Colloquium Schedule - University of Houston
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Colloquium Schedule

Colloquia are scheduled on Tuesdays at 2:30 PM.

Date Title Host
08/23/22
 
Prof. Kevin Bassler, Department of Physics, UH Chen
08/30/22
 
Dr. Kevin Hahn, IBS Center for Exotic Nuclear Studies Hungerford
09/06/22
 
09/13/22
 
09/20/22
 
Prof. Shohini Ghose, Wilfrid Laurier University Mondal
09/27/22
 
Dr. Andrei Piryatinski, Los Alamos National Lab Bittner
10/04/22
 
Prof. Pablo Laguna, University of Texas at Austin Ordonez
10/11/22
 
10/18/22
 
From Nanotech to Living Sensors: Unraveling the Spin Physics of Biosensing at the Nanoscale
Prof. Clarice Aiello, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, UCLA
Ordonez
10/25/22
 
11/01/22
 
Prof. Xiaofeng Qian, Texas A&M University Chen
11/08/22
 
Prof. Ralf Rapp, Texas A&M University Ratti
11/15/22
 
11/22/22
 
11/29/22
 
Date Title Host
01/18/22
 
1 Neutrino, 2 Neutrino, 3 Neutrino…… 4 Neutrino?
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
 
Unveiling the Properties of Strongly Interacting Matter Under Extreme Conditions
Dr. Volodymyr Vovchenko, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory and INT Seattle
Ratti
02/08/22
 
Smashing Nuclei: What We Learn From Dynamical Simulations of Relativistic Ion Collisions
Dr. Dmytro Oliinychenko, INT Seattle
Ratti
02/10/22
Thursday
Breaking Hadrons: Pushing QCD to its Limits
(Special Colloquium) Dr. Christopher Plumberg, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign
Ratti
02/15/22
 
Convexity and Quantum Physics
Dr. Scott Lawrence, University of Colorado, Boulder
Ratti
02/17/22
Thursday
Charge Transport and Chemo-Mechanics
(Special Colloquium) Dr. Yijin Liu, SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory
Chen
02/21/22
Monday
Deep Learning the Next 20 Years of Metamaterials
(Special Colloquium) Prof. Willie Padilla, Duke University
Gunaratne
02/22/22
 
Probing the frontiers of QCD
Dr. Felix Ringer, Stony Brook University
Ratti
03/01/22
 
Temperature-Driven Narrowing of the Insulating Gap as a Precursor of the Insulator-To-Metal Transition: Implications for the Electronic Structure of Solids
Prof. Vassiliy Lubchenko, Department of Chemistry, University of Houston
Chen
03/08/22
 
03/15/22
 
(Spring Break)
03/22/22
 
Data-Data Comparisons as Searches for Parity Violation, Symmetry Violation and Emus
Dr. Christopher Lester, University of Cambridge
Cherdack
03/29/22
 
03/31/22
Thursday
Black Holes, Cosmology, and Quantum Entanglement
(Special Colloquium) Dr. Edgar Shaghoulian, University of Pennsylvania
Ratti
04/05/22
 
04/12/22
 
Hubbard Model Simulation in Semiconductor Moiré Materials
Kin Fai Mak, Department of Physics, Cornell University
Shi
04/19/22
 
Dispersion/Dispersity: Relating Polymer Structure And Dynamics to Function
Prof. Jacinta Conrad, University of Houston
Mondal
04/21/22
Thursday
Understanding Complex Physical Systems a Glimpse Into the Topics Awarded the 2021 Nobel Prize in Physics
(Special Colloquium) Prof. R.K.P. Zia, Virginia Tech
Bassler
04/26/22
 
Closed Loop Lithium Ion Battery Recycling Process
Prof. Yan Wang, Worcester Polytechnic Institute
Chen
04/28/22
Thursday
Boson Stars
(Special Colloquium) Prof. Rohana Wijewardhana, University of Cincinnati
Gunaratne
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