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  1. 23rd Annual Katzenstein Distinguished Lecture Series 23rd Annual Katzenstein Distinguished Lecture Series4:00pm 11/8
  2. Prof. Meredith Hughes, Wesleyan, Prof. Meredith Hughes, Wesleyan, "Using Debris Disks to Trace the Dynamics of Planetary Systems", Physics Colloquium (Prof. Meredith Hughes, Wesleyan)3:30pm 11/1
  3. Prof. C. Battersby,  Department of Physics, University of Connecticut, Prof. C. Battersby, Department of Physics, University of Connecticut, "The Milky Way Laboratory", Graduate Student Seminar12:15pm 11/1
  4. H. Perry Hatchfield, Department of Physics, University of Connecticut, H. Perry Hatchfield, Department of Physics, University of Connecticut, "Understanding Enigmatic Star Formation Activity in the Milky Way's Galactic Center", Astronomy Seminar2:30pm 10/30
  5. Gloria Fonseca Alvarez, Department of Physics, University of Connecticut, Gloria Fonseca Alvarez, Department of Physics, University of Connecticut, "The Sloan Digital Sky Survey Reverberation Mapping Project Radius Luminosity Relation", Astronomy Seminar2:00pm 10/30
  6. Dr. Leonid Glazman, Department of Physics, Yale University, Dr. Leonid Glazman, Department of Physics, Yale University, "Topology of the Fermi surface wave functions and magnetic oscillations in metals", Condensed Matter Physics Seminar2:00pm 10/29
  7. Prof. Chunlei Guo, Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of Rochester, Prof. Chunlei Guo, Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of Rochester, "Material Functionalization with Femtosecond Lasers", Physics Colloquium (Prof. Chunlei Guo, University of Rochester)3:30pm 10/25
  8. Prof. M. Gai,  Department of Physics, University of Connecticut, Prof. M. Gai, Department of Physics, University of Connecticut, "Nuclear Astrophysics", Graduate Student Seminar12:15pm 10/25
  9. Dr. C. Vargas, Department of Astronomy and Steward Observatory, University of Arizona, Dr. C. Vargas, Department of Astronomy and Steward Observatory, University of Arizona, "Disk-halo interaction in nearby galaxies -- New SFRs and the bright (but low surface brightness) future of UV space astronomy", Astronomy Seminar2:00pm 10/23
  10. Prof. P. Mannheim and  Prof. J. Trump , Physics Colloquium (The 2019 Nobel Prize in Physics) Prof. P. Mannheim and Prof. J. Trump , Physics Colloquium (The 2019 Nobel Prize in Physics)3:30pm 10/18
  11. Prof. A. Puckett,  Department of Physics, University of Connecticut, Prof. A. Puckett, Department of Physics, University of Connecticut, "Sub-femtoscale structure of strongly interacting matter from "hard" electron-nucleus collisions", Graduate Student Seminar12:15pm 10/18
  12. Dr. V. Juričić, Nordic Institute for Theoretical Physics, Dr. V. Juričić, Nordic Institute for Theoretical Physics, "Higher order topological states: General principle of construction and their realizations", Condensed Matter Physics Seminar2:00pm 10/17
  13. Dr. Jian-Xin Zhu, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Dr. Jian-Xin Zhu, Los Alamos National Laboratory, "Electronic Structure and Topology in f-Electron Quantum Matter", Condensed Matter Physics Seminar2:00pm 10/15
  14. Dr. Masakaki Tomii, Department of Physics, University of Connecticut   Non-perturbative matching of Wilson coefficients from four-flavor to three-flavor theories using lattice QCD, Particle, Astrophysics, and Nuclear Physics Seminar Dr. Masakaki Tomii, Department of Physics, University of Connecticut Non-perturbative matching of Wilson coefficients from four-flavor to three-flavor theories using lattice QCD, Particle, Astrophysics, and Nuclear Physics Seminar2:00pm 10/14
  15. Dr. Jianwei Qiu, Director, Theory Center, Jefferson Lab, Dr. Jianwei Qiu, Director, Theory Center, Jefferson Lab, "Nuclear Femtography - A new frontier of science and technology", Physics Colloquium3:30pm 10/11
  16. Prof. George N. Gibson, High-Intensity Laser Physics Group, Department of Physics, University of Connecticut, Prof. George N. 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 10/11
  17. Philip Engelke, Department of Physics and Astronomy, Johns Hopkins University, Philip Engelke, Department of Physics and Astronomy, Johns Hopkins University, "OH as an Alternate Tracer for Molecular Gas", Astronomy Seminar2:00pm 10/9
  18. Dr. Seok-Woo Lee, Materials Science and Engineering, University of Connecticut, Dr. Seok-Woo Lee, Materials Science and Engineering, University of Connecticut, "Superelasticity of ThCr2Si2-Structured Intermetallic Compounds at the Micrometer Scale", Condensed Matter Physics Seminar2:00pm 10/8
  19. Dr. George C. Privon, Department of Astronomy, University of Florida, Dr. George C. Privon, Department of Astronomy, University of Florida, "Gas as a Tracer and Driver of Galaxy Evolution", Physics Colloquium3:30pm 10/4
  20. Prof. Jonathan Trump, Department of Physics, University of Connecticut, Prof. Jonathan Trump, Department of Physics, University of Connecticut, "Multi-Messenger Echoes of Supermassive Black Holes", Graduate Student Seminar12:15pm 10/4
  21. Prof. Michael Lublinsky, Department of Physics, Ben-Gurion University, Prof. Michael Lublinsky, Department of Physics, Ben-Gurion University, "Transport from the Fluid/Gravity Correspondence", Particle, Astrophysics, and Nuclear Physics Seminar2:00pm 10/2
  22. C. Trallero-Giner, Latin-American Center of Physics, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, C. Trallero-Giner, Latin-American Center of Physics, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, "Latin American Center for Physics, a challenge for the developing of science", Physics Colloquium3:30pm 9/27
  23. Prof. V. Cormier, Department of Physics, University of Connecticut, Prof. V. Cormier, Department of Physics, University of Connecticut, "Scattered Elastic Waves Reveal Small-scale Planetary Structure", Graduate Student Seminar12:15pm 9/27
