Fall 2022 Colloquia Schedule

Fall 2022 Colloquia Schedule
August 29, 2022

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 and end around 5:15 PM. They are free and open to the public.

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

September 5

Academic/Administrative Holiday (Labor Day) 

September 12

Andrea Young, UC Santa Barbara
Orbital magnetism in graphene heterostructures

September 19

Michael Turner, University of Chicago
Cosmology:  What we know, what we don’t know and what we don’t know we don’t know

September 26

No Colloquium

October 3

[POSTPONED until Fall 2023] Annie Kritcher, Lawrence Livermore National Lab

October 10

Elena Long, University of New Hampshire
Understanding the Nature of Matter with Polarized Targets

October 17

Surya Ganguli, Stanford University
Neurophysics: revealing the emergence of cognition from the collective dynamics of interacting neurons

October 24

Guifre Vidal, Google Quantum AI
Tensor Processing Units (TPUs) as scientific supercomputers

October 31

Liang Dai, University of California, Berkeley
Stars and star clusters in the distant Universe seen through Einstein’s Lens

November 7

2022 Emilio Segrè Lecture Featuring Eric Cornell, University of Colorado, Boulder
14 billion years on, what can we learn about original imperfection?

November 14

Benjamin Safdi, University of California, Berkeley
Narrowing the search for axion dark matter

November 21

HOLIDAY: No colloquium

November 28

Jun Ye, University of Colorado, Boulder
Clock for quantum and fundamental physics

Location: Physics North Lecture Hall 1