Colloquium Schedule, Spring '10

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

Note: During the two weeks of January 25 - 29 and February 1 - 5 there will be FOUR special colloquia given by candidates for the currently open position in experimental condensed matter physics. All of these talks will be in Exley 58 and follow the usual colloquium practice of snacks at 4:15 and talk at 4:30.






January 21, 2010

January 25, 2010

January 28, 2010

Jack Harris, Yale University

Candidate Colloquium

Candidate Colloquium


Collective motion and density fluctuations in bacterial colonies

Ultrafast Solvation: Investigating Molecular Forces in Protein Folding

February 1, 2010


February 4, 2010

Candidate Colloquium


Candidate Colloquium

Interfacial Microrheology of lipid & protein films at an air-water interface


                                                                                                                              Probing complexity in proteins at the single molecule level

February 11, 2010

February 18, 2010

February 25, 2010


Professor Luca Dal Negro, Boston University

Engineering Aperiodic Order for Optical Devices with Photonic-Plasmonic Nanostructures

March 4, 2010 Dr. Fleischmann, Max Planck Institute for Dynamics and Self-Organization, Goettingen/Germany

Branched flows and random caustics

March 25, 2010

Brian Northup, Assistant Professor Chemistry Dept. Wesleyan

Dynamic Self-Assembly as a Route to New Organic Materials
April 1, 2010

Timothy Hall, Senior Scientist, NASA Goddard Institute - Space Studies

Hurricanes Risk and Climate
April 8, 2010

April 15, 2010

April 22, 2010

April 29, 2010

Tobias Golling, Assistant Professor, Yale University


Brian Stewart, Associate Professor, Wesleyan University

Vacek Miglus, Department of Physics, Wesleyan

Exploring the Energy Frontier at the LHC


Third Annual Earth Week Rant

"Curator's Favorite Demos"

May 6, 2010 

Bertman Lecture
Dr. Jennifer Tour Chayes, Managing Director, Microsoft Research New England

Interdisciplinarity in the Age of Networks


Please E-mail Erinn Savage with additions, updates or questions

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