Department of Physics

Previous 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!
Schedule of seminars
Feb 9Michelson Interferometer for Global High-Resolution Thermospheric Imaging (MIGHTI)Mr. Logan StormMr. Logan Storm abstract (PDF)
Tracking Buoyant Magnetic Loops in a 3D Stellar Dynamo SimulationMr. Austin PollardMr. Austin Pollard abstract (PDF)
Feb 16The Mysterious Mass of the Higgs BosonDr. Christopher Verhaaren
Dr. Christopher Verhaaren abstract (PDF)
Feb 23Spacetime Symphony: Gravitational Waves from Merging BinariesDr. Lynn Cominsky
Sonoma State University
Dr. Lynn Cominsky abstract (PDF)
Mar 2Understanding Quasars: The Study of Galaxies Far, Far Away...Dr. Paola Rodriguez Hidalgo
Humboldt State University
Dr. Paola Rodriguez Hidalgo abstract (PDF)
Mar 9New Product Introduction at Tesla: Working in a Technical Position Outside of Science/EngineeringBecky Rolapp (Dept. Alum)
Tesla, Inc.
Becky Rolapp abstract (PDF)
Mar 16Ultra_Cold Atoms: Cooling with LasersMr. Michael Dorris 
Saturation Apsorption SpectroscopyMs. Carissa Leveille 
Apr 6TBAMr. Alex Wallace (Dept. Alum)
SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory
Apr 13TBAMr. Jason Mickel 
Mr. Will Mixter 
Apr 20Nano-opitcs & PlasmonicsDr. Huizhong Xu
San Francisco State University
Apr 27TBAMr. Charles Payne 
Mr. Faisal Shaikh 
May 5TBAMr. Kirk Williams 
Mr. Nathan Fullmer 
May 11TBAMr. Kyle Rocha-Brownell 
Ms. Aria Radick