Seminars & Colloquia

Condensed Matter Seminar
Thu, Sep 11 11:15am Generalized Bose-Einstein condensation
Mathieu Beau, Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies
Thu, Oct 2 11:21am Statistical Mechanics of Swarming Insects
Nicholas Ouellette, Yale University
Thu, Oct 9 11:21am Using Electronic Coupling to Control Magnetic Properties at the Atomic Scale
Cyrus F Hirjibehedin, Cyrus F Hirjibehedin London Centre for Nanotechnology, Departments of Physics & Astronomy, Chemistry, UCL
Thu, Oct 16 11:21am Engineering of Materials via Designable Physical Structures
Jae-Hwang Lee, Nano-engineering Group Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, UMass Amherst
Thu, Oct 30 11:21am The Relation Between Economic Growth and Economic Equality
William Klein, Boston University
Thu, Nov 6 11:21am Electron correlations in solids from the Dynamical Mean Field perspective. Origin of anomalous state in iron pnictides and chalchogenides
Kristjan Haule, Rutgers
Thu, Nov 13 11:21am Coexistence of Superconductivity and Ferromagnetism - Plausible?
Vesna Mitrovic, Brown University
Thu, Nov 20 11:21am Transport in strongly correlated electron systems
Dmitri Maslov, University of Florida, Gainesville
Mon, Nov 24 11:00am Quantum Simulations with Ultracold Atoms and Ions: Beyond Standard Optical Lattices
Walter Hofstetter, Institut für Theoretische Physik Johann Wolfgang Goethe-Universität Frankfurt / Main
Thu, Dec 4 11:21am Stress localization, cooperative dynamics and yielding in poorly connected soft solids.
Emanuela Del Gado, Georgetown University
Departmental Colloquium
Wed, Sep 24 4:00pm Tides, resonances, and precession: Understanding and visualizing the dynamics of black holes in binary systems
Scott A. Hughes, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Wed, Oct 15 4:00pm Gliders, bicycles, toys and walking robots.
Andy Ruina, Cornell University
Wed, Oct 22 4:00pm The LHC Confronts Supersymmetry
JoAnne Hewett, Stanford Linear Accelerator Center
Wed, Nov 5 4:00pm Fire ants as active matter
David Hu, Georgia Institute of Technology
Wed, Nov 19 4:00pm Nanotube guitars and graphene machines
Paul McEuen, Cornell University
Wed, Dec 3 4:00pm New Physics and Astrophysical Searches for Dark Matter
Stefano Profumo, University of California Santa Cruz
ACFI Seminar
Tue, Sep 23 2:30pm Inflation, BICEP2, and an interesting discrepancy with Planck
Lorenzo Sorbo, UMass Amherst
Fri, Oct 17 2:00pm Searching for Dark Matter with Bubble Chambers
Russell Neilson, Drexel University
Tue, Oct 21 2:30pm (Non)perturbative QCD and Jet Substructure
Jesse Thaler, MIT
Tue, Oct 28 2:30pm Vector boson scattering studies at ATLAS
Junjie Zhu, University of Michigan
Fri, Oct 31 2:00pm How Stars Get Their Masses
Stella Offner, UMass Amherst
Tue, Nov 4 2:30pm Quasinormal ringing on the brane
Oscar Varela, Harvard University
Fri, Nov 14 2:00pm Do we know if our universe is stable?
Matt Schwartz, Harvard University
Tue, Nov 18 2:30pm Testing Relativity with the parameterized post-Einsteinian framework
Laura Sampson, U. Montana
Tue, Nov 25 2:30pm Light Hidden Sectors and Low-Energy Searches
David Morrissey, TRIUMF
Helen and Morton Sternheim Lecture
Wed, Oct 1 4:00pm A Parable of the Pure and the Practical – Why We Must Pursue Basic Scientific Research
Sheldon L. Glashow, Higgins Professor of Physics, Emeritus, Harvard University and Metcalf Professor of Mathematics & Physics, Boston University