Departmental events

August 1st, 2018 to July 31st, 2019. Previous/next year.
Aug03
Kyle Vigil
Boston University, Physics Department
Rings of Light: Using Apogized Radial Beams to Improve Resolution in Solid Immersion Lens Microscopy
Aug06
Sayonee Ray
University of New Mexico, CQuIC
Boosted one-dimensional superfluids on a lattice Host: Christopher Laumann
Aug07
Lukas Pritchett
Aspects of Higgs Physics
Aug07
Mahsa Mokhtarzadeh
Nano-Patterning by Ion Bombardment
Sep04
Ching-Hao Wang
Statistical Physics of Information Processing by Cells
Sep06
Professor Joachim Spatz
Director, Max Planck Institute of Medical Research, Department of Cellular Biophysics, Heidelberg & Department of Biophysical Chemistry, University of Heidelberg
Matter to Life Host: Shyamsunder Erramilli
Sep06
Alexandre Day
Physics PhD Candidate at Boston University
Machine learning and glassy optimization of the quantum control problem
Sep07
Joerg Schmiedmayer
Vienna Center for Quantum Science and Technology, Atominstitut, TU-Wien
Universal dynamics in an isolated quantum many body system far from equilibrium Host: Anatoli Polkovnikov
Sep13
Physics Department Annual BBQ (Poster)
Sep14
Zala Lenarčič
University of Cologne, Institute for Theoretical Physics
Activating many-body localization in solids by driving with light
Sep19
Assa Auerbach
Physics Department, Technion
“The Hall number of Strongly Correlated metals” Host: Anatoli Polkovnikov
Sep24
Aobo Li
Solar Axion Search in SNO+ with Machine Learning
Sep26
Greg Fiete
Northeastern University
Topological magnon bands and effective Hamiltonians for periodically driven systems Host: Anushya Chandran
Oct10
Rafael Fernandes
University of Minnesota
Vestigial orders in electronic correlated systems: nematicity and beyond Host: Wanzheng Hu
Oct17
Shan Huang
Searching for Long Range Interaction in Lennard Jones Liquid
Oct17
Zhicheng Yang
Boston University, Physics Department
Hierarchical Majoranas in a Programmable Nanowire Network Host: Claudio Chamon
Oct17
Janine Sciarappa
Boston University
PY 107 Physics of Food/Cooking: Guest Lecture
Oct24
Boris Spivak
University of Washington
Anomalous metals Host: Christopher Laumann
Oct26
Costume Contest: 11:45AM; Pumpkin Drop: 12:30PM
Physics Department Annual Pumpkin Drop
Nov07
Samuel Kalish
Interaction of Phonons and Dirac Fermions on the (001) Surface of the Topological Crystalline Insulator Pb_{1-x}Sn_{x}Se
Nov13
Dr. Rama Bansil, Dr. David Campbell, Dr. Zeynep Demiragli, Dr. Christopher Grant, Dr. Anatoli Polkovnikov, Dr. Lawrence Sulak
Boston University, Physics Department
*Refreshments will be at 3:00PM in the SCI Lounge.
Meet the Physics Department: Panel
Nov19
Michael Leviton
Core Chef in the BU Culinary Arts Program
PY107 Physics of Food, Guest Lecture: Michael Leviton Host: Karl Ludwig
Nov29
Ching-Hao Wang
Statistical Physics of Information Processing by Cells
Nov30
Efe Yigitbasi
Search for Dark Matter Produced in Association with a Higgs Boson Decaying to bb̅ with the ATLAS Experiment
Dec06
Xiangyi Meng
Concurrence Percolation on Quantum Entanglement Networks
Dec06
Alexandre Day
AN APPLICATION OF MACHINE LEARNING TO STATISTICAL PHYSICS: FROM THE PHASES OF QUANTUM CONTROL TO SATISFIABILITY PROBLEMS
Dec07
Ting-Yi (Clover) Su
INFLUENCE OF ACID ON MOTILITY AND CHEMOTACTIC RESPONSE OF HELICOBACTER PYLORI IN GASTRIC MUCIN
Dec07
Bernardo Zubillaga Herrera
A Three State Opinion Formation Model for Financial Markets
Dec12
Ying-Jer Kao
National Taiwan University and BU
Tunneling-induced restoration of classical degeneracy in quantum kagome ice Host: Anders Sandvik
Dec18
Daniel Arcaro
Boston University, Physics Departement
