JMU Physics Department Seminar Schedule, Fall 2018
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.

Fall 2018 Seminars



Date

Speaker (Affiliation)

Title

Host/Contact

Abstract


Thursday 08/30


Jacob Brown 

(JMU)

JMU Physics Safety Day 

 Jacob Brown 



Thursday 09/06

Chris Hughes 

(JMU) 

Junior/Senior Advising 

(Students Only) 

 C. Hughes 



Thursday 09/13

Alyssa Valcourt (JMU) 

Research Tools/Annotated Bibliography 

(Students Only) 

 A. Valcourt 



Thursday 09/20

Bonnie Rae Moore (JMU CAP) 

Career and Academic Planning 

(Students Only) 

 C. Hughes



Thursday 09/27

Peter Cho 

(NSWC) 

Why Unmanned Systems?


 G. Scarel


Abstract



Thursday 10/04

Hans Olson 

(UVa) 

Nanoscale Heat Transfer at the ExSiTE Lab


 C. Constantin


Abstract



Thursday 10/11

Nick Swyane 

(JMU)

The Secret Classes of JMU X-Labs

 C. Constantin


Abstract



Thursday 10/18

Craig Wheeler 

(U. of Texas)

The Betelgeuse Project 

 A. Constantin


Abstract



Thursday 10/18

Craig Wheeler 

(U. of Texas)

''Shaking the Universe''  

Free Public Talk
John C. Wells Planetarium Series
7 pm - Memorial Hall

 A. Constantin


Abstract



Friday 

10/26

Jacob H. Forstater

(Merck & Co.)

Immobilized Biocatalysis
Harnessing and Immobilizing Enzymes
for Industrial Drug Substance Manufacture

2018 JMU Physics Alumnus of the Year
Homecoming Seminar

 C. Hughes


Abstract



Thursday 11/01

Bret Crawford (Gettysburg College)

Bottles, Beams, and Beyond (?): Fundamental Physics with Neutrons

 A. Banu 


Abstract



Thursday 11/08


Giovanna Scarel

(JMU)

Nobel Prize Seminar 

Chris Hughes   




Thursday 11/15

& Friday 11/16

-

No Seminar
PHYS105 Lab Tours 

 Undergrad   

 Researchers

 and Faculty



Thursday 11/29

Anca Constantin (JMU) 

Do Dancing Galaxies Ignite New Growth Of Supermassive Black Holes?

 C. Hughes


Abstract


Thursday 12/06

Ilarion Melnikov (JMU) 

A look at the Calabi-Yau/Landau-Ginzburg correspondence

 C. Hughes


Abstract


 

Other JMU Science and Technology Seminars:

John C. Wells Planetarium

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