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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
ColloquiumHans Geiger and the Birth of Modern Physics
Prof. Kenneth Krane
Colloquium
SeminarHans Geiger and the Birth of Modern Physics
Seminar
Colloquium"Disruptive" vs. state-of-the-art solar photovoltaic technologies?
Dr. Dirk Weiss, Head of Technology Assessment, First Solar, Inc.
Colloquium
ColloquiumNobel Prize in Physics 2022: Entangled States – From Theory to Technology
Prof. David McIntyre, Oregon State University
Colloquium
ColloquiumPhysics Colloquium
Prof. Kenneth Krane
Colloquium
SeminarAPS March Meeting Pre-Departure Talks
Graduate Students
Seminar
ColloquiumMetastable qubits and motional state interferometers in trapped-ion systems
Prof. David Allcock (University of Oregon)
Colloquium
ColloquiumImaginary Mechanics from Spring Networks to Polymers
Prof. Jayson Paulose from University of Oregon
Colloquium
SeminarSeminar - Physics Education Research
Dr. Patti Hamerski
Seminar
SeminarSeminar - Physics Education Research
Dr. Doris Li
Seminar
General EventWomen Rock at Science
General Event
SeminarWIC Thesis Fair
Seminar
SeminarSeminar - Physics Education Research
Dr. Dina Alaee Zohrabi
Seminar
SeminarSeminar - Physics Education Research
Dr. Alex Werth
Seminar
SeminarSeminar - Physics Education Research
Dr. Mike Vignal
Seminar
ColloquiumNobel Prize in Physics 2022
Prof. David McIntyre, Oregon State University
Colloquium
SeminarTBA
Dr. Karen Fonseca Romero, the National University of Columbia.
Seminar
M.S. DefenseDesigning Exciton Polariton Properties in Organic Semiconductor Microcavites
Roshell Lamug
M.S. Defense
SeminarSupermassive Black Hole Binaries and Where to Find Them
Dr. Bence Bécsy, Oregon State University [Siemens Group]
Seminar
ColloquiumHow Random Are Quantum Random Numbers?
Prof. Maximilian Schlosshauer, University of Portland
Colloquium
ColloquiumFrom a Grain of Sand to a (Quantum) Bit of Information
Jim Clarke, Director of Quantum Hardware Intel Labs
Colloquium
ColloquiumDeveloping and utilizing computational physics approaches to study biology problems
Prof. Lin Li, University of Texas at El Paso
Colloquium
ColloquiumPresentation: Developing and Utilizing Computational Physics Approaches to Study Biology Problems
Colloquium
ColloquiumThe Heavyweight W boson - an Upset to the Standard Model of Particle Physics
Prof. Ashutosh Kotwal, Duke University
Colloquium
SeminarTBA (W-mass) [Colloquium and SSO]
Prof. Ashutosh Kotwal, Duke University
Seminar
ColloquiumTBA (event to be confirmed)
Prof. Ashutosh Kotwal, Duke University
Colloquium
ColloquiumPursuing quantum spin liquids in the van der Waals material a-RuCl3
Prof. Erik Henriksen, Washington University in St Louis
Colloquium
ColloquiumWhat Is a Single Molecule, and What Can You Do With It?
Prof. W.E. Moerner, Stanford University
Colloquium
SeminarCoupling time-reversed systems: PT symmetry in quantum and classical domains
Prof. Yogesh Joglekar, Indiana University–Purdue University Indianapolis
Seminar
General EventSPS Fall Welcome Back!
General Event
ColloquiumState of the Department and Welcome New Students
Davide Lazzati
Colloquium
M.S. DefenseComputational Analysis of Dimerization in Tetracene Derivatives
Evan Lambertson
M.S. Defense
Senior ThesisSenior Thesis Presentations II
PH403 Seniors
Senior Thesis
M.S. DefenseAustin Naylor MS defense
Austin Naylor
M.S. Defense
SeminarThe evolution of relativistic jets through the magnetized medium produced by the fusion of two neutron stars
Leonardo Garcia
Seminar
Ph.D. DefenseApplication and Validation of Geant4 Modeling for Optimization of Complex Structures for Fast Neutron Detection
Jacob Capps
Ph.D. Defense
Senior ThesisSenior Thesis Presentations I
PH403 Seniors
Senior Thesis
Senior ThesisLocating and Observing Pulsars for Use in Gravitational Wave Detection
Ian Diaz
Senior Thesis
Senior ThesisEstimating Basal Conditions of Hiawatha Glacier Using Reflector Slopes
Georgia Carroll
Senior Thesis
Senior ThesisAnalysis of Radio Signals for New Pulsar Detection
Jaden Downing
Senior Thesis
SeminarTowards Carbon Neutrality: How Electrochemical Energy Storage and Conversion Systems Can Help?
Zhenxing Feng
Seminar
ColloquiumChaotic advection and fractal generation in 2D active nematics
Kevin Mitchell, University of California, Merced
Colloquium
General EventStudent lunch with Kevin Mitchell
Students
General Event
Senior ThesisMeasuring Bubble Pressure in Glacier Ice
Cameron Clonch
Senior Thesis
Senior ThesisRegulation of Microtubule Dynamics by Engineered Kinesin-14 Motors
Emily Eagen
Senior Thesis
SeminarSpectroscopic observations and modeling of solar flares
Vanessa Polito
Seminar
ColloquiumVibronic Couplings in Singlet Fission and at Interfaces
Professor Yi Rao, Utah State
Colloquium
ColloquiumOn W-mass measurements and what they mean
Heidi Schellman, Oregon State University
Colloquium
SeminarPhosphorene and its Heterostructures: A First-Principles Study on Properties and Applications
Sumandeep Kaur
Seminar
ColloquiumDynamics of Quantum Systems in Resonant Optical Cavities
Maxim Sukharev, Arizona State University
Colloquium