Seminars and Lectures

Spring 2018

4:25pm in Room 221 Kreger Hall, unless otherwise noted

Jan 31 - Chenglong Zhao, University of Dayton
"Nanoscale laser heating and its applications"

Feb 5 - 319 Kreger, Candidate for Asst Prof, Theory/Computation
"Zooming in on the concerted mechanics of single motor enzymes one substep at a time"

Feb 7 - Candidate for Asst Prof, Theory/Computation
"Few-photon quantum optics with cavities, emitters and waveguides"

Feb 12 - 319 Kreger, Candidate for Asst Prof, Theory/Computation
"Quantum-Classical Links: Entanglement, Information and More"

Feb 14 - Candidate for Asst Prof, Theory/Computation
"Modeling modern condensed matter systems at the mesoscale: From 2D materials to living cells"

Feb 19 - 319 Kreger, Candidate for Asst Prof, Theory/Computation
"Quantum information processing with superconducting elements"

Feb 21 - Candidate for Asst Prof, Theory/Computation
"Non-Hermitian Photonics"

Feb 28 - No Seminar


Mar 7 - Ron Naaman, Weizmann Institute of Science
"Molecular Chirality and the Electron's Spin - From Biology to Spintronics"

Mar 14 - Gretchen Campbell, Joint Quantum Institute, U of Maryland
"Experiments with Superfluid Atom Circuits"

Mar 21 - No Seminar, Spring break

Mar 28 - Swati Singh, Williams College
"Using macroscopic quantum systems as detectors"


Apr 4 - Alumnus Steve Crutchfield, Ret. Ford Motor Company
"Billiards, a game best played at 30 degrees"

Apr 12, 7:00pm in 319 Kreger - George C. Benson Memorial Lecture
Alumnus David Eicher, editor-in-chief, Astronomy
"The New Cosmos: Astronomy's Ongoing Revolution"

Apr 18 - Louis DiMauro, The Ohio State University
"Attosecond Physics: Faster Than a New York Minute"

Apr 25 - Alumnus Josh Jacob, Small Business owner
"Life after a Physics Degree"


May 2 - Alumnus Kenneth Pulkkinen, Ret. US Naval Observatory, Goddard Space Flight Center

May 9 - Awards Presentations