Date-Time Type Speaker Title
2018 Nov 26 - 16:00 Colloquium Gregg Hallinan (Caltech) TBA
2018 Oct 29 - 16:00 Colloquium Weihong Qiu TBA
2018 Oct 8 - 16:00 Colloquium Bo Sun TBA
2018 Oct 22 - 16:00 Colloquium Liz Gire TBA
2018 Nov 5 - 16:00 Colloquium Matt Graham TBA
2018 Oct 15 - 16:00 Colloquium Joshua W. Shaevitz (Princeton University) TBA
2018 Oct 1 - 16:00 Colloquium Professor Valy Vardeny Valy Vardeny -Utah State
2018 Apr 2 - 16:00 Colloquium Xavier Siemens (UW Milwaukee) Discovery potential of pulsar timing arrays
2018 Mar 26 - 16:00 Colloquium Marco Buongiorno Nardelli (North Texas) High-throughput materials discovery and development: breakthroughs and challenges in the mapping of the materials genome
2018 Apr 9 - 16:00 Colloquium Eric Agol Cancelled due to speaker unavailability
2018 Jun 4 - 16:00 Colloquium David Hammer (Tufts) TBA
2018 May 21 - 16:00 Colloquium Tim Andeen Building Blocks of the Universe
2018 May 14 - 16:00 Colloquium Cancelled TBA
2018 May 7 - 16:00 Colloquium Fred Macintosh (Rice University) Phase transitions and the principle of detailed balance in living systems
2018 Feb 5 - 16:00 Colloquium Susan Gilbert (RPI) Propofol Inhibition of Processive Kinesins
2018 Jan 29 - 16:00 Colloquium Prof. Andres de la Rosa (PSU) Near-field Acousto Characterization of Confined Mesoscopic Fluids
2018 Jan 22 - 16:00 Colloquium Ben Farr (UofO) The first 166 days of gravitational wave astronomy
2018 Jan 17 - 16:00 Colloquium Brian O'Shea (MSU) Connecting the first stars in the universe to the Milky Way
2017 Oct 23 - 16:00 Colloquium David Craig and Davide Lazzati The 2017 Nobel Prize in Physics
2018 Feb 28 - 16:00 Colloquium Carlos Silva, Georgia Tech Excitons, biexcitons, and the role of dynamic disorder in two-dimensional lead-halide perovskitoids
2018 Feb 21 - 16:00 Colloquium Hrvoje Petek, U of Pittsburgh Coherent ultrafast hot electron generation at plasmonic heterojunctions
2017 Nov 20 - 16:00 Colloquium Hugh Montgomery-Jefferson Lab The Structure of Matter: Jefferson Lab and its Physics
2017 Nov 6 - 16:00 Colloquium Oksana Ostroverkhova (OSU) Photophysics of organic materials: from single crystals to single molecules and from optoelectronics to entomology
2017 Oct 30 - 16:00 Colloquium Raffaella Margutti (Northwestern) The Dawn of Multi-Messenger Astrophysics with Gravitational Waves: the first joint detection of GWs and Light
2017 Nov 27 - 16:00 Colloquium KC Walsh (OSU) Confessions of a Former Lecturer: Evidenced-based Reform in the Introductory Physics Sequence
