Spring 2016 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.

 

Date
(2016)
Speaker
Speaker's
Institution
Title
Speaker
Schedule
Local
Host

January 14

Abigail Stewart

UofM

Judging Others in the Academy: Implications of Uncertainty and Bias (abstract)

Laura Chomiuk

January 21

TBD

TBD

TBD

January 28

Jesse Thaler

MIT

Jet Substructure: Boosting the Search for New Physics at the LHC (abstract)

Sekhar Chivukula

February 04

Alexander Velikovich

NRL

A Path to Inertial Confinement Fusion: Magnetic Flux Compressiion (abstract)

Mark Dykman

February 11

Zolton Fodor

Bergische Universität Wuppertal, Germany

The Origin of Mass of the Visible Universe (abstract)

Witold Nazarewicz

February 18

Sarah Milkovich

Caltech JPL

Seeking Signs of Ancient Life on Mars (abstract)

Jaideep Singh

February 25

Jane Rigby

NASA

Inclusive Astronomy (abstract)

Sean Couch

March 03

Vladan Vuletic

(Cancelled)

TBD

TBD

Mark Dykman

March 10

** MSU Spring Break: No Colloquium **

March 17

Chip Brock

MSU

That Spin O Boson Changes Everything (abstract)

Chip Brock

March 24

Robert Hilborn

AAPT

Scientific Foundations for Future Physicians and the Revised MCAT: Implications for Undergraduate STEM Education (abstract)

Danny Caballero

March 31

Brian McNamara

University Waterloo

Gas Flows and Turbulent Motion in the X-ray Atmospheres of Clusters of Galaxies (abstract)

Megan Donahue

April 07

TBD

 

 

Mark Dykman

April 12

2016 Science Festival

Wharton Center,
7:00 pm

Brian Green

Columbia University

The Drive to Innovate: Stories from the Frontiers of Discovery

(Link for science program)

Sekhar Chivukula

April 21

Achim Richter

T.U. Darmstadt

Superconducting Microwave Dirac Billiards: from Graphene to Fullerence

Witold Nazarewicz

April 28

Bruno Basso

MSU

The Role of Big-Data in Agriculture to Assess and Model Crop Yield and Environmental Impacts (abstract)

Mark Dykman

Map to the BioMedical & Physical Sciences Building
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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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