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Physics Division Colloquium

Schedule for the 2023-2024 season

Physics Division colloquia are held in person or in a hybrid format, in the 203 Auditorium and via Zoom, on Fridays at 11:00 a.m. Refreshments are served in the 203 Auditorium lounge at 10:30 a.m.
Date Title
15 September 2023 Simon Corrodi, High Energy Physics Division, Argonne National Laboratory
New Results from the Muon g-2 Experiment at Fermilab
Host: Tim Hobbs
22 September 2023 Srimoyee Sen, Iowa State University
Topological phases in quantum materials, QIS and lattice field theory (and QCD)
Host: Ian Cloët
29 September 2023 No colloquium this week
6 October 2023 NSAC Long Range Plan Satellite Event (starting 12:30 p.m.)
13 October 2023 Yong Zhao, Argonne National Laboratory
Imaging the Proton on a Euclidean Lattice
Host: Ian Cloët
20 October 2023 Nicolas Schunck, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
Towards Consistent Predictions of Nuclear Properties
Host: Matt Menickelly
27 October 2023 Ronald Garcia Ruiz, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Radioactive Atoms and Molecules for Fundamental Physics
Host: Peter Mueller
3 November 2023 Benjamin Nachman, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Re-imagining the search for fundamental interactions with machine learning
Host: Tim Hobbs
10 November 2023 No colloquium
17 November 2023 Laurent Chapon, Argonne National Laboratory
APS-U: Less Than 6 Months Before a New Era of Synchrotron Enabled Research in the U.S.
Host: Walter Reviol
24 November 2023 No colloquium, Thanksgiving
1 December 2023 No colloquium
2023 Fall Meeting of the APS Division of Nuclear Physics
Hawaii, 26 November-1 December, 2023 (tentative)
8 December 2023 Christoph Montag, Brookhaven National Laboratory
The EIC Accelerator - Design Highlights and Project Status 
Host: Brahim Mustapha
15 December 2023 Tanay Roy, Fermi National Laboratory
Building Qudit-Based Quantum Computing Architecture Using Superconducting Radio-Frequency Cavities
Host: Yang Zhou
22 December 2023 No colloquium, winter break
29 December 2023 No colloquium, winter break
5 January 2024 Guy Savard, Argonne National Laboratory & University of Chicago 
Floating Radioactive Ions, Beta Decay, and a Search for Physics Beyond the Standard Model
Host: Dariusz Seweryniak
12 January 2024 Elise Novitski, University of Washington
A New Approach to Measuring Neutrino Mass
Host: Leslie Rogers
19 January 2024 Corey Adams, Argonne National Laboratory
The Aurora Supercomputer
Host: Ian Cloët
26 January 2024 Brian Fields, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
Big-Bang Nucleosynthesis: The Dawn of Nuclear Physics in the Early Universe
Host: Melina Avila
2 February 2024 Philippe Masson, Advanced Magnet Lab
Reinventing Permanent Magnets for High Power Density Motors and Generators
Host: Ravi Gampa
9 February 2024 Adam McCaughan, National Institute of Standards and Technology
Development of a 400,000 Pixel Superconducting Single-Photon Camera 
Host: Whitney Armstrong
16 February 2024 Alessandro Lovato, Argonne National Laboratory, Physics
Variational Learning Quantum Wave Functions
Host: Ian Cloët
23 February 2024 Jocelyn Read, California State University, Fullerton
Nuclear Astrophysics with Gravitational Wave Observations
Host: Melina Avila Coronado
1 March 2024 (Hybrid / Speaker Remote) Anna-Christina Eilers, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
The Formation and Growth of Supermassive Black Holes
Host: Darek Seweryniak
8 March 2024 H. Thankful Cromartie, U.S. Naval Research Laboratory
Detecting Gravitational Waves With Pulsar Timing: Updates from NANOGrav and the IPTA
Host: Darek Seweryniak
15 March 2024 David Jenkins, University of York
Carbon Burning In Massive Stars
Host: Claus Müller-Gatermann
22 March 2024 Shelly Lesher, University of Wisconsin, LaCrosse
Workforce Development in the 2023 Long Range Plan
Host: Ian Cloët
29 March 2024 No colloquium, Easter

5 April 2024

No colloquium
APS April Meeting 2024
Sacramento, 6-9 April, 2024
12 April 2024 Alan Carr, Los Alamos National Laboratory
Manhattan: The View from Los Alamos of History’s Most Secret Project
Host: Fredrik Tovesson
19 April 2024 Laura Berzak Hopkins, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
Megajoule Fusion Yields at the National Ignition Facility
Host: Fredrik Tovesson
26 April 2024 David DeMille, University of Chicago & Argonne National Laboratory
TBA
Host: Peter Mueller
3 May 2024 Maria Zurek, Physics Division, Argonne National Laboratory
TBA
Host: Dariusz Seweryniak
10 May 2024

Jonathan L. Feng, University of California, Irvine
TBA
Host: Tim Hobbs

17 May 2024 Savanna Thais, Columbia University
TBA
Host: Leslie Rogers
24 May 2024 Dean Lee, FRIB, Michigan State University
TBA
Host: Matt Menickelly
31 May 2024 Benjamin Monreal, Case Western Reserve University
TBA
Host: Leslie Rogers
7 June 2024 James D. Whitfield, Dartmouth College
TBA
Host: Matt Menickelly