University of Minnesota
School of Physics & Astronomy

Physics and Astronomy Colloquium

All future

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 M. Tromp, IBM T.J. Watson Research Center, Yorktown Heights, NY & Kamerlingh Onnes Laboratory, Leiden University, Netherlands
Subject: Low Energy Electron Microscopy
Faculty Host: Shaul Hanany
Thursday, November 7th 2019
3:35 pm:
Speaker: Amit Hagar, Indiana University Bloomington
Subject: There is more than one way to skin a cat: quantum information principles in a finite world
Faculty Host: Victor Boantza
Thursday, November 14th 2019
3:35 pm:
Speaker: Ana Maria Rey, University of Colorado - Boulder
Subject: Building with Crystals of Light and Quantum Matter: From clocks to computers
Faculty Host: Rafael Fernandes
Thursday, November 21st 2019
3:35 pm:
Speaker: Dimitar Sasselov, Harvard University
Subject: Stellar UV Light and the Origins of Life's Building Blocks
Faculty Host: Evan Skillman
Thursday, December 5th 2019
3:35 pm:
Speaker: Nadja Strobbe, UMN
Subject: TBD
Faculty Host: Roger Rusack
Thursday, March 5th 2020
3:35 pm:
Speaker: Roger Blandford, Stanford University
Subject: TBD
Faculty Host: Clement Pryke
Wednesday, March 11th 2020
3:35 pm:
No Colloquium this week, spring break.
Thursday, March 19th 2020
3:35 pm:
Speaker: Ray Orbach, University of Texas at Austin
Refreshments in atrium after the Colloquium.
Faculty Host: E. Dan Dahlberg
Thursday, April 9th 2020
3:35 pm:
Speaker: Myriam Sarachik, City College New York
Refreshments in atrium after the Colloquium.
Faculty Host: E. Dan Dahlberg
Thursday, April 16th 2020
3:35 pm:
Speaker: Michael Riordan, University of California Santa Cruz
Refreshments in atrium after the Colloquium.
Faculty Host: Michel Janssen
Thursday, April 23rd 2020
3:35 pm:
Student Award ceremony before colloquium. Refreshments in atrium after the Colloquium.
Thursday, April 30th 2020
Speaker: Robin Canup (Southwest Resarch Institute)
Time will probably shift by 1/2 hour.

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