Spring 2014 Schedule of Colloquium

Colloquium talks will be held at Science Library, SL 212 at 11:00 am - 12:15 pm. Light refreshments will be provided 15 minutes before the start of the meeting. All are welcome. Check back often for updates to the table for title and abstract links for the talks.
If colloquium is scheduled on a Thursday, then the colloquium will start at 3:00 PM.

Date
Speaker
Topic
Mon, Feb 10, 2014 Roxana Margine (Binghamton University)  Toward ab initio description of superconductors (abstract, .doc, 16kb)
Thurs, Feb 13, 2014 Derek Stewart (Cornell University) A First Principles Framework for Thermal Transport in Energy Materials (abstract, .doc, 31kb)
Thurs, Feb 27, 2014 Tanmoy Das (Los Alamos National Laboratory)  Engineering topological insulators, three dimensional Dirac metals and Dirac superconductors via layer by layer approaches (abstract, .doc, 32kb)
Mon, Mar 10, 2014 Wei-Cheng Lee (UIUC) Orbital Physics in Iron Based Superconductors (abstract, .doc, 32 kb)
 Mon, Mar 17, 2014   Ilias Perakis (Crete University))  Quantum Tricks In The Shadows Of Relativity & The Coulomb Force: Teaching Magnetic  Systems & Students To Think Ultra-Fast (abstract, .doc, 32kb)
Mon, Mar 24, 2014 Yu-Ping Huang (North Western University) Zeno's Paradox of "Achilles and the Tortoise" in Quantum Optics (abstract, .doc, 32kb)
Mon, Mar 31, 2014 Celia Matthews (UIUC)  A Technical Writer's Advice for Physicists (abstract, .doc, 32kb)
Mon, April, 28, 2014 Doug Natelson (Rice University) How does heating work nanoscale (abstract, .doc, 29kb)

Last Updated: 8/14/14