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  1. Professor Nadia Fomin, Physics ColloquiumProfessor Nadia Fomin, Physics Colloquium3:30pm11/16
  2. 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 Seminar2:00pm11/13
  3. Prof. Serge M. Nakhmanson, Department of Materials Science & Engineering, and Institute of Materials Science, University of Connecticut, Prof. Serge M. Nakhmanson, Department of Materials Science & Engineering, and Institute of Materials Science, University of Connecticut, "Mesoscale simulations of ferroic functionalities with finite elements: MOOSE, Ferret and other animals ", Physics Colloquium3:30pm11/9
  4. 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 Seminar Series2:00pm11/7
  5. Adam Ginsburg, National Radio Astronomy Observatory, Socorro, New Mexico, Adam Ginsburg, National Radio Astronomy Observatory, Socorro, New Mexico, "High mass star and cluster formation", UConn Physics Colloquium3:30pm11/2
  6. 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 Seminar2:00pm11/1
  7. John Donoghue, UMass Amherst, John Donoghue, UMass Amherst, "A possible QFT pathway for UV complete quantum gravity", Particles, Astrophysics and Nuclear Physics Seminar2:00pm10/29
  8. 22nd Annual Katzenstein Distinguished Lecture, Katzenstein Lecture 201822nd Annual Katzenstein Distinguished Lecture, Katzenstein Lecture 20184:00pm10/26
  9. Dr. Yuya Tanizaki, RIKEN-BNL, Dr. Yuya Tanizaki, RIKEN-BNL, "Constraints on possible dynamics of QCD by symmetry and anomaly", Particles, Astrophysics and Nuclear Physics Seminar2:00pm10/22
  10. Prof. Roger Falcone, University of California, Berkeley, Prof. Roger Falcone, University of California, Berkeley, "(tentative, to be confirmed)", UConn Physics Colloquium3:30pm10/19
  11. 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 Seminar Series2:00pm10/17
  12. 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", UConn Physics Colloquium3:30pm10/12
  13. 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 Seminar2:00pm10/9
  14. Prof. Dawn Meredith, Department of Physics, University of New Hampshire, UConn Physics ColloquiumProf. Dawn Meredith, Department of Physics, University of New Hampshire, UConn Physics Colloquium3:30pm10/5
  15. 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 Department Colloquium3:30pm9/28
  16. Shany Danieli, Yale University, Shany Danieli, Yale University, "Hunting low surface brightness galaxies with the Dragonfly Telephoto Array ", Astronomy Seminar Series2:00pm9/26
  17. Prof. Gerald Dunne, Department of Physics, University of Connecticut, Prof. Gerald Dunne, Department of Physics, University of Connecticut, "Resurgence and Phase Transitions", Particles, Astrophysics and Nuclear Physics Seminar2:00pm9/24
  18. 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 Colloquium3:30pm9/21
  19. 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 Seminar Series2:00pm9/19
  20. 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 Seminar4:00pm9/17
  21. 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", Particles, Astrophysics and Nuclear Physics Seminar2:00pm9/17
  22. 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 Department Colloquium3:30pm9/14
  23. Ice cream socialIce cream social2:00pm9/14
  24. THIS SEMINAR HAS BEEN RESCHEDULED FOR MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 17, 2018, RESCHEDULED: Particles, Astrophys. and Nuclear Phys. SeminarTHIS SEMINAR HAS BEEN RESCHEDULED FOR MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 17, 2018, RESCHEDULED: Particles, Astrophys. and Nuclear Phys. Seminar2:00pm9/10
  25. Title: Contributions of Dr. Nora Berrah to the Growth of the Physics Department, Physics ColloquiumTitle: Contributions of Dr. Nora Berrah to the Growth of the Physics Department, Physics Colloquium3:30pm9/7
  26. 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 CePd3", Condensed Matter Physics Seminar2:00pm9/4
  27. Fryderyk Lyzwa, Department of Physics, University of Fribourg, Switzerland, Fryderyk Lyzwa, Department of Physics, University of Fribourg, Switzerland, "Spectroscopic ellipsometry study of LAO/STO (001) heterostructures", Condensed Matter Physics Seminar1:30pm8/16