2017 Nov 13 - 16:00 Colloquium Stacey York (UofO) Uncovering and Addressing Implicit Bias
2017 Oct 16 - 16:00 Colloquium Mary James (Reed College) What Does Access Really Mean?
2017 Oct 9 - 16:00 Colloquium Paul Emigh (OSU) Paul Emigh-Improving Quantum Mechanics Instruction with Tutorials
2017 Oct 2 - 16:00 Colloquium Ahmet Yildiz (Berkeley) Ahmet Yildiz-The Mechanism of Dynein Motility
2017 Apr 10 - 16:00 Colloquium Greg Mulder, LBCC/OSU Physics at Oregon’s Community Colleges and Shaping the Next Generation of Physicists
2017 Apr 17 - 16:00 Colloquium Erik Jensen, Chemeketa CC Erik Jensen: Distance-Learning Labs for Introductory Physics with IOLab
2017 May 24 - 16:00 Colloquium Libai Huang, Purdue University Colloquium/SSO Libai Huang-Ultrafast Microscopy of Energy and Charge Transport
2017 Apr 24 - 16:00 Colloquium Brian Smith, U of Oregon Brian Smith- Color and Shape: The Quantum State of a Single Photon and its Manipulation
2017 May 15 - 16:00 Colloquium Enrico Ramirez-Ruiz, UC Santa Cruz Enrico Ramirez-Ruiz:Heavy Element Synthesis in the Universe
2017 Mar 6 - 16:00 Colloquium Kelin Kuhn, OSU EECS Taking the Next Steps: CMOS and Beyond CMOS Scaling
2017 Feb 27 - 16:00 Colloquium John Bush, MIT Pilot-Wave Hydrodynamics
2017 Feb 20 - 16:00 Colloquium Guenter Schneider, OSU Physics The 2016 Nobel Prize in Physics: Symmetry, Topology and Matter
2017 May 1 - 16:00 Colloquium Michaela Kleinert, Willamette University Michaela Kleinert-Laser Ablation Studies at Willamette University
2016 Jan 20 - 16:00 Colloquium Prof. Charles De Leone, California State TBA
2017 Jan 18 - 16:00 Colloquium Prof. Chuck De Leone, California State Of Bases and States: Challenges in Spins First Quantum Learning
2017 Jan 30 - 16:00 Colloquium William Hancock Observing the nanoscale dynamics of kinesin molecular motors by high-resolution gold nanoparticle tracking
2017 Jan 11 - 16:00 Colloquium Prof. Steve Pollock, University of Colorado, Boulder A Research Validated Approach to Transforming Upper-Division Courses
2016 Nov 18 - 16:00 Colloquium Gerd Kortemeyer Special Colloquium: Lessons from Two Decades of Hybrid and Online Physics Courses at Michigan State University
2016 Nov 14 - 16:00 Colloquium Rosalba Perna Highly Magnetic Neutron Stars: Bewildering Astrophysical Laboratories and Cosmological Tools
2016 Oct 31 - 16:00 Colloquium Ross Hatton Vibration Propagation in Spider Webs
2017 May 8 - 16:00 Colloquium Andrew Mugler, Purdue U Andrew Mugler-Collective Sensing by Communicating Cells
2016 Oct 24 - 16:00 Colloquium Henri Jansen Observations of Introductory Physics with Calculus
2016 Oct 3 - 16:00 Colloquium Heidi Schellman, Chris Jones, Lee Aspitarte, Andrew Popchock The State of the Department Address and Reports on Graduate Research
2016 Oct 12 - 16:00 Colloquium Daniel Turner Special Wednesday Colloquium: Experimental Detection of Branching at a Conical Intersection
2016 Oct 17 - 16:00 Colloquium Susan Gilbert (Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute) Propofol Inhibition of Processive Kinesins
2016 Nov 7 - 16:00 Colloquium Ray Beausoleil, HP Enterprise The “Music” of Light: Optical Resonances for Fun and Profit
2016 Feb 29 - 16:00 Colloquium Stephen Ramsey (Computer Sci/Biomed Sci) Systems biology approaches to study gene regulation: dynamical modeling and inverse problems
2016 Apr 11 - 16:00 Colloquium Shane Larson (Northwestern) Gravity has a story to tell: Seeing the Cosmos in gravitational waves
2016 Mar 7 - 16:00 Colloquium Yigit Menguc (Mechanical Engineering) Biologically inspired soft matter devices in robotics
2016 Mar 28 - 16:00 Colloquium James Brau Direct Detection of Gravitational Waves
2016 May 9 - 16:00 Colloquium Molly Megraw Building an informative machine-learning model of gene regulatory control
2016 Apr 25 - 16:00 Colloquium Robert Kaindl (Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory) Ultrafast Snapshots: Tracking Electronic and Vibrational Dynamics in Complex Materials
2016 Feb 15 - 16:00 Colloquium Corinne Manogue TBA
2016 Feb 8 - 16:00 Colloquium Yun-Shik Lee (OSU Physics) Fast and Furious: Extreme Electron Dynamics in Condensed Matter
2016 Apr 4 - 16:00 Colloquium Hamish Robertson (UW) Progress toward measuring the mass of the neutrino
2016 Feb 22 - 16:00 Colloquium Peter Veerman (Portland State) Synchronization of Large Linear Oscillator Arrays
2016 May 16 - 16:00 Colloquium Gurol Suel (UCSD) Metabolic oscillations and electrical signaling in bacterial biofilms
2016 May 2 - 16:00 Colloquium Prof. Brad Marston (Brown University) Quantum and Fluid Mechanics of Global Warming
2016 Apr 18 - 16:00 Colloquium Emily Levesque (UW) Discovery of a Thorne-Zytkow Object Candidate in the Small Magellanic Cloud
