University of Minnesota
School of Physics & Astronomy

Physics and Astronomy Calendar

Fall Semester

Monday, September 2nd 2019
1:15 pm:
Nuclear Physics Seminar in Tate 301-20
Tuesday, September 3rd 2019
11:15 am:
Nuclear Physics Seminar in Tate 301-20
Organizational Meeting
1:25 pm:
Space Physics Seminar in Tate 201-20
There will be no seminar this week.
There will be no seminar this week.
Wednesday, September 4th 2019
1:25 pm:
Speaker: There will be no seminar this week.
3:35 pm:
To be announced
Thursday, September 5th 2019
10:10 am:
Biophysics Seminar in 120 PAN
There will be no seminar this week.
12:10 pm:
No Journal Club this week
3:35 pm:
Speaker: Cristina Marchetti, UCSB
Subject: The Physics of Active Matter
Faculty Host: Jorge Vinals
Friday, September 6th 2019
12:20 pm:
Speaker: Yang Yang
Subject: "Kitaev-Heisenberg Model on the Kagome Lattice".
Faculty Host: Boris Shklovskii
12:30 pm:
Subject: There will be no seminar this week.
No colloquium today - 1st week of school
Speaker: Eric Carter, Macalester College
Subject: The Health of the People: A New History of Latin American Social Medicine
4:40 pm:
Speaker: Aleksey Cherman
Subject: Introduction to the seminar series
Monday, September 9th 2019
12:15 pm:
Speaker: Terry Jones, University of Minnesota
Subject: Search for substructure in DM haloes
2:30 pm:
There will be no seminar this week.
Tuesday, September 10th 2019
08:00 am:
Untitled in Physics
Subject: "Exploring the magnetic properties of Cu2(OH)3Br through first principles calculations"
Faculty Host: Boris Shklovskii
11:15 am:
Nuclear Physics Seminar in Tate 301-20
Speaker: Yongzhong Qian, University of Minnesota
Subject: Probing Neutrino Physics with Stellar Evolution and Nucleosynthesis
1:25 pm:
Space Physics Seminar in Tate 201-20
Organizational Meeting
Wednesday, September 11th 2019
1:25 pm:
Speaker: Vadim Smelyanskiy, Google, Los Angeles
Subject: Non-ergodic delocalized states for efficient population transfer within a narrow band of the energy landscape
Faculty Host: Alex Kamenev
3:35 pm:
There will be no seminar this week.
Thursday, September 12th 2019
10:10 am:
Biophysics Seminar in 120 PAN
Speaker: Chiranjib Banerjee, University of Minnesota
Subject: Quantitative super-resolution analysis of ULK1 oligomeric states and cellular localization
12:10 pm:
Speaker: Sean Bruton and Nico Adams
Subject: “A dominant population of optically invisible massive galaxies in the early Universe” & "The chemical structure of young high-mass star-forming clumps: Deuteration"
3:35 pm:
Speaker: Vadim Smelyanskiy, Google, Los Angeles
Subject: Fast quantum logical gates for tunable superconducting qubits
Faculty Host: Alex Kamenev
Friday, September 13th 2019
12:20 pm:
Speaker: Xuzhe Ying
Subject: Plasmon mediated near field heat transfer in double layer graphene
Faculty Host: Boris Shklovskii
12:30 pm:
Speaker: David Tennyson (Imperial College, London)
Subject: D=4 N=1 Compactifications via Generalised Geometry - Kahler Potential, Superpotential and Moduli
2:30 pm:
There is no MIFA colloquium this week
Speaker: Meghan Page, Department of Philosophy, Loyola University
Subject: The Role of Historical Science in Methodological Actualism
Refreshments served at 3:15 p.m.
4:40 pm:
Speaker: Marvin Marshak
title to be announced
Monday, September 16th 2019
12:15 pm:
There will be no seminar this week.
