Physics Colloquium

All are welcome at the Physics Department Colloquium talks. They occur nearly every Wednesday at 4:00 during the semester. During this Fall 2020 semester we are meeting online:

Here are the talks.


September 2, 2020
Jonathan Simon

Neubauer Family Associate Professor
Department of Physics
James Franck Institute, and the College
University of Chicago

Making quantum matter from light


September 9, 2020

Michael Fogler
Professor, Department of Physics
University of California San Diego

Collective modes of twisted van der Waals materials


September 16, 2020
Tankut Can
Postdoctoral Fellow
Institute for Theoretical Sciences
Graduate Center, CUNY

Dynamics of Gated Recurrent Neural Networks

September 23, 2020
Jay Deep Sau

Associate Professor
Department of Physics, Joint Quantum Institute and Condensed Matter Theory Center,
University of Maryland, College Park, MD USA

Search for Non-Abelian Majorana particles as a route to topological quantum computation


September 30, 2020
Lukasz Fidkowski

Associate Professor
Department of Physics
University of Washington, Seattle, WA

How dynamical quantum systems forget


October 7, 2020
Onur Erten
Assistant Professor
Department of Physics
Arizona State University

Superconductivity in nickelates: similarities to and differences from cuprates and heavy fermions 


October 14, 2020
Smitha Vishveshwara
Professor, Department of Physiccs
University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

Non-equilibrium quantum dynamics from atomic to cosmic scales 

October 21, 2020
Vincent G. J. Rogers
Professor, Department of Physics and Astronomy
The University of Iowa

The History of Science, a Physicist's Perspective

October 28, 2020
Shanhui Fan
To be announced

November 4, 2020
To be announced

November 11, 2020
To be announced

November 18, 2020
To be announced

November 25, 2020
To be announced

December 2, 2020
To be announced

December 9, 2020
To be announced