2018 Colloquia

  • Laser ablation of copper for microelectronics
    Dr. Jan Kleinert, Electro Scientific Industries, Inc.
    December 4, 2018
  • New Findings in Materials in Extreme Environments
    Prof. Russell J. Hemley, George Washington University
    November 27, 2018
  • Bouncing and Emergent Cosmologies from Hamiltonian Analysis of Asymptotically Safe Quantum Gravity
    Fr. Gabriele Gionti SJ, Vatican Observatory
    November 13, 2018
  • Microstructure design in consumer products
    Dr. Marco Caggioni, Procter & Gamble
    November 6, 2018
  • Planets Around Nearby Stars
    Dr. Paul Butler, Carnegie Institution for Science
    October 30, 2018
  • The physics of self-folding origami
    Prof. Christian Santangelo, UMass Amherst
    October 23, 2018
  • Probing Soft Material Properties at the Nanoscale
    J. Alexander Liddle, Microsystems and Nanotechnology Division, Physical Measurement Laboratory, NIST
    October 16, 2018
  • Fluids that Stiffen and Swim
    Prof. Daniel Blair, Georgetown University
    October 2, 2018
  • Van der Waals heterostructures: fabrication and materials issues
    James Hone, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Columbia University
    April 24, 2018
  • The Application of Low-Temperature Physics to High-Energy Astrophysics
    Dr. Caroline A. Kilbourne from Goddard Space Flight Center, NASA
    April 17, 2018
  • Physics Innovation and Entrepreneurship (PIE)
    Bahram Roughani, Loyola University Maryland
    April 10, 2018
  • Nanostructured Materials for Optoelectronics
    Prof. Paola Barbara, Georgetown University
    April 3, 2018
  • Science Policy & You – What’s going on; Why it matters; What to do
    Mark Elsesser, Office of Public Affairs, American Physical Society
    March 20, 2018
  • What are Time and Space?
    Josh Erlich, William and Mary
    February 27, 2018
  • High speed imaging at and beyond the diffraction limit
    Hari Shroff, National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering, NIH
    February 20, 2018
  • A supersonically expanding Bose-Einstein Condensate: An expanding universe in the lab?
    Dr. Gretchen Campbell, Joint Quantum Institute, University of Maryland
    February 6, 2018
  • Statistical Inference in Biological Systems via Machine Learning
    Chen Zeng, George Washington University
    January 23, 2018
  • The 17 position knob: Tuning interactions with rare earths.
    Paul C. Canfield, Ames Laboratory, Iowa State University
    January 11, 2018