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The Rutgers Physics & Astronomy Newsletter       Number S18-10  2018-March 19
           Editor: David Vanderbilt        Publisher: Christina Pettola
Contributions should be sent to newsletter@physics or placed in Christina Pettola's mailbox.

Congratulations to Chad Ummel - he will be receiving a 2018 Stewardship Science Graduate Fellowship from the Department of Energy, National Nuclear Security Administration. This Fellowship provides a generous stipend, full remission of tuition and fees and up to 4 years of support. Chad is a second-year PhD student, former GAANN fellow and is doing research under the supervision of Professor Jolie Cizewski.

                            Department Tea
                    Wednesday: Lecture Hall - 4:30pm


NPS Mon Mar 19 Zhenyu Chen, Rice University
12:00 112W       "Quark-Gluon Plasma at the Smallest Scales"

SPS Tues Mar 20 Saurabh Jha and Karin Rabe, Rutgers University
11:00 287E       "Student Professor Coffee Hour"

CMS Tues Mar 20 Joseph Checkelsky, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
1:30 385E       "Transport and Symmetry in Spin-Orbit Coupled Magnets"

HET Tues Mar 20 Dave Sutherland, University of California - Santa Barbara
3:00 401W       "Anderson localisation in theory space"

SIP Tues Mar 20 Steve Schnetzer, Rutgers University
5:00 385E       "Searches for Vector-Like Quarks, a new type of quark, at the Large Hadron Collider"

IQB Wed Mar 21 Biju Parekkadan, Rutgers University
12:00 Proteomics Room 120       "Building High-throughput Expression Libraries from Genomes"

COL Wed Mar 21 Rebecca Surman, University of Notre Dame
4:45 PLH       "Forging the heaviest elements"

LSM Thurs Mar 22 Elisa Riedo, CUNY ASRC Nanoscience
12:00 Chem 260       "Diamene: Ultrahard Single Layer Diamond formed from two-layer Epitaxial Graphene upon Impact"

MPS Thurs Mar 22 David Ruelle, Institut des Hautes √Čtudes Scientifiques (IHES)
12:00 Hill 705       "Understanding hydrodynamic turbulence on the basis of non-equilibrium statistical mechanics"

AST Thurs Mar 22 Brett Salmon, Space Telescope Science Institute (STScI)
1:30 401W       "Improving Our View of the z>6 Universe with Dust Laws, Lensed Galaxies, and a Candidate Spatially Resolved Arc at z~10"

CMS Thurs Mar 22 Garry Goldstein, University of Cambridge
1:30 385E       "Quantum Dimers"

*********Partial List of Next Week's Seminars**************

HEX Mon Mar 26 Heather Gray, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
4:30 112W       "Evidence for ttH Production with the ATLAS experiment"

CQB Tues Mar 27 Gyan Bhanot, Rutgers University
12:00 Hill 260       "Tissue Specific Ribosomes"

CMS Tues Mar 27 Sriram Shastry, University of California - Santa Cruz
1:30 385E       "Resistivity from the extremely correlated Fermi liquid theory"

HET Tues Mar 27 Anson Hook, University of Maryland
3:00 401W       "Solving the Hierarchy Problem Discretely"

SIP Tues Mar 27 Maya Amouzegar and Victor Drouin-Touchette, Rutgers University
5:00 385E       "The Ph.D. Qualifier"

IQB Wed Mar 28 Arek Kulczyk, Rutgers University
12:00 Proteomics Room 120       "Cryo-EM Structure of the Replisome Reveals Multiple Interactions Coordinating DNA Synthesis"

COL Wed Mar 28 Berndt Mueller, Duke University and Brookhaven National Lab
4:45 PLH       "The Unbearable Burden of Being Light: Exploring the emergence of ordinary matter from quarks and gluons"

LSM Thurs Mar 29 Jiye (James) Fang, Binghamton University
12:00 Chem 260       "Pt3Ni Nanoframes: A Developed Processing Approach, New Feature and Potential Applications"

MPS Thurs Mar 29 Jeff Kahn, Rutgers University
12:00 Hill 705       "The constant in Shamir's Problem"

For the calendar of upcoming colloquia and seminars in the department, visit

      AST=Astrophysics Seminar             IQB=Institute for Quantitative
      CMS=Condensed Matter Seminar           Biomedicine
      COL=Colloquium                       LSM=Lab for Surface Modification
      CQB=Center for Quantitative Biology  MPS=Mathematical Physics Seminar
      DELTA-P=Developing Educators         NPS=Nuclear Physics Seminar
        and Leaders Among TAs in Physics   SIP=Seminar in Physics
      GAP=Geometry & Physics Seminar       SPS=Society of Physics Students
      HET=High Energy Theory Seminar         Talk Series
      HEX=High Energy Experimental         SSPAR=Student Seminars in Physics
      INS=Instructional Seminar              and Astronomy at Rutgers

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