Colloquia Archive: 2016

Physics Colloquia Titles and Speakers

Friday, 9 December 2016

Self-assembly of DNA Nanomechanical Devices

Dr. Carlos Castro, Assistant Professor, Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering, The Ohio State University

Friday, 30 November 2016

Investigation of Membrane Receptors’ Oligomers Using Fluorescence Resonance Energy Transfer and Multiphoton Microscopy in Living Cells

Ashish Mishra, UWM Physics – PhD Candidate

Friday, 11 November 2016

Dichotomy of Strong and Weak Correlation Physics: An Example of Sr(3)Ru(2)O(7)

Dr. Shantanu Mukherjee, SUNY – Binghamton

Wednesday, 11 November 2016

Reduction of Graphene Oxide & Soluble Molybdenum Oxide Mixture in High Vacuum for Production of Materials for Energy Storage Devices

Binod Manandhar, UWM Physics – PhD Candidate

Friday, 4 November 2016

New Results from the WFC3 IR Spectroscopic Survey

Dr. Claudia Scarlata, Assoc. Professor – School of Physics & Astronomy, Univ. of Minnesota

Friday, 30 September 2016

The Dynamic Lives of Supermassive Black Holes in Merging Galaxies

Dr. Laura Blecha, Director, JSI Prize Postdoc, Dept. of Astronomy – Univ. of Maryland (College Park)

Friday, 16 September 2016

The Breakthrough Listen Initiative: Our Boldest Effort to Answer our Oldest Question

Dr. Andrew Siemion, Director, Berkeley SETI Research Center & Project Director, Breakthrough Listen Initiative

Wednesday, 20 July 2016

Spatial Inhomogeneous Barrier Heights at Graphene/Semiconductor Schottky Junctions

Dushyant Tomer, UWM Physics – PhD Candidate

Thursday, 14 July 2016

Reconstruction of 3D Image for Particles by the Method of Angular Correlations from XFEL Data

Sung Soon Kim, UWM Physics – PhD Candidate

Wednesday, 13 July 2016

Symmetry and Reconstruction of Particle Structure in X-ray Free Electron Laser (XFEL)

Sandi Wibowo, UWM Physics – PhD Candidate

Friday, 13 May 2016

Monsters in the Dark: High Energy Signatures of Black Hole Formation with Multimessenger Astronomy

Alex Urban, UWM Physics – PhD Candidate

Friday, 6 May 2016

Early Star Forming Galaxies and Cosmic Reionization

Dr. Daniel P. Stark, Asst. Professor, Dept. of Astronomy, The University of Arizona

Friday, 22 April 2016

Making Movies of Molecules – The Science and Application of X-rays Lasers

Dr. Uwe Bergmann, Distinguished Staff Scientist, Stanford PULSE Institute; SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory

Thursday, 21 April 2016

Intersections of Astrophysics, Cosmology and Particle Physics

Luiz H. M. da Silva, UWM Physics PhD Candidate

Friday, 8 April 2016

Bone Tissue Composition and Heterogeneity At the Micro- and Nano-scale

Dr. Adele L. Boskey, PhD, Starr Chair in Mineralized Tissue Research – Hospital for Special Surgery and Professor of Physiology, Biophysics & Systems Biology and Professor, Biochemistry – Weill Cornell Medical and Graduate College of Cornell Univ.; Professor, Mechanical Engineering – Cornell Ithaca & City College of New York (CUNY)

Friday, 1 April 2016

Was Einstein Right? A Centennial Assessment

Dr. Clifford Will, University of Florida & Institu d’ Astrophysique de Paris

Friday, 25 March 2016

Superconductivity of High-Spin Electrons

Dr. Philip M. R. Brydon, Lecturer, Dept. of Physics – University of Otago (New Zealand)

Friday, 11 March 2016

Nanoscale Raman Miroscopy

Dr. Renee R. Frontiera, Assistant Professor of Chemistry, University of Minnesota

Friday, 4 March 2016

The Lifecycle of Supermassive Black Holes

Dr. Jenny Greene, Assistant Professor, Department of Astrophysical Sciences, Princeton University

Friday, 26 February 2016

Observation of Gravitational Waves from Binary Black Hole Merger

Dr. Patrick Brady, Professor, UWM Dept. of Physics

Friday, 5 February 2016

Colloidal Crystals: Structure and Dynamics

Dr. Ivan A. Vartaniants, DESY (Hamburg, Germany), National Research Nuclear Univ., MEPhi (Moscow)

Friday, 29 January 2016

Research with Free-Electron Lasers: New horizons for ultrafast X-ray sciences

Dr. Christoph Bostedt, Argonne National Laboratory, Dept. of Physics & Astronomy/Northwestern Univ.