2016 Feb 1 - 16:00 Colloquium Chris Goldfinger (OSU, CEOAS) The coming Cascadia Great Earthquake: How did we get here?
2016 Jan 25 - 16:00 Colloquium Prof. Feng Wang (UC Berkeley) Probing Dirac electron physics in graphitic materials
2016 Jan 11 - 16:00 Colloquium Alison Crocker (Reed College) The current role of molecular gas and star formation in early-type galaxies
2015 Jan 26 - 16:00 Colloquium PER candidate 1 Colloquium PER candidate 1
2015 Jan 29 - 16:00 Colloquium PER candidate 2 Colloquium PER candidate 2
2015 Apr 13 - 16:00 Colloquium Prof. Gurol Suel, Div. of Biological Sciences, UC San Diego Conflict resolution through collective oscillations in microbial communities
2015 Feb 5 - 16:00 Colloquium PER candidate 4 Colloquium PER candidate 4
2015 Apr 20 - 16:00 Colloquium Prof. Kai-Mei Fu, Dept. of Physics, U of Washington Nitrogen-vacancy centers in diamond for quantum information and sensing applications
2015 Apr 27 - 16:00 Colloquium Prof. Tevian Dray, Department of Mathematics, OSU The Geometry of Relativity
2015 Feb 2 - 16:00 Colloquium PER candidate 3 Colloquium PER candidate 3
2015 May 11 - 16:00 Colloquium Prof. Heidi Schellman, Oregon State University Neutrino Nus
2015 Apr 6 - 16:00 Colloquium Oksana Ostroverkhova, Dept. of Physics, OSU Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2014: super-resolved fluorescence microscopy
2015 Mar 9 - 16:00 Colloquium Dr. Gabriel Juarez A mechanistic approach to microbial degradation of organic matter and crude oil in the ocean: The importance of interfacial processes
2015 May 18 - 16:00 Colloquium Prof. Juan Restrepo, Dept. of Mathematics, Oregon State U The Ocean’s Role in Climate
2016 May 23 - 16:00 Colloquium Prof. Brandon Brown, University of San Francisco The Life and Legacy of Max Planck
2015 Oct 5 - 16:00 Colloquium Heidi Schellman State of the Department
2015 Nov 9 - 16:00 Colloquium Tristan Ursell, University of Oregon Biophysics of Growth and Shape Control in Bacteria
2015 Jun 1 - 16:00 Colloquium Prof. Janet Tate, Oregon State University The 2014 Nobel Prize in Physics
2015 Oct 12 - 16:00 Colloquium David Hendrix, Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics, Oregon State University Long noncoding RNAs: structure, function, and classification
2015 Nov 16 - 16:00 Colloquium Laura King, HP Inc. Printing and Beyond – Complexities & Innovation of Ink Jet
2015 Feb 23 - 16:00 Colloquium Prof. Erik Sanchez, Dept. of Physics, Portland State University Near-field Nantennas and Neutral Atom Microscopes: New Nanoscale Imaging Techniques
2015 Oct 19 - 16:00 Colloquium Davide Lazzati, Department of Physics, Oregon State University Observing Gamma-Ray Bursts with a computer
2015 Nov 23 - 16:00 Colloquium Matt von Hippel, Perimeter Institute Guessing Our Way to Four Loops: Hexagon Functions in N=4 super Yang-Mills
2015 Oct 26 - 16:00 Colloquium Sandra Rugonyi, Oregon Health & Science University Blood flow, cardiac mechanics, and congenital heart disease: Recapitulating the chicken and the egg problem
2015 Nov 2 - 16:00 Colloquium David Johnson, University of Orgeon Materials by Design: Heterostructures with Targeted Nanoarchitecture and Tunable Properties
2014 Dec 1 - 16:00 Colloquium Prof. Stephanie Majewski, Dept. of Physics, University of Oregon Surpassing The Standard Model: Searching for Supersymmetry
2014 Nov 17 - 16:00 Colloquium John Thompson, Dept. of Physics, University of Maine Investigating student understanding at the upper division: thermal physics and the related mathematics
2014 Feb 24 - 14:00 Colloquium NULL Colloquium Canceled
2014 Oct 6 - 16:00 Colloquium Prof. Dongping Zhong, Department of Physics, The Ohio State University Dynamics and mechanism of ultraviolet-damaged DNA repair by photolyase
