Spring 2021 Colloquia Schedule

Monday, January 25, 2021 to Monday, April 26, 2021

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.

 

January 25

Yasunori Nomura, University of California, Berkeley
From the Black Hole Conundrum to the Structure of Quantum Gravity

 

February 1

Joseph Berry, NREL
Making metal halide perovskite photovoltaics a reality: an update on state-of-the-art

 

February 8

Allan Macdonald, The University of Texas at Austin
Title/abstract to come

 

February 15

HOLIDAY - No colloquium

 

February 22

Byron Freelon, University of Houston
Title/abstract to come

 

March 1

Marla Feller, University of California, Berkeley
“How neural circuits are wired up during development to perform computations”

 

March 8

Speaker TK
Title/abstract to come

 

March 15

Rob Goldston, Princeton University
Title/abstract to come

 

March 22

SPRING RECESS - No colloquium

 

March 29

Lisa Manning, Syracuse University
Title/abstract to come

 

April 5

Alvaro Sanchez, Yale University
Title/abstract to come

 

April 12

Wick Haxton, University of California, Berkeley
Title/abstract to come

 

April 19

Sydney Schreppler, Microsoft
Title/abstract to come

 

April 26

Monika Schleier-Smith, Stanford University
Title/abstract to come