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The Rutgers Physics & Astronomy Newsletter       Number F18-7  2018-Oct 15
           Editor: Daniel Friedan        Publisher: Christina Pettola
Contributions should be sent to newsletter@physics or placed in Christina Pettola's mailbox.

                        Department Coffee and Tea
                    Wednesday: Lecture Hall - 10:20am


NPS Mon Oct 15 Weichuan Li, Rutgers University
2:00 112W       "Advancing (d,p) reaction theory as a surrogate for neutron capture measurements"

CMS Tues Oct 16 Charles Kane, University of Pennsylvania
1:30 385E       "Fractional Excitonic Insulator"

HET Tues Oct 16 Lina Necib, Caltech
3:00 385E       "Dark Matter in Disequilibrium and Implications for Direct Detection"

SIP Tues Oct 16 Sean Oh, Rutgers University
5:00 385E       "Engineering topological quantum physics at the atomic scale"

COL Wed Oct 17 Phil Marshall, SLAC, Stanford University
10:30 PLH       "Probing Dark Energy with Strong Gravitational Lensing and LSST"

IQB Wed Oct 17 Helen Berman, Rutgers University
12:00 Proteomics Room 120       "Target Zero-Using Film for Medical Education"

LSM Thurs Oct 18 Raymond Tung, CUNY Physics
12:00 Chem 260       "Band-Offset "Bulk-Like" Mystery Solved: Lessons From Covalent And Ionic Heterojunctions"

MPS Thurs Oct 18 Ramon Van Handel, Princeton University
12:00 Hill 705       "The dimension-free structure of nonhomogeneous random matrices"

DELTA-P Thurs Oct 18 Saurabh Jha, Rutgers University
5:00 385E       "Answering student questions"

SSPAR Thurs Oct 18 Aniket Patra, Rutgers University
7:00 385E       "A Study in Nonequilibrium"

HET Fri Oct 19 Nima Arkani-Hamed, IAS
Time TBA 385E       "Combinatorial Origins of Locality and Unitarity, Particles and Strings"

MATH COL Fri Oct 19 Nima Arkani-Hamed, IAS
4:00 Hill 705       "Spacetime, Quantum Mechanics and Positive Geometry"

SPS Fri Oct 19 Charles Keeton, Rutgers University
5:30 PLH       "Life of a Physics Undergraduate"

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

CQB Tues Oct 23 Alexandra Zidovska, New York University
12:00 Hill 260       "The "self-stirred" genome: Bulk and surface dynamics of the chromatin globule"

PAER Tues Oct 23 Heather Lewandowski, University of Colorado Boulder and JILA
1:00 ARC 306       "Engaging Students in Authentic Scientific Practices in Physics Lab Courses"

CMS Tues Oct 23 Maxim Dzero, Kent State University
1:30 385E       "Thermodynamic properties of disordered unconventional superconductors with competing interactions"

HET Tues Oct 23 Oren Slone, Princeton University
3:00 385E       TBA

SIP Tues Oct 23 Blakesley Burkhart, Flatiron Center for Computational Astrophysics
5:00 385E       "Towards a Complete Theory of Star Formation in Galaxies"

COL Wed Oct 24 Heather Lewandowski, University of Colorado Boulder and JILA
10:30 PLH       "Watching Chemical Reactions Happen One Molecule at a Time"

IQB Wed Oct 24 Pei Wang, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
12:00 Proteomics Room 120       "Constructing Tumor-Specific Gene Regulatory Networks Based on Samples With Tumor Purity Heterogeneity"

LSM Thurs Oct 25 Xiaoshan Xu, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
12:00 Chem 260       "Multiferroicity in Hexagonal Rare Earth Ferrites"

AST Thurs Oct 25 Elinor Medezinski, Princeton University
1:30 401W       "Weighing Galaxy Clusters with Weak Lensing in Hyper Suprime-Cam Survey"

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

      AST=Astrophysics Seminar             LSM=Lab for Surface Modification
      CMS=Condensed Matter Seminar         MPS=Mathematical Physics Seminar
      COL=Colloquium                       NPS=Nuclear Physics Seminar
      CQB=Center for Quantitative Biology  PAER=Physics and Astronomy
      DELTA-P=Developing Educators           Education Research
        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
      HON=Honors Seminar                     and Astronomy at Rutgers
      IQB=Institute for Quantitative      

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