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The Rutgers Physics & Astronomy Newsletter       Number F19-7  2019-Oct 21
           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: 330W - 10:50am 


CQB Tues Oct 22 Nikolai Chapochnikov, Flatiron Institute
12:00 385E       "Neural computations for stimulus whitening by the olfactory system"

CMS Tues Oct 22 Young Lee, Stanford University
1:30 330W       "Quantum spin liquids and rival states in two dimensional magnets"

HET Tues Oct 22 Shu-Heng Shao, Institute for Advanced Study
2:00 385E       "Anomalies and Charged Operators"

SIP Tues Oct 22 Robert Bartynski, Rutgers University
5:00 385E       "Organic molecules on metal and oxide surfaces:  Self-assembly, dipole layers, and making new 2D materials from the bottom up"

COL Wed Oct 23 Michael Gershenson, Rutgers University
11:00 330W       "Everything you always wanted to know about quantum computing (but were afraid to ask)"

IQB Wed Oct 23 Fred Ledley, Bentley University
12:00 Proteomics Room 120       "Accelerating the Translation of Scientific Discoveries for Public Value"

LSM Thurs Oct 24 Antoine Kahn, Princeton University
12:00 Chem 260       "Electronic Structure of Metal Halide Perovskite Surfaces: From 3D to 2D to 2D/3D"

MPS Thurs Oct 24 Paul Bourgade, New York University
12:00 Hill 705       "The characteristic polynomial of Ginibre matrices"

AST Thurs Oct 24 John Forbes, Center for Computational Astrophysics
1:30 330W       "Interpreting the Kitchen Sink: a Path Towards Better Understanding Galaxy Evolution"

MPS Thurs Oct 24 Pierre Yves Gaudreau Lamarre, Princeton University
2:00 Hill 705       "Spectral Rigidity of Random Schrodinger Operators via Feynman-Kac Formulas"

DELTA-P Thurs Oct 24 Chaz Ruggieri & Caitlin Carpenter, Rutgers University
5:00 330W       "Physics Education Research - Informing Changes to Curriculum and Instruction"

SSPAR Thurs Oct 24 Yukun Yao, Rutgers University
6:30 330W       "Experimental Mathematics, Puzzles, and the Brave New World"

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

CMS Mon Oct 28 Hyunsoo Yang, National University of Singapore
10:00 330W       "Spin-Orbit Technologies: From Magnetic Memory to Terahertz Generation"

CMS Tues Oct 29 Tyrel McQueen, Johns Hopkins University
1:30 330W       "Quantum Spin Liquids"

HET Tues Oct 29 Asher Joseph Berlin, NYU
2:00 385E       "Direct Deflection of Particle Dark Matter"

COL Wed Oct 30 Joshua Shaevitz, Princeton University
11:00 330W       "Self-driven phase transitions in living matter"

IQB Wed Oct 30 Arek Kulczyk, Rutgers University
12:00 Proteomics Room 120       "Cryo-EM studies of the Replisome Structure and Dynamics"

LSM Thurs Oct 31 Hanhee Paik, IBM
12:00 Chem 260       "Benchmarking Quantum Computers and Future Directions for Superconducting Quantum Hardware"

AST Thurs Oct 31 Yacine Ali-Haimoud, NYU
1:30 330W       TBA

DELTA-P Thurs Oct 24 TBA
5:00 330W       "Veteran TA Panel"

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   PCS=Physical Chemistry Seminar
      GAP=Geometry & Physics Seminar       SIP=Seminar in Physics
      HET=High Energy Theory Seminar       SPS=Society of Physics Students
      HEX=High Energy Experimental           Talk Series
      HON=Honors Seminar                   SSPAR=Student Seminars in Physics
      IQB=Institute for Quantitative         and Astronomy at Rutgers

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