2014 Seminars

Lux et Lex: Optical Traps for β decay studies
Dr. Guy Ron, Racah Institute of Physics, Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Jan. 17, 2014

Breaking Barriers in "Understanding the Mind"
Dr. Sakhrat Khizroev, Director, Center for Personalized Nanomedicine lab, Florida International University
Jan. 31, 2014

Spin-selective Charge Recombination Dynamics in Organic Materials
Dr. Amy M. Scott, Assistant Professor of Chemistry, Department of Chemistry, University of Miami
Feb. 7, 2014

Experiments with an ultracold Fermi gas -new prospective of tackling old condensed matter problems
Dr. Yoav Sagi, Postdoctoral Research Associate JILA, University of Colorado and National Institute of Standards and Technology
Feb. 14, 2014

Heavy Gauge Boson Measurements in pp Collisions at 7 and 8 TeV Energies with the CMS Experiment
Dr. Dimitri Bourilkov, University of Florida, Gainesville
Feb. 21, 2014

Doing Science with the Titan Supercomputer
Fernanda Foertter, Training Coordinator and HPC User Assistance Specialist, Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility
March 7, 2014

Scalable laser nano-engineered thin film processing
Professor Gary Cheng is an Associate Professor at School of Industrial Engineering and School of Mechanical Engineering, Purdue University.
March 21, 2014

Exploring Doctoral Admissions Practices in Physics
Dr. Geoff Potvin, Assistant Professor, STEM Transformation Institute, Florida International University
March 28, 2014

Gradients of Transmembrane Voltage Potential Across Tissues Control Anatomy
Dr. Vaibhav P. Pai, Center for Regenerative and Developmental Biology, Tufts University
April 4, 2014

A Time-traveller’s Guide to Protein Space
Dr. Jessica Liberles, Assistant Professor, Department of Biological Science, Florida International University
April 11, 2014

Solution processed solar cell as an emerging solar energy conversion technique
Dr. Mengjin Yang, Department of Physics, Florida International University
April 18, 2014

Mixed-Valent Octanuclear Iron Oxide Complexes and a Fresh Look at the “Verwey Transition”
Dr. Raphael Raptis, Department of Chemistry and biochemistry, Florida International University
Aug. 29, 2014

Mediator All-Solid-State Supercapacitor and Self-sustained Electrochemical Catalysts
Dr. Xiangyang Zhou, Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, University of Miami
Sept. 12, 2014

Dr. Nils Diaz
Sept. 19, 2014

Magnetic Resonance in Psychiatry
Dr. Alayar Kangarlu, Department of Psychiatry, Columbia University and New York State Psychiatric Institute
Sept. 26, 2014

Dynamics of Molecular Transformers in Silico
Dr. Prem Chapagain, Physics Department, FIU
Oct. 24, 2014

Understanding Complex Systems: Network and Dynamics
Dr. Chaoming Song, Department of Physics, Miami University
Oct. 31, 2014

Stochastic optical beams: from mathematical modeling to applications
Dr. Olga Korotkova, Physics Department, University of Miami
Nov. 7, 2014

Do Ideas, Products, Messages, and Behaviors Really Spread Just Like Viruses?
Dr. Julia Poncela-Casasnovas, Departament d'Enginyeria Informàtica i Matemàtiques (Computer Science & Mathematics), Universitat Rovira i Virgili (Spain)
Nov. 14, 2014

C-MEMS/NEMS for Energy Storage and Biosensing Applications
Dr. Chunlei (Peggy) Wang, Mechanical and Materials Engineering, FIU
Nov. 21, 2014

The Higgs (Amplitude) Mode in Ferromagnetic Metals
Dr. Kevin Bedell, John H. Rourke Professor of Physics, Physics Department, Boston College
Dec. 5, 2014