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  1. Prof. Keith Horne, University of St. Andrews, Prof. Keith Horne, University of St. Andrews, "Echo Tomography of Black Hole Accretion Flows in Active Galactic Nuclei", Special Astronomy Seminar2:00pm 7/26
  2. Dissertation Defense, Niraj Ghimire- Density Matrix Renormalization Group studies of interacting dipoles in a zigzag chain- Ph. D. defense Dissertation Defense, Niraj Ghimire- Density Matrix Renormalization Group studies of interacting dipoles in a zigzag chain- Ph. D. defense11:00am 6/26
  3. Dr. Ryan C. Hickox,  Department of Physics and Astronomy, Dartmouth College, Dr. Ryan C. Hickox, Department of Physics and Astronomy, Dartmouth College, "Black Holes Near and Far: Environments and Evolution of Active Galactic Nuclei ", Sigma Pi Sigma Colloquium4:00pm 5/3
  4. Dr. Jim Zickefoose, Senior Research Scientist, Mirion Technologies, Dr. Jim Zickefoose, Senior Research Scientist, Mirion Technologies, "Applying a physics degree to positions in industry", Graduate Student Seminar12:15pm 5/3
  5. Atomic, Molecular, and Optical Physics Seminar Atomic, Molecular, and Optical Physics Seminar2:15pm 5/2
  6. Astronomy Seminar Astronomy Seminar12:15pm 5/1
  7. Prof. Gerald Dunne, Department of Physics, University of Connecticut, Prof. Gerald Dunne, Department of Physics, University of Connecticut, "Resurgent Extrapolation: Squeezing Non-Perturbative Information from Perturbation Theory", Particle, Astrophysics, and Nuclear Physics Seminar2:00pm 4/29
  8. Prof. Tracy Webb, Department of Physics, McGill University, Prof. Tracy Webb, Department of Physics, McGill University, "The Growth of the Most Massive Galaxies in the Highest Density Regions: Evidence for In-Situ Star Formation in Brightest Cluster Galaxies", Physics Colloquium (Prof. Tracy Webb, McGill)3:30pm 4/26
  9. Dr. Drew Chieda, ASML, Dr. Drew Chieda, ASML, "Physics Ph.D.'s in Private Sector Careers", Graduate Student Seminar12:15pm 4/26
  10. Dr. Sarah Wellons, CIERA Postdoctoral Fellow, Northwestern University, Dr. Sarah Wellons, CIERA Postdoctoral Fellow, Northwestern University, "Wild and Crazy Kids: Simulating Galaxy Formation in the Early Universe", Astronomy Seminar12:15pm 4/24
  11. Prof. Jordy de Vries, University of Massachusetts Amherst, Prof. Jordy de Vries, University of Massachusetts Amherst, "Neutrinoless double beta decay in effective field theory", Particle, Astrophysics, and Nuclear Physics Seminar2:00pm 4/22
  12. Women in Physics Colloquium Women in Physics Colloquium3:30pm 4/19
  13. Prof. George Gibson, High-Intensity Laser Physics Group, Department of Physics, University of Connecticut, Prof. George Gibson, High-Intensity Laser Physics Group, Department of Physics, University of Connecticut, "Exploring EXTREME Nonlinear Physics and Quantum Molecular Dynamics with High-Intensity Laser Pulses ", Graduate Student Seminar12:15pm 4/19
  14. Dr. Yu-Sheng Liu, Tsung-Dao Lee Institute, Shanghai , Dr. Yu-Sheng Liu, Tsung-Dao Lee Institute, Shanghai , "First Principle Calculation of PDFs from LaMET", Particle, Astrophysics, and Nuclear Physics Seminar2:00pm 4/15
  15. Edward Pollack Distinguished Lecture , Pollack Distinguished Lecture Edward Pollack Distinguished Lecture , Pollack Distinguished Lecture3:30pm 4/12
  16. Prof. Menka Jain, Department of Physics, University of Connecticut, Prof. Menka Jain, Department of Physics, University of Connecticut, "Interests in Multiferroics and Other Functional Materials", Graduate Student Seminar12:15pm 4/12
  17. Prof. Carlos Trallero, Department of Physics, University of Connecticut, Prof. Carlos Trallero, Department of Physics, University of Connecticut, "Your job most likely won't be in academia: Transferring your skills to industry", Graduate Student Seminar12:15pm 4/5
  18. Prof. Ben Heidenreich, University of Massachusetts Amherst, Prof. Ben Heidenreich, University of Massachusetts Amherst, "Quantum gravity and the swampland", Particle, Astrophysics, and Nuclear Physics Seminar2:00pm 4/1
