Spring 2018

Colloquia will begin at 4:00. Refreshments are served at 3:45 (15 minutes prior to each colloquium).

Colloquium Chair: Stuart Field (stuart.field@colostate.edu).


Date Place Title Speaker
 Mon 1/22  120 Engr. Meet ‘n’ Greet Jacob Roberts  (Physics Dept. Chair)
 Mon 1/29  120 Engr. One-Sun Multijunction Photovoltaics Richard King (Arizona  State University
 Mon 2/5  120 Engr. Ferroelastic Modulation and the Bloch formalism Angelo Mascarenhas (NREL)
 Mon 2/12  120 Engr.  Photocurrent Mapping of Ultra-thin Liquid Junction Solar Cells Justin Sambur (CSU)
 Mon 2/19  120 Engr. Computational and experimental force multipliers for the discovery of new thermoelectric materials Eric Toberer (CO School of Mines)
 Mon 2/26  120 Engr.  TBD E. Worcester (BNL)
 Mon 3/5  120 Engr. TBD Mike Brotherton (University of Wyoming)
 Mon 3/12  120 Engr.  Spring Break No Speaker
 Mon 3/19  120 Engr. Superconducting Nanowires Nina Markovic (Gaucher College)
 Mon 3/26  120 Engr. TBD  TBD
 Mon 4/2  120 Engr. TBD  TBD
 Mon 4/9  120 Engr.  TBD  TBD
 Mon 4/16  120 Engr.  TBD  TBD
 Mon 4/23  120 Engr.  TBD  Alan MacDonald
 Mon 4/30  120 Engr. TBD Karine Chesnel


Fall 2017

Colloquia will begin at 4:00. Refreshments are served at 3:45 (15 minutes prior to each colloquium).

Colloquium Chair: Jose de la Venta (jose.de_la_venta@colostate.edu)

Date Place Title Speaker
Mon 8/21  120 Engr. Cancelled due to Eclipse  Jacob Roberts (Physics Dept Chair)
Mon 8/28  120 Engr. Ultrafine Grained Precipitation Hardened Aluminum Alloy  Kaka Ma (CSU ME) 
Mon 9/4  120 Engr.  Labor Day  No Speaker
Mon 9/11  120 Engr. Relativistic Nanoscale Ultrahigh Energy Density Physics  Jorge Rocca (CSU ECE)
Mon 9/18  120 Engr.   Many Body Localization and Thermalization   Rahul Nandkishore (University of Colorado at Boulder)
Mon 9/25  120 Engr. Controlling Materials at the Nanoscale with Ion Migration  Dustin Gilbert (National Institute of Standards and Technology)
Mon 10/2  120 Engr. Enabling High Energy Physics through Modern Computing  Andrew Norman (Fermilab)
Mon 10/9  120 Engr.   Chalcogenide Compounds as Emerging Semiconducting Materials  Hao Zeng (SUNY Buffalo)
Mon 10/16  120 Engr.  A Research-Validated Approach to Transforming Upper-Division Physics Courses  Steve Pollock (University of Colorado at Boulder)
Mon 10/23  120 Engr. Preparation and Coherent Manipulation of Pure Quantum States of a Single Molecular Ion Dietrich Leibfried (National Institute of Standards and Technology)
Mon 10/30  120 Engr. How Can You Cool a Molecule to near absolute zero – and why would you want to?    Michael Morrison (University of Oklahoma)
Mon 11/6  120 Engr. Search for Charge-Parity Violation in Neutrino Oscillations and Recent T2K Results    Walter Toki (CSU Physics)
Mon 11/13  Lory Student Center 350AB The Route from Fundamental Science to Innovation Albert Fert (Nobel Laureate) at 7:00 PM
Tues 11/14 120 Engr. Recent Advances on Magnetic Skyrmions Albert Fert (Nobel Laureate) at 5:00 PM
Mon 11/20  120 Engr.  Fall Break – Thanksgiving No speaker
Mon 11/27  120 Engr. More than Moore    Meenakshi Singh (Colorado School of Mines)
Mon 12/4  120 Engr. Nanoscale Surface Patterning by Non-Equilibrium Self-Assembly of Ion-Induced Vacancies and Ad-Atoms  Stefan Facsko (Helmholtz Zentrum Dresden Rossendorf)