Physics Colloquia are held each Wednesday beginning at 4:00pm in the
John A. Wheeler Lecture Hall (RLM 4.102) unless otherwise noted

Colloquia, Spring 2017 Semester
25 January 2017
4:00 p.m.
RLM 4.102
How Texas Canceled Physics Twice and How it then Came Back
Prof. Michael Marder, UT
Host:
Prof. Lang
1 February 2017
4:00 p.m.
RLM 4.102
Teaching Physics
Prof. Ken Heller, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
Host:
Prof. Lang
8 February 2017
4:00 p.m.
RLM 4.102
Searches for Dark Matter
Prof. Rupak Mahapatra, Texas A&M
Host:
Prof. Lang
15 February 2017
4:00 p.m.
RLM 4.102
Open
Open
Host:
-
22 February 2017
4:00 p.m.
RLM 4.102
Quantum supremacy: checking a quantum computer with a classical supercomputer
Prof. John Martinis, UC Santa Barbara
Host:
Prof. Shih
1 March 2017
4:00 p.m.
RLM 4.102
Flight of the Fruit Fly
Prof. Itai Cohen, Physics Department, Cornell University
Host:
Prof. Swinney
8 March 2017
4:00 p.m.
RLM 4.102
The Restoration of Early Sound Recordings using Optical Metrology and Image Analysis
Dr. Carl Haber, LBNL
Host:
Prof. Lang
15 March 2017
Spring Break
No Colloquium Today
22 March 2017
4:00 p.m.
RLM 4.102
Open
Open
Host:
-
29 March 2017
4:00 p.m.
RLM 4.102
"New Physics Gets a Boost: Jet Substructure at the Large Hadron Collider"
Prof. Jesse Thaler, MIT
Host:
Prof. Can Kilic
5 April 2017
4:00 p.m.
RLM 4.102
The Matter-Anti-matter Asymmetry of the Universe: Why is there something, rather than nothing?
Prof. David Nygren, University of Texas at Arlington
Host:
Prof. Lang
12 April 2017
4:00 p.m.
RLM 4.102
Quantum coherence in 'hot' matter
Prof. Andrew Potter, UT-Austin
Host:
Prof. Ritchie
19 April 2017
4:00 p.m.
RLM 4.102
Open
Open
Host:
-
26 April 2017
4:00 p.m.
RLM 4.102
Using Stable Isotopes to Solve Global Malnutrition
Prof. Steve Abrams, Dell Medical School, UT
Host:
Prof. Raizen
3 May 2017
4:00 p.m.
RLM 4.102
Creating a Star on Earth: Status of Ignition Experiments at the NIF
Dr. Tammy Ma, Lawrence Livermore National Lab
Host:
Prof. Ritchie
Colloquia, Fall 2017 Semester
30 August 2017
4:00 p.m.
RLM 4.102
Title TBA
TBA
Host:
Prof. J. Ritchie
6 September 2017
4:00 p.m.
RLM 4.102
Title TBA
Prof. Andrea Alý, UT Austin
Host:
Prof. M. Raizen
13 September 2017
4:00 p.m.
RLM 4.102
Title TBA
TBA
Host:
Prof. J. Ritchie
14 September 2017
12:30 p.m.
RLM TBA
Special Colloquium and Complex Quantum Systems seminar
Prof. Ernst Rasel
Host:
Prof. M. Raizen
20 September 2017
4:00 p.m.
RLM 4.102
Title TBA
TBA
Host:
Prof. J. Ritchie
27 September 2017
4:00 p.m.
RLM 4.102
Title TBA
TBA
Host:
Prof. J. Ritchie
4 October 2017
4:00 p.m.
RLM 4.102
Title TBA
TBA
Host:
Prof. J. Ritchie
29 November 2017
4:00 p.m.
RLM 4.102
Title TBA
Dr. Joseph Stroscio, NIST
Host:
Prof. K. Shih