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Fall 2017    Schedule

Aug. 21 Colloquium Canceled due to TOTAL SOLAR ECLIPSE!!!
Aug. 28 Dr. J. Quinn Norris, Brigham Young University Idaho, It's Complicated: Discovering Relationships When Traditional Physics Breaks Down
Sept. 4 Labor Day, No Colloquium
Sept. 11 Dr. Paul Stonha, Idaho State University, Crystal Lattice Dynamics Measured Using Particle Scattering
Sept. 18 Dr. John Belz, University of UtahA Particle Astrophysics Observatory and the Origins of Lightning
Sept. 25 Dr. Anton Vorontsov, Montana State UniversitySuperfluid Helium-3 in Tight Spaces
Oct. 2 Dr. Yong-Shi WuUniversity of UtahWhen Topology Meets Many-Body Physics - the Making of 2016 Nobel Prize in Physics 
Oct. 9 Dr. Dmytro Pesin, University of UtahGeometric Theory of Nonlocal Transport in Metals
Oct. 16  Dr. John Sohl, Weber State UniversityTotal Solar Eclipse Studies From the Edge of Space
Oct. 23 Dr. Branton CampbellBrigham Young University, Symmetry Breaking in Crystals
Oct. 30 Dr. Steven Turley, Brigham Young University, Mirrors for the Next Decadal NASA Telescope
Nov. 6 Dr. Jay Norris, Boise State UniversityGW NS-NS/NS-BH Merger Events and Short GRB Subclasses
Nov. 13
Joshua Kane, Idaho National Laboratory, Understanding the Reaction of Graphite with Oxygen:  Kinetics, Transport, and Structural Evolution
Nov. 20 Thanksgiving Break, No Colloquium
Nov. 27 Dr. Wayne SpringerUniversity of Utah, The High Altitude Water Cherenkov (HAWC) Observatory
Dec. 4 Michael Glazoff, Idaho National Laboratory, Computational Materials Science: a Scientific Discovery and Industrial Production Tool

Spring 2018    Schedule

Jan. 8
James Norris, Cody Milne, David Friant, Idaho State University, 2017 International Neutrino Summer School

Jan. 15
Martin Luther King Day, No Colloquium

Jan 22
Chris Eckman, Linage Inc., Scientific Adventures in industrial Warehousing

Jan. 29
Dr. Dustin McNulty, Idaho State University, Applications of Parity Violation in the Weak Nuclear Force, Part I

Feb. 5
Dr. Gus CaffreyIdaho National Laboratory,  System Tests of OSIRIS—A Spectrum-Blind Gamma-Ray Spectrometer for On-Site Inspections Under the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty

Feb. 12
Dr. Nathan PowersBrigham Young University, Quasi Monoenergetic Compton X-Ray Source from Laser Wakefield Accelerated Electrons

Feb. 19
President's Day, No Colloquium
Feb. 20 Special Colloquium, 2:00 - 2:50 pm
Dr. David Miller, Idaho National Laboratory, Shapeshifters: Islands and Isospin Zero
Feb. 26 Dr. Scott SommerfeldtBrigham Young UniversityGlobal Active Structural Acoustic Control
Mar. 1 Special Colloquium, 2:00 - 2:50 pm
Dr. Paul Stonha, Idaho State University, Materials Science Research Opportunities at Idaho State University

Mar. 5
Polad Shikhaliev, Photon Counting Computed Tomography for Low Dose, Material Selective Imaging

Mar. 12
Dr. Dustin McNulty, Idaho State University, Applications of Parity Violation in the Weak Nuclear Force, Part II

Mar. 19
Spring Break, No Colloquium

Mar. 26
Dr. Colin InglefieldWeber State University, Materials Science Research with Undergraduates at Weber State University

Apr. 2
Dr. John Kalivas, Idaho State University, Principal Component Analysis of Lock-In Thermography Imagas for Detecting and Recognizing Defaced Serial Numbers

Apr. 9
Dr. Yury Gryazin, Idaho State Universtiy, High-Resolution Parallel Algorithms for Forward and Inverse Scattering Problems
Apr. 16 Karen WrightIdaho National Laboratory, The Modification and Use of the Electron Probe Microanalyzer (EPMA) in the Analysis of Highly Irradiated Nuclear Fuel
Apr. 23 Dr. Brian Milbrath, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Experiments and Technical Studies of Detecting Underground Nuclear Explosions via Radionuclide Techniques

Unless specifically mentioned, all talks will be at 4:00 pm on Mondays in PS 108.
contact: shrostev@isu.edu
Last modified 4/7/2018