  28. Connor A. Occhialini, Department of Physics, University of Connecticut, Connor A. Occhialini, Department of Physics, University of Connecticut, "Negative thermal expansion near two structural quantum phase transitions", Condensed Matter Physics Seminar2:00pm8/2
  29. Dr. Peter Walter, SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory, Dr. Peter Walter, SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory, "The TMO Instrument: Opportunities and Plans for Time-resolved Atomic, Molecular and Optical Science at LCLS-II", Atomic, Molecular, and Optical Physics Seminar2:00pm7/2
  30. Dale L Smith, Department of Physics, University of Connecticut, Dale L Smith, Department of Physics, University of Connecticut, "Velocity Map Imaging of the Single Ionization of Molecular Iodine", PhD Dissertation Defense12:00pm6/27
  31. Udaya Raj Dahal, Department of Physics, University of Connecticut, Udaya Raj Dahal, Department of Physics, University of Connecticut, "Polyethylene Oxide Hydration in Solutions, Nanoconfinement and Nanostructures", PhD Dissertation Defense10:00am6/5
  32. Di Shu, Department of Physics, University of Connecticut, Di Shu, Department of Physics, University of Connecticut, "Threshold Resonance Effects and the Phase-Amplitude Approach", PhD Dissertation Defense2:00pm5/23
  33. Sahan Handunkanda, Department of Physics, University of Connecticut, Sahan Handunkanda, Department of Physics, University of Connecticut, "Lattice dynamics studies of negative thermal expansion due to two low-temperature lattice instabilities", PhD Dissertation Defense10:30am5/11
  34. Anees Ahmed, Department of Physics, University of Connecticut, Anees Ahmed, Department of Physics, University of Connecticut, "Resurgence and Large N: the Gross-Witten-Wadia model", PhD Dissertation Defense1:00pm5/7
  35. Dr. Ryan E. Baumbach, National High Magnetic Field Laboratory, Florida State University, "Probing hidden order in URu2Si2: Si → P chemical substitution as a new knob to turn", Condensed Matter Physics Seminar2:00pm5/1
  36. Dr. Christian Weiss, Jefferson Lab, Dr. Christian Weiss, Jefferson Lab, "Next-generation nuclear physics with polarized light ions at EIC", Particles, Astrophysics and Nuclear Physics Seminar2:00pm4/30
  37. Prof. Gerald Dunne, Department of Physics, University of Connecticut, Prof. Gerald Dunne, Department of Physics, University of Connecticut, "Stephen Hawking: His Life and His Physics", SPS Colloquium4:00pm4/27
  38. Luke Kelley, Astronomy and Astrophysics, Harvard University, Astronomy Seminar SeriesLuke Kelley, Astronomy and Astrophysics, Harvard University, Astronomy Seminar Series2:00pm4/25
  39. Dr. Maitri Warusawithana, Department of Physics, University of North Florida, Dr. Maitri Warusawithana, Department of Physics, University of North Florida, "Emergent New Electronic Properties in Atomic Layer Complex Oxide Superlattices", Condensed Matter Physics Seminar2:00pm4/24
  40. Dr. Robert R. Jones, Department of Physics, University of Virginia, Dr. Robert R. Jones, Department of Physics, University of Virginia, "Controlled Transfer of Electronic Wavepacket Motion Between Distant Atoms", Atomic, Molecular, and Optical Physics Seminar4:00pm4/23
  41. Dr. Yibo Yang, Department of Physics and Astronomy,  Michigan State University, Dr. Yibo Yang, Department of Physics and Astronomy, Michigan State University, "A glimpse of the proton spin through lattice", Particles, Astrophysics and Nuclear Physics Seminar2:00pm4/23
  42. UConn Physics Colloquium, A celebration in recognition of Professor Douglas Hamilton's teaching, scholarship, and service, UConn Physics ColloquiumUConn Physics Colloquium, A celebration in recognition of Professor Douglas Hamilton's teaching, scholarship, and service, UConn Physics Colloquium3:30pm4/20
  43. Scott Galica, Department of Physics, University of Connecticut, Scott Galica, Department of Physics, University of Connecticut, "Polychromatic Optical Forces in Diatomic Systems", PhD Dissertation Defense10:30am4/20
  44. Fridah Mokaya, Department of Physics, University of Connecticut, Fridah Mokaya, Department of Physics, University of Connecticut, "High Statistics Analysis of All-Neutral Decays of Vector Mesons with the Radphi Experiment", PhD Dissertation Defense1:30pm4/19
