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Physics Colloquia - Winter 2017 & Beyond
Monday, January 9, 2017 4:00 PM

Symmetries in anyon systems
Fiona Burnell (University of Minnesota)
Physics Colloquium
PAT C-520


Wednesday, January 18, 2017 3:30 PM

Quantum alchemy for the 21st century: accessing new horizons of quantum many-body dynamics through periodic driving
Mark Rudner (Niels Bohr Institute)
Physics Colloquium
PAT C-520


Monday, January 23, 2017 4:00 PM

The interplay of symmetry and topology in quantum condensed matter
Lukasz Fidkowski (Stony Brook)
Physics Colloquium
PAT C-520


Wednesday, January 25, 2017 3:30 PM

Bouncing
Anna Ijjas (Princeton)
Physics Colloquium
PAT C-520


Monday, January 30, 2017 4:00 PM

Higher-spin symmetry in quantum gravity and conformal field theory
Simone Giombi (Princeton)
Physics Colloquium
PAT C-520


Wednesday, February 1, 2017 2:30 PM

The LIGO discovery and primordial black hole dark matter
Ely Kovetz (Johns Hopkins)
Physics Colloquium
PAT C-520


Tuesday, February 7, 2017 2:30 PM

Quantum gravity, conformal field theory and black holes
Alex Maloney (McGill University)
Physics Colloquium
PAT C-520


Wednesday, February 8, 2017 3:30 PM

Statistical physics of molecular evolution: from gene regulation to the immune system
Armita Nourmohammad (Princeton)
Physics Colloquium
PAT C-520


Monday, February 13, 2017 4:00 PM

Exploring Quantum Electronic Transport in Flatland
Pablo Jarillo-Herrero (MIT)
Physics Colloquium
PAA A-102


Wednesday, February 22, 2017 3:30 PM

Berry phase effects in crystals
Di Xiao (Carnegie Mellon University)
Physics Colloquium
PAT C-520


Monday, February 27, 2017 4:00 PM

Thermalization, Localization, and Non-Equilibrium Criticality
Andrew Potter (UT Austin)
Physics Colloquium
PAT C-520


Monday, March 6, 2017 4:00 PM

A bright future for Introductory Physics Courses
Tim Stelzer (University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign)
Physics Colloquium
PAA A-102


Monday, March 27, 2017 4:00 PM

Black holes, quantum mechanics, and the topology of space and time
Gerard 't Hooft (Utrecht University)
Physics Colloquium
PAA A-102


Physics colloquia are normally held every Monday at 4 pm during the quarter (except holidays). Typically one speaker each quarter is nominated by the graduate students. Speakers are invited to meet with the Society of Physics Students at 12.30 for pizza on the day of the colloquium.

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