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FALL 2016 Physics Colloquium Schedule

4 p.m. - Ball 214
3:30 p.m. - Refreshments, Olney 143

  • September 14, 2016
    "Confocal Microscopy-guided Non-invasive Diagnosis of Skin Cancers: Latest Clinical Advances"
    Dr. Milind Rajadhyaksha (Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center)
  • September 21, 2016
    “The Weird Chemistry of Globular Clusters - Nuclear Physics to the Rescue?”
    Prof. Arthur Champagne (University of North Carolina)
  • September 28, 2016
    "Simulating the Ionosphere, one electron at a time"
    Prof. Meers Oppenheim (Boston University)
  • October 12, 2016
    “Imaging Protoplanetary Disks with the Hubble Space Telescope”
    Dr. Karl Stapelfeldt (Jet Propulsion Laboratory, NASA)
  • October 19, 2016
    “The Future of Nuclear Power”
    Dr. Desmond Chan (Bechtel Corporation)
  • October 26, 2016
    “Flexibility and Form: Pattern Formation in Thin Sheets”
    Prof. Narayanan Menon (University of Massachusetts Amherst)
  • November 9, 2016
    “Search for the Electric Dipole Moment of Radium-225”
    Dr. Peter Mueller (Argonne National Laboratory)
  • November 16, 2016
    “Climate Change and a Path to Clean Energy”
    Dr. Steven Chu (Stanford University)
  • November 30, 2016
    “Direct Detection of Gravitational Waves: A New Field of Astronomy and Astrophysics”
    Prof. Rainer Weiss (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)