(aimed at first-year graduate students and advanced undergraduates but open to all)
Wednesdays 9:30-10:20 in COB1 322 (Willow Room)
Sept 6: Venkattraman Ayyaswamy. The exciting future of microplasmas: Role of computations
Sept 13: Ajay Gopinathan, theoretical biophysics
Sept 20: none.
Sept 27: Bin Liu, experimental biophysics. "Shape up to run — how bacterial motilities impact selective cellular morphologies."
Sept 29 colloquium is Roland Winston (experimental solar energy)
Oct 4: Jay Sharping, experimental condensed matter. "The dynamical Casimir effect and a tabletop system for generation and detection of gravitational radiation."
Oct 11: Chih-Chun Chien, theoretical AMO
Oct 18: Linda Hirst, experimental soft matter
Oct 20 colloquium is Jing Xu (experimental biophysics)
Oct 25: Dustin Kleckner, experimental soft matter. "Geometry and Topology in Soft Matter and Fluids."
Nov 1: Sayantani Ghosh, experimental condensed matter
Nov 8: Lin Tian, "From nanoscale devices to quantum information processing: a fast-growing research line."
Nov 15: Michael Scheibner, experimental condensed matter
Nov 22 is a non-instructional day.
Nov 29: cancelled.
Dec 6: Sarah Kurtz, experimental solar energy. "A New Era for Renewable Energy: Research Opportunities."
Dec 13: Kevin Mitchell, theoretical AMO / nonlinear dynamics. Different room: SE1 390.