University of Minnesota
School of Physics & Astronomy

Physics and Astronomy Calendar

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Thursday, December 13th 2018
10:10 am:
Biophysics Seminar in 120 PAN
There will be no seminar this week.
3:35 pm:
There will be no colloquium this week
Friday, December 14th 2018
10:00 am:
Thesis Defense in Peik Hall 325
Speaker: Miranda C. P. Straub, Curriculum and Instruction Department.
Subject: An Empirical Model of Physics Instructors’ Beliefs about the Purpose, Actions, and Context of Doing Homework
This is public portion of Ms. Straub's Thesis Defense. Her advisors are Leon Hsu and Ken Heller.
12:20 pm:
Speaker: Daniel Shaffer
Subject: Interplay between Rashba Spin-Orbit Coupling, Magnetic Field, and Topological Superconductivity in Monolayer NbSe_2
12:30 pm:
There will be no seminar this week.
Speaker: Rafaella Margutti, Northwestern University
Subject: Discovery frontiers in the new era of Time Domain Multi-Messenger Astrophysics
There will be no colloquium this week
4:40 pm:
There will be no seminar this week.
Tuesday, December 18th 2018
11:15 am:
Nuclear Physics Seminar in Tate 301-20
There will be no seminar this week.
Monday, December 24th 2018
Tuesday, December 25th 2018
Thursday, January 24th 2019
3:35 pm:
Speaker: Roger Steuwer, U of Minnesota
Subject: From the Old to the New World of Nuclear Physics, 1919-1939
Refreshments in atrium after the Colloquium.
Faculty Host: Michel Janssen
Friday, January 25th 2019
12:20 pm:
Speaker: Nathan Bosch
Subject: TBA
12:30 pm:
4:40 pm:
Speaker: Jochen Mueller, Biophysics
Wednesday, January 30th 2019
Speaker: Turab Lookman, Los Alamos National Lab
Faculty Host: Martin Greven
Thursday, January 31st 2019
3:35 pm:
Physics and Astronomy Colloquium in Physics Tate B50
Speaker: Boris Shklovskii, University of Minnesota
Subject: TBD
Friday, February 1st 2019
12:20 pm:
Speaker: Zedong Yang
Subject: TBA
12:30 pm:
Speaker: Asher Berlin (SLAC)
Subject: TBA
4:40 pm:
Speaker: Vincent Noireaux, Biophysics
Wednesday, February 6th 2019
1:25 pm:
Speaker: Rafael Fernandes, University of Minnesota
Subject: TBD
Thursday, February 7th 2019
3:35 pm:
Physics and Astronomy Colloquium in Physics Tate B50
Speaker: Marcelo Magnasco, The Rockefeller University
Subject: TBD
Faculty Host: Jorge Vinals
Friday, February 8th 2019
12:20 pm:
Speaker: Hanteng Wang
Subject: TBA
12:30 pm:
Speaker: Eric Braaten (Ohio State U.)
Subject: TBA
4:40 pm:
Speaker: Shaul Hanany, Cosmology
Wednesday, February 13th 2019
1:25 pm:
Speaker: Andrey Chubukov, University of Minnesota, TPI
Subject: TBD
Thursday, February 14th 2019
3:35 pm:
Physics and Astronomy Colloquium in Physics Tate B50
Speaker: Reinhard Schwienhorst, Michigan State University
Subject: TBD
Faculty Host: Roger Rusack
Friday, February 15th 2019
12:20 pm:
Speaker: Bo Xiong
Subject: TBA
12:30 pm:
Speaker: Andrew Long (U. Michigan)
Subject: TBA
4:40 pm:
Speaker: Bharat Jalan, CEMS
Wednesday, February 20th 2019
1:25 pm:
Speaker: Boris Spivak, University of Washington
Subject: TBD
Faculty Host: Boris Shklovskii
Thursday, February 21st 2019
3:35 pm:
Physics and Astronomy Colloquium in Physics Tate B50
Speaker: Flavio Cavanna, Yale
Subject: TBD
Faculty Host: Roger Rusack
Friday, February 22nd 2019
12:20 pm:
Speaker: Xiaojun Fu
Subject: TBA
12:30 pm:
Speaker:  Carolyn Bishoff, UMN Libraries
Wednesday, February 27th 2019
1:25 pm:
Speaker: Joerg Schmalian, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology
Subject: TBD
Faculty Host: Rafael Fernandes
Thursday, February 28th 2019
3:35 pm:
Physics and Astronomy Colloquium in Physics Tate B50
Speaker: Joerg Schmalian, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology
Subject: TBD
Faculty Host: Rafael Fernandes
Friday, March 1st 2019
12:20 pm:
Speaker: TBA (several)
Subject: March Meeting rehearsals
12:30 pm:
Speaker: Ken Van Tilburg (IAS/New York U.)
Subject: TBA
Speaker: Lee Penn, CHEM and Diversity Committee
Wednesday, March 6th 2019
1:25 pm:
March APS Meeting - No speaker this week
Thursday, March 7th 2019
08:00 am:
Physics and Astronomy Colloquium in Physics Tate B50
Speaker: Marc Pinsonneault, The Ohio State University
Faculty Host: Evan Skillman
Friday, March 8th 2019
12:30 pm:
Speaker: Jessica Turner (Fermilab)
Speaker: Lee Penn, CHEM and Diversity Committee
Wednesday, March 13th 2019
1:25 pm:
Speaker: Oleg Starykh, University of Utah
