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
Title TBA
Prof. Cory Dean, Columbia University
Host:
Profs. MacDonald/Shih
18 March 2020
4:00 p.m.
RLM 4.102
SPRING BREAK - NO COLLOQUIUM

25 March 2020
4:00 p.m.
RLM 4.102
George Sudarshan Memorial Lecture: Quantum Optics, What next?
Prof. Jeff Kimble, CalTech
Host:
Profs. Ritchie/Raizen
1 April 2020
4:00 p.m.
RLM 4.102
Title TBA
Prof. Csaba Csaki, Cornell
Host:
Prof. C. Kilic
8 April 2020
4:00 p.m.
RLM 4.102
Title TBA
Prof. Lincoln Carr, Colorado School of Mines
Host:
Prof. Raizen
15 April 2020
4:00 p.m.
RLM 4.102
Title TBA
Prof. Anette Hosoi, MIT
Host:
Prof. El Florin
22 April 2020
4:00 p.m.
RLM 4.102
State of the Art and Art of the Possible in High Power Lasers and Secondary Sources
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
Title TBA
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
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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
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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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