2:30 pm:
Speaker: Professor Hisao Suzuki, Professor of Theoretical Particle Physics, Director of General Education, Deputy Director General Institute for the Advancement of Higher Education Hokkaido University
Subject: Physics Education in Japan and Hokkaido University
Tuesday, September 17th 2019
11:15 am:
Nuclear Physics Seminar in Tate 301-20
Speaker: Sanjana Curtis, North Carolina State University
Subject: Nucleosynthesis in core-collapse supernovae
1:25 pm:
Space Physics Seminar in Tate 201-20
Speaker: no seminar this week
To be announced.
There will be no seminar this week.
Wednesday, September 18th 2019
1:25 pm:
Speaker: Gabor Halasz, ORNL
Subject:  Vison crystals in an extended Kitaev honeycomb model
Faculty Host: Natalia Perkins
3:35 pm:
To be announced.
Thursday, September 19th 2019
10:10 am:
Biophysics Seminar in 120 PAN
Speaker: Chiranjib Banerjee, UMN, Puchner Lab
Subject: Quantitative super-resolution analysis of ULK1 oligomeric states and cellular localization
Faculty Host: Elias Puchner
12:10 pm:
Speaker: Sharan Banagiri
Subject:  Observation of the Vela pulsar glitch and modeling rotational evolution
3:35 pm:
Speaker: Leon Glass, McGill University
Subject: "Evolution and robustness in genetic networks"
Faculty Host: Jorge Vinals
Friday, September 20th 2019
12:20 pm:
Speaker: Bill Peria
Subject: Magnetization damping in half-metallic Heusler alloys
Faculty Host: Boris Shklovskii
12:30 pm:
Speaker: Luca Delacretaz (U. Chicago)
Subject: Spontaneous symmetry breaking as a higher-form anomaly
2:30 pm:
Speaker: Colby Haggerty, University of Chicago
Subject: Hybrid Plasma Simulations of the Acceleration and Back-Reaction of Cosmic Rays on Astrophysical Shocks
Faculty Host: Thomas W. Jones
Speaker: Deborah Coen, Department of History, Yale University
Subject: Reimagining the History of Climate Science
Refreshments served at 3:15 p.m.
4:40 pm:
Speaker: Pat Kelly
Subject: Many Extremely Magnified Individual Stars as Probes of Dark Matter and Stellar Populations to Redshift z~2
Monday, September 23rd 2019
12:15 pm:
Speaker: John Cannon, Macalester College
Subject: The Curious Denizens of the Faint End of the HI Mass Function
Faculty Host: Lucy Fortson
Tuesday, September 24th 2019
11:15 am:
Nuclear Physics Seminar in Tate 301-20
Speaker: Zewei Xiong, University of Minnesota
Subject: Active-Sterile Neutrino Oscillations in the Neutrino-driven Wind
1:25 pm:
Space Physics Seminar in Tate 201-20
Speaker: Aaron Breneman
Subject: Outer belt electron loss driven by solar wind density structures
There will be no seminar this week.
Speaker: Liang Wu, University of Pennsylvania
Subject: How many magnetic-field induced phase transitions in α−RuCl3?
Faculty Host: Natalia Perkins
Wednesday, September 25th 2019
1:25 pm:
Speaker: Scott Crooker, National High Magnetic Field Laboratory, Los Alamos National Lab
Subject: Electrons, holes, and excitons in monolayer semiconductors: Insights from optical spectroscopy in (really) high magnetic fields
Faculty Host: Paul Crowell
Speaker: David Cinabro, Wayne State University
Subject: Status of Belle II
Thursday, September 26th 2019
10:10 am:
Biophysics Seminar in 120 PAN
Speaker: Jan Huisken, Investigator, Morgridge Medical Engineering and Visiting Professor, Integrative Biology
Subject: Putting advanced light sheet fluorescence microscopy in the hands of biologists with modular and portable instruments
12:10 pm:
Speaker: Cindy Cattell and Shaul Hanany
Subject: See abstract for titles
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
Friday, September 27th 2019
12:20 pm:
Speaker: Cody Schimming
Subject: Field theories for defects in nematic liquid crystals.