Subject: TBD
Faculty Host: Andrey Chubukov
Thursday, March 14th 2019
3:35 pm:
Physics and Astronomy Colloquium in Physics Tate B50
Speaker: TBD
Subject: TBD
Friday, March 15th 2019
12:20 pm:
Speaker: Hsiu Chung Yeh
Subject: TBA
12:30 pm:
Speaker: Andreas Karch (University of Washington)
Subject: TBA
4:40 pm:
Speaker: Priscilla Cushman, MIFA
Wednesday, March 20th 2019
1:25 pm:
Spring Break - No speaker this week.
Thursday, March 21st 2019
3:35 pm:
Physics and Astronomy Colloquium in Physics Tate B50
There will be be no colloquium this week due to spring break
Friday, March 22nd 2019
12:30 pm:
Speaker: SPRING BREAK -- No seminar
Speaker: Spring break, no seminar this week
Wednesday, March 27th 2019
1:25 pm:
Speaker: Itamar Kimchi, University of Colorado - Boulder
Subject: TBD
Faculty Host: Fiona Burnell
Thursday, March 28th 2019
3:35 pm:
Physics and Astronomy Colloquium in Physics Tate B50
Speaker: Jason Hogan, Stanford
Subject: TBD
Faculty Host: Roger Rusack
Friday, March 29th 2019
12:20 pm:
Speaker: Zhen Jiang
Subject: TBA
12:30 pm:
4:40 pm:
Speaker: Roger Rusack, High Energy
Wednesday, April 3rd 2019
Speaker: Graeme Luke, McMaster University
Subject: TBD
Faculty Host: Martin Greven
Thursday, April 4th 2019
10:10 am:
Biophysics Seminar in 120 PAN
Speaker: Sara Walker, Assistant Professor, School of Earth and Space Exploration, ASU
3:35 pm:
Physics and Astronomy Colloquium in Physics Tate B50
Speaker: Rob Kennicutt, Texax A&M University
Subject: TBD
Faculty Host: Ronald Poling
Friday, April 5th 2019
12:20 pm:
Speaker: Mengqun Li
Subject: TBA
12:30 pm:
4:40 pm:
Speaker: Marvin Marshak, Particle physics
Wednesday, April 10th 2019
1:25 pm:
Speaker: Vidya Madhavan, University of Illinois - Urbana-Champaign
Subject: TBD
Faculty Host: Martin Greven
Thursday, April 11th 2019
3:35 pm:
Physics and Astronomy Colloquium in Physics Tate B50
Speaker: Dimitar Sasselov, Harvard
Subject: TBD
Faculty Host: Evan Skillman
Friday, April 12th 2019
12:20 pm:
Speaker: Protyush Sahu
Subject: TBA
12:30 pm:
Speaker: Erich Poppitz (U. Toronto)
Subject: TBA
Speaker: Nancy Sims, UMN Libraries
Subject: Copyright Triage
Wednesday, April 17th 2019
1:25 pm:
Speaker: Jorn Venderbos, University of Pennsylvania
Subject: TBD
Faculty Host: Rafael Fernandes
Thursday, April 18th 2019
3:35 pm:
Physics and Astronomy Colloquium in Physics Tate B50
Speaker: Ian Tregillis, Los Alamos National Laboratory
Subject: TBD
Faculty Host: Thomas W. Jones
Friday, April 19th 2019
12:20 pm:
Speaker: Dan Phan
Subject: TBA
12:30 pm:
4:40 pm:
Speaker: Paul Crowell, Condensed Matter
Wednesday, April 24th 2019
1:25 pm:
Speaker: Ming Yi, Rice University
Subject: TBD
Faculty Host: Rafael Fernandes
Thursday, April 25th 2019
3:35 pm:
Physics and Astronomy Colloquium in Physics Tate B50
Speaker: Sanjay Reddy, University of Washington
Subject: TBD
Faculty Host: Joseph Kapusta
Friday, April 26th 2019
12:20 pm:
Speaker: Fei Chen
Subject: TBA
12:30 pm:
Speaker: Grant Remmen (UC Berkeley)
Subject: TBA
Speaker: Career Advisory Board Visit + Meet, no seminar this week.
Wednesday, May 1st 2019
1:25 pm:
Speaker: Jack Harris, Yale University
Subject: TBD
Faculty Host: Paul Crowell
Thursday, May 2nd 2019
3:35 pm:
Speaker: Jack Harris (Yale University)
Subject: TBD
Refreshments in atrium after the Colloquium.
Faculty Host: Paul Crowell
3:35 pm:
Physics and Astronomy Colloquium in Physics Tate B50
Speaker: Jack Harris, Yale
Subject: TBD
Faculty Host: Paul Crowell
Friday, May 3rd 2019
12:20 pm:
Speaker: Saumitran Kastirurangan
Subject: TBA
12:30 pm:
Thursday, May 9th 2019
3:35 pm:
Physics and Astronomy Colloquium in Physics Tate B50
Speaker: David Weinberg, The Ohio State University
Subject: TBD
Faculty Host: Clement Pryke
Friday, May 10th 2019
12:20 pm:
Speaker: Robert Sponsel
Subject: TBA
Wednesday, September 25th 2019
1:25 pm:
Speaker: Scott Crooker, Los Alamos National Lab
Subject: TBD
Faculty Host: Paul Crowell
Wednesday, October 16th 2019
7:00 pm:
14th Annual Misel Family Lecture in McNamara Alumni Center 
Speaker: Professor Charles M. Marcus, Niels Bohr Institute
Thursday, October 17th 2019
3:35 pm:
14th Annual Misel Colloquium in Tate Hall B50
Speaker: Professor Charles M. Marcus, Niels Bohr Institute
Wednesday, November 13th 2019
1:25 pm:
Speaker: Ana Maria Rey, University of Colorado - Boulder
Subject: TBD

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