Fall 2019 Physics Seminar
Coordinator: Dr. Piotr Habdas
Date/Time: Wednesdays 3:35-4:25 pm in SC314A unless otherwise noted

Date Topic/Speaker
28 Aug. Opening Ceremony
4 Sept. Society of Physics Students meeting
11 Sept. Fox Ryker ’23 – “Examining Developmental Antidepressant Exposure as a Possible Contributing Factor to ASD”
18 Sept. No seminar
25 Sept. “Photovoltaic energy conversion”
Aaron Fafarman, Ph.D.
Chemical and Biological Engineering
Drexel University
* in SC400
2 Oct. Brad Chandler, Allegheny Educational Systems, Inc. – Introduction to 3D printing
9 Oct. MCGRODDY FRONTIERS IN SCIENCE SEMINAR SERIES (CHEMISTRY)
“New Directions in Drug Discovery at Merck: Expanding Exploration of Chemical Space”
Emma Parmee, Ph.D.
Vice President, Head of Discovery
Merck & Co.
* in SC400
16 Oct. No seminar – Fall Break
23 Oct. MCGRODDY FRONTIERS IN SCIENCE SEMINAR SERIES (PHYSICS)
“From self-yielding to solidification: How extensile active gels tune their response to shear”
Daniel Blair, Ph.D.
Department of Physics
Georgetown University
*in SC300
30 Oct. Alex Manduca ’22 – “Simon’s Observatory and BLAST-TNG Star Camera”
6 Nov. Mark Scafonas ’01 – “Latent Heating as a Rossby Wave Source and the Implications for Warming Atmosphere”
13 Nov. No seminar
20 Nov. Ryan Armbruster ’20 – “Oxygen Binding in Perfluorocarbons – an NMR Study”
27 Nov. No seminar – Thanksgiving Break
4 Dec. Closing Ceremony

 

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