Seminars & Colloquia

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2021-2022 Spring Department Colloquium Series
Tuesdays 3:45pm PST - Broida 1640 and Zoom, unless otherwise noted
Date
(Tuesdays)
Speaker Affiliation Area of Research Title of Colloquium Location
April 5, 2022 Xiaoming Mao U. of Michigan soft matter Geometric frustration, self-assembly, mechanics, and pathways to complexity remote (TBD)
April 12, 2022 Kin Fai Mak Cornell CMX Revisiting the Mott transition with new materials: From an old problem to new physics remote (TBD)
April 19, 2022 Noémie Globus UC Santa Cruz Astro The Chiral Puzzle of Life Broida 1640 and Zoom
April 26, 2022 Peale Lecture- Stephen Kane UCR Astro The Evolution of Planetary Habitability: Connecting Venus’ Past with Earth’s Future Broida 1640 and Zoom
May 3, 2022 Alessandra Buonanno Albert Einstein Institute   Gravitational Waves as Probes of Fundamental Physics and Gravity Broida 1640 and Zoom
May 10, 2022 Xiaoxing Xi Temple University Colloquium on special subject Challenges Facing Academics of Chinese Descent and Those Who Collaborate with Scientists in China Broida 1640 and Zoom
May 17, 2022 Marianna Safronova University of Delaware AMO Searches for New Physics with Quantum Sensors in the Laboratory and in Space Broida 1640 and Zoom
May 24, 2022 Max Metlitski MIT CMT Boundary behavior at classical and quantum phase transitions Broida 1640 and Zoom
May 31, 2022 Ashvin Vishwanath Harvard CMT Spin-liquids to  non-Abelian excitations in controllable quantum matter Broida 1640 and Zoom
COMMITTEE: Nelson, Xu      



UCSB Joint HEX-HET seminars
Spring Quarter, 2022
All talks on Mondays, 12 noon

zoom https://ucsb.zoom.us/j/83040728188?pwd=b25vQTZCTWpLZDBlcDJYcnVTTkxVQT09

http://hep.ucsb.edu/Seminars.html

Date Speaker Title
11 Apr 2022 Akash Dixit (University of Chicago) Searching for Dark Matter with a Superconducting Qubit
18 Apr 2022 Ciaran O'Hare (Sydney University) Nuclear Recoil Imaging
25 Apr 2022 Kevin Kelly (CERN) The Forward Physics Facility
2 May 2022 Neha Santpur (UC Berkeley) Search for non-pointing photons at ATLAS
9 May 2022 Joshua Hiltbrand (Univ. of Minnesota) Search for RPV SUSY at CMS
16 May 2022 Dan Zhang (University of Maryland) Fermionic sub-MeV dark matter on electron targets
23 May 2022    
30 May 2022    
6 June 2022  

 




2022 Spring Soft-Bio Seminar Series

The Spring Quarter (2022) Series will take place in MRL 2053 on Wednesdays at 9 am unless noted.
List membership is subject to approval via the list administrator.
Subscribers will receive Seminar Announcements and Zoom links directly.

or email soft-bio-seminar@mrl.ucsb.edu

Date (Wednesdays) Speaker Title of Seminar Location
April 27 Professor Max Wilson
Department of Molecular, Cellular, Developmental Biology
University of California, Santa Barbara
Optogenetic control of cellular signaling through dynamic nucleation of liquid droplets MRL #2053



 

 

 

 




2022 Winter Soft-Bio Seminar Series

The Winter Quarter (2022) Series will take place in MRL 2053 on Wednesdays at 9 am unless noted.
List membership is subject to approval via the list administrator.
Subscribers will receive Seminar Announcements and Zoom links directly.

or email soft-bio-seminar@mrl.ucsb.edu

Date (Wednesdays) Speaker Title of Seminar Location
February 23, 2022 Tsvi Tlusty The usefulness of quantum concepts in soft matter: quasiparticles, flat bands, and exotic topology in hydrodynamic and hydroelastic matter Virtual
March 2, 2022 Matthew Bull Out of many, one: non-neuromuscular “perceptive machines” unify active matter and reservoir computing Virtual
March 9, 2022 Eleni Panagiotou TBA In-person






2021-2022 Winter Department Colloquium Series
Tuesdays 3:45pm PST - Broida 1640 and Zoom, unless otherwise noted
Zoom Link (unless otherwise noted)
Date (Tuesdays) Speaker Affiliation Title of colloquium Location
January 25, 2022 Nina Miolane UCSB Riemannian Geometry: From General Relativity to Biomedical Imaging Broida 1640 and Zoom
February 15, 2022 Philip Lubin UCSB Don’t Look Up - A Physicist’s View of Planetary Defense Zoom Only
February 22, 2022 John G. Learned University of Hawaii, Manoa Neutrinos are smart: blind ranging of nuclear reactors and other peculiar properties (Rescheduled) Zoom Only
March 8, 2022 Shamit Kachru Stanford University The hidden geometry of space-time Zoom Only
 






2021-2022 Fall Department Colloquium Series

Tuesdays 3:45pm PST - Broida 1640 and Zoom, unless otherwise noted

Zoom Link (unless otherwise noted)

Date (Tuesdays)

Speaker

Affiliation

Area of research

Title of colloquium

Location

Recording (UCNetID req.)

September 21, 2021

David Caratelli

Fermilab

HEX

Neutrinos in High Definition: MicroBooNE and the Road Ahead

KITP Main Seminar Room and Zoom**SPECIAL LINK**

 

September 28, 2021

Pedram Roushan

Google

AMO

Time Crystals, the quest for a new phase of matter

Broida 1640 and Zoom

 

October 5, 2021

Nicole Yunger-Halpern

UMD

Quantum Information

Quantum information meets thermodynamics

Broida 1640 and Zoom

 

October 19, 2021

Vedika Khemani

Stanford

CMT

Many-Body Physics in the NISQ Era

Zoom only

Recording

October 26, 2021

Tao Han

U. of Pittsburg

HEP

Physics motivations for future colliders

Zoom only

 

November 2, 2021

Andrew Jayich

UCSB

AMO

Radium ions and radioactive molecules

Broida 1640 and Zoom

Recording

Q&A

November 9, 2021

James Mott

Fermilab

HEX, g-2 result

First results from the Muon g – 2 Experiment at Fermilab

Zoom only

Recording

November 16, 2021

Hugh Lippincott

UCSB

HEX

Searching for dark matter with the LZ detector

Broida 1640 and Zoom

 

December 7, 2021

Matteo Cantiello

Flatiron

Astro

The New Era of Stellar Physics

Broida 1640 and Zoom

 

 




2022 Winter Soft-Bio Seminar Series

The Winter Quarter (2022) Series will take place in MRL 2053 on Wednesdays at 9 am unless noted.
List membership is subject to approval via the list administrator.
Subscribers will receive Seminar Announcements and Zoom links directly.

or email soft-bio-seminar@mrl.ucsb.edu

Date (Wednesdays) Speaker Title of Seminar Location
February 23, 2022 Tsvi Tlusty The usefulness of quantum concepts in soft matter: quasiparticles, flat bands, and exotic topology in hydrodynamic and hydroelastic matter Virtual
March 2, 2022 Matthew Bull Out of many, one: non-neuromuscular “perceptive machines” unify active matter and reservoir computing Virtual
March 9, 2022 Eleni Panagiotou TBA In-person