Physics Department Colloquia

August 1st, 2017 to July 31st, 2018. Previous/next year.
Sep19
Maria (Masha) Kamenetska
Departments of Chemistry & Physics, Boston University
*Coffee will be served at 3pm; Talk begins at 3:30pm
"Probing Structure-Function Relationships with Single Molecule Methods" (Poster) Host: Kirill Korolev
Oct03
Natalia Toro
Stanford University, Perimeter Institute
*Coffee will be served at 3pm; Talk begins at 3:30pm
"Dark matter hiding under our noses — and accelerator experiments to sniff it out" (Poster)
Oct17
Louis Pecora
United States Naval Research Laboratory
*Coffee will be served at 3pm; Talk begins at 3:30pm
"How to Synchronize Chaotic Systems" (Poster) Host: Plamen Ivanov
Oct24
None
*Coffee will be served at 3pm; Talk begins at 3:30pm
NO COLLOQUIUM
Oct31
NO COLLOQUIUM
Nov07
Abigail Vleregg
University of Chicago
*Coffee will be served at 3pm; Talk begins at 3:30pm
CANCELLED: "Discovering the Highest Energy Neutrinos Using a Radio Phased Array" Host: Kevin Black
Nov14
Allyson Sgro
Boston University, Department of Biomedical Engineering
*Coffee will be served at 3pm; Talk begins at 3:30pm
"From Molecules to Fruiting Bodies: Bridging Scales in Biological Collective Behavior" Host: Andrei Ruckenstein
Nov28
Jörn Dunkel
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
*Coffee will be served at 3pm; Talk begins at 3:30pm
"Symmetry breaking and mode selection in soft and active matter systems" (Poster) Host: David Campbell
Dec05
Sid Redner
Santa Fe Institute
*Coffee will be served at 3pm; Talk begins at 3:30pm
"Is Basketball Scoring Just a Random Walk?" (Poster)
Dec12
Andrea Cavalleri
University of Hamburg, University of Oxford
*Coffee will be served at 3pm; Talk begins at 3:30pm
"Nonlinear phononics: Coherent control of functional solids" Host: Wanzheng Hu
Jan23
Christopher Grant
Boston University
*Coffee will be served at 3pm; Talk begins at 3:30pm
Physics Colloquium TBA Host: David Campbell
Feb06
David Kaiser
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
*Coffee will be served at 3pm; Talk begins at 3:30pm
“Testing Bell’s Inequality with Astrophysical Observations” Host: So-Young Pi
Feb27
Tiziano Camporesi 
Compact Muon Solenoid Experiment, CERN
"True measurements…false discoveries"