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  • Colloquium: Dr. Leslie M. Schoop, Princeton University

    Wednesday, December 4, 2019 at 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
    TITLE:  From chemical bonds to high mobility in layered materials ABSTRACT:  In the discipline of chemistry, it is common to have guidelines and heuristics that help to predict how chemical...
    Posted: November 13, 2019 8:59 AM
  • PhD Proposal: Nathan Myers

    Tuesday, December 3, 2019 at 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    ADVISOR: Dr. Sebastian Deffner TITLE: Thermodynamic Supremacy of Quantum Information Engines ABSTRACT: The development of quantum computers, communication systems, and sensors is predicted...
    Posted: November 20, 2019 8:24 AM
  • Colloquium: Dr. Jorn Dunkel , Massachusetts Inst. of Tech

    Wednesday, November 20, 2019 at 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
    TITLE:  Symmetry breaking in active and quantum fluids ABSTRACT:  Active biological fluids, such as bacterial and other microbial suspensions, can exhibit striking symmetry breaking...
    Posted: November 5, 2019 4:20 PM
  • Colloquium: Dr. Kailash Sahu, Space Telescope Science Inst.

    Wednesday, November 13, 2019 at 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
    TITLE:  Study of White Dwarfs and Black Holes through Relativistic Bending of Light ABSTRACT:  In a reprise of the famous 1919 solar eclipse experiment that confirmed Einstein's general...
    Posted: October 28, 2019 11:35 AM
  • Colloquium: Dr. Mikael Witte, UCLA

    Wednesday, November 6, 2019 at 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
    TITLE:  Variability of low clouds and drizzle: a tale of two frameworks ABSTRACT:  Modern microphysics schemes in climate models typically account for subgrid variability by assuming...
    Posted: October 7, 2019 11:15 AM
  • Colloquium: Dr. Sarah Horst, Johns Hopkins University

    Wednesday, October 30, 2019 at 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
    TITLE:  Planets in a bottle: Exploring planetary atmospheres in the lab ABSTRACT:  From exoplanets, with their surprising lack of spectral features, to Titan and its characteristic haze...
    Posted: October 8, 2019 10:29 AM
  • Colloquium: Dr. Jordan Horowitz, Univ. of Michigan

    Wednesday, October 23, 2019 at 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
    TITLE:  Nonequilibrium thermodynamic limits to fluctuations and response ABSTRACT:  Thermodynamics is a remarkably successful theoretical framework, with wide ranging applications across...
    Posted: September 19, 2019 4:11 PM
  • Colloquium: Dr. Murat Keceli, Argonne National Laboratory

    Wednesday, October 16, 2019 at 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
    TITLE:  Computational Physics in the Exascale Era: Opportunities and Challenges ABSTRACT:  The dawn of the exascale era and the machine learning boom provide tremendous opportunities for...
    Posted: September 30, 2019 8:50 AM
  • Colloquium: Dr. Esen Alp, Argonne National Laboratory

    Wednesday, October 9, 2019 at 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
    TITLE:  Synchrotron X-rays and lattice dynamics: Implications in chemistry, geology and physics ABSTRACT:  It’s been almost 45 years since the idea of using a synchrotron source to excite...
    Posted: September 13, 2019 10:56 AM
  • Colloquium: Dr. Kayahan Saritas, ORNL

    Wednesday, October 2, 2019 at 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
    TITLE:  Quantum Monte Carlo from Benchmarking to Understanding Nanoscale Materials  ABSTRACT:  Density Functional Theory (DFT) is currently the most popular method for atomic scale modeling...
    Posted: September 30, 2019 8:32 AM