Departmental events

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Jan14
Prof. John Butler
Comprehensive Exams - Part I
Jan16
Prof. John Butler
Comprehensive Exams - Part II
Jan16
Maira Constantino
Does Helicobacter Pylori Exhibit Corkscrew Motion While Swimming?
Jan21
Nima Dehmamy
Boston University
CMT Group Meeting
Feb04
Ted Pudlik
Boston University
CMT Group Meeting
Feb05
David Zou
Central Service Upgrades for Compact Muon Solenoid Experiment at 13 TeV
Feb11
Prof. Aldofo del Campo
University of Massachusetts, Boston
Shortcuts to adiabaticity across a phase transition Host: Michael Kolodrubetz
Feb12
Hossein Alizadeh
Plasmonically Enhanced Chiral Fields and Forces
Feb18
Dr. Julian Struck
MIT
Artificial Gauge Fields in Driven Optical Lattices Host: Marin Bukov
Feb24
Xiao Luo
MuSun Experiment: Measuring the Rate of Muon Capture on the Deuteron
Feb26
Adrian Yi
Vibrational Spectroscopy of Optogenetic Rhodopsins
Feb27
Rajita Menon
Diffusion-limited Mutualism in Microbes
Mar03
Po-Hao Huang
2D TOPOLOGICAL INSULATORS: from 2D to 1D; from 1D to 2D
Mar11
Dr. Marco Schiro'
Institut de Physique Théorique (IPhT), Saclay France.
Transient Orthogonality Catastrophe in a Time Dependent Nonequilibrium Environment
Mar12
Professor Sarah Keller
University of Washington
Note special time - 3:00 PM, day - Thursday .....Refreshments served
Membrane biophysics Host: Shyamsunder Erramilli
Mar18
Prof. Masaki Oshikawa
University of Tokyo
Symmetry protection of critical phases and global anomaly in 1+1 dimensions Host: Claudio Chamon
Mar20
John Ogren
Vibrational Spectroscopy of an Optogenetic Rhodopsin: A Biophysical Study of Molecular Mechanisms
Mar23
Dr. Rajeev Singh
MPIPKS, Dresden
Many-body localization and its signatures in quantum quenches
Mar31
Adam Avakian
Banking System Stress Testing using Bipartite Network Theory
Apr01
Dr. Luiz Santos
Perimeter Institute
Stroboscopic Symmetry Protected Topological Phases Host: Claudio Chamon
Apr02
Evan Weinberg
Going for a Walk with 4+8 flavors
Apr02
Black/ Ludwig/Chamon
Physics Graduate Program Open House
Apr06
Gustavo Marques Tavares
Non-Abelian Dark Matter and Dark Radiation
Apr07
Luis Ibáñez Herrera
Mesurement of the Rate of Muon Capture on the Deuteron
Apr08
Duan Wang
Application of Statistical Physics in Time Series Analysis
Apr08
Colin Howard
Measuring, Interpreting and Translating Electron Quasiparticle-phonon Interactions on the Surfaces of the Topological Insulators Bismuth Selenide and Bismuth Telluride
Apr09
Chester Curme
Lagged Correlation Networks
Apr15
Prof. Kirill Korolev
Boston University
CMT Group Meeting
Apr15
Thomas Iadecola
Statistical Mechanics of Periodically-driven Open Quantum Systems
Apr24
NES APS 2015 Spring Meeting
Apr30
Joseph Hardcastle
The Influence of Morphology on the Swimming Behavior of Helicobacter Pylori
May05
Xin Yuan
Design of Robust Interdependent Networks by Introducing Protective Nodes
May05
Nima Dehmamy
Properties of Networks of Interacting Stochastic Agents
May05
Jeffrey Gustafson
Searches for Delta B = 2 Processes at Super-Kamiokande
May06
Pankaj Mehta
Boston University
11:00 AM
CMT Group Meeting
May13
Ramis Movassagh
MIT and Northeastern University
11:00 AM
A counterexample to the area law for quantum matter Host: Claudio Chamon
May15
Asher Mullokandov
Modeling the Price Dynamics of Stock Markets
May29
Alex Lang
Physics of Epigenetic Landscapes and Statistical Inference by Cells
Jun03
Dr. Monika Aidelsburger 
Ludwig-Maximilians-University, Munich
Artificial magnetic fields with ultracold atoms in optical lattices and Chern-number measurement Host: Marin Bukov
Jun04
Carsten Madler
Silicon Nanowire Field-Effect Transistors for the Detection of Proteins
Jun29
Shuai Shao
Robustness and Structure of Complex Networks
Jul01
 Dr. Johannes Nübler 
Technische Universität München, Munich
Adsorption-desorption kinetics of soft particles and application to chromatin assembly Host: Kirill Korolev
Aug10
Evan Weinberg
Novel Approach for the Study of Near Conformal Theories for Electroweak Symmetry Breaking
Aug31
Claudio Chamon/Karl Ludwig
Incoming Graduate Student Orientation
Sep02
Ami Katz
Comprehensive Exams - Part I
Sep04
Ami Katz
Comprehensive Exams - Part II