Fall 2020 Colloquia Schedule

Monday, September 7, 2020 to Monday, November 23, 2020

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 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 (with the exception of the Department Welcome) and end around 5:15 PM. They are free and open to the public.

PLEASE NOTE: Zoom links will be posted on the day of each event.

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

 

September 7

HOLIDAY - No colloquium

 

September 14, 4:00 pm

Physics Department Chair James Analytis
2020 Department Welcome and First Tea

 

September 21, 4:15 pm

No colloquium

 

September 28, 4:15 pm

Per F. Peterson, University of California, Berkeley- Department of Nuclear Engineering
Future Directions for Nuclear Energy

 

October 5, 4:15 pm

No Colloquium

 

October 12, 4:15 pm

Alexander Rudolph, California State Polytechnic University
Overcoming Barriers to Engagement of Underrepresented Students in STEM PhD Programs

 

October 19, 4:15

Bradley Filippone, Caltech
Exploring Symmetry Violations with Free Neutrons

 

October 26, 4:15 pm

Phiala Shanahan, MIT
Proton and nuclear structure from the Standard Model

 

November 2, 4:15 pm

Marcelle Soares-Santos, U Michigan
Cosmology in the era of multi-messenger astronomy with gravitational waves

 

November 9, 4:15 pm

Evelynn Hammonds, Harvard University
Covid-19: Pandemics, History and Science

 

November 16, 4:15 pm

Naomi Ginsberg, UC Berkeley
Title/Abstract To Come

 

November 23, 4:15 pm

Nikta Fakri, MIT
Title/Abstract To Come

 

November 30, 4:15 pm

Sevil Salur, Rutgers University
Title/Abstract To Come

Location: 
Virtual