Colloquium Schedule - Fall 2020

Dr. Tsampkos Kottos

Thursdays, 11.50 am - 1.10 pm  (*except where noted)

Colloquia Series will be via zoom for the Fall semester

Date

Speaker

Title

Sept

17

Dr. Rajarshi Roy

University of Maryland
Seeing the Light:  Photons, Complexity and Randomness

Sept

24

Dr. Sebastian Deffner

University of Maryland, Baltimore County
Quantum Thermodynamics - an Introduction to the Thermodynamics of Information

Oct

01

Open House

Introduction of the Physics Department to the Undergraduates Interested in Declaring a Physics Major

Oct

08

Dr. Spencer Smith

Mount Holyoke College
Maximal Mixing in Active Matter Systems

Oct

15

Dr. Johanne Hizanidis

University of Crete
SQUID Metamaterials:  A Testbed for Nonlinear Dynamics

Oct

22

Dr. Paul Hanakata

Harvard University
Designing Two-Dimensional Materials with Machine Learning and Defect Engineering

Oct

29

Dr. Marc Timme

Institute for Theoretical Physics & Center for Advancing Electronics, Dresden

Nov

05

IEEE Cady Milestone Celebration

Talks on the History of Research by Walter Cady on Quartz Crystal Resonator Circuits at Wesleyan in the First Half of the 20th Century

Nov

12

Dr. Theo Geisel

Max-Planck-Institute for Dynamics and Self-Organization, Gottingen, Germany
The Psychophysics of Musical Rhythms and the Riddle of Swing

Nov

19

Dr. Brian Shuve

Harvey Mudd College
Illumuminating Hidden Particles at High-Energy Colliders

Nov

26

No Colloquium Thanksgiving Recess

Dec

03

Dr. Lea Ferreira dos Santos

Yeshiva University
Time Scales for the Equilibration of Many-Body Quantum Systems