Seminars & Colloquia

 

2017-18 Department Colloquium

~ Tuesdays at 4:00 in KITP Main Seminar Room ~

Physics & KITP Colloquia Online:  http://online.kitp.ucsb.edu/online/colloq/

Spring 2018

Date

Time

Speaker

Title

Location

04/03/2018

4:00 pm

Hugh Lippincott, Fermilab

Searching for Dark Matter

KITP MSR

04/17/2018

4:00 pm

Andre Moreira, Novihum

 Meet an ex-Physicist

KITP MSR

4/24/2018

4:00pm Ben Mazin, UCSB 

Microwave Kinetic Inductance Detectors for Astronomy

KITP MSR

5/8/2018

4:00pm Ehud Altman, UC Berkeley  Chaos, thermalization and many-body localization: how quantum butterflies produce classical storms KITP MSR

5/15/2018

4:00pm Josh Deutsch, UC Santa Cruz Making a computer out of junk DNA KITP MSR

5/29/2018

4:00pm Zvonimir Dogic, UCSB Topological defects in active nematics KITP MSR

6/5/2018

4:00pm  Wolfgang Ketterle, MIT Title: TBA  KITP MSR

 

ABC...z Seminar

Thursdays at 3:45 pm in Elings 1605

~light refreshments served at 3:30pm~

Spring 2018

Date

Time

Speaker

Title

Location

Thurs., 4/5/2018 3:45pm Haim Beidenkopf, Weizmann Institute of Science Imaging interaction effects in semiconducting nanowires  Elings Hall 1605

Thurs., 4/26/2018

3:45pm  Andrew Lucas, Stanford University  Thermoelectric trasnport across the ballistic-to-hydrodynamic crossover Elings Hall 1605
Thurs., 5/10/2018 3:45pm Ben Feldman, Stanford University  Imaging the wave functions of broken symmetry quantum Hall phases Elings Hall 1605
Fri., 5/11/2018 3:30pm Rupert Huber, University of Regensburg, Germany Electronic quantum motion at optical clock rates Elings Hall 1605

Thurs.,5/24/2018

3:45pm Kin Fai Mak, Cornell University  Two-dimensional superconductivity protected by spin-orbit coupling  Elings Hall 1605
Thurs., 5/31/2018 3:45pm Aaron Lindenberg, Stanford Univeristy  Ultrafast THz-field-driven shear mode in WTe2 as a topological switch Elings Hall 1605

 

2017-18 High Energy and Gravity Seminars

Tuesdays at 12:30pm in Broida 3302 and Thursdays at 2:00pm in KITP Small Seminar Room unless otherwise indicated.

Spring 2018

Date

Time

Speaker

Title

Location

Thursday, 4/19/21018

2:00pm

Arvin Shahbazi Moghaddam, UC Berkeley 

Energy in Entanglement 

KITP SSR

Tuesday, 4/24/2018

12:30pm

Steve Giddings, UCSB Title: TBA 

Broida 3302

Thursday, 4/26/2018

2:00pm

Sung-Sik Lee

Title: TBA 

KITP SSR

         

 

Santa Barbara Astro Lunch

Fridays at 12:30pm in Broida 3302

Spring 2018

Date

Time

Speaker

Title

Location

4/6/2018

12:30 pm

Matthias Samland (Heidelberg)

Lluis Mas-Ribas (Oslo)

Santa Barbara Astro Lunch

Broida 3302

4/13/2018 12:30pm

TBA 

TBA

Santa Barbara Astro Lunch Broida 3302
4/20/2018 12:30pm

Yashar Hezaveh (Stanford)

TBA

Santa Barbara Astro Lunch Broida 3302
4/27/2018 12:30pm 

TBA

TBA

Santa Barbara Astro Lunch Broida 3302
5/4/2018 12:30pm

TBA

TBA

Santa Barbara Astro Lunch Broida 3302
5/11/2018 12:30pm

TBA

TBA

Santa Barbara Astro Lunch Broida 3302
5/18/2018 12:30pm 

Shea Garrison-Kimmel (Caltech)

TBA

Santa Barbara Astro Lunch  Broida 3302
5/25/2018 12:30pm 

TBA 

TBA 

Santa Barbara Astro Lunch  Broida 3302
6/1/2018 12:30pm

TBA 

TBA 

Santa Barbara Astro Lunch  Broida 3302
6/8/2018 12:30pm

TBA 

TBA 

Santa Barbara Astro Lunch  Broida 3302

 

 

Upcoming Special Seminars

2017 - 2018

Date

Time

Speaker

Special Seminar

Location

Thursday, Oct 5, 2017

3:00 pm  Spencer Gessner, CERN Advances in Beam-Driven Plasma Wakefield Acceleration  Broida 3302
Tuesday, Jan 23, 2018 5:15pm Stephanie Bailey, UCSC The Physics of Murmuration: Starling Flocks Behave like Flying Magnets Broida 3302
Tuesday, Jan 30, 2018 5:15pm Brian Youngblood, UCSB Magnetic Skyrmions, Geometric Phase, and Mechanical Models Broida 3302
Wednesday, Feb 7, 2018 1:00pm Aaron Manalaysay, UC Davis The hunt for dark matter in a post-WIMP world Broida 3302
Wednesday, Feb 14, 2018 1:00pm Jonathan Ouellet,MIT Cuore and Abracadabra: Two searches for new physics at the edge of absolute zero Broida 3302
Thursday, Feb 22, 2018 1:00pm Georgios Koutroulakis, UCSB Unconvientional Superconductivity, Quantum Megnetism, and Other Magnificent Tales Broida 3302
Friday, Feb 23, 2018 2:00pm Xiao Luo, Yale Precision Neutrino physics in MicroBooNE and beyond Broida 1640
Tuesday, Feb 27, 2018 3:00pm David Jackson, Dickinson College Now you see it, now you dont -- the mysterious spinning cylinder Broida 3302
Thursday, Mar 8, 2018 5:15pm Vikram Duvvuri, Washington University - St. Louis Information Demonology: From It to Bit? Broida 3302
Wedneday, April 4,2018 10:00am  Hugh Lippincott, Fermilab Searching fo r(light) dark matter (by doping helium in xenon) Broida 3302

Tuesday, Oct 16, 2018

  TBA  Robin Canup, Southwest Research Institute

Fall 2018 Peale Lecture

TBA