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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) "Global Networking" | Ibiyinka Fuwape of 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 20-24, A Week of Special Colloquiums,TBD

March 27-31, A Week of Special Colloquiums,TBD

April 3-7, A Week of Special Colloquiums,TBD

April 14, "Spectroscopies - Nanostructures, ACS Journals" | Greg Harland (Contact: Sasha Govorov)

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

April  28, Awards Ceremony | 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)