  19. Prof. Beth Parks, Department of Physics & Astronomy, Colgate University, Prof. Beth Parks, Department of Physics & Astronomy, Colgate University, "Air Quality Measurements in Uganda ", Physics Colloquium (Prof. Beth Parks, Colgate University)3:30pm 3/29
  20. Prof. Boris Sinkovic, Department of Physics, University of Connecticut, Prof. Boris Sinkovic, Department of Physics, University of Connecticut, "Topological Insulators, New Paradigm for Quantum Electronics", Graduate Student Seminar12:15pm 3/29
  21. The talk has been rescheduled for April 22, RESCHEDULED: Particle, Astrophysics, and Nuclear Physics Seminar The talk has been rescheduled for April 22, RESCHEDULED: Particle, Astrophysics, and Nuclear Physics Seminar2:00pm 3/18
  22. Dr. Andrew Millis, Center for Computational Quantum Physics, The Flatiron Institute and Department of Physics, Columbia University, Dr. Andrew Millis, Center for Computational Quantum Physics, The Flatiron Institute and Department of Physics, Columbia University, "Meeting Dirac's Challenge: From Quantum Entanglement to Materials Theory", Charles Reynolds Distinguished Lecture3:30pm 3/15
  23. Prof. Alan Wuosmaa, Department of Physics, University of Connecticut, Prof. Alan Wuosmaa, Department of Physics, University of Connecticut, "The Structure of "Exotic" Nuclei", Graduate Student Seminar12:15pm 3/15
  24. Dr. Adam Summers, Department of Physics, Kansas State University, Dr. Adam Summers, Department of Physics, Kansas State University, "Ultrafast, Strong-Field Investigation of Nanosystems", Atomic, Molecular, and Optical Physics Seminar1:30pm 3/14
  25. Multimodal Spectroscopies of Correlated Materials Multimodal Spectroscopies of Correlated Materials" Dr Ilya Drozdov, Brookhaven National Laboratory , Condensed Matter Physics Seminar2:00pm 3/13
  26. Dr. Catherine Kealhofer, Department of Physics, Williams College, Dr. Catherine Kealhofer, Department of Physics, Williams College, "Generating and controlling ultrafast electron pulses for time-resolved electron diffraction", Atomic, Molecular, and Optical Physics Seminar3:30pm 3/11
  27. Prof. Stephen Pate, New Mexico State University, Prof. Stephen Pate, New Mexico State University, "Exploring the Axial Structure of the Nucleon", Physics Colloquium (Professor Stephen Pate, NMSU)3:30pm 3/8
  28. Prof. Robin Cote, Department of Physics, University of Connecticut, Prof. Robin Cote, Department of Physics, University of Connecticut, "AMO Theory at UConn: Ultracold Physics", Graduate Student Seminar12:15pm 3/8
  29. Prof. Zohreh Davoudi, University of Maryland., Prof. Zohreh Davoudi, University of Maryland., "Towards analog and digital quantum simulations of strongly-interacting dynamics", Particle, Astrophysics, and Nuclear Physics Seminar2:00pm 3/4
  30. Prof. Philip Mannheim, University of Connecticut, Prof. Philip Mannheim, University of Connecticut, "Title: Is dark matter fact or fantasy -- clues from the data", Physics Colloquium (Prof. Philip Mannheim)3:30pm 3/1
  31. Dr. Vladimir Juricic, Nordic Institute for Theoretical Physics, Dr. Vladimir Juricic, Nordic Institute for Theoretical Physics, "Interacting spin-1/2 and spin-3/2 nodal fermions: Quantum criticality and transport", Condensed Matter Physics Seminar2:30pm 3/1
  32. Prof. Michael Lubell, CCNY, Prof. Michael Lubell, CCNY, "Navigating the Maze. How Science and Technology Policy Shape America and the World", Physics Colloquium (Prof. Michael Lubell, CCNY)3:30pm 2/22
  33. Dr. Elisa Chisari, Department of Physics, University of Oxford, Dr. Elisa Chisari, Department of Physics, University of Oxford, "Cosmology with weak gravitational lensing: challenges and opportunities", Astronomy Seminar12:30pm 2/22
  34. Alexey Onufriev, Departments of Computer Science and Physics, Virginia Tech, Alexey Onufriev, Departments of Computer Science and Physics, Virginia Tech, "The nucleosome: from structure to function through physics", Condensed Matter Physics Seminar3:30pm 2/19
