JMU Physics Department Seminar Schedule, Spring 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.
NOTE NEW TIMES.

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 2018 Seminars


Date

Speaker (Affiliation)

Title

Host/Contact

Abstract


Thursday 01/11

TBA

Polymers Out of Equilibrium:
Perturbations due to Stress
and Geometric Confinement

K. Feitosa


Tuesday 01/16

TBA

An Impactful Experiment:
Penetration and Drag in Granular Media

Note: Special Time and Day

K. Feitosa


Thursday 01/18

TBA

The Physics of Solid/Liquid Interfaces
in Renewable Energy Technologies

K. Feitosa


Tuesday 01/23

TBA

The Physics of Fast, Elastic Energy Release
in Biological and Synthetic Systems

Note: Special Time and Day

K. Feitosa


Thursday 01/25

Alyssa Valcourt
JMU Libraries

The Resource Letter

P392 Students Only


Thursday 02/01

Alyssa Valcourt
JMU Libraries

Exploring Scientific Ethics

P492 students only


Thursday 02/08

Dong Zhang
Univ. of Virginia

Galaxy Evolution and Galactic Winds

K. Fukumura


Thursday 02/15


No Seminar


Thursday 02/22


No Seminar


Friday 02/23

Mariama Rebello de Sousa Dias
Univ. of Richmond

Bimetallic nanostructures for nanophotonics

C. Hughes

Abstract


Thursday 03/01


TBA


Thursday 03/08

Spring Break
No Seminar
Week of March APS Meeting


Thursday 03/15

Dan Boye
Davidson College

TBA

C. Hughes


Thursday 03/22

Anthony Chieco
Univ. of Penn

TBA

K. Feitosa


Friday 03/23

Ani Aprahamian
Notre Dame

TBA


Keynote Address for URS

A. Banu


Saturday 03/24

JMU Physics
Undergraduates

Undergraduate Research Symposium

Special Time and Day: Saturday 8:30am - 1:00pm
Special Location: NTelos Room (ISAT 259)

I. Niculescu


Thursday 03/29

Hugon Karwowski
UNC

TBA

A. Banu


Thursday 04/05


TBA


Thursday 04/12

Marc Currie
NRL

TBA

G. Scarel


Thursday 04/19


TBA


Thursday 04/26

Gabriel Niculescu
JMU

TBA
May involve robots...

H. Butner


Thursday 05/03

End Of Semester

Finals Week (from 04/28 till 05/04)
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