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Events Calendar

Physics and Astronomy Colloquium

Zoom logoFor Fall 2021, all UNM Physics and Astronomy Colloquia will take place on Friday afternoon from 3:30 to 5 pm either in the Colloquium room, 1100 PAÍS, or remotely via Zoom. If you would like to attend any Physics and Astronomy events online, please contact the front office at 505 277-2616 for registration and passcode information.

The Colloquia series is a weekly seminar that brings speakers from academia, national labs and industry to discuss a wide range of research topics. The series is free and all are welcome to attend.

Friday August 27, 2021
3:30 pm  Title:  The Search for Habitable Worlds around Nearby Stars
 Presenter:  Daniel Apai, The University of Arizona
 Series:  Physics and Astronomy Colloquium
 Host:  Diana Dragomir
 Location:  PAIS-1100, PAIS

 

Friday September 3, 2021
3:30 pm  Title:  A Dark Baryon Explanation of The Neutron Decay Anomaly
 Presenter:  Benjamin Grinstein, UCSD
 Series:  Physics and Astronomy Colloquium
 Web Site:    https:/ / youtu.be/ P4ci-UGEwcw
 Host:  Kevin Cahill
 Location:  Zoom

 

Friday September 10, 2021
3:30 pm  Title:  Scalable semiconductor quantum systems
 Presenter:  Jelena Vuckovic, Stanford University is the Jensen Huang Professor in Global Leadership, School of Engineering, Professor of Electrical Engineering and by courtesy of Applied Physics, Stanford University

She is also a faculty member of Ginzton Lab, Q-FARM, PULSE, SIMES, SPRC, Wu-Tsai Neurosciences Institute, SystemX, Bio-X

PI of the Nanoscale and Quantum Photonics (NQP) Lab
 Series:  Physics and Astronomy Colloquium
 Host:  Ivan Deutsch
 Location:  Zoom

 

Friday September 17, 2021
3:30 pm  Title:  Quantum and Classical Time Crystals
 Presenter:  Norman Yao, UC Berekely
 Series:  Physics and Astronomy Colloquium
 Host:  Ivan Deutsch
 Location:  Zoom

 

Friday September 24, 2021
3:30 pm  Title:  Black Hole Thermodynamics: Then and Now
 Presenter:  Edward Witten, Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton
 Series:  Physics and Astronomy Colloquium
 Host:  Kevin Cahill
 Location:  Zoom

 

Friday October 1, 2021
3:30 pm  Title:  Iran Nuclear Deal
 Presenter:  Matthias Perdekamp, U. Illinois
 Series:  Physics and Astronomy Colloquium
 Host:  Paul Schwoebel
 Location:  Zoom

 

Friday October 8, 2021
3:30 pm  Title:  TBA
 Presenter:  Meredith MacGregor, University of Colorado Boulder
 Series:  Physics and Astronomy Colloquium
 Location:  PAIS-1100, PAIS

 

Friday October 22, 2021
3:30 pm  Title:  The third cosmological paradigm
 Presenter:  Michael Turner is the Bruce V. and Diana M. Rauner Distinguished Service Professor; Director of the National Science Foundation's Physics Frontiers Centers at Kavli Institute for Cosmological Physics, University of Chicago's Departments of Astronomy and Astrophysics, Physics; Enrico Fermi Institute
 Series:  Physics and Astronomy Colloquium
 Host:  Kevin Cahill
 Location:  Zoom

 

Friday October 29, 2021
3:30 pm  Title:  TBD
 Presenter:  Tom Maccarone, Texas Tech
 Series:  Physics and Astronomy Colloquium
 Location:  PAIS-1100, PAIS

 

Friday November 5, 2021
3:30 pm  Title:  TBA
 Presenter:  Steven Clayton, Los Alamos National Lab
 Series:  Physics and Astronomy Colloquium
 Host:  Kevin Cahill
 Location:  PAIS-1100, PAIS

 

Friday November 12, 2021
4:00 pm  Title:  TBD
 Presenter:  Saul Teukolsky, Hans A. Bethe Professor of Physics at Cornell University
 Series:  Physics and Astronomy Colloquium
 Host:  Kevin Cahill
 Location:  Zoom

 

Friday November 19, 2021
3:30 pm  Title:  Seeing around corners
 Presenter:  Andreas Velten, U. Wisconsin, Madison
 Series:  Physics and Astronomy Colloquium
 Location:  Zoom

 

Friday December 3, 2021
3:30 pm  Title: 
 Presenter:  Lynn Matthews, MIT
 Series:  Physics and Astronomy Colloquium
 Location:  Zoom

 

Friday December 10, 2021
3:30 pm  Title:  TBA
 Presenter:  David Schuster, U. Chicago
 Series:  Physics and Astronomy Colloquium
 Location:  Zoom

Disability Notice If you need an auxiliary aid or service to attend any Department of Physics and Astronomy event, please contact the department (phone: 505 277-2616; email: physics@unm.edu) as far in advance as possible to ensure you are accommodated.