Wake Forest Physics
WFU Physics Colloquium Schedule -- Fall 2014
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 -- 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.) -- (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 (host N. Holzwarth)
Wed. Nov. 26, 2014 Thanksgiving Holiday
Wed. Dec. 3, 2014 Ph. D. Thesis defense: Stephen Baker 3:00 PM (note earlier starting time).
Tentative schedule -- please check announcements and abstracts of seminars.