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WFU Physics Colloquium Schedule
-- Fall 2010

Previous and future colloquia


All seminars will be held at 4 PM in Room 101 of Olin Physical Laboratory (unless noted otherwise); there will be refreshments at 3:30 PM in the lobby prior to each seminar.

Wed. Aug. 25, 2010 Welcoming "Tea" and student presentations (Starting at 3:45 with refreshments at 3:15 PM.)

Wed. Sept. 1, 2010 Physics Research Opportunities I

Wed. Sept. 8, 2010 Physics Research Opportunities II

Wed. Sept. 15, 2010 Dan Dougherty, North Carolina State University -- Visualizing Disorder at Metal-Organic Interfaces (host O. Jurchescu)

Wed. Sept. 22, 2010, Carswell Hall, Room 111, 4pm. Refreshments available at 3:30pm in the foyer of Carswell Hall. William H. Miller, University of California, Berkeley (Joint seminar with Chemistry and Mathematics) -- Using the Initial Value Representation of Semiclassical Theory to Add Quantum Effects to Classical Molecular Dynamics Simulations (Note the unusual location)

Wed. Sept. 29, 2010 Amy Oldenburg, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill -- Magnetic Nanoparticles for Biomedical Imaging Contrast and Elastography using Optical Coherence Tomography (host: G. Holzwarth)

Wed. Oct. 6, 2010 John Kymissis, Columbia University -- Photocurrent And Noise Analysis as Alternative Approaches to Understanding OFET Behavior (host: O. Jurchescu)

Wed. Oct. 13, 2010 K. Burak Üçer, Wake Forest University -- Non-Linear Optical Experiments on Scintillators

Wed. Oct. 20, 2010 Gerald Mahan, The Pennsylvania State University -- Waste Heat Recovery for Energy Efficiency (host: T. Thonhauser) (Starting at 3:15 with refreshments at 2:45 PM.)

Wed. Oct. 27, 2010 Wahyu Setyawan, Duke University -- Nonproportionality in scintillator materials: present understanding and future high-throughput materials design (host: R. Williams)

Wed. Nov. 3, 2010 Craig J. Fennie, Cornell University -- Multifunctional multiferroic oxides by design: Closing the loop, from models in the computer to real materials in the lab (host: T. Thonhauser)

Wed. Nov. 10, 2010 Yue Wu, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill -- Water in Nanoconfined Structures (host: D. Kim-Shapiro)

Wed. Nov. 17, 2010 Bei-Lok Hu, University of Maryland -- New View on Quantum Gravity and the Origin of the Universe (host: P. Anderson)

Wed. Nov. 24, 2010 Thanksgiving Holiday

Wed. Dec. 1 2010 Jacquelyn S. Fetrow, Wake Forest University -- Clustering functionally relevant space at the molecular level: subfamily classification and functional mechanism in the peroxiredoxin protein family


Tentative schedule -- please check announcements and abstracts of seminars.

Previous and future colloquia


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100 Olin Physical Laboratory
Wake Forest University
Winston-Salem, NC 27109-7507
Phone: (336) 758-5337, FAX: (336) 758-6142
E-mail:
wfuphys@wfu.edu