Departmental events

August 1st, 2017 to July 31st, 2018. Previous/next year.
Aug01
Maira Constantino
Investigating Effects of Morphology and Flagella Dynamics on Swimming Kinematics of Different Helicobacter Species Using Single Cell Imaging
Aug08
Garry Goldstein
University of Cambridge
Pseudoparticle approach to strongly correlated systems Host: Claudio Rebbi
Aug10
Marcus Muller
Paul Scherer Institute, Villigen Switzerland
The many body localization transition: A dynamical phase transition triggered by a quantum avalanche Host: Claudio Rebbi
Aug11
Riccardo Zecchina
Out-of-equilibrium states and quantum annealing speed up in non-convex optimization and learning problems
Aug11
Asher Mullokandov
Statistical Physics, Financial and Complex Systems and Networks
Aug16
Sho Sugiura
University of Tokyo
Entanglement entropy of finite-temperature pure quantum states and thermodynamic entropy as a Noether invariant Host: Anatoli Polkovnikov
Aug17
Michael Manighalam
Continuum limits of Quantum Walks
Aug30
Ami Katz
Comprehensive Exams - Part 1
Aug31
Kevin Black/Mirtha Cabello
Incoming Graduate Students Orientation
Sep01
Ami Katz
Comprehensive Exams - Part 2
Sep07
Charles DeLisi, Metcalf Professor of Science and Engineering 
Dean Emeritus, College of Engineering - Boston University
Pizza lunch at 12:00pm prior to the talk at 12:30pm
Special Systems Biology Seminar: A Conversation About Climate Change
Sep11
Po-Hao Huang
COUPLED WIRE CONSTRUCTION OF NON-ABELIAN CHIRAL SPIN LIQUIDS
Sep12
Lei Zhang
Constructing Ultra-Slow Glasses in Lattice Models for Reversible Computing
Sep13
Michiel Wouters
University of Antwerp
Correlations in driven-dissipative quantum systems Host: Anatoli Polkovnikov, Dries Sels
Sep13
Pranay Patil
Numerical Signatures of Conformal Field Theory
Sep15
Stefanos Kourtis
Boston University, Physics Department
"Resonant x-ray spectroscopy of topological semimetals"
Sep18
Boston University, Physics Department
Monday, September 18th - 12:00pm
Physics Department Annual BBQ
Sep18
Chon Kit Pun
Market Bubbles: Collective Behavior in the Financial Market
Sep22
Christopher Baldwin
Boston University, Physics Department
"Interfering directed paths & the sign phase transition"
Sep25
Cenke Xu 
University of California - Santa Barbara
"Lieb-Schultz-Mattis Theorem and its generalizations from the Perspective of the Symmetry Protected Topological Phase" Host: Anders Sandvik
Sep27
Zhicheng Yang
Boston University, Physics Department
"Iterative Compression-Decimation Scheme for Tensor Network Optimization"
Oct04
Walter Hahn
Skolkovo Institute of Science and Technology, Moscow
"Stability of quantum statistical ensembles with respect to local measurements" Host: Anatoli Polkovnikov
Oct06
Kartiek Agrawal
Princeton University
Condensed Matter Seminar TBA Host: Anatoli Polkovnikov
Oct13
Roman Mankowsky
Paul Scherrer Institute
Condensed Matter Seminar TBA Host: Wanzheng Hu
Oct18
Louis Pecora
United States Naval Research Laboratory
"Cluster Synchronization of Chaotic Systems in Large Networks" Host: David Campbell
Oct23
Severine Atis
Harvard University
Biophysics Seminar TBA Host: Robert Marsland
Oct25
Hui Shao
Condensed Matter Seminar TBA Host: Anders Sandvik
Oct27
Kin Chung Fong
Raytheon BBN Technologies and Harvard University
Condensed Matter Seminar TBA Host: Scott Bunch
Nov10
Yue Cao
Brookhaven National Laboratory
Condensed Matter Seminar TBA Host: Karl Ludwig
Nov13
Zak Frentz
Columbia University
Biophysics Seminar TBA Host: Robert Marsland
Nov15
Pierre Hohenberg
Condensed Matter Seminar TBA Host: David Campbell
Nov28
Carlos Castro 
Ohio State University
Biophysics Seminar TBA Host: Robert Marsland
Dec15
Xi Dai
Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Condensed Matter Seminar TBA Host: Wanzheng Hu