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FALL 2017 Physics Colloquium Schedule

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

  • September 13, 2017
    "Observing Oxygen: What emission from Oxygen tells us about the world"
    Prof. Timothy Cook (University of Massachusetts Lowell, Physics Department)
  • September 20, 2017
    “The Microscopic Anatomy of Neutrinoless Double-Beta Decay Candidates”
    Dr. Benjamin Kay (Argonne National Laboratory)
  • September 27, 2017
    Kennedy College of Sciences Symposium
  • October 11, 2017
    "Gamma-ray Emissions from Thunderstorms: Dark Lightning and Related Phenomena”
    Prof. Joe Dwyer (University of New Hampshire)
  • October 18, 2017
    “MOXIE: The Real-Life "Oxygenator""
    Dr. Michael Hecht (MIT Haystack Observatory)
  • October 25, 2017
    “QBism, The Art of Quantum Theory”
    Prof. Christoper Fuchs (University of Massachusetts Boston)
  • November 8, 2017
    "Leading the Nation's Future in Research and Education through the NSF Engineering Research Centers Program"
    Dr. Carmina Londono (National Science Foundation)
    (Physics Outstanding Alumnus Awardee)
  • November 15, 2017
    "Harnessing Nanomechanical Oscillations for Physics and Biosensing"
    Prof. Kamil Ekinci (Boston University, Mechanical Engineering Department)
  • November 29, 2017
    "Fluctuating Bottleneck Mechanism from Catch-Bonds to Slip-Bonds in Fibrin"
    Prof Valeri Barsegov ((University of Massachusetts Lowell, Chemistry Department)
  • December 13, 2017
    “Unraveling and reprogramming self-assembly using DNA”
    Prof. Benjamin Rogers (Brandeis University)