Fall 2017 Physics Seminar
Coordinator: Dr. Piotr Habdas
Date/Time: Wednesdays 3:35-4:25 pm in SC314A unless otherwise noted

Date Topic/Speaker
30 Aug. Opening Ceremony
6 Sept. Society of Physics Students meeting
13 Sept. No seminar – John P. McNulty Scholars Program 9th Annual Welcome Reception
20 Sept. No seminar
27 Sept. Michael Jenkins ‘19 – “Exploring YOLOs in pursuit of particle detection”
4 Oct. Miranda Mazzio ‘18 – “Investigating glassy states in dense colloidal suspensions”
11 Oct. “Neurobehavioral and biological consequences of inadequate sleep”
David Dinges, Ph.D.
Professor of Psychology and Psychiatry,
Chief, Division of Sleep and Chronobiology
Director, Unit for Experimental Psychiatry
Perelman School of Medicine
University of Pennsylvania
* in SC 200 – joint seminar with the Biology Department
18 Oct. The Annual McNulty Program Lecture Series
“Engineering tissues: inspiration from evolution”
Celeste Nelson, Ph.D.
Professor of Chemical and Biological Engineering and the Director of the Program in Engineering Biology
School of Engineering and Applied Science
Princeton University
* in SC 300
25 Oct. No seminar
1 Nov. Jamilyn Mooteb ’19 – “Exploring the giant clam’s symbiosis by looking at the organization of cells within the mantle tissue”
8 Nov. Rui Zhang ‘18 – “Force-induced diffusion in colloidal suspensions”
15 Nov. McGroddy Frontiers in Science Seminar Series (Chemistry)
Jill Bechtel Walker, Ph.D.
Principle Scientist
MedImmune, Gaithersburg, MD
* in SC 400
22 Nov. No seminar – Thanksgiving Break
29 Nov. “Phase oscillator models in mathematical neuroscience”
Alexander Urban, Ph.D.
Department of Physics
Saint Joseph’s University
6 Dec. Closing Ceremony


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