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Fall 2015    Schedule

Aug. 24 ISU Physics Faculty, Idaho State University, A Brief Overview of Resarch and Student Opportunities, Part I
Aug. 31 Dr. Zaijing Sun, Argonne National Laboratory, Mini-SHINE: Fission of Mo-99 with Accelerator Driven Subcritical Systems
Sept. 7 Labor Day, No Colloquium
Sept. 14 ISU Physics Faculty, Idaho State University, A Brief Overview of Resarch and Student Opportunities, Part II
Sept. 21 Dr. Vikram Deshpande, University of Utah, Anatomically-Thin Materials: Novel Devices and Physics
Sept. 28 ISU Physics Faculty, Idaho State University, A Brief Overview of Resarch and Student Opportunities, Part III
Oct. 5 Dr. Kent Gee, Brigham Young UniversityThat’s Shocking! The Physics of Nonlinear Sound Waves With Examples
Oct. 12 Dr. Michael Vershinin, University of UtahThree Dimensional Microtubule-Based Transport Logistics
Oct. 19  Colloquium Canceled
Oct. 21 Dr. Jeffrey Bennett, Big Kid Science, What is Relativity? An Intuitive Introduction to Einstein’s Ideas and Why They Matter, SPECIAL COLLOQUIUM 5:30 - 6:30 pm in PS 140
Oct. 26 Dr. Anil Chandra Seth, Utah State University, Black Holes in Low Mass Galaxies
Nov. 2 Dr. Jay OlsonBoise State UniversityCosmology and the Appearance of Aggressively Expanding Civilizations
Nov. 9 Dr. Jim Wheeler, Utah State University, The Search for the Higgs Boson
Nov. 16
Dr. Mary Bishai, Brookhaven National LaboratoryThe Little Neutral One: Neutrinos Past, Present, and Future
Nov. 23 Thanksgiving Break, No Colloquium
Nov. 30 Dr. Aaron Craft, Idaho National Laboratory, Neutron Imaging of Irradiated Nuclear Fuel at Idaho National Laboratory
Dec. 7 Dr. Erdinch Tatar, Idaho State UniversityRandom Thoughts About Physics

Spring 2016    Schedule

Jan. 11
Dr. Harold McFarlane, Director of International Programs, Idaho National Laboratory, The Global Outlook for Advanced Reactor Development

Jan. 18
Martin Luther King Day, No Colloquium

Jan 25
Dr. Brian Jackson, Boise State University, The Exoplanet Revolution

Feb. 1
Dr. Phillip Cole, Idaho State University, Studying Baryon Resonances with the CLAS (JLab) and BGO-OD (ELSA) Detectors

Feb. 8
Dr. Kristin Rabosky, Weber State UniversityAlternative Technologies for Next Generation Solar

Feb. 15
President's Day, No Colloquium

Feb. 22
Dr. Yan LiUniversity of Utah, Photoexcited Carrier Spin Dynamics in Metal Halide Perovskites
Feb. 29 Dr. Chad Pope, Idaho State University, The 1979 Three Mile Island Nuclear Power Plant Accident (and 1977 Precursor Event)

Mar. 7
Dr. Kael Hanson, University of Wisconsin at MadisonVery Large Volume Neutrino Telescopes: Where are We Now and Where are We Going?

Mar. 14
Dr. Eric Dufek, Idaho National laboratoryFrom Materials to Vehicles: Assessing Performance of Energy Storage Technologies for a More Electrified Society

Mar. 21
Spring Break, No Colloquium

Mar. 28
Gus CaffreyIdaho National Laboratory, Osiris Project for Fission Product Gamma Detection

Apr. 4
Dr. Zheng Zheng, University of Utah, Anisotropic Galaxy Clustering in the Isotropic Universe

Apr. 11
Dr. David Macaluso, University of Montana, Elvis, John Wayne, and Quantum Plasmon Resonances Where Dead Stars And Engineered Nanomaterials Collide
Apr. 18 Dr. Vladimir Tishchenko, Brookhaven National LaboratoryThe Anomalous Magnetic Moment of the Muon
Apr. 25 Dr. Brian Anderson, Brigham Young University, Time Reversal for Energy Focusing in Fluid and Elastic Media

Unless specifically mentioned, all talks will be at 4:00 pm on Mondays in PS 108.
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