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Events for the Spring 2018 semester

Tuesday January 16, 2018
2:00 pm  Title:  Show and Tell
 Presenter:  NUPAC Group
 Series:  Nuclear, Particle, Astroparticle and Cosmology (NUPAC) Seminars
 Host:  Rouzbeh Allahverdi
 Location:  Room 190, Physics & Astronomy

 

Thursday January 18, 2018
2:00 pm  Title:  News from URSI and the AAS
 Presenter:  Greg Taylor et al. (UNM)
 Series:  Center for Astrophysics Research and Technologies Seminar Series
 Host:  Gregory Taylor
 Location:  Room 190, Physics & Astronomy
3:00 pm  Title:  The Cosmic Spiderweb
 Presenter:  Mark Neyrinck (Institute for Computational Cosmology, Durham University)
 Series:  Nuclear, Particle, Astroparticle and Cosmology (NUPAC) Seminars
 Host:  Dinesh Loomba
 Location:  Room 5, Physics & Astronomy
3:30 pm  Title:  Scrambling Quantum Information in Cold Atoms with Light
 Presenter:  Monika Schleier-Smith, Stanford University
 Series:  CQuIC Seminars
 Host:  Ivan Deutsch
 Location:  Room 190, Physics & Astronomy

 

Friday January 19, 2018
3:30 pm  Title:  Engineering Entanglement for Quantum Metrology
 Presenter:  Monika Schleier-Smith, Stanford University
 Series:  Physics and Astronomy Colloquium
 Host:  Ivan Deutsch
 Location:  Room 125, Dane Smith Hall

 

Wednesday January 24, 2018
11:00 am  Title:  Dielectric Resonator Metasurfaces: Optical Magnetism, Wavefront Control and Optical Nonlinearities
 Presenter:  Dr. Igal Brener
Sandia, National Laboratories and Center for Integrated Nanotechnologies
 Series:  OSE Seminars
 Location:  Room 190, Physics & Astronomy

 

Thursday January 25, 2018
2:00 pm  Title:  Astrophysical probes of dark matter: The road ahead
 Presenter:  Francis Yar-Racine (Harvard)
 Host:  Dinesh Loomba
 Location:  Room 190, Physics & Astronomy
2:00 pm  Title:  Astrophysical probes of dark matter: The road ahead
 Presenter:  Francis-Yan Cyr-Racine
 Series:  Special Physics Seminar
 Host:  Dinesh Loomba
 Location:  Room 190, Physics & Astronomy
3:30 pm  Title:  Automation in quantum information
 Presenter:  Patrick Coles, Los Alamos National Laboratory
 Series:  CQuIC Seminars
 Host:  Francisco Becerra-Chavez
 Location:  Room 190, Physics & Astronomy
5:30 pm  Title:  How to tame a fox and build a dog?
 Presenter:  Lee Alan Dugatkin,
Biology Department,
University of Louisville, Kentucky, KY
 Series:  Sigma Xi Public Talk
 Host:  Harjit Ahluwalia
 Location:  Room C, UNM Conference Center

 

Friday January 26, 2018
3:30 pm  Title:  Debunking Fractals in the Drip Paintings of Jackson Pollock
 Presenter:  Dr. Kate Brown, Hamilton College
 Series:  Physics and Astronomy Colloquium
 Host:  Dinesh Loomba
 Location:  Room 125, Dane Smith Hall

 

Tuesday January 30, 2018
3:30 pm  Title:  Nonlinear quantum optics: theory, engineering, and applications
 Presenter:  Joshua Combes, University of Queensland
 Series:  CQuIC Seminars
 Host:  Ivan Deutsch
 Location:  Room 190, Physics & Astronomy

 

Wednesday January 31, 2018
4:00 pm  Title:  Studies of Light Generation with Four-Wave Mixing in a Cold Atomic Ensemble
 Presenter:  Andrew R. Ferdinand
 Series:  Thesis and Dissertation Defenses
 Location:  Room 190, Physics & Astronomy

 

