Colloquia  

The Department hosts more than a dozen colloquia each year, and all are open to the public. Unless otherwise noted, these are scheduled for 2:00 pm Friday in DeLoach Hall 212

Fall 2014

October 17, 2014
DeLoach Hall, Room 212
Dr. Adrienne Erickcek
Abstract
Website

October 24, 2014
DeLoach Hall, Room 212
Dr. James Kneller
Abstract
Website

November 21, 2014
DeLoach Hall, Room 212
PHY 495 Student Presentation
Mark Smith

Spring 2014

January 24, 2014
DeLoach Hall, Room 212
Dr. Fred Bingham, UNCW
Abstract
Website

February 7 , 2014
DeLoach Hall, Room 212
Dr. Krithika Venkataramani, UNCW
Abstract
Website

February 21, 2014
DeLoach Hall, Room 212
Dr. Tamara Branca, UNC School of Medicine
Abstract
Website

March 14, 2014
DeLoach Hall Room 212
Dr. Edward Olszewski, UNCW
Abstract
Website

March 21, 2014
DeLoach Hall, Room 212
Dr. Fred Kuttner
Abstract

Thursday April 10, 2014
7pm DeLoach Hall Room 212
Sigma Pi Sigma Induction Ceremony Speaker
Dr. Lea Santos, Yeshiva University
Abstract
Website

April 11, 2014
DeLoach Hall Room 212
Dr. Lea Santos, Yeshiva University
Abstract
Website

April 25, 2014
DeLoach Hall, Room 212
PHY 495 Student Presentations
Alexandra McCollister
Nate Dzbenski


Fall 2013

October 4, 2013
DeLoach Hall, Room 212
Dr. Phil Barbeau, Duke University
"Searching for Neutrino Mass with the Enriched Xenon Observatory"
Abstract
Website

October 25, 2013
DeLoach Hall, Room 212
Dr. Abhijit Rangnekar, NCSU
"DNA-based Nanotechnology"
Abstract
Website

November 1, 2013
2:30pm DeLoach Hall, Room 212
Nate Dzbenski, Kyle Bowman & Tamara McNeel
Student Summer Research
"Development of Low Granularity Pair Spectrometer Counters"
Abstract

Spring 2013

February 8, 2013
DeLoach Hall, Room 212
Dr. Maiken H. Mikkelsen, Duke University
"Plasmonics and Enhanced Light-matter Interactions of a Single Emitter"
Abstract
Website

February 22, 2013
DeLoach Hall, Room 212
Dr. Joaquin Drut, UNC Chapel Hill
"Strongly interacting ultracold atoms: simple systems, perfect fluids"
Abstract
Website

March 15, 2013
DeLoach Hall, Room 212
Troy Schaudt, Wolfram Research, Inc.
" Mathematica 9 in Education and Research"
Abstract
Website

March 22, 2013
DeLoach Hall, Room 212
Dr. Ashot Gasparian, NC A & T State University
"The size of the proton: How big is it?
Abstract
Website

April 5, 2013
DeLoach Hall, Room 212
Dr. Curt Moyer, UNCW
“Time in Quantum Mechanics”
Abstract
Website

April 18, 2013
Annual Sigma Pi Sigma Lecture
7:00pm DeLoach Hall, Room 212
Dr. Allena Opper, The George Washington University
"Exploring the Subatomic World - How and Why"
Abstract
Website

April 19, 2013
DeLoach Hall, Room 212
Dr. Allena Opper, The George Washington University
"First Results on the Weak Charge of the Proton - and a Search for Physics Beyond the Standard Model"
Abstract
Website

April 24, 2013
12:00pm DeLoach Hall, Room 224
Honors Thesis Defense
Kurt Baker
" Forecasting a chaotic spatial temporal series using a genetic algorithm"
Abstract

April 26, 2013
DeLoach Hall, Room 212
PHY 495 Student Presentation
Kevin Carlin
"Reflection-less Scattering Potential and the KdV Solitons"
Abstract
Matthew Heiskell
"Assembly and Testing of a Low Granularity Pair Spectrometer for Jefferson Laboratory Hall D"
Abstract


Fall 2012

October 12, 2012
DeLoach Hall, Room 212
LTJG William N. Zinicola, Instructor, Naval Nuclear Power Training Command
"What the Nuclear Navy has to Offer Physics Majors"
Abstract
Related Links:
http://www.navy.com/careers/nuclear-energy/nuclear-power-school.html
https://www.netc.navy.mil/nnptc/powerschool.html

