Seminars

2018 Physics Department Seminar Series

Unless otherwise noted all semianrs are Fridays at 3pm. Due to increased interest, seminars have been moved to Physical Sciences Building Room 301. All are welcome!
Date
Title
Speaker
Info
Feb 9

Michelson Interferometer for Global High-Resolution Thermospheric Imaging (MIGHTI)

Tracking Buoyant Magnetic Loops in a 3D Stellar Dynamo Simulation

Mr. Logan Storm

and

Mr. Austin Pollard

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Feb 16 The Mysterious Mass of the Higgs Boson Dr. Christopher Verhaaren
UC-Davis
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Feb 23 Spacetime Symphony: Gravitational Waves from Merging Binaries Dr. Lynn Cominsky
Sonoma State University
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Mar 2 Understanding Quasars: The Study of Galaxies Far, Far Away... Dr. Paola Rodriguez Hidalgo
Humboldt State University
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Mar 9 New Product Introduction at Tesla: Working in a Technical Position Outside of Science/Engineering

Becky Rolapp (Dept. Alum)

Tesla, Inc.

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Mar 16

Ultra_Cold Atoms: Cooling with Lasers

and

Saturation Apsorption Spectroscopy

Mr. Michael Dorris

and

Ms. Carissa Leveille

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Apr 6 TBA

Mr. Alex Wallace (Dept. Alum)

SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory

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Apr 13 TBA

Mr. Jason Mickel

and

Mr. Will Mixter

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Apr 20 Nano-opitcs & Plasmonics

Dr. Huizhong Xu

San Francisco State University

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Apr 27 TBA

Mr. Charles Payne

and

Mr. Faisal Shaikh

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May 5 TBA

Mr. Kirk Williams

and

Mr. Nathan Fullmer

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May 11 TBA

Mr. Kyle Rocha-Brownell

and

Ms. Aria Radick

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Previous Schedules: 2015-16