Colloquia Spring 2021

For this semester, all colloquia will be broadcasted online instead of in-person on Mondays from 4:00pm-5:00pm. If you would like to receive emails about upcoming physics colloquia, please contact Amber Paquelet at

Date Speaker Affiliation Title
1/25 Heidi Newburg Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute The Marvelous Milky Way
2/1 Alex Klotz California State University Long Beach Materials Physics with Kinetoplast DNA
2/8 Stefania Gori University of California Santa Cruz Hunting dark particles at colliders
2/15 Maziar Raissi University of Colorado Boulder Hidden Physics Models
2/22 Andrea Liu University of Pennsylvania Doing ‘Statistical Mechanics’ with Big Data
3/1 Wes Campbell University of California Los Angeles The Preparation and Measurement of Pure Quantum States
3/8 Mohammad Hafezi University of Maryland Topological physics: from photons to electrons
3/15 Alumni Panel Heidi Olson, Seagate Technology
Russell Geisthardt, Keysight Technologies
Matthew Harrison, Google
3/22 Jennifer Burris Appalachian State University Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) for STEM Departments
3/29 Connie Li Naval Research Laboratory Direct electrical detection of spin-momentum locking in
topological insulators
4/5 Rajibul Islam University of Waterloo Programmable Quantum Simulations with Laser-cooled Trapped Ions
4/12 Spring Break
4/19 Amar Vutha University of Toronto The shape of electron, and why it matters
4/26 Ann Zabludoff University of Arizona
5/3 Giorgio Gratta Stanford University

CMP Seminars 2020-2021

The Condensed Matter Physics (CMP) seminar series generally hosts speakers on Tuesdays at 11:00 am and was made possible by an anonymous donation. Center for Advanced Magnetics Program of Research and Scholarly Excellence sponsored seminars are listed below in italic font.

Date Time Location Speaker Affiliation Title