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Events for April 2015

Thursday April 2, 2015
2:00 pm  Title:  GPU-based Optical Space Surveillance with Small Telescopes
 Presenter:  Pete Zimmer (JTMA)
 Series:  Institute for Astrophysics Seminar Series
 Host:  Gregory Taylor
 Location:  Room 190, Physics & Astronomy

 

Friday April 3, 2015
4:00 pm  Title:  Developing Physicists' Habits of Mind in the Introductory Course
 Presenter:  Stephen Kanim, NMSU
 Series:  Physics and Astronomy Colloquium
 Host:  James Thomas
 Location:  Room 125, Dane Smith Hall

 

Tuesday April 7, 2015
2:00 pm  Title:  In Situ Optical Calibration of MiniCLEAN
 Presenter:  Jui-Jen Wang (UNM)
 Series:  Nuclear, Particle, Astroparticle and Cosmology (NUPAC) Seminars
 Host:  Michael Gold
 Location:  Room 190, Physics & Astronomy

 

Thursday April 9, 2015
3:30 pm  Title:  Quantum Walks
 Presenter:  Mark Hillery, Hunter College of CUNY
 Series:  CQuIC Seminars
 Host:  Amir Kalev
 Location:  Room 190, Physics & Astronomy

 

Friday April 10, 2015
12:30 pm  Title:  The Large Synoptic Survey Telescope (Special Seminar)
 Presenter:  Ian Shipsey, Professor of Experimental Physics, University of Oxford
 Series:  Nuclear, Particle, Astroparticle and Cosmology (NUPAC) Seminars
 Host:  Sally Seidel
 Location:  Room 190, Physics & Astronomy
4:00 pm  Title:  Bionic Hearing: the Science and the Experience
 Presenter:  Ian Shipsey (University of Oxford)
 Series:  Physics and Astronomy Colloquium
 Host:  Sally Seidel
 Location:  Regener Hall 103

 

Monday April 13, 2015
1:30 pm  Title:  Vorticity generation and separation in viscous flow and low order models
 Presenter:  Professor Monika Nitsche, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, University of New Mexico
 Series:  Consortium of the Americas Seminars
 Location:  Room 190, Physics & Astronomy

 

Tuesday April 14, 2015
2:00 pm  Title:  Mitigating Backgrounds with a Novel Thin-Film Cathode in the DRIFT-IId Dark Matter Detector
 Presenter:  Eric Miller (UNM)
 Series:  Nuclear, Particle, Astroparticle and Cosmology (NUPAC) Seminars
 Host:  Dinesh Loomba
 Location:  Room 190, Physics & Astronomy
2:00 pm  Title:  Mitigating Backgrounds with a Novel Thin-Film Cathode in the DRIFT-IId Dark Matter Detector
 Presenter:  Eric H. Miller
 Series:  Thesis and Dissertation Defenses
 Location:  Room 190, Physics & Astronomy

 

Thursday April 16, 2015
2:00 pm  Title:  The seasonality of radio wave attenuation through the ionosphere
 Presenter:  Paul Greninger (UNM)
 Series:  Institute for Astrophysics Seminar Series
 Host:  Gregory Taylor
 Location:  Room 190, Physics & Astronomy
3:30 pm  Title:  Ultracold molecules in crystals of light: a highly tunable system for exploring novel materials, quantum dynamics, and quantum complexity
 Presenter:  Lincoln D. Carr, Colorado School of Mines
 Series:  CQuIC Seminars
 Host:  Francisco Becerra Chavez
 Location:  Room 190, Physics & Astronomy

 

Friday April 17, 2015
2:30 pm  Title:  Lecture Demonstration Show II
 Presenter:  Dr. Dave Dunlap, Dr. Arash Mafi, UNM Physics undergraduate students Greg Ottino, Alex Doerfler, Montie Avery, Nick Huntoon, and Josh Martin
 Web Site:    http:/ / physics.unm.edu/ pandaweb/ events/ flyers/ demo2.pdf
 Host:  David Dunlap
 Location:  Regener Hall Room 103
4:00 pm  Title:  Probing protein folding using state-of-the-art atomic force microscopy
 Presenter:  Thomas Perkins
JILA, NIST & Department of Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology, Univ. of Colorado, Boulder, CO 80309 USA.
 Series:  Physics and Astronomy Colloquium
 Host:  Keith Lidke
 Location:  Room 125, Dane Smith Hall

 

Monday April 20, 2015
1:30 pm  Title:  T Cell Movement during the Immune Response
 Presenter:  Professor Judy L. Cannon, Department of Pathology, Department of Molecular Genetics and Microbiology, University of New Mexico
 Series:  Consortium of the Americas Seminars
 Location:  Room 190, Physics & Astronomy

 

Tuesday April 21, 2015
2:00 pm  Title:  Exploring the particle dark matter parameter space with direct and indirect detection
 Presenter:  Louis Strigari (Texas A&M University)
 Series:  Nuclear, Particle, Astroparticle and Cosmology (NUPAC) Seminars
 Host:  Rouzbeh Allahverdi
 Location:  Room 190, Physics & Astronomy

 

Thursday April 23, 2015
2:00 pm  Title:  Millisecond radio transients: a hot topic
 Presenter:  Sarah Burke Spolaor
 Series:  Institute for Astrophysics Seminar Series
 Host:  Gregory Taylor
 Location:  Room 190, Physics & Astronomy

 

Friday April 24, 2015
4:00 pm  Title:  Extrasolar Space Weather
 Presenter:  Gregg Hallinan
Cailfornia Institute of Technology
 Series:  Physics and Astronomy Colloquium
 Host:  Gregory Taylor
 Location:  Room 125, Dane Smith Hall

 

Tuesday April 28, 2015
2:00 pm  Title:  Directional Dark Matter Detection Challenges and Results from an R&D Detector
 Presenter:  Nguyen Phan (UNM)
 Series:  Nuclear, Particle, Astroparticle and Cosmology (NUPAC) Seminars
 Host:  Dinesh Loomba
 Location:  Room 190, Physics & Astronomy

 

Wednesday April 29, 2015
4:00 pm  Title:  On multi-parameter quantum metrology
 Presenter:  Nan Li, CQuIC Visiting Faculty
 Series:  CQuIC Seminars
 Host:  Akimasa Miyake
 Location:  Room 190, Physics & Astronomy

 

Thursday April 30, 2015
2:00 pm  Title:  Radio Emission from Meteors
 Presenter:  Ken Obenberger (UNM)
 Series:  Institute for Astrophysics Seminar Series
 Host:  Gregory Taylor
 Location:  Room 190, Physics & Astronomy
3:30 pm  Title:  Measures of Nonclassical Correlations and Quantum-Enhanced Interferometry
 Presenter:  Matthias D. Lang
 Series:  Thesis and Dissertation Defenses
 Location:  Room 190, Physics & Astronomy

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