Physics Colloquia are held each Wednesday beginning at 4:15pm in the
John A. Wheeler Lecture Hall (RLM 4.102) unless otherwise noted

Colloquia, Spring 2014 Semester
22 January 2014
4:15 p.m.
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Bipolar electrodes: principles and applications to ion separation and desalination
Prof. Richard Crooks, Chemistry Department, UT-Austin
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29 January 2014
4:15 p.m.
RLM 4.102
More than the sum of their parts: Collective behavior in flocks of birds and networks of neurons
William Bialek, Princeton
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Swinney/I. Fiete
5 February 2014
4:15 p.m.
RLM 4.102
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12 February 2014
4:15 p.m.
RLM 4.102
Seeing Electrons in Two Dimensions
Tony Heinz, Columbia University
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Prof. Shih
19 February 2014
4:15 p.m.
RLM 4.102
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26 February 2014
4:15 p.m.
RLM 4.102
The Physics that Keeps Your Lungs Clean
Prof. Richard Superfine, Dept of Physics and Astronomy, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
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Prof. Gordon
5 March 2014
4:15 p.m.
RLM 4.102
Nonlinear Effective Quantum Mechanics - Fluidons
Swadesh Mahajan, Department of Physics, UT Austin
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12 March 2014
4:15 p.m.
RLM 4.102
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19 March 2014
4:15 p.m.
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The Topology of Fluid Mixing
Prof. Jean-Luc Thiffeault, Dept of Mathematics at the University of Wisconsion
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Morrison/Swinney
26 March 2014
4:15 p.m.
RLM 4.102
Quantum Amplification by Superradiant Emission using Metamaterials
Prof. Marlan Scully, Texas A&M University
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Prof. Raizen
2 April 2014
4:15 p.m.
RLM 4.102
Dynamic Orbital Order in Orthorhombic RMO3 Perovskites
John Goodenough, Mechanical Engineering, UT Austin
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Prof. MacDonald
9 April 2014
4:15 p.m.
RLM 4.102
The Quest for Naturalness at the LHC
Raman Sundrum, Director, Maryland Center for Fundamental Physics
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Prof. Kilic
16 April 2014
4:15 p.m.
RLM 4.102
First out of the Solar System
Hans Mark, Aerospace Engineering, UT Austin
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Prof. Fiete
23 April 2014
4:15 p.m.
RLM 4.102
Surprising responses in flows in common geometries: (i) Biofilms and flow and (ii) Trapping of bubbles in stagnation point flows
Howard Stone, Princeton University
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Prof. Gordon
30 April 2014
4:15 p.m.
RLM 4.102
Optics in China: From ancient to modern, classical to quantum
Prof. Ling-An Wu, Institute of Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences
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Prof. Raizen
Colloquia, Fall 2014 Semester
3 September 2014
4:15 p.m.
RLM 4.102
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10 September 2014
4:15 p.m.
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17 September 2014
4:15 p.m.
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24 September 2014
4:15 p.m.
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1 October 2014
4:15 p.m.
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8 October 2014
4:15 p.m.
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15 October 2014
4:15 p.m.
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22 October 2014
4:15 p.m.
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Eric Dufresne, Yale University
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Prof. Gordon
29 October 2014
4:15 p.m.
RLM 4.102
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Arthur I. Miller, author
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Prof. Weinberg
5 November 2014
4:15 p.m.
RLM 4.102
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John O. Dabiri, Department of Aeronautics and Bioengineering and Director, Center for Bioinspired Wind Energy, Caltech
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Prof. Swinney
12 November 2014
4:15 p.m.
RLM 4.102
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19 November 2014
4:15 p.m.
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26 November 2014
4:15 p.m.
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3 December 2014
4:15 p.m.
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