Colloquia

Colloquia

Fall 2017 Colloquia

Wednesdays @ 4:00 p.m.

SLC2.303

Coffee and cookies @ 3:30 p.m.
PHY1.308

Our department colloquium is a forum for invited scientists to present modern research in a fashion accessible to those with a background in physics, but who are not experts in the field. Talks are aimed at the graduate level.

If you have questions about our colloquium, please contact Dr. Michael Kesden.

Date/Host Speaker/Institution Title/Abstract
8/25
Malko
Dr. Omar Mohammed
(King Abdullah University of Science and Technology)
Mapping Charge Carrier Dynamics in Real-space and Time on Semiconductor Material Surfaces and Interfaces using Ultrafast Spectroscopy and Four-dimensional Electron Microscopy
NOTE SPECIAL DATE, TIME, AND ROOM FN 2.102
9/6
Kesden
Dr. Bob Kehoe (SMU) Measuring Cosmic Distance Scales and the Dark Energy Spectroscopic Instrument
9/13
Kesden
Dr. Davide Gerosa (Caltech) Constraining the astrophysics behind the first LIGO detections
9/20
Slinker
Dr. Alon Gorodetsky (UC Irvine) Synthesis of Organic Nanowires and Nanoribbons
9/27
Malko
Dr. Chunlei Guo
(University of Rochester)
Surface functionalization with femtosecond lasers
NOTE SPECIAL START TIME 4:30 pm
10/4
Ishak-Boushaki
Dr. Manfred Cuntz (UT Arlington) Habitability around Single Stars and in Multiple Stellar Systems
10/11
Kesden
Dr. Bob Doering
(Texas Instruments)
An Inside Perspective on Industrial Physics
10/18
Lee
Dr. Fabiano Rodrigues (UT Dallas) Radar studies of the Earths ionosphere: On recent efforts at UTD’s Center for Space Sciences
10/25
Lumata
Dr. Jian-Xiong Wang
(UT Southwestern)
MRI, Hyperpolarized MRI, and Metabolic MRI
11/1
Malko
Dr. Mikhail Zamkov
(Bowling Green State University)
One-dimensional carrier confinement in “giant” CdS/CdSe excitonic nanoshells
11/8
Kesden
Dr. Ben Jones (UT Arlington) It’s 1 in 1,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000 but it just might work: reaching the ultra-low background regime in neutrino-less double-beta decay
11/17
F. Zhang
Dr. Sami Mitra
(APS Editorial Office – PRL)
Physics Colloquium: Physics after the lab and the desk: Your work in PRL

NOTE SPECIAL DATE, ROOM (Green Hall 2.302), and TIME (3:00 pm)

11/22 FALL BREAK – NO COLLOQUIUM
11/29
Lee
Dr. Lunjin Chen (UT Dallas) Wave-particle interaction in the Earth’s magnetosphere
12/6
Kesden
Dr. Mustafa Amin (Rice) Inflation Ends, Whats next?

Spring 2017 Colloquia
Fall 2016 Colloquia
Spring 2016 Colloquia
Fall 2015 Colloquia
Spring 2015 Colloquia

Fall 2014 Colloquia

Spring 2014 Colloquia