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Week of February 8, 2016 - February 12, 2016

 

11:00a.m.

Monday, February 8, 2016

Brandeis University

String Theory Seminar

Abelson 307

"Tales from the Edge: Boundary Terms and Entanglement Entropy"

Chris Herzog

Stony Brook University


2:00p.m.

Monday, February 8,2016

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Center of Theoretical Physics

Nuclear & Particle Theory Seminar

Cosman Room, 6c-442

``Chiral-Scale Perturbation Theory and the Renormalization Group"

Rod Crewther, University of Adelaide


4:00 p.m.

Monday, February 8, 2016

Brown University

Department of Physics Colloquium

Barus & Holley room 168

"Atomic Collapse in Graphene"

Leonid Levitov

MIT

http://www.brown.edu/academics/physics/


4:15 p.m.

Monday, February 8, 2016

Harvard University

Physics Colloquium

Jefferson 250

“Spontaneous Stochasticity: Classical and Quantum.”

Gregory L. Eyink, Johns Hopkins University tea will be served in Jefferson 450 at 3:30 pm 

http://www.physics.harvard.edu


3:00p.m.

Tuesday, February 9, 2016

Boston University

Physics Department Colloquium

SCI 109

The Proton Remains Puzzling

Haiyan Gao

Duke University and Duke Kunshan University


4:00p.m.

Tuesday, February 9, 2016

Brandeis University

Physics Department Colloquium

Abelson 131

"From Higgs Discovery to the Halls of Congress: How Scientists Can Engage In Public Policy"

Dan Pomeroy

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Refreshments at 3:30pm outside of Abelson 131


12:00p.m.

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

Brandeis University

IGERT Seminar

Abelson 229

"Contact Chern-Simons Theory and Legendrian Knots"

Ruoran Zhang

Northeastern University


3:00p.m.

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Center of Theoretical Physics

String/Gravity  Theory Seminar

``Quantum Field Theory and the Renormalization Group in Six-Dimensions"

Clay Cordova, IAS


4:00 p.m.

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

Boston College

Department of Physics

Higgins 310

“Negative refraction and nonlinear optics: some aspects of quantum coherence effects”

Susanne Yelin

University of Connecticut


4:00 p.m.

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

Physics Dept. U. Mass Lowell

Colloquium

Olsen 102

"Quantum entanglement and the geometry of spacetime"

Prof. Matthew Headrick

Brandeis University

Refreshments at 3:30


4:00p.m.

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

Northeastern University

Physics Colloquium

Dana Research Center, Room 114

“Emergent Physics of Intracellular Soft Matter”

Dr. Elena F. Koslover

Stanford University

Refreshments will be served @ 4pm


4:00 p.m.

Thursday, February 11, 2016

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

The David and Edith Harris Physics Colloquium Series

Building 34, Room 101

"Atom Trap, Krypton-81, and Global Groundwater”

Zheng-Tian Lu

University of Science and Technology of China

Refreshments @ 3:30 PM in 34-101 Lobby

http://web.mit.edu/physics/events/colloquia.html


4:00pm

Thursday, February 11, 2016

Northeastern University

Physics Colloquium

Dana Research Center, Room 114

“Spontaneous Loop Currents in Ultracold Atoms: Complexity Under Control”

Dr. Xiaopeng Li

University of Maryland-College Park

Refreshments will be served @ 4pm


12:00pm

Friday, February 12, 2016

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Center of Theoretical Physics

Special Theory Seminar

Cosman Room, 6c-442

``Long-range entangled many-body states"

Jeongwan Haah, MIT, CMT &CTP


3:00 p.m.

Friday, February 12, 2016

Tufts University Physics & Astronomy Colloquium Series

574 Boston Ave., Medford, MA, Room 401

“How 10 Years of Education Research Dispelled 40 Years of Bad Assumptions”

Dave Pritchard

MIT

Refreshments @ 2:30pm outside of Room 401