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Events for February 2016

Monday February 1, 2016
2:00 pm  Title:  Beyond Mammoths: Unraveling the Consequences of the Terminal Pleistocene Megafauna Extinction on Ecosystems
 Presenter:  Professor Felisa Smith,†Department of Biology, UNM
 Series:  Consortium of the Americas for Interdisciplinary Science Seminar
 Location:  Room 190, Physics & Astronomy


Tuesday February 2, 2016
2:00 pm  Title:  Light Dark Matter search at accelerators
 Presenter:  Dr. Marco Battaglieri (INFN)
 Series:  Nuclear, Particle, Astroparticle and Cosmology (NUPAC) Seminars
 Host:  Dinesh Loomba
 Location:  Room 190, Physics & Astronomy


Wednesday February 3, 2016
2:00 am  Title:  Electrical and Optical Characteristics of Quantum Cascade Lasers
 Presenter:  Dr. Petr G. Eliseev,¬†Research Professor Emeritus at CHTM
 Series:  OSE Seminars
 Location:  Room 101, Center for High Tech Materials
12:30 pm  Title:  A Random Walk through a Field with a Gradient
 Presenter:  Katie Richardson, Field Representative, Office of U.S. Senator Martin Heinrich of New Mexico
 Host:  Ylva Pihlström
 Location:  Room 190, Physics & Astronomy


Thursday February 4, 2016
3:30 pm  Title:  Locally Covariant Approach to Relativistic Quantum Metrology
 Presenter:  James Van Meter
 Series:  CQuIC Seminars
 Host:  Amir Kalev
 Location:  Room 190, Physics & Astronomy
4:00 pm  Title:  Locally Covariant Approach to Relativistic Quantum Metrology
 Presenter:  James Van Meter, University of Colorado, Boulder
 Host:  Carlton Caves
 Location:  Room 190, Physics & Astronomy


Friday February 5, 2016
4:00 pm  Title:  Einstein Gravity
 Presenter:  Anthony Zee, Kavli Institute & UCSB
 Series:  Physics and Astronomy Colloquium
 Host:  Kevin Cahill
 Location:  Room 125, Dane Smith Hall


Monday February 8, 2016
3:30 pm  Title:  The Smoluchowski Equation in Population Dynamics and the Spread of Infection
 Presenter:  Satomi Sugaya
 Series:  Thesis and Dissertation Defenses
 Location:  Room 1131, Physics & Astronomy


Friday February 12, 2016
4:00 pm  Title:  Astronomical Masers and their Environments
 Presenter:  Ylva Pihlström
 Series:  Physics and Astronomy Colloquium
 Host:  Gregory Taylor
 Location:  Room 125, Dane Smith Hall


Thursday February 18, 2016
5:00 pm  Title:  The new Arctic
 Presenter:  Mark Serreze, Professor
Department of Geography
University of Colorado, and
Director :National Snow and Ice Data Center  
 Series:  Sigma Xi Public Talk
 Host:  Harjit Ahluwalia
 Location:  Room G, UNM Conference Center


Friday February 19, 2016
4:00 pm  Title:  A Galactic Scale Gravitational Wave Observatory
 Presenter:  Maura McLaughlin, WVU
 Series:  Physics and Astronomy Colloquium
 Host:  Patricia Henning
 Location:  Room 125, Dane Smith Hall


Friday February 26, 2016
4:00 pm  Title:  Re-thinking intro physics labs: Teaching and assessing critical thinking
 Presenter:  Natasha Holmes

Stanford University
 Series:  Physics and Astronomy Colloquium
 Host:  James Thomas
 Location:  Room 125, Dane Smith Hall

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