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Events for the Week of January 26, 2015 - January 30, 2015


Monday


11:00 a.m.
Monday, January 26, 2015
Brandeis University
String Theory Seminar
Abelson 307
O(N) Models and Higher Spin AdS/CFT
Igor Klebanov
Princeton University

2:00 p.m.
Monday, January 26, 2015
Boston University
Particle and Fields Seminar
3 Cummington Mall, Room 595
Universal Dynamics from the Conformal Bootstrap
Liam Fitzpatrick
Stanford University

3:00 p.m.
Monday, January 26, 2015
Boston College
Physics Seminar Series
Higgins Hall, Room 235
The Dynamics of Active Matter Particles on Disordered Landscapes: Jamming, Clogging, and Avalanches
Dr. Charles Reichhardt
Los Alamos National Laboratory

4:00 p.m.
Monday January 26, 2015
Brown University
Department of Physics Colloquium
Barus & Holley room 168
Quantum-limited measurements: One physicist's crooked path from quantum optics to quantum information
Carlton Caves
University of New Mexico
Refreshments begin at 3:30

4:15 p.m.
Monday, January 26, 2015
Harvard University
Department of Physics Colloquium, Jefferson 250
A First-Order Transitions to Metallic Hydrogen
Isaac Silvera, Harvard University
Tea will be served in Jefferson 450 at 3:30 pm

Tuesday


3:30 p.m.
Tuesday, January 27, 2015
Boston University
Physics Colloquium
Metcalf Science Center, Room 109
590 Commonwealth Ave.
The Aesthetics of Constructing and Deconstructing Materials and Magnets
Greg Boebinger
Director, National High Magnetic Field Lab Florida State University
Refreshments served at 3:00 in 1st floor lounge

4:00 p.m.
Tuesday, January 27, 2015
Brandeis University
Martin Weiner Lecture Series
Physics Department Colloquium
Abelson 131
Spatiotemporal control of the active forces that shape living tissues
Karen Kasza
Sloan-Kettering Institute

Wednesday


11:00 a.m.
Wednesday, January 28, 2015
Boston University
Condensed Matter Theory Seminar
Metcalf Science Center, Room 328
590 Commonwealth Ave.
TBA
Dr. Julian Struck
MIT

4:00 p.m.
Wednesday, January 28, 2015
Physics Dept. U. Mass Lowell
Colloquium
Olsen 102
New view of gravity
Prof. James O'Brien
Wentworth Institute of Technology
Refreshments at 3:30 p.m.

4:00 p.m.
Wednesday, January 28, 2015
Boston College
Physics Colloquium Series
Higgins Hall, Room 310
Nano-Plasmonic Phenomena in Graphene
Zhe Fei
Argonne National Laboratory

Thursday


4:00 p.m.
Thursday, January 29, 2015
Northeastern University
Physics Colloquium
114 Dana Research Center
Transport by the Nuclear Pore Complex: Simple Physics of a Complex Biomachine
Anton Zilman
University of Toronto
Refreshments served at event.

Friday


12 p.m.
Friday, January 30, 2015
Boston University
Biophysics/Condensed Matter Seminar
Metcalf Science Center, Room 352
Magnetic Resonance with Single Nuclear-Spin Sensitivity
Alex Sushkov
Harvard University
Lunch served at 11:30 a.m.

3:00 p.m.
Friday, January 30, 2015
Tufts University
Department of Physics & Astronomy
Robinson Hall, Room 253
A Quantum Singularity Theorem
Aron Wall
Institute for Advanced Study
Refreshments will be served at 2:30 p.m.