JMU Physics Department Seminar Schedule, Fall 2016
Seminars this semester will be in EnGeo 1301 (formerly HHS 1301)

Past Seminars            

 

JMU Physics Dept. Seminars this semester will meet either Thursday from 3:30-5:00 OR Friday from 3:30 pm to 5:00.  Guests from the outside community are welcome to attend.  They should procure a parking tag at 540-568-3300, or park in metered spaces in the university lots. If you would like to be added to or removed from the email list, notify Harold Butner by sending an email to butnerhm@jmu.edu.

Fall 2016 Seminars


Date

Speaker (Affiliation)

Title

Host/Contact

Abstract


Thursday 09/01

Harold Butner
JMU Physics

Welcome Back
Towards the Future
(Junior/Senior Advising)


Thursday 09/08

-CAP-
Career and Academic
Planning
JMU

Two Words: Think Ahead!
Resources JMU can offer you...
(Junior/Senior Advising)

H. Butner


Thursday 09/15

Justin Finke
NRL

Gravitational Waves from Merging Black Holes
and
the Connection to Black Holes
in Ultraluminous X-Ray Sources

S. Scully

Abstract


Friday 09/23

Emma Oxford
JMU Libraries

Research Tools
The Annotated Bibliography
(for students only)


Thursday 09/29

JMU Physics Students

Summer Internships

H. Butner


Thursday 10/06

Sean McWilliams
West Virginia University

Direct Observation of Gravitational Waves
from a Black-Hole System
with Advanced LIGO

H. Butner


Thursday 10/06

Sean McWilliams
West Virginia University


The Dawn of Gravitational Wave Astronomy

John C. Wells Planetarium Science Series 7pm - Wilson Hall - Public Talk

S. Virani


Thursday 10/13

Daniel Rayneau-Kirkhope
Aalto University

TBA

M. Dias


Thursday 10/20

Christine Helms

TBA

C. Hughes


Friday 10/28

TBA

JMU Physics Alumnus of the Year
Class of XXXX

C. Hughes


Tuesday 11/01

Marco Bersanelli
University of Milano


Science from the Planck Mission

Special time

G. Scarel


Tuesday 11/01

Marco Bersanelli
University of Milano


The First Light in the Universe

John C. Wells Planetarium Science Series 7pm - Wilson Hall - Public Talk

S. Virani


Thursday 11/03

TBA
JMU

TBA

Seminar on 2016 Nobel Prize in Physics

H. Butner


Thursday 11/10

Shou Chen
University of Houston

TBA

H. Butner


Thursday 11/17

No Seminar

Go to the Labs instead!

Students Explore the Research Labs

All PHYS 105 students and other interested students
visit the Physics Research Labs
and see what your fellow students are working on!

Juniors
&
Seniors


Thursday 11/24

Thanksgiving Break
No Seminar


Thursday 12/01

Alberto Accardi
Hampton University \&
Jefferson Lab

TBA

I. Niculescu


Thursday 12/08

Keigo Fukumura
JMU Physics

TBA

H. Butner


Thursday 12/15

End Of Semester

Finals Week (from 12/12 till 12/16)
No Seminar

Good Luck on Finals!

 

Other JMU Science and Technology Seminars:

John C. Wells Planetarium

Department of Biology
Department of Geology
Department of Chemistry
Department of Mathematics and Statistics