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Department of Physics

Fall 2015 Colloquia

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

Date
Speaker
Institution
Host
Title
8/24Carlos Luis Trallero-GinerCentro Latino Americano de FisicaA. ChakrabartiLatin American Center for Physics and its Challenges for the Developing of Science (Hemisphere, Hale Library)
8/31Amit ChakrabartiK-State Welcome Back
9/7University Holiday - Labor Day   
9/8Jody BrazilFiremon Co.A. ChakrabartiNichols Lecture - Physics: The Curriculum of the Entrepreneur (Hemisphere, Hale Library)

9/14

Kristan CorwinK-StateA. ChakrabartiGas-filled Hollow Optical Fibers for Robust Frequency References and Novel Lasers

Thurs, 9/17 in CW 103

Carl E. Wieman, Nobel LaureateStanfordD. ZollmanProvost's Lecture on Excellence in Scholarship - Taking a Scientific Approach to Science and Engineering Education (103 Cardwell Hall)

9/21

Carlos TralleroK-StateA. ChakrabartiStrong Field Physics: From Isolated Atoms to Solids

9/22

Eleanor SayreK-StateA. ChakrabartiPhysics Learning at Large and Small Scales
9/28Jeremy SchmitK-StateA. ChakrabartiFitting in and Avoiding the Path of Least Resistance 
10/5E. Craig DukesUniv. of VirginiaT. BoltonProbing the Frontiers of Physics Using Rare Particle Decays
10/19Bernard J. FeldmanUniv. of Missouri-St. LouisB. RatraThe Schön Affair
10/26Adam RiessJohns Hopkins Univ/Space Telescope Science Inst.A. ChakrabartiExpansion of the Universe Seen by Hubble
10/27Adam RiessJohns Hopkins Univ/Space Telescope Science Inst.A. ChakrabartiNeff Lecture: Supernovae and the Discovery of the Accelerating Universe
11/2Steve LeoneUC-BerkeleyA. SummersAttosecond Dynamics: From Atoms to Semiconductor Solids
11/3Ed CanerCase Western Reserve Univ.A. ChakrabartiPhysics Entrepreneurship
11/16Gerry WilligerUniv. of LouisvilleB. RatraPanchromatic Imaging of a Transitional Disk: The Disk of GM Aur in Optical and FUV Scattered Light
11/23Thanksgiving Break   
11/30Hume FeldmanUniv. of Kansas A. ChakrabartiFunny Thing Happened on the Way to Convergence 
12/7Graca RochaJPLGlenn Horton-Smith

Overview of Planck Data and (Cosmological and Astrophysical) Results

12/8 Matthew J. BergMississippi State University A. ChakrabartiAerosol Particle Characterization With Digital Holography

Colloquium Committee:  Ellie Sayre (Chair), Andrew Ivanov, Bharat Ratra, Gary Wysin, and Sachiko McBride

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