Seminars & Colloquia

 

2019-20 Department Colloquium

~ Tuesdays at 3:45pm in Broida 1640 ~

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

Spring 2019

Date

Time

Speaker

Title

Location

10/8/19

3:45 pm

Matthieu Wyart (EPFL)

Architecture and Co-Evolution of Allosteric Materials

Broida 1640

10/15/19

3:45pm

Joseph Checkelsky (MIT)

 

Broida 1640

10/22/19

3:45pm

Chandralekha Singh (Pittsburgh)

 
 

Broida 1640

10/29/19

3:45pm

Irene Chen (UCSB)

 

Broida 1640

11/5/19

3:45pm

 

 

Broida 1640

11/12/19

3:45pm

 

 

Broida 1640

11/19/19

3:45pm

 

 

Broida 1640

11/26/19

3:45pm

 

 

Broida 1640

12/3/19

3:45pm

Jean-Luc Margot (UCLA)

 

Broida 1640

 

 

 

 

 

2018-19 Department Colloquium

~ Tuesdays at 3:45pm in Broida 1640 ~

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

Spring 2019

Date

Time

Speaker

Title

Location

4/9/19

3:45 pm

Christopher Martin, Sr. Science Program Officer Director, Grants and Systems, Kavli Foundation

CAREER Colloquium: Learning Never Ends Broida 1640

4/16/19

3:45pm

Mark Bowick, KITP

Statistical Mechanics of 2D-Metamaterials Broida 1640

4/23/19

3:45pm Andrew Daley, University of Strathclyde
 
Broida 1640

4/30/19

3:45pm Hans Peter Büchler, University of Stuttgart Broida 1640

5/7/19

3:45pm Jessica Lu, Berkeley Black Holes - A Laser-Guided Adaptive Optics View Broida 1640
5/14/19 3:45pm Eric Agol, Univeristy of Washington Transit Timing in the TRAPPIST-1 Planetary System Broida 1640
5/21/19 3:45pm Keivan Stassun, Vanderbilt Univeristy Entering an Era of Precision Stellar Astrophysics (or Fun with Stellar Radii) Broida 1640
5/28/19 3:45pm Sho Yaida, Facebook Physics of Machine Learning Broida 1640
6/4/19 3:45pm Vincenzo Vitelli, University of Chicago TBA Broida 1640
         

Winter 2019

Date

Time

Speaker

Title

Location

1/8/2019

3:45 pm

Jonathan Weinstein, University of Nevada

Spin coherence of atoms trapped in solid hydrogen Broida 1640

1/15/2019

3:45pm

Christopher Gutierrez, University of British Columbia

Visualizing a relativistic quantum Hall liquid in a graphene quantum dot Broida 1640

1/22/2019

3:45pm Arthur Barnard, Stanford New tools for probing classical and quantum nanomaterials Broida 1640

1/29/2019

3:45pm Edbert Sie, Stanford  Ultrafast Optical Control of Quantum Materials Broida 1640

1/31/2019

3:45pm Suyang Xu, MIT Topology and Geometry in Quantum Materials Broida 1640
2/5/2019 3:45pm Roger Blandford, Stanford Extreme Astrophysics Broida 1640
2/11/2019 2:00pm Sagar Vijay, Harvard The Landscape of Complex Quantum States: From New Phases of Matter to Robust Schemes for Quantum Computation MRL 2053
2/12/2019 3:45pm Shuo Sun, Stanford Quantrum Nanophotonics: Engineering atom-photon interactions on a chip Broida 1640
2/13/2019 2:00pm Hoi Chun (Adrian) Po, MIT Topological materials and beyond MRL 2053
2/13/2019 4:00pm Jeffrey Fung, UC Berkeley Simulating Protoplanetary Disks Using GPUs KITP Auditorium
2/15/2019 3:00pm Matteo Mitrano, University of Illinois Emergent noneequilibrium dynamics of complex solids Broida 1640
2/19/2019 3:45pm John Doyle, Harvard Cold and ultracold molecules for quantum information and particle physics Broida 1640
2/20/2019 4:00pm Kenta Hotokezaka, Princeton Multi-messenger astrophysics of compact binary mergers KITP MSR
2/21/2019 3:45pm Qiong Ma, MIT Quantum physics and quantum engineering in atomically thin crystals

