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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
ColloquiumTBD
Eric Kuo (University of Pittsburgh)
Colloquium
OutreachPeriwinkle Family Science Night
Student and faculty volunteers
Outreach
General EventWeniger Block Party
General Event
SeminarAPS Practice: Field-Enhanced Exciton Dissociation in Carbon Nanotube Photodiodes, Universal interaction-driven gap in metallic carbon nanotubes
APS Speakers, Dan McCulley, Mitch Senger
Seminar
ColloquiumLong live long-lived supersymmetry --- CANCELLED DUE TO BAD WEATHER --- Rescheduled for June 3rd
Laura Jeanty (UofO)
Colloquium
SeminarInvestigations into the nature of magnetism in transition-metal-doped phthalocyanines
Dr. Zhengjun Wang, West Virginia University
Seminar
ColloquiumChemical and Physical Considerations in Producing a Cup of Coffee
Christopher Hendon (UofO)
Colloquium
SeminarDr. Scott Fisher
Dr. Scott Fisher, University of Oregon
Seminar
ColloquiumCancelled due to Weather
Suzanne Brahmia (UW)
Colloquium
General EventSecond Annual Departmental Dinner by PhIS
General Event
Special LectureModeling the Melt: What Math Tells Us About Disappearing Polar Sea Ice
Prof. Ken Golden
Special Lecture
ColloquiumDense Packing of Hard Particles
Yang Jiao (Arizona State U)
Colloquium
OutreachFranklin Family Science Night
Student and Faculty Volunteers
Outreach
SeminarWhere in the world are Heidi and Maggie: adventures in detectors at CERN
Heidi Schellman, Maggie Greenwood
Seminar
ColloquiumNobel Prize in Physics 2018: Optical Tweezers And Generation Of High-Intensity, Ultra-Short Optical Pulses
David McIntyre
Colloquium
Senior ThesisLahiru Fernando senior thesis presentation
Lahiru Fernando
Senior Thesis
ColloquiumImaging All the Sky All the Time in Search of Radio Exoplanets
Gregg Hallinan (Caltech)
Colloquium
M.S. DefenseJonathan Alfson, MS Defense
Jonathan Alfson
M.S. Defense
ColloquiumStudying X-ray Binaries and Neutron Star Interiors through Globular Clusters
Craig Heinke (Alberta, Edmonton)
Colloquium
Ph.D. DefenseAli Mousavian, PhD Defense
Ali Mousavian
Ph.D. Defense
General EventUndergrad physics majors talk about transition to industry
Chris May, Ally Mueller, Mattson Thieme
General Event
ColloquiumElectron videography . . . in the twinkling of an eye
Matthew Graham
Colloquium
OutreachDiscovery Days
Student and faculty volunteers
Outreach
OutreachDiscovery Days
Student and faculty volunteers
Outreach
ColloquiumKinesin-14s: Moving Into a New Paradigm
Weihong Qiu
Colloquium
ColloquiumTeaching Physics Sensemaking
Liz Gire
Colloquium
Special LectureThe Wei Family Private Foundation lecture: “Atomic Sandwich: Photonics and optoelectronics of two-dimensional materials"
Prof. Jie Shan, Cornell Applied Physics
Special Lecture
ColloquiumQuantitative Behavior: Understanding what animals do and how brains control them
Joshua W. Shaevitz (Princeton University)
Colloquium
ColloquiumRevisiting the mechanical feedback between tumors and their microenvironment
Bo Sun
Colloquium
ColloquiumHybrid Organic-Inorganic Halide Perovskites; Photovoltaics and Beyond
Professor Z. Valy Vardeny, University of Utah
Colloquium
M.S. DefenseDavid Rivella, MS Final Oral Exam
David Rivella
M.S. Defense
M.S. DefenseGreg Giesbers, MS Defense
Greg Giesbers
M.S. Defense
Ph.D. DefenseBethany Matthews, PhD Defense
Bethany Matthews
Ph.D. Defense
Ph.D. DefenseHeterojunction Assisted Impact Ionization at the ZnS/Si Interface and Cu10Te4S13 Photodiodes
Christopher Reidy
Ph.D. Defense
Ph.D. DefenseMechanics Controls Collective Cancer Invasion
Amani Alobadi
Ph.D. Defense
Ph.D. DefenseAmorphous TiO2: A thin film synthesis route to stabilization of metastable TiO2 brookite
James Haggerty
Ph.D. Defense
Senior ThesisSenior Thesis Presentations Part II
Senior Class 2018
Senior Thesis
M.S. DefenseAnalogues in thermodynamics: the Partial Derivative Machine and Legendre transformations
Michael Vignal
M.S. Defense
Senior ThesisSenior Thesis Presentations Part I
Senior class 2018
Senior Thesis
ColloquiumThe dynamics of students' engagement and persistence in science
David Hammer (Tufts)
Colloquium
Senior ThesisBroad Histogram Algorithm Comparison for the Square Well Fluid
Tanner Simpson
Senior Thesis
Ph.D. DefenseSingle-Molecule Characterization of the PAKRP@ Motility Mechanism
Allison Gicking
Ph.D. Defense
Senior ThesisUsing Divertor Strike Point Splitting to Understand Plasma Response and its Sensitivity to Equilibrium Uncertainty
Abraham Teklu
Senior Thesis
Senior ThesisRadial Velocity Profiles and Magnetic Field Probes for Hypervelocity Plasma Deflagration Jets
Jesse Rodriguez
Senior Thesis
Senior ThesisComputing Wavefunctions of Silicon Donor Qubits with Density Functional Theory
Yousif Almullah
Senior Thesis
ColloquiumBuilding Blocks of the Universe
Tim Andeen, University of Texas at Austin
Colloquium
SeminarMaster Degree Defense : Decoding Cancer Cell Body Language with Deep Learning
Chris Eddy
Seminar
Senior ThesisLocalized structures in a diffusive run and tumble model for M. xanthus
Patrick Flynn
Senior Thesis
Senior ThesisAnalysis of Upper Ocean Surface Wave Structure in the Bay of Bengal using χSOLO Floats
Matthew Ball
Senior Thesis
General EventSigma Pi Sigma Induction Ceremony
General Event