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The Rutgers Physics & Astronomy Newsletter       Number F18-11  2018-Nov 12
           Editor: Daniel Friedan        Publisher: Christina Pettola
Contributions should be sent to newsletter@physics or placed in Christina Pettola's mailbox.

                        Department Coffee and Tea
                    Wednesday: Lecture Hall - 10:20am

        Please note that many activities have been cancelled for
        the week of Nov 19 because of the Thanksgiving holiday.


NPS Mon Nov 12 Daniel Cebra, UC Davis
2:00 112W       "The RHIC Beam Energy Scan: Exploring the Phase Diagram of QCD Matter"

CQB Tues Nov 13 Chris Wiggins, Columbia University
12:00 Hill 260       "Just do the best you can: statistical physics approaches to reinforcement learning"

CMS Tues Nov 13 Peter Johnson, Brookhaven National Laboratory
1:30 385E       "Shining a light on High Tc Superconductivity in the Iron Age"

HET Tues Nov 13 Zohar Komargodski, Weizmann Institute of Science
3:00 385E       "Baryons in one-flavor QCD"

SIP Tues Nov 13 David Vanderbilt, Rutgers University
5:00 385E       "Electronic structure theory of topological materials"

COL Wed Nov 14 Timothy Koeth, University of Maryland
10:30 PLH       "The Physicists in the Basement of the High Castle"

IQB Wed Nov 14 Sagar Khare, Rutgers University
12:00 Proteomics Room 120       "Supervised Learning of a Viral Enzyme Substrate Specificity Landscape Using Deep Sequencing and Molecular Simulations"

MPS Thurs Nov 15 Bhargav Narayanan, Rutgers University
12:00 Hill 705       "Coalescence on the real line"

AST Thurs Nov 15 Elena Murchikova, Institute for Advanced Study
1:30 401W       "Detection of Cool Accretion Disk around the Galactic Centre Black Hole Sagittarius A*"

SSPAR Thurs Nov 15 Peter Doze, Rutgers University
7:00 385E       "Optical Conformation of High Signal-to-Noise Planck Cluster Candidates"

*********Partial List of Next Week's Seminars**************

CQB Tues Nov 20 Tomas Gedeon, Montana State University
12:00 Hill 260       TBA

HET Tues Nov 20 Daniel Harlow, MIT
3:00 385E       TBA

SIP Tues Nov 20 Weida Wu, Rutgers University
5:00 385E       "Scanning probe microscopy studies of topological quantum materials"

For the calendar of upcoming colloquia and seminars in the department, visit

      AST=Astrophysics Seminar             LSM=Lab for Surface Modification
      CMS=Condensed Matter Seminar         MPS=Mathematical Physics Seminar
      COL=Colloquium                       NPS=Nuclear Physics Seminar
      CQB=Center for Quantitative Biology  PAER=Physics and Astronomy
      DELTA-P=Developing Educators           Education Research
        and Leaders Among TAs in Physics   SIP=Seminar in Physics
      GAP=Geometry & Physics Seminar       SPS=Society of Physics Students
      HET=High Energy Theory Seminar         Talk Series
      HEX=High Energy Experimental         SSPAR=Student Seminars in Physics
      HON=Honors Seminar                     and Astronomy at Rutgers
      IQB=Institute for Quantitative      

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