Research Opportunities for Graduate Students

Presentations from the 2010 Symposium on Research Opportunities for Graduate Students
February 1, 2010

Welcoming Remarks
Don Candela
Quantum Fluids and Solids — the Magic of the very Cold
Robert Hallock (ppt)
Theory of Quantum Fluids, Solids and Gases
Egor Babaev, Jon Machta, Nikolay Prokof'ev, and Boris Svistunov (pdf)
Experimental Granular and Soft Condensed Matter. Quantum Fluids and Solids
Donald Candela (ppt)
The Geometry of Complex Fluids and Soft Materials
Christian Santangelo (pdf)
Soft Condensed Matter Physics: Colloids, Emulsions and Membranes
Anthony Dinsmore (pdf)
Single Molecule Biophysics I
Lori Goldner (ppt)
Single Molecule Biophysics II
Adrian Parsegian (ppt)
Biophysics of Microtubules
Jennifer Ross (ppt)
Mark Tuominen (pdf)
Experiments on Nonequilibrium Systems
Narayanan Menon (ppt)
Continuum Mechanics: Pattern Formation and Dynamics of Soft Matter (2.5)
Benny Davidovitch (ppt)
Statistical Physics of Complex and Disordered Systems
Jonathan Machta (ppt)
Statistical Mechanics of Filamentous Assemblies
Gregory Grason (PSE) (ppt)
Experimental Nuclear Physics at UMass
David Kawall, Andrea Pocar, and Krishna Kumar (ppt)
Experimental Gravitation and Particle Astrophysics
Laura Cadonati and Andrea Pocar (pdf)
Nuclear Physics Research with Polarized Photons and Protons
Rory Miskimen (pptx)
Black Hole Thermodynamics, or what you *really* didn't want to know about being a grown-up physicist
Jennie Traschen
High Energy and Gravitational Theory
Lorenzo Sorbo, Jennie Traschen, John Donoghue, Barry Holstein, Eugene Golowich, and David Kastor (ppt)
Elementary Particle Physics Experiment: The ATLAS Experiment at the LHC
Carlo Dallapiccola, Ben Brau, and Stephane Willocq, (ppt)