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

Colloquia, Fall 2014 Semester
3 September 2014
4:15 p.m.
RLM 4.102
Resonant Tunneling in a Dissipative Environment: Quantum Critical Behavior
Prof. Harold Baranger, Duke University
Host:
Prof. MacDonald
10 September 2014
4:15 p.m.
RLM 4.102
Spintronics with ferromagnets and antiferromagnets
Prof. Maxim Tsoi, UT-Austin
Host:
Prof. Hazeltine
17 September 2014
4:15 p.m.
RLM 4.102
Imaging the Electronic Properties of Graphene
Prof. Brian LeRoy, Univ. of Arizona
Host:
Prof. MacDonald
24 September 2014
4:15 p.m.
RLM 4.102
The Question of Mass in Newton's Law of Gravity
Prof. George E. Smith, Tufts University
Host:
Prof. Weinberg
1 October 2014
4:15 p.m.
RLM 4.102
Excited Masses: Adventures in Public Outreach
Dr. Rebecca Thompson, American Physical Society
Host:
Prof. Swinney
8 October 2014
4:15 p.m.
RLM 4.102
tba
Prof. David DeMille, Yale University
Host:
Prof. Heinzen
15 October 2014
4:15 p.m.
RLM 4.102
tba
Prof. Craig Fennie, Cornell
Host:
Prof. MacDonald
22 October 2014
4:15 p.m.
RLM 4.102
tba
Prof. Eric Dufresne, Yale University
Host:
Prof. Gordon
29 October 2014
4:15 p.m.
RLM 4.102
Colliding Worlds: How Cutting-Edge Science is Redefining Contemporary Art
Arthur I. Miller, University College London
Host:
Prof. Weinberg
5 November 2014
4:15 p.m.
RLM 4.102
tba
Prof. John O. Dabiri, Department of Aeronautics and Bioengineering and Director, Center for Bioinspired Wind Energy, Caltech
Host:
Prof. Swinney
12 November 2014
4:15 p.m.
RLM 4.102
Hudspeth Lecture: Parametric Down Conversion over Fifty Years
Prof. Stephen E. Harris, Stanford University
Host:
Prof. Raizen
19 November 2014
4:15 p.m.
RLM 4.102
tba
Prof. Scott Aaronson, MIT
Host:
Prof. Fiete
26 November 2014
No colloquium due to Thanksgiving
3 December 2014
4:15 p.m.
RLM 4.102
tba
Prof. Christian Fronsdal, UCLA
Host:
Profs. Weinberg/Raizen
Colloquia, Spring 2015 Semester
21 January 2015
4:15 p.m.
RLM 4.102
title tba
Dr. Jerry Goldstein, Southwest Research Institute
Host:
Prof. Raizen
28 January 2015
4:15 p.m.
RLM 4.102
title tba
Dr. William Colglazier, US Department of State
Host:
Profs. Matzner/Raizen
11 February 2015
4:15 p.m.
RLM 4.102
Joint Physics/History of Science Colloquium
Prof. Frank Jenko, UCLA
Host:
Prof. Waelbroeck
18 February 2015
4:15 p.m.
RLM 4.102
Joint Physics/History of Science Colloquium
Prof. Matthew Stanley, New York University
Host:
Prof. Raizen
11 March 2015
4:15 p.m.
RLM 4.102
title tba
Prof. A. Douglas Stone, Yale University
Host:
Profs. Raizen/MacDonald
6 May 2015
4:15 p.m.
RLM 4.102
title tba
Prof. Amitava Bhattacharjee, Princeton University
Host:
Prof. Waelbroeck