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Events for March 2021

Tuesday March 2, 2021
2:00 pm  Title:  Modifying the geometry of the Universe
 Presenter:  Dr. David Wiltshire (University of Canterbury, NZ)
 Series:  Nuclear, Particle, Astroparticle and Cosmology (NUPAC) Seminars
 Host:  Sally Seidel
 Location:  Zoom

 

Thursday March 4, 2021
3:30 pm  Title:  The power of random quantum circuits
 Presenter:  Bill Fefferman, University of Chicago
 Series:  CQuIC Seminars
 Host:  Elizabeth Crosson
 Location:  Zoom

 

Friday March 5, 2021
9:30 am  Title:  Computation for Physicists: Eigenvalues and Eigenvectors
 Presenter:  Dr. Huaiyu Duan
 Series:  Computational Physics Seminar
 Web Site:    https:/ / unm.zoom.us/ j/ 98489450278
 Host:  Huaiyu (Mike) Duan
 Location:  Zoom
3:30 pm  Title:  Determining the Universe's Initial Conditions
 Presenter:  David Spergel, Simons Foundation
 Series:  Physics and Astronomy Colloquium
 Host:  Kevin Cahill
 File/Video Recording:  https://web.microsoftstream.com/video/d557d668-a94e-4dde-b833-4e77d846c886
 Location:  Via Zoom. Contact the department for password

 

Tuesday March 9, 2021
1:00 pm  Title:  Astro Coffee
 Presenter:  Seth Bruzewski, UNM
 Series:  Astro Coffee
 Web Site:    https:/ / www.benty-fields.com/ daily_arXiv
 Location:  Zoom
2:00 pm  Title:  Toward a field theory of blobs
 Presenter:  Dr. Kevin Cahill (UNM)
 Series:  Nuclear, Particle, Astroparticle and Cosmology (NUPAC) Seminars
 Location:  Zoom

 

Thursday March 11, 2021
11:00 am  Title:  Lessons from Nature for Stability in Optical Scattering Nanostructures
 Presenter:  Sang Eon Han, PhD,
Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering
University of New Mexico

Dr. Sang Eon Han is an Associate Professor in the Department of Chemical & Biological Engineering and Center for High Technology Materials at the University of New Mexico. He earned his Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering from the University of Minnesota and his M.S. & B.S. in Chemical Engineering from Seoul National University. He was a Postdoctoral Associate in the Department of Mechanical Engineering in MIT. His current research is focused on optical and optoelectronic nanomaterials for efficient energy usage. He is a recipient of Dean’s Faculty Excellence Award, KIChE President Young Investigator Award; UNM Junior Faculty Research Excellence Award; NSF Career Award; Ralph E. Powe Junior Faculty Enhancement Award; and Fellowship from the Samsung Scholarship Foundation.
 Series:  OSE Seminars
 Location:  Zoom

 

Friday March 12, 2021
9:30 am  Title:  Computation for Physicists: Nonlinear Equations
 Presenter:  Dr. Huaiyu Duan
 Series:  Computational Physics Seminar
 Web Site:    https:/ / unm.zoom.us/ j/ 98489450278
 Host:  Huaiyu (Mike) Duan
 Location:  Zoom
3:30 pm  Title:  Direct detection of Dark Matter -- theoretical perspective
 Presenter:  Maxim Pospelov, Professor, School of Physics and Astronomy at the University of Minnesota
 Series:  Physics and Astronomy Colloquium
 Host:  Rouzbeh Allahverdi
 File/Video Recording:  https://web.microsoftstream.com/video/17baaaeb-1dc1-458b-8c6c-f3d47c0cbe54
 Location:  Via Zoom. Contact the department for password

 

Tuesday March 23, 2021
2:00 pm  Title:  The Effect of Collisions on Fast Collective Neutrino Oscillations
 Presenter:  Dr. Josh Martin (LANL)
 Series:  Nuclear, Particle, Astroparticle and Cosmology (NUPAC) Seminars
 Host:  Huaiyu (Mike) Duan
 Location:  Zoom

 

Thursday March 25, 2021
2:30 pm  Title:  Foliation structure in fracton models
 Presenter:  Xie Chen, Caltech
 Series:  CQuIC Seminars
 Host:  Akimasa Miyake
 Location:  Zoom

 

Friday March 26, 2021
9:30 am  Title:  Computation for Physicists: Optimization
 Presenter:  Dr. Huaiyu Duan
 Series:  Computational Physics Seminar
 Web Site:    https:/ / unm.zoom.us/ j/ 98489450278
 Host:  Huaiyu (Mike) Duan
 Location:  Zoom
3:30 pm  Title:  The Physics of Sea Level
 Presenter:  Jerry X. Mitrovica is the Frank Baird Jr. Professor of Science in the Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences at Harvard University. He did important early work showing that tectonic plates heave, tilt, and fall in addition to drifting across the surface of the planet.
 Series:  Physics and Astronomy Colloquium
 Host:  Mousumi Roy
 File/Video Recording:  https://web.microsoftstream.com/video/d8c4dbf0-887c-4394-a799-e99e7c1c0c33
 Location:  TBD

 

Tuesday March 30, 2021
2:00 pm  Title:  Understanding electrical breakdown and its implications for the search for the neutron electric dipole moment
 Presenter:  Dr. Nguyen Phan (LANL)
 Series:  Nuclear, Particle, Astroparticle and Cosmology (NUPAC) Seminars
 Host:  Dinesh Loomba
 Location:  Zoom

 

Wednesday March 31, 2021
11:00 am  Title:  Non-Gaussian Measurements of Coherent States of Light for Metrology and Communication
 Presenter:  Matt DiMario
 Series:  Thesis and Dissertation Defenses
 Location:  Zoom

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