled Optical Waveguide (SCOW) Devices and their Applications”
Dr. Gary M. Smith (MIT Lincoln Laboratory)

Oct. 21, 2015
"Non-Invasive Detection, Counting and Tracking of Rare Circulating Cells in Vivo"
Prof. Mark Neidre (Northeastern University)

Oct. 28, 2015
"The Transiting Exoplanet Orbiting Satellite (TESS): Dscovering New Earths and Super-Earths in The Solar Neighborhoood"
Prof. George Ricker (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)

Nov. 10, 2015
"Radioactive Materials and Radiological Dispersion Devices"
Dr. William Rhodes (Sandia National Laboratory)

Dec. 9, 2015
“Solar Water Splitting pn III-Nitride Nanowire Arrays”
Prof. Zetian Mi (McGill University)