Thursday February 1, 2018
3:30 pm  Title:  Quantum Annealing: Challenges and Prospects
 Presenter:  Tameem Albash, University of Southern California
 Series:  CQuIC Seminars
 Host:  Ivan Deutsch
 Location:  Room 190, Physics & Astronomy

 

Friday February 2, 2018
1:30 pm  Title:  Non-Abelian Vortex Strings and their Applications
 Presenter:  Professor Mikhail Shifman (Fine Theoretical Physics Institute) of the University of Minnesota
 Series:  Nuclear, Particle, Astroparticle and Cosmology (NUPAC) Seminars
 Web Site:    https:/ / www.physics.umn.edu/ people/ shifman.html
 Host:  Kevin Cahill
 File:  /pandaweb/events/video/NUPAC-180202-Shifman.mp4
 Location:  Room 190, Physics & Astronomy
3:30 pm  Title:  Quantum Field Theory after the "Revolution"
 Presenter:  Mikhail Shifman, University of Minnesota
 Series:  Physics and Astronomy Colloquium
 Host:  Kevin Cahill
 File:  /pandaweb/events/video/Colloquium-180202-Shifman.mp4
 Location:  Room 125, Dane Smith Hall

 

Monday February 5, 2018
4:00 pm  Title:  Quantum Phase Space Representations and Their Negativities
 Presenter:  Tom Dangniam
 Series:  Thesis and Dissertation Defenses
 Location:  Room 190, Physics & Astronomy

 

Tuesday February 6, 2018
2:00 pm  Title:  Some aspects of confinement
 Presenter:  Rouzbeh Allahverdi (UNM)
 Series:  Nuclear, Particle, Astroparticle and Cosmology (NUPAC) Seminars
 Host:  Rouzbeh Allahverdi
 Location:  Room 190, Physics & Astronomy
3:30 pm  Title:  Quantum annealing: a quantum algorithm for optimization
 Presenter:  Elizabeth Crosson, California Institute of Technology
 Series:  CQuIC Seminars
 Host:  Ivan Deutsch
 Location:  Room 190, Physics & Astronomy

 

Thursday February 8, 2018
3:30 pm  Title:  Composite quantum systems under time dilation
 Presenter:  Magdalena Zych, University of Queensland
 Series:  CQuIC Seminars
 Host:  Ivan Deutsch
 Location:  Room 190, Physics & Astronomy

 

Friday February 9, 2018
3:30 pm  Title:  Direct Imaging Surveys for Planets and Disks
 Presenter:  Jennifer Patience, Arizona State University
 Series:  Physics and Astronomy Colloquium
 Host:  Ylva Pihlström
 Location:  Room 125, Dane Smith Hall

 

Wednesday February 14, 2018
11:00 am  Title:  Extreme infrared photonics with phonon-polaritons
 Presenter:  Stavroula Foteinopoulou, Ph.D.,
Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) Dept., UNM
 Series:  OSE Seminars
 Location:  Room 190, Physics & Astronomy

 

Thursday February 15, 2018
2:00 pm  Title:  Cosmology and fundamental physics with cosmic microwave background polarization measurements
 Presenter:  Dr. Darcy Barron, UC Berkeley
 Series:  Special Seminar
 Host:  Gregory Taylor
 Location:  Room 190, Physics & Astronomy
3:30 pm  Title:  Magnetically Activated and Guided Isotope Separation
 Presenter:  Mark Raizen, University of Texas
 Series:  CQuIC Seminars
 Host:  Carlton Caves
 Location:  Room 190, Physics & Astronomy
5:30 pm  Title:  Manufacturing of Silicon Materials for Microelectronics and PV
 Presenter:  Babu Chalamala,
Sandia National Labs, Albuquerque
 Series:  Sigma Xi Public Talk
 Host:  Harjit Ahluwalia
 Location:  Room C, UNM Conference Center

 

Friday February 16, 2018
3:30 pm  Title:  From Maxwell's Demon to Einstein's Speed Demon
 Presenter:  Mark Raizen, University of Texas
 Series:  Physics and Astronomy Colloquium
 Host:  Carlton Caves
 Location:  Room 125, Dane Smith Hall

 

