Introduction to Research Seminar

semester, 2016


Friday, January 22nd 2016
Speaker: Marco Peloso, University of Minnesota
Subject: Particle production during primordial inflation

Friday, January 29th 2016
Speaker: Ron Poling, University of Minnesota
Subject: The BESIII Experiment: Studying Charm Quarks in Beijing

Friday, February 5th 2016
Speaker: Vincent Noireaux, University of Minnesota
Subject: Cell-free expression: from gene circuits to self-assembly in a test tube
Note change of room for the remainder of the semester.

Friday, February 12th 2016
Speaker: Mo Li, University of Minnesota
Subject: Silicon Photonics: photon playground for novel optical physics and materials

Friday, February 19th 2016
Speaker: Fiona Burnell, University of Minnesota
Subject: Symmetry and topology in condensed matter physics “

Friday, February 26th 2016
Speaker: Jim Kakalios, University of Minnesota
Subject: Novel Transport Phenomena in Amorphous Semiconductors

Friday, March 4th 2016
Speaker: Natalia Perkins, University of Minnesota
Subject: Correlated electronic systems with strong spin-orbit coupling

Friday, March 11th 2016
Speaker:  Dan Dahlberg
Noise in Mesoscale Magnetic Particles

Friday, March 18th 2016
There will be no seminar this week, spring break.

Friday, March 25th 2016
Speaker: Martin Greven, University of Minnesota
Subject:  Hidden magnetism and hidden Fermi-liquid behavior of the cuprate high-temperature superconductors

Friday, April 1st 2016
Speaker: Carolyn Bishoff, Physics, Astronomy and Earth Sciences Librarian
Subject: Workshop on data management

Friday, April 8th 2016
Speaker: Nancy Sims, Copyright Program Librarian
Subject: Workshop on copyrights

Friday, April 15th 2016
Subject: Panel on non-academic jobs

Friday, April 22nd 2016
Subject: Group Presentations, Part 1

Friday, April 29th 2016
Subject: Group Presentations, Part 2

Friday, May 6th 2016
There will be no seminar this week.

Friday, September 9th 2016
To be announced.

Friday, September 16th 2016
There will be no seminar this week.

Friday, September 23rd 2016
Speaker: Chris Leighton, University of Minnesota
Subject: To be announced.

Friday, September 30th 2016
Speaker: Ken Heller, University of Minnesota
Subject: To be announced.

Friday, October 7th 2016
Speaker: Prisca Cushman, University of Minnesota
Subject: Dark Matter Searches with SuperCDMS

Friday, October 14th 2016
Speaker: Jochen Mueller, University of Minnesota
Subject: To be announced.

Friday, October 21st 2016
Speaker: Ken Heller, University of Minnesota
Subject: To be announced.

Friday, October 28th 2016
Speaker: Cindy Cattell, University of Minnesota
Subject: To be announced.

Friday, November 4th 2016
Speaker: Dan Cronin-Hennessy, University of Minnesota
Subject: The Mu2e Experiment

Friday, November 11th 2016
Speaker: Bob Lysak, University of Minnesota
Subject: Alfven Waves and the Aurora

Friday, November 18th 2016
Speaker: Dave Thomas, University of Minnesota
Subject: To be announced.

Friday, December 2nd 2016
Speaker: Roger Rusack, University of Minnesota
Subject: Physics Research at the Highest Energies

Friday, December 9th 2016
Speaker: Vlad Pribiag, University of Minnesota
Subject: Quantum transport in low-dimensional materials

Friday, December 16th 2016
There will be no seminar this week.

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