Seminars & Colloquia

Biological Physics Seminar
Thu, Sep 15 11:30am Spontaneous and Induced Cell Polarization and Collective Migration
Alex Mogilner, Professor of Mathematics and Biology at the Courant Institute and Department of Biology, New York University.
Wed, Sep 21 4:00pm An Ionic-Chemical-Mechanical Model of Muscle Contraction
Gerald S. Manning, Professor Emeritus at Rutgers University
Condensed Matter Seminar
Thu, Sep 15 11:30am Spontaneous and Induced Cell Polarization and Collective Migration
Alex Mogilner, Professor of Mathematics and Biology at the Courant Institute and Department of Biology, New York University.
Thu, Sep 22 11:30am Stability of Dirac Liquids against Strong Coulomb Interaction
Nikolai Prokof'ev, Department of Physics, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
Thu, Sep 29 11:30am Force from Non-Equilibrium Fluctuations in QED and Active Matter
Prof. Mehran Kardar, Department of Physics, MIT
Thu, Oct 6 11:30am Statistical Mechanics and evolutionary dynamics for functional biomolecular networks
Prof. Ranjan Mukhopadhyay, Dept of Physics, Clark University
Thu, Oct 13 11:30am DMRG and DMFT - a possible marriage?
Prof. Ulrich Schollwöck, Department of Physics, LMU München
Thu, Oct 20 11:30am Hard problems in soft matter: How we think, eat, and protect ourselves
Professor Jen Schwarz, Dept of Physics, Syracuse University
Thu, Oct 27 11:30am Optical spectroscopy of transition metal dichalcogenide semiconductors and semimetals
Jun Yan, Department of Physics, UMass Amherst
Thu, Nov 3 11:30am Manipulating Strong Light-Matter Interactions in 2D
Prof. Sufei Shi, Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Thu, Nov 10 11:30am Connecting crystals to glasses on curved surfaces
Prof. Tim Atherton, Tufts University
Thu, Nov 17 11:30am Is a supersolid still out there?
Prof. John Reppy, Dept of Physics, Cornell University
Thu, Dec 1 11:30am Quantum Computers and Spin Dynamics
Phillip CE Stamp, Physics Department, University of British Columbia
Thu, Dec 8 11:30am t.b.a.
Prof. Jasna Brujić, Dept. of Physics, New York University
Departmental Colloquium
Wed, Oct 5 4:00pm The Science and the Status of the US Electron Ion Collider
Abhay Deshpande, Stony Brook University
Wed, Oct 12 4:00pm Why does nature like the square root of negative one?
William Wootters, Williams College
Wed, Oct 19 4:00pm Tipping the quantum world critically out of equilibrium
Smitha Vishveshwara, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
Wed, Nov 2 4:00pm Exploring possible universes of correlated topological insulators
Gregory Fiete, University of Texas, Austin
Wed, Nov 9 4:00pm Naturalness in the Higgs Era
Patrick Draper, University of Massachusetts Amherst
Wed, Dec 7 4:00pm Nuclear Weapons: Sources of Strength or Vulnerability?
Aron Bernstein, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Wed, Dec 14 4:00am Beyond Single Photon Exchange in Electron-Proton Scattering
Richard Milner, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
ACFI Seminar
Tue, Sep 6 2:30pm Higgs and Light Quarks
Yoram Soreq, MIT
Tue, Sep 20 2:30pm p-wave Annihilating Dark Matter and the Galactic Center Gamma Ray Excess
Jonathan Cornell, McGill
Tue, Sep 27 2:30pm The Cosmological Constant Problem in Scalar Gravity
Prateek Agrawal, Harvard University
Tue, Oct 4 2:30pm Rebels of the Standard Model: Majorana Neutrinos and the Search for Neutrinoless Double-Beta Decay
Lindley Winslow, MIT
Fri, Oct 7 2:15pm Electroweak precision tests at future e+e- colliders
Ayres Freitas, University of Pittsburgh
Fri, Oct 14 2:15pm Relaxed Inflation
Walter Tangarife, Tel Aviv University
Tue, Oct 18 2:30pm The infinite-dimensional symmetries of the black hole horizon
Gaston Giribet,
Tue, Oct 25 2:30pm Resonant Di-Higgs Production in the bbWW Channel: Probing the Electroweak Phase Transition at the LHC
Luca Pernie, TAMU
Fri, Nov 4 2:15pm Phenomenology of Enhanced Light Quark Yukawa Couplings and the Wh Charge Asymmetry
Felix Yu, Mainz
Tue, Nov 8 2:30pm Testing lepton universality in semileptonic decays with LHCb
Brian Hamilton, University of Maryland
Tue, Nov 15 2:30pm Pion-Nucleon Scattering in Chiral Perturbation Theory
Dmitrij Siemens, Ruhr U.
Tue, Nov 29 2:00pm Higgs physics challenges at the High-Luminosity LHC
Stephane Willocq, UMass