2023-2024 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: ♦2022-2023 ♦2021-20222020-20212019-20202018-20192017-20182016-20172015-20162014-20152013-20142012-2013

Zuocheng Zhang

University of California, Berkeley

Designing electron correlation in van der Waals heterostructures 

Thursday, Sept. 14, 2023

Host: Alexey Kovalev

Kai Hao

University of Chicago

Exploring quantum phenomena and photonic interfaces of transition metal dichalcogenides system

Thursday, Sept. 21, 2023

Host: Xiaoshan Xu

Youngjun Ahn

University of Michigan

Toward symmetry-resolved visualization of quantum materials

Tuesday, Sept. 26, 2023

Host: Xiaoshan Xu

Chandan Biswas

Sungkyunkwan University

Coulombic Boson electronics towards room temperature quantum computing

Thursday, Sept. 28, 2023

Host: Xiaoshan Xu

Jinsong Xu

John Hopkins University

Discovery of New Spin Current Phenomena in Quantum Materials 

Thursday, Oct. 3, 2023

Host: Xiaoshan Xu

Alejandro Saenz

Humboldt University of Berlin

Impact of Molecular Physics on Our Current Knowledge of the Neutrino Mass 

Thursday, Oct. 5, 2023

Host: Marcel Ngoko Djiokap

Dan Reichart

University of North Carolina

The Stonehenge Observatory

Friday, Oct. 6, 2023

Host: Kevin Lee

Cameron Bravo

Stanford Linear Accelerator Center (SLAC)

Accelerator Searches for Sub-GeV Dark Sectors

Tuesday, Oct. 12, 2023

Host: Peisi Huang & Ken Bloom

Jaehoon Yu

University of Texas-Arlington

DAMSA, A Novel Dark Matter Search Experiment at Fermilab

Thursday, Nov. 2, 2023

Host: Peisi Huang

Eckart Ruehl

Freie Universitaet Berlin

Structure and Dynamics of Variable Size Matter Studied in the Gas Phase: From Atoms to Condensed Matter

Thursday, Nov. 16, 2023

Host: Peter Dowben

Robert Streubel

University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Science Outside the Lab: Alternate Career Paths for Physics Ph.D.

Thursday, Dec. 7, 2023

Host: Christian Binek

Tim Gay

University of Nebraska-Lincoln

The Physics of Football

Thursday, Feb. 8, 2024


Julia Gonski


Colliders for the Future of High Energy Physics

Thursday, Feb. 22, 2024

Host: Peisi Huang

Vivien Zapf

Los Alamos National Lab

Magnetoelectric Coupling at Spin Crossovers

Thursday, Feb. 29, 2024

Host: Peter Dowben

Tim McKay

University of Michigan

Equity & Efficacy: Why Structural Change is Needed in Intro STEM Courses

Thursday, Mar. 7, 2024

Host: Ken Bloom

David Mandrus

University of Tennessee


Thursday, Mar. 28, 2024

Host: Xia Hong

Axel Hoffmann



Thursday, Apr. 4, 2024

Host: Christian Binek

Meng Han

Kansas State University


Thursday, Apr. 11, 2024

Host: Marcel Ngoko Djiokap

Wendall Hill

University of Maryland


Thursday, Apr. 18, 2024

Host: Tim Gay

Jun Zhu

Penn State University


Thursday, May. 2, 2024

Host: Xia Hong