Tuesday February 20, 2018
3:30 pm  Title:  Circuit quantum electrodynamics: State of the art, challenges and possibilities for the future
 Presenter:  Arne Grimsmo, University of Sydney
 Series:  CQuIC Seminars
 Host:  Ivan Deutsch
 Location:  Room 190, Physics & Astronomy

 

Thursday February 22, 2018
7:30 am  Title:  20th Annual SQuInT Workshop
 Presenter:  Issac Chuang (MIT), Philippe Faist (California Institute of Technology), Kai-Mei Fu (Washington), David Meyer (Univ. California San Diego, Seth Merkel (HRL), Alberto Marino (Oklahoma), Kenneth Brown (Duke), Rafael Alexander (New Mexico), Travis Scholten (New Mexico), Christopher Jackson (New Mexico), Michael Nielsen (Y Combinator Research), Emily Pritchett (HRL), Andrew Landahl (Sandia), Poul Jessen (Arizona), Carlton Caves (New Mexico)
 Series:  CQuIC Seminars
 Web Site:    http:/ / physics.unm.edu/ SQuInT/ 2018/ index.php
 Host:  Akimasa Miyake
 Location:  La Fonda on the Plaza
3:30 pm  Title:  A Personal Overview of Observational Cosmology & Extragalactic Astrophysics
 Presenter:  Dr. Asa Bluck (ETH Zurich)
 Series:  Special Seminar
 Host:  Richard Rand
 Location:  Room 190, Physics & Astronomy

 

Friday February 23, 2018
3:30 pm  Title:  Spectroscopic Studies of Soft Materials and Biological Systems
 Presenter:  Andrew Shreve, UNM
 Series:  Physics and Astronomy Colloquium
 Host:  Kevin Cahill
 Location:  Room 125, Dane Smith Hall

 

Monday February 26, 2018
3:30 pm  Title:  Quantum-classical correspondence in a chaotic system
 Presenter:  Meenu Kumari, University of Waterloo
 Series:  CQuIC Seminars
 Host:  Ivan Deutsch
 Location:  Room 190, Physics & Astronomy

 

Tuesday February 27, 2018
3:30 pm  Title:  Small Galaxies, Big Science: Using Cosmic Surveys to Study the Fundamental Nature of Dark Matter
 Presenter:  Dr. Alex Drlica-Wagner (Fermilab)
 Series:  Special Seminar
 Location:  Room 190, Physics & Astronomy

 

Wednesday February 28, 2018
11:00 am  Title:  Surpassing the Conventional Limit of Response to Heat Radiation by Nanophotonic Structures
 Presenter:  Sang Eon Han, PhD, UNM Department of Chemical & Biological Engineering
 Series:  OSE Seminars
 Location:  Room 101, Center for High Tech Materials

 

Friday March 2, 2018
3:30 pm  Title:  Rotating trapped Bose-Einstein condensates
 Presenter:  Alexander Fetter, Stanford
 Series:  Physics and Astronomy Colloquium
 Host:  Kevin Cahill
 File:  https://youtu.be/kzTlIyWLMP0
 Location:  Room 125, Dane Smith Hall
5:00 pm  Title:  Quantized superfluid vortex dynamics on curved surfaces: cylinders and cones*
 Presenter:  Alexander L. Fetter, Stanford University
 Host:  Kevin Cahill
 File:  https://youtu.be/lp2a7XLYcoI
 Location:  Room 190, Physics & Astronomy

 

Wednesday March 7, 2018
11:00 am  Title:  TBD
 Presenter:  TBD
 Series:  OSE - CQuIC Seminars
 Host:  Francisco Becerra-Chavez
 Location:  Room 190, Physics & Astronomy
3:00 pm  Title:  Noisy propagation of coherent states in a lossy Kerr medium
 Presenter:  Ludwig Kunz, University of Warsaw
 Series:  CQuIC Seminars
 Host:  Francisco Becerra-Chavez
 Location:  Room 190, Physics & Astronomy

 

Thursday March 8, 2018
2:00 pm  Title:  The Australian SKA Pathfinder (ASKAP): Telescope and Surveys
 Presenter:  Josh Marvil (NRAO)
 Series:  Center for Astrophysics Research and Technologies Seminar Series
 Host:  Gregory Taylor
 Location:  Room 190, Physics & Astronomy

