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People gathered in a field for the 2017 eclipse.

The Oregon State University Physics Department has been host to many amazing events over the years. Learn more about our past events by exploring below.

DateTypeEvent
ColloquiumDr. Ryan Pensack, Boise State University
Dr. Ryan Pensack, Boise State University
Colloquium
ColloquiumYunker Lecture:
Prof. Chandralekha Singh, University of Pittsburgh, Physics
Colloquium
Yunker LectureYunker Lecture:
Prof. Chandralekha Singh, University of Pittsburgh, Physics
Yunker Lecture
ColloquiumTBA
Prof. Brandon Brown, University of San Francisco, Physics
Colloquium
ColloquiumProf. Katelyn Breivik, Carnegie Mellon
Prof. Katelyn Breivik, Carnegie Mellon, Physics
Colloquium
ColloquiumProf. Kayla Nguyen, University of Oregon
Prof. Kayla Nguyen, University of Oregon, Physics
Colloquium
ColloquiumProf. Zahra Hazari, Florida International University
Prof. Zahra Hazari, Florida International University
Colloquium
ColloquiumChemical Bonding? Playing catch with electrons!
Prof. John F. Wager, Oregon State Univsersity, School of EECS
Colloquium
ColloquiumReal-Space Superconductivity
Dr. Pavel Kornilovich, HP Corvallis and OSU Physics
Colloquium
SeminarTBD
Ethan Minot
Seminar
SeminarAstro Search
TBD
Seminar
SeminarAstro Search
TBD
Seminar
SeminarTBD
Alan Rempel
Seminar
ColloquiumLooking for Secrets in the Nonlinear Universe
Prof. Tom Giblin, Kenyon College
Colloquium
Open House, Senior ThesisUndergraduate Research Fair
Physics Research Groups for Undergraduate Research
Open House, Senior Thesis
ColloquiumAttosecond Science: Understanding the Physics behind the 2023 Nobel Prize
Prof. Yun-Shik Lee, Oregon State Physics
Colloquium
SeminarFun with Octonians
Corinne Manogue
Seminar
ColloquiumPlanning for learner variation in physics: leveraging education research and curriculum design
Prof. Daryl McPadden, Michigan State University
Colloquium
SeminarRaman gates in metastable trapped-ion qubits
Alex Quinn
Seminar
ColloquiumWhat Kind of a Beast Is It? The exceptional Lie Algebra e8 and the Standard Model of Particle Physics
Prof. Corinne Manogue, Oregon State University, Physics
Colloquium
SeminarProgram of Study Workshop for Grads
Noah Vaughn, Lupe MacIntosh, Kevin Dimmitt
Seminar
ColloquiumNeutron stars: a window into dense nuclear matter
Dr. Justin Ripley, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, Physics
Colloquium
SeminarInvestigating students’ perceived recognition from others in physics courses
Dr. Doris Li (she/her)
Seminar
Ph.D. DefenseMulticellular monolayer’s self-organization under external stimuli
Guanyu Li
Ph.D. Defense
ColloquiumImproving Student Learning: The Dual Roles of Conceptual Understanding and Reasoning Ability
Prof. Paula Heron, Physics, University of Washington
Colloquium
SeminarEvidence for a Stochastic Background of Gravitational Waves in the NANOGrav 15-yr dataset
Dr. Xavier Siemens (he/him/his)
Seminar
ColloquiumMaking sense of quantum mechanics with the languages of physics
Prof. Liz Gire, Oregon State Physics
Colloquium
SeminarMechanoresponsive Proteins: From molecular mechanisms towards applications in biology and materials science
Prof. Kerstin Blank
Seminar
SeminarEvidence for a binary black hole merger in an active galactic nucleus disk
Sophia Morton (she/her)
Seminar
ColloquiumThe 3D (Discovering, Decoding, and Directing) State Space of Cells
Prof. Bo Sun, Oregon State Physics
Colloquium
SeminarPhysics Pedagogy Series: Asking Good Questions in Class
Dr. Corinne Manogue (she/they) and Dr. Liz Gire (she/they)
Seminar
ColloquiumHow quantum mechanics can help cosmologists solve their problems
Prof. Craig Hogan, University of Chicago
Colloquium
SeminarFactors of Student Success in Computing and Physics
Dr. Patti Hamerski (she/her)
Seminar
ColloquiumUsing Photons to Understand and Change Defects in Semiconductors
Prof. Matthew McCluskey, Washington State, Physics
Colloquium
SeminarMINERvA's experience of cross-section extraction methods and NuXTract 2023
Noah Vaughn
Seminar
Yunker LectureYunker Lecture: Cell shapes keep cells in shape
Gaudenz Danuser
Yunker Lecture
SeminarPhysics Town Hall Meeting
Physics Graduate Student Council
Seminar
ColloquiumWelcome to the Department of Physics
Prof. Davide Lazzati, Department Head
Colloquium
General EventUndergraduate Senior Thesis Presentations
Physics Majors
General Event
OutreachLab tours for Wilsonville High School students
Outreach
General EventUndergraduate Senior Thesis Presentations
Physics Majors
General Event
OutreachSchool visit to Ashbrook Independent School
Outreach
M.S. DefenseTwo-dimensional materials: towards organic-inorganic hybrid heterojunctions
Vivek Jain
M.S. Defense
Ph.D. DefenseSinglet Fission Dynamics in Single-Crystal Organic Semiconductors (PhD Defense)
Gina Mayonado
Ph.D. Defense
M.S. DefenseTwo-dimensional materials: towards organic-inorganic hybrid heterojunctions
Vivek Jain
M.S. Defense
ColloquiumMesoscale scanning probes for studying interacting electrons in two-dimensional materials
Prof. Arthur Barnard (U of Washington)
Colloquium
ColloquiumCombining modeling and experiment to understand cell migration
Dr. Wouter-Jan Rappel from Department of Physics, University of California, San Diego
Colloquium
SeminarModeling the Binary SMBH Population: Linking Galaxy Observations to the nHz GW Background
Dr. Joseph Simon, UC Boulder
Seminar
Colloquium“Quantum alchemy” with two-dimensional materials
Prof. Matthew Yankowitz (Department of Physics, University of Washington)
Colloquium
ColloquiumSimulating excited-state processes in mesoscale molecular aggregates
Prof. Doran Raccah
Colloquium