JMU Physics Department Seminar Schedule, Spring 2019
Seminars this semester will be in PC 2212

Past Seminars            

 

JMU Physics Dept. Seminars this semester will meet Thursday from 2:00-3:15pm or Friday at 3:30-4:45pm.
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.

Spring 2019 Seminars



Date

Speaker (Affiliation)

Title

Host/Contact

Abstract


Thursday 01/10


No Seminar

C. Hughes



Thursday 01/17

Alyssa Valcourt
JMU Libraries

Juniors Only 

The Resource Letter 

A. Valcourt 



Tuesday 01/22

TBA

Special Seminar

Note: Special Time and Day (Tuesday 2pm) Location: PC 2212

K. Fukumura



Thursday 01/24


TBA

Special Seminar

K. Fukumura



Friday 01/25

Alyssa Valcourt
JMU Libraries

Seniors Only

Exploring Scientific Ethics

A. Valcourt



Thursday 01/31

TBA

Special Seminar

K. Fukumura



Thursday 02/07


No Seminar




Thursday 02/14


No Seminar




Thursday 02/21


No Seminar




Thursday 02/28


No Seminar 





Thursday 03/07


Spring Break
No Seminar
Week of March APS Meeting




Tuesday 03/12

TBA

Special Seminar
Note: Special Time and Day (Tuesday 2pm)
Location: PC 2212

H. Butner


Thursday 03/14

Tatiana Niculescu
Office of Historic Alexandria
Alexandria Archaeology

Odd Bedfellows or Soul Mates?
Physics Applications in Archaelogy

A. Banu

Abstract


Friday 03/15

TBA

Seminar

H. Butner


Wednesday 03/20

TBA

Special Seminar
Note: Special Time and Day (Wednesday 2:30pm)
Location: PC 2212

H. Butner


Thursday 03/21

C. "Nat" Nataraj
Villanova University

Exploiting Nonlinear Dynamics for Fault Dynamics
in Engineering and Biomedical Systems

G. Scarel

Abstract


Friday 03/22

Jason Ybarra
Bridgewater College

Opportunities, Not Problems

Keynote Address for URS
Location: PC 2212 Time: 3:30pm

A. Constantin


Abstract


Saturday 03/24

JMU Physics
Undergraduates

Undergraduate Research Symposium

Special Time and Day: Saturday 8:30am - 1:00pm
Location: PC 2212

I. Niculescu



Tuesday 03/26

TBA

Special Seminar
Note: Special Time and Day (Tuesday 2pm)
Location: PC 2212

H. Butner


Thursday 03/28

Mohammad Ahmed
TUNL/HIGS 

Using Photons to Excite Protons and Nuclei:
Measuring Nucleon Polarizabilities and
Exploring Neutron Stars on Earth

A. Banu

Abstract


Thursday 04/04

Peter Becker
George Mason University 

Spectral Formation
in Accretion-Powered X-ray Pulsars:
An Application of Classical Analysis in Contemporary Astrophysics

K. Fukumura

Abstract


Thursday 04/11

Scooter Johnson
US Naval Research Laboratory

Using Aerosal Deposition
to Create Ceramic Films at Room Temperature
for Magnetic Device Applications

C. Constantin

Abstract


Thursday 04/18

Eileen Meyer
UMBC

The continuing mystery
of multiple spectral components in
Jets from Black Holes

A. Constantin

Abstract


Thurday 04/25


Seniors Only

LID Assessment

K. Feitosa



Thursday 05/02

End Of Semester

Finals Week (from 04/26 till 05/02)
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