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The Rutgers Physics & Astronomy Newsletter       Number S17-11  2017-Mar 27
           Editor: Daniel Friedan        Publisher: Stefanie Miller
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Social Events:

             Department Tea
         Wednesday: Lecture Hall-4:30pm

Professor Sevil Salur is the American Physical Society's Woman Physicist 
of the month for March 2017.  More information at: 


Proteomics/IQB Mon Mar 27 Arek Kulczyk, Harvard University
3:00 CIPR 120   "Single Molecule Studies of the Replisome Structure and 

HET Tues Mar 28 Clay Cordova, Institute for Advanced Study 
3:00 401W       TBA

SIP Tues Mar 28 Jed Pixley, University of Maryland 
5:00 385E       "Quantum Phase Transitions in Correlated Materials and Ultra       
                  Cold Atoms"

Proteomics/IQB Wed Mar 29 Antonina Mitrofanova, Rutgers University
12:00 CIPR 120  "Systems Biology Approaches to Elucidate Mechanisms of Drug 
                 Resistance in Prostate Cancer"

COL Wed Mar 29 Waseem Bakr, Princeton University 
4:45 PLH      "Microscopy of Atomic Fermi-Hubbard Systems in New Regimes"

LSM Tues Mar 30 Lars Gundlach, University of Delaware
12:00 Chem 260  "Ultrafast Probe of Charge Carrier Dynamics in Single Nanowires"

AST Thur Mar 30 Anthony Pullen, New York University
1:30 401W       "Enhancing Cosmic Probes of Gravity with Weak Lensing"

HON Thur Mar 30 Senior Honors Presentations
1:40 385E Daram Ramdin
           "Surface Preparation of Multiferroic Materials for Scanning Probe  
          Xinyuan Lai
           "Stain Effect over Charge Density Wave Transition in 1T-TaS2 Thin 
          Rostyslav Ersteniuk
           "Search for Vector-Like Quark Pair Production with Higgs Bosons in  
            the Final State"

HON Fri Mar 31 Senior Honors Presentations
1:40 385E Alexis Clavijo
           "Dry Transfer of CVD Grown Graphene"       
          Vedant Sachdeva
           "Linking Restricted Boltzmann Machines to the Generalized Hopfield 
             Model for Pattern Recognition"       
          Xiaofei Yu
           "Magnetic g Factor and Selection Rules for B(M1) Transitions in 
             Nuclear Shell Model"
          Leandro Fosque
           "Singularities in Physics: "The good, the bad, and the ugly”" 

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

HON Mon Apr 3 Senior Honors Presentations
3:20 385E Jennifer Coulter
           "Epitaxial Strain Effects on Perovskite CaFeO3 From First Principles"  
          Michael McNulty
           "Development of Singularities in the Skyrme Model"    
          Daniel Hertz-Kintish
           "Search for the Type III Seesaw Mechanism with Multilepton Final 
          Matt Rutala
           "Proper Motion of Three Bow Shocks Driven by Ejecta Knots in SN1006"  
          Robert Fonti
           "Antineutrino Electron Scattering within Minerva" 

CMS Tues Apr 4 Izumi Iwasa, Kanagawa University
1:30 385E       "Ultrasound Attenuation and Dislocation Vibrations"

HON Mon Apr 4 Senior Honors Presentations
3:20 385E Wan Lin
          "Time of Flight Study of the Silicon Hodoscopes at the MUSE 
          Jiaoyue Yuan
          "Using Light Emitted by Hydrogen to Discover and Study Galaxies 2 
           Billion Years After the Big Bang" 
          Waleed Qawasmi
          "Three-Dimensional Modeling of Gas Dynamics in Star-Forming Galaxies"        
          Renna Yi
          "Periodicity, Chaos, and Ergodicity in the Discrete Logistic Map"        

Proteomics/IQB Wed Apr 5 Hung Do, Amicus Therapeutics
12:00 CIPR 120   "Extreme Personalized Medicine- Novel and Effective Approach  
                   for Treating Lysosomal Storage Disorders"

COL Wed Apr 5 Steve Pollock, University of Colorado at Boulder 
4:45 PLH       "A Research-Validated Approach to Transforming Upper-Division 
                 Physics Courses"

LSM Thur Apr 6 Judy Cha, Yale University  
12:00 Chem 260   "Phase Transformations of Nanoscale Systems Using in situ TEM"

AST Thur Apr 6 Lauren Anderson, Simons CCA 
1:30 401W        TBA

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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