  35. Dr. Alexander Khaetskii Department of Physics, University at Buffalo, SUNY and Department of Physics, UConn, Condensed Matter Physics Seminar Dr. Alexander Khaetskii Department of Physics, University at Buffalo, SUNY and Department of Physics, UConn, Condensed Matter Physics Seminar2:00pm 2/19
  36. Dr. Adrian Price-Whelan, Department of Astrophysical Sciences, Princeton University, Dr. Adrian Price-Whelan, Department of Astrophysical Sciences, Princeton University, "The Milky Way as a benchmark: using surveys of our Galaxy to inform fundamental astrophysics", Astronomy Seminar12:30pm 2/15
  37. Dr. Sarah Ballard, MIT Kavli Institute, Dr. Sarah Ballard, MIT Kavli Institute, "Lifetimes of Planetary Systems around Small Stars", Astronomy Seminar12:30pm 2/13
  38. Prof. Lee Roberts, Boston University, Prof. Lee Roberts, Boston University, "Searching for Physics Beyond the Standard Model with the World's Largest Penning Trap", Physics Colloquium (Prof. Lee Roberts, Boston University)3:30pm 2/8
  39. Dr. Daniel Angles-Alcazar, Center for Computational Astrophysics, Flatiron Institute, Dr. Daniel Angles-Alcazar, Center for Computational Astrophysics, Flatiron Institute, "Multi-scale physical modeling in galaxy formation and evolution", Astronomy Seminar12:30pm 2/8
  40. Dr. Massimo Gaspari, Department of Astrophysical Sciences, Princeton University, Dr. Massimo Gaspari, Department of Astrophysical Sciences, Princeton University, "Raining on Galaxies and Black Holes: Unifying the Micro and Macro Properties of AGN Feeding and Feedback", Astronomy Seminar12:30pm 2/6
  41. Ben Augenbraun, Harvard University, Ben Augenbraun, Harvard University, "Laser-cooled polyatomic molecules for improved precision measurements", Atomic, Molecular, and Optical Physics Seminar2:00pm 2/5
  42. Dr. Shea Garrison-Kimmel, Einstein Postdoctoral Fellow, TAPIR, Caltech, Dr. Shea Garrison-Kimmel, Einstein Postdoctoral Fellow, TAPIR, Caltech, "Dark matter and galaxy formation in the Local Group", Astronomy Seminar12:30pm 2/1
  43. Soroush Khosravi Dehaghi, Department of Physics, University of Connecticut, Soroush Khosravi Dehaghi, Department of Physics, University of Connecticut, "Femtosecond Laser Transient Spectroscopy of Carotenoids and Carbon Nanotubes", PhD Defense2:30pm 1/23
  44. Dr. Chiara Mingarelli, Center for Computational Astrophysics, Flatiron Institute, Dr. Chiara Mingarelli, Center for Computational Astrophysics, Flatiron Institute, "Probing supermassive black hole mergers with pulsar timing", Astronomy Seminar12:30pm 1/23
  45. Electric Form Factor of the Neutron from Asymmetry Measurements, Doctoral Dissertation Oral Defense of Richard Obrecht Electric Form Factor of the Neutron from Asymmetry Measurements, Doctoral Dissertation Oral Defense of Richard Obrecht11:00am 1/4
  46. Dr. Marko Gacesa, BAER Institute / NASA Ames Research Center, Dr. Marko Gacesa, BAER Institute / NASA Ames Research Center, "Photoassociation of ultracold molecular ions and controlling atom-ion charge exchange using magnetic Feshbach resonances", Atomic, Molecular, and Optical Physics Seminar4:00pm 12/10
  47. Dr. Thomas Allison, Stony Brook University, Dr. Thomas Allison, Stony Brook University, "Ultrafast extreme ultraviolet photoemission without space charge", Condensed Matter Physics Seminar2:00pm 12/4
  48. Dr. Thomas Allison Stony Brook University, Atomic, Molecular, and Optical Physics Seminar Dr. Thomas Allison Stony Brook University, Atomic, Molecular, and Optical Physics Seminar4:00pm 12/3
  49. Jonathan Kwolek, Department of Physics, University of Connecticut, Jonathan Kwolek, Department of Physics, University of Connecticut, "Studying Charge Exchange in a Hybrid Ion-neutral Trap", PhD Defense1:30pm 11/30
  50. Dr. Daniel Angles-Alcazar, Center for Computational Astrophysics, Flatiron Institute, Dr. Daniel Angles-Alcazar, Center for Computational Astrophysics, Flatiron Institute, "The dual role of stellar feedback regulating galaxy evolution and the growth of supermassive black holes", Astronomy Seminar2:00pm 11/28
