The Physics Department Spring Seminar Series 2015

Unless oherwise noted: Friday at 3pm in Physical Sciences Building Room 105.

Date
Title
Speaker
Info
Feb 5 The ABCs of the AGBs:
An Introduction to Asymptotic
Giant Branch Stars
Dana Baylis
New Mexico Institute of
Mining and Technology
CSUC alumnus
abstract
3pm Monday
Feb 8
When getting it right isn't enough:
Mathematical sense-making in
introductory physics
Dr. Eric Kuo
Stanford University
abstract
Feb 12 Einstein oscillators, glass-like crystals
and the search for better thermoelectric materials
Dr. Matt Beekman
Oregon Institute of Technology
abstract
3pm Monday
Feb 15
Preparing Higher Education for the
Next Generation of Physics Students
Dr. James Laverty
Michigan State University
abstract
Feb 19 Bose-Einstein Condensation:
Playing With the Coolest Stuff
in the Galaxy
Dr. Hyewon Pechkis
Bryn Mawr
abstract
3pm Monday
Feb 22
The role of social positioning
and its effect on how groups function
in an Investigative Science Learning Environment
Dr. David Brookes
California State University Chico
abstract
Feb 26 Paul Traps: Using Radio Waves
to Trap Charged Particles
Mr. James Wells
University of Connecticut
abstract
Mar 4 Quantum Coherence in Photosynthesis Dr. Paul Arpin
CSU Chico
abstract
Mar 11 No Seminar
Mar 25 Cancer Diagnosis using Raman Spectroscopy Shemu Ariyasivam
abstract
Apr 1 Pumping up the Bass
Putting out the Fire
David Ramirez
abstract
Apr 8 Cooperative Binding in Hemoglobin Adam Catching
abstract
Apr 15 Brian Baker
abstract
Apr 22 Ocean Acoustics
Listening to what the ocean is saying about climate Change
using acoustic waves
Tori Goff
abstract
Apr 29 Mechanical Chaotic Oscillator Brandon Thacker
abstract
May 6 Conservation Laws and Physical Symmetries Tucker Hartland
abstract
May 13 Alleviate fears;
Elevate above the plane;
Ascending the cliff.
Christopher Ard
abstract

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