School of Physics, Astronomy and Computational Sciences Colloquia, Spring 2013

George Mason University

Thursday, 3:00-4:00 pm

Colloquia are held Thursdays at 3:00 to 4:15 pm at Art and Design Building (AD), Room 2003 (or specified below). Refreshments will be served at 2:45pm. Coