Each semester we host a number of academic seminars and events that expand upon and enrich our classroom.
Fall 2014 - Spring 2015 Seminars Seminars begin at 11:20 a.m. in the Meyerhoff Auditorium (101 Ho Science Center). More details will be added to this schedule as they become available throughout the semester.
September 2 - Welcome to Physics & Astronomy and Summer Research Poster Session
September 9 - Summer Research Symposium for Division of Natural Sciences & Mathematics. Representing the Physics & Astronomy Department is Luna Zagorac '16 and Zack Weaver '17
September 16 - Thomas Balonek, Physics & Astronomy Department, "A Universe of Photons"
September 23 - Crystal Bailey, Careers Program Manager, American Physical Society, "Breaking the Myth of the 'Non-Traditional' Physicist: The Real Story about Employment for Physics Graduates"
September 30 - Alexander Papandrew, Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering, University of Tennessee, "Electrolytes in Renewable Energy Storage and Conversion" (joint seminar with Chemistry)
October 7 - Wolfgang Christian, Department of Physics, Davidson College "Building a National Digital Library for Computational Physics Education at All Levels"
October 14 - Fall recess (no seminar scheduled)
October 21 - Cynthia Ebinger, Earth & Environmental Sciences, University of Rochester, "Imaging Beneath and Between Volcanoes in the Galapagos and East Africa"
October 28 - Nathan Lundblad, Department of Physics & Astronomy, Bates College, "Crystals Made of Light: Doing Solid-State Physics with a Gas Near Absolute Zero"
November 4 - Research Opportunities Information Session
November 11 - Journal Club Day
November 18 - Jason Hofgartner, Department of Astronomy, Cornell University, "Titan's Magic Island: Transient Features in a Titan Sea"
December 2 - Miguel Alonso, Institute of Optics, University of Rochester, "Understanding Self-Similar Beams in Terms of Ray: Visible and Hidden Geometry"