University of Minnesota
School of Physics & Astronomy

Physics and Astronomy Colloquium

Fall Semester

Thursday, September 5th 2019
3:35 pm:
Speaker: Cristina Marchetti, UCSB
Subject: The Physics of Active Matter
Faculty Host: Jorge Vinals
Thursday, September 12th 2019
3:35 pm:
Speaker: Vadim Smelyanskiy, Google, Los Angeles
Subject: Fast quantum logical gates for tunable superconducting qubits
Faculty Host: Alex Kamenev
Thursday, September 19th 2019
3:35 pm:
Speaker: Leon Glass, McGill University
Subject: "Evolution and robustness in genetic networks"
Faculty Host: Jorge Vinals
Thursday, September 26th 2019
3:35 pm:
Speaker: Scott Crooker, National High Magnetic Field Laboratory, Los Alamos National Lab
Subject: “Listening” to spin & magnetization noise
Faculty Host: Paul Crowell
Thursday, October 3rd 2019
3:35 pm:
Speaker: Jeffrey Crelinsten, The Impact Group @Centre for Social Innovation
Subject: “Einstein’s Jury: Trial by Telescope”
Faculty Host: Michel Janssen
Thursday, October 10th 2019
1:35 pm:
Speaker: Bharat Jalan, University of Minnesota (CEMS)
Subject: TBD
Faculty Host: Rafael Fernandes
Thursday, October 17th 2019
3:35 pm:
Speaker: Charlie Marcus - Center for Quantum Devices, Niels Bohr Institute, and Microsoft Quantum Lab – Copenhagen
Subject: Misel Colloquium
Refreshments in atrium after the Colloquium.
Thursday, October 24th 2019
3:35 pm:
Speaker: Christopher Monroe, University of Maryland and IonQ, Inc.
Subject: Quantum Computing with Atoms
Faculty Host: Natalia Perkins
Thursday, October 31st 2019
3:35 pm:
Speaker: Rudolf Tromp, Leiden University
Subject: TBD
Faculty Host: Shaul Hanany
Thursday, November 7th 2019
3:35 pm:
Speaker: Amit Hagar, Indiana University Bloomington
Subject: TBD
Faculty Host: Victor Boantza
Thursday, November 14th 2019
3:35 pm:
Speaker: Ana Maria Rey, University of Colorado - Boulder
Subject: TBD
Faculty Host: Rafael Fernandes
Thursday, November 21st 2019
3:35 pm:
Speaker: Dimitar Sasselov, Harvard University
Subject: TBD
Faculty Host: Evan Skillman
Thursday, December 5th 2019
3:35 pm:
Speaker: Nadja Strobbe, UMN
Subject: TBD
Faculty Host: Roger Rusack

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