2014 May 19 - 16:00 Colloquium Prof. Sue Dexheimer, Department of Physics and Astronomy, Washington State University Ultrafast Dynamics of Polaron Formation
2014 May 12 - 16:00 Colloquium Prof. Benjamín Alemán, Department of Physics, University of Oregon Carbon at the Cutting-Edge: Nanotubes, graphene, and spins in diamond
2014 Oct 20 - 16:00 Colloquium Prof. Emil Alexov, Department of Physics,Clemson University Modeling Macromolecular Electrostatics with DelPhi Poisson-Boltzmann solver: Improvements and applications
2014 Jan 27 - 16:00 Colloquium Prof. John Wager, EECS, Oregon State University An amorphous oxide semiconductor thin-film transistor route to oxide electronics
2014 Feb 10 - 16:00 Colloquium Prof. Stephanie Majewski, Dept. of Physics, U of Oregon Surpassing The Standard Model: Searching for Supersymmetry (CANCELLED)
2014 Nov 3 - 16:00 Colloquium Prof. Herbert Levine, Department of Bioengineering, Rice University The Genetics and Biophysics of the Epithelial-Mesenchymal Transition (EMT): Can Theory Help Cancer Biology?
2014 Feb 3 - 16:00 Colloquium Prof. Davide Lazzati, Oregon State University The interplay between condensation and chemistry in the formation of solid particles in the ejecta of supernova explosions
2014 Oct 27 - 16:00 Colloquium Bianxiao Cui, Chemistry Department, Stanford University Exploring the Bio-Nano interface: integrating live cells with nanosensors
2014 Apr 21 - 16:00 Colloquium Prof. John Toner, Department of Physics, University of Oregon Rice, Locusts, and Excitonic Bose-Einstein Condensation: A Hydrodynamic Theory of Polar Active Smectics
2013 Oct 28 - 16:00 Colloquium Prof. David Roundy, Department of Physics. OSU Equipping students to connect multivariable calculus with the physical world
2013 Oct 14 - 16:00 Colloquium Prof. Guenter Schneider, Department of Physics, OSU Understanding Molecules and Solids Bit by Bit
2014 Jan 13 - 16:00 Colloquium Dr. C. Jess Riedel, IBM Watson Research Center Direct Detection of Classically Undetectable Dark Matter through Quantum Decoherence
2014 Jun 2 - 16:00 Colloquium Prof. Maximilian Schlosshauer, Department of Physics, University of Portland A New "No-Go" Result for Quantum Mechanics
2013 Jul 29 - 11:00 Colloquium Prof. Davide Lazzati Gamma-Ray Bursts: numerical tools to understand the biggest explosions in the Universe
2013 Nov 11 - 16:00 Colloquium Dr. Kirill A. Velizhanin, Los Alamos National Laboratory Harnessing Defects in Graphene: from Plasmonics to Chemical Functionalization
2013 Dec 2 - 16:00 Colloquium Prof. Al Stetz, Department of Physics, OSU Nobel Prize 2013: Peter W. Higgs and François Englert
2014 Mar 10 - 16:00 Colloquium Prof. Dongping Zhong, The Ohio State University Dynamics and mechanism of ultraviolet-damaged DNA repair by photolyase
2014 Apr 7 - 16:00 Colloquium Prof. David Ginger, University of Washington Recombination Losses in Organic and Hybrid Solar Cells
2013 Nov 18 - 16:00 Colloquium Prof. Matt Graham, Department of Physics, OSU Graphene Micro-Femto Energetics
2013 Oct 21 - 16:00 Colloquium Prof. Bo Sun, Department of Physics, OSU Driving the self-organization of cellular system: mechano-chemical signaling
2014 Feb 17 - 16:00 Colloquium Prof. Owen McCarty, OHSU The physical biology of thrombosis and cancer metastasis
2013 Jan 20 - 16:00 Colloquium Owen McCarty TBA
2014 Mar 3 - 16:00 Colloquium None No Colloquium, APS March Meeting
2013 Oct 7 - 16:00 Colloquium Prof. Weihong Qiu, Department of Physics, OSU Shining Light on the Molecular Mechanism of Cytoskeleton-based Molecular Motors
2013 Nov 4 - 16:00 Colloquium Prof. Katherine Willets, Department of Chemistry, U of Texas at Austin Super-resolution imaging of plasmonic nanoparticles
2014 May 5 - 16:00 Colloquium Prof. Xiaolin Nan, OHSU Single molecule superresolution imaging reveals a dimeric Ras signaling module
