Aug04 
Jessica Morrison

Statics and Dynamics of Electrothermal Micromirrors 

Aug31 
Prof. Michael ElBatanouny

Incoming Graduate Students Orientation 

Sep07 
Amit Katz

Comprehensive Exams  Part I 

Sep09 
Ami Katz

Comprehensive Exams  Part II 

Sep09 
Mike Kolodrubetz
UC Berkeley

Unexpected effects in periodic driving of gapless topological systems 

Sep09 
Marin Georgiev Bukov

Open Problems in Periodically Driven Systems 

Sep12 
Zheng Shi

Fermionic approach to junctions of multiple quantum wires 

Sep15 
Nahom Yirga

A Functional Renormalization Group Study of Correlated Electrons 

Sep19 
Zhicheng Yang

Solving Classical Computational Problems by Annealing a Planar Quantum Vertex Model 

Sep19 
Siddhardh Chandra Morampudi

Statistics of fractionalized excitations through threshold spectroscopy 
Host: Christopher Laumann 
Sep23 
Dries Sels
BU

Developing and Understanding Methods for QuasiAdiabatic Dynamics 

Sep26 
Phillip Weinberg

Imaginary Time Dynamics of Low Energy Modes in Heisenberg Antiferromagnets 

Sep27 
Kun Geng

Dynamic Studies of NanoConfined Polymer Thin Films 

Sep27 
Adrian Yi

Vibrational Spectroscopy of Optogenetic Cation and Anion Channelrhodopsins 

Oct03 
Philip Crowley

Many body localisation with weak disorder in the quantum east model 

Oct05 
Manuel Buen Abad Najar

Dark Sector: A Tale of Two Components 

Oct11 
Olav Syljuasen
University of Oslo

Magnetic Bloch Oscillations (Monday Schedule) 
Host: Anders Sandvik 
Oct14 
Shainen Davidson

Novel PhaseSpace Methods to Simulate StronglyInteracting ManyBody Quantum Dynamics 

Oct17 
Na Xu

Dual Time Scales in Simulated Annealing of a Twodimensional Ising Spin Glass 

Oct25 
Xin Yuan

Eradication of Catatstrophic Collapses in Interdependent Networks via Reinforced Nodes 

Oct31 
S. Flach
Center for Theore+cal Physics of Complex Systems, Ins+tute for Basic Science, Daejeon, South Korea New Zealand Ins+tute for Advanced Study, Massey University, Auckland, New Zealand

Designing and perturbing flatband networks 

Nov08 
Maira Constantino

Effects of Morphology and Flagella Dynamics on Swimming Kinematics of Helicobacters 

Nov14 
Peter Lunts

Exact critical exponents for the antiferromagnetic quantum critical point in and dimensions 

Nov21 
Andrea Trombettoni
CNRIOM and SISSA, Trieste

Tunnelingbased quantum devices with ultracold strongly interacting atoms 

Nov28 
Alioscia Hamma
University of Massachusetts Boston

Equilibration in the manybody localized phase 

Dec02 
Yutong Duan

ProtoDESI: A Pathfinder For DESI 

Dec07 
Colin Jacob

Using Neural Networks to Measure DrellYan Electron Pair Production Cross Section 

Dec07 
Giselle Miller
Pastry Chef, Cafe ArtScience Cambridge
Please RSVP with Prof. Rama Bansil (rb@bu.edu) if you wish to attend

PY 107 Physics of Food Guest Chef Lecture 

Dec08 
Kun Geng

Dynamic Studies of NanoConfined Polymer Thin Films 

Dec09 
João Ricardo Santos

Aging Effects on the Statistical and Structural Properties of the Fornix of the Brain 

