Seminars & Colloquia

 

2017-18 Department Colloquium

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

Fall 2017

Date

Time

Speaker

Title

Location

09/26/2017

4:00 pm

Douglas Stanford, Stanford University

 Quantum chaos and black holes

Broida 1640

10/03/2017

4:00 pm

John Tranquada, Brookhaven National Laboratory

What Stripes Tell Us about Superconductivity in Cuprates

Broida 1640

10/10/2017

4:00 pm

Nathaniel Craig, UCSB

 Is Nature Natural?

Broida 1640

10/17/2017

4:00 pm

Eva Silverstein, Stanford University

New information in the wavefunction of primordial perturbations

Broida 1640

10/24/2017

4:00 pm

Deborah Fygenson, UCSB

DNA microtubules: progress and prospects in de novo designed macromolecular machinery

Broida 1640

10/31/2017

4:00 pm

Cenke Xu, UCSB

Touching an elephant blindfolded: duality between unconventional quantum critical points

Broida 1640

11/07/2017

4:00 pm

Roger Melko, University of Waterloo

Machine Learning the Many-Body Problem

Broida 1640

11/14/2017

4:00 pm

Wojciech Zurek

Decoherence and the Quantum Theory of the Classical

Broida 1640

11/21/2017

4:00 pm

Dr. Matthew Hastings, Microsoft Research

Magic State Distillation: Towards a Universal Quantum Computer

Broida 1640

11/28/2017

4:00 pm

TBA

Title: TBA

Broida 1640

12/05/2017 4:00 pm Stefanie K. Johnson, University of Colorado

Title: TBA

Broida 1640
12/12/2017 4:00 pm Masaki Oshikawa, University of Tokyo Title: TBA Broida 1640

 

ABC...z Seminar

Thursdays at 3:00 pm in Elings 1601

Fall 2017

Date

Time

Speaker

Title

Location

         

Thurs., 09/14/17

3:00 pm

Chris Lutz, IBM

Magnetic Sensing by Single-Atom Resonance Using an STM

Elings 1601

Thurs., 10/5/17 3:30 pm Matthew Gebbie, Stanford University  Assessing Nucleation Theory Under Extreme Conditions  Broida Hall 1640
Thurs., 10/19/17 3:45pm Ella Lachman, UC Berkeley Magnetism is magnetically doped topological insulators revealed by SQUID-ON-Tip microscopy Broida Hall 1640
Thurs., 10/26/17 3:30pm Peter Maurer, Stanford University Probing biological systems in a new single-molecule regime Broida Hall 1640
Fri., 10/27/2017 1:00pm (Special) Amer Vutha, University of Toronto A solid platform for atomic clocks Elings Hall 1601
Thurs., 11/9/2017 3:30pm Eric Hudson, UCLA Hybrid traps, molecular ions, and radioactive qubits Broida 1640
Thurs., 11/30/2017 3:30pm Ashwin Gopinath, Caltech TBA Broida 1640

 

2017-18 High Energy and Gravity Seminars

Tuesdays at 12:30pm and Wednesday at 3:00pm in Broida 3302 and Thursdays at 2:00pm in KITP Small Seminar Room
 

Fall 2017

Date

Time

Speaker

Title

Location

Wednesday, 09/27/2017

3:00 pm

Robert Lasenby, Perimeter Institute

HEP-HEX Seminar: Astrophysical searches for weakly-coupled particles: from black holes to red giants

Broida 3302

Tuesday, 10/03/2017

12:30 pm

Pawel  Caputa, YITP Kyoto

AdS from Optimization of Path Integrals in CFTs

Broida 3302

Wednesday,

10/04/2017

3:00 pm

Angelo Monteux, UC Irvine

HEP-HEX Seminar: Digging deeper for New Physics at the LHC

Broida 3302

Wedensday. 10/11/2017

3:00 pm

Lina Necib, Caltech

HEP-HEX Seminar: TBC

Broida 3302

Thursday 10/26/2017

2:00 pm

Shira Chapman, Perimeter Institute

Complexity in holography and QFT

KITP SSR

Tuesday, 10/31/2017

12:30 pm

Eduardo Teste, Centro Atomico Bariloche

Entropic A theorem and the Markov property of the vacuum

Broida 3302

Wednesday, 11/1/2017 3:00pm Mikhail Solon HEP-HEX Seminar: TBC Broida 3302
Tuesday, 11/7/2017 12:30pm Alexandra Miller Title: TBC Broida 3302

Tuesday, 11/21/2017

12:30 pm

Chiara Toldo, KITP

Title: TBC

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

Thur, Oct 5, 2017

3:00 pm Spencer Gessner, CERN Advances in Beam-Driven Plasma Wakefield Acceleration  Broida 3302

TBD Spring 2018

TBA TBA 2018 Peale Lecture Broida 1640