  45. Dr. Erica Nelson, Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics, Harvard University, Dr. Erica Nelson, Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics, Harvard University, "The Emergence of Galactic Structure", Astronomy Seminar Series2:00pm4/18
  46. Yiteng Tian, University of Connecticut, PhD Dissertation DefenseYiteng Tian, University of Connecticut, PhD Dissertation Defense2:00pm4/18
  47. Prof. Dominik Schneble, Department of Physics and Astronomy, Stony Brook University, Prof. Dominik Schneble, Department of Physics and Astronomy, Stony Brook University, "Exploring the Physics of Spontaneous Emission in a Matter-Wave Open Quantum System", Atomic, Molecular, and Optical Physics Seminar4:15pm4/16
  48. Prof. Abbas Ourmazd, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Prof. Abbas Ourmazd, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, "Don't be a control freak.", UConn Physics Colloquium3:30pm4/13
  49. Ekaterina  Sergan, Physics Department.  University of Connecticut, Ekaterina Sergan, Physics Department. University of Connecticut, "Enhanced Harmonic Generation with Ultra-short Laser Pulses", PhD Dissertation Defense11:00am4/13
  50. Dr. Ian Stephens, Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics, Harvard University, Dr. Ian Stephens, Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics, Harvard University, "Trying to Make Sense of Polarization Patterns in Circumstellar Disks", Astronomy Seminar Series2:00pm4/11
  51. Dr. Daniel Mazzone, National Synchrotron Light Source II, Brookhaven National Laboratory, Dr. Daniel Mazzone, National Synchrotron Light Source II, Brookhaven National Laboratory, "Intertwined degrees of freedom in the series Nd1-xCexCoIn5", Condensed Matter Physics Seminar2:00pm4/10
  52. Dr. Mark S. Hybertsen, Center for Functional Nanomaterials, Brookhaven National Laboratory, Dr. Mark S. Hybertsen, Center for Functional Nanomaterials, Brookhaven National Laboratory, "Single Molecule Junction Conductance & Force Measurements: Laboratory to Probe Structure-Function Relationships", UConn Physics Colloquium3:30pm4/6
  53. Jonathan Hudson, Physics Department.  University of Connecticut, Jonathan Hudson, Physics Department. University of Connecticut, "D-terms in Bosonic and Fermionic Systems", PhD Dissertation Defense2:30pm4/4
  54. Xiang Zhang, Department of Physics, University of Connecticut, Xiang Zhang, Department of Physics, University of Connecticut, "Study of Supercontinuum and High Repetition Rate Short Pulse Generation", PhD Dissertation Defense2:30pm4/3
  55. Sadiq Rangwala, Raman Research Institute, India, Sadiq Rangwala, Raman Research Institute, India, "Refrigeration of ions with atoms", Atomic, Molecular, and Optical Physics Seminar4:00pm4/2
  56. Prof. Wen-Fai Fong,  Department of Physics and Astronomy, Northwestern University, UConn Physics ColloquiumProf. Wen-Fai Fong, Department of Physics and Astronomy, Northwestern University, UConn Physics Colloquium3:30pm3/30
  57. Dr. Chelsea L. MacLeod, Harvard--Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics, Harvard University, Dr. Chelsea L. MacLeod, Harvard--Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics, Harvard University, "Fast and Furious: Understanding the Changing-Look Quasars", Astronomy Seminar Series2:00pm3/28
  58. Professor Takaaki Kajita of the Institute for Cosmic Ray Research at the University of Tokyo and 2015 Nobel Prize recipient will be speaking on Oscillating Neutrinos, 21st Annual Katzenstein Distinguished LectureProfessor Takaaki Kajita of the Institute for Cosmic Ray Research at the University of Tokyo and 2015 Nobel Prize recipient will be speaking on Oscillating Neutrinos, 21st Annual Katzenstein Distinguished Lecture4:00pm3/26
  59. Dr. Betsy Mills, Department of Astronomy, Boston University, Dr. Betsy Mills, Department of Astronomy, Boston University, "Journey to the center of the Galaxy: following gas accretion from hundreds of parsecs to the black hole", UConn Physics Colloquium3:30pm3/9
  60. Prof. Emily Myers, Dept. of Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences, University of Connecticut, Prof. Emily Myers, Dept. of Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences, University of Connecticut, "There's many a slip twixt ear and lip: distortions, discontinuities, and disasters in speech perception", UConn Physics Colloquium3:30pm3/2
