March 2017

March 1, 2017
10:30am Dissertation Defense: Jukka Vayrynen, Yale University, "Electron transport along the edge of a topological insulator"
1:00pm Atomic Physics Seminar: Michael Tarbutt, Imperial College London, "Molecules cooled below the Doppler limit"
1:00pm Dissertation Defense: Alexandru Bogdan Georgescu, Yale University, "New Methods and Phenomena in The Study of Correlated Complex Oxides"
March 2, 2017
1:00pm SEMINAR CANCELED: Nuclear Particle Astrophysics (NPA) Seminar: Laura Fabbietti, Technical University of Munich, "Hadrons interaction and consequences for neutron stars"
March 6, 2017
10:00am Dissertation Defense: Peiyuan Mao, Yale University, "Blazar Demographics: Intrinsic Properties of Jet-Dominated Active Galactic Nuclei"
3:30pm Physics Club: Dmitri Basov, University of Californa, San Diego/Columbia, "Quantum materials: insights from near field nano-optics"
March 7, 2017
12:00pm Weak Interaction Discussion Group (WIDG) Seminar: Estella Barbosa de Souza, Yale University, "COSINE-100 Background Simulation"
1:00pm Dissertation Defense: Mehmet Dogan, Yale University, "Ab initio studies of ferroelectric thin films"
2:30pm YCAA Seminar: "Star formation regulation (or not) by stellar feedback and its varied implications from galactic nuclei to high-redshift galaxies", Claude-André Faucher-Giguère, Northwestern University
March 8, 2017
1:30pm Biophysics Seminar: Sahand Jamal Rahi, The Rockefeller University, "Dynamics: Challenge and Tool for Understanding Living Systems"
March 9, 2017
1:00pm Nuclear Particle Astrophysics (NPA) Seminar: Georgia Karagiorgi, Columbia University, "Fishing for multiple sterile neutrinos and more at Fermilab’s Short Baseline Neutrino Facility"
3:30pm The Yale Physics Professional Development Organization (YPPDO) is hosting a town hall discussion
March 10, 2017
12:00pm Graduate Lunch Talk: Judith Hoeller, Yale University, "Topological Bloch oscillations"
1:30pm Biophysics Seminar: Armita Nour Mohammad, Princeton University, "statistical physics of molecular evolution: from gene regulation to the immune system"
March 15, 2017
2:30pm YCAA Seminar: "Star Formation Histories of Massive Quiescent Galaxies at z > 1", Helena Domínguez Sánchez - Observatoire de Paris & Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of Pennsylvania
March 21, 2017
2:30pm YCAA Seminar: "Signals from Cosmic Dawn", Anastasia Fialkov, Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics
March 27, 2017
3:30pm Physics Club: Helen Caines, Yale University, "Exploiting Data from RHIC and the LHC to Study the Quark Gluon Plasma"
March 28, 2017
12:00pm Weak Interaction Discussion Group Seminar: Mark Pepin, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, "Low-Mass WIMP-Search Results with the CDMS Low Ionization Threshold Experiment"
2:30pm YCAA Seminar:"ALMA Observations of Galaxy Evolution and Arp 220", Nick Scoville, Caltech
3:30pm Particle Theory Seminar: Jiang-Hau Yu (Amherst) "Nature of Higgs Boson: Little Hierarchy, Vacuum Stability and Electroweak Phase Transition"
March 29, 2017
11:00am YPPDO Workshop: Emma Ideal (Facebook, GRD '16) & Michel Trottier-McDonald (Opendoor), "From Physics to Data Science"
March 30, 2017
1:00pm Nuclear Particle Astrophysics (NPA) Seminar: Thomas Schaefer, North Carolina State University, "From cold atoms to hot quarks and gluons"
1:00pm Condensed Matter Seminar: Matthew Foster, Rice University - Universal transport at the edge: Disorder, interactions, and topological protection
March 31, 2017
12:00pm YQI Colloquium - Ivan Deutsch, Center for Quantum Information and Control, "The Power of Being Positive"
4:30pm Physics Club: Sohrab Ismail-Beigi, Yale University, "Playing with matter at the picoscale"