PHYSICS COLLOQUIUM SCHEDULE 

Fall 2013 Colloquium Chair: Khandker F. Quader (quader@kent.edu)
 

All colloquia take place at 1:30 pm in Smith Hall 111, unless otherwise noted.

FALL 2013
September 12 Thursday 1:30 pm

Playing with Monomolecular Layers: Model Biological Systems and Liquid Crystal Alignment Layers
Abstract
Prof. Elizabeth Mann
Department of Physics
Kent State University

Contact person: Khandker Quader


September 26 Thursday 1:30 pm

An Overview of Mathematica for Education and Research
Abstract
Sarah Wingfield
Wolfram Research, Inc

Contact person: Keane/Manley/Quader/Tandy


October 10 Thursday 1:30 pm

Dissertation Colloquium: Soft Elasticity and Shape Memory Effect in Main-chain Smectic-C Elastomers and Liquid Crystal Microstructure
Abstract
Sonal Dey
Deparment of Physics
Kent State University

Contact person: Satyen Kumar


October 17 Thursday 1:30 pm

Biophysics of Genetic Dark Matter
Abstract
Prof. Michael Widom
Department of Physics
Carnegie-Mellon University

Contact person: Khandker Quader


October 24 Thursday 1:30 pm

Ultracold Polar Molecules
Abstract
Prof. Deborah Jin
Fellow, NIST and JILA
Professor Adjoint, Physics Department
University of Colorado, Boulder

Contact person: Khandker Quader


October 31 Thursday 1:30 pm

Far from Equilibrium States of Superconducting Matter
Abstract
Prof. Emil Yuzbashyan
Department of Physics
Rutgers University

Contact person: Maxim Dzero


November 7 Thursday 1:30 pm

Polariton Condensation
Abstract
Dr. Peter Littlewood
Associate Laboratory Director for Physical Sciences & Engineering,
Argonne National Laboratory
Professor of Physics, James Frank Institute, University of Chicago

Contact person: Khandker Quader


November 14 Thursday 1:30 pm

Flash Memory Design
Abstract
Dr. K. Nazrul Quader
CEO and President, SK Hynix Memory Solutions
San Jose, California

POSTPONED -- TO BE RESCHEDULED

Contact Person: Khandker Quader


November 28 Thurs

"THANKSGIVING: NO COLLOQUIUM"      



December 5 Thursday 1:30 pm

The Physics of Compact Stars      
Abstract
Prof. Veronica Dexheimer
Department of Physics
Kent State Univerity

Contact Person: Khandker Quader




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