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The Rutgers Physics & Astronomy Newsletter       Number F14-8  2014-Oct-20
           Editor: Frank Zimmermann        Publisher: Nancy DeHaan
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                              Department Tea 
                      Wednesday: Lecture Hall - 4:30pm


Joint Seminar
NPS Mon Oct 20 Jolie Cizewski, Rutgers University
1:30 385E       "Status of GODDESS"
               Gerfried Kumbartzki, Rutgers University
                "The Bogota Student Conference"

SSPAR Mon Oct 20 Colin Rylands, Rutgers University
7:00 112W         "Bose-Einstein Condensates, Optical Lattices
                   and Integrability"

HET Tue Oct 21 Eliezer Rabinovici, Hebrew University
3:00 385E       "Geometry and Noise"

SIP Tue Oct 21 Gyan Bhanot, Rutgers University
5:00 385E       "Big Data in Biology"

BioMaPS Wed Oct 22 Arpita Upadhyaya, University of Maryland
12:00 CIPR 120      "Forcing it on: The Dynamics of Signaling
                     Activation in Immune Cells"

COL Wed Oct 22 Michael Romalis, Princeton University
4:45 PLH        "Precision Measurements with Spin-Polarized Gases"

LSM Thur Oct 23 Stephanus Axnanda, BASF
12:00 Chem 260   "X-ray Photoelectron Spectroscopy (XPS) for Heterogeneous
                  Catalysis and Alternative Energy Material Research"

AST Thur Oct 23 Freeke van de Voort, UC Berkeley
1:30 401W        "The Effect of Feedback on Galaxy Growth, Disc
                  Formation, and r-process Enrichment in Cosmological
DELTA-P Thur Oct 23 Suzanne Brahmia, Rutgers University
5:00 385E            "Mathematization in Introductory Physics"

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

BioMaPS Mon Oct 27 Guido Capitani, Paul Scherrer Inst., Switzerland
12:00 CIPR 120      "Analyzing Protein-Protein Interfaces and Crystal
                     Contacts at the PDB-Wide Level"

NPS Mon Oct 27 Travis Baugher, Rutgers University
1:30 385E       "Intermediate-Energy Coulomb Excitation of 
                 Neutron-Rich Chromium Isotopes"

CMS Tue Oct 28 Christopher C. Homes, BNL
1:30 385E       TBA

HET Tue Oct 28 Fredrik Denef, Columbia University
3:00 385E       TBA

SIP Tue Oct 28 Darrick Jones, Rutgers University
5:00 385E       "Physics Education Research"

BioMaPS Wed Oct 29 Andrej Sali, UC, San Francisco
12:00 CIPR 120      "Integrative Structural Biology"

COL Wed Oct 29 Moshe Gai, University of Connecticut
4:45 PLH        "The Origin of Carbon, The Hoyle State and Symmetry"

LSM Thur Oct 30 Supratik Guha, IBM
12:00 Chem 260   TBA

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
      RAS=Rutgers Astronomical Society
      BioMaPS=Biology at the Interface 
        with the Mathematical and 
        Physical Sciences

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