Fall 2010 Colloquia

All colloquia are held at 4:00 p.m. in CW 102 unless otherwise stated.

Date Speaker Institution Host Title of Colloquium
8/30 Dean Zollman K-State   Welcome Back
9/6 University Holiday - Labor Day
9/13 Leslie Rosenberg Univ. of Washington T. Bolton Microwave-Cavity Searches for Axions
9/20 Anton Malko Univ. of Texas at Dallas R. Szoszkiewicz Excitonic Pathways in Semiconductor Nanocrystals Uncovered by Time-resolved Single Dot Microscopy: From Non-blinking Giant Quantum Dots to Organic/inorganic Energy Transfer
9/27 Allan Franklin Univ. of Colorado C. Sorensen Experiment, Then and Now
10/4 Chris Sorensen K-State Physics   Report of the KSU Research Infrastructure Task Force
4:30 p.m.
Aaron Dominguez Univ. of Nebraska T. Bolton First Results from the CMS Experiment at the Large Hadron Collider
10/18 Natalie Roe Lawrence Berkeley Nat'l Lab B. Ratra A Cosmological Ruler for Dark Energy
11/8 Jennifer Docktor Univ. of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign D. Zollman Conceptual Problem-Solving in Physics
11/11 Eleanor Sayre Wabash College D. Zollman Detecting Changes in Student Understanding
11/18 Edgar de Guzman Corpuz Univ. of Texas-Pan American D. Zollman Enhancing the Interactivity of Lectures Using a Web-Based Classroom Interaction System
11/22 University Holiday - Thanksgiving Break
11/29 Vikas Berry KSU Chem. Eng. A. Chakrabarti Graphene: Properties, Phenomena and Applications of a 2D Network of Carbon Atoms
12/6 Ron Lee Lawrence Livermore National Lab T. Bolton Experimental Techniques for Shock Hydrodynamics Experiments

Colloquium Committee:  Tim Bolton (Chair), Bharat Ratra, Robert Szoszkiewicz, Uwe Thumm & CheChen Wang

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