Seminars & Colloquia

 

2017-18 Department Colloquium

Tuesdays at 4:00 in Broida 1640
~ Refreshments Served at 3:40 ~

Winter 2018

Date

Time

Speaker

Title

Location

01/09/2018

4:00 pm

Cristina Marchetti, Syracuse University

 The Physics of Active Matter

KITP MSR

01/16/2018

4:00 pm

Samantha Stevenson, UCSB

The Physics of the El Nino Response to Climate Change: What Can We Learn from Climate Model Simulations?

Webb Hall 1100

01/23/2018

4:00 pm

Sean Carroll, Caltech

Finding Gravity within Quantum Mechanics

Webb Hall 1100

02/06/2018

4:00 pm

Aaron Manalaysay, UC Davis

A Stab in the Dark: exploring the dark-matter landscape

Webb Hall 1100

02/13/2018

4:00 pm

Jonathan Ouellet, MIT

Why is there something in the universe instead of nothing?

Webb Hall 1100

02/22/2018

4:00 pm

Xiao Luo, Yale

Neutrinos: a v torch to new physics

KITP MSR

02/27/2018

4:00 pm

Gil Refael, CalTech From Driven Systems to Topological Quantum Machines

Webb Hall 1100

03/6/2018

4:00 pm

TBD

Title: TBA

Webb Hall 1100

03/13/2018

4:00 pm

TBD

Title: TBA

Webb Hall 1100

03/20/2018 4:00 pm TBD

Title: TBA

Webb Hall 1100

 

ABC...z Seminar

Thursdays at 3:30 pm in Elings 1605

Winter 2018

Date

Time

Speaker

Title

Location

         

Thurs., 01/18/2018

3:45 pm

Javier Sanchez-Yamagishi, Harvard University

Current instability in a driven 2d electron liquid probed by nanoscale magnetometry

Elings 1605

Thurs., 2/1/2018 3:45 pm Liang Wu, UC Berkeley Band geometry and nonlinear optical studies on polar Weyl semimetals Elings 1605
Mon., 2/5/2018 2:00pm Harald Schneider, Division ofSpectroscopy, Helmholtz-Zentrum Dresden-Rossendorf, Dresden, Germany Nonlinear THz free-electron laser spectroscopy of graphene and GaAs quantum wells Broida 3305
Thurs., 2/8/2018 3:45pm Jonathan King, UC Berkeley Zero-field nuclear magnetic resonance for direct detection of molecular chirality and parity nonconservation Elings 1605
Thurs., 2/15/2018 3:45pm Ruwan Senaratne, UCSB Cold atom quatum simulation of strongly driven systems Elings 1605
Thurs., 2/22/2018 3:45pm Andrei Faraon, Caltech Nano-photonic quantum light-mater interfaces based on rare-earth-doped crystals Elings 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.
 

Winter 2018

Date

Time

Speaker

Title

Location

Tuesday, 1/23/2018

12:30 pm

Edgar Shaghoulian, Cornell Univeristy

Parity in two-dimensional conformal field theory

Broida 3302

Thursday, 2/1/2018

2:00 pm

Juan Maldacena, IAS Making a wormhole

KITP SSR

Tuesday,

2/6/2018

12:30 pm

Thomas Hertog, KU Leuven

Boundary Conditions in Cosmology and at Black Holes

Broida 3302

Thursday, 2/8/2018 2:00pm Makoto Natsuume, KEK Holographic Lifshitz superconductors: analytic solution KITP SSR

Thursday. 2/15/2018

2:00 pm

Cumrun Vafa, Harvard

6d Theories on Curves

KITP SSR
Tuesday, 2/20/2018 2:00pm Achilleas Porfyriadis, UCSB Critical emission from a high-spin black hole Broida 3302
Wednesday, 2/28/2018 3:00pm Seyda Ipek, Fermilab HEP-HEX Seminar: Neutrino Masses from a Pseudo-Dirac Bino Broida 3302

 

Santa Barbara Astro Lunch

Wednesdays at 12:30pm in Broida 3302

Fall 2017

Date

Time

Speaker

Title

Location

Wednesdays - Fall 2017

12:30 pm

 

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

Tuesday, Oct 16, 2018

  TBA  Robin Canup, Southwest Research Institute

Fall 2018 Peale Lecture

TBA