November 2, 2012
DeLoach Hall, Room 212
Summer Fellowship Seminar
Derek Grimes, UNCW Physics Major
" Characterizing Stratification in the Arabian Sea”
Abstract
Ben St. Laurent, UNCW Physics Major
"Silicon Photomultiplier Production Analysis at Jefferson Lab”
Abstract
Matthew Heiskell, UNCW Physics Major
“Development of Super Conducting Solenoid Magnet Pick-Up Coils in Hall D”
Abstract



Spring 2012

January 20, 2012
DeLoach Hall, Room 212
Cengage Learning, Robyn Roberts
Abstract

March 2, 2012
DeLoach Hall, Room 212
Brian F. Davis, Professor, Physics Department, UNCW
"Sunlight & Shadow Interactions on Petroglyphs"
Abstract

March 9, 2012
DeLoach Hall, Room 212
Heather League, Pearson Publishing

March 30, 2012
DeLoach Hall, Room 212
Matthew B. Hastings, Associate Professor, Physics Department, Duke University
"An Exotic Quantum Critical Point in a Bose-Hubbard Model"
Abstract

April 12, 2012
Annual Sigma Pi Sigma Lecture
7:00 PM DeLoach Hall, Room 212
Professor Jorge Pullin, Department of Physics & Astronomy, Louisiana State University
"Quantum gravity: an incomplete revolution in physics"
Abstract

April 13, 2012
DeLoach Hall, Room 212
Professor Jorge Pullin, Department of Physics & Astronomy, Louisiana State University
"Loop quantum gravity: status and recent results for cosmology and black holes"
Abstract

April 20, 2012
DeLoach Hall, Room 212
PHY 495 Senior SeminarTalks
Ashley Martin
Steven Bache

April 27, 2012
1:00 PM DeLoach Hall, Room 212
Professor Edward Olszewski, UNCW Physics Department
"Magnetic Monopoles: from Dirac to D-branes"
Abstract

April 27, 2012
DeLoach Hall, Room 212
PHY 495 Senior Seminar Talks
Sam Andrews
Runyon Colie Woods

 

Fall 2011

September 16, 2011
DeLoach Hall, Room 212
Professor Liping Gan, UNCW Physics & Physical Oceanography
Abstract

Thursday, December 1, 2011
"Undergraduate Research Experience at Jefferson Lab"
Steven Bache, Samuel Andrews and Runyon Colie Woods
Abstract

December 2, 2011
PHY 495 Senior Seminar Talks
DeLoach Hall, Room 212
Chris O'Connor and Joseph Tubergen

Spring 2011

February 18, 2011
DeLoach Hall, Room 212
Ralph J. Reda, Ph.D, Senior Research Scientist, Morpho Detection
"The Detection of Nuclear Weapons and Radioactive Materials-Current Technology & Future Trends"
Abstract

 February 25, 2011
DeLoach Hall, Room 212
Assistant Professor Kenan Gundogdu, NC State University
Abstract

March 4, 2011
DeLoach Hall, Room 212
Professor Haiyan Gao, Duke University
"Nucleon Transversity at JLAB"
Abstract

March 24, 2011
DeLoach Hall, Room 212
Tyler Schweitzer, GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy
"Nuclear Reactor Technology "
Abstract

March 25, 2011
DeLoach Hall, Room 212
Professor Meng Xia, University of Michigan
"Numerical Modeling of the Cape Fear River Estuary and Adjacent Coasts: storm surge hindcast and plume dynamics"
Abstract

April 1, 2011
DeLoach Hall, Room 212
Professor Moorad Alexanian, UNCW
“The Bogoliubov inequality and the nature of Bose-Einstein condensates for
interacting atoms in spatial dimensions D ≤ 2”
Abstract

April 7, 2011, 7:00 PM
DeLoach Hall, Room 212
Professor Paul Frampton, UNC Chapel Hil
"Did Time Begin? Will Time End?"
Abstract

April 8, 2011
DeLoach Hall, Room 212
Professor Paul Frampton, UNC Chapel Hil
"Seeking Evolution of Dark Energy"
Abstract

April 15, 2011
DeLoach Hall, Room 212
Dr. Subrahmanyam Bulusu, University of South Carolina
Salellite Oceanography Laboratory, Dept. of Earth and Ocean Sciences
Abstract

April 29, 2011
PHY 495 Senior Seminar Talks
Brian Kay
Anthony Tatum
Andrew Whitley

 


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