 

Friday March 9, 2018
3:30 pm  Title:  Physics of magma bodies and volcanoes
 Presenter:  Mousumi Roy, UNM Physics and Astronomy
 Series:  Physics and Astronomy Colloquium
 Web Site:    https:/ / youtu.be/ oukouckN0z0
 Host:  Dinesh Loomba
 Location:  Room 125, Dane Smith Hall

 

Tuesday March 20, 2018
2:00 pm  Title:  21-cm Cosmology
 Presenter:  Rouzbeh Allahverdi (UNM)
 Series:  Nuclear, Particle, Astroparticle and Cosmology (NUPAC) Seminars
 Host:  Rouzbeh Allahverdi
 Location:  Room 190, Physics & Astronomy
3:00 pm  Title:  Groundbreaking Ceremony for new Physics & Astronomy and Interdisciplinary Science building
 Presenter:  UNM Arts & Sciences Dean Mark Peceny; Wolfgang Rudolph, chair, Department of Physics & Astronomy; UNM President Garnett S. Stokes and other dignitaries
 Web Site:    https:/ / news.unm.edu/ news/ unm-to-break-ground-on-pais-center-march-20
 Host:  Wolfgang Rudolph
 Location:  Northeast corner of Yale Mall (Redondo and Yale, NE)

 

Wednesday March 21, 2018
11:00 am  Title:  Metasurface-enhanced light emission
 Presenter:  Dr. Roberto Paiella, Electrical and Computer Engineering & Photonics Center, Boston University
 Series:  OSE Seminars
 Location:  Room 101, Center for High Tech Materials
7:00 pm  Title:  Demo night
 Presenter:  Society of Physics Students and UNM Physics and Astronomy faculty
 Host:  David Dunlap
 File:  http://physics.unm.edu/pandaweb/events/flyers/demo_show_032118.pdf
 Location:  Regener Hall Auditorium

 

Thursday March 22, 2018
2:00 pm  Title:  Cosmic Dawn
 Presenter:  Greg Taylor and Rouzbeh Allahverdi (UNM)
 Series:  Center for Astrophysics Research and Technologies Seminar Series
 Location:  Room 190, Physics & Astronomy
3:30 pm  Title:  Fieldable Optical Frequency Combs for Ultra-Precise Timing
 Presenter:  Nathan Lemke, Air Force Research Laboratory
 Series:  OSE - CQuIC Seminars
 Host:  Francisco Becerra-Chavez
 Location:  Room 190, Physics & Astronomy
5:00 pm  Title:  Behind-the-Meter Rooftop Solar Energy: Impacts to the Electric Power Grid
 Presenter:  Matthew Reno.Senior Engineer
Electric Power Systems Research Department
Sandia National Laboratories
 Series:  Sigma Xi Public Talk
 Host:  Harjit Ahluwalia
 Location:  Room C, UNM Conference Center

 

Friday March 23, 2018
3:30 pm  Title:  Optical Superresolution via Wavefront Projections
 Presenter:  Sudhakar Prasad, UNM, Physics and Astronomy
 Series:  Physics and Astronomy Colloquium
 Location:  Room 125, Dane Smith Hall

 

Tuesday March 27, 2018
2:00 pm  Title:  An Electrostatic Analogy for Chameleon and Symmetron Gravity
 Presenter:  Dr. Kate Brown (Hamilton College)
 Series:  Nuclear, Particle, Astroparticle and Cosmology (NUPAC) Seminars
 Host:  Dinesh Loomba
 Location:  Room 190, Physics & Astronomy

 

