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Physics and Astronomy Colloquium

Spring 2017 – Colloquium Schedule

Date Speaker and Talk Title Host
January 10 Michael Allen, Department of Physics & Astronomy, Washington State University
Title: “Implementation of team-based project-driven learning in a senior-level astrobiology course”
 Jeffrey McMahon
January 17 Mario Juric, Department of Physics, University of Washington
Title: “Towards Science with LSST: Project Update and What to Expect”
 Guy Worthey
January 24  Artem Oganov, Department of Physics & Astronomy, Stony Brook University
Title: “Computational Materials Discovery”
 Jeffrey McMahon
January 31 NO COLLOQUIUM
February 7 Peter Engels, Department of Physics & Astronomy, Washington State University
Title: “Quantum gas research at WSU: From artificial gauge fields to negative-mass hydrodynamics” 
  Jeffrey McMahon
February 14 TBD
February 21 Fred Gittes, Department of Physics & Astronomy, Washington State University
Title: “Electromagnetism as Geometry”
 Jeffrey McMahon
February 28 Ranga Dias, Lyman Laboratory of Physics, Harvard University
Title:
 Jeffrey McMahon
March 7 Jeremy Holt, Department of Physics & Astronomy, Texas A&M University
Title:
 Michael Forbes
March 14  Spring Break, No Colloquium
March 21  Tom Quinn, Department of Astronomy, University of Washington
Title:
 Michael Forbes
March 28  Yi Gu, Department of Physics & Astronomy, Washington State University
Title:
 Jeffrey McMahon
April 4  Gary Collins, Department of Physics & Astronomy, Washington State University
Title:
 Jeffrey McMahon
April 11  Emily Leveque, Department of Physics, University of Washington
Title:
 Guy Worthey
April 18  Robert Lieberman  SPIE
April 25  TBD
Colloquia are held on Tuesdays at 4:10 pm in Webster 17 on the Pullman campus of Washington State University, unless otherwise noted. 

Come meet the speaker over coffee & cookies at 3:45 pm in the foyer on the Ground floor above the lecture hall.