Faculty Host: Boris Shklovskii
12:30 pm:
Speaker: Csaba Csaki (Cornell U.)
Subject: Crunching away the CC problem
2:30 pm:
Speaker: Patrick Wilcox, University of Minnesota
Subject: Observation of Pulsar Wind Nebula DA 495 at Very High Energies Using VERITAS
Faculty Host: Lucy Fortson
Speaker: Esyllt Jones, Department of History, University of Manitoba
Subject: "New Deal Medicine and the Birth of Socialized Health Care in Canada: Fred Mott in Saskatchewan, 1946-1951"
Refreshments served at 3:15 p.m.
4:40 pm:
Speaker: Martin Greven
Subject: Plastic Deformation of Quantum Materials
Monday, September 30th 2019
12:15 pm:
Speaker: Qi Wen, UMN
Subject: The Probe of Inflation and Cosmic Origins (PICO): Science Objectives and Design
Faculty Host: Lucy Fortson
Tuesday, October 1st 2019
11:15 am:
Nuclear Physics Seminar in Tate 301-20
Speaker: Andre Sieverding
Subject: Nucleosynthesis based on a 3D supernova simulation
1:25 pm:
Space Physics Seminar in Tate 201-20
Journal club - Article "Magnetohydrodynamic waves and coronal seismology: an overview of recent results"
There will be no seminar this week.
Wednesday, October 2nd 2019
1:25 pm:
Speaker: Michael Norman, Argonne National Lab
Subject: Superconductivity in Nickelates: Similarities and Differences from Cuprates
Faculty Host: Andrey Chubukov
Thursday, October 3rd 2019
10:10 am:
Biophysics Seminar in 120 PAN
Speaker: Ryan Marshall, UMN, Noireaux Lab
Subject: An E. coli cell-free transcription-translation system: modeling gene expression and characterizing CRISPR elements and gene circuits
12:10 pm:
Speaker: Yu-Heng Lin and Vihang Mehta
Subject: Titles in abstract section
3:35 pm:
Speaker: Jeffrey Crelinsten, The Impact Group @Centre for Social Innovation
Subject: “Einstein’s Jury: Trial by Telescope”
Faculty Host: Michel Janssen
6:30 pm:
Public Lecture in Physics Tate B-50
Speaker: Claudia Scarlata, University of Minnesota
Subject: The end of the Dark Age
Friday, October 4th 2019
12:20 pm:
Speaker: Tao Qu
Subject: "Nonlinear magnon scattering mechanism for microwave pumping in magnetic films"
Faculty Host: Boris Shklovskii
12:30 pm:
Speaker: Cristina Mondino, NYU
Subject: Constraining Dark Matter Substructures with Astrometric Weak Lensing
Faculty Host: Maxim Pospelov
2:30 pm:
Speaker: Robert Benjamin, University of Wisconsin-Whitewater
Subject: Discovery of Optical Emission Lines from the Inner Milky Way: Evidence for LI(N)ER-like gas
Faculty Host: Thomas W. Jones
Speaker: Lydia Patton, Department of Philosophy, Virginia Tech
Subject: The Dynamics of Epistemic Ecology: Learning from Scientific Theory Change
Refreshments served at 3:15 p.m.
4:40 pm:
Speaker: Prisca Cushman
Subject: Dark matter searches with SuperCDMS
Monday, October 7th 2019
12:15 pm:
Speaker: Yong-Zhong Qian, UMN
Subject:  A Versatile and Accurate Method for Halo Mass Determination from Phase-Space Distribution of Satellite Galaxies
Tuesday, October 8th 2019
11:15 am:
Nuclear Physics Seminar in Tate 301-20
Speaker: Scott Pratt, Michigan State University.
Subject: Extracting Bulk Properties of the Quark Gluon Plasma from Experiment
1:25 pm:
Space Physics Seminar in Tate 201-20
There will be no seminar this week.
