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2020 Colloquium Schedule

FALL 2020 – Colloquia will be held virtually via Zoom on Thursdays.

Meet the speaker at 3:10 pm – join us in welcoming the speaker and for an informal chat!
Colloquium begin at 4:10 pm

Zoom Link
Meeting ID: 910 6707 5085

Passcode: PhysAstro

You can help support these events by giving to the Physics Excellence Fund or the S Town Stephenson Lectureship

Date Speaker and Talk Title
August 27 Brian Saam, Washington State University
Title: “State of the Department”
September 3 Rodrigo Fernandez, University of Alberta
Title: “Mass ejection, compact objects, and electromagnetic transients”
September 10 Meredith MacGregor, University of Colorado
Title: “How to Form a Habitable Planet ”
September 17 Jillian Bellovary, Queensborough Community College
Title: “Multimessenger Signatures of Massive Black Holes in Dwarf Galaxies”
September 24 Ying Ju Wang, Cold Quanta
Title: “Powering the Quantum Information ‐ Industrial R&D for Quantum Evolution”
October 1 Vivienne Baldassare, Washington State University
Title: “Searching for supermassive black holes in dwarf galaxies ”

October 8 Thomas Busch, Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology
Title: “In‐situ thermometry of a cold Fermi gas via dephasing impurities”
October 15 Aaron Vincent, Queens University, Kingston, ON
Title:“Very small black holes at very large experiments”
October 22
Jorge Leite Noronha, University of Illinois
Title:“Relativistic Fluid Dynamics: From Particle Colliders to Neutron Star Mergers”
October 29 Kim Bott, University of Washington
Title: “The invisible giants: Signatures of hot Jupiters and smaller, cooler worlds in polarized light”
November 5 Ana Maria Rey, JILA / University of Colorado
Title: “Dynamical Phase Transitions in Cold Atomic Gases ”

November 12 Stéphane Courteau, Queens University, Kingston, ON
Title: “Puzzles in Galaxy Scaling Relations”

November 19 Wesley Wong, Harvard, Wyss Institute
Title: “Mechanical Force in Nanoscale Biology”
November 26 No Colloquium – Thanksgiving
December 3 Undergraduate Research Poster Session
December 10 Dead Week



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