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Colloquium Schedule – Spring 2015

Date Spring 2015 – Colloquium Information
Feb. 4, 2015 Title: Superfluid atom circuits
Dr. Stephen Eckel, NIST/JQI
Feb. 11, 2015 Title: The Evolution of Intro Physics at the University of Illinois
Prof. Mats Selen, University of Illinois
Feb. 18, 2015 Title: Atmospheric Physics: An overview of the atmosphere for physicists
Prof. Lynn Sparling, UMBC
Feb. 25, 2015 Title: Employing the physics of water diffusion in brain disorders
Prof. Peter Kochunov, University Maryland School of Medicine
Mar. 4, 2015 Title: Precision small mass and force metrology from the macroscale to single photon limits
Prof. Gordon Shaw, NIST
Mar. 11, 2015 Title: Coupling semiconductor spins: from exchange to photons
Prof. Jake Taylor
Mar. 18, 2015 No Seminar – Spring Break
Mar. 25, 2015 Title: Satellite Ocean Color Remote Sensing: VIIRS Ocean Color Products
Prof. Menghua Wang, NOAA/NESDIS/STAR
Apr. 1, 2015 Title: Gold Nanocrystals: Single Particle Catalysis, Energy Transfer
and Superlattice Dynamics
Prof. Paul Mulvaney, FAA FRSC
Apr. 8, 2015 Title: DSCOVR Earth Science Observations
Prof. Alexander Marshak, NASA/GSFC
Apr. 15, 2015 Title: Bottom-up superconducting-semiconductor quantum devices: from qubits to particle detectors
Prof. Charles Tahan, LPS
Apr. 22, 2015 Title: A Planetary Perspective on Aerosols & Climate
Prof. Ralph Kahn (NASA/ GSFC)
Apr. 29, 2015 2015 Joseph F. Mulligan Memorial Lecture
Title: M. Carey Lea, the Father of Mechanochemistry
Prof. Laszlo Takacs, Department of Physics, UMBC
May 6, 2015 Title: Building a quantum computer using silicon quantum dots
Prof. Susan Coppersmith, University of Wisconsin-Madison