Syllabus Spring 2018 Physics 55600

Spring Semester 2018

Physics 55600
CURRENT TOPICS IN PHYSICS

Physics Department

Instructors:  Elisa Riedo and Annalisa Calo’
eriedo@ccny.cuny.edu annalisa.calo@asrc.cuny.edu

Office: ASRC Ground Floor

Office Hours:
Wed 12- 1 pm
Wed — 11 am -12 pm
ASRC 1st Floor, Executive Conference Room       

Overview
A seminar course on current topics in experimental and theoretical physics, with oral reports by students and faculty (required for Physics majors).

Goals
The goal of this class is to expose the students to different topics in Physics from String Theory and Nuclear Physics to Nanoscience. The students will also learn the skills to present effectively a research project and to communicate their results to a broad audience.

Evaluation
The students will be evaluated on:
- Paper Oral Presentation (effectiveness, clarity, depth)
- Participation In Class        Materials
The students will have to review the papers that we will share in class.