Wednesday March 28, 2018
11:00 am  Title:  Non-Hermitian Photonics, Optics at an Exceptional Point
 Presenter:  Mercedeh Khajavikhan, PhD,
College of Optics and Photonics (CREOL), University of Central Florida (UCF)
 Series:  OSE Seminars
 Location:  Room 190, Physics & Astronomy
4:00 pm  Title:  Complex Networks on Quantum States: From Quantum Phase Transitions to Emergent Dynamics of Quantum Cellular Automata
 Presenter:  Lincoln D. Carr, Colorado School of Mines
 Host:  Ivan Deutsch
 Location:  Room 190, Physics & Astronomy
4:00 pm  Title:  Complex Networks on Quantum States: From Quantum Phase Transitions to Emergent Dynamics of Quantum Cellular Automata
 Presenter:  Lincoln D. Carr, Colorado School of Mines
 Series:  CQuIC Seminars
 Host:  Ivan Deutsch
 Location:  Room 190, Physics & Astronomy

 

Thursday March 29, 2018
2:00 pm  Title:  Demonstration and deployment of a fast, all-sky imaging architecture for large interferometer arrays in radio astronomy
 Presenter:  Nithyanandan Thyagarajan (NRAO)
 Series:  Center for Astrophysics Research and Technologies Seminar Series
 Host:  Gregory Taylor
 Location:  Room 190, Physics & Astronomy

 

Tuesday April 3, 2018
1:00 pm  Title:  10 PW Laser system: challenges and achievements
 Presenter:  Dr. Olivier Chalus, Thales Optronique SAS, France
 Series:  OSE Seminars
 Location:  Room 146, Center for High Tech Materials

 

Thursday April 5, 2018
2:00 pm  Title:  The Evolution of Neutral Hydrogen Content in Galaxies as a Function of Redshift and Environment
 Presenter:  Monica Sanchez (UNM)
 Series:  Center for Astrophysics Research and Technologies Seminar Series
 Host:  Patricia Henning
 Location:  Room 190, Physics & Astronomy

 

Friday April 6, 2018
3:30 pm  Title:  The spectrum of efficient venation phenotypes
 Presenter:  Eleni Katifori, University of Pennsylvania
 Series:  Physics and Astronomy Colloquium
 Host:  Mousumi Roy
 Location:  Room 125, Dane Smith Hall

 

Saturday April 7, 2018
9:00 am  Title:  UNM Physics Day 2018
 Presenter:  Dr. Kate Brown, (UNM BS 2002) Assistant Professor Physics Department, Hamilton College
 Series:  Undergraduate Research
 Web Site:    http:/ / physics.unm.edu/ pandaweb/ undergraduate/ day2018/ index.php
 Location:  Multiple rooms, Physics & Astronomy

 

Tuesday April 10, 2018
2:00 pm  Title:  NGC 1052 DF2 - A Galaxy without Dark Matter?
 Presenter:  Rich Rand (UNM)
 Series:  Nuclear, Particle, Astroparticle and Cosmology (NUPAC) Seminars
 Host:  Rouzbeh Allahverdi
 Location:  Room 190, Physics & Astronomy

 

Thursday April 12, 2018
2:00 pm  Title:  Infrared Properties of Stars in the Bulge Asymmetries and Dynamical Evolution Survey
 Presenter:  Eddie Hilburn, III
 Series:  Thesis and Dissertation Defenses
 Host:  Ylva Pihlström
 Location:  Room 190, Physics & Astronomy
2:00 pm  Title:  Infrared Properties of Stars in the BAaDE Survey
 Presenter:  Eddie Hilburn (UNM)
 Series:  Center for Astrophysics Research and Technologies Seminar Series
 Host:  Ylva Pihlström
 Location:  Room 190, Physics & Astronomy
3:30 pm  Title:  Hanbury Brown-Twiss, Hong-Ou-Mandel, and other landmarks in quantum optics: from photons to atoms
 Presenter:  Alain Aspect, Laboratoire Charles Fabry, Institut d’Optique Graduate School
 Series:  CQuIC Seminars
 Host:  Ivan Deutsch
 File:  https://youtu.be/SLz6c4utrSc
 Location:  Room 190, Physics & Astronomy

 

Friday April 13, 2018
3:30 pm  Title:  From the Einstein-Bohr debate to quantum information: the second quantum revolution
 Presenter:  Alain Aspect, Institut d'Optique
 Series:  Physics and Astronomy Colloquium
 Host:  Ivan Deutsch
 File:  https://youtu.be/URjn08iClQk
 Location:  Room 125, Dane Smith Hall

