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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
ColloquiumSpin glasses, replicas and graphical models
Guenter Schneider, OSU Physics
Colloquium
SeminarHas life on Enceladus and Europa evolved biological rhythms? A survey of temperature-sensing genes in hydrothermal vent microbes
Rosalyn Fey
Seminar
ColloquiumOpening the Gravitational-Wave Window
Beverly Berger, LIGO Collaboration, Stanford University
Colloquium
SeminarTransparent Conductive Oxide based Integrated Photonic Devices
Alan Wang
Seminar
ColloquiumClimatic and Humanitarian Impacts of Nuclear War
Alan Robock, Rutgers University
Colloquium
ColloquiumCell language: The role of cell-environment communication in tumor invasion
Mingming Wu, Cornell University
Colloquium
ColloquiumModeling protostellar systems
Kathryn Hadley, OSU Physics
Colloquium
ColloquiumEffective Practices for Physics Programs: A Personal View of the EP3 Initiative
David Craig, OSU Physics
Colloquium
ColloquiumMonte Carlo Simulation at All Temperatures
David Roundy, OSU Physics
Colloquium
SeminarUncovering Sequence Features Associated with Ribosomal Dynamics
David Hendrix
Seminar
ColloquiumPhysics Town Hall
Grad Student Council (Jonathan Alfson, Pedram Esfahani, Jerry Sun)
Colloquium
ColloquiumState of the Department / Welcome & Introductions
Davide Lazzati, new grads
Colloquium
Ph.D. DefenseCrystallization and Growth of TiO2 Polymorphs from Pulsed Laser Deposited and RF-Sputtered, Amorphous Thin-Film Precursors
Okan Ağırseven
Ph.D. Defense
Ph.D. DefenseMorphodynamics of 3D Migrating Cancer Cells
Christopher Eddy
Ph.D. Defense
Ph.D. DefenseMonte Carlo Radiation Transfer Simulations of Gamma Ray Burst Prompt Emission
Tyler Parsotan
Ph.D. Defense
Senior ThesisSenior thesis presentations, Part II
PH403 seniors
Senior Thesis
Senior ThesisCancer Cell Detection with Mask R-CNN
Ryan Wong
Senior Thesis
M.S. DefenseAberration Correction of Optical Wavefronts with Sequential, Genetic, and Deep Learning Algorithms
Jesse Weller
M.S. Defense
Senior ThesisSenior thesis presentations, Part I
PH403 seniors
Senior Thesis
Ph.D. Defense(Opto)electronic Properties of Xylindein and Organic (Opto)electronic Devices
Gregory Giesbers
Ph.D. Defense
Senior ThesisIsolating Non-Blackbody Radiation Spectra from Low-Bandgap LEDs near Zero Bias
YiPeng Teo
Senior Thesis
Senior ThesisTwist in a Torus: Minimization of Nematic Configurations with Discontinuous Director Fields in Toroidal Coordinates
Trevor Reid
Senior Thesis
Seminar2 talks: Trevor Reid - Nematic Liquid Crystals and Nima Laal - NanoGrav
Travor Reid and Nima Laal
Seminar
ColloquiumFirst Results from the Muon g-2 Experiment at Fermilab
Tammy Walton (Fermilab)
Colloquium
Colloquium“Student Thinking about Measurements and Uncertainty in Physics.”
Gina Passante - Cal State Fullerton
Colloquium
ColloquiumDynamic Protein-Nucleic Acid Interactions One Molecule at a Time
Sharonda LeBlanc (North Carolina State University)
Colloquium
Ph.D. DefenseKinesin-14 Motors with Novel Motility Behaviors and Functions
Guangxi Feng
Ph.D. Defense
ColloquiumUnder pressure: How mechanical forces “shape” the function of membranes and proteins
Juan Vanegas (Vermont)
Colloquium
SeminarPhysics Demographics from the AIP reports: What physicists do (and how much they make)
Heidi Schellman, Janet Tate, Xavier Siemens
Seminar
ColloquiumFirst-principles modeling of optical properties of chromophores in the condensed phase
Tim Zuehlsdorff (OSU Chemistry)
Colloquium
SeminarHow I transitioned from academic to industry
Laura Sampson
Seminar
ColloquiumDisappearing stars without a trace: what is their maximum angular momentum?
Ariadna Murguia-Berthier (UCSC)
Colloquium
ColloquiumUnderstanding the Higgs Boson and Top Quark at the Large Hadron Collider
Peter Onyisi (University of Texas - Austin)
Colloquium
ColloquiumThe Perseverance Rover: First Results from Mars and Next Steps in the Search for Life Beyond Earth
Briony Horgan (Purdue)
Colloquium
Ph.D. DefenseCarbon nanotube photodiodes tuned by dielectric environment
Mitch Senger
Ph.D. Defense
Ph.D. DefenseExciton and Polariton Nature in Organic Crystals
Jonathan Van Schenck
Ph.D. Defense
M.S. DefenseOptical Characterization of a Novel Fungi-derived Red Pigment
Carter Webber
M.S. Defense
SeminarAPS practice talks
Graduate students: Okan Agirseven, Amit Bashyal, and Guangxi (Max) Feng, Guanyu Li
Seminar
M.S. DefenseApplicability of the Convergent Cross Map Causality Inference Method to Cell Communication Models
Brenden Greenwood
M.S. Defense
Senior Thesis E+A galaxy and spiral E+A galaxy candidates in the Hercules supercluster
Rosemary Williams
Senior Thesis
SeminarA Model for Binary Star Formation
Rebecka Tumblin, OSU Physics, UO Physics
Seminar
ColloquiumUnraveling phenotypic heterogeneity from live cell images using deep learning
Kwonmoo Lee (Boston Children Hospital and Harvard Medical School)
Colloquium
Ph.D. DefenseGreg Mulder, PhD Defense
Greg Mulder
Ph.D. Defense
M.S. DefenseIsabel Rodriguez MS Thesis Defense
Isabel Rodriguez
M.S. Defense
SeminarMonte Carlo Modeling of Gamma Ray Burst Prompt Emission
Tyler Parsotan
Seminar
ColloquiumQuantum Information Science approaches for physical science applications: motivation and challenges
Panagiotis Spentzouris (FermiLab)
Colloquium
SeminarTown Hall - Department and research updates
Heidi Schellman, Janet Tate, Ethan Minot, Oksana Ostroverkhova, Max Feng and Carly Fengel
Seminar
General EventUndergraduate Event: WIC Fair
Faculty
General Event
Ph.D. DefenseAmit Bashyal, PhD Thesis Defense
Amit Bashyal
Ph.D. Defense
ColloquiumMachine Learning enables a new view in the agriculture industry
Jennifer Hobbs
Colloquium