Fall 2015 Semester Colloquia Schedule

Colloquia for the Fall 2015 Semester will take place every Friday in Exploratory Hall, Room L004 from 3:00 to 4:15 pm starting September 4, 2015.

Refreshments will be served.

Date Speaker Affiliation Title and Abstract Link
Sept. 04 Undergraduate Colloquium George Mason University
Sept. 11 Noah Petro NASA Goddard Space Flight Center Revisiting the Apollo 17 Landing Site with New Orbital Data: Fresh Eyes on the Taurus-Littrow Valley
Sept. 18 Timothy Sweeney BTS Software Solution The fastest light ever! Non-linear optics in a superconducting transmon device.
Sept. 25 Peter Brereton United States Naval Academy Spin qubit generation via proton irradiation of silicon carbide
Oct. 2 Mark Stiles National Institute of Standards and Technology Spin Current: the Torque Wrench of Spintronics.
Oct. 9 Tim Strobel Carnegie Institute of Washington Squeezing on Group Fourteen: New Forms of Silicon and Carbon from High Pressure
Oct. 16 Jacob Bortnik University of California, Los Angeles Understanding the coupled inner magnetospheric environment: challenges, opportunities, and future outlook.
Oct. 23 Parag Chitnis George Mason University Listening to Light: Biomedical applications of photoacoustics
Oct. 30 No colloquium
Nov. 6 Ed Van Keuren Georgetown University Multicomponent Nanoparticles
Nov. 13 Pratibha Dev Howard University Unconventional Magnetism in Nitrides, Oxides and Carbon-Based Materials
Nov. 20 Erin Ryan NASA Goddard Space Flight Center Asteroids and Comets: Keys to understanding the early Solar System and Exoplanetary Systems
Nov. 27 Thanksgiving No colloquium
Dec. 4 Laura Ruppalt Naval Research Laboratory Electronic Materials for Naval Applications: Antimonide-based Semiconductors and Phase Change Materials
Dec. 11 No colloquium