  61. Dr. Clay Tabor, Department of Geography, University of Connecticut, Dr. Clay Tabor, Department of Geography, University of Connecticut, "Understanding orbitally driven δ^{18}O variability in the South Asian monsoon region", UConn Physics Colloquium3:30pm2/23
  62. Niloy Dutta, Department of Physics, University of Connecticut, Niloy Dutta, Department of Physics, University of Connecticut, "Optical Transmission and Fiber Lasers", Atomic, Molecular, and Optical Physics Seminar4:00pm2/19
  63. Prof. Or Hen, Department of Physics, MIT, Prof. Or Hen, Department of Physics, MIT, "Fluctuating Nucleons in Asymmetric Nuclei", UConn Physics Colloquium3:30pm2/16
  64. Dr. Anne Jaskot, Department of Astronomy, University of Massachusetts Amherst, Dr. Anne Jaskot, Department of Astronomy, University of Massachusetts Amherst, "How to Reionize the Universe - Clues from the Green Pea Galaxies", Astronomy Seminar Series2:00pm2/14
  65. Derrek Wilson, Department of Physics, Kansas State University, Derrek Wilson, Department of Physics, Kansas State University, "The scaling of strong field interactions with wavelength", Atomic, Molecular, and Optical Physics Seminar4:00pm2/12
  66. Dr. Paul Torrey, NASA Hubble Postdoctoral Fellow, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Dr. Paul Torrey, NASA Hubble Postdoctoral Fellow, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, "Probing Galaxy Formation with Modern Cosmological Simulations", Astronomy Seminar Series2:00pm1/24
  67. Dr. Wiewei Xie, Louisiana State University, Condensed Matter Physics SeminarDr. Wiewei Xie, Louisiana State University, Condensed Matter Physics Seminar2:00pm1/23
  68. Dr. Meg Urry, Department of Physics and Astronomy, Yale University, Dr. Meg Urry, Department of Physics and Astronomy, Yale University, "Does Supermassive Black Hole Growth Affect Galaxy Evolution?", UConn Physics Colloquium/Women in Physics Colloquium3:30pm1/19
  69. Shiqi Yin, Department of Physics, University of Connecticut, Shiqi Yin, Department of Physics, University of Connecticut, "Magnetic and magnetocaloric properties of rare earth chromites bulk powders and thin films", PhD Dissertation Defense1:00pm1/10
  70. Soroush Khosravi-Dehaghi, Department of Physics, University of Connecticut  , Atomic, Molecular, and Optical Physics SeminarSoroush Khosravi-Dehaghi, Department of Physics, University of Connecticut , Atomic, Molecular, and Optical Physics Seminar4:00pm12/18
  71. Zhiwei Zhang, Department of Physics, University of Connecticut, Zhiwei Zhang, Department of Physics, University of Connecticut, "Electronic orders in superoxygenated cuprates and nickelates", PhD Dissertation Defense1:00pm12/11
  72. Dr. Allison Kirkpatrick, Department of Astronomy, Yale University, Dr. Allison Kirkpatrick, Department of Astronomy, Yale University, "Dusty Star Forming Galaxies in the Distant Universe", Astronomy Seminar Series2:00pm12/6
  73. Prof. Thomas Weinacht, Physics Department, Stony Brook University,, Prof. Thomas Weinacht, Physics Department, Stony Brook University,, "Non-adiabatic dynamics in strong field molecular ionization", Atomic, Molecular, and Optical Physics Seminar4:00pm12/4
  74. Suchitra Sebastian, Cavendish Laboratory, Cambridge University, Suchitra Sebastian, Cavendish Laboratory, Cambridge University, "Exploring Materials Universes", Charles Reynolds Distinguished Lecture Series3:30pm12/1
  75. Dr. Pierre Pillet, Laboratoire Aime Cotton, CNRS, Univ Paris-Sud, ENS Paris-Saclay, Dr. Pierre Pillet, Laboratoire Aime Cotton, CNRS, Univ Paris-Sud, ENS Paris-Saclay, "Cold dense and disordered gases with strong dipole-dipole coupling", Atomic, Molecular, and Optical Physics Seminar1:00pm11/30
  76. Astronomy Seminar SeriesAstronomy Seminar Series2:00pm11/29
  77. Open Lecture on Diversity and InclusionOpen Lecture on Diversity and Inclusion3:30pm11/28
  78. Adil-Gerai Kussow, Department of Physics, University of Massachusetts, Lowell, Adil-Gerai Kussow, Department of Physics, University of Massachusetts, Lowell, "Quasiparticles in a periodic crystal lattice from two-particle electronic excitations: many-electron fermionic wave function", Condensed Matter Physics Seminar2:00pm11/28
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