Speaker: John A. Rogers, Northwestern University
Subject:  Transient Electronics and Digital Sensor Systems
Wednesday, October 9th 2019
1:25 pm:
Speaker: Qianhui Shi, Columbia University
Subject: Quantum Hall physics in 2D WSe2
Faculty Host: Boris Shklovskii
3:35 pm:
To be announced
Thursday, October 10th 2019
10:10 am:
Biophysics Seminar in 120 PAN
Speaker: Asset Khakimzhan, UMN, Noireaux Lab
Subject: CRISPR in TXTL: Statistical Mechanics of CRISPR Target Recognition
12:10 pm:
Speaker: Eliot Quataert, UC Berkeley
Subject: What Happens When a Massive Star Fails (Sort of) to Explode?
3:35 pm:
Speaker: Bharat Jalan, Associate Professor , CEMS, UMN
Subject: Strain-Engineered Perovskite Oxide Heterostructures with High Mobility
Faculty Host: Rafael Fernandes
7:00 pm:
Kaufmanis Public Lecture in Coffman Memorial Union Theater
Speaker: Professor Eliot Quataert, UC Berkeley
Subject: Cosmic Gold: Neutron Star Mergers, Gravitational Waves, and the Origin of the Elements
Afterwards, if the weather allows, telescope viewing on the patio! Graduate students will present astronomy demonstrations
Friday, October 11th 2019
12:20 pm:
Speaker: Yi Huang
Subject: Resistivity anisotropy of quantum Hall stripe phases
Faculty Host: Boris Shklovskii
12:30 pm:
Speaker: Hai-Bo Yu (UC Riverside)
Subject: Self-Interacting Dark Matter
2:30 pm:
Speaker: Steve Rodney, University of South Carolina
Subject: Supernova Cosmology, Present and Future
Faculty Host: Patrick Kelly
4:40 pm:
Speaker: Nadja Strobbe
Subject: New physics searches with CMS
Monday, October 14th 2019
12:15 pm:
Speaker: Zach Pace, U-Wisconsin, Madison
Subject:  Kiloparsec-resolved and galaxy-integrated stellar masses in the SDSS-IV/MaNGA survey
Faculty Host: Lucy Fortson
Tuesday, October 15th 2019
11:15 am:
Nuclear Physics Seminar in Tate 301-20
Speaker: Alessandro Roggero, University of Washington
Subject: Quantum Computing for Nuclear Physics
1:25 pm:
Space Physics Seminar in Tate 201-20
Speaker: Sheng Tian
Subject: Observations on MHD-scale properties of dipolarization in the earth's magnetosphere during geomagnetic storms"
1:25 pm:
Special Public Lecture in B-75 Amundson Hall
Speaker: Sabine Hossenfelder Frankfurt Institute for Advanced Studies
Subject: How Beauty Leads Physics Astray
3:30 pm:
CESTA Seminar in 110 PAN
Speaker: Joey Talghader, Electrical and Computer Engineering, UMN
Subject: Distributed Sensing: When are our sensors too small to be smart?
Wednesday, October 16th 2019
Speaker: Mingda Li, MIT, Nuclear Science and Engineering
Subject: Quantized Dislocations
Faculty Host: Martin Greven
Speaker: Mingda Li, MIT, Nuclear Science and Engineering
Subject: Quantized Dislocations
Faculty Host: Martin Greven
7:00 pm:
14th Annual Misel Family Lecture in McNamara Alumni Center 
Speaker: Professor Charles M. Marcus, Niels Bohr Institute
Subject: “Quantum Computing: Why, How, and When”
Thursday, October 17th 2019
10:10 am:
Biophysics Seminar in 120 PAN
Speaker: Jared Hennen, UMN, Mueller Lab
Subject: Protein mobility and local volume fluctuations identify membrane binding of proteins within the sub-resolution structure of the nuclear envelope
12:10 pm:
Speaker: Trevor Knuth and Claudia Scarlata
Subject: Titles/links in abstract section
3:35 pm:
14th Annual Misel Colloquium in Tate Hall B50
Speaker: Professor Charles M. Marcus, Niels Bohr Institute
Subject: “Majorana zero modes: a new kind of ‘particle’, and where it can be found”
Friday, October 18th 2019
12:20 pm:
Speaker: Dmitry Chichinadze
Subject: "Possible origin of nematic superconductivity in twisted bilayer graphene".
