University of Minnesota
School of Physics & Astronomy

Introduction to Research Seminar

Spring Semester

Friday, January 22nd 2016
Speaker: Marco Peloso, University of Minnesota
Subject: Particle production during primordial inflation
Friday, January 29th 2016
Speaker: Ron Poling, University of Minnesota
Subject: The BESIII Experiment: Studying Charm Quarks in Beijing
Friday, February 5th 2016
Speaker: Vincent Noireaux, University of Minnesota
Subject: Cell-free expression: from gene circuits to self-assembly in a test tube
Note change of room for the remainder of the semester.
Friday, February 12th 2016
Speaker: Mo Li, University of Minnesota
Subject: Silicon Photonics: photon playground for novel optical physics and materials
Friday, February 19th 2016
Speaker: Fiona Burnell, University of Minnesota
Subject: Symmetry and topology in condensed matter physics “
Friday, February 26th 2016
Speaker: Jim Kakalios, University of Minnesota
Subject: Novel Transport Phenomena in Amorphous Semiconductors
Friday, March 4th 2016
Speaker: Natalia Perkins, University of Minnesota
Subject: Correlated electronic systems with strong spin-orbit coupling
Friday, March 11th 2016
Speaker:  Dan Dahlberg
Noise in Mesoscale Magnetic Particles
Friday, March 18th 2016
There will be no seminar this week, spring break.
Friday, March 25th 2016
Speaker: Martin Greven, University of Minnesota
Subject:  Hidden magnetism and hidden Fermi-liquid behavior of the cuprate high-temperature superconductors
Friday, April 1st 2016
Speaker: Carolyn Bishoff, Physics, Astronomy and Earth Sciences Librarian
Subject: Workshop on data management
Friday, April 8th 2016
Speaker: Nancy Sims, Copyright Program Librarian
Subject: Workshop on copyrights
Friday, April 15th 2016
Subject: Panel on non-academic jobs
Friday, April 22nd 2016
Subject: Group Presentations, Part 1
Friday, April 29th 2016
Subject: Group Presentations, Part 2
Friday, May 6th 2016
There will be no seminar this week.

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