Michigan State University

Department of Physics & Astronomy

CMP Seminar Schedule Spring 2008

Mondays at 4:10 pm, Room 1400 Biomedical & Physical Sciences Bldg.
Refreshments at 3:45 pm.

Speaker Title Host
  14 January   Tobin Sosnick - University of Chicago   Protein Folding Mechanisms and Their Application to Structure Prediction Wedemeyer
  21 January Jeffrey R. Gour - Dept. of Chemistry, MSU   The Coupled-Cluster Theory and its Applications to the Study of the Structure of the Nucleus Mahanti/Pieucuch
  28 January Joseph Heremans - Ohio State University   Lead-free Lead Telluride (AgSbTe2): A New Thermoelectric Material Mahanti 
  4 February Michael Moore - Physics Dept, MSU   Taming Quantum Fluctuations with Atoms and Photons  
  11 February Martin Gruebele - University of Illinois   Fast Protein Folding: Physics Meets Evolution Wedemeyer
  18 February CMP Group Meeting  
  25 February Britton Plourde - Syracuse University   (CANCELLED)   Tessmer 
  3 March Spring Break
  10 March   No Seminar - APS March Meeting  
  17 March Bruce Gaulin - McMaster University   Frustrated and Satisfied Ground States in Pyrochlore Magnets   Mahanti 
  24 March Eric Hudson - MIT   Gaps in Our Understanding of High Temperature Superconductors   Tessmer

**28 March

Special Seminar

Manfred Fink - University of Texas   Ruan
  31 March  

  CMP Group Meeting

(Room 4270)

  7 April Francoise Kidwingira - Stanford University

Josephson Interferometry in Superconducting Sr2RuO4: Evidence for Chiral Order Parameter Domains

  14 April Benjamin Huard - Stanford University   Transport Measurements across Potential Barriers in Graphene   Birge
  21 April Karsten Pohl - University of New Hampshire     Pattern Formation, Molecular Self-Assembly, and Novel Collective Excitations on Metallic Interfaces


5 May

Special Seminar

Britton Plourde - Syracuse University Vortex Dynamics in Tailored Superconducting Channels: Ratchets and Circles Tessmer

12 May

Special Seminar

Patrick Soukiassian - Universite de Paris - Sud/Orsay Nanoscience at Nanotechnology at Silicon Carbide Surfaces Ghosh


Organized by Stuart Tesser and Bill Wedemeyer
Last update: 09:44:27 EDT, 2008-04-22
For information or special accommodations please email Cathy Cords at
cords -AT- pa dot msu dot edu