Faculty Host: Boris Shklovskii
12:30 pm:
Speaker: Edgar Shaghoulian (Cornell U.)
Subject: Quantum gravity in a finite box
2:30 pm:
No Colloquium. Physics Colloquium speaker Thurs: Charles M. Marcus, Niels Bohr Institute
4:40 pm:
Speaker: Cynthia Cattell
Subject: Understanding particle acceleration is space plasmas using radio waves and lab plasma experiments
Monday, October 21st 2019
12:15 pm:
Speaker: Razi Emami Meibody, Harvard CfA
Subject:  Multi-Wavelength Observatories: New probes of GWs from the Center of Galaxies
Faculty Host: Patrick Kelly
1:25 pm:
Speaker:  William J. Nuttall (The Open University, UK)
Subject: Decarbonizing Heat and Transport – a role for hydrogen from natural gas?
Tuesday, October 22nd 2019
11:15 am:
Nuclear Physics Seminar in Tate 301-20
Speaker: Joe Kapusta, University of Minnesota
Subject: Relaxation Time for Strange Quark Spin in Rotating Quark-Gluon Plasma
1:25 pm:
Space Physics Seminar in Tate 201-20
Speaker: Trevor Knuth
Subject: Current Status of the UMN SmallSat Research Lab
Speaker: Jeannine Cavender Bares
Subject: Detecting plant biodiversity across scales using hyperspectral sensors
Wednesday, October 23rd 2019
12:20 pm:
Thesis Defense in Tate 201-20
Speaker: Justin Wilmert, University of Minnesota
Subject: Constraining Inflationary B-modes with the BICEP/Keck Array Telescopes
This is public portion of Mr. Willmert's thesis defense. His advisor is Clem Pryke.
1:25 pm:
Speaker: Andrei Bernevig, Princeton University
Subject: Exact Eigenstates in Non-Integrable Systems: A violation of ETH
Faculty Host: Andrey Chubukov
Thursday, October 24th 2019
10:10 am:
Biophysics Seminar in 120 PAN
Speaker: Rayna Addabbo, UMN
Subject: The complementary role of co- and post-translational events in de novo protein synthesis
12:10 pm:
Speaker: Nathan Eggen and Patrick Kelly
3:35 pm:
Speaker: Christopher Monroe, University of Maryland and IonQ, Inc.
Subject: Quantum Computing with Atoms
Faculty Host: Natalia Perkins
Friday, October 25th 2019
12:20 pm:
Speaker: Rob Sponsel
Subject: "Random Telegraph Noise in Ferromagnetic Garnets".
Faculty Host: Boris Shklovskii
12:20 pm:
Speaker: Joseph Joe
Subject: Superconducting bismuthates
Faculty Host: Boris Shklovskii
Speaker: Ryan Janish (UC Berkeley)
Subject: TBA
2:30 pm:
Speaker: Pepi Fabbiano, Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory
Subject: 20 Years of X-ray Observations with Chandra
4:40 pm:
to be announced
Monday, October 28th 2019
12:15 pm:
Speaker: Taylor Hoyt, University of Chicago
Subject: The Carnegie-Chicago Hubble Program: A Tip of the Red Giant Branch measurement of the Hubble Constant.
