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ISU Physics Department Colloquium ScheduleColloquium 

Fall 2016    Schedule

Aug. 22 Dr. Mark TranstrumBrigham Young University, Model Reduction and Effective Theories in Physics, Biology, and Beyond
Aug. 29 Nicolas Woolstenhulme, Idaho National Laboratory, The Past Present, and Future of Transient Testing in Idaho
Sept. 5 Labor Day, No Colloquium
Sept. 12 Dr. Dallin Durfee, Brigham Young University, The Physics of Musical Scales
Sept. 19 Dr. Elizabeth Jeffrey, Brigham Young UniversityWhite Dwarfs, Star Clusters, and the Lives and Deaths of Stars
Sept. 26 Dr. George Imel, Idaho State University, Experiences at the Transient Reactor Test Facility
Oct. 3 Dr. Dan Dale, Idaho State University, Studies of Prompt Diagnostic Signatures of Nuclear Detonations with MeV Electron Beams
Oct. 10 Dr. Darin RagozzineBrigham Young UniversityExoplanetary Systems: Overview and New Results
Oct. 17  Dr. Craig Sangster, University of Rochester Laboratory for Laser Energetics, Nuclear Physics with Big Lasers
Oct. 24 Dr. Haiming Wen, Idaho State UniversityNano Science and Engineering in Nuclear – What Can We Do?
Oct. 26 Dr. Jeffrey Bennett, Big Kid ScienceGlobal Warming Demystified, The Science, The Consequences, and The Solutions (and why conservatives and liberals can all agree), SPECIAL COLLOQUIUM 5:30 - 6:30 pm in PS 140
Oct. 31 Joe GiglioIdaho National Laboratory, Radioisotope Power Systems
Nov. 7 Dr. Joel Miller, University of Utah, Organic-Based Magnets: New Chemistry and New Materials for This Millennium
Nov. 14
Dr. Mahbub Khandakar, Idaho State University, The Proton Radius Puzzle
Nov. 21 Thanksgiving Break, No Colloquium
Nov. 28 Dr. Oscar Varela, Utah State University, The World From a Ten-Dimensional Viewpoint
Dec. 5 Dr. Tony Forest, Idaho State UniversityA Measurement of the Down Quark Polarization Fraction in the Nucleon

Spring 2017    Schedule

Jan. 9
Colloquium Canceled

Jan. 16
Martin Luther King Day, No Colloquium

Jan 23
Colloquium Canceled

Jan. 30
Michael Glazoff, Idaho National LaboratoryMorphological Analysis and Its Applications in Materials Science and Engineering

Feb. 6
Dr. Michael Gericke, University of Manitoba, The QWeak Experiment: A Search for Physics Beyond the Standard model via A Measurement of the Proton's Weak Charge

Feb. 13
Dr. Maria Rodriguez, Utah State UniversityCracking Einstein's Equations: Higher-Dimensional Black Holes

Feb. 20
President's Day, No Colloquium
Feb. 27 Dr. Pearl SandickUniversity of UtahMixing It Up: New Results in Dark Matter

Mar. 6
Dr. Yunrong Zhu, Idaho State UniversityEfficient Solvers for Some Partial Differential Equations in Physics

Mar. 13
Dr. Kate Scholberg, Duke University, Neutrinos From the Sky and Through the Earth

Mar. 20
Spring Break, No Colloquium

Mar. 27
Dr. Michael Ware,  Brigham Young University, Photo Emission by Individual Electron Wave packets in Strong Laser Fields 

Apr. 3
Dr. Byung Kim, Boise State University, Direct Observation of Chain-Like Water Structures by Atomic Force Microscopy

Apr. 10
Dr. Eric Held, Utah State UniversityFluid/Kinetic Modeling of ITER Plasmas
Apr. 17 Dr. Graeme Milton, University of Utah, Cloaking: Where Science Fiction Meets Science
Apr. 24 Dr. Leslie Kerby, Idaho State UniversitySerpent Research at Idaho National Laboratory

Unless specifically mentioned, all talks will be at 4:00 pm on Mondays in PS 108.
contact: shrostev@isu.edu
Last modified 4/3/2017