University of Minnesota
School of Physics & Astronomy

Introduction to Research Seminar

semester, 2017

Friday, January 20th 2017
There will be no seminar this week.
Friday, January 27th 2017
Speaker: Jos Uffink, University of Minnesota
Friday, February 3rd 2017
Speaker: Woods Halley, University of Minnesota
Friday, February 10th 2017
Speaker: Dan Dahlberg, University of Minnesota
Friday, February 17th 2017
Speaker: Mo Li, University of Minnesota
Subject: Silicon Photonics: Integrated Playground for Novel Optical Physics, Materials, and Applications
Friday, February 24th 2017
Speaker: Rafael Fernandes, University of Minnesota
Friday, March 3rd 2017
Speaker: Vincent Noireaux, University of Minnesota
Subject: DNA programmed dynamical systems outside cells: from gene circuits to self-assembly
Friday, March 10th 2017
Speaker: Paul Crowell
Friday, March 17th 2017
No seminar, Spring Break
Friday, March 24th 2017
4:40 pm:
Speaker: Shaul Hanany, University of Minnesota
Subject: From the status of the Universe to the status of the planet, the best research group around
Note change of location for this week only.
Friday, March 31st 2017
Speaker: Dan Dahlberg, University of Minnesota
Subject: Noise in Mesoscopic Magnetic Systems
Friday, April 7th 2017
Speaker: Carolyn Bishoff, Physics, Astronomy and Earth Sciences Librarian
Subject: Workshop on data management
Friday, April 14th 2017
Speaker: Nancy Sims, Copyright Program Librarian
Subject: Workshop on copyrights
Friday, April 21st 2017
Panel on career options
Friday, April 28th 2017
Group presentations #1
Friday, May 5th 2017
Group presentations #2
Friday, September 8th 2017
Speaker: Lindsay Glesener, University of Minnesota
Subject: Course Introduction
Friday, September 15th 2017
Speaker: Rafael Fernandes, University of Minnesota
Subject: To be announced.
Friday, September 22nd 2017
4:40 pm:
Speaker: Martin Greven, University of Minnesota
Subject: Doped Mott insulators and unconventional superconductors: exciting experimental research opportunities
Friday, September 29th 2017
4:40 pm:
Speaker: Yong-Zhong Qian, University of Minnesota
Subject: The Origin of the Elements and A Supernova Trigger for the Formation of the Solar System
Friday, October 6th 2017
4:40 pm:
Speaker: Pat Kelly, University of Minnesota
Subject: "Using Transients and Gravitational Lensing to Probe Stellar Astrophysics, Dark Matter, and Cosmology"
Friday, October 13th 2017
4:40 pm:
Speaker: Dan Dahlberg, University of Minnesota
Subject: Nano/meso scale magnets and fundamental statistical mechanics
Friday, October 20th 2017
4:40 pm:
Speaker: Marvin Marshak, University of Minnesota
Subject:  The big questions in particle physics
Friday, October 27th 2017
4:40 pm:
Speaker: Jian-Ping Wang, University of Minnesota
Subject: To be announced.
Friday, November 3rd 2017
4:40 pm:
Speaker: Cindy Cattell, University of Minnesota
Friday, November 10th 2017
4:40 pm:
Speaker: To be announced.
Friday, November 17th 2017
4:40 pm:
Speaker: Woods Halley, University of Minnesota
Subject: To be announced.
Friday, November 24th 2017
4:40 pm:
There will be no seminar this week (Thanksgiving Break)
Friday, December 1st 2017
4:40 pm:
Speaker: Bob Lysak, University of Minnesota
Subject: To be announced.
Friday, December 8th 2017
4:40 pm:
Speaker: To be announced.

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