2015 Seminars

Driving to Contacts: Single Molecular Electronics and Mechanics
Dr. Bingqian Xu, College of Engineering, University of Georgia
Jan. 23, 2015

Amplitude Analysis in Hadron Spectroscopy
Dr. Cesar Fernandez Ramirez, Jefferson lab
Jan. 30, 2015

Plasmonically-Powered Nonlinear Dynamics in Nanofluids
Dr. Luat T. Vuong, Physics Department, Queens College, CUNY
Feb. 13, 2015

Searching for Physics Beyond the Standard Model with the CMS Experiment at the LHC
Dr. Eva Halkiadakis, Department of Physics and Astronomy, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
Feb. 20, 2015

Entropy Satisfying Numerical Methods for Fokker-Planck-type Equations
Prof. Hailiang Liu, Iowa State University
Feb. 27, 2015

Interlayer-Expanded Molybdenum Disulfide Nanocomposites for Electrochemical Magnesium Storage
Dr. Yan Yao, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering & Materials Science and Engineering, University of Houston
March 20, 2015

Rehydroxylation (RHX) Dating of Archaeological Ceramics
Dr. Murray Moinester, School of Physics and Astronomy, Sackler Faculty of Exact Sciences, Tel Aviv University, Israel
April 3, 2015

High order numerical methods for convection dominated problems
Professor Chi-Wang Shu, Brown University
April 10, 2015

Exploring the neural mechanisms of physics learning
Dr. Angela R. Laird, Physics Department, FIU
April 17, 2015

Special Seminar: Chiroptical Activity of Nanospirals and Molecular Modulation
Dr. Zhifeng Huang, Department of Physics, Hong Kong Baptist University
Aug. 4, 2015 

CIRCE & MIRADAS: Near-infrared Observing from the World's Largest Telescope
Professor Stephen S. Eikenberry, Department of Astronomy, University of Florida
Sept. 11, 2015

Coherent Energy Transfer in Microtubule Tryptophan Lattices Coupled to a Noisy Environment
Prof. Travis J. A. Craddock, Nova Southeastern University
Sept. 25, 2015

Multimodal Structural and Functional Imaging of the Retina
Shuliang Jiao
Biomedical Engineering Department, Florida International University
Oct. 2, 2015

Magnetoresistance Measurements on SmB6 - Cornering the Parameter Space of an Illusive Correlated Topological Insulator
Professor Cagliyan Kurdak, Department of Applied Physics, University of Michigan
Oct. 9, 2015

Search for the Neutron Electric Dipole Moment at TRIUMF
Dr. Katerina G. Katsika, TRIUMF
Oct. 23, 2015

Dicke Superradiance, Entanglement and Quantum interference
Noble Foundation Chair and Regent Professor: G.S. Agarwal, Physics Department, Oklahoma State University
Oct. 30, 2015

Ebola and Marburg viruses use different modes of lipid gymnastics to assemble & form new strains
Professor Robert Stahelin from the Indiana University at Notre Dame will present a lecture on this topic. This colloquium is co-sponsored by the Biomolecular Sciences Institute (BSI).
Nov. 13, 2015

Do fruit flies sleep and why should we care?
Dr. Sheyum Syed, Physics Department, University of Miami
Nov. 20, 2015