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The Rutgers Physics & Astronomy Newsletter       Number S15-13  2015-Apr-13
                                                          
           Editor: Frank Zimmermann        Publisher: Nancy DeHaan
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SOCIAL EVENTS: 
                              Department Tea 
                      Wednesday: Lecture Hall - 4:30pm

SEMINARS AND COLLOQUIUM:

CMS Tue Apr 14 Aditi Mitra, NYU
1:30 385E       "Universal Scaling at Macroscopic Short Times and
                 Thermalization at Long Times After a Quantum Quench"

SIP Tue Apr 14 Teresa M. Delcorso, Rutgers University
5:00 385E       "Graduate Funding"

BioMaPS Wed Apr 15 Michael Houghton, University of Alberta, Canada
12:00 CIPR 120      "Towards the Control of Hepatitis C"

COL Wed Apr 15 Leslie Rosenberg, University of Washington
4:45 PLH        "The Search for Dark-Matter Axions"

LSM Thur Apr 16 Jun Zhu, Penn State University
12:00 Chem 260   "Spin, Spin-Orbit Coupling and Topology in Graphene"

MPS Thur Apr 16 Chris Jarzynski, University of Maryland
12:00 Hill 705   "Quantal and Classical Shortcuts to Adiabaticity"

AST Thur Apr 16 James Aguirre, University of Pennsylvania
1:30 401W        "Tomography of the Universe: Line Intensity Mapping
                  From Reionization to the Cosmic Peak"

MPS Thur Apr 16 John Barton, MIT
2:00 Hill 705    "Viewing HIV Evolution Through the Lens of Statistical 
                  Physics"

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

NPS Mon Apr 20 Evie Downie, George Washington University
1:30 385E       "Compton Scattering and the Nucleon Polarizabilities"

CMS Tue Apr 21 Nai Phuan Ong, Princeton University
1:30 385E       "Charge-Neutral Spin Excitations Exhibit a Large Thermal
                 Hall Effect in Quantum Magnets?"

HET Tue Apr 21 Thomas Dumitrescu, Harvard University 
3:00 385E       TBA

SIP Tue Apr 21 Matthew Buckley, Rutgers University
5:00 385E       "Dark Matter and Collider Physics"

BioMaPS Wed Apr 22 Bill Belden, Rutgers University
12:00 CIPR 120      "Chromatin Remodeling, Natural Antisense Transcripts,
                     and the Facultative Heterochromatin Control the
                     Circadian Rhythm With Surprising Twists"

COL Wed Apr 22 Joel Moore, University of California, Berkeley
4:45 PLH        "Dynamical Consequences of Non-Abelian Gauge Fields
                 and Non-Abelian Particles in Solids"

LSM Thur Apr 23 Stephen Streiffer, Argonne National lab
12:00 Chem 260   TBA 

AST Thur Apr 23 Tea Temim, NASA Goddard
1:30 401W        "Supernovae as Drivers of Dust Evolution in Galaxies"

CMS Thur Apr 23 Efrat Shimshoni, Bar Ilan U, Israel
1:30 385E        "Collective Edge Modes Near the Onset of a Graphene
                  Quantum Spin Hall State"


For the calendar of upcoming colloquia and seminars in the department, visit
http://www.physics.rutgers.edu


      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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