Physics & Applied Physics


Spring 2016 Physics Colloquium Schedule

3:30 p.m. - Refreshments, Olney 143
4 p.m. - Colloquium, Olsen 102

January 27, 2016
"Low-Power Millimeter-Wave Interactions with Live Cells & Tissues: Some Findings and Applications from In-vitro Cell Cultures, Cortical Slices, Leech Neuronal Ganglia, Xenopus Oocytes & Live Rats"
Prof. Peter Siegel (California Institute of Technology)

February 10, 2016
“Quantum Entanglement and the Geometry of Spacetime”
Prof. Matthew Headrick (Brandeis University)

February 17, 2016
Dr. Ivan Buzurovic (Harvard Medical School) 

February 24, 2016
“Less is More: Extreme Optics with Zero Refractive Index”
Prof. Eric Mazur (Harvard University) 

March 9, 2016
“Quantitative Imaging, Micro-rheology and 3D Tumor Models to inform Biophysics-based Therapeutic Strategies for Pancreatic Cancer”
Prof. Jonathan Celli (University of Massachusetts Boston) 

March 23, 2016
“Multiple Timescale Analysis of Dynamical Evolution near Two Coalescing Eigenvalues”
Prof. Savannah S. Garmon (Osaka Prefecture University) 

March 30, 2016
“Exploration of the Nuclear Universe”
Prof. Michael Thoennessen (Michigan State University)

April 13, 2016
“Blue Energy and (other) Sustainable Heat-to-power Conversion”
Prof. Rene' van Roij (Utrecht University, The Netherlands) 

April 20, 2016
“NASA Astrophysics: Present and Future”
Dr. Dan Evans (Astrophysics Division, Science Mission Directorate, NASA)