Faculty Host: Lucy Fortson
Tuesday, October 29th 2019
1:25 pm:
Space Physics Seminar in Tate 201-20
Speaker: Cynthia Cattell and Lindsay Glesener
Subject: Periodicities in Type III radio bursts observed by Parker Solar Probe and in coronal active regions
Wednesday, October 30th 2019
Speaker: Peter D. Johnson, CM Physics and Materials Science Division, BNL
Subject: Time Reversal Symmetry Breaking in the FeTe1-xSex family of high Tc superconductors
Faculty Host: Martin Greven
Speaker: Peter Johnson, Brookhaven National Laboratory
Subject:  Time Reversal Symmetry Breaking in the Fe-Chalcogenide superconductors
Faculty Host: Martin Greven
Thursday, October 31st 2019
10:10 am:
Biophysics Seminar in 120 PAN
Speaker: TBA
12:10 pm:
Speaker: Roberta Humphreys and Lindsay Glesener
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
Friday, November 1st 2019
12:20 pm:
Speaker: Xi Zhang
Subject:  "Moire Superconductivity Beyond Twisted Bilayer Graphene"
Faculty Host: Boris Shklovskii
12:30 pm:
Speaker: Junwu Huang, Perimeter Institute
2:30 pm:
No Colloquium. Physics Colloquium speaker Thurs: Rudolph Tromp, Leiden University
4:40 pm:
Speaker: Oriol Valls
Subject: Superconductor/Ferromagnet Heterostructures
Monday, November 4th 2019
12:15 pm:
Speaker: Sharan Banagiri, UMN
Subject: Bayesian searches for non-Gaussian stochastic gravitational-wave backgrounds and methods for measuring anisotropies
Tuesday, November 5th 2019
1:25 pm:
Space Physics Seminar in Tate 201-20
Speaker: Aaron West
Subject: TBA
3:30 pm:
CESTA Seminar in 110 PAN
Speaker: Andrew Zolli, Planet
Subject: TBD
Wednesday, November 6th 2019
1:25 pm:
Speaker:  Gregory Fiete, Northeastern University
Subject:  Effective Descriptions of Time Periodic Systems
Faculty Host: Natalia Perkins
Thursday, November 7th 2019
10:10 am:
Biophysics Seminar in 120 PAN
Speaker: Comert Kural, Ohio State University
Subject: Curvature Generation by Endocytic Clathrin Coats: Super-resolution Imaging Resolves Forty Years of Controversy
Faculty Host: Jochen Mueller
12:10 pm:
Speaker: Jin-Ah Kim and Larry Rudnick
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
Friday, November 8th 2019
12:20 pm:
Speaker: Yiming Wu
Subject:  ‘Phase stiffness of superconductivity near a quantum critical point’.
Faculty Host: Boris Shklovskii
12:30 pm:
to be announced
2:30 pm:
Speaker: Randolf Klein, SOFIA Science Center
Subject: TBD
Speaker:  Amit Hagar, Indiana University Bloomington
Subject: How to Train a Mouse: Methodological Challenges to Pre-Clinical Exercise Ontology
Refreshments served at 3:15 p.m.
Faculty Host: Victor Boantza
4:40 pm:
to be announced
Sunday, November 10th 2019
Speaker: Kanting
Subject: "Towards Novel Quantum Electronics in Gate-defined van der Waals Nanostructures".
Monday, November 11th 2019
12:15 pm:
Speaker: There will be no seminar this week.
Tuesday, November 12th 2019
1:25 pm:
Space Physics Seminar in Tate 201-20
Speaker: John Wygant
Subject: Parker Solar Probe First Results
Wednesday, November 13th 2019
1:25 pm:
Speaker: Ana Maria Rey, University of Colorado - Boulder
Subject: Entanglement Dynamics and Fast Scrambling in a Trapped Ion Quantum Magnet
Faculty Host: Rafael Fernandes
Thursday, November 14th 2019
10:10 am:
Biophysics Seminar in 120 PAN
Speaker: TBA
12:10 pm:
Speaker: Chris Nolting and Terry Jones
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
Friday, November 15th 2019
12:20 pm:
Speaker: Kan-Ting Tsai
Subject: "Towards Novel Quantum Electronics in Gate-defined van der Waals Nanostructures".
Faculty Host: Boris Shklovskii
12:30 pm:
Speaker: Junichiro Kawamura (Ohio State U.)
