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Physics and Astronomy Calendar

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Monday, August 3rd 2015
Subject: Role of Disorder in Quantum Crystals
1:30 pm:
Thesis Defense in 110 PAN
Speaker: Bern Youngblood, University fo Minnesota
Subject: Noise and stochastic resonance in nanoscale magnetic particles
Wednesday, August 5th 2015
12:00 pm:
REU Weekly Seminar in 110 PAN
To be announced.
Friday, August 7th 2015
Wednesday, August 12th 2015
12:00 pm:
REU Weekly Seminar in 110 PAN
To be announced.
Thursday, August 27th 2015
10:00 am:
Physics Force Public Show in Carousel Park, MN State Fair
Saturday, August 29th 2015
10:00 am:
Physics Force Public Show in MN State Fair
Monday, August 31st 2015
10:00 am:
Physics Force Public Show in MN State Fair
11:00 am:
Physics Force Public Show in MN State Fair
Monday, September 7th 2015
Wednesday, September 9th 2015
1:25 pm:
Speaker: Joseph Falson, University of Tokyo
Faculty Host: Michael Zudov
Thursday, September 10th 2015
7:00 pm:
The 2015 Edythe and Irving Misel Family Lecture Series in McNamara Alumni Center, Memorial Hall 
Speaker: Joseph Polchinski, The Kavli Institute for Theoretical Physics, University of California, Santa Barbara
Subject: Spacetime versus the Quantum
Faculty Host: Keith Olive
Friday, September 11th 2015
Speaker: Joseph Polchinski, The Kavli Institute for Theoretical Physics, University of California, Santa Barbara
Subject: Chaos in the Black Hole S-matrix
Wednesday, September 16th 2015
1:25 pm:
Speaker: Jeremy Levy, University of Pittsburgh
Faculty Host: Vlad Pribiag
Thursday, September 17th 2015
3:35 pm:
Physics and Astronomy Colloquium in 230 STSS/Bruininks Hall
Speaker: Chandralekha Singh, University of Pittsburgh
Subject: TBD
Faculty Host: Kenneth Heller
Friday, September 18th 2015
Speaker: TBA
2:30 pm:
Speaker: No colloquium on the 18th. See MIfA Journal Club listing for Thursday, September 17th.
Wednesday, September 23rd 2015
1:25 pm:
Speaker:  Xiang Cheng, University of Minnesota, Department of Chemical Engineering and Material Science
Faculty Host: Vlad Pribiag
Thursday, September 24th 2015
3:35 pm:
Physics and Astronomy Colloquium in 230 STSS/Bruininks Hall
Speaker: TBD
Subject: TBD
Friday, September 25th 2015
Speaker: TBA
2:30 pm:
Speaker: Laura Fissel, U Toronto
Thursday, October 1st 2015
Speaker: D. Basov, UCSD
3:35 pm:
Physics and Astronomy Colloquium in 230 STSS/Bruininks Hall
Speaker: Lance Dixon, SLAC/Stanford
Subject: TBD
Friday, October 2nd 2015
12:00 pm:
Speaker: D. Basov, UCSD
Please note change of day for the CM seminar, this week only.
