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Rutgers Physics and Astronomy Colloquia

Colloquium Schedule

Spring 2018

Colloquia are held in the Physics and Astronomy Lecture Hall
at 4:45 P.M. on Wednesday afternoons.

Tea served 4.30pm-4.45pm. 

All welcome!  

Colloquia will begin on Jan 31st. Please contact our administrative assistant Stefanie Miller ( with questions regarding travel arrangements and reimbursements. Questions about the colloquium schedule should be addressed to Prof. John Paul Chou ( Fall 2017 Colloquia
Day  Title Speaker Speaker's Host.
Jan 31
 A Distortion Symmetry-based Approach to Minimum Energy Pathways
Venkatraman Gopalan
(Penn State)
Jak Chakalian
Feb 7

Steve Presse
(Arizona State University)
Alex Morozov
Feb 14

Haw Yang
(Princeton University)
Sang-Hyuk Lee
Feb 21

Charles Doran
(University of Alberta)
Emanuel Diaconescu
Feb 28

Carter Hall
(University of Maryland)
John Paul Chou
Mar 7

Mar 14
No Colloquium: Spring Break

Mar 21
Forging the heaviest elements
(Notre Dame)
Jolie Cizewski
Mar 28

Berndt Mueller
Sevil Salur
Apr 4
Exploring the hydrodynamic limit of many-body quantum systems
Andy Lucas
(Stanford University)
Tom Banks
Apr 11
Exploring quantum thermalization with a magnetic quantum Newton's cradle
Ben Lev
(Stanford University)
Jed Pixley
Apr 14
2017 Henry R. and Gladys V. Irons Lecture
Daniel Whiteson
(UC Irvine)
Jorge Cham
(PhD Comics)
Yuri Gershtein
Apr 18
Eugenia Etkina
Charles Ruggieri
(Rutgers University)

Apr 25

David Charbonneau
(Harvard University)
Saurabh Jha