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
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
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” (Poster) Host: So-Young Pi
Feb27
Tiziano Camporesi 
CMS-CERN Team Leader, and Resident Director, BU/CMS Internship Program
*Coffee will be served at 3pm; Talk begins at 3:30pm
"True measurements…false discoveries" (Poster) Host: Lawrence Sulak
Mar13
Abigail Vieregg
University of Chicago
*Coffee will be served at 3pm; Talk begins at 3:30pm
"Discovering the Highest Energy Neutrinos Using a Radio Phased Array" (Poster) Host: Kevin Black
Mar20
Christopher Grant
Boston University
*Coffee will be served at 3pm; Talk begins at 3:30pm
Title TBA Host: David Campbell
Mar27
Mark Srednicki
University of California, Santa Barbara
*Coffee will be served at 3pm; Talk begins at 3:30pm
Title TBA Host: David Campbell
Apr10
Dave Herzog
Chertok Lecture
*Coffee will be served at 3pm; Talk begins at 3:30pm
Title TBA Host: Lee Roberts
Apr24
Barry Barish
California Institute of Technology
*Refreshments will be served at 3:00PM; 38th Annual Dean S. Edmonds Sr. Banquet
Title TBA Host: Lawrence Sulak