2014 Apr 14 - 16:00 Colloquium Prof. Frank Hegmann, University of Alberta Exploring ultrafast dynamics on the nanoscale
2012 Apr 16 - 16:00 Colloquium Dr. Ed Price, Cal State San Marcos Developing large-enrollment, conceptual physics courses: active-learning and scientific practices for non-majors
2012 May 14 - 16:00 Colloquium Prof. Jaan Mannik, Univ. Tennessee Nanofluidic landscapes and precision microscopy for studying molecular processes in living cells
2012 Oct 22 - 16:00 Colloquium Andy Rundquist, Department of Physics, Hamline University Standards Based Grading with Voice
2013 Feb 11 - 16:00 Colloquium Dr. Sang-Hyuk Lee, Howard Hughes Medical Institute and UC Berkeley Counting molecules one at a time by Pointillism optical nanoscopy
2012 Oct 15 - 16:00 Colloquium Michael Zwolak, Oregon State University Complementarity of information and the emergence of the classical world
2013 Apr 29 - 16:00 Colloquium Prof. Massimiliano Di Ventra, University of California, San Diego Memcomputing: a brain-inspired computing paradigm to store and process information on the same physical platform
2013 May 20 - 16:00 Colloquium Scott Bunch, University of Colorado, Boulder Graphene Mechanical Wonders
2013 May 6 - 16:00 Colloquium Hailin Wang, Department of Physics, University of Oregon Cavity optomechanics: Controlling mechanical motion with light
2013 Mar 11 - 16:00 Colloquium Prof. Phil Collins, UC Irvine Single Molecule Bioelectronics
2012 Apr 30 - 16:00 Colloquium Prof. Ben McMorran, UO Electron Beams with Angular Momentum and Their Application to Magnetic Imaging
2012 May 21 - 16:00 Colloquium Prof. Richard Taylor, UO Physics Fractal vision: using retinal implants to restore vision to the blind
2012 Nov 26 - 16:00 Colloquium David McIntyre, Oregon State University Nobel Prize Lecture
2012 Nov 5 - 16:00 Colloquium Bogdan Damski, Los Alamos National Laboratory Quantum phase transitions
2013 May 13 - 16:00 Colloquium Dr. Gregory Exarhos, PNNL Pulsed Laser Irradiation of Doped Zinc Oxide Films
2013 Feb 4 - 16:00 Colloquium Dr. Matt W. Graham, Kavli Institute at Cornell for Nanoscale Science and Laboratory for Atomic and Solid State Physics, Cornell University Electronic carbon correlations in reduced dimensions; from light absorption to current production
2013 Apr 8 - 16:00 Colloquium Pinshane Huang, Cornell University Rogue Atoms in Flatland: Imaging structural disorder in novel 2D materials with transmission electron microscopy
2013 Feb 25 - 16:00 Colloquium Dr. Weihong Qiu, Harvard Medical School, Department of Cell Biology Shining Light on the Mechanism of Nature’s Nanomachines
2012 May 29 - 16:00 Colloquium Prof. Jeff Gore, MIT Cooperation, cheating, and collapse in microbial populations
2012 Jun 4 - 16:00 Colloquium Dr. Farhat Habib Algorithms for association between genotype and the resulting physical traits while considering evolutionary history
2012 Oct 29 - 16:00 Colloquium David Roundy, Oregon State University A tale of two E's: Energy and entropy in aqueous interfaces
2012 Nov 19 - 16:00 Colloquium Steven van Enk, University of Oregon Speckle patterns and purity of quantum states
2013 Jan 14 - 16:00 Colloquium Dr. Pavel Kornilovich, Hewlett Packard, Corvallis OR Inertial Pump: new way of moving fluids through micro-channels
2013 Feb 18 - 16:00 Colloquium Dr. Patrice Genevet, School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, Harvard University Photonic metasurfaces, a modern approach to designing optical components
2013 Feb 6 - 16:00 Colloquium Dr. Lee Bassett, University of California, Santa Barbara Harnessing the atom-like properties of single spins in diamond
2013 Apr 22 - 16:00 Colloquium Prof. Robert Norwood, University of Arizona Hybrid Polymer Photonic Materials and Devices for Optical Communications