  51. Dr. Nora Kling Department of Physics, University of Connecticut, Dr. Nora Kling Department of Physics, University of Connecticut, "Ultrafast Nuclear Motion: Resolving Hydrogen Migration(s) in Time", Atomic, Molecular, and Optical Physics Seminar4:00pm 11/26
  52. Dr. David Murphy, MIT, Dr. David Murphy, MIT, "Matrix Elements for Neutrinoless Double Beta Decay from Lattice QCD", Particle, Astrophysics, and Nuclear Physics Seminar2:00pm 11/26
  53. Professor Nadia Fomin, University of Tennessee, Professor Nadia Fomin, University of Tennessee, "Life and Death of the Free Neutron", Physics Colloquium3:30pm 11/16
  54. Dr. Turgut Yilmaz, Department of Physics, University of Connecticut, Dr. Turgut Yilmaz, Department of Physics, University of Connecticut, "Topological insulators and their interaction with magnetic impurities and superconductors", Condensed Matter Physics Seminar2:00pm 11/13
  55. Prof. Serge M. Nakhmanson, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, and Institute of Materials Science, University of Connecticut, Prof. Serge M. Nakhmanson, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, and Institute of Materials Science, University of Connecticut, "Mesoscale simulations of ferroic functionalities with finite elements: MOOSE, Ferret and other animals", Physics Colloquium3:30pm 11/9
  56. Dr. Chiara Mingarelli, Center for Computational Astrophysics, Flatiron Institute, Dr. Chiara Mingarelli, Center for Computational Astrophysics, Flatiron Institute, "Pulsar Timing Arrays: The Next Window to Open on the Gravitational-Wave Universe", Astronomy Seminar2:00pm 11/7
  57. Adam Ginsburg, National Radio Astronomy Observatory, Socorro, New Mexico, Adam Ginsburg, National Radio Astronomy Observatory, Socorro, New Mexico, "High mass star and cluster formation", Physics Colloquium3:30pm 11/2
  58. Dr. Aaron LaForge, Department of Physics, University of Connecticut, Dr. Aaron LaForge, Department of Physics, University of Connecticut, "Excitation dynamics in helium nanodroplets induced by XUV radiation", Atomic, Molecular, and Optical Physics Seminar2:00pm 11/1
  59. John Donoghue, UMass Amherst, John Donoghue, UMass Amherst, "A possible QFT pathway for UV complete quantum gravity", Particle, Astrophysics, and Nuclear Physics Seminar2:00pm 10/29
  60. Professor Rainer Weiss, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2017 Nobel Prize Winner, Member of the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory (LIGO) Scientific Collaboration, Professor Rainer Weiss, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2017 Nobel Prize Winner, Member of the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory (LIGO) Scientific Collaboration, "Exploration of the Universe with Gravitational Waves", Katzenstein Distinguished Lecture4:00pm 10/26
  61. Dr. Yuya Tanizaki, RIKEN-BNL, Dr. Yuya Tanizaki, RIKEN-BNL, "Constraints on possible dynamics of QCD by symmetry and anomaly", Particle, Astrophysics, and Nuclear Physics Seminar2:00pm 10/22
  62. Prof. Roger Falcone, University of California, Berkeley and 2018 President of the American Physical Society, Prof. Roger Falcone, University of California, Berkeley and 2018 President of the American Physical Society, "Science at High Energy Density and Work of the American Physical Society", Physics Colloquium3:30pm 10/19
  63. Dr. Charlotte A. Mason, Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics, Dr. Charlotte A. Mason, Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics, "What Can Galaxies Tell Us About Reionization", Astronomy Seminar2:00pm 10/17
  64. Prof. J. Brad Marston, Physics Department, Brown University, Prof. J. Brad Marston, Physics Department, Brown University, "El Nino as a Topological Insulator: A Surprising Connection Between Climate and Quantum Physics", Physics Colloquium3:30pm 10/12
