JMU Physics Department Seminar Schedule, Spring 2007
Seminars this semester will be in Room 2212 of the Physics/Chemistry Building



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JMU Physics Dept. Seminars this semester will meet either Thursday from 4:00-5:25 OR Friday from 3:35 pm to 4:45.  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 Scott Paulson by sending an email to paulsosa@jmu.edu.

Spring 2007 Seminars


Date

Speaker (Affiliation)

Title

Abstract/Bio/Website

Thursday 1/11

 

NO SEMINAR

 

Friday 1/19

Fred Lo (NRAO)

Megamasers, Hubble Constant and Dark Energy

Abstract/Bio

Tuesday 1/23

Klebert Feitosa (UPenn)

Steady State Foams: The Bubbly side of Soft Matter

Abstract

Thursday 1/25

Robert Deegan (Bristol)

Fingers and Holes in Shear Thickening Fluids

Abstract

Wednesday 1/31

Harold Butner (JMU)

Looking Behind the Curtain

Abstract

Thursday 2/1

Renee Fatemi (MIT)

Extracting the Gluon Piece of the Proton Spin Puzzle: New Results from the STAR Collaboration

Abstract

Friday 2/2

David Van Winkle (FSU)

"Soft Condensed Matter and Other Physics at Florida State University"

Abstract

Wednesday 2/7

Fred Gray (Pomona)

"Precision tests of fundamental physics using muons and

neutrinos"

Abstract

Thursday 2/8

Jennifer Hoffman (Berkeley)

"Polarization of Circumstellar Material Across the H-R Diagram"

Abstract

Monday 2/12

Markos Georganopoulos (UMBC)

"Breaking the Enigma of the X-ray Emission From Powerful Quasar Jets"

Abstract

Wednesday 2/14

Christine Russell (Cameron College)

X-Ray Metrology for Materials Characterization

Abstract

Thursday 2/15

Cristian Staii (Princeton)

"Using the Atomic Force Microscope to Design Protein Biosensors"

Abstract

Thrusday 2/22

No Seminar

 

 

Thursday 3/1

No Seminar

 

 

Thursday 3/8

Spring Break

NO SEMINAR

 

Thursday 3/15

No Seminar

 

 

Thursday 3/22

Bill Ingham

Introduction to Library Project

 

Thursday 3/29

D. Brian Walton (JMU)

"Noise---Work With It, Not Against It"

Abstract

Thursday 4/5

NCUR practice talks

JMU students

 

Friday 4/6

John Hemminger

"Composition and Chemistry of the Liquid/Vapor Interface of Aqueous Solutions:  Implications for the Chemistry of Aerosols in the Troposphere"


Thursday 4/12

 

 

 

Thurs/Fri 4/18-19

392 class

Library project presentations

 

 

Other JMU Science and Technology Seminars:

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