JMU Physics Seminar Schedule


JMU Physics Department Seminar Schedule, Spring 2012
Seminars this semester will be in Room 2212 of the Physics/Chemistry Building

Past Seminars            

 

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 Harold Butner by sending an email to butnerhm@jmu.edu.

Spring 2012 Seminars


Date

Speaker
Affiliation

Title

Host

Abstract

Thursday 01/12


No
Seminar

Tuesday 01/17

Sharon Loverde
University of Pennsylvania

Multiscale Simulation
to
Advance Micellar Drug Delivery

S. Scully

Abstract

Wedesday 01/18

Steven Whisnant JMU

Photonuclear Physics at JMU
Madison Scholar Lecture

ISAT/CS 259 (nTelos) room - 5 pm

Friday 01/20

Stella Offner
Harvard-Smithsonian
Center for Astrophysics

Shining Light
on
Star Formation

S. Scully

Abstract

Tuesday 01/24

Keigo Fukumura
NASA Goddard

Black Hole Physics
Accretion and Outflows under Strong Gravity

S. Scully

Abstract

Friday 01/27

Yasmeen Shorish
JMU

Resource Guide/Library Instruction
ECL 3313 at 3:30 pm

(Juniors Only)

H. Butner

Thursday 02/02

Harold Butner
JMU

What is this thing called
'LaTeX'?

Abstract

Thursday 02/07


No
Seminar

Tuesday 02/14

Deepshikha Shukla
JMU


Impressionism in Nuclear Physics

Note
Tuesday 4pm PC 2212

M. Mattson

Friday 02/17

Elizabeth Jeffery
JMU

Nature's Stellar Laboratory
Studying Stellar Evolution with Star Clusters

M. Mattson

Thursday 02/23

Yelena Prok
Christopher Newport University

Spin Physics with CLAS
at Jefferson Lab

M. Mattson

Friday 02/24

David Leisawitz
NASA Goddard

NASA's WISE
Eyes the Infrared Sky

Friday 3:30pm

H. Butner

Thursday 03/01

Week of APS Meeting

(@Boston)

No
Seminar

Thursday 03/08

Spring Break

No Classes This Week - No Seminar

Thursday 03/15

Dereth Drake
University of Iowa

Martian Atmospheric Entry Plasma

M. Mattson

Abstract

Friday 03/16

Harold Scott Coombe
ONR

Navy Power, Energy, and Energy Conversion
Science and Technology

Keynote Address
Physics and Astronomy
Undergraduate Research Symposium
Friday - 3:30 pm

G. Scarel

Saturday 03/17

JMU Undergraduates

JMU Physics & Astronomy
Undergraduate Research Symposium

Highlands Room (Festival)
9:00am-1:00pm

I. Niculescu

Abstracts

Friday 03/23

Graham Peaslee
Hope College

Ion Beam Analysis
and
Environmental Applications of Nuclear Physics

A. Banu

Abstract

Thursday 03/29

No Seminar

Monday 04/02

Jarrett Lancaster
New York University

Thermalization and Relaxation in One-Dimensional Quantum Systems

Joint Seminar with SMLC

A. James

Friday 04/06

Hans Robinson
Virginia Tech

Resonant plasmonics for nonlinear optics
and other applications

C. Constantin

Thursday 04/12

Jerrold Floro
UVA

Striving to form
crystal-like arrays of Ge quantum dots:
Cat-Herding at the Nanoscale

C. Constantin

Abstract

Thursday 04/19

Nicholas Ouellette
Yale University

Coherent Structures in Fluid Flow

B. Utter

Abstract

Friday 04/20

Gary Rubloff
University of Maryland

Nanostructures for Energy

G. Scarel

Thursday 04/26

Tom Statler
Division of Astronomical Sciences, NSF
and
Astrophysical Institute
Ohio University

Spinning Little Asteroids
Up and Down

A. Constantin

Abstract

Thursday 05/03

End Of Semester

Finals Week (from 04/28 till 05/04) - No Seminar

 

 

 

Other JMU Science and Technology Seminars:

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