University of Minnesota
School of Physics & Astronomy

Academic Calendar

Summer Semester

Monday, June 2nd 2014
2:30 pm:
The School of Physics and Astronomy cordially invites you to a gathering to welcome our 2014 REU participants. Please stop by to say hello and enjoy some refreshments!
Friday, June 13th 2014
Monday, June 16th 2014
Tuesday, June 24th 2014
1:00 pm:
Thesis Defense in 210 Tate
Speaker: Chad Geppert, University of Minnesota
Subject: Electromotive force generated by spin accumulation in ferromagnet/n-GaAs heterostructures
This the public portion of Mr. Geppert's thesis defense.
Friday, July 4th 2014
Monday, July 7th 2014
2:00 pm:
Thesis Defense in PAN 110
Speaker: Chien-Te Wu, University of Minnesota
Subject: Proximity Effects in Ferromagnet/Superconductor Layered Heterostructures with Inhomogeneous Magnetization
This is the public portion of Mr. Wu's PhD thesis defense
Wednesday, July 9th 2014
1:30 pm:
Thesis Defense in 435 Physics
Speaker: Tianran Chen, University of Minnesota
Subject: Disorder Effects on Electron Transport in Nanocrystal Assemblies and Topological Insulators.
This the public portion of Ms. Chen's PhD thesis defense.
Friday, July 11th 2014
Monday, July 21st 2014
08:00 am:
NOvA Collaboration Meeting in various locations in Tate and PAN
Tuesday, July 22nd 2014
08:00 am:
NOvA Collaboration Meeting in various locations in Tate and PAN
10:00 am:
Academic Calendar in NHH 2-101 
Speaker: Jesse McCaffrey, Biochem, Molec Biol/Biophysics, University of Minnesota
Subject: Elucidating the Structural Dynamics of SERCA-PLB Regulation by Electron Paramagnetic Resonance
This is the Public Portion of Mr. McCaffrey's thesis defense
Wednesday, July 23rd 2014
08:00 am:
NOvA Collaboration Meeting in various locations in Tate and PAN
Thursday, July 24th 2014
08:00 am:
NOvA Collaboration Meeting in various locations in Tate and PAN
Friday, July 25th 2014
08:00 am:
NOvA Collaboration Meeting in various locations in Tate and PAN
11:00 am:
Speaker: Andrew W. Howard, Institute for Astronomy, University of Hawaii - Manoa
Subject: Earth-sized Exoplanets
Saturday, July 26th 2014
08:00 am:
www.physics.umn.edu/events/AAPT.html?
Friday, August 8th 2014
Friday, August 22nd 2014

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