Spring 2016 Physics Colloquium Schedule

3:30 p.m. - Refreshments, Olney 143

  • January 27, 2016
    "Low-Power Millimeter-Wave Interactions with Live Cells & Tissues: Some Findings and Applications from In-vitro Cell Cultures, Cortical Slices, Leech Neuronal Ganglia, Xenopus Oocytes & Live Rats"
    Prof. Peter Siegel (California Institute of Technology)
  • February 10, 2016
    “Quantum Entanglement and the Geometry of Spacetime”
    Prof. Matthew Headrick (Brandeis University)
  • February 17, 2016
    "Beyond Conventional Radiation Therapy - Robotic Systems in Action"
    Dr. Ivan Buzurovic (Harvard Medical School)
  • February 24, 2016
    “Less is More: Extreme Optics with Zero Refractive Index”
    Prof. Eric Mazur (Harvard University)
  • March 9, 2016
    “Quantitative Imaging, Micro-rheology and 3D Tumor Models to inform Biophysics-based Therapeutic Strategies for Pancreatic Cancer”
    Prof. Jonathan Celli (University of Massachusetts Boston)
  • March 23, 2016
    “Multiple Timescale Analysis of Dynamical Evolution near Two Coalescing Eigenvalues”
    Prof. Savannah S. Garmon (Osaka Prefecture University)
  • March 30, 2016
    “Exploration of the Nuclear Universe”
    Prof. Michael Thoennessen (Michigan State University)
  • April 13, 2016
    “Blue Energy and (other) Sustainable Heat-to-power Conversion”
    Prof. Rene' van Roij (Utrecht University, The Netherlands)
  • April 20, 2016
    “NASA Astrophysics: Present and Future”
    Dr. Dan Evans (Astrophysics Division, Science Mission Directorate, NASA)