Planned Physics Colloquia

PHYSICS AND RELATED FIELDS
Mondays at 4:00 p.m.
Schwartz Auditorium – Rockefeller Hall
Refreshments 3:30 – 3:50 p.m.

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Fall 2016

August 29:  Adam Cohen, Harvard University
Title:  Bringing Bioelectricity to Light
Host:  Itai Cohen

September 12:  Douglas Stone, Yale University
Title:  Einstein and Quantum Mechanics:  It’s Not What You Think
Host:  Peter Wittich

September 19:  Steve Quake, Stanford University
Title:  Single Cell Genomics
Host:  Katja Nowack

September 26:  Liam McAllister, Cornell University
Title:  The Discrete Character of Physical Law from String Theory to the CMB

October 3:  Itai Cohen, Cornell
Title:  Using a Confocal Rheoscope to Investigate Soft Squishy Materials

October 17:  John Rogers, Northwestern – Parratt Lecture
Title:  Soft, Biocompatible Optoelectronic Interfaces to the Brain
Host:  Itai Cohen

October 24:  Hidenori Takagi, Max-Planck Institute for Solid State Research
Title:  Spin-orbit coupling meets with electron correlations – a guided tour to exotic electronic states of 5d transition metal oxides
Host:  Kyle Shen

October 31:  Carl Haber, LBL
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Host:  Peter Wittich

November 7:  Anette (Peko) Hosoi, MIT – Ralls Lecture
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Host:  Itai Cohen

November 14:  Dimitri Basov, UCSD
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Host:  Kyle Shen

November 21:  Herbert Dreiner, Universität Bonn
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Host:  Csaba Csaki

November 28:  Anton Zeilinger, University of Vienna
Title:  Quantum Communication with Entangled Photons
Host:  David Mermin

 

Spring 2017

January 30: Peter Wittich, Cornell University
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February 6:  Georg Hoffstaetter, Cornell University
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February 13:  Gennady Shvets, Cornell University
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February 27:  Kent Irwin, Stanford University
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Host:  Mike Niemack

March 6:  Vidya Madhavan, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign – Krumhansl Lecture
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Host:  Kyle Shen

March 13:  Mariangela Lisanti, Princeton University
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Host:  Csaba Csaki

March 20:  Natasha Holmes, Cornell University
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April 10: DO NOT FILL; HOLD FOR ASTRONOMY
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April 17: DO NOT FILL; HOLD FOR ASTRONOMY
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April 24:  Justin Khoury, University of Pennsylvania
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Host:  Eanna Flanagan

May 1:  Josh Frieman, Fermilab – The Bethe Lecture
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May 8:  Andy Ruina, Cornell University
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