 

Wednesday April 18, 2018
4:00 pm  Title:  Dispersive Quantum Interfaces with Atoms and Nanophotonic Waveguides
 Presenter:  Xiaodong Qi
 Series:  Thesis and Dissertation Defenses
 Location:  Room 190, Physics & Astronomy

 

Thursday April 19, 2018
2:00 pm  Title:  The Nature And Demographics of Small Exoplanets
 Presenter:  Dr. Diana Dragomir (MIT)
 Series:  Special Seminar
 Host:  Dinesh Loomba
 Location:  Room 190, Physics & Astronomy
3:30 pm  Title:  Learning the quantum algorithm for state overlap
 Presenter:  Lukasz Cincio, Los Alamos National Lab
 Series:  CQuIC Seminars
 Host:  Akimasa Miyake
 Location:  Room 190, Physics & Astronomy
5:00 pm  Title:  Fukushima and the Future of Nuclear Energy
 Presenter:  M. V. Ramana,
University of British Columbia,
Canada 
 Series:  Sigma Xi Public Talk
 Host:  Harjit Ahluwalia
 Location:  Room C, UNM Conference Center

 

Friday April 20, 2018
3:30 pm  Title:  Search for Axion Dark Matter
 Presenter:  William Wester (Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory)
 Series:  Physics and Astronomy Colloquium
 Host:  Michael Gold
 Location:  Room 125, Dane Smith Hall

 

Tuesday April 24, 2018
1:50 pm  Title:  Neutrino Flavor Conversions in Dense Medium: Matter Stimulation, Dispersion Relation, and Neutrino Halo
 Presenter:  Lei Ma (UNM)
 Series:  Thesis and Dissertation Defenses
 Host:  Huaiyu (Mike) Duan
 Location:  Room 190, Physics & Astronomy

 

Wednesday April 25, 2018
11:00 am  Title:  Optical manipulation of neutral atoms for quantum information science
 Presenter:  Mike Martin, Sandia National Laboratories
 Series:  OSE - CQuIC Seminars
 Host:  Francisco Becerra-Chavez
 Location:  Room 190, Physics & Astronomy
4:00 pm  Title:  How to build a quantum vacuum
 Presenter:  Gavin Brennen, Macquarie University
 Series:  CQuIC Seminars
 Host:  Ivan Deutsch
 Location:  Room 190, Physics & Astronomy

 

Thursday April 26, 2018
2:00 pm  Title:  Probing the Cause of Lagging Gaseous Halos with Radio Continuum Observations
 Presenter:  Tim Braun (UNM)
 Series:  Center for Astrophysics Research and Technologies Seminar Series
 Host:  Gregory Taylor
 Location:  Room 190, Physics & Astronomy

 

Friday April 27, 2018
3:30 pm  Title:  TBA
 Presenter:  Jennifer Dionne, Stanford University
 Series:  Physics and Astronomy Colloquium
 Host:  Alejandro Manjavacas
 Location:  Room 125, Dane Smith Hall
3:30 pm  Title:  Quantum-limited measurements: One physicist's crooked path from relativity theory to quantum optics to quantum information
 Presenter:  Carlton Caves, UNM
 Series:  Physics and Astronomy Colloquium
 Host:  Carlton Caves
 Location:  Room 125, Dane Smith Hall

 

Tuesday May 1, 2018
2:00 pm  Title:  Neutrinoless double beta decay, the LEGEND collaboration, and liquid argon research with BACon
 Presenter:  Neil McFadden (UNM)
 Series:  Nuclear, Particle, Astroparticle and Cosmology (NUPAC) Seminars
 Host:  Dinesh Loomba
 Location:  Room 190, Physics & Astronomy
3:30 pm  Title:  Honors Thesis Presentation
 Presenter:  UNM Physics and Astronomy Students
 Location:  Room 190, Physics & Astronomy

 

Wednesday May 2, 2018
12:30 pm  Title:  Development of Metallic Magnetic Calorimeters and Paramagnetic Alloys of Ag and Er for Gamma-Ray Spectroscopy
 Presenter:  Linh Le
 Series:  Thesis and Dissertation Defenses
 Location:  Room 190, Physics & Astronomy

