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Monday, April 18, 2016 - Friday, April 22 , 2016




4:00 p.m.

Monday April 18, 2016

Brown University

Department of Physics Colloquium

Barus & Holley room 168

"Building Nanoscale Oxide Thin Films and Interfaces One Atomic Layer at a Time."

Xiaoxing Xi





2:30 pm

Tuesday, April 19, 2016

Tufts University

Joint Tufts/MIT Cosmology Seminar

574 Boston Ave, Room 310

"Planck, BICEP, and the Early Universe"

Raphael Flauger

UT Austin

Refreshments at 2:00 outside room 304


2:30 PM

Tuesday, April 19, 2016

Harvard University, Physics Colloquium

Jefferson 250

"Robust Electron Pairing in the Integer Quantum Hall Effect Regime"

Moty Heiblum

Weizmann Institute

Tea served in Jefferson 450 @3:30



Tuesday, April 19, 2016

Brandeis University

Physics Department Colloquium

Abelson 131

“Fiber-forming filaments figure out frustration: how impossible packing shapes the assembly of chiral filaments”

Gregory Grason

UMass Amherst

Refreshments at 3:30pm outside Abelson 131





Wednesday, April 20

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Center of Theoretical Physics

String/Gravity  Theory Seminar

Cosman Room, 6c-442

``2d chiral algebra of 4d N=2 Argyres-Douglas theory"

Dan Xie, Harvard



Wednesday, April 20, 2016

Boston College

Department of Physics

Higgins 310

Say `Boo!’ To Spooky Action at a Distance

Professor Christopher Fuchs

Department of Physics

University of Massachusetts Boston


4:00 pm

Wednesday, April 20, 2016

Harvard University


Palfrey House, 18 Hammond Street, First Floor Conference Room

“Naturalness confronts Nature: Searches for Supersymmetry at CMS”

Javier Duarte


Cookies will be served




1:00 pm

Thursday, Apr 21, 2016

University of Massachusetts Boston

Physics Colloquium

Science Center, Room S-3-126


Jonathan Mboyo Esole

Harvard U

Refreshments served at 12:45, S-3-126

Questions: Maxim Olshanii


4:00 p.m.

Thursday, April 21, 2016

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

The David and Edith Harris Physics Colloquium Series

Building 10, Room 250

"Sustainable Electricity: A Generational Change in the Making"

Alexandra von Meier

California Institute for Energy and Environment and the University of California, Berkeley

Refreshments @ 3:30 PM in 4-349




3:00 p.m.           

Friday, April 22, 2016

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Plasma Science and Fusion Center Seminar

Building NW17-218

"Towards theory-driven fusion research"

Frank Jenko



3:00 p.m.

Friday, April 22, 2016

Tufts University Physics & Astronomy Colloquium Series

574 Boston Ave., Medford, MA, Room 401

“JWST is Coming to a Lagrangian Point Near You!”  

George Rieke

University of Arizona

Refreshments @ 2:30pm outside of Room 401