Colloquium Schedule - University of Houston
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Colloquium Schedule

Colloquia are scheduled on Tuesdays at 2:30 PM.

Date Title Host
01/18/22
 
Dr. Mary Bishai, Brookhaven National Lab Koerner
01/25/22
 
The Physics of a Trillion Degrees
Prof. William A. Horowitz, Department of Physics, University of Cape Town, South Africa
Ratti
02/01/22
 
Dr. Volodymyr Vovchenko, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory and INT Seattle Ratti
02/08/22
 
Dr. Dmytro Oliinychenko, INT Seattle Ratti
02/10/22
Thursday
(Special Colloquium) Dr. Christopher Plumberg, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign Ratti
02/15/22
 
Dr. Scott Lawrence, University of Colorado, Boulder Ratti
02/22/22
 
Dr. Felix Ringer, Stony Brook University Ratti
03/01/22
 
Prof. Vassiliy Lubchenko, Department of Chemistry, University of Houston Chen
03/08/22
 
03/15/22
 
(Spring Break)
03/22/22
 
Dr. Christopher Lester, University of Cambridge Cherdack
03/29/22
 
04/05/22
 
04/12/22
 
04/19/22
 
04/26/22
 
05/03/22
 
Date Title Host
08/24/21
 
08/31/21
 
09/07/21
 
Predicting Properties of Complex Materials using Physics-informed Statistical Learning
Prof. Liang Qi, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
Chen
09/14/21
 
09/21/21
 
Opportunities and Challenges of Emerging Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Technologies
Prof. Anima Bose, Department of Engineering Technology, College of Technology, University of Houston
Chen
09/28/21
 
Understanding Nanocatalysis by Computation
Prof. De-en Jiang, Department of Chemistry, UC Riverside
Chen
10/05/21
 
Nanophotonic and Optoelectronic Control of Thermal Radiation for Heat Transfer and Energy Conversion
Prof. Bo Zhao, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Houston
Chen
10/12/21
 
Development of a Solid-State Pressure Gradient Transducer
Prof. Gary Hallock, Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering, The University of Texas at Austin
Meier
10/19/21
 
Microscopic Energy Transport in Emerging Quantum Materials
Prof. Bolin Liao, Department of Mechanical Engineering, UC Santa Barbara
Chen
10/26/21
 
Multimessenger Astrophysics with Neutron Star Mergers
Prof. David Radice, Departments of Physics and Astronomy & Astrophysics, Penn State University
Ratti
11/02/21
 
Atomic Imaging Functional Heterostructures and Interfaces by Phasing Coherent Bragg Rods
Dr. Hua Zhou, Argonne National Laboratory
Chen
11/09/21
 
Symmetry and Filling Enforced Topological Phases
Prof. Yuanming Lu, Department of Physics, Ohio State University
Chen
11/16/21
 
Einstein’s Forgotten Interpretation of General Relativity: On the Unification of Gravity and Inertia
Prof. Dennis Lehmkuhl, University of Bonn, Germany
Shi
11/23/21
 
The Nuclear Threat
Prof. Raymond Jeanloz, Department of Earth and Planetary Science and Astronomy, UC Berkely
Chen
11/30/21
 
Date Title Host
01/19/21
 
In-Situ Studies of Interfacial Reactions in Electrochemical Energy Systems Using Synchrotron X-ray Techniques
Prof. Zhenxing Feng, Oregon State University
Chen
01/26/21
 
Computational Search for the Metamorphome
Prof. Lee-Ping Wang, UC Davis
Chen
02/02/21
 
Deepfake, Artificial Intelligence: Will Machines Replace Us All?
Prof. Huolin Xin, UC Irvine
Chen
02/09/21
 
The Human Exploration of Mars
Dr. Anita Sengupta, University of Southern California and Hydroplane Ltd.
Chen
02/16/21
 
02/23/21
 
Latest Solar- and Geo-Neutrino Results From the Borexino Experiment
Prof. Livia Ludhova, RWTH Aachen University and Forschungszentrum Jülich
Koerner
03/02/21
 
Quantum simulations for Nuclear Physics
Prof. Martin Savage, University of Washington
Ratti
03/09/21
 
Nuclear Physics From Neutron Star Mergers
Prof. Duncan Brown, Syracuse University
Ratti
03/16/21
 
(Spring Break)
03/23/21
 
Nano-Photonics, Photonic Crystal Structures, Fabrication through multibeam interference & Applications
Prof. Joby Joseph, IIT Delhi
Varghese
03/30/21
 
From Quantum Algorithms to Out-of-Equilibrium Phenomena in Interacting Trapped-Ion Spin Chains
Prof. Guido Pagano, Rice University
Ordonez
04/06/21
 
Development of a Multidimensional Platform for the Real-Time Diagnosis of Solid-State Batteries
Prof. Zheng Fan, Department of Engineering Technology, University of Houston
Chen
04/13/21
 
04/20/21
 
Properties of the Hot QCD Matter Created in Ultra-Relativistic Collisions
Prof. Vincenzo Greco, University of Catania
Ratti
04/27/21
 
Exploration of Luminescent Metal Oxide Nanomaterials
Prof. Yuanbing Mao, Department of Chemistry, Illinois Institute of Technology
Chen