The department's colloquium series will take place Fridays at 12 noon (see Calendar) on the 6th floor of McCarthy Hall, room 629, except when noted otherwise. Talks will be 50 minutes, with 10 minutes discussion time. The majority of each presentation should be at a level accessible to undergraduates. All students and faculty are welcome to attend. 

Date Speaker Institution Title Host
Fall 2019 Colloquium Schedule
Friday
Aug 30
       
Friday
Sept 6
       
Friday
Sept 13
Dr. Fabian Magana-Sandoval University of Florida Wave Front Sensor Upgrade for Advanced LIGO Dr. Josh Smith
Friday
Sept 20
       
Friday
Sept 27
       
Friday
Oct 4
       
Friday
Oct 11
       
Friday
Oct 18
Dr. Michael Flatté University of Iowa New Mateials and Devices for Quantum Coherent Technologies Dr. Ionel Tifrea
Friday
Oct 25
       
Friday
Nov 1
       
Friday
Nov 8
Dr. Murtadha Khakoo Cal State Fullerton Low energy electron scattering from fundamental atoms and molecules Phys Dept
Friday
Nov 15
Dr. Alex Klotz (at 1PM) Cal State Long Beach

DNA polymer physics with knots and chainmail 

Dr. Wylie Ahmed
Friday
Nov 22
       
Friday
Nov 29
Campus closed      
Friday
Dec 6
Dr. Kinjal Dasbiswas Univ. of California Merced How do molecular motors create order in the noisy interior of cells? Dr. Wylie Ahmed
Friday
Dec 13
       

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