  65. Dr. Jeff Powell, Department of Physics, University of Connecticut, Dr. Jeff Powell, Department of Physics, University of Connecticut, "Photoelectron emission from metal and dielectric nanoparticles in intense laser fields", Condensed Matter Physics Seminar2:00pm 10/9
  66. Prof. Dawn Meredith, Department of Physics, University of New Hampshire, Prof. Dawn Meredith, Department of Physics, University of New Hampshire, "Instructor and student resources in the physics course for life science students", Physics Colloquium3:30pm 10/5
  67. Prof. Steve Finkelstein, Department of Astronomy, University of Texas, Austin, Prof. Steve Finkelstein, Department of Astronomy, University of Texas, Austin, "Understanding the Reionization of the Universe Now and with JWST", Physics Colloquium3:30pm 9/28
  68. Shany Danieli, Yale University, Shany Danieli, Yale University, "Hunting low surface brightness galaxies with the Dragonfly Telephoto Array", Astronomy Seminar2:00pm 9/26
  69. Prof. Gerald Dunne, Department of Physics, University of Connecticut, Prof. Gerald Dunne, Department of Physics, University of Connecticut, "Resurgence and Phase Transitions", Particle, Astrophysics, and Nuclear Physics Seminar2:00pm 9/24
  70. Dr. Peter D Drummond FAA, Centre for Quantum and Optical Science, Swinburne University of Technology, Melbourne, Australia, Dr. Peter D Drummond FAA, Centre for Quantum and Optical Science, Swinburne University of Technology, Melbourne, Australia, "Testing quantum mechanics with modern technology", Physics Colloquium3:30pm 9/21
  71. Jennifer Bergner, Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics, Harvard University, Jennifer Bergner, Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics, Harvard University, "Chemical complexity during star and planet formation: new observational and laboratory insights", Astronomy Seminar2:00pm 9/19
  72. Dr. Shimshon Kallush, Physics and Optical Engineering Department, ORT Braude College, Karmiel, and The Fritz Haber Center for Molecular Dynamics, The Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel, Dr. Shimshon Kallush, Physics and Optical Engineering Department, ORT Braude College, Karmiel, and The Fritz Haber Center for Molecular Dynamics, The Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel, "Molecular alignment in hot and cold regimes, and its relationship to quantum coherence", Atomic, Molecular, and Optical Physics Seminar4:00pm 9/17
  73. Dr. Ming Li, Department of Physics, University of Connecticut, Dr. Ming Li, Department of Physics, University of Connecticut, "High Baryon Densities Achievable in the Fragmentation Regions of High Energy Heavy-Ion Collisions", Particle, Astrophysics, and Nuclear Physics Seminar2:00pm 9/17
  74. Professor Alexandra Pope, Department of Astronomy, University of Massachusetts Amherst, Professor Alexandra Pope, Department of Astronomy, University of Massachusetts Amherst, "Rise of dust: Completing our Census of Cosmic Star Formation", Physics Colloquium3:30pm 9/14
  75. Ice cream social Ice cream social2:00pm 9/14
  76. THIS SEMINAR HAS BEEN RESCHEDULED FOR MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 17, 2018, Particle, Astrophysics, and Nuclear Physics Seminar THIS SEMINAR HAS BEEN RESCHEDULED FOR MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 17, 2018, Particle, Astrophysics, and Nuclear Physics Seminar2:00pm 9/10
  77. Title: Contributions of Dr. Nora Berrah to the Growth of the Physics Department, Physics Colloquium Title: Contributions of Dr. Nora Berrah to the Growth of the Physics Department, Physics Colloquium3:30pm 9/7
  78. Dr. Marein Rahn, Condensed Matter and Magnet Science Group, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Dr. Marein Rahn, Condensed Matter and Magnet Science Group, Los Alamos National Laboratory, "RIXS study of the Anderson Lattice compound CePd", Condensed Matter Physics Seminar2:00pm 9/4
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