Spring 2016 Semester Colloquia Schedule

Colloquia for the Spring 2016 semester will take place every Friday from 3:00 to 4:15 pm starting January 29, 2016. Location Planetary Hall 120.

Refreshments will be served.

Date Speaker Affiliation Title and Abstract
Jan. 29 Ryan Beans NIST Optical Imaging at the Nanoscale-Near Field and Superresolution Microscopy
Feb. 5 Brennan Pursley Naval Research Lab Resonant and Time-Resolved Spin Noise Spectroscopy
Feb. 12 No Colloquium
Feb. 19 Lousia Meshi National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Structure solution of complex aluminides using novel electron crystallography methods
Feb. 26 No colloquium
Mar. 4 Heather Bloemhard American Astronomical Society A Brief Guide to the Astronomical Sciences and Advocacy
Mar. 11 Spring Break No Colloquium
Mar. 18 No Colloquium
Mar. 25 Pasha Tabatabai George Washington University Associating microscale structure with mechanical properties in silk gels
Apr. 1 Jens Breffke Material Measurement Science Division, National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Advancing Imaging Technology: Super Resolution in the Works
Apr. 8 Nathan Secrest Naval Research Lab The Peculiar Case of Was 49b: An Over-Massive AGN in a Minor Merger?
Apr. 15 Jena Puru Virginia Commonwealth University Many Faces of Carbon
Apr. 22 Chase Ellis U.S. Naval Research Lab Optical properties of surface phonon polariton resonances in polar-dielectric nanostructures: a low-loss alternative to plasmonics in the infrared