JMU Physics Department Seminar Schedule, Fall 2014
Seminars this semester will be in 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 2014 Seminars


Date

Speaker (Affiliation)

Title

Host/Contact

Abstract

Thursday 08/28

Harold Butner
JMU

Welcome Back
Towards the Future
(Junior/Senior Advising)

Friday 09/05

Jennifer Litwiller
Career and Academic
Planning (CAP)
JMU

Two Words: Think Ahead!

H. Butner

Thursday 09/11

Yasmeen Shorish
JMU Library

The Joys of Annonated Bibliographies

H. Butner

Thursday 09/18

No Seminar

Friday 09/26

Matthew McCleskey
Univ of MD - School of Medicine

Dose depth verification
in proton therapy
by means of prompt gamma imaging

A. Banu

Thursday 10/02

Gail Dodge
ODU

Investigating the Neutron
in
the Resonance Region

I. Niculescu

Thursday 10/02

Aaron Evans
University of Virginia

"Galaxy Collisions: Starbursts and Giant Black Holes"

Public Lecture
Location/Time: Wilson Hall at 7pm

H. Butner

Poster

Thursday 10/09

Nahum Arav
Virginia Tech

Kinetic Luminosity of Quasar Outflows
and
its Implications to AGN Feedback

A. Constantin

Abstract

Friday 10/17

Joshua Caldwell
NRL

Nanophotonics:
Manipulating Light at the Nanoscale

G. Scarel

Friday 10/24

Costel Constantin
Chris Hughes
JMU Physics

Blue Light Special
The Invention of Efficient Blue LEDs

2014 Nobel Prize Talk

H. Butner

Friday 10/31

Sharon Koh
NRL

From Organic Semiconductors to Energetic Materials:
Understanding how basic materials research affects everyday life

JMU Physics Alumnus of the Year
Class of 2002

S. Whisnant

Abstract

Thrusday 11/06

Rebecca Kamen
JMU Artist in Residence

Portal: Inner and Outer Space

A. Constantin

Friday 11/14

Michelle Shinn
JLab

Exploring the Nature of Matter
along
the High Intensity Frontier

I. Niculescu
G. Scarel

Thursday 11/20

Michael Solontoi
Lynchburg College

The Rise and Fall of Cosmology
in the Ancient World

Public Lecture
Location/Time: Wilson Hall at 7pm

S. Virani

Poster

Friday 11/21

Michael Solontoi
Lynchburg College

The Solar System
in the era of large scale surveys

H. Butner

Thursday 11/27

Thanksgiving

No Classes This Week - No Seminar

Thursday 12/04

Klebert Feitosa
JMU

Elastic and Plastic Deformations
Of
Bubbles Floating At An Air-Water Interface

H. Butner

Abstract

Thursday 12/11

End Of Semester

Finals Week (from 12/09 till 12/13)
No Seminar

Good Luck on Finals!

 

Other JMU Science and Technology Seminars:

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