JMU Physics Department Seminar Schedule, Spring 2017
Seminars this semester will be in EnGeo 1210 (formerly HHS 1210) ---NOTE: NEW ROOM

Past Seminars            

 

JMU Physics Dept. Seminars this semester will meet Thursday from 12:30-13:45.  NOTE NEW TIME.

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 2017 Seminars


Date

Speaker (Affiliation)

Title

Host/Contact

Abstract


Thursday 01/12

Harold Butner
Ilarion Melnikov
JMU

No Seminar
Class will meet


Thursday 01/19

Harold Butner
JMU

No Seminar
Class will meet


Thursday 01/26

Michael Erickson
Lehigh University

Conjugation Length Dependence
of the Third-Order Polarizability
of Small Donor-Accepted Substituted Molecules

G. Scarel


Thursday 02/02

Emma Oxford
JMU Libraries

The Resource Letter

Juniors Only

H. Butner


Thursday 02/09

Stefanie Milam
Deputy Project Scientist for Planetary Science
James Webb Telescope
NASA Goddard

Innovative Science
with
JWST

H. Butner


Thursday 02/09

Stefanie Milam
Deputy Project Scientist for Planetary Science
James Webb Telescope
NASA Goddard

Searching for Our Molecular Origins

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

S. Virani


Thursday 02/16

No Seminar


Thursday 02/23

Emma Oxford
JMU Libraries

Exploring Scientific Ethics

Only P492 Students (Seniors) Meet

H. Butner


Thursday 03/02

Alexander Elahi
Logan University

TBA

C. Hughes


Thursday 03/09

Spring Break
No Seminar


Thursday 03/16

APS Meeting
No Seminar


Saturday 03/18

JMU Physics
Undergraduates

Undergraduate Research Symposium

I. Niculescu


Thursday 03/23

Shane Davis
University of Virginia

TBA - Black Hole Research

H. Butner


Thursday 03/30

James Hanna
Virginia Tech

TBA

K. Feitosa


Thursday 04/06

Maura McLaughlin
West Virginia University

Fast Radio Bursts

H. Butner


Thursday 04/06

Maura McLaughlin
West Virginia University

Seeing in the Dark
Using Nature's Celestial Clocks

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


Thursday 04/13

Susan Lehman
Wooster University

TBA

C. Hughes


Thursday 04/20

Jessika Rojas
VCU

TBA

A. Banu


Thursday 04/27

Sean Scully
JMU

TBA

H. Butner


Thursday 05/04

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