Aug07

Prof. Francesco Mallamace
Physics Dept, Univ. of Messina
Pizza served at 11:45 AM

NEW EXPERIMENTS ON BULK & CONFINED WATER 
Host: H. Eugene Stanley 
Aug14

Kookheon Char, Seoul National University
Sponsored jointly with the Physics Departmentâ€™s Biophysics/Condensed Matter Seminars and Materials Science and Engineering
Pizza served at 11:45 AM

Polymer Thin Film Platforms with Nanostructure and Functions 
Host: Ophelia Tsui 
Sep09

Jeongwan Haah
MIT

Localization from superselection rules in translation invariant systems 

Sep16

Ippei Danshita

Bound states of Higgs modes in a superfluid 

Sep18

Jan Gieseler
Harvard
Pizza served at 12:00pm

Dynamics of levitated nanoparticles in high vacuum 

Sep23

S. Vajna
BU

Topological classification of dynamical phase transitions 
Host: Anatoli Polkovnikov 
Sep24

Prof. LeiLei Shi
University of Science and Technology of China (USTC)
Pizza served at 12:45 AM

PHYSICS APPROACHES TO UNDERSTANDING THE CORRELATIONS BETWEEN STOCK PRICE AND STOCK VOLUME 

Sep25

Yuval Baum
Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel

Current at a distance and resonant transparency in Weyl semimetals 

Sep30

W. WitczakKrempa
Harvard

Universal entanglement and dynamics near quantum critical points 
Host: Thomas Iadecola 
Oct02

Seth Fraden
Brandeis University

Microfluidic Networks of the Oscillatory Chemical Reactions 

Oct07

Colin Kennedy
MIT

Observation of BoseEinstein Condensation in the HarperHofstadter Hamiltonian 

Oct09

Christopher Mudry
PSI, Switzerland

Breakdown of the topological classification for gapped phases of noninteracting fermions by quartic interactions 

Oct14

A. Feiguin
Northeastern University

Building and understanding magnetic nanostructures, one atom at a time 

Oct23

Chandra Varma
University of California  Riverside

Quantum Critical Fluctuations Leading to Strange Metals in 2D Metallic Antiferromagnets, Ferromagnets and in the Cuprates 

Oct28

Ian Affleck
University of British Columbia

Phase diagram of the interacting Majorana chain 

Oct30

Philip Phillips
University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign

Optical Conductivity in the Cuprates from Holography and Unparticles 

Nov04

Gene Mele
University of Pennsylvania

Bending Rules in Graphene Kirigami 

Nov06

Scott Milner

Tubes, Topology, and Entangled Rings 

Nov11

Ariel Amir
Harvard

Getting in shape: how do microorganisms control their geometry? 

Nov13

Prof. Richard C. Brower
Boston University

Lattice Quantum Finite Elements (QFE) for Conformal Field theory 

Nov18

Fabio Franchini
SISSA

Ergodicity breaking in invariant matrix models 

Nov18

Prof. Predrag Cvitanovic
Georgia Institute of Technology

Noise is your friend, or: How well can we resolve state space? 

Nov20

Yiwen Chu
Yale University Department of Applied Physics

Improving the performance of solidstate qubits near surfaces 

Dec02

Jorn Venderbos
MIT

Oddparity superconductors with twocomponent order parameters: nematic and chiral; gapped, Dirac and Weyl 

Dec04

Prof. Mikael Rechtsman
Penn State

Aspects of photonic topological insulators 

Dec09

Edbert J. Sie
MIT

Valleyselective optical Stark effect in monolayer WS2 

Jan26

Chris Laumann
U of Washington

Topology and Localization with Longrange Interactions 

Jan28

Anushya Chandran
Perimeter Institute

Shaking up statistical physics in interacting quantum systems 

Feb02

Maksym Serbyn
UC Berkeley

Thermalization and manybody localization in disordered quantum systems 

Feb04

Romain Vasseur
UC Berkeley

Universality far from equilibrium: from integrability to manybody localization 

Feb09

Itamar Kimchi
MIT

Manybody quantum entanglement: frustration and spinorbit coupling in magnetic solids 

Feb11

Ari Turner
Johns Hopkins

Entanglement in Fluctuating Phases 

Feb19

Arkady Pikovsky
Institute of Physics and Astronomy Potsdam University, Germany

Collective dynamics of oscillator populations: Multifrequency ensebles and chimera states 
Host: Plamen Ivanov 
Feb23

Yi Li
Princeton

Nonperturbative Results for Itinerant Ferromagnetism in Multiorbital Systems 

Mar09

Haruki Watanabe
University of Tokyo

Filling constraints for spinorbit coupled insulators in symmorphic and nonsymmorphic crystals 

Mar10

Garry Goldstein
Cambridge

Slave boson mean field theories for quantum dimers 

Mar11

Anna Ermakova
Ulm University

Nanodiamonds with NV centers in biological applications 

Mar14

Madhu Advani
Stanford University

New Perspectives on High Dimensional Inference 

Mar21

Itai Pinkoviezki

Statistical Physics of Collective Load Transport by Ants 

Mar23

Jinwu Ye
Mississippi State University

Rotated Heisenberg model and its applications to cold atom systems and Kitaev materials with SOC 

Mar25

Jeremy Levy
The University of Pittsburgh

EtchaSketch Nanoelectronics 

Mar30

Silvia Viola Kusminskiy
University of ErlangenNuremberg

An Interacting quantum motor 

Apr08

Todd Gingrich
MIT

Dissipation Bounds All SteadyState Current Fluctuations 

Apr15

Rahul Kulkarni

Stochastic modeling of gene expression: exact results and large deviations 
Host: Pankaj Mehta 
Apr15

Professor Eduardo Lopez (Ph.D. BU Physics Dept 2005)
University of Oxford

THE NETWORK PICTURE OF LABOR FLOW 
Host: H. Eugene Stanley 
Apr22

Babek Momeni

Modeling microbial communities as a network of chemically mediated interactions 
Host: Kirill Korolev 
Apr29

Ariel Amir

Tightbinding models in biology: from photonic structures to neural networks 
Host: Pankaj Mehta 
May04

Inti Sodemann
MIT

Particlehole symmetric phases in multicomponent Landau levels 

May10

Sergei Moroz
University of Colorado

Theory of p+ip Superfluids and the Super Efimov Effect 

May12

Brian Lester
JILA, University of Colorado Boulder

Spinmotional coupling in assembled quantum gases 

May18

Lucile Savary
MIT

Disorderinduced entanglement in spin ice pyrochlores 

Jun03

Adam Kaufman

Quantum thermalization through entanglement 

Jun15

Pedram Roushan
Google Inc., Santa Barbara

Chiral groundstate currents of interacting photons in a synthetic magnetic field 

Jul07

Gautam Reddy
UCSD

Navigating turbulent environments: the soaring flight of birds 

Jul11

Yoram Louzoun, Lev Muchnik, Yonatan Rosen
BarIlan University, Ramat Gan Israel

Reading networks â€“ content extraction from complex networks 

Jul15

Jozsef Konczer

Simulating the Universe (an alternative approach) 
Host: Szabolcs Vajna 