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Friday, August 5th 2016
10:00 am:
Theis Defense in 142 WBOB
Speaker: Marcos Garcia, University of Minnesota
Subject: No-scale inflation
This is the public portion of Mr. Garcia's thesis defense. HIs adviser is Keith Olive.
1:00 pm:
Thesis Defense in PAN 110
Speaker: Barry Costanzi, University of Minnesota
Subject: Emergent 1/f noise in systems of oscillating nanomagnetic dots
This is the public portion of Mr. Costanzi's thesis defense. His adviser is Dan Dahlberg.
8:30 pm:
Universe in the Park in Father Hennepin State Park
Summer telescope observing program at local state parks. Contact: nolting@astro.umn.edu for more info.
Saturday, August 6th 2016
8:30 pm:
Universe in the Park in Mille Lacs Kathio State Park
Summer telescope observing program at local state parks. Contact: nolting@astro.umn.edu for more info.
Tuesday, August 9th 2016
Speaker: Dr. Andra Stroe, European Southern Observatory
Subject: Giant cosmic tsunamis: accelerating electrons and galaxy evolution?
Friday, August 12th 2016
8:30 pm:
Universe in the Park in Lake Maria State Park
Summer telescope observing program at local state parks. Contact: nolting@astro.umn.edu for more info.
Saturday, August 13th 2016
8:30 pm:
Universe in the Park in William O'Brien State Park
Summer telescope observing program at local state parks. Contact: nolting@astro.umn.edu for more info.
Thursday, August 25th 2016
09:00 am:
CSE at the Minnesota State Fair in Minnesota State Fairgrounds
Monday, September 5th 2016
Wednesday, September 7th 2016
2:30 pm:
Speaker: Max Metlitski, Perimeter Institute
Faculty Host: Andrey Chubukov
Wednesday, September 14th 2016
2:30 pm:
Condensed Matter Seminar in Physics PAN 110
Speaker: Michael Hermele, University of Colorado at Boulder
Faculty Host: Fiona Burnell
Thursday, September 15th 2016
3:35 pm:
Speaker: Vuk Mandic
Subject: To be announced.
Refreshments to be served outside 101 Fraser after the colloquium.
Friday, September 16th 2016
Speaker: TBA
Subject: TBA
Speaker: See the listing for the SPA colloquium on Sept. 15th
Thursday, September 22nd 2016
3:35 pm:
Speaker: Lucy Fortson
Subject: To be announced.
Refreshments to be served outside 101 Fraser after the colloquium.
Friday, September 23rd 2016
Speaker: TBA
Subject: TBA
Speaker: Dan Weisz, U. California, Berkeley
Wednesday, September 28th 2016
2:30 pm:
Speaker: Arun Bansil, Northeastern University
Faculty Host: Martin Greven
Thursday, September 29th 2016
3:35 pm:
Speaker: Greg Pawloski
Subject: To be announced.
Refreshments to be served outside 101 Fraser after the colloquium.
Friday, September 30th 2016
Speaker: TBA
Subject: TBA
Speaker: Caryl Gronwall, Penn State University
Wednesday, October 5th 2016
2:30 pm:
Speaker: Srinivas Raghu, Stanford University
Faculty Host: Rafael Fernandes
Thursday, October 6th 2016
3:35 pm:
Speaker: Tommaso Treu, UCLA
Subject: The other 95%: insights from strong gravitational lensing
Refreshments to be served outside 101 Fraser after the colloquium.
Faculty Host: M. Claudia Scarlata
Friday, October 7th 2016
Speaker: TBA
Subject: TBA
Speaker: Brad Peterson, Professor Emeritus, Ohio State University and Distinguished Visiting Astronomy, Space Telescope Sci. Institute
Thursday, October 13th 2016
3:35 pm:
Speaker: Rafael Fernandes
Subject: To be announced.
Refreshments to be served outside 101 Fraser after the colloquium.
Friday, October 14th 2016
Speaker: TBA
Subject: TBA
Wednesday, October 19th 2016
2:30 pm:
Speaker: Raymond Ashoori, MIT
Faculty Host: Vlad Pribiag
7:00 pm:
Eleventh Misel Lecture in McNamara Alumni Center
Speaker: John Preskill, California Institute of Technology
Subject: Quantum Computing and the Entanglement Frontier
Thursday, October 20th 2016
3:35 pm:
Speaker: John Preskill, California Institute of Technology
Subject: Quantum Information and Spacetime
Refreshments to be served outside 101 Fraser after the colloquium.
Friday, October 21st 2016
Speaker: TBA
Subject: TBA
Speaker: Nathan Smith, U of Arizona, Steward Observatory
Wednesday, October 26th 2016
2:30 pm:
Speaker: Amir Yacoby - Harvard
Faculty Host: Vlad Pribiag
Thursday, October 27th 2016
3:35 pm:
Speaker: Amir Yacoby, Harvard
Subject: TBD
Refreshments to be served outside 101 Fraser after the colloquium.