Vector boson production in association with jets at the LHC Host: John Butler
Jan18
Duan Yutong
DESI Focal Plate Alignment and Galaxy Biases in BAO Measurements
Jan28
Zhicheng Yang
Boston University, Physics Department
Entanglement Complexity and Scrambling via Braiding of Nonabelions
Feb27
Tommy Li
Niels Bohr Institute Copenhagen
Spin-gapped phases in nanowires Host: Julian Ingham
Feb28
Attila Szabó
University of Cambridge
Seeing beyond the light: Vison and photon electrodynamics in quantum spin ice Host: Siddhardh Morampudi
Mar14
Paul Hanakata
Boston University, Physics Department
Studies of 2D Materials Beyond Graphene: From First-Principles to Machine Learning Approaches
Mar22
Prospective Graduate Student Open House
Apr01
Zhicheng Yang
ENTANGLEMENT COMPLEXITY OF QUANTUM STATES, DYNAMICS AND QUANTUM COMPUTATION
Apr03
Alexander Sherman
ASSOCIATED PRODUCTION OF A SINGLE TOP QUARK AND A Z BOSON IN p s = 13 TEV pp COLLISIONS USING THE ATLAS DETECTOR
Apr03
Paul Hanakata
Studies of Two-Dimensional Materials Beyond Graphene: From First-Principles to Machine Learning Approaches
Apr17
Nick Kinnaird
Boston University, Physics Department
Measurement of Muon g-2 at Fermilab
Apr24
Gabriel Birzu
Universality Classes of Evolutionary Dynamics in Expanding Populations
Apr26
Clare Bernard
Director of Product, Data Generation at Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/clare-bernard-9462a366/
Physics Industry Lunch Host: Ashish Bino George
May02
Elena Strekalova
Quantitative Researcher (Vice President) at SSGX State Street Associates at State Street
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/elenastrekalova/
Physics Industry Lunch Host: Ashish Bino George
May10
Phillip Weinberg
Simulated and Quantum Annealing Dynamics of the 2D Ising Model
May24
John Quirk
DETERMINING THE EJECTION RATE AND ENERGY SPECTRUM OF PROTONS AFTER MUONIC CAPTURE ON ALUMINUM
May30
*Registration required*
Boston University Theory of Living Systems Meeting 2019 Host: Alex Golden
Jun07
Mohit Pandey & Kristine Rezai
Summer Student Seminar
Jun12
Mohit Pandey
Floquet-engineering Counterdiabatic Protocols in Quantum Many-body Systems
Jun14
Eric Boyers (CME)
Summer Student Seminar
Pizza will be served at 12 noon
An Introduction to Nitogen-Vacancy Centers with Applications in State Preparation Protocols and Driven Systems
Jun18
Samuel Kalish
INTERACTION OF PHONONS AND DIRAC FERMIONS ON THE (001) SURFACE OF THE TOPOLOGICAL CRYSTALLINE INSULATOR LEAD TIN SELENIDE
Jun21
Ice cream social Host: Julian Ingham
Jun24
Deniz Aybas (CME/Photonics)
Shiyu Zhou (CMT)
*Pizza will be served at 12 noon.
Summer Student Seminar Host: David Long
Jun26
Yutong Duan
PROBING DARK ENERGY WITH LARGE-SCALE GALAXY CLUSTERING: FROM INSTRUMENTATION TO SIMULATION
Jun28
Gabriel Birzu (BIO)
Summer Student Seminar
*Note, pizza will be served at 11:45am
How to get a postdoc: Personal reflections on the academic hiring process Host: Eric Boyers
Jun28
Julian Ingham
Grad Student Social
Jul11
Pranay Patil
Emergent Symmetry in a Quantum Clock Model
Jul12
Jack Stropko (CME) & Thomas Wester (HEE)
Pizza will be served at 12 noon.
Summer Student Seminar Host: Eric Boyers
Jul16
Markus Mueller
PSI
On persistent periodic motion and "quantum scars" in many body quantum systems Host: Christopher Laumann
Jul19
Cameron Cogburn (HET)
Pizza will be served at 11:50am.
Summer Student Seminar Host: Eric Boyers
Jul26
Janos Adam (CME) & Victoria Kovalchuk (CME)
Pizza will be served at 11:50am.
Summer Student Seminar Host: Eric Boyers
Jul29
Gabriel Birzu
Stochastic Reaction-diffusion Fronts: Applications to Ecology and Evolution