Colloquium Schedule – Spring 2019

Date Spring 2019 – Colloquium Information
Feb. 6, 2019 Title:Time-Reversal Symmetry and its Applications to Waveform Shaping and System Protection
Dr. Tsampikos Kottos, Wesleyan University
Feb. 13, 2019 Title:Illuminating links between ocean water clarity and the atmosphere, with implications for the Earth System
Dr. Grace Kim, NASA
Feb. 20, 2019 Canceled
Feb. 27, 2019 Title:Nonequilibrium Statistical Mechanics and Climate Variability
Dr. Jeffrey Weiss, University of Colorado
Mar. 6, 2019 Title:Quantum dots in a photonic architecture
Dr. Daniel Gammon, Naval Research Laboratory
Mar. 13, 2019 Title:Designing next generation computational microscopes with statistical mechanics and artificial intelligence
Dr. Pratyush Tiwary, College Park
Mar. 20, 2019 No Colloquium – Spring Break
Mar, 27, 2019 Title: Recent progress in electronic structure quantum Monte Carlo: spins as quantum

variables and many-body effects in systems with spin-orbit interactions

Dr. Lubos Mitas, North Carolina State University

Apr. 3, 2019 Title:Generalized thermalization in integrable lattice systems
Dr. Marcos Rigol, Penn State University
Apr. 10, 2019 Title: Aspects of Time in Physics
Dr. Don Page, University of Alberta
Apr. 17, 2019 Title: From Stars to Planets: The Physics and Chemistry of Complex Carbon in the Interstellar Medium
Dr. Brett McGuire, National Radio Astronomy Observatory
Apr. 24, 2019 Title: Cosmic Energetic Particles
Dr.Tonia Venters, NASA
May 1, 2019 Title:Physics and Application of Mesoscopic Optics
Dr.Hui Cao, Yale University
May 8, 2019 Title: Computer power and its impact in current theoretical research in materials
Dr. Fernando Roboredo,Oak Ridge National Laboratory