2020-2021 Colloquia Schedule

Colloquiums will take place via Zoom for this academic year. The link to the Zoom meeting is below. The meeting ID is: 981 0915 1867. For further information, please call the Physics & Astronomy Department at 402-472-2770.

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Alexander Sinitskii

University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Graphene Nanoribbons, Transition Metal Chalcogenides and MXenes for Electronic Applications

Thursday, Sept. 17, 2020

Host: Peter Dowben


Ilya Kravchenko

University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Windows on the Universe: Neutrino Astrophysics in Antarctica

Thursday, Oct. 1, 2020

Host: Dan Claes


Ian Lewis

University of Kansas

The Higgs Boson and New Physics at the Large Hadron Collider

Thursday, Oct. 8, 2020

Host: Peisi Huang


Jinke Tang

University of Wyoming

Spin Texture in Ferromagnetic EuO1-x-- via Transport Measurements

Thursday, Oct. 15, 2020

Host: Peter Dowben


Gay Stewart

West Virginia University

Teaching: The Best Kept Secret

Thursday, Oct. 22, 2020

*Note: This colloquium has a different Zoom link - see flyer*
Host: Kevin Lee


Dave McIlroy

Oklahoma State University

Emergent Materials for Nonlinear Optoelectronics: The Marriage of Metamaterials and Wide Band Gap Semiconductors

Thursday, Oct. 29, 2020

Host: Peter Dowben


Dmitri Nikonov

Intel Corp

Neural Hardware for Artificial Intelligence and its Benchmarking

Thursday, Nov. 5, 2020

Host: Christian Binek


Andrew Yost

Oklahoma State University

From There to Here, From Here to There, Chalcogenides are Everywhere!

Thursday, Nov. 12, 2020

Host: Peter Dowben


Martin Centurion

University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Ultrafast Electron Diffraction: Imaging Molecular Reactions with Atomic Resolution

Thursday, Nov. 19, 2020

Host: Dan Claes


Krishna Kumar

University of Massachusetts

Electrons are not Ambidextrous: New Insights form a Subatomic Matter of Fact

Thursday, Dec. 3, 2020

Host: Tim Gay


Daniel Rolles

Kansas State University

Imaging Ultrafast Dynamics in Molecules

Thursday, Dec. 10, 2020

Host: Martin Centurion


David Tomanek

Michigan State University

Magic with 2D Semiconductors

Thursday, Jan. 11, 2021

Host: Peter Dowben


Steve Fetter

University of Maryland

Nuclear Threat Reduction

Thursday, Jan. 21, 2021

Host: Dan Claes


Peter Dowben

University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Can We Construct a Molecular Multiferroic Electronic Device?

Thursday, Jan. 28, 2021

Host: Evgeny Tsymbal


Dan Grin

Haverford

Dark Matter and the CMB

Thursday, Feb. 4, 2021

Host: Peter Dowben


Marina Artuso

Syracuse University

Beauty and Charm Decays and Physics Beyond the Standard Model: An Experimentalists Perspective

Thursday, Feb. 11, 2021

Host: Peter Dowben


Tula Paudel

South Dakota School of Mines and Technology

Structural Defects in Two-Dimensional Chalcogenides

Thursday, Feb. 18, 2021

Host: Evgeny Tsymbal


Nitin Samarth

Pennsylvania State University

Topology and Quantum Matter: From Axions to Spintronics

Thursday, Feb. 25, 2021

Host: Evgeny Tsymbal


Sashi Satpathy

University of Missouri

Orbital Hall Effect: Basic Ideas and Current Research

Thursday, March 4, 2021

Host: Evgeny Tsymbal


Mike Fitzsimmons

University of Tennessee Knoxville

Escaping my Sandbox - A Materials Scientist's Adventure into Fluid Flow and Turbulence, or How are Neutrons, Helium and Fluid Flow Research Related

Thursday, March 11, 2021

Host: Martin Centurion


Shufeng Zhang

University of Arizona

Quantum Theory of Spin Transport of Low Dimensional Magnets

Thursday, March 25, 2021

Host: Evgeny Tsymbal


Elbio Dagotto

University of Tennessee

Review and Recent Developments in Iron-Based High Critical Temperature Superconductors

Thursday, April 1, 2021

Host: Evgeny Tsymbal


Andrew Long

Rice University

Black Holes, and Nuggets, and Blobs! Oh My!

Thursday, April 8, 2021

Host: Peisi Huang


Roxanne Guenette

Harvard University

Neutrinos: From Zeros to Heroes

Thursday, April 15, 2021

Host: Peisi Huang


Don Smith

Guilford College

Teaching Physics to Students of the Life Sciences

Thursday, April 22, 2021

Host: Ken Bloom


Cameron Geddes

Lawrence Berkeley National Lab

Laser-Plasma Wakefield Compact Accelerators and Ultrafast Applications

Thursday, April 29, 2021

Host: Brad Shadwick


Jim Erskine

University of Texas at Austin

Spin Dynamics in Soft Magnetic Microstructures

Thursday, May 6, 2021

Host: Peter Dowben