Seminars & Colloquia Archive

SEMINAR & COLLOQUIA ARCHIVES

2016-17 Physics Colloquia & Seminars

2016-17 Department Colloquium

Tuesdays at 4:00 in Broida 1640
~ Refreshments Served at 3:40 ~

Fall 2017

Date

Time

Speaker

Title

Location

09/26/2017

4:00 pm

Douglas Stanford, Stanford University

 Quantum chaos and black holes

Broida 1640

10/03/2017

4:00 pm

John Tranquada, Brookhaven National Laboratory

What Stripes Tell Us about Superconductivity in Cuprates

Broida 1640

10/10/2017

4:00 pm

Nathaniel Craig, UCSB

 Is Nature Natural?

Broida 1640

10/17/2017

4:00 pm

Eva Silverstein, Stanford University

New information in the wavefunction of primordial perturbations

Broida 1640

10/24/2017

4:00 pm

Deborah Fygenson, UCSB

DNA microtubules: progress and prospects in de novo designed macromolecular machinery

Broida 1640

10/31/2017

4:00 pm

Cenke Xu, UCSB

Touching an elephant blindfolded: duality between unconventional quantum critical points

Broida 1640

11/07/2017

4:00 pm

Roger Melko, University of Waterloo

Machine Learning the Many-Body Problem

Broida 1640

11/14/2017

4:00 pm

Wojciech Zurek

Decoherence and the Quantum Theory of the Classical

Broida 1640

11/21/2017

4:00 pm

Dr. Matthew Hastings, Microsoft Research

Magic State Distillation: Towards a Universal Quantum Computer

Broida 1640

11/28/2017

4:00 pm

TBA

Title: TBA

Broida 1640

12/05/2017 4:00 pm Stefanie K. Johnson, University of Colorado

Overcoming Biases that affect the evaluation of women and minorities

Broida 1640
12/12/2017 4:00 pm Masaki Oshikawa, University of Tokyo

Berezinskii-Kosterlitz-Thouless Transition and Haldane Gap Phenomena — an extraordinary story behind the Nobel Prize in Physics 2016

Broida 1640

Spring 2017

Date

Time

Speaker

Title

Location

06/6/2017

4:00 pm

Claire Max, UCO Lick

Title: TBA

Broida 1640

05/30/2017

4:00 pm

Alexander Rudolph, Cal Poly Pomona

Title: TBA

Broida 1640

05/23/2017

4:00 pm

Gerald Shubert, UCLA

Venus: Its Rotation and its Atmosphere

Broida 1640

05/16/2017

4:00 pm

Matthieu Louis,

Title: TBA

Broida 1640

05/09/2017

4:00 pm

Juna Kollmeier, Carnegie Observatories

Title: TBA

Broida 1640

05/02/2017

 

NO COLLOQUIUM THIS WEEK

 

 

04/25/2017

4:00 pm

Megan Valentine, UCSB

How Mussels Stick to Rocks Using Strong, Tough and Porous Materials

Broida 1640

04/18/2017

4:00 pm

John Martinis, UCSB & Google

Checking a Quantum Computer with a Classical Supercomputer

Broida 1640

04/11/2017

4:00 pm

Leo Radzihovsky, U. Colorado

Chiral Symmetry Breaking, Emergent Higgs Mechanism, and Critical Matter

Broida 1640

04/04/2017

4:00 pm

Brian Punsly, ICRANet

Direct Observational Constraints on Black Hole Driven Jets

Broida 1640

 

ABC...z Seminar

Thursdays at 3:00 pm in Elings 1601

Fall 2017

Date

Time

Speaker

Title

Location

         

Thurs., 09/14/17

3:00 pm

Chris Lutz, IBM

Magnetic Sensing by Single-Atom Resonance Using an STM

Elings 1601

Thurs., 10/5/17 3:30 pm Matthew Gebbie, Stanford University  Assessing Nucleation Theory Under Extreme Conditions  Broida Hall 1640
Thurs., 10/19/17 3:45pm Ella Lachman, UC Berkeley Magnetism is magnetically doped topological insulators revealed by SQUID-ON-Tip microscopy Broida Hall 1640
Thurs., 10/26/17 3:30pm Peter Maurer, Stanford University Probing biological systems in a new single-molecule regime Broida Hall 1640
Fri., 10/27/2017 1:00pm (Special) Amer Vutha, University of Toronto A solid platform for atomic clocks Elings Hall 1601
Thurs., 11/9/2017 3:30pm Eric Hudson, UCLA Hybrid traps, molecular ions, and radioactive qubits Broida 1640
Thurs., 11/30/2017 3:30pm Ashwin Gopinath, Caltech DNA origami: The bridge from bottom to tip Broida 1640
Thurs., 12/7/2017 3:00pm Hechen Ren, Harvard University Probing topological superconductivity in HgTe quantum wells Broida 1640

 

2017-18 High Energy and Gravity Seminars

Tuesdays at 12:30pm and Wednesday at 3:00pm in Broida 3302 and Thursdays at 2:00pm in KITP Small Seminar Room
 

Fall 2017

Date

Time

Speaker

Title

Location

Wednesday, 09/27/2017

3:00 pm

Robert Lasenby, Perimeter Institute

HEP-HEX Seminar: Astrophysical searches for weakly-coupled particles: from black holes to red giants

Broida 3302

Tuesday, 10/03/2017

12:30 pm

Pawel  Caputa, YITP Kyoto

AdS from Optimization of Path Integrals in CFTs

Broida 3302

Wednesday,

10/04/2017

3:00 pm

Angelo Monteux, UC Irvine

HEP-HEX Seminar: Digging deeper for New Physics at the LHC

Broida 3302

Wedensday. 10/11/2017

3:00 pm

Lina Necib, Caltech

HEP-HEX Seminar: TBC

Broida 3302

Thursday 10/26/2017

2:00 pm

Shira Chapman, Perimeter Institute

Complexity in holography and QFT

KITP SSR

Tuesday, 10/31/2017

12:30 pm

Eduardo Teste, Centro Atomico Bariloche

Entropic A theorem and the Markov property of the vacuum

Broida 3302

Wednesday, 11/1/2017 3:00pm Mikhail Solon HEP-HEX Seminar: Quark Reggeization from Effective Field Theory Broida 3302
Tuesday, 11/7/2017 12:30pm Alexandra Miller Code Subspaces for LLM Geometries Broida 3302

Tuesday, 11/21/2017

12:30 pm

Valentina Forini

Worldsheet superstring on the lattice

Broida 3302

Tuesday,

12/5/2017

12:30pm Chiara Toldo, KITP Supersymmetric Bolt solutions and their free energy via susy localization Broida 3302

 

Astrophysics Seminar

Wednesdays at 4:00pm in Broida 3302

Spring 2017

Date

Time

Speaker

Title

Location

         

04/05/2017

4:00 pm

Robyn Sanderson, Columbia

Mapping Dark Matter in Galaxies

Broida 3302

 

 

Institute for Terahertz Technology Seminar

Spring 2017

Date

Time

Speaker

Title

Location

Thurs., 04/13/2017

3:30 pm

Yanmeng Shi, UC Riverside

Magnetotransport in Few-layer Graphene and Phosphorene

Elings 1605

 

 

Upcoming Special Seminars

Spring 2017

Date

Time

Speaker

Special Seminar

Location

Tuesday, 05/23/2017

4:00 pm

Gerald Shubert, UCLA

2017 Peale Lecture:
Venus: Its Rotation and its Atmosphere

Broida 1640