Colloquia & Seminars
Colloquia & Seminars

Fall 2015

Date Title of Talk Speaker Speaker's Institution Host

Sept. 3

"The Dark Energy Survey and Gravitational Waves"
Abstract
Marcelle Soares-Santos Center for Particle Astrophysics/Fermilab Gabriela Gonzalez

Sept. 10

"Recoverability in Quantum Information Theory"
Abstract
Mark Wilde LSU Jon Dowling

Sept. 17

"What does localization mean in interacting systems?"
Abstract
Rachel Wortis Trent University Juana Moreno

Sept. 24

"Habitable Zones and the Occurence of Potential Habitable Planets in our Galaxy"
Abstract
Ravi Kopparapu Goddard Space Flight Center Juhan Frank
Oct. 1 "Complex wave vector band structure for quantum transport"
Abstract
Xiaoguang Zhang University of Florida Rongying Jin

Oct. 8

       

Wednesday
Oct. 14
at 5:00 PM
in Nicholson 130

Hearne Eminent Lecture Series
PUBLIC LECTURE:
"Black Holes in General Relativity"
Abstract
Robert Wald Enrico Fermi Institute, University of Chicago Iván Agullo and Parampreet Singh

Oct. 15

Hearne Eminent Lecture Series
"Black Holes and Information Loss"
Abstract
Robert Wald Enrico Fermi Institute, University of Chicago Iván Agullo and Parampreet Singh

Oct. 22

"Quantum correlations and entanglement in the presence of dispersive media"
Abstract
Ryan Glasser Tulane University Mark Wilde
Oct. 29 Fall Holiday

Nov. 5

"A new channel towards the explosion of type ia supernovae"
Abstract
Marina Orio Wisconsin/Torino Brad Schaefer

Wednesday
Nov. 11
at 5:00 PM
in Nicholson 130

 

Goodrich Distinguished Lecture Series
PUBLIC LECTURE:

"Taking the King's Shilling: From studying nuclear terrorism at LSU to briefing the Queen of England" Abstract
Peter Zimmerman Prof. Emeritus of Science & Security, Kings College London Mike Cherry & Ed Zganjar

Nov. 12

Goodrich Distinguished Lecture Series
"Dissecting the Nuclear Accord with Iran: Goals, Physics, Policy, Politics and Where the West Went Wrong" Abstract
Peter Zimmerman Prof. Emeritus of Science & Security, Kings College London Mike Cherry & Ed Zganjar

 

Nov.19

"Walter Kohn and the Creation of Density Functional Theory"Abstract Andy Zangwill Georgia Tech Ward Plummer
Nov. 26 Thanksgiving Holiday

Dec. 3

"Measuring the Spins of Accreting Black Holes" Abstract Jeff McClintock Harvard University Gabriela Gonzalez