Faculty Host: Vlad Pribiag
Friday, October 28th 2016
Speaker: TBA
Subject: TBA
Wednesday, November 2nd 2016
2:30 pm:
Speaker: Sasha Chernyshev, UC Irvine
Subject: Quantum order-by-disorder and excitations in kagome-lattice magnets
Faculty Host: Natalia Perkins
Thursday, November 3rd 2016
3:35 pm:
Speaker: Vincent Noireaux
Subject: To be announced.
Refreshments to be served outside 101 Fraser after the colloquium.
Friday, November 4th 2016
Speaker: TBA
Subject: TBA
Wednesday, November 9th 2016
2:30 pm:
Speaker: Michel Devoret - Yale
Faculty Host: Vlad Pribiag
Thursday, November 10th 2016
3:35 pm:
Speaker: Michel Devoret, Yale
Refreshments to be served outside 101 Fraser after the colloquium.
Faculty Host: Vlad Pribiag
Friday, November 11th 2016
Speaker: TBA
Subject: TBA
Wednesday, November 16th 2016
2:30 pm:
Speaker: Emanuel Gull, University of Michigan
Faculty Host: Rafael Fernandes
Thursday, November 17th 2016
3:35 pm:
Speaker: TBD
Subject: TBD
Refreshments to be served outside 101 Fraser after the colloquium.
Friday, November 18th 2016
Speaker: TBA
Subject: TBA
Thursday, November 24th 2016
Speaker: There will be no colloquium this week due to Thanksgiving
Friday, November 25th 2016
Speaker: NONE
Subject: NONE
No seminar- University closed for Thanksgiving break
Speaker: No Colloquium - UofM closed for Thanksgiving holiday
Thursday, December 1st 2016
3:35 pm:
Speaker: TBD
Subject: TBD
Refreshments to be served outside 101 Fraser after the colloquium.
Friday, December 2nd 2016
Speaker: TBA
Subject: TBA
Speaker: Ming Sun, U. Alabama, Huntsville
Thursday, December 8th 2016
3:35 pm:
Speaker: TBD
Subject: TBD
Refreshments to be served outside 101 Fraser after the colloquium.
Friday, December 9th 2016
Speaker: TBA
Subject: TBA
Friday, December 16th 2016
Speaker: TBA
Subject: TBA
Thursday, January 26th 2017
3:35 pm:
Speaker: TBD
Subject: TBD
Refreshments to be served outside 101 Fraser after the colloquium.
Thursday, February 2nd 2017
3:35 pm:
Speaker: TBD
Subject: TBD
Refreshments to be served outside 101 Fraser after the colloquium.
Thursday, February 9th 2017
3:35 pm:
Speaker: TBD
Subject: TBD
Refreshments to be served outside 101 Fraser after the colloquium.
Thursday, February 16th 2017
3:35 pm:
Speaker: TBD
Subject: TBD
Refreshments to be served outside 101 Fraser after the colloquium.
Thursday, February 23rd 2017
3:35 pm:
Speaker: TBD
Subject: TBD
Refreshments to be served outside 101 Fraser after the colloquium.
Thursday, March 2nd 2017
3:35 pm:
Speaker: TBD
Subject: TBD
Refreshments to be served outside 101 Fraser after the colloquium.
Thursday, March 9th 2017
3:35 pm:
Speaker: TBD
Subject: TBD
Refreshments to be served outside 101 Fraser after the colloquium.
Thursday, March 16th 2017
3:35 pm:
There will be no colloquium this week due to Spring Break
Thursday, March 23rd 2017
3:35 pm:
Speaker: TBD
Subject: TBD
Refreshments to be served outside 101 Fraser after the colloquium.
Thursday, March 30th 2017
3:35 pm:
Speaker: TBD
Subject: TBD
Refreshments to be served outside 101 Fraser after the colloquium.
Thursday, April 6th 2017
3:35 pm:
Speaker: TBD
Subject: TBD
Refreshments to be served outside 101 Fraser after the colloquium.
Thursday, April 13th 2017
3:35 pm:
Speaker: TBD
Subject: TBD
Refreshments to be served outside 101 Fraser after the colloquium.
Thursday, April 20th 2017
3:35 pm:
Speaker: TBD
Subject: TBD
Refreshments to be served outside 101 Fraser after the colloquium.
Thursday, April 27th 2017
3:35 pm:
Speaker: TBD
Subject: TBD
Refreshments to be served outside 101 Fraser after the colloquium.
Thursday, May 4th 2017
3:35 pm:
Speaker: TBD
Subject: TBD
Refreshments to be served outside 101 Fraser after the colloquium.

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