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

Outofequilibrium states and quantum annealing speed up in nonconvex optimization and learning problems 

Aug11 
Asher Mullokandov

Statistical Physics, Financial and Complex Systems and Networks 

Aug16 
Sho Sugiura
University of Tokyo

Entanglement entropy of finitetemperature 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 
PoHao Huang

COUPLED WIRE CONSTRUCTION OF NONABELIAN CHIRAL SPIN LIQUIDS 

Sep12 
Lei Zhang

Constructing UltraSlow Glasses in Lattice Models for Reversible Computing 

Sep13 
Michiel Wouters
University of Antwerp

Correlations in drivendissipative quantum systems 
Host: Anatoli Polkovnikov, Dries Sels 
Sep13 
Pranay Patil

Numerical Signatures of Conformal Field Theory 

Sep15 
Stefanos Kourtis
Boston University, Physics Department

"Resonant xray 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

"LiebSchultzMattis Theorem and its generalizations from the Perspective of the Symmetry Protected Topological Phase" 
Host: Anders Sandvik 
Sep27 
Zhicheng Yang
Boston University, Physics Department

"Iterative CompressionDecimation Scheme for Tensor Network Optimization" 

Sep28 
Jason Christopher

Exploring Strain Physics in 2D Systems 

Sep28 
William Shain

SOLUTIONS TO LINEAR PROBLEMS IN ABERRATED OPTICAL SYSTEMS 

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

"Diabatic approach to creating ground states of certain critical models" 
Host: Anatoli Polkovnikov 
Oct13 
Roman Mankowsky
Paul Scherrer Institute

"Coherent optical control and nonlinear probing of strongly correlated materials" 
Host: Wanzheng Hu 
Oct16 
Sumantra Sarkar
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

"Physicochemical Conditions for SelfReplication" 
Host: Robert Marsland 
Oct18 
Louis Pecora
United States Naval Research Laboratory

"Cluster Synchronization of Chaotic Systems in Large Networks" 
Host: David Campbell 
Oct20 
Tamiro Villazon
Boston University, Physics Department

"KibbleZurek Dynamics of a Driven Dissipative System: Universality Beyond the Markovian Regime" 

Oct23 
Severine Atis
Harvard University

"On Growth and Form of Range Expansions at Liquid Interfaces" 
Host: Kirill Korolev 
Oct23 
Christopher Kachulis

Boosted Dark Matter at SuperKamiokande 

Oct24 
Ivar Mar
Argonne National Lab

"Exciting dynamics in multiple time dimensions" 

Oct25 
Hui Shao
Beijing Computational Science Research Center

"Nearly deconfined spinon excitations in the squarelattice spin1/2 Heisenberg antiferromagnet" 
Host: Anders Sandvik 
Oct27 
Boston University, Physics Department
Costume Contest: 11:45AM; Pumpkin Drop: 12:30PM

Physics Department Annual Pumpkin Drop 

Oct27 
Kin Chung Fong
Raytheon BBN Technologies and Harvard University

"Putting hydrodynamic into solid state" 
Host: Scott Bunch 
Nov03 
Ben Machta
Princeton University

"When and why is a simpler model better?" 
Host: Robert Marsland 
Nov03 
Alexandre Day

Learning and Optimizing Quantum Control Landscapes 

Nov06 
Masaki Oshikawa
University of Tokyo

"Polarization, Large Gauge Invariance, and Quantum Hall Effect on Lattice" 
Host: Anders Sandvik 
Nov08 
Zhen Bi
Pappalardo Fellow, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

"Instabilities of the SachdevYeKitaev Model" 
Host: Zhicheng Yang 
Nov13 
Adam Iaizzi

Magnetic Field Effects in LowDimensional Quantum Magnets 

Nov13 
Zak Frentz
Columbia University

"Fate and Chance in Microbial Communities" 
Host: Robert Marsland 
Nov17 
Carlos Bolech
University of Cincinnati

"A Bosonization Puzzle in Nonlinear Transport" 

Nov20 
Adrian Whitty
Boston University, Chemistry Department

"A Quantitative View of RTK Signaling" 
Host: Maria Kamenetska 
Nov20 
Renzo Tamiro Villazon Scholer

KibbleZurek Dynamics of a Driven Dissipative System: Universality Beyond the Markovian Regime 

Nov27 
Janine Sciarappa
Pastry Chef
*Please contact Prof. Rama Bansil (rb@bu.edu) if you would like to attend.

PY 107 Physics of Food/Cooking Guest Lecture (Poster) 
Host: Rama Bansil, Karl Ludwig 
Nov28 
Carlos Castro
Ohio State University

"Design, control, and applications of DNA nanomechanical devices" 
Host: Maria Kamenetska 
Dec01 
Alexandre Day
Boston University, Department of Physics

"Learning and optimizing quantum control landscapes" 

Dec01 
Alexander Becker

Asset Contagion as a Source of Systemic Risk in Banking Networks 

Dec04 
Ganpathy Murthy
University of Kentucky

"Quantum Hall Ferromagnetism in $\nu=0$ Bilayer Graphene" 
Host: Anushya Chandran 
Dec04 
Ksenia Bravaya
Boston University, Chemistry Department

"Simulating electron transfer in biomolecules: magnetosensing by cryptochromes" 
Host: Maria Kamenetska 
Dec06 
Jason Christopher
Boston University, Department of Physics

RIVETING TWODIMENSIONAL MATERIALS: EXPLORING STRAIN PHYSICS IN ATOMICALLY THIN CRYSTALS WITH MICROELECTROMECHANICAL SYSTEMS 

Dec06 
Rob Noble
ETH Zürich

"The mode and predictability of intratumour evolution" 

Dec06 
Rashi Verma
Boston University, Department of Physics

Nucleation in Supercooled Liquids 

Dec08 
Jonathan Wurtz
Boston University, Department of Physics

"The Cluster Truncated Wigner Approximation in Strongly Interacting Quantum Systems" 

Dec11 
Na Xu

DYNAMICAL PROPERTIES OF CLASSICAL AND QUANTUM SPIN SYSTEMS 

Dec14 
Grad Council

Holiday Party  Skit Event 2017 

Dec15 
Alex Sherman

Search for single top quark production in association with a Z boson using the ATLAS detector at 13 TeV 

Dec15 
Xi Dai
Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

"Properties of Topological semimetals: Chiral magnetic effect and instability under magnetic field" 
Host: Wanzheng Hu 
Dec20 
Yuan Xin

Constraints on Flavored 2d CFT Partition Functions 

Dec20 
Mikhail Zvonarev
LPTMS, CNRS, Orsay, France

"Propagation of an impurity through a quantum medium" 