  24. Dr. Jacqueline McCleary, NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, CA, Dr. Jacqueline McCleary, NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, CA, "Dark Matter and Galactic Dust at Megaparsec Scales", Astronomy Seminar2:00pm 9/25
  25. Prof. D. McCarron, Department of Physics, University of Connecticut, Graduate Student Seminar Prof. D. McCarron, Department of Physics, University of Connecticut, Graduate Student Seminar12:15pm 9/20
  26. Dr. Michael Mattern,Max Planck Institute for Radio Astronomy, Germany, Dr. Michael Mattern,Max Planck Institute for Radio Astronomy, Germany, "Massive filamentary clouds and their role in star formation", Astronomy Seminar2:00pm 9/18
  27. Prof. P. Mannheim, Department of Physics, University of Connecticut, Prof. P. Mannheim, Department of Physics, University of Connecticut, "Quantum mechanics off the beaten track", Graduate Student Seminar12:15pm 9/13
  28. Prof. B. Spivak, Department of Physics, University of Washington, Prof. B. Spivak, Department of Physics, University of Washington, " Anomalous metals", Condensed Matter Physics Seminar2:00pm 9/10
  29. Prof. N. Berrah, Department of Physics, University of Connecticut, Prof. N. Berrah, Department of Physics, University of Connecticut, "Towards Making Molecular Movies", Graduate Student Seminar12:15pm 9/6
  30. Dr. Molly Gallagher, Department of Physics,University of Connecticut, Dr. Molly Gallagher, Department of Physics,University of Connecticut, "Mapping Extragalactic Dense Molecular Gas: Ties to Environment and Star Formation ", Astronomy Seminar2:00pm 9/4
  31. Prof. V. Kharchenko, Department of Physics, University of Connecticut, Prof. V. Kharchenko, Department of Physics, University of Connecticut, "Non-equilibrium Processes in Atomic Science, Astrophysics, and Biology", Graduate Student Seminar12:15pm 8/30
  32. Dr. Jan M Rost, Max Planck Institute for the Physics of Complex Systems, Dresden, Germany, Atomic, Molecular, and Optical Physics Seminar Dr. Jan M Rost, Max Planck Institute for the Physics of Complex Systems, Dresden, Germany, Atomic, Molecular, and Optical Physics Seminar2:00pm 8/21
  33. 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
  34. 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
  35. 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
  36. 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
  37. Atomic, Molecular, and Optical Physics Seminar Atomic, Molecular, and Optical Physics Seminar2:15pm 5/2
  38. Astronomy Seminar Astronomy Seminar12:15pm 5/1
  39. 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
  40. 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
  41. Dr. Drew Chieda, ASML, Dr. Drew Chieda, ASML, "Physics Ph.D.'s in Private Sector Careers", Graduate Student Seminar12:15pm 4/26
  42. 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
  43. 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
  44. Women in Physics Colloquium Women in Physics Colloquium3:30pm 4/19
  45. 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
  46. 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
  47. Edward Pollack Distinguished Lecture , Pollack Distinguished Lecture Edward Pollack Distinguished Lecture , Pollack Distinguished Lecture3:30pm 4/12
  48. 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
  49. 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
  50. 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
  51. 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
  52. 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
  53. 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
  54. 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
  55. 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
  56. 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
  57. Multimodal Spectroscopies of Correlated Materials Multimodal Spectroscopies of Correlated Materials" Dr Ilya Drozdov, Brookhaven National Laboratory , Condensed Matter Physics Seminar2:00pm 3/13
  58. 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
  59. 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
  60. 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
  61. 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
  62. 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
  63. 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
  64. 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
  65. 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
  66. 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
  67. 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
  68. 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
  69. Dr. Sarah Ballard, MIT Kavli Institute, Dr. Sarah Ballard, MIT Kavli Institute, "Lifetimes of Planetary Systems around Small Stars", Astronomy Seminar12:30pm 2/13
  70. 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
  71. 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
  72. 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
  73. 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
  74. 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
  75. 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
  76. 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
  77. 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
  78. 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
  79. 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
  80. 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
  81. 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
  82. 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
  83. 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
  84. 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
  85. Professor Nadia Fomin, University of Tennessee, Professor Nadia Fomin, University of Tennessee, "Life and Death of the Free Neutron", Physics Colloquium3:30pm 11/16
  86. 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
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