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School of Physics & Astronomy

Physics and Astronomy Calendar

Week of Monday, December 10th 2018

Monday, December 10th 2018
12:15 pm:
Speaker: Rich Ormiston, UMN
Subject: Extending the reach of gravitational-wave detectors with machine learning
Faculty Host: Vuk Mandic
12:30 pm:
FTPI Seminar in Tate 301-20
Speaker: Pavel Pylyavskyy, University of Minnesota, Dept. of Mathematics
Subject: Ising model and the positive orthogonal Grassmannian
Faculty Host: Alex Kamenev
Tuesday, December 11th 2018
11:15 am:
Nuclear Physics Seminar in Tate 301-20
There will be no seminar this week.
1:25 pm:
Space Physics Seminar in Tate 301-20
There will be no seminar this week.
Wednesday, December 12th 2018
09:05 am:
Methods of Experimental Physics Poster Session in Tate Hall Basement Atrium
Join us for a poster session recognizing the work this semester's MXP II students have accomplished this Fall.
1:25 pm:
Speaker: Brian Skinner, MIT
Subject: Percolative Phase Transition in the Dynamics of Quantum Entanglement
Faculty Host: Boris Shklovskii
There will be no seminar this week.
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.

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