University of Minnesota
School of Physics & Astronomy

Introduction to Research Seminar

Fall Semester

Friday, September 5th 2014
Subject: There will be no seminar this week.
Friday, September 12th 2014
Speaker: Shaul Hanany, University of Minnesota
Friday, September 19th 2014
Speaker: Andrey Chubukov, University of Minnesota
Subject: Superconductivity -- what is super about it
Friday, September 26th 2014
Speaker: Fiona Burnell
Subject: Symmetry and topology in condensed matter physics
Friday, October 3rd 2014
Speaker: Paul Crowell, University of Minnesota
Subject: Spin Transport in Semiconductors
Friday, October 10th 2014
Speaker: Priscilla Cushman
Subject: Searching for Dark Matter Underground
Friday, October 17th 2014
Speaker: Michael Zudov, University of Minnesota
Friday, October 24th 2014
Speaker: Vlad Pribiag, University of Minnesota
Subject: Quantum spin transport and Majorana modes in topological insulators and semiconductor nanowires
Friday, October 31st 2014
Speaker: Rafael Fernandes, University of Minnesota
Subject: Theory of correlated materials: from high-temperature superconductors to quantum magnets
Friday, November 7th 2014
Speaker: John Broadhurst, University of Minnesota
Subject: "An application of physics to clinical medicine."
Friday, November 14th 2014
Speaker: Marvin Marshak, University of Minnesota
Subject: Hunting Asymmetry in the Universe
Friday, November 21st 2014
Speaker: Vincent Noireaux, University of Minnesota
Subject: Synthesis of a minimal cell: from gene circuits to self-assembly.
Friday, November 28th 2014
There will be no seminar this week-University Closed for Thanksgiving
Friday, December 5th 2014
Speaker: Natalia Perkins, University of Minnesota
Subject: Novel physics of systems with strong spin-orbit coupling
Friday, December 12th 2014
There will be no seminar this week.

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