Broida 1640
2/27/2019 4:00pm Tejaswi Venumadhav Nerella, IAS Anatomy of a gravitational wave detection KITP MSR
2/28/2019 3:45pm Mohammad Mirhosseini, Caltech Hybrid quantum networks: interfacing photons, phonons, and superconducting qubits Broida 1640
3/6/2019 4:00pm Ana Bonaca, Harvard Decoding the Milky Way galaxy KITP MSR
3/12/2019 3:45pm Aris Alexandradinata, University of Illinois Revealing the topology of Fermi-surface wave functions from magnetic quantum oscillations Broida 1640
3/13/2019 4:00pm Paul Duffell, Harvard Moving Mesh Astrophysics KITP MSR
3/15/2019 2:00pm Chao-Ming Jian Generalized Lieb-Schultz-Mattis Constraints on Phases of Quantum Magnets Broida 1640
3/19/2019 4:00pm Benedikt Diemer, Harvard The edge of darkness, and other halo surprises KITP MSR

 

2018-19 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 2019 

Date

Time

Speaker

Title

Location

Tuesday, January 15th

12:30pm Netta Englehardt, Princeton TBA Broida 3302

Thursday, January 17th

2:00pm Geoffrey Lovelace, Cal. State Fullerton Numerical relativity in the era of gravitational-wave observations KITP SSR
Tuesday, January 22nd 12:30pm Eduardo Testé On the structure of the relativistic vacuum, known results and clues for new results Broida 3302
Thursday, January 31st 2:00pm Eva Silverstein dS/dS, T\bar T, and EE KITP SSR
Thursday, February 28th 2:00pm Thomas Hartman Dynamical constraints on RG flows and cosmology KITP SSR
Tuesday, March 5 12:30pm Mark Srednicki ETH, EE, OTOC Broida 3302
Thursday, March 14 2:00pm Ning Bao Distilling tensor networks for AdS/CFT KITP SSR
Thursday, March 21 2:00pm Alexandru Lupsasca Polarization Whorls from M87 at the Event Horizon Telescope KITP SSR

 

Spring 2019

 

Tuesday, April 2 12:30pm Victor Gorbenko On QFT in dS Broida 3302
Tuesday, April 16 12:30pm Ahmed Almheiri TBA Broida 3302
Thursday, April 18 2:00pm Eugenio Bianchi Black hole entropy and gravitational wave observations KITP SSR
Thursday, April 25 2:00pm Matthew Headrick Bit threads and holographic monogamy KITP SSR
Thursday, May 2 2:00pm Raphael Bousso From Black Hole Coarse-Graining to Minimum Energy States in QFT KITP SSR
Thursday, May 9 2:00pm Eric Perlmutter TBA KITP SSR
Tuesday, May 14 12:30pm Guifre Vidal Tensor networks, geometry and AdS/CFT Broida 3302
Tuesday, May 21 12:30pm Max Rota The holographic marginal independence problem Broida 3302
Thursday, May 23 2:00pm Steven Gubser   Non-local non-linear sigma models KITP SSR
Thursday, May 23 12:30pm Don Marolf TBA Broida 3302
Thursday, May 30 2:00pm Mark Mezei TBA KITP SSR
Thursday, June 6 2:00pm Murat Kologlu TBA KITP SSR

 

Santa Barbara Astro Lunch

Wednesdays at 12:00pm in Broida 3302

Winter 2019

Date

Time

Speaker

Title

Location

 

       

 

Upcoming Special Seminars

2018 - 2019

Date

Time

Speaker

Special Seminar

Location

Thurs, Feb 21

5:15-6:15 Georgios Koutroulakis, UCSB The eternal quest for zero resistance: 100+ years of Superconductivity Broida 3302
Thurs, Feb 28 5:15-6:15 Austin Hedeman, St. Mary's College of California From Classical Surfaces to Quantum States Broida 3302
Tues, Mar 5 5:15-6:15 Gavriil Shchedrin, Colorado School of Mines Feynman path integral view of the quantum world Broida 3302
Tues, Mar 12 5:15-6:15 Alexandra Miller, Wellsley College On Symmetry: From Noether to the Higgs Broida 3302
Tues, Mar 12 2:30 Matt Norcia Superradiance, enhanced cooling, and microscopic control with narrow-line transitions in strontium Elings 1605

 

 

 

 

 

 

