Physics Colloquium Spring 2016 | Kent State University

Physics Colloquium Spring 2016

All colloquia take place at 1:30 pm in Smith Hall 111, unless otherwise noted.

Spring 2016

January 21 Thursday 1:30 pm

Coherent X-ray Scattering: a dynamic view of ‘static’ structures
Dr. Lutz Wiegart
Brookhaven National Laboratory

Contact Person: Prof. Sam Sprunt

February 23 Tuesday 2:15 pm

Mapping the Universe through Gravitational Waves
Prof. Tina Kahniashvili
Department of Physics
Carnegie Mellon University

Contact Person: Bjorn Lussem

February 25 Thursday 1:30 pm

An Introduction to SCALE-UP: Student Centered Active Learning Environment with Upside-down Pedagogies
Prof. Robert Beichner
Department of Physics
North Carolina State University

Contact Person: Bjorn Lussem

March 3 Thursday 1:30 pm

Compact Stellar X-ray sources: A Window on Extreme Physics
Dr. Tod E Strohmayer
National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Goddard Space Flight Center

Contact Person: Prof. Veronica Dexheimer

March 10 Thursday 1:30 pm

III-nitrides Light Emitting Diodes for Solid State Lighting and the Emerging II-IV-Nitrides
Prof. Hongping Zhao
Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Case Western Reserve University

Contact Person: Bjorn Lussem

March 31 Thursday 1:30 pm

Chemical doping in organic semiconductors: mechanisms, challenges and opportunities
Prof. Antoine Kahn
Departement of Electrical Engineering
Princeton University

Contact Person: Bjorn Lussem

April 4 Monday 10:45 am

Measurement of Charm Meson Production In Au+Au Collisions at ѵSᴺᴺ=200 GeV
Amilkar Quintero
Department of Physics
Kent State University

Contact Person: Prof. Spiros Margetis

April 5 Tuesday 2:30 pm

Interactions of RecQ-Family Helicases with G-quadruplex Structures at the Single Molecule Level
Jagat Budhathoki
Department of Physics
Kent State University

Contact Person: Prof. Hamza Balci

April 7 Thursday 1:30 pm

Remote Sensing using Polarimetric Synthetic Aperture Radar
Dr. Tom Ainsworth
Remote Sensing Division
Naval Research Laboratory

Contact Person: Prof. Khandker Quader

April 14 Thursday 1:30 pm

Metal-Enhanced Fluorescence: A Paradigm Shift in how we think and use Fluorescence Spectroscopy Today
Prof. Chris Geddes
Institute of Fluorescence
University of Maryland Baltimore County

Contact Person: Prof. Satyen Kumar

April 21 Thursday 1:30 pm

Exploring Hot QCD in Magnetic Fields
Prof. Ricardo L. Sonego Farias
Department of Physics
Federal University of Santa Maria, Brazil

Contact Person: Prof. Veronica Dexheimer

April 28 Thursday 1:30 pm

Pasta Phases in Neutron Stars
Irina Sagert
Los Alamos National Laboratory

Contact Person: Prof. Veronica Dexheimer

May 5 Thursday 1:30 pm

Carrier transport and reliability issues in perovskite solar cells
Prof. Alexander Zakhidov
Physics Department
Texas State University

Contact Person: Bjorn Lussem

May 17 Tuesday 3:00 pm

Probing the Phase Diagram of QCD Matter at the Relativistic Heavy Ion Collider
Prashanth Shanmuganathan
Physics Department
Kent State University

KSU Library Rm 508
Contact Person: Prof. Declan Keane