Faculty Host: Andrey Chubukov
Speaker: Lance Dixon, SLAC
Subject: TBA
2:30 pm:
Speaker: Oleg Gnedin, U Michigan
Wednesday, October 7th 2015
08:00 am:
Speaker: Eugene Kolomeisky - University of Virginia
Subject: Optimal number of terms in QED series and its consequence in condensed matter implementations of QED
Faculty Host: Boris Shklovskii
Thursday, October 8th 2015
3:35 pm:
Physics and Astronomy Colloquium in 230 STSS/Bruininks Hall
Speaker: TBD
Subject: TBD
Friday, October 9th 2015
Speaker: TBA
2:30 pm:
Speaker: Jim Truran, U Chicago
Wednesday, October 14th 2015
1:25 pm:
Speaker: Oleg Tchernyashov, Johns Hopkins
Faculty Host: Natalia Perkins
Thursday, October 15th 2015
3:35 pm:
Physics and Astronomy Colloquium in 230 STSS/Bruininks Hall
Speaker: Oleg Tchernyshyov, Johns Hopkins University
Subject: TBD
Faculty Host: Natalia Perkins
Friday, October 16th 2015
Speaker: TBA
4:30 pm:
Speaker: Randall McEntaffer, U Iowa
Thursday, October 22nd 2015
3:35 pm:
Physics and Astronomy Colloquium in 230 STSS/Bruininks Hall
Speaker: James Bullock, University of California, Irvine
Subject: TBD
Faculty Host: Evan Skillman
Friday, October 23rd 2015
Speaker: TBA
2:30 pm:
Speaker: Luke Roberts, Caltech
Thursday, October 29th 2015
3:35 pm:
Physics and Astronomy Colloquium in 230 STSS/Bruininks Hall
Speaker: Claudia Scarlata, University of Minnesota
Subject: TBD
Friday, October 30th 2015
Speaker: TBA
2:30 pm:
Speaker: Aleks Diamond-Stanic, U Wisconsin-Madison
Thursday, November 5th 2015
3:35 pm:
Physics and Astronomy Colloquium in 230 STSS/Bruininks Hall
Speaker: Abhay Pasupathy, Columbia University
Subject: TBD
Faculty Host: Rafael Fernandes
Friday, November 6th 2015
Speaker: Joe Bramante (Notre Dame)
1:25 pm:
Speaker: Abhay Pasupathy, Columbia University
2:30 pm:
Speaker: Charlotte Christensen, Grinnell University
Thursday, November 12th 2015
3:35 pm:
Physics and Astronomy Colloquium in 230 STSS/Bruininks Hall
Speaker: James Wells, University of Michigan
Subject: TBD
Friday, November 13th 2015
Speaker: James Wells, University of Michigan
Subject: TBA
Thursday, November 19th 2015
3:35 pm:
Physics and Astronomy Colloquium in 230 STSS/Bruininks Hall
Speaker: Joe Lykken, Fermilab
Subject: TBD
Friday, November 20th 2015
Speaker: Seyda Ipek, Fermilab
2:30 pm:
Speaker: Katsumi Matsumoto, U Minnesota, Geology
Thursday, November 26th 2015
Speaker: No Colloquium today due to Thanksgiving Holiday
Friday, November 27th 2015
There will be no seminar this week: University closed for Thanksgiving
2:30 pm:
Speaker: No colloquium. U of M closed for Thanksgiving holiday.
Thursday, December 3rd 2015
3:35 pm:
Physics and Astronomy Colloquium in 230 STSS/Bruininks Hall
Speaker: TBD
Subject: TBD
Friday, December 4th 2015
Speaker: TBA
2:30 pm:
Speaker: Robert Benjamin, U Wisconsin-Whitewater
Thursday, December 10th 2015
3:35 pm:
Physics and Astronomy Colloquium in 230 STSS/Bruininks Hall
Speaker: TBD
Subject: TBD
Friday, December 11th 2015
Speaker: TBA
Wednesday, December 16th 2015
1:25 pm:
Speaker: Nadya Mason, University of Illinois
Faculty Host: Vlad Pribiag
Thursday, January 21st 2016
Speaker: There will be no colloquium this week
Thursday, January 28th 2016
Speaker: Kathy Levin, University of Chicago
Subject: TBD
Faculty Host: Oriol T. Valls
Thursday, February 4th 2016
Speaker: Eva Halkiadakis, Rutgers University
Subject: TBD
Thursday, February 11th 2016
Speaker: TBD
Subject: TBD
Thursday, February 18th 2016
Speaker: TBD
Subject: TBD
Thursday, February 25th 2016
Speaker: TBD
Subject: TBD
Thursday, March 3rd 2016
Speaker: TBD
Subject: TBD
Thursday, March 10th 2016
Speaker: TBD
Subject: TBD
Thursday, March 17th 2016
Speaker: There will be no colloquium this week--SPRING BREAK
Thursday, March 24th 2016
Speaker: TBD
Subject: TBD
Thursday, March 31st 2016
Speaker: TBD
Subject: TBD
Thursday, April 7th 2016
Speaker: TBD
Subject: TBD
Thursday, April 14th 2016
Speaker: TBD
Subject: TBD
Thursday, April 21st 2016
Speaker: TBD
Subject: TBD
Thursday, April 28th 2016
Speaker: TBD
Subject: TBD
Thursday, May 5th 2016
Speaker: TBD
Subject: TBD

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