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Events Archive

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
ColloquiumNew Direct Electron Imaging Techniques for Quantum Materials
Prof. Kayla Nguyen, University of Oregon, Physics
Colloquium
ColloquiumProf. Nico Yunes, UIUC
Prof. Nico Yunes, UIUC
Colloquium
ColloquiumProf. Alan Wiseman, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee
Prof. Alan Wiseman, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee
Colloquium
General EventPhysics Department Walking Ceremony
Liz Gire
General Event
Ph.D. DefenseThe Thermodynamics and Kinetics of the Crystallization of Phase Change Materials
Izak McGieson
Ph.D. Defense
Senior ThesisFinal Thesis Presentations Part III
Various
Senior Thesis
ConferenceCommunication Seminar Mini-Conference
Communication course students
Conference
Senior ThesisFinal Thesis Presentations Part II - Cancelled
Various
Senior Thesis
Senior ThesisFinal Thesis Presentations Part 1
Various
Senior Thesis
General Event, SeminarElectronic Structure Poster Fair
Solid State Physics Students
General Event, Seminar
General EventDepartment Awards Picnic
General Event
ColloquiumYunker Lecture: Facilitating thinking and learning in and beyond the physics classrooms using research-based approaches
Prof. Chandralekha Singh, Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of Pittsburgh
Colloquium
Yunker LectureFacilitating thinking and learning in and beyond the physics classrooms using research-based approaches
Prof. Chandralekha Singh, Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of Pittsburgh
Yunker Lecture
ColloquiumSharing Our Science: Challenges and Opportunities in Communicating STEM
Prof. Brandon R. Brown, University of San Francisco, Physics and Astronomy
Colloquium
SeminarStudying Gamma-Ray Bursts Using COSI
Eliza Neights
Seminar
ColloquiumBinary evolution: a multi-messenger, multi-band puzzle
Prof. Katelyn Breivik, Carnegie Mellon University, Physics
Colloquium
SeminarSculpting the electrostatic landscape in quantum materials
Ethan Minot
Seminar
ColloquiumEVENT POSTPONED: New Direct Electron Imaging Techniques for Quantum Materials
Prof. Kayla Nguyen, University of Oregon, Physics
Colloquium
SeminarUndergraduate Physics Town Hall
SPS & PhIS
Seminar
ColloquiumSTEP UP: Supporting Teachers to Encourage the Pursuit of Undergraduate Physics for Women
Prof. Zahra Hazari, Florida International University
Colloquium
SeminarHow to Prepare for the Oral Preliminary Exam (including the paperwork)
Kevin Dimmit
Seminar
ColloquiumChemical Bonding? Playing catch with electrons!
Prof. John F. Wager, Oregon State University, School of EECS
Colloquium
SeminarPhysics Department Town Hall Meeting
Graduate Student Council
Seminar
ColloquiumReal-Space Superconductivity
Dr. Pavel Kornilovich, HP Corvallis and OSU Physics
Colloquium
SeminarNo PhysBit Today
None
Seminar
SeminarAstro Search
TBD
Seminar
ColloquiumProbing Cosmic Structure Evolution with Galaxy Clusters
Prof. Heidi Wu, Boise State University
Colloquium
ColloquiumNucleosynthesis and Transients from Cataclysmic Astrophysical Events
Dr. Sanjana Curtis, Dept of Astronomy, UC Berkeley
Colloquium
SeminarAstro Search
TBD
Seminar
ColloquiumInvestigating the gravitational-wave background from nHz to kHz
Dr. Patrick Meyers, Caltech
Colloquium
Ph.D. DefenseMechanics and Dynamics of Three-dimensional Cancer Tumors Invading in Extracellular Matrix
Austin Naylor
Ph.D. Defense
Ph.D. DefenseThe Amorphous-to-Crystalline Phase Transformation in Titanium-Containing Mixed Metal Oxides
Pritha Biswas
Ph.D. Defense
ColloquiumCosmic Song and Dance: Probing Supermassive Black Hole Binaries with Electromagnetic and Gravitational-wave Observations
Dr. Tingting Liu, West Virginia University
Colloquium
ColloquiumNumerical Relativity in the Era of High-Sensitivity Gravitational-Wave Observation
Dr. Deborah Ferguson, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
Colloquium
ColloquiumExploring the Origins of Supermassive Black Holes and their Cosmic Significance through Cosmological Simulations
Dr. Aklant Bhomwick, University of Florida
Colloquium
SeminarTBD
Alan Rempel
Seminar
ColloquiumLooking for Secrets in the Nonlinear Universe
Prof. Tom Giblin, Kenyon College
Colloquium
SeminarQuasars with Periodic Variability in Time Domain Surveys
Dr. Caitlin Witt from Northwestern University/ Adler Planetarium
Seminar
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