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Physics and Astronomy Calendar

Summer Semester

Friday, June 12th 2009
Monday, June 15th 2009
10:30 am:
Thesis Defense in Physics 170
Speaker: Shea Brown, University of Minnesota
Subject: Probing Large-Scale Structures with Radio Observations
Wednesday, July 1st 2009
1:30 pm:
Speaker: Dr. Neil Zimmerman, National Institute of Standards and Technology
Subject: Quantum Dots and Quantum Information
Friday, July 3rd 2009
08:00 am:
University Closed
Thursday, August 6th 2009
10:30 am:
Thesis Defense in 435 Physics
Speaker: Sergiy Dubynskiy, University of Minnesota
Subject: Strong dynamics near open heavy flavor thresholds, hadronic molecules and hadroquarkonium
Monday, August 10th 2009
2:00 pm:
Thesis Defense in 435 Physics
Speaker: Todd Springer, University of Minnesota
Subject: Hydrodynamics of strongly coupled non-conformal plasmas from gauge/gravity duality.
Thursday, August 20th 2009
1:25 pm:
Condensed Matter Seminar in 210 Physics
Speaker: Robert Anderson, Physics Department, University of Maryland
Subject: Quantum Computing Based on Josephson-Junction SQUID Phase Qubits
Friday, August 21st 2009
Tuesday, August 25th 2009
2:30 pm:
Speaker: Dawei Liu, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Subject: The Daya Bay Neutrino Experiment
Dr. Liu is a candidate for a postdoctoral position in the neutrinos group
Thursday, August 27th 2009
2:30 pm:
Speaker: Diane Reitzner, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario
Subject: Calibrating the Sudbury Neutrino Observatory Using Time Series Analysis
Dr. Reitzner is a candidate for a postdoctoral position in the neutrinos group
Monday, August 31st 2009

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