2012 May 8 - 16:00 Colloquium Prof. Greg Bothun, UO The 2011 Nobel Prize in Physics: The accelerating expansion of the Universe
2012 Oct 8 - 16:00 Colloquium Líney Árnadóttir, School of Chemical, Biological and Environmental Engineering, Oregon State University Density Functional Theory calculations of metal-water interactions and the role of water and surface defects in chemical reactions
2012 Nov 12 - 16:00 Colloquium Guenter Schneider, Oregon State University New Materials for a Clean Energy Future: From Basic Properties to Computational Materials Design
2012 Oct 1 - 16:00 Colloquium Eric Corwin, Department of Physics, University of Oregon A geometric phase transition underlying jamming in 3d, and beyond
2013 Jan 28 - 16:00 Colloquium Prof. James Brau, University of Oregon The Higgs Boson and the Puzzle of Electroweak Symmetry Breaking
2013 Mar 4 - 16:00 Colloquium Prof. Andrew H. Marcus, Department of Chemistry, Oregon Center for Optics, Institute of Molecular Biology, University of Oregon Using Electronic Spectroscopy to Study the Local Conformations and Kinetics of Biological Macromolecules
2013 Feb 13 - 16:00 Colloquium Dr. Hajin Kim, Howard Hughes Medical Institute and the Department of Physics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign The role of fluctuations in biology at the molecular level
2013 Feb 20 - 16:00 Colloquium Dr. Paulo T. Araujo, Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences Massachusetts Institute of Technology Optical Spectroscopy and Phonon Self-Energy Renormalizations in Carbon Materials
2011 May 9 - 16:00 Colloquium Hiroshi Yanagi, Yamanashi University CANCELLED: Highly efficient inorganic cathode and anode for organic light emitting diodes
2011 Oct 3 - 16:00 Colloquium Prof. Rubin Landau, Oregon State University Developing A Model for Future eTextBooks
2011 Oct 31 - 16:00 Colloquium Prof. YunShik Lee New Frontiers in Optical Science: Terahertz Spectroscopy of Two Dimensional Systems
2012 Feb 6 - 16:00 Colloquium Dr. Ahmet Ali Yanik, Harvard Medical School Nanoplasmonics & Metamaterials: From Physical Fundamentals to Life Sciences & Point of Care Diagnostics
2012 Mar 1 - 16:00 Colloquium Dr. David Brookes, Florida International University The Grammar of Physics Equations
2011 Apr 25 - 16:00 Colloquium Dedra Demaree Update on introductory course reform and assessment in OSU Physics
2011 Nov 21 - 16:00 Colloquium Prof. Mark Brongersma, Stanford University Nanophotonics: The Art of Managing Photons at the Nanoscale
2011 Nov 14 - 16:00 Colloquium Prof. Eleanor Sayre, Kansas State University Learning and Forgetting in Large Introductory Courses
2012 Feb 9 - 15:00 Colloquium Dr. Robert Walder, University of Colorado, Boulder Characterizing Biomolecular Dynamics at Interfaces using Single Molecule Tracking
2012 Apr 23 - 16:00 Colloquium Prof. Chad Higgins, Dept. of Biological and Ecological Engineering Measurement and simulation of water vapor transport in the turbulent atmospheric boundary layer
2011 May 23 - 16:00 Colloquium Prof. Xiaodong Xu, Uni. Wash. Graphene Optoelectronics and Plasmonics
2011 Nov 7 - 16:00 Colloquium Prof. Ethan Minot Building electronics at the nanoscale to watch nature at the nanoscale
2012 Jan 30 - 16:00 Colloquium Dr. Robin Blume-Kohout, Los Alamos National Laboratory The power of small quantum information processors
2012 Feb 13 - 16:00 Colloquium Dr. Bo Sun, Princeton University From individuals to populations - the emergent behavior in cellular systems
2012 Mar 5 - 16:00 Colloquium Dr. Elizabeth Gire, University of Memphis How Do Physics Majors Become Physicists?
2011 Oct 17 - 16:00 Colloquium Stephanie Chasteen, U of Colorado Clickers in context: How is peer instruction used in the classroom (and what works?)
