Departmental events

August 1st, 2016 to July 31st, 2017. Previous/next year.
Aug04
Jessica Morrison
Statics and Dynamics of Electrothermal Micromirrors
Aug31
Prof. Michael El-Batanouny
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 Quasi-Adiabatic Dynamics
Sep26
Phillip Weinberg
Imaginary Time Dynamics of Low Energy Modes in Heisenberg Antiferromagnets
Sep27
Kun Geng
Dynamic Studies of Nano-Confined 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 Phase-Space Methods to Simulate Strongly-Interacting Many-Body Quantum Dynamics
Oct17
Na Xu
Dual Time Scales in Simulated Annealing of a Two-dimensional 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 
CNR-IOM and SISSA, Trieste
Tunneling-based quantum devices with ultracold strongly interacting atoms
Nov28
Alioscia Hamma
University of Massachusetts Boston
Equilibration in the many-body localized phase
Dec02
Yutong Duan
ProtoDESI: A Pathfinder For DESI
Dec07
Colin Jacob
Using Neural Networks to Measure Drell-Yan 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 Nano-Confined Polymer Thin Films
Dec09
João Ricardo Santos
Aging Effects on the Statistical and Structural Properties of the Fornix of the Brain
Dec12
Po-Hao Huang
Microscopic Model for Two-dimensional Non-Abelian 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
Po-Hao Huang
Boston University
Coupled spin-1/2 ladders as microscopic models for non-Abelian 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 Many-Body 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
Mar31
M. El-Batanouny/K. Ludwig/K. Lane
Prospective Grad Students Open House - Mini Symposium
Mar31
Shainen Davidson
Novel Phase-Space Methods to Simulate Strongly-Interacting Many-Body Quantum Dynamics
Apr05
Thomas Iadecola
Designing Topological Quantum Matter: From Conformal Field Theory to Non-Abelian Topological Insulators
Apr05
Meng Cheng
TBD
Apr05
Adrian Yi
Vibrational Spectroscopy of Cation and Anion Channelrhodopsins
Apr10
Sayan Choudhury
TBD
Apr26
Yi-Zhuang You
TBD
May03
Zohar Nussinov
WUSTL
Glassy dynamics as a consequence of the equilibrium liquid to solid transition
May11
Uttam Bhat
Greed Could be Dangerous: Statistical physics of Stochastic Search and Lattice Foraging