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Colloquium Schedule, Fall of 1999

All talks will be held on Thursday, except where noted, at 4:30 P.M. in Room 58 Science Tower with refreshments at 4:10 P.M., Room 58 (Foyer) Science Tower.

Month Day Speaker and Institution Title
September

16th Not Scheduled

23rd John Huennekens
Lehigh
Experimental Studies of the NaK Molecule

30th Rick Jensen
Wesleyan University
Deciphering the Neural Code: The Challenge of Computational Neuroscience
October

7th N. Menon
UMass
Dynamics in driven granular media: how sand melts and flows

14th Gerhard Muller
URI
Computational probes of collective excitations in quantum spin chains

21st Fall Break!

28th Dr. Andrea Freitag,
Brookhaven National Lab
Adsorption studies on MgO
November



4th Dr. John Birmingham
Brandeis University
Extending the Dynamic Range of Neural Coding

11th Werner Wolf
Yale University .
"The Role of Quantum Mechanics in Understanding Magnetic Materials"

18th Catherine Crouch
Harvard University
"Peer Instruction: Turning a Lecture Into a Seminar."

25th Thankgiving
December

2nd Jan Northby
URI
Spectroscopy of excited He2 molecules floating on liquid helium

9th Chandra Raman
MIT
"Shaking and Stirring a Quantum Gas: Probing superfluidity in Bose gases"

 

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