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The Rutgers Physics & Astronomy Newsletter       Number S18-5  2018-February 12
           Editor: David Vanderbilt        Publisher: Christina Pettola
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                            Department Tea
                    Wednesday: Lecture Hall - 4:30pm


NPS Mon Feb 12 Prithwish Tribedy, BNL
12:00 112W       "Exploring novel phenomena at the early stages of relativistic heavy ion collisions"

CMS Tues Feb 13 Liang Wu, Berkeley
1:30 385E       "Band geometry and nonlinear optical studies on Weyl semimetals"

AST Tues Feb 13 Eli Visbal, Flatiron Institute
1:30 401W       "The First Billion Years of the Universe"

HET Tues Feb 13 Zhen Liu, Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory
3:00 401W       "Strong phase at colliders--new physics opportunities in Higgs physics searches"

IQB/CABM Wed Feb 14 Olivier Elemento, Weill Cornell Medical College
12:00 Proteomics Room 120       "Systems Biology Approaches to Cancer"

COL Wed Feb 14 Haw Yang, Princeton University
4:45 PLH       "Real-Time 3D Single-Particle Tracking: Spectroscopy, Imaging, and Control"

LSM Thurs Feb 15 Patrick M. Lenahan, Pennsylvania State University
10:00 NPL 201       "A New Approach to Magnetic Resonance at Heterointerfaces: Spin Dependent Charge Pumping in 4H-SiC MOSFETs"

MPS Thurs Feb 15 Alexandre Morozov, Rutgers University
12:00 Hill 705       "Rapid Bayesian inference of global network statistics"

LSM Thurs Feb 15 Kartik Srinivasan, Center for Nanoscale Science and Technology, National Institute of Standards and Technology
12:00 Chem 260       "Nanoscale Transducers for Photonic Quantum Information Science and Metrology"

AST Thurs Feb 15 J. Colin Hill, Institute for Advanced Study
1:30 401W       "New Information in Ancient Photons: Novel Approaches to CMB Secondary Anisotropies"

SSPAR Thurs Feb 15 Ethan Cline, Rutgers University
7:00 112W       "Applications of Electron Beams: Electron Microscopes to Deep Inelastic Scattering"

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

NPS Mon Feb 19 Veronica Dexheimer, Kent State University
12:00 112W       "Phase Transitions in Dense Matter"

INS Tues Feb 20 Luanna Prevost, University of South Florida
12:00 ARC 306       "Automated assessment of student writing in biology"

CMS Tues Feb 20 Liang Fu, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
1:30 385E       "Giant thermoelectric effect and bulk Fermi arc of Dirac electrons"

AST Tues Feb 20 Chihway Chang, University of Chicago
1:30 401W       "Cosmic Surveys in the Next Decade: Mapping the Landscape of the Universe"

HET Tues Feb 20 Meng Cheng, Yale University
3:00 401W       TBD

INS Tues Feb 20 Luanna Prevost, University of South Florida
3:20 ARC 306       "Using written assessments to examine student thinking: rubric development and automated approaches"

SIP Tues Feb 20 Ethan Cline, Rutgers University
5:00 385E       "The Proton Radius Puzzle"

IQB/CABM Wed Feb 21 Amy Sarjeant, Cambridge Crystallographic Data Centre
12:00 Proteomics Room 120       "Crystallizability and Other Predictions from the Cambridge Structural Database"

COL Wed Feb 21 Charles Doran, University of Alberta
4:45 PLH       "Matyroshka dolls and tinkertoys: Calabi-Yau geometry and supersymmetry"

LSM Thurs Feb 22 Kyle Shen, Cornell University
12:00 Chem 260       "Controlling Electronic Structure and Correlations in Artificial Quantum Materials"

AST Thurs Feb 22 Jacob Simon, University of Colorado
1:30 401W       "The Nature of Planet Formation"

GAP Thurs Feb 22 Satoshi Nawata, Fudan University
1:30 372E       "Geometry and Physics of Double Affine Hecke Algebra"

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

      MPS=Mathematical Physics Seminar   LSM=Lab for Surface Modification
      NPS=Nuclear Physics Seminar        HEX=High Energy Experimental
      AST=Astrophysics Seminar           SSS=Surface Science Seminar
      INS=Instructional Seminar          CMS=Condensed Matter Seminar
      SIP=Seminar in Physics             SPS=Society of Physics Students
      HET=High Energy Theory             COL=Colloquium
      MSS=Materials Science Seminar      HON=Honors Seminar
      BPS=Biological Physics Seminar     SSPAR=Student Seminars in Physics
      DELTA-P=Developing Educators         and Astronomy at Rutgers
        and Leaders Among TAs in Physics IQB=Institute for Quantitative
      RAS=Rutgers Astronomical Society     Biomedicine
      GAP=Geometry & Physics

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