Colloquium Schedule - Fall 2022

Dr. Reinhold Blumel

Thursdays, 11.50 am - 1.10 pm

Exley 058 (*except where noted)

Date

Speaker

Title

Sept

15

Reinhold Blumel

Wesleyan University

Introduction, requirements, and overview (combined with physics grad lunch)

Sept

22

Roman Riser

Technion Israel Institute of Technology

 Pseudo-hermitian Random Matrices

Sept

29

Pablo Rodriguez-Fernandez

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

The High-Field Path to Fusion Energy and the SPARC Tokamak

Oct

6

Reinhold Blumel

Wesleyan University

How does a Quantum Computer Work?  A Peek Under the Hood

Oct

13

Open House

Learn about the physics major and minor

Oct

20

Thomas Blum

University of Connecticut

The Muon Anomalous Magnetic Moment and the Hunt for New Physics

Oct

27

 Udaya Dahal

Wesleyan University

Surface Chemistry and Interaction of Nanoparticle with Bio Molecules

Nov

3

Thomas Weinacht

Stony Brook University

Ultrafast Spectroscopy and Coherent Control

Nov

10

Philip Mannheim

University of Connecticut

Is Dark Matter Fact or Fantasy - Clues from the Data

Nov

17

Philip Mannheim

University of Connecticut

Quantum Mechanics off the Beaten Track

Nov

24

Fall Break

Happy Thanksgiving

Dec

1

Jacopo Buongiorno*

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

*talk delivered by Dr. Mingda Li 

The Future of Nuclear Energy:  Have we Entered a New Era?

Dec

8

Vacek Miglus

Wesleyan University

Classic Demos in Electricity and Magnetism