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WFU Physics Colloquium Schedule -- Spring 2010

Previous and future colloquia


All seminars will be held at 3 PM in Room 101 of Olin Physical Laboratory (unless noted otherwise); there will be refreshments at 2:30 PM in the lobby prior to each seminar.

Thurs. Jan. 14, 2010 -- No colloquium

Tues. Jan. 19, 2010 -- Dr. Ilya Balabin, Duke University

Thurs. Jan. 28, 2010 -- Dr. Stephen Bond, UIUC -- "Geometric Integrators for Classical Molecular Dynamics: Theory and Application"

Tues. Feb. 2, 2010 -- 4:00 PM -- Dr. Sam Cho, University of Maryland -- "RNA Folding and Ribosome Assembly"

Thurs. Feb. 4, 2010 -- 11:00 AM -- guest speaker

Thurs. Feb. 11, 2010 -- No colloquium

Thurs. Feb. 18, 2010 -- (Founder's Day Convocation)

Thurs. Feb. 25, 2010 -- Professor Karen Daniels, North Carolina State University -- "State variables in dense granular materials" (host: P. Anderson)

Thurs. Mar. 4, 2010 -- Philip B. Allen, Stony Brook University -- "Solar hydrogen -- theoretical modeling of photocatalytic water oxidation" (host: T. Thonhauser)

Thurs. Mar. 11, 2010 -- (Spring Break)

Thurs. Mar. 18, 2010 -- No colloquium (APS meeting)

Thurs. Mar. 25, 2010 -- Kenith Meissner, Texas A&M -- "Quantum Dots and Microspheres and Whispering Gallery Modes! Oh, my!"(host: Jed Macosko)

Thurs. Apr. 1, 2010 -- (Good Friday Holiday (4/2/10))

Thurs. Apr. 8, 2010 -- Kurt Wiesenfeld, Georgia Tech -- "Of Metronomes and Pendulum Clocks and Fiber Lasers" (host: Bill Kerr)

Thurs. Apr. 15, 2010 -- Jason Parsley, Wake Forest University, Math Department -- "Glueballs and the ropelength of knots"

Thurs. Apr. 22, 2010 -- Rene Lopez, University of North Carolina -- "Photonic Crystal Geometry for Organic Solar Cells"

Thurs. Apr. 29, 2010 -- ΣΠΣ and awards ceremonies; Honors Thesis presentations

Tues. May 4, 2010 -- Christine R. Carlisle, Wake Forest University -- "Ph.D. Thesis Defense: The Mechanical Properties of Individual Electrospun Fibers & Fibrin Fibers"



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:
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