Dec12 
PoHao Huang

Microscopic Model for Twodimensional NonAbelian Chiral Spin Liquids 

Jan11 
Ami Katz

COMPS  Part I  January 11, 2017 

Jan11 
Ami Katz

COMPS  Part II  January 13, 2017 

Jan12 
Adam Avakian

Dynamic Modeling Systemic Risk in Financial Networks 

Jan23 
Aidan Brown
Simon Fraser University

Dissipation, time asymmetry, and flux for model biomolecular systems 

Jan26 
Thomas Iadecola

Wire Constructions of Topological Phases in Three (or more) Dimensions 

Feb08 
Jiang Li

Conjugate Adaptive Optics in Biomedical Microscopy 

Feb10 
PoHao Huang
Boston University

Coupled spin1/2 ladders as microscopic models for nonAbelian chiral spin liquids 

Feb13 
William Shain

TBA  William Shain 

Feb13 
William Shain

Exploiting Linearity in Adaptive Optical Microscopy 

Feb14 
Rajita Menon

Network Topology and Community Function in Spatial Microbial Communities 

Mar27 
Sergej Flach
Institute for Basic Science, Daejeon, South Korea

Intermittent ManyBody Dynamics at Equilibrium 

Mar28 
Xian Yuan

Percolation and Reinforcement on Complex Networks 

Mar29 
Michael Pretko
MIT

Higher Rank Quantum Spin Liquids: From Fractons to Emergent Gravity 

Mar30 
Jiang Li

Wavefront Sensing and Conjugate Adaptive Optics in WideField Microsccopy 

Mar31 
M. ElBatanouny/K. Ludwig/K. Lane

Prospective Grad Students Open House  Mini Symposium 

Mar31 
Shainen Davidson

Novel PhaseSpace Methods to Simulate StronglyInteracting ManyBody Quantum Dynamics 

Apr04 
Andrew Saxe
Harvard

Training and generalization dynamics in deep linear neural networks 

Apr05 
Thomas Iadecola

Designing Topological Quantum Matter: From Conformal Field Theory to NonAbelian Topological Insulators 

Apr05 
Meng Cheng
Yale University

Timereversal and reflection symmetry in (2+1)dimensional topological phases 

Apr05 
Adrian Yi

Vibrational Spectroscopy of Cation and Anion Channelrhodopsins 

Apr10 
Sayan Choudhury

TBD 

Apr13 
Adam Iaizzi

Metamagnets: How Do They Work? 

Apr14 
Ayoti Patra
Maryland

Shortcuts to adiabaticity using flowfields 

Apr19 
Adrian Po
Harvard University

Chiral Floquet Phases 

Apr26 
Sylvain Capponi
Toulouse university & BU

Competition between Bose glass and superfluid phases in quantum antiferromagnets 
Host: Anders Sandvik 
Apr26 
Paul Hanakata

OrbitalSpin Texture and Landau Levels in TwoDimensional RashbaDirac Lead Chalcogenides 

May03 
Zohar Nussinov
WUSTL

Glassy dynamics as a consequence of the equilibrium liquid to solid transition 

May04 
Jonathan Wurtz

Semiclassical Phase Space Methods to Probe the MBL Transition 

May08 
YiZhuang You
Harvard University

Topological Phase Transitions: From Duality Web to Symmetric Mass Generation 

May10 
Roger Melko

Stochastic Neural Networks for Machine Learning the ManyBody Problem 

May11 
Uttam Bhat

Greed Could be Dangerous: Statistical physics of Stochastic Search and Lattice Foraging 

May16 
Anatoly Dymarsky
UKY

Qauntum chaos, (diffusive) transport and random matrixes 
Host: Anatoli Polkovnikov 
May18 
Achini Opathalage
Dogic Lab, Brandeis University
Held in CILSE 809

Defect dynamics of the 2D confined active nematic liquid crystals 

Jun07 
David J. Luitz

Outoftimeorder correlators in disordered quantum systems 

Jun12 
Clint Richardson

A Search for Heavy Fermionic Top Quark Partners with Charge 5/3 Decaying to a Pair of SameSign Leptons wit the CMS Experiment 

Jul19 
Alberto PascualGarcía
Department of Life Sciences, Silwood Park, Imperial College London

The complex interplay of habitat filtering, neutral assembly and ecological interactions in the determination of bacterial communitylevel function. 

Jul31 
Nagendra Panduranga

Statistical Physics of Cascading Failures in Complex Networks 
