Colloquium :

Physics Colloquium Schedule: Fall 2014

All talks are open to the public and will be held on the Fresno State Campus in room 162 of McLane Hall and at a usual time of 3:00 P.M. unless otherwise noted. For more information about any of these presentations, please contact the Department of Physics at 559-278-2371. Here is the campus map of Fresno State. If you need a disability-related accommodation or wheelchair access information, please contact the Department of Physics office at 559-278-2371. Requests should be one week in advance of scheduled event.

Our Colloquium series is also known as the course
Phys 180, Doug Singleton, Instructor.

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Date: Speaker: Title of Talk:

Aug. 29

Dr. Mihai Gherase, Dr. Yongsheng Gao, Dr. Fred Ringwald, Dr. Doug Singleton, Fresno State Physics

Fresno State Physics Research Overview

Sept. 12

Dr. Michael Busch, SETI Institute, Mountain View CA

Radar Astronomy and Near-Earth Asteroid Space Missions

Sept. 19

Dr. Vesselin Gueorguiev California State University, Stanislaus

Challenges for Modeling Nuclear Structure: Are the Proton and Neutron Masses and A-body Interactions Relevant?

Sept. 26

Dr. Joshua Smith, California State University, Fullerton and GWPAC (Gravitational Wave Physics and Astronomy Center)

Gravitational-Wave Astronomy with LIGO

Oct. 3

Dr. Thomas Cahill, UC Davis 

Round up the usual suspects? How physicists are needed to help fight for the air quality in the San Joaquin Valley.

Oct. 10

Dr. Greg Kriehn, Fresno State Electrical Engineering

Photorefractive Volume Holography with Read-Write Multiplexing using the Parallel-Tangents, Equal Curvature Condition?

Oct. 17 Special Showing of "Particle Fever" plus a panel discussion with Dr. Yongsheng Gao, Dr. Harinder Bawa, and our students who work on ATLAS who will talk about being involved in the discovery of the Higgs Boson.

Time: 6PM to 9:30

Location: McL 121

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Nov. 7 Dr. Oscar Bernal, CSU Los Angeles NMR and the inhomogeneous magnetic properties of the Kondo intermetallic/quantum critical systems UCu4Pd and UCu4Ni


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