Seminars and Lectures

Spring 2023, 4:25pm, 221 Kreger Hall, unless otherwise noted

If you would like to receive a weekly email notification reminder to the Department of Physics seminars, please email Mandy Pettit.

Jan 25—No Seminar, First Week of Class

Feb 1—Undergraduate Research Presentations

Grant Brown, Physics Major & Reese Tyra, Physics & Music Performance Double Major

"In the Nanoworld, Noise Helps! Developing a Directionally Arbitrary Nano Ratchet"

Morgan Davies, Physics & Chemistry Double Major

"Rovibrationally Resolved Lifetime of the 6sSg(v=40,J) State of Molecular Sodium"

Feb 8—Evgeny Mikheev, University of Cincinnati

"Quantum Point Contacts in an Oxide Superconductor SrTiO3"

Feb 15—Thomas O'Sullivan, University of Notre Dame

"Seeing More with Less: Enabling the Future of Deep Tissue Diffuse Optical Spectroscopy"

Feb 22—No Seminar

Join us for Student-Faculty Game Night!

Mar 1—No Seminar

Mar 8—Doerte Blume, University of Oklahoma

"Wave Guide Quantum Electrodynamics: Collective Behaviors of Two-Level Emitters Coupled to a Non-Linear Bath"

Mar 9—Benson Lecture: Christopher Jarzynski, University of Maryland, 319 Kreger Hall

"Scaling Down the Laws of Thermodynamics"

Mar 15—No Seminar

Mar 22—No Seminar, Spring Break

Mar 29—Priest Lecture: Robert "Doc" Brown, Case Western Reserve University, Shriver Center, John E. Dolibois Room

"From Elementary Particle Physics to Helping Save Lives and Teach Better"
Alternatively, "Bob Dylan, Sheldon Cooper, Radiation Zeros, FormerSstudents, our Big Green Book, Teaching in "Cycles", Malaria, Flashcards, RF Startup Company, Met Operas...Oh My!"

Apr 5—Nathan Lundblad, Bates College

"Studying Ultracold Bubbles in Orbital Microgravity with the NASA Cold Atom Laboratory"

Apr 12—No Seminar

Apr 19—Vincent Billock, Senior Research Scientist, Leidos, Inc. & Naval Areospace Medical Research Laboratory


Apr 26—Sophia Economou (tent.), Virginia Tech


May 3—No Seminar, Awards Presentation