 

Thursday May 3, 2018
2:00 pm  Title:  Probing White Dwarf Winds with Binary Pulsar Systems
 Presenter:  Chris DiLullo (UNM)
 Series:  Center for Astrophysics Research and Technologies Seminar Series
 Host:  Gregory Taylor
 Location:  Room 190, Physics & Astronomy
3:30 pm  Title:  The Integration of Ultracold Atoms and Nanophotonics
 Presenter:  Jeff Kimble, CalTech
 Series:  CQuIC Seminars
 Host:  Carlton Caves
 File:  https://youtu.be/FOwS3slxjbw
 Location:  Room 190, Physics & Astronomy

 

Friday May 4, 2018
3:30 pm  Title:  Quantum Matter Built from Nanoscopic Lattices of Atoms and Photons
 Presenter:  H. Jeff Kimble, Caltech
 Series:  Physics and Astronomy Colloquium
 Host:  Carlton Caves
 Location:  Room 125, Dane Smith Hall

 

Saturday May 5, 2018
9:00 am  Title:  UNM QuarkNet hosts VLA tour for teachers
 Presenter:  Sally Seidel
 Web Site:    http:/ / physics.unm.edu/ QuarkNet@UNM/
 Host:  Sally Seidel
 Location:  Very Large Array and Long Wavelength Array

 

Thursday May 10, 2018
2:00 pm  Title:  Testing the Nature of Meteor Radio Afterglows
 Presenter:  Savin Varghese
 Series:  Center for Astrophysics Research and Technologies Seminar Series
 Host:  Gregory Taylor
 Location:  Room 190, Physics & Astronomy

 

Friday May 11, 2018
3:30 pm  Title:  The Past and Future of Physics Education Reform
 Presenter:  Dr. Valerie K. Otero, University of Colorado Boulder
 Series:  Physics and Astronomy Colloquium
 Host:  Leandra Goldflam
 Location:  Room 190, Physics & Astronomy

 

Saturday May 12, 2018
9:00 am  Title:  Spring 2018 Commencement and Presidential Installation
 Presenter:  Commencement this year will include the Installation of the 23rd President Garnett S. Stokes.
 Series:  All University
 Web Site:    https:/ / gradapp.unm.edu/ events/ event-ad7o/
 Location:  Dreamstyle Arena
1:00 pm  Title:  Spring 2018 Physics and Astronomy Department Convocation
 Presenter:  Valerie K. Otero, Professor and Executive Director/Founder, Learning Assistant Program and International Learning Assistant Alliance Co-Director, Center for STEM Learning University of Colorado, Boulder
 Series:  All University
 Web Site:    https:/ / gradapp.unm.edu/ events/ convocation-r32ppa/
 Host:  Wolfgang Rudolph
 Location:  Regener Hall Auditorium (Room 103)
1:00 pm  Title:  2018 Physics and Astronomy Department Convocation
 Presenter:  Valerie K. Otero, Professor and Executive Director/Founder, Learning Assistant Program and International Learning Assistant Alliance Co-Director, Center for STEM Learning University of Colorado, Boulder
 Series:  All University
 Web Site:    https:/ / gradapp.unm.edu/ events/ convocation-r32ppa/
 Host:  Wolfgang Rudolph
 Location:  Regener Hall Auditorium (Room 103)

 

Monday May 14, 2018
8:00 pm  Title:  A Voyage to the Moon on Saturn’s Wings
 Presenter:  Harrison H. Schmitt
NASA Scientist-Astronaut 
 Series:  Sigma Xi Public Talk
 Host:  Harjit Ahluwalia
 Location:  Sheraton Albuquerque Uptown Hotel

 

Wednesday May 23, 2018
11:00 am  Title:  Laser-driven electronic processes in condensed matter: from controlled modification of a single biomolecule to controlled enhancement of laser ablation
 Presenter:  Dr. Vitaly Gruzdev, University of Missouri
 Series:  OSE Seminars
 Location:  Room 190, Physics & Astronomy

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