Colloquia Archive: 2017

Physics Colloquia Titles and Speakers

Friday, 8 December 2017

Rethinking the Fundamentals of Classical Nova Explosions

Dr. Laura Chomiuk, Michigan State University

Friday, 1 December 2017

Feedback in Dwarf Galaxies at z>2

Dr. Ryan Trainor, Franklin & Marshall College

Friday, 17 November 2017

Velocity Gradients as a New Way of Studying Galactic Magnetic Fields

Dr. Alex Lazarian, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Friday, 10 November 2017

The Cosmological Context of Star Formation

Dr. Tom Quinn, University of Washington

Friday, 3 November 2017

Detectable Changes in Astronomy

Dr. Federica Bianco, Center for Cosmology & Particle Physics, Center for Urban Science & Progress, NYU

Friday, 27 October 2017

Topologically Protected Fermi Surfaces

Dr. Daniel Agterberg, UW-Milawukee Department of Physics

Friday, 20 October 2017

Scaling Down the Laws of Thermodynamics

Dr. Christopher Jarzynski, University of Maryland – College Park

Friday, 13 October 2017

Cosmology, Cell Phones & Video Games: Mapping Dark Energy with CHIME

Dr. Keith Vanderlinde, University of Toronto

Friday, 6 October 2017

Atomic Scale Imaging of Molecular Dynamics

Dr. Martin Centurion, University of Nebraska-Lincoln Department of Physics

Friday, 29 September 2017

The Local Black Hole Occupation Fraction

Dr. Elena Gallo, University of Michigan Department of Astronomy

Friday, 22 September 2017

All That Glitters is Not Necessarily Gold: the accurate identification of metals in metalloproteins and post X-ray diffraction structural remediation

Dr. Edward Snell, President & CEO, Hauptman-Woodward Medical Research Institute

Friday, 15 September 2017

Homotransfer FRET Sensors for Biological Exploration

Dr. Mark A. Rizzo, University of Maryland School of Medicine

Friday, 8 September 2017

2D Class Averaging of Cryo-Electron Microscopy Images

Dr. Zhizhen ‘Jane’ Zhao, University of Illinois – Urbana/Champaign

Friday, 5 May 2017

Quasar Absorption Lines: From Reionization to Dark Matter

Dr. George Becker, Dept. of Physics & Astronomy, UC-Riverside

Friday, 21 April 2017

New Approaches to Structure Determination from Uncrystallized Biomolecules

Dr. Jeffrey Donatelli, Lawrence Berkeley Lab

Friday, 7 April 2017

Cosmology, Cell Phones & Video Games: Mapping Dark Energy with CHIME

Dr. Keith Vanderlinde, Department of Astronomy & Astrophysics, University of Toronto

Friday, 10 March 2017

How Black Holes Dine Above the Eddington “Limit” Without Overheating or Excessive Belching

Dr. Shane Davis, Department of Astronomy, University of Virginia

Friday, 3 March 2017

Hypervelocity Stars

Dr. Warren Brown, Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory

Friday, 24 February 2017

Starbursts & Supernovae: Nature’s High Energy Particle Accelerator?

Dr. Jay Gallagher, Department of Astronomy, UW-Madison

Thursday, 19 January 2017

Miniaturized Microwave & Millimeter Wave Biodetection for Molecular and Cellular Characterization

Dr. Katia Grenier, LAAS – CNRS (Toulouse, France)