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​ Physics Colloquium Series

Colloquium Series, Fall 2015
All colloquia (except when noted) will be held in Moulton Hall room 214.

Refreshments will be served 15 minutes prior to each colloquium in the adjoining hallway and/or room.


September 22, 2015 4:00 pm

 "Plasmas in space:  from the surface of the Sun to the orbit of the Earth"
Prof. Steve Spangler, University of Iowa, Department of Physics and Astronomy

September 29, 2015 4:00 pm  (Physics Alumni Lecture Series)

 "Foundations in Physics - Decades of Career Opportunity"
Mr. Donald Waddell, Ameren Illinois, MS and Direcor of T & D Design​
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October 6, 2015 4:00 pm

 "Exploring Design Principles of Quantum Dynamics in Biological Light Harvesting Systems"
Prof. Greg Engel, University of Chicago, Chemistry and Biophysics

October 13, 2015 4:00 pm

 "Energy in the Anthropocene Era - A Tale of Fire, Smoke, Time, and Power"
Prof. Tami Bond, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, Civil & Environmental Engineering

October 20, 2015 4:00 pm

 "Mesoscopics with Ultrasound"
Prof. Richard L. Weaver, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, Physics

November 3, 2015 4:00 pm

 "Doppler Imaging of Life: Everything Moves"
Prof. David D. Nolte, Purdue University, Physics

November 10, 2015 4:00 pm

 "Probing Maxwell's Demon with a Nanoscale Thermometer"
Prof. Justin Bergfield, Illinois State University, Physics

November 17, 2015 4:00 pm

 "Nuclei from Scratch: Ab Initio Calculations and the Emergence of Rotation"
Prof. Mark A. Caprio, ​University of Notre Dame, Physics