Fall 2011 Colloquia

All colloquia are held at 4:30 p.m. in CW 102 unless otherwise stated.

Date Speaker Institution Host Title of Colloquium
8/29 Amit Chakrabarti K-State Physics   Welcome
9/5 University Holiday - Labor Day
9/12 B. DePaola K-State Physics C.D. Lin Science Advising at the U.S. Department of State: Do they Listen?
9/19 Jacques G. Amar Univ. of Toledo Physics A. Chakrabarti Temperature-accelerated Dynamics and Kinetic Monte Carlo Simulations of Thin-film Growth
9/26 Robert Hilborn Univ. of Texas at Dallas D. Zollman The Scientific Foundations for Future Physicians Report and the Revised MCAT:  Implications for Introductory Physics and Chemistry Courses for the Life Sciences
10/3 Marcia Molina KSU Research Foundation A. Chakrabarti Special Presentation:  Patent or Publish?  Why you don't have to choose?
10/10 Terry Bigioni Univ. of Toledo Chemistry A. Chakrabarti Experimental Studies of Nanoparticles Assembly
10/17 Gintaras Duda Creighton Univ. T. Bolton The Dark Sector: From Particle Physics to Cosmology
10/31 Tim Bolton & Bharat Ratra K-State HEP & Cosmology C.D. Lin Hot Topics in Physics News: Can Neutrinos Travel Faster than the Speed of Light? and A Nobel Prize for the Accelerating Universe
11/7 Peter M. Hoffmann Wayne State Univ. R. Szoszkiewicz How to Teach a Simple Liquid New Tricks - the Curious Behavior of Liquids Under Nanoconfinement
11/14 Penny Warren - Ernest Nichols Distinguished Lecturer Ball Aerospace & Technologies A. Chakrabarti Ernest Nichols Distinguished Alumni Lecture:  A Physicist Looks at Detector Engineering
11/21 University Holiday - Thanksgiving Break
11/28 Chris Elles KU Chemistry B. Flanders Ultrafast Reaction Dynamic of a Photochromic Molecular Switch
12/5 Wendell Hill Univ. of Maryland C. Trallero Carrier-phase Control with Many-Cycle Pulses: CEP Stabilization Not Required

Colloquium Committee:  Chii-Dong Lin (Chair), Bharat Ratra, Jeremy Schmit, Carlos Trallero, Dean Zollman & Ying Chen

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