Colloquium Schedule – Fall 2014

Date Fall 2014 – Colloquium Information
Sept. 10, 2014 Statistical Mechanics of Money, Income, Debt, and Energy Consumption
Prof. Victor Yakovenko, UMCP
Sept. 17, 2014 Engineered Nanostructures for Plasmonics-Based Spectroscopy
Prof. Oded Rabin, UMCP
Sept. 24, 2014 Driving Commercial Applications and Exploring Scientific Questions with Reactive Multilayer Foils
Prof. Tim Weihs, Johns Hopkins University
Oct. 1, 2014 Schrödinger’s Rainbow: The Renaissance in Quantum Optical Interferometry
Prof. Jonathan Dowling, Louisiana State University
Oct. 8, 2014 What More Do I Need Besides Grades, Test Scores & The Right Courses For Success in a STEM Field?
Prof. William E. Sedlacek, UMCP
Oct. 15, 2014 Decoherence of a non-equilibrium spin qubit
Prof. Xuedong Hu, University at Buffalo
Oct. 22, 2014 High-throughput computational design of photo-active materials
James P. Lewis, WVU
Oct. 29, 2014 Light Management in Colloidal Quantum Dot Photovoltaics
Prof. Susanna Thon, JHU
Nov. 5, 2014 CALIPSO Cloud, Ocean and Land Measurements
Prof. Yongxiang Hu, NASA Langley
Nov. 12, 2014 Neutral and Ion Mass Spectrometers for the LADEE and MAVEN Missions
Mehdi Benna, NASA Goddard
Nov. 19, 2014 “Black Hole Caught Red-Handed in Stellar Homicide”
Prof. Suvi Gezari , UMD
Nov. 26, 2014 Thanksgiving Break
Dec. 3, 2014 Tidal heating and the interior structure of the Moon
Prof. Sander Goossens, CRESST/UMBC/NASA GSFC