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  • Colloquium: Dr. C. Henry Yang, University of New South Wales

    Off Campus: via WEBEX
    Wednesday, March 3, 2021 at 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM
    TITLE:    Quantum computing with Silicon MOS spin qubits ABSTRACT:  Spin qubits in silicon are excellent candidates for scalable quantum computers [1] due to their long coherence times...
  • Colloquium: Dr. Mark Zelinka, Lawrence Livermore Nat. Labor

    Off Campus: via WEBEX
    Wednesday, February 24, 2021 at 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM
    TITLE:    Global warming is larger in the latest climate models than in their predecessors. Do we trust them? ABSTRACT:  How much will Earth warm in response to increased...
  • CNMS Spotlight Virtual Event

    A conversation with Dean LaCourse and Assoc. Dean Wayman '99
    Friday, February 19, 2021 at 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
    Join fellow Retrievers Friday, February 19 for an inside look at the College of Natural and Mathematical Sciences in the current landscape. Annica Wayman ’99, M6, associate dean for Shady Grove...
  • Colloquium: Dr. Mehmet Cengiz Onbasli, Koc University

    Off Campus: via WEBEX
    Wednesday, February 17, 2021 at 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM
    TITLE:    Controlling magnetism using epitaxial strain, laser or magnetic field pulses ABSTRACT:  Thin film insulating magnetic iron garnets enable new fundamental physics for...
  • Colloquium: Dr. Xia Li, University of Utah

    Off Campus: via WEBEX
    Wednesday, February 10, 2021 at 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM
    TITLE:    Effects of Wintertime Arctic Sea Ice Leads on Low-level Clouds ABSTRACT:  Sea ice leads (quasi-linear cracks or openings within the polar ice pack that are open water...
  • Colloquium: Dr. David Tomanek, Michigan State University

    Off Campus: via ZOOM
    Wednesday, February 3, 2021 at 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM
    TITLE:    The White Magic of 2D Nanostructures ABSTRACT:  Like in a magic trick, atomically thin layers of specific materials can be mixed and stacked in a well-defined way. Due...
  • Colloquium: Dr. Joseph Bennett,UMBC Chemistry & Biochemistry

    Off Campus: via Webex
    Wednesday, December 9, 2020 at 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM
    TITLE:    “Atomistic Insights into Safer Water, Cleaner Energy, and New Materials from Density Functional Theory” ABSTRACT:  Key to improving human health, enabling cleaner energy, and...
  • Colloquium: Dr. Prinhea Narang, Harvard University

    Off Campus: via Webex
    Wednesday, December 2, 2020 at 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM
    TITLE:    An Ab Initio Approach to Predicting and Controlling Quantum Systems  ABSTRACT:  The physics of quantum matter is rich with spectacular excited-state and nonequilibrium effects,...
  • PhD Proposal: Mumin Abdulahi

    Monday, November 30, 2020 at 2:00 PM – 4:30 PM
    ADVISOR: Dr. Belay Demoz TITLE: Diurnal and Seasonal Variation of Vegetation Reflectance and Indices: Physically-based Modeling Analysis and Implication for Multisource Application ABSTRACT:...
  • PhD Defense: Hari Lamsal

    Friday, November 20, 2020 at 2:00 PM – 4:30 PM
    ADVISOR: Dr. Todd Pittman TITLE: Ultralow-power nonlinear optics using optical nanofibers in metastable xenon ABSTRACT: Nonlinear optics (NLO) is a very broad field with applications ranging...