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
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