Physics Colloquium Schedule – Fall 2022

Previous and Future Colloquia

All colloquia will be held at 4 PM in Olin 101 (unless noted otherwise). Refreshments will be served at 3:30 PM in Olin Lobby prior to each seminar. For additional information contact

Thurs. Aug. 25, 2022Welcome and Summer research presentations including Chao Shang, Eduardo Castellanos, Josiah Brinson, and Ethan Payne

Thurs. Sept. 8, 2022 — Research opportunities in Physics at WFU – Part II featuring experimental biophysics and condensed matter physics in the laboratories of Dany Kim-Shapiro, Martin Guthold, and David Carroll.

Thurs. Sept. 1, 2022 — Summer research presentations Part II including,   Arina Yu, Jesse Gao, Emily Foley, and Matthew Barnes followed by  Research opportunities in Physics at WFU – Part 1 featuring  innovative optics and lasers in the laboratories of Ajay Ram Simrath Kandada and Vice Provost Keith Bonin.

Thurs. Sept. 15, 2022Professor Yoeri van de Burgt, Eindhoven University of Technology, The Netherlands – “Organic Neuromorphic Electronics and Biohybrid Systems” – (host: O. Jurchescu)

Thurs. Sept. 22, 2022 — Research opportunities in Physics at WFU – Part III featuring the condensed matter physics experimental laboratory and computation/theory groups of Oana Jurchescu, Stephen Winter,   Timo Thonhauser (presented by Saif Ullah),  and Natalie Holzwarth.

Thurs. Sept. 29, 2022 —  Research opportunities in Physics at WFU – Part IV featuring computation/theory groups in biophysics and in gravitational physics of Fred Salsbury (also representing Sam Cho),   Greg Cook,  Paul Anderson,  and Eric Carlson.

Thurs. Oct. 6, 2022 — Dr. Wanyi Nie,  Los Alamos National Laboratory and WFU alum (host: D. Carroll)

Thurs. Oct. 13, 2022 — Fall break

Thurs. Oct. 20, 2022 — Professor Nicholas Kortessis, WFU Biology   (host: S. Winter)

Thurs. Oct. 27, 2022 — Professor Zahra Raissi, Virginia Tech (host: D. Kim-Shapiro)

Thurs. Nov. 3, 2022 —  Dr. Rodney Averett,    Exponent, Inc.    (host: M. Guthold)

Thurs. Nov. 10, 2022 — Professor Rongmon Bordolo, NCSU (host: P. Anderson)

Thurs. Nov. 17, 2022 — Professor Vinod Menon, Dept. of Physics, City College of New York CUNY. (host: A. R. S. Kandada)

Thurs. Nov. 24, 2022 — Thanksgiving Holiday —

Thurs. Dec. 1, 2022 —Professor Hanli Liu, UTA and WFU alum   (host:   D. Kim-Shapiro)