2011 Oct 10 - 16:00 Colloquium Prof. Paul Cheong, Dept. of Chemistry, OSU Computational Chemistry: Applying Computational Techniques Towards the Advancement of Synthesis, Materials, and Biology
2012 Jan 23 - 16:00 Colloquium Prof. Michael Zwolak, OSU No big deal: Various adventures to the nanoscale and back
2012 Feb 2 - 16:00 Colloquium Dr. Matthew Comstock, UIUC Seeing structure and function of biological molecular machines in real-time: angstrom-resolution optical trapping and single molecule fluorescence.
2012 Feb 27 - 16:00 Colloquium Dr. Colin Wallace, Center for Astronomy Education (CAE), Steward Observatory, University of Arizona New Results from Physics and Astronomy Education Research
2012 Mar 8 - 16:00 Colloquium Dr. Mathew Martinuk, University of British Columbia Student Sensemaking And Real-World Connections During Collaborative Group Problem Solving.
2011 Mar 1 - 15:30 Colloquium Dr. Fangqiang Zhu Computer Simulations of Membrane Water Channels and Ion Channels
2011 Feb 21 - 16:00 Colloquium Dr. Vinh Q. Nguyen, UC Santa Barbara Probing the dynamics of biomolecules in liquid water by terahertz spectroscopy
2011 Feb 24 - 14:00 Colloquium Dr. Sabrina R. Leslie, Harvard University Convex Lens-Induced Confinement: Enabling New Biophysical Measurements Under Previously Inaccessible Conditions
2011 Mar 3 - 14:00 Colloquium Dr. Lanying Zeng Viral democracy: using live-cell imaging to learn how phages attack bacteria
2010 Nov 8 - 16:00 Colloquium David McIntyre Optical Tweezers Trapping for Biochemical Imaging
2011 Feb 28 - 16:00 Colloquium Dr. Qi Wen, University of Pennsylvania Nonaffine deformation and nonlinear elasticity in biological materials
2011 Feb 15 - 15:30 Colloquium Dr. Hendrick de Haan Nanopores and Nanoparticles: The Technology of the Very Small for Biomedical Applications
2011 Apr 11 - 16:00 Colloquium Prof. Edward Brook Tiny bubbles: The history of greenhouse gases and climate from polar ice cores
2010 Nov 29 - 16:00 Colloquium Ethan Minot The Nobel Prize in Physics: Graphene
2011 Mar 7 - 16:00 Colloquium Dr. Martin Guthold, Wake Forest University Biophysical Applications of a Combined Atomic Force/Fluorescence Microscope Part 1: Blood clotting and NanoSelection® drug discovery
2011 Feb 17 - 14:00 Colloquium Dr. Michael Zwolak Rapid DNA sequencing via transverse electronic transport
2011 Feb 22 - 15:30 Colloquium Dr. Binquan Luan Base-by-base ratcheting of single-stranded DNA through a solid-state nanopore: toward low-cost and high-throughput sequencing of the human Genome
2011 Jan 10 - 16:00 Colloquium Prof. Ken Krane, OSU Physics Ernest Rutherford and the Discovery of the Nuclear Atom
2011 Mar 10 - 14:00 Colloquium Dr. Joshua Milstein, U. Michigan Switching Genes On and Off by Bending and Stretching DNA
2010 Oct 18 - 16:00 Colloquium Rachel E. Scherr, Hunter G. Close, Sarah B. McKagan, and Eleanor W. Close Using the body symbolically to understand physics
2010 Nov 1 - 16:00 Colloquium Michael Freitag, Oregon State University Centromeres of Neurospora: Maintenance and Inheritance governed by Heterochromatin
2010 Oct 27 - 16:00 Colloquium Brian LeRoy, University of Arizona Scanning probe microscopy of graphene
2011 Jan 24 - 16:00 Colloquium Michael Raymer, University of Oregon A Science Literacy Teaching Program Across Physics, Biology, Chemistry, and Geology
2010 Oct 4 - 16:00 Colloquium Shannon Boettcher, University of Oregon Structured Semiconductors for Solar Energy Conversion and Storage
2015 Jan 12 - 16:00 Colloquium Pavel Kornilovich, Hewlett Packard, Corvallis OR Stability of Fermion Clusters: Application to Cold Atoms and Unconventional Superconductivity