2018-19 Department Colloquium

~ Tuesdays at 3:45pm in Broida 1640 ~

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

Winter 2019

Date

Time

Speaker

Title

Location

1/8/2019

3:45 pm

Jonathan Weinstein, University of Nevada

Spin coherence of atoms trapped in solid hydrogen Broida 1640

1/15/2019

3:45pm

Christopher Gutierrez, University of British Columbia

Visualizing a relativistic quantum Hall liquid in a graphene quantum dot Broida 1640

1/22/2019

3:45pm Arthur Barnard, Stanford New toos for probing classical and quantum nanomaterials Broida 1640

1/29/2019

3:45pm Edbert Sie, Stanford  Ultrafast Optical Control of Quantum Materials Broida 1640

1/31/2019

3:45pm Suyang Xu, MIT Topology and Geometry in Quantum Materials Broida 1640
2/5/2019 3:45pm Roger Blandford, Stanford Extreme Astrophysics Broida 1640
2/11/2019 2:00pm Sagar Vijay, Harvard The Landscape of Complex Quantum States: From New Phases of Matter to Robust Schemes for Quantum Computation MRL 2053
2/12/2019 3:45pm Shuo Sun, Stanford Quantrum Nanophotonics: Engineering atom-photon interactions on a chip Broida 1640
2/13/2019 2:00pm Hoi Chun (Adrian) Po, MIT Topological materials and beyond MRL 2053
2/13/2019 4:00pm Jeffrey Fung, UC Berkeley Simulating Protoplanetary Disks Using GPUs KITP Auditorium
2/15/2019 3:00pm Matteo Mitrano, University of Illinois Emergent noneequilibrium dynamics of complex solids Broida 1640
2/19/2019 3:45pm John Doyle, Harvard Cold and ultracold molecules for quantum information and particle physics Broida 1640
2/20/2019 4:00pm Kenta Hotokezaka, Princeton Multi-messenger astrophysics of compact binary mergers KITP MSR
2/21/2019 3:45pm Qiong Ma, MIT Quantum physics and quantum engineering in atomically thin crystals Broida 1640
2/27/2019 4:00pm Tejaswi Venumadhav Nerella, IAS Anatomy of a gravitational wave detection KITP MSR
2/28/2019 3:45pm Mohammad Mirhosseini, Caltech Hybrid quantum networks: interfacing photons, phonons, and superconducting qubits Broida 1640
3/6/2019 4:00pm Ana Bonaca, Harvard Decoding the Milky Way galaxy KITP MSR
3/12/2019 3:45pm Aris Alexandradinata, University of Illinois Revealing the topology of Fermi-surface wave functions from magnetic quantum oscillations Broida 1640
3/13/2019 4:00pm Paul Duffell, Harvard Moving Mesh Astrophysics KITP MSR
3/15/2019 2:00pm Chao-Ming Jian Generalized Lieb-Schultz-Mattis Constraints on Phases of Quantum Magnets Broida 1640
3/19/2019 4:00pm Benedikt Diemer, Harvard The edge of darkness, and other halo surprises KITP MSR
 

 

 

2018-19 Department Colloquium

~ Tuesdays at 3:45pm in Broida 1640 ~

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

Spring 2019

Date

Time

Speaker

Title

Location

4/9/19

3:45 pm

Christopher Martin, Sr. Science Program Officer Director, Grants and Systems, Kavli Foundation

CAREER Colloquium: Learning Never Ends Broida 1640

4/16/19

3:45pm

Mark Bowick, KITP

Statistical Mechanics of 2D-Metamaterials Broida 1640

4/23/19

3:45pm Andrew Daley, University of Strathclyde
 
Broida 1640

4/30/19

3:45pm Hans Peter Büchler, University of Stuttgart Broida 1640

5/7/19

3:45pm Jessica Lu, Berkeley Black Holes - A Laser-Guided Adaptive Optics View Broida 1640
5/14/19 3:45pm Eric Agol, Univeristy of Washington Transit Timing in the TRAPPIST-1 Planetary System Broida 1640
5/21/19 3:45pm Keivan Stassun, Vanderbilt Univeristy Entering an Era of Precision Stellar Astrophysics (or Fun with Stellar Radii) Broida 1640
5/28/19 3:45pm Sho Yaida, Facebook Physics of Machine Learning Broida 1640
6/4/19 3:45pm Vincenzo Vitelli, University of Chicago TBA Broida 1640