2022-2023 Colloquia Schedule

Unless otherwise indicated, colloquia are presented in Jorgensen Hall room 136 on Thursdays at 4:00 p.m. during Fall and Spring semesters. Refreshments will precede colloquia on the first floor of Jorgensen Hall near the vending area at 3:30 p.m. For further information, please call the Physics & Astronomy Department at 402-472-2770.

Past Colloquia Schedules: ♦2021-20222020-20212019-20202018-20192017-20182016-20172015-20162014-20152013-20142012-2013

Annual Safety Training, August 25 at 4:00 p.m. in Jorgensen Hall 136

Physics & Astronomy Faculty

Departmental Safety Colloquium

Thursday, Aug. 25, 2022

Host: Don Umstadter

Ken Bloom

University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Climate Impacts of Particle Physics: A Sustainability Agenda

Thursday, Sept. 1, 2022

Host: Peisi Huang

Kenya Shimada

Hiroshima Synchrotron Radiation Center, Hiroshima University

Synchrotron Radiation, A Dream Light, Shining Electrons in Solids

Thursday, Sept. 22, 2022

Host: Peter Dowben

Peisi Huang

University of Nebraska-Lincoln

The First Picosecond and the Dark Secrets of the Universe

Thursday, Oct. 6, 2022

Host: Dan Claes

Frank Golf

University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Discovery Through Time

Thursday, Oct. 13, 2022

Host: Ilya Kravchenko

Sally Dawson

Brookhaven National Laboratory

Tracking the Big Questions of Particle Physics

Thursday, Nov. 3, 2022

Host: Peisi Huang

Frank Lee

University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Determination of the Energy Flux of Internal Gravity Waves

Thursday, Nov. 10, 2022

Host: Marcel Ngoko Djiokap

Melissa Dancy

Western Michigan University

How Well-Meaning People of Privilege Maintain Inequity in Physics

Thursday, Dec. 1, 2022

Host: Peisi Huang
Co-Sponsored by: GIS, Chemistry, CSMCE, Math, & EAS

Alexei Gruverman

University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Nanoelectric Phenomena in Low-Dimensional Ferroelectrics

Thursday, Feb. 2, 2023

Host: Evgeny Tsymbal

Carlos Trallero

University of Connecticut

New Regimes in Strong Laser Matter Interaction

Thursday, Feb. 9, 2023

Host: Marcel Ngoko

Pietro Musumeci


Laser Driven Accelerator-on-a-chip

Thursday, Feb. 16, 2023

Host: Martin Centurion

Mette Gaarde

Louisiana State University

How to Watch Electrons Move Inside Molecules by Using Ultrafast Light Sources

Thursday, Mar. 23, 2023

Host: Marcel Ngoko

Ashutosh Kotwal

Duke University

The Heavyweight W Boson - an Upset to the Standard Model of Particle Physics

Thursday, Mar. 30, 2023

Host: Peisi Huang

Jun Zhu

Penn State University

Many-body Ground States and Collective Excitations in a Tunable 2D System

Thursday, Apr. 6, 2023

Host: Xia Hong

Ben Farr

University of Oregon

Hearing the Forest for the Trees: Understanding LIGO/Virgo's Plurality of Singularities

Thursday, Apr. 13, 2023

Host: Peisi Huang

Rohan Mishra

Washington University in St. Louis

Designing Functional Materials One Atom at a Time

Thursday, April. 27, 2023

Host: Xiaoshan Xu

Sekhar Chivukula

University of California San Diego

Planning for the Future of US High-Energy Physics

Thursday, May. 4, 2023

Host: Peisi Huang