University of Minnesota
School of Physics & Astronomy

Physics and Astronomy Calendar

Spring Semester

Friday, January 5th 2018
Speaker: No colloquium this week.
Friday, January 12th 2018
Speaker: No colloquium this week.
Wednesday, January 17th 2018
1:25 pm:
Speaker: Jeff Derby (CEMS)
Subject: TBD
Faculty Host: Paul Crowell
Friday, January 19th 2018
Speaker: No colloquium this week.
Speaker: Harvey Brown, Philosophy of Physics, University of Oxford
Refreshments served at 3:15 p.m.
Wednesday, January 24th 2018
1:30 pm:
Speaker: Fiona Burnell (University of Minnesota)
Subject: TBD
Faculty Host: Paul Crowell
Thursday, January 25th 2018
Speaker: TBD
Subject: TBD
Friday, January 26th 2018
Speaker: Jorn Kersten (Bergen U., Norway)
Subject: TBA
Speaker: No colloquium this week.
Wednesday, January 31st 2018
1:30 pm:
Speaker: Sergey Frolov (Pittsburgh)
Subject: Quantum dot chains as emulators of topological superconductors
Faculty Host: Vlad Pribiag
Thursday, February 1st 2018
Speaker: TBD
Subject: TBD
Friday, February 2nd 2018
Speaker: Liliana Velasco-Sevilla (Bergen U., Norway)
Subject: TBA
Speaker: No colloquium this week.
Speaker: Marc Swackhamer, School of Architecture, University of Minnesota
Subject: MCPS Annual Science Studies Symposium
Refreshments served at 3:15 p.m.
Wednesday, February 7th 2018
1:30 pm:
Speaker: Cristian Batista (Tennessee)
Faculty Host: Natalia Perkins
Thursday, February 8th 2018
Speaker: Cristian Batista (Tennessee)
Subject: TBD
Faculty Host: Natalia Perkins
Friday, February 9th 2018
Speaker: TBA
Subject: TBA
Speaker: Dr. Terry Jones, MIfA, U of Minnesota
Speaker: Jacqueline Feke, Department of Philosophy, University of Waterloo
Subject: "Ptolemy's Ethics"
Refreshments served at 3:15 p.m.
Monday, February 12th 2018
12:15 pm:
Speaker: Lawrence Rudnick, UMN
Subject: Galaxy Clusters
Wednesday, February 14th 2018
1:30 pm:
Speaker: Damjan Pelc (University of Minnesota)
Faculty Host: Paul Crowell
Thursday, February 15th 2018
08:00 am:
Speaker: TBD
Subject: TBD
Friday, February 16th 2018
Speaker: TBA
Subject: TBA
Speaker: Cynthia Connolly, School of Nursing, University of Pennsylvania
Refreshments served at 3:15 p.m.
Monday, February 19th 2018
12:15 pm:
Speaker: Marcelo Alvarez, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Subject: Reionization
Faculty Host: Shaul Hanany
Wednesday, February 21st 2018
1:25 pm:
Speaker: Erez Berg (U of Chicago)
Faculty Host: Rafael Fernandes
Thursday, February 22nd 2018
Speaker: Erez Berg (University of Chicago)
Subject: TBD
Faculty Host: Paul Crowell
Friday, February 23rd 2018
Speaker: TBA
Subject: TBA
Speaker: Nahyan Fancy, Department of History, DePauw University
Refreshments served at 3:15 p.m.
Wednesday, February 28th 2018
4:30 pm:
See Joint Quantum Materials & Condensed Matter Seminar on Thursday this week only.
Thursday, March 1st 2018
Speaker: Joint Colloquium with Earth Sciences (Nier Lecture)
Subject: Exoplanets
Speaker: Sara Seager, MIT
Friday, March 2nd 2018
Speaker: TBA
Subject: TBA
Speaker: Dr. Mateusz Ruszkowski, U. Michigan
Faculty Host: Evan Skillman
Monday, March 5th 2018
12:15 pm:
Speaker: Zewei Xiong, UMN
Faculty Host: Yong-Zhong Qian
Thursday, March 8th 2018
Speaker: TBD
Subject: TBD
Friday, March 9th 2018
Speaker: TBA
Subject: TBA
Thursday, March 15th 2018
Speaker: David Sand, U. Arizona
Subject: There will be no colloquium this week due to Spring Break
Friday, March 16th 2018
SPRING BREAK - No seminar this week
Speaker: No colloquium this week - Spring Break
Wednesday, March 21st 2018
1:25 pm:
Speaker: Pablo Jarillo-Herrero, MIT
Subject: TBD
Faculty Host: Vlad Pribiag
Thursday, March 22nd 2018
Speaker: Pablo Jarillo-Herrero (MIT)
Subject: TBD
Faculty Host: Paul Crowell
Friday, March 23rd 2018
Speaker: TBA
Subject: TBA
Speaker: Dr. Jordan Stone, U. Arizona
Faculty Host: Charles E. Woodward
Speaker: Rebecca Kluchin, Department of History, California State University - Sacramento
Refreshments served at 3:15 p.m.
Wednesday, March 28th 2018
1:30 pm:
Speaker: Paul Canfield (Iowa State)
Subject: TBD
Faculty Host: Martin Greven
Thursday, March 29th 2018
Speaker: TBD
Subject: TBD
Friday, March 30th 2018
Speaker: TBA
Subject: TBA
Speaker: Susan Rensing, Department of Women's & Gender Studies, University of Wisconsin - Oshkosh
Subject: HSTM Alumni Lecture
Refreshments served at 3:15 p.m.
Thursday, April 5th 2018
Speaker: TBD
Subject: TBD
Friday, April 6th 2018
Speaker: TBA
Subject: TBA
Speaker: Dr. Silva Protoppa, U. Maryland
Faculty Host: Charles E. Woodward
Speaker: Stuart Glennan, Department of Philosophy, Butler University
Refreshments served at 3:15 p.m.
Thursday, April 12th 2018
Speaker: TBD
Subject: TBD
Friday, April 13th 2018
Speaker: TBA
Subject: TBA
Speaker: Lawrence Principe, Department of History of Science & Technology, Johns Hopkins University
Refreshments served at 3:15 p.m.
Wednesday, April 18th 2018
1:30 pm:
Speaker: Ali Yazdani (Tentative)
Faculty Host: Paul Crowell
7:00 pm:
Kaufmanis Public Lecture in McNamara Alumni Center
Speaker: Victoria Kaspi, McGill University
Subject: To be announced.
Thursday, April 19th 2018
Speaker: Ali Yazdani (Princeton University)
Subject: TBD
Faculty Host: Paul Crowell
3:35 pm:
Speaker: Victoria Kaspi, McGill University
Subject: To be announced
Refreshments to be served outside Keller 3-210 after the colloquium.
Friday, April 20th 2018
Speaker: TBA
Subject: TBA
Speaker: Dr. Vanessa Bailey, NASA, JPL
Speaker: Roberta Humphreys, Minnesota Institute for Astrophysics, University of Minnesota
Refreshments served at 3:15 p.m.
Thursday, April 26th 2018
Speaker: TBD
Subject: TBD
Friday, April 27th 2018
Speaker: TBA
Subject: TBA
Speaker: Dr. Christian Veillet, Large Binocula Telescope Observatory (LBTO)
Speaker: Richard Samuels, Department of Philosophy, The Ohio State University
Refreshments served at 3:15 p.m.
Thursday, May 3rd 2018
Speaker: TBD
Subject: TBD
Friday, May 4th 2018
Speaker: TBA
Subject: TBA

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