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Physics & Astronomy Colloquium Series

Colloquia are Fridays at 4:10 p.m. in Walter Hall 145.

Spring 2023

Jan. 20, "Friend or Foe? The Roles of cNOS in UV-induced Carcinogenesis" | Shiyong Wu of Ohio University Konneker Research Center, Chemistry & Biochemistry Department (Contact: Sasha Govorov)

Jan. 27, "Worms on the Moon, Enabling Improved Health on Earth and Beyond"  | Nathaniel Szewczyk of Ohio University COM-Biomedical Sciences (Contact: Sasha Govorov)

Feb. 3, "Creating a Welcoming and Inclusive Community in Nuclear Science" | Warren Rogers of Indiana Wesleyan University (Contact: Alexandra Semposki & Christian Drischler)

Feb. 10, "Knowing What You Don’t Know: Nuclear Physics, Effective Field Theory, and Uncertainty Quantification" | Daniel Phillips of Ohio University Physics & Astronomy (Contact: Sasha Govorov, Sergio Ulloa)

Feb. 17, "Cucurbit[8]uril-secured Platinum Dimers: Recognition and Applications" | Eric Masson of Ohio University Roenigk Chair of Chemistry (Contact: Sergio Ulloa, Hla Saw)

Feb. 24, "Quantum Simulation on Noisy Superconducting Quantum Computers" | Nick Bronn from IBM (Contact: Sergio Ulloa)

March 2, (Thursday) "Dynamical Complexes in Tropical Climate and Its Implications" | Ibiyinka Fuwape, Vice Chancellor, of Michael & Cecilia Ibru University, Nigeria (Contact: Alexander Neiman)

March 10, "A Case Study in Nuclear Proliferation -  The Iran Nuclear Deal and the Responsibility of Physicists." |  Matthias Grosse Prdekamp of The University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign (Contact: David Ingram)

March 17,  Spring Break

March 30, Thursday, "Constraining the 15O (α, γ) 19Ne reaction rate in type I X-ray bursts using GADGET II TPC" | Ruchi Mahajan of Facility for Rare Isotope Beams (FRIB), in Bently Hall 233, 4:10 pm.

April 10, Monday, "Puzzling Out the Synthesis of Heavy Elements in Stars" | Andrea Richard of Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, in Bentley Hall 227, 4:10 pm

April 13, Note: The April 13 colloquium that was supposed to be given by Jack Bishop is canceled. It will not be rescheduled. 

April 14, "Ultrafast Optical Spectroscopy and Publishing with the American Chemical Society" | Greg Hartland of University of Notre Dame (Contact: Sasha Govorov)

April 21, "Driven Quantum Materials under the X-ray Spotlight" | Matteo Mitrano of Harvard (Contact: Sergio Ulloa)

April  28, Awards Ceremony and Colloquium Event | Presentation by Eric & Sneha Pandya (Wolfspeed Inc., Durham, NC), a lecture within the series "Bring Our Alumni Back" (contact: Nancy Sandler)   Please come and celebrate the accomplishments of our students and wish them well as they make the next steps in their lives!

Fall 2022

Aug. 26, "Departmental Welcome: Opening Ceremony by Eric Stinaff"

Sept. 2, In-person: "Internal Corrosion of CO2 Transmission Pipelines made from Carbon Steel – Current Understanding and Main Challenges" | Srdjan Nesic, Director of the Institute for Corrosion and Multiphase Technology of Ohio University (Contact: Alexander Govorov)

Sept. 9, Virtual: "Touching the Sun: The Science of Parker Solar Probe" | Kelly Korreck of Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory, Cambridge Massachusetts (Contact: Arthur Smith)

Sept. 16,

Sept. 23, In-person: "It's all about the Money" | Michael Wiescher of University of Notre Dame (Contact: Zach Meisel)

Sept. 30, Fall Break

Oct. 7, In-person: "Photochemical Energy Conversion at the Nanoscale with Integrated Photonics" | Alberto Naldoni of University of Turin, Department of Chemistry, Turino, Italy

Oct. 14, Virtual: "Physics and Food Stuffs" | Erik van der Linden, of The Netherlands (Contact: Arthur Smith)

Oct. 21,  "Spin Qubits" | Jason Petta of Princeton (Contact: Nancy Sandler)

Oct. 28, In-person: "What physics allows you to do, both on the fundamentals and outside of it. (Energy Transition and Policy)." | Normand Mousseau of Université de Montréal (Contact: Dave)

Nov. 02, Special Colloquium, In-person: "The Emergence of a New Magnetic Class: Altermagnets and D-Wave Unconventional Magnetism" | Jairo Sinova of Johannes Gutenburg University Mainz, Germany (Contact: Sergio Ulloa)

Nov. 04, In-person: "Autonomous Vehicles and Aerial Collision Avoidance" | Jay Wilhelm of Mechanical Engineering, Ohio University (Contact: Sergio Ulloa)

Nov. 11, No Colloquium - Holiday

Nov. 18, In-person: "A Case Study in Nuclear Proliferation - The Iran Nuclear Deal and the Responsibility of Physicists." | Matthias Grosse Perdekamp of The University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign  (Contact: David Ingram)

Nov. 25, No Colloquium - Holiday

Dec. 02, Virtual: “Queering Physics: A History of the Queer Rights in the USA and LGBT+ Advocacy in Physics.” | Ramon Barthelemy of University of Utah (Contact: Sergio Ulloa)

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