Spring 2019 Colloquia Schedule

Monday, January 28, 2019 - 4:15pm to Monday, April 29, 2019 - 4:15pm

The Physics Department hosts weekly colloquia presented by accomplished scientists from all over the globe. These lectures showcase cutting-edge physics and inspire the broader community to participate in science. Please join us in room #1 LeConte Hall on the Mondays listed below for an inside look at what's new and exciting in physics, and beyond. All lectures start at 4:15 PM and end around 5:15 PM. They are free and open to the public.

For abstract and videos for each lecture, including past lectures, please see our Colloquia and Videos page.


JANUARY 28, 2019

Laura Greene, National High Magnetic Field Laboratory
Correlated Electrons: The Dark Energy of Quantum Materials


FEBRUARY 4, 2019

Donna Strickland, University of Waterloo
Title/Abstract to come


FEBRUARY 11, 2019

Pablo Jarillo-Herrero, MIT
Title/Abstract to come


FEBRUARY 18, 2019



FEBRUARY 25, 2019

Steven Louie, UC Berkeley
The Fascinating Quantum World of Atomically Thin 1D & 2D Materials: Symmetry, Interaction and Topological Effects


MARCH 4, 2019

Eric Siggia, The Rockfeller University
Title/Abstarct to come


MARCH 13, 2019

Helen Quinn, Stanford University
Title/Abstract to come


MARCH 18, 2019

David Awschalom, University of Chicago
Title/Abstract to come


MARCH 25, 2019



APRIL 1, 2019

Meg Urry, Yale University
Title/Abstract to come


APRIL 8, 2019

William Irvine, University of Chicago
Title/Abstrct to come


APRIL 15, 2019

Stefania Gori, UC Santa Cruz
Title/Abstract to come


APRIL 22, 2019

Dimitrios Psaltis, University of Arizona
Title/Abstract to come


APRIL 29, 2019

Michael Nauenberg, UC Santa Cruz
Title/Abstract to come

Room #1 LeConte Hall