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Colloquia - Spring 2022

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Date Speaker Affiliation Title Topic* Host
1/18(T) F2F M. Kim TTU  Intro - PHYS 5101 Student Only    
1/25(T) F2F Thomas Kupfer TTU Progenitors of type Ia supernovae AST M. Kim
2/1(T) Online Joseph Tischler Univ. of Oklahoma Chemically Synthesized Nanocrystals for Infrared Devices CMP M. Kim
2/8(T) F2F Eric Bruning TTU Atmospheric physics in the year of a Nobel for climate science GEO Lee
2/15(T) Online James Laverty Kansas State Univ. Advancing Assessment to Support Instructors and Student Learning PER Thacker
2/22(T) Online Stéphane Berciaud Univ. of Strasbourg, France Exciton Dynamics in Atomically thin heterostructures made from graphene and transition metal dichalcogenides CMP Chatzakis
3/1(T) Online Vashti Sawtelle Michigan State Univ. Designing for Affect Through An Introductory Physics for Life Science Majors Course PER Thacker
3/8(T) F2F Nhan Tran Fermilab Fast machine learning for particles to the cosmos: from sensors to supercomputers HEP Whitbeck
3/15(T) Spring Break - No colloquium
3/22(T) Online Deirdre Shoemaker Univ. of Texas at Austin Brave New World of Numerical Relativity AST Corsi
3/29(T) F2F Shaul Hanany Univ. of Minnesota, Twin Cities Physics from Forthcoming Measurements of the Cosmic Microwave Background AST Owen
4/5(T) F2F Eric Cornell JILA, NIST, Univ. of Colorado Boulder Experimental Efimov physics: Universal behavior in three-body bound states AMO Bucy Lecture
4/12(T) Online Florian Metzler MIT Quantum Engineering for Energy Applications  CMP Duncan
4/19(T) Online Dirk Grupe Morehead State Univ. The Mystery of two X-ray Bright AGN discovered during the ROSAT All-Sky Survey:The stories of WPVS 007 and IC 3599 AST Corsi
4/26(T) F2F Joshua Caldwell Vanderbilt University Strong Coupling and Extreme Anisotropy in Infrared Polaritonic Media CMP Chatzakis
5/3(T) F2F Sachin Sharma TTU Ultrafast Carrier-Dynamics in Graphene CMP Chatzakis

*AST: Astronomy and Astrophysics, BIO: Biophysics, CMP: Condensed Matter Physics, HEP: High Energy Physics, PER: Physics Education Research, QIS: Quantum Information Science, AMO: Atomic Molecular & Optical Physics, GEO: Geosciences

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