Seminars & Colloquia Archive

SEMINAR & COLLOQUIA ARCHIVES

2016-17 Physics Colloquia & Seminars

 

2017-18 Department Colloquium

Tuesdays at 4:00
~ Refreshments Served at 3:40 ~

Winter 2018

Date

Time

Speaker

Title

Location

01/09/2018

4:00 pm

Cristina Marchetti, Syracuse University

 The Physics of Active Matter

KITP MSR

01/16/2018

4:00 pm

Samantha Stevenson, UCSB

The Physics of the El Nino Response to Climate Change: What Can We Learn from Climate Model Simulations?

Webb Hall 1100

01/23/2018

4:00 pm

Sean Carroll, Caltech

Finding Gravity within Quantum Mechanics

Webb Hall 1100

02/06/2018

4:00 pm

Aaron Manalaysay, UC Davis

A Stab in the Dark: exploring the dark-matter landscape

Webb Hall 1100

02/13/2018

4:00 pm

Jonathan Ouellet, MIT

Why is there something in the universe instead of nothing?

Webb Hall 1100

02/22/2018

4:00 pm

Xiao Luo, Yale

Neutrinos: a v torch to new physics

KITP MSR

02/27/2018

4:00 pm

Gil Refael, CalTech From Driven Systems to Topological Quantum Machines

Webb Hall 1100

03/13/2018

4:00 pm

David De Mille, Yale University

Diatomic Molecules as Quantum Tools

Webb Hall 1100

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 3:30 pm in Elings 1605

Winter 2018

Date

Time

Speaker

Title

Location

         

Thurs., 01/18/2018

3:45 pm

Javier Sanchez-Yamagishi, Harvard University

Current instability in a driven 2d electron liquid probed by nanoscale magnetometry

Elings 1605

Thurs., 2/1/2018 3:45 pm Liang Wu, UC Berkeley Band geometry and nonlinear optical studies on polar Weyl semimetals Elings 1605
Mon., 2/5/2018 2:00pm Harald Schneider, Division ofSpectroscopy, Helmholtz-Zentrum Dresden-Rossendorf, Dresden, Germany Nonlinear THz free-electron laser spectroscopy of graphene and GaAs quantum wells Broida 3305
Thurs., 2/8/2018 3:45pm Jonathan King, UC Berkeley Zero-field nuclear magnetic resonance for direct detection of molecular chirality and parity nonconservation Elings 1605
Thurs., 2/15/2018 3:45pm Ruwan Senaratne, UCSB Cold atom quatum simulation of strongly driven systems Elings 1605
Thurs., 2/22/2018 3:45pm Andrei Faraon, Caltech Nano-photonic quantum light-mater interfaces based on rare-earth-doped crystals Elings 1605
Thurs., 3/12/2018 3:45pm Tyler McQueen, Johns Hopkins University Pursuit of Metal-Insulator Transition in Spin Liquids Elings 1605
 

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 in Broida 3302 and Thursdays at 2:00pm in KITP Small Seminar Room unless otherwise indicated.
 

Winter 2018

Date

Time

Speaker

Title

Location

Tuesday, 1/23/2018

12:30 pm

Edgar Shaghoulian, Cornell Univeristy

Parity in two-dimensional conformal field theory

Broida 3302

Thursday, 2/1/2018

2:00 pm

Juan Maldacena, IAS Making a wormhole

KITP SSR

Tuesday,

2/6/2018

12:30 pm

Thomas Hertog, KU Leuven

Boundary Conditions in Cosmology and at Black Holes

Broida 3302

Thursday, 2/8/2018 2:00pm Makoto Natsuume, KEK Holographic Lifshitz superconductors: analytic solution KITP SSR

Thursday. 2/15/2018

2:00 pm

Cumrun Vafa, Harvard

6d Theories on Curves

KITP SSR
Tuesday, 2/20/2018 2:00pm Achilleas Porfyriadis, UCSB Critical emission from a high-spin black hole Broida 3302
Wednesday, 2/28/2018 3:00pm Seyda Ipek, Fermilab HEP-HEX Seminar: Neutrino Masses from a Pseudo-Dirac Bino Broida 3302

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

Santa Barbara Astro Lunch

Wednesdays at 12:30pm in Broida 3302

Fall 2017

Date

Time

Speaker

Title

Location

Wednesdays - Fall 2017

12:30 pm

 

Santa Barbara Astro Lunch

Broida 3302

 

 

Upcoming Special Seminars

2017 - 2018

Date

Time

Speaker

Special Seminar

Location

Thursday, Oct 5, 2017

3:00 pm  Spencer Gessner, CERN Advances in Beam-Driven Plasma Wakefield Acceleration  Broida 3302
Tuesday, Jan 23, 2018 5:15pm Stephanie Bailey, UCSC The Physics of Murmuration: Starling Flocks Behave like Flying Magnets Broida 3302
Tuesday, Jan 30, 2018 5:15pm Brian Youngblood, UCSB Magnetic Skyrmions, Geometric Phase, and Mechanical Models Broida 3302
Wednesday, Feb 7, 2018 1:00pm Aaron Manalaysay, UC Davis The hunt for dark matter in a post-WIMP world Broida 3302
Wednesday, Feb 14, 2018 1:00pm Jonathan Ouellet,MIT Cuore and Abracadabra: Two searches for new physics at the edge of absolute zero Broida 3302
Thursday, Feb 22, 2018 1:00pm Georgios Koutroulakis, UCSB Unconvientional Superconductivity, Quantum Megnetism, and Other Magnificent Tales Broida 3302
Friday, Feb 23, 2018 2:00pm Xiao Luo, Yale Precision Neutrino physics in MicroBooNE and beyond Broida 1640
Tuesday, Feb 27, 2018 3:00pm David Jackson, Dickinson College Now you see it, now you dont -- the mysterious spinning cylinder Broida 3302
Thursday, Mar 8, 2018 5:15pm Vikram Duvvuri, Washington University - St. Louis Information Demonology: From It to Bit? Broida 3302

Tuesday, Oct 16, 2018

  TBA  Robin Canup, Southwest Research Institute

Fall 2018 Peale Lecture

TBA
 

 

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