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 2020 Semester
22 January 2020
4:00 p.m.
RLM 4.102
No Colloquium
No Colloquium
Host:
29 January 2020
4:00 p.m.
RLM 4.102
AI In the Sky: The Promise and Peril for the use of Artificial Intelligence in Cosmology and Society
Dr. Brian Nord, Fermilab
Host:
Prof. K. Freese
5 February 2020
4:00 p.m.
RLM 4.102
Ceremony Honoring Allan MacDonald, 2020 Wolf Prize in Physics.
Host:
Prof. Ritchie
12 February 2020
4:00 p.m.
RLM 4.102
Past, present, and future climate change impacts on Texas water: Science and policy
Prof. Jay Banner, Jackson School of Geosciences
Host:
Bea Tapia Oregui
19 February 2020
4:00 p.m.
RLM 4.102
From Dirac equation to topological materials and quantum transport
Prof. Liang Fu, MIT
Host:
Prof. MacDonald
26 February 2020
4:00 p.m.
RLM 4.102
Can Calcium Isotopes Detect Cancer?
Prof. Ariel Anbar, Arizona State University
Host:
Prof. Raizen
4 March 2020
4:00 p.m.
RLM 4.102
From Quantum to Classical: Schrödinger Cats, Entanglement, and Decoherence
Prof. Luiz Davidovich, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro
Host:
Prof. Raizen
11 March 2020
4:00 p.m.
RLM 4.102
CANCELLED
CANCELLED
Host:
CANCELLED
18 March 2020
4:00 p.m.
RLM 4.102
SPRING BREAK - NO COLLOQUIUM

25 March 2020
4:00 p.m.
RLM 4.102
CANCELLED George Sudarshan Memorial Lecture: Quantum Optics, What next?
CANCELLED Prof. Jeff Kimble, CalTech
Host:
Profs. Ritchie/Raizen
1 April 2020
4:00 p.m.
RLM 4.102
CANCELLED
CANCELLED Prof. Csaba Csaki, Cornell
Host:
Prof. C. Kilic
8 April 2020
4:00 p.m.
RLM 4.102
CANCELLED Climate Change: Our Fingerprints and What We Can Do About It
CANCELLED Prof. Ray Orbach, UT-Austin
Host:
Prof. Lang
15 April 2020
4:00 p.m.
RLM 4.102
CANCELLED
CANCELLED Prof. Anette Hosoi, MIT
Host:
Prof. El Florin
22 April 2020
4:00 p.m.
RLM 4.102
CANCELLED State of the Art and Art of the Possible in High Power Lasers and Secondary Sources
CANCELLED Craig Siders, Senior Scientist for Mission Analysis, DoD Technologies Program, NIF & Photon Science, Lawrence Livermore National Lab
Host:
Prof. Downer
29 April 2020
4:00 p.m.
RLM 4.102
CANCELLED
CANCELLED Prof. Amir Yacoby
Host:
Dean Goldbart
6 May 2020
4:00 p.m.
RLM 4.102
Title TBA
Alec Talin, Sandia National Laboratories
Host:
Prof. Demkov
Colloquia, Fall 2020 Semester
2 September 2020
4:00 p.m.
RLM 4.102
Vacant
Vacant
Host:
9 September 2020
4:00 p.m.
RLM 4.102
Vacant
Vacant
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16 September 2020
4:00 p.m.
RLM 4.102
Vacant
Vacant
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23 September 2020
4:00 p.m.
RLM 4.102
Vacant
Vacant
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30 September 2020
4:00 p.m.
RLM 4.102
Vacant
Vacant
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7 October 2020
4:00 p.m.
RLM 4.102
Vacant
Vacant
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14 October 2020
4:00 p.m.
RLM 4.102
Vacant
Vacant
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21 October 2020
4:00 p.m.
RLM 4.102
Vacant
Vacant
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28 October 2020
4:00 p.m.
RLM 4.102
Vacant
Vacant
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4 November 2020
4:00 p.m.
RLM 4.102
Vacant
Vacant
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11 November 2020
4:00 p.m.
RLM 4.102
Vacant
Vacant
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18 November 2020
4:00 p.m.
RLM 4.102
Vacant
Vacant
Host:
25 November 2020
4:00 p.m.
RLM 4.102
No Colloquium - Thanksgiving Holiday
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2 December 2020
4:00 p.m.
RLM 4.102
Vacant
Vacant
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