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 (

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)