Fall 2013 Colloquium Schedule

Colloquia are presented at 4:10 pm on Thursdays
in 1415 Biomedical & Physical Sciences Bldg.

Refreshments are served at 3:30 pm in 1400 Biomedical & Physical Sciences Bldg.



August 29

No Speaker


Classes Start MSU August 28th

September 05

Robert Ehrlich

George Mason University

Our Energy Future

Gary Westfall / Wolfgang Bauer

September 12

Brian O'Shea


The Universe in a Box: Adaptive Mesh Simulations of Cosmological Structure Formation

Phil Duxbury

September 19

Witold Nazarewicz

University of Tennessee ORNL

The Limits of the Nuclear Landscape: The Science of FRIB

Konrad Gelbke/Gary Westfall

September 26

David Nygren

Lawrence Berkeley National Lab

Gas-Filled Detectors: The Long-Distance Champions of Particle Physics

Betty Tsang

October 03

Samir Mathur

Ohio State

The Story of the Black Hole Information Paradox

Sekhar Chivukula

October 10

Marcelo Jaime


LANL, Los Alamos National Laboratory

Exotic Magnetic States of Matter Explored to 100 Tesla

Carlo Piermarocchi

October 17

Steinn Sigurdsson

(Note:Refreshments will be in rm 1415, NOT the Kitchen)

Pennsylvania State University

Black Holes: Overcrowding and Population Controls

Stephen Zepf

October 24

Tyce DeYoung

Pennslvania State University

First Light at the IceCube Neutrino Observatory

James Linnemann

October 31

Wade Fisher


Horror Vacui - The Higgs Boson and the Fate of our Vacuum

Raymond Brock

November 07

Vadim Smelyanskiy

NASA:Ames Research Center

Near Term Quantum Computing at NASA

Mark Dykman

November 14

Brendan Casey


Muon g-2 and The Big Move

Wade Fisher

November 21

Michael A. Dubson

University of Colorado Boulder

Transforming Teaching in a Physics Department: Educational Reforms that Stick

Stuart Tessmer

November 28

Thanksgiving: no colloquium

December 05

Shanker Balasubramaniam


Overcoming Challenges in Electromagnetic Analysis of Electrically Large Multiscale Structures




Oscar Naviliat-Cuncic NSCL-MSU Correlation Measurements in Nuclear Beta Decay Bollen

Map to the BioMedical & Physical Sciences Building
Building accessibility information

For travel arrangements, reimbursement questions or to make an appointment with the speaker
please contact Shawna Prater (884-5601 or prater@pa.msu.edu).

If you would like to attend lunch or dinner with the speaker, please contact the local host via E-mail.

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