Physics & Applied Physics


Fall 2014 Physics Colloquia Schedule

4:00 p.m. in Olsen 102 (refreshments at 3:30 in Olney 143)

September 10, 2014
"Pulsars, Black Holes and Accretion: High Energy Astrophysics in the Time Domain"
Prof. Silas Laycock (Physics Department UMass Lowell)

September 17, 2014
“Semiconductor Nanocrystals: From Quantum Phenomena to Applications in Energy

Prof. Anton Malko (University of Texas, Dallas)

September 24, 2014
“The Ionospheric Connection Explorer: Where Space Weather meets Earth’s Weather”
Dr. Thomas Immel (Berkeley)

October 8, 2014
“Molecular mechanism of membrane-associated folding/unfolding and its implementation in medicine"
Prof. Yana Reshetnyak (URI)

October 15, 2014
“Singular light in fibers: Beams that can do what Gaussians cannot”
Prof. Siddharth Ramachandran (Boston University)

October 22, 2014
"Planet Formation through Radio Eyes"
Prof. A. Meredith Hughes (Wesleyan)

October 29, 2014
"Extreme Terahertz Photonics at the Canadian Advanced Laser Light Source"
Prof. Tsuneyuki Ozaki (INRS--‐EMT, Quebec, Canada)

November 12, 2014
”Cerenkov Light Imaging of Radiation Dose in Cancer Radiotherapy”
Prof. Brian Pogue (Dartmouth)

November 19, 2014
“ASTRONOMY THROUGH A GLASS DARKLY:  Filtered Imaging of the Extended Atmospheres
of Planets, Moons and Comets”

Prof. Michael Mendillo (Boston University)