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The Rutgers Physics & Astronomy Newsletter       Number S17-6  2017-Feb 20
           Editor: Daniel Friedan        Publisher: Stefanie Miller
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                   Department Tea
           Wednesday: Lecture Hall - 4:30pm


NPS Thur Feb 20 Sarah Campbell, Columbia University
10:30 385E      "Using Direct Photons to Shed Light on the Quark Gluon Plasma"

CMS Tues Feb 21 Pankaj Mehta, Boston University 
1:30 385E       "What Can Machine Learning Teach Us About Many-Body Physics?"

HET Tue Feb 21 Mario Martone, University of Cincinnati
3:00 385E      "Understanding the Landscape of N=2 Super-Conformal Field 

Proteomics/IQB Tues Feb 21 Claus A.M. Seidel, Heinrich Heine University, Germany
12:00 CIPR 120  "Quantitative FRET Studies and Integrative Modeling Unravel the 
                  Structure and Dynamics of Biomolecular Systems in Vitro and in 
                  Live Cells"

SIP Tues Feb 21 John Paul Chou, Rutgers University
5:00 385E        "New Physics at the LHC"

COL Wed Feb 22 Madhav Mani, Northwestern University
4:45 PLH       "The Role of Mechanics and Mechanical Feedback in Sculpting 
                Multicellular Systems"

Proteomics/IQB Wed Feb 22 Charles Dismukes, Rutgers University
12:00 CIPR 120  "The Chemical Mechanism of Photosynthetic Water Oxidation & Why 
                  We Need to Know"

LSM Thur Feb 23 Matthew Doty, University of Delaware
12:00 Chem 260  "Molecular Engineering with Solid State Quantum Dots: Laying a 
                  Foundation for Scalable Quantum Photonics and Spintronics"

AST Thur Feb 23 Jia Liu, Princeton University
1:30 401W       "Weak Lensing in the Nonlinear Regime"

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

HEX Mon Feb 27 Nhan Tran, Fermilab
4:30 385E      "A Dijets Renaissance and the Light Dark Matter Connection"

HET Tue Feb 28  Joshua Berger, Wisconsin
3:00 385E       TBA

SIP Tues Feb 28 Gabi Kotliar, Rutgers University
5:00 385E       "The Challenge of High Temperature Superconductivity and the 
                  Dawn of the Material Design Era"

Proteomics/IQB Wed Mar 1  Jon Clardy, Harvard University
12:00 CABM 010  "Chemical Ecology and Drug Discovery"

COL Wed Mar 1 Stefan Frauendorf, Notre Dame
4:45 PLH      "Quantal Rotation: Molecules and Nuclei"

AST Thur Mar 2  Keith Hawkins, Columbia University
1:30 401W       "Galactic Archaeology with Spectroscopy and Gaia"

LSM Thurs Mar 2 Lynn Loo, Princeton University
12:00 Chem 260  "Small Molecules for Large-Area Applications"

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

      MPS=Mathematical Physics Seminar   LSM=Lab for Surface Modification
      NPS=Nuclear Physics Seminar        HEX=High Energy Experimental
      AST=Astrophysics Seminar           SSS=Surface Science Seminar
      INS=Instructional Seminar          CMS=Condensed Matter Seminar
      SIP=Seminar in Physics             SPS=Society of Physics Students
      HET=High Energy Theory             COL=Colloquium
      MSS=Materials Science Seminar      HON=Honors Seminar
      BPS=Biological Physics Seminar     SSPAR=Student Seminars in Physics
      DELTA-P=Developing Educators         and Astronomy at Rutgers
        and Leaders Among TAs in Physics
      RAS=Rutgers Astronomical Society

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