Spring 2021

Until further notice, colloquia will be held online from 3:30 – 4:30 pm on Wednesdays.  For zoom information refer to the talk abstract.


All welcome!



Jan 27

SPARC and the High Magnetic Field Path to Fusion Energy

Martin Greenwald (MIT Plasma Science and Fusion Center) Piers Coleman

Feb 3

 Short Range Correlations in Nucleii   (It takes two to dance).

 Eliezer Piasetzky (Tel Aviv University)

 Larry Zamick

Feb 10

Progress and Prospects for the Second Quantum Revolution Steve Girvin (Yale U. )  SriVatsan Chakram  Sundar

Feb 17

Chiral spintronics: non collinear spin textures with application to Racetrack Memory Stuart Parkin (Max Planck, Halle)

 Sang Cheong

Feb 24

Hubbard model physics in moire materials

 Kin Fei Mak (Cornell U.)  Eva Andrei

Mar 3

 Is new physics lurking inside living matter?  Paul Davies (Arizona State U, Tempe)

 Piers Coleman

Mar 10

Dissecting the Cosmic Web with Fast Radio Bursts  J. Xavier Prochaska (U.C. Santa Cruz)   Chuck Keeton

March 17

Spring Recess (no colloquium)    

Mar 24

 Rare isotopes unveil a new era in nuclear science

Rituparna Kanungo (St Mary's U.)

 Jolie Cizewski

Mar 31

Exploring the stellar graveyard with gravitational waves. Laura Candonati (Georgia Tech)  Andrew Mastbaum

Apr 7

Non-equilibrium matter through the prism of quantum entanglement.  Dmitri Abanin (U. Geneva)  Natan Andrei

Apr 14

 TBA  Sarah Burke-Spolaor (W. Virginia)  Chuck Keeton

Apr 21

Supporting Variation in Students’ Needs, Abilities and Interests in Postsecondary STEM Courses

*also PAER seminar

Jacki Chini (U. Central Florida)  Geraldine Cochran

Apr 28

 TBA  Risa Wechsler (Stanford U. )    Chuck Keeton

Please contact our administrative assistant Lisa Rivera (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) with questions regarding travel arrangements and reimbursements. Questions about the colloquium schedule should be addressed to Prof. Piers Coleman.



Fall 2020 Colloquium

Spring 2020 Colloquium

Spring 2018 Colloquium

Fall 2017 Colloquium

Spring 2017 Colloquium

Fall 2016 Colloquium

Spring 2016 Colloquium

Fall 2014 Colloquium