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WFU Physics Colloquium Schedule -- Fall 2014

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. 27, 2014 Dr. Alessandro Fabbri, Centro Studi e Ricerche EnricoFermi in Rome, Italy and IFIC - Univ. Valencia/CSIC, Spain -- Analog of Black Hole Evaporation in Bose-Einstein Condensates   (host: P. Anderson)

Wed. Sept. 3, 2014 Welcoming "Tea" and Summer research presentations, Part I

Wed. Sept. 10, 2014 Summer research presentations, Part II

Wed. Sept. 17, 2014 Professor Adrienne Erickcek, UNC -- The Dark Sector's First Minute (host: P. Anderson)

Wed. Sept. 24, 2014Dr. James R. Morris, Oak Ridge National Laboratory -- From Crumpled Sheets to Quantum Fluids (host: T. Thonhauser)

Wed. Oct. 1, 2014 Dr. Hemant M. Dixit, Oak Ridge National Laboratory -- Multiferroic BiFeO3 : first-principles insights into the structural, electronic and magnetic properties for bulk and strained phases. (host: T. Thonhauser)

Wed. Oct. 8, 2014 Professor Mark D. Shattuck, CUNY and WFU alum -- Granular Thermodynamics and Statistical Mechanics (host: N. Holzwarth)

Wed. Oct. 15, 2014 Professor Scott M. Geyer, WFU (Chemistry Dept.) Incorporating Colloidal Quantum Dots into Opto-electronic Devices using Atomic Layer Deposition -- (host: N. Holzwarth)

Wed. Oct. 22, 2014 Professor Robert Ros, ASU -- Nanobiophysics: From Single Molecules to Living Cells (host: M. Guthold)

Wed. Oct. 29, 2014 Professor Tennille Presley, WSSU -- The Impact of Heat Acclimation on Biophysical Function (host: D. Kim-Shapiro)

Wed. Nov. 5, 2014 Professor Michael D. Gross, WFU (Chemistry Dept.) -- Solid Oxide Fuel Cells: Energy, Materials, Composites, and Design" -- (host: N. Holzwarth)

Wed. Nov. 12, 2014 Professor Jacqueline Krim, NCSU -- Friction, magnetism and superconductivity: Are they interrelated? (host N. Holzwarth)

Wed. Nov. 19, 2014 Dr. Ying Wai Li, ORNL -- Recent developments in Monte Carlo simulations towards high performance parallel computing (host N. Holzwarth)

Wed. Nov. 26, 2014 Thanksgiving Holiday

Wed. Dec. 3, 2014 Stephen Baker, WFU Single Fiber Mechanical Properties of Electrospun Polymer Fibers using Atomic Force Microscopy

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