Colloquium Schedule - University of Houston
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Colloquium Schedule

Colloquia are scheduled on Tuesdays at 2:30 PM. All colloquia for the Fall 2020 semester will be held online using Microsoft Teams.

Date Title Host
08/25/20
 
Laser and Optical Spectroscopy as Versatile Tools to Explore Material Physics and Enable Novel Applications
Prof. Jiming Bao, UH Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Bassler
09/01/20
 
Probing Tissue Motion Using MRI: Impact on Healthcare
Dr. Raja Muthupillai, Baylor St. Luke's Medical Center
Bassler
09/08/20
 
Rubbery Electronics: All Rubber Based Circuits
Prof. Cunjiang Yu, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Houston
Chen
09/15/20
 
Challenges in How to Rationally Design Materials as Active Electrocatalysts
Prof. Jin Suntivich, Cornell University
Chen
09/22/20
 
Using APXPS to Probe the Solid/Gas and Solid/Liquid Interface Under In Situ and Operando Conditions
Dr. Ethan J. Crumlin, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Chen
09/29/20
 
Understanding the Formation and Functioning Mechanisms of Crystalline Functional Materials with In Situ X-Ray Characterizations
Prof. Hailong Chen, Georgia Institute of Technology
Chen
10/06/20
 
10/13/20
 
10/20/20
 
10/27/20
 
Prof. Jiamian Hu, University of Wisconsin-Madison Chen
11/03/20
 
Looking for Novel QCD Phenomena Using the Strongest Magnetic Field in Nature
Prof. Panos Christakoglou, Utrecht University, Netherlands
Timmins
11/10/20
 
Binary Neutron Stars: Einstein's Richest Laboratory 
Prof. Luciano Rezzolla, Goethe University Frankfurt, Germany
Ratti
11/17/20
 
11/24/20
 
12/01/10
 
Prof. Jian Luo, University of California, San Diego Chen
12/08/20
 
Prof. Christine Nattrass, University of Tennessee, Knoxville Timmins
12/15/20
 
(Finals Week)
Date Title Host
01/14/20
 
Dr. John Randall, Zyvex Labs Varghese
01/21/20
 
Prof. Margaret Cheung, UH Koerner
01/28/20
 
Prof. Robert Birgeneau, UC Berkeley Ren
02/04/20
 
Prof. Ulrich Heinz, Ohio State University Ren
02/11/20
 
Prof. Ming Yi, Rice University Chen
02/18/20
 
Prof. Scott Aaronson, UT Austin Ordonez
02/25/20
 
Dr. Tapan Nayak from CERN Bellwied
03/03/20
 
Prof. Erez Lieberman, Baylor and Rice Cheung
03/10/20
 
(Spring Break)
03/17/20
 
Prof. Ricardo Vilalta, UH Colloquium Cancelled Gunaratne
03/24/20
 
Dr. Alfredo Morales, New England Complex Systems Institute Colloquium Cancelled Cheek/Schaffer
03/31/20
 
Dr. Martin Huarte-Espinosa, UH Colloquium Cancelled Cheek/Schaffer
04/07/20
 
Prof. Ricardo Vilalta, UH Online Seminar Ordonez
04/14/20
 
Prof. Edgar Bering, UH Online Seminar Koerner
04/21/20
 
04/28/20
 
(Reading Day)
05/05/20
 
(Finals Week)
Date Title Host
08/20/19
 
No Colloquium
08/27/19
 
Prof. Gemunu Gunaratne, UH Koerner
09/03/19
 
Prof. Allan Macdonald, UT Austin Ren
09/10/19
 
Prof. Anthony Timmins, UH Koerner
09/16/19
(Mon.)
Special Seminar - 1:00 PM
Prof. Georg Wolschin, Heidelberg University
Bellwied
09/17/19
 
Dr. Robert Bernstein, Fermilab Hungerford
09/24/19
 
Prof. Robert Korty, Texas A&M Schaffer/Cheek
10/01/19
 
Prof. Hitesh Changlani, Florida State University Hosur
10/04/19
(Fri.)
Special Seminar - 12:00 PM
Dr. Kenneth Russell
Curran
10/08/19
 
Prof. Michael Wilking, Stony Brook University Cherdack
10/15/19
 
Prof. Corrinne Mills, University of Illinois at Chicago/Fermilab Timmins
10/22/19
 
Dr. Yuhai Tu, IBM T.J. Watson Research Center Barato
10/29/19
 
Prof. Tom Yankeelov, UT Austin Das
11/05/19
 
Dr. Chang-Yong Nam, Brookhaven National Lab Varghese
11/12/19
 
Prof. John Bechhoefer, Simon Fraser University Barato
11/19/19
 
Prof. Gang Wu, University at Buffalo, SUNY Chen
11/26/19
 
Prof. Ioannis Kakadiaris, UH Bassler
12/03/10
 
Prof. James LaBelle, Dartmouth Bering
12/10/19
 
Dr Andrei Piryatinski from Los Alamos
(Finals Week)
Bittner