Physics & Astronomy 750:633
Seminar in Physics
Fall Semester 2018

This Seminar presents faculty of the Physics and Astronomy program discussing their current research.   All first-year graduate students are expected to attend -- attendance is taken -- and everyone else is welcome.

The Seminar meets each Tuesday 5-6 pm in room 385E of the Serin Physics.

Sep 4, 2018
Ron Gilman
Graduate Student Orientation / Introduction (talk from last year, in pdf)
requirements ``cheat sheet'' (pdf)
Sep 11, 2018
Jak Chakhalian
Quantum matter with topology and strong correlations.
Sep 18, 2018
Eva Halkiadakis
Searching for new particles at the Large Hadron Collider
Sep 25, 2018
Troy Shinbrot
Granular electrostatics, from industry to astrophysics
Oct 02, 2018
Jacquelyn Noronha-Hostler
The Quest for Nature's First and Most Perfect Liquid
Oct 9, 2018
Phil Batson
Atomic level imaging and spectroscopy using keV electrons reveals meV behavior in nanoscale structures
Talk will be rescheduled - RG on travel
Oct 16, 2018
Sean Oh
Engineering topological quantum physics at the atomic scale
Oct 23, 2018
Blakesley Burkhart
Towards a Complete Theory of Star Formation in Galaxies
Oct 30, 2018
Paul Falkowski
Light to Life
Nov 06, 2018
Stephen Burley and Gail Ferstandig Arnold,
Sanghyuk Lee
The Joint PhD Program and the Interdisciplinary Quantitative Biology Boot Camp,
Single-molecule biophysics: shedding light on biology
Nov 13, 2018
David Vanderbilt
Electronic structure theory of topological materials
Nov 20, 2018
Weida Wu
Scanning probe microscopy studies of topological quantum materials
Nov 27, 2018
Dec 05, 2018