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The Rutgers Physics & Astronomy Newsletter       Number F15-5  2015-Oct-5
           Editor: Robert Bartynski        Publisher: Nancy DeHaan
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                              Department Tea 
                      Wednesday: Lecture Hall - 4:30pm


CMS Tue Oct 6 James C. Phillips, Rutgers, BioMaPS
1:30 385E      "Fractals, Self-Organized Criticality and Hydropathic
                Waves in Proteins"

HET Tue Oct 6 Wolfgang Altmannshofer, Perimeter Institute
3:00 385E      TBA

SIP Tue Oct 6 Laura Palumbo, Rutgers University
5:00 385E      "Rutgers Libraries, Databases, and More"

Proteomics/IQB Wed Oct 7 James Berger, Johns Hopkins University
12:00 CABM 010            "Running Rings (and Spirals) Around DNA:
                           Molecular Mechanisms for Initiating"

COL Wed Oct 7 Jerry Sellwood, Rutgers University
4:45 PLH       "The Origin of Spirals in Galaxies"

LSM Thur Oct 8 Marcos Pimenta, Universaidade Federal de Minas Gerais, Brazil
12:00 Chem 260  "Excitons and Exciton-Phonon Coupling in 2D MoS2, WS2
                 and WSe2 Observed by Resonance Raman Spectroscopy
                 and Polarized Raman Study in Black Phosphorus"

MPS Thur Oct 8 Peter Alexandre Morozov, Rutgers University
12:00 Hill 705  "Statistical Mechanics of Random Walks, With Application
                 to Molecular Evolution"

CMS Thur Oct 8 Lena F. Kourkoutis, Cornell University
1:30 385E       "Direct Mapping of Periodic Lattice Distortions in
                 Layered Transition Metal Dichalcogenides Using
                 Atom-Scale Electron Beams"

MPS Thur Oct 8 Markus Kunze, Mathematisches Institut Universitat Koln
2:00 Hill 705   "Derivation of Mean-Field Dynamics for Fermions"

DELTA-P Oct 8 Suzanne Brahmia, Rutgers University
5:00 385E      TBA

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

NPS Mon Oct 12 Stefan Bathe, Baruch College, CUNY
1:00 385E       "What Bottom Quarks Can Tell Us About the Nature of the
                 Quark-Gluon Plasma"

CMS Tue Oct 13 Titus Neupert, Princeton University
1:30 385E       "Detecting Weyl Fermions in Condensed Matter"

HET Tue Oct 13 Mariangela Listanti, Princeton University
3:00 385E       TBA

Proteomics/IQB Colin Groom, The Cambridge Crystallographic Data Center
12:00 CIPR 120  "How to use 796,282 Crystal Structures to Design
                 Better Drugs"

AST Thur Oct 15 Greg Bryan, Columbia University
1:30 401W        "The Role of Cosmic Ray Feedback in Galaxy Formation"

INS Thur Oct 15 Katerina Visnjic, Princeton University
3:30 401W        "Discovering Physics: How the New Labs at Princeton 
                  Have Improved Student Engagement and Learning"

DELTA-P Thur Oct 15 Eric Gawiser, Rutgers University
5:00 385E            "Clickers! Using Technology to Enhance Education"

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

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