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Physics Division

Student Lunch Talks

Schedule for the 2020-2021 season

The student lunches are typically held on the third Wednesday of each month at noon. For the foreseeable future they are being held remotely via BlueJeans
Summer mini-series over the next approximately 7 weeks, held remotely via BlueJeans. unless otherwise noted, Each session is a double bill with two 20-25-min talks.
16 June 2020 (Tuesday)

Ben Kay (Physics), Probing the Atomic Nucleus at ATLAS
Peter Mueller (Physics), Sizing Atomic Nuclei with Laser Light

23 June 2020 (Tuesday)

John Greene (Physics), Accelerator Target Preparation
Matt Gott (Physics), Radiopharmacy and Isotope Production

30 June 2020 (Tuesday)

Adam Freese (Physics), QCD: The Colorful Theory of Quarks and Glue
Sylvester Joosten (Physics), Why is the Proton so Heavy?

7 July 2020 (Tuesday)

Melina Avila (Physics), Probing Stellar Reactions in the Laboratory
Jason Clark (Physics), How do you Weigh a Nucleus, eh?

10 July 2020 (Friday)

Seth Darling (Chemical Sciences and Engineering), The End Of Water As We Know It
Marco Rodrigues (Chemical Sciences and Engineering), Powering the Future

14 July 2020 (Tuesday)

Ben Blomberg (Physics), ATLAS in a Nutshell
Michael Carpenter (Physics), Using Gamma-Rays to Infer the Structure of Exotic Nuclei

17 July 2020 (Friday)

Haiping Xu (Chemical Sciences and Engineering), Highly Efficient Cu Single Atoms Catalyst for CO2 Electrochemical Reduction
Brian Phelan (Chemical Sciences and Engineering), Ultrafast Lasers and Time-Resolved Spectroscopy for Solar Energy Research 

21 July 2020 (Tuesday)

Trista Ng and Troy Petersen (Physics), Superconducting Cavities for Accelerators
Jose Martinez (Physics), Neural Networks for the Modeling and Control of Particle Accelerators

24 July 2020 (Friday)

Lindsey Bleem (High Energy Physics), Science from 90 South: The Big Bang, Dark Energy, and the South Pole (Special long-form talk, 45 mins)

28 July 2020 (Tuesday)

Jerry Nolen (Physics), Applying Physics to Killing Tumors
Amy Renne (Stevens Institute of Technology), Simulations of Electron and Ion Damage at the Cellular Level

End of summer mini-series
19 August 2020

Noemi Rocco, Detecting Neutrinos with Nuclei

Student Lunch Talks will resume later in 2021