2:30 pm:
Speaker: Yan Song, University of Minnesota
4:40 pm:
Speaker: Andy Furmanski
Subject: Sterile neutrinos oscillating at short baselines
Monday, November 18th 2019
12:15 pm:
Speaker: Larry Rudnick, UMN
Subject: TBD
Tuesday, November 19th 2019
3:30 pm:
CESTA Seminar in 110 PAN
Speaker: Allan Luk, Seagate
Subject: TBD
Wednesday, November 20th 2019
Speaker: Scott A. Chambers, Physical and Computational Sciences Directorate, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
Subject: Extracting Quantitative Band-edge Profiles from Buried Heterojunctions from Hard X-ray Photoelectron Spectra
Faculty Host: Bharat Jalan
Speaker: Scott A. Chambers, Physical and Computational Sciences Directorate Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
Subject: Extracting Quantitative Band-edge Profiles from Buried Heterojunctions from Hard X-ray Photoelectron Spectra
Faculty Host: Bharat Jalan
Thursday, November 21st 2019
10:10 am:
Biophysics Seminar in 120 PAN
Speaker: TBA
12:10 pm:
Speaker: Evan Skillman and Liliya Williams
3:35 pm:
Speaker: Dimitar Sasselov, Harvard University
Subject: Stellar UV Light and the Origins of Life's Building Blocks
Faculty Host: Evan Skillman
Friday, November 22nd 2019
12:20 pm:
Speaker: Hsiu-Chung Yeh
Subject: Emptiness formation probability in Lieb-Liniger model.
Faculty Host: Boris Shklovskii
12:30 pm:
2:30 pm:
No Colloquium. Physics Colloquium speaker Thurs: Dimitar Sasselov, Harvard University
4:40 pm:
Speaker: Vlad Pribiag
to be announced
Monday, November 25th 2019
12:15 pm:
Speaker: Patrick Kelly, UMN
Tuesday, November 26th 2019
1:25 pm:
Space Physics Seminar in Tate 201-20
Speaker: Meriem Alaoui NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
Subject: TBA
Thursday, November 28th 2019
10:10 am:
Biophysics Seminar in 120 PAN
No seminar - Thanksgiving Break
12:10 pm:
No Journal Club due to Thanksgiving
Friday, November 29th 2019
12:30 pm:
Speaker: Thanksgiving Break -- NO SEMINAR
2:30 pm:
No Colloquium this week due to Thanksgiving
4:40 pm:
No seminar - Thanksgiving
Monday, December 2nd 2019
12:15 pm:
Speaker: Vihang Mehta, UMN
Subject: TBD
1:25 pm:
Speaker: Jason Kawasaki, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Subject: Heusler interfaces: opportunities beyond spintronics?
Faculty Host: Christopher Leighton
Tuesday, December 3rd 2019
1:25 pm:
Space Physics Seminar in Tate 201-20
Speaker: AGU Practice Talks
Thursday, December 5th 2019
10:10 am:
Biophysics Seminar in 120 PAN
There will be no seminar this week.
12:10 pm:
Speaker: Jamie Cheshire and Tom Jones
3:35 pm:
Speaker: Nadja Strobbe, UMN
Subject: TBD
Faculty Host: Roger Rusack
Friday, December 6th 2019
12:20 pm:
Speaker: Dominique Gautreau
Subject:  "Exploring the magnetic properties of Cu2(OH)3Br through first principles calculations".
Faculty Host: Boris Shklovskii
12:30 pm:
Speaker: Sylvain Fichet (ICTP/SAIFR and Caltech)
Subject: TBA
2:30 pm:
Speaker: Larry Rudnick, University of Minnesota
4:40 pm:
to be announced
Monday, December 9th 2019
12:15 pm:
Speaker: There will be no seminar this week.
Tuesday, December 10th 2019
Speaker: Zhi Yang
Subject: TBD
Thursday, December 12th 2019
12:10 pm:
No Journal Club this week
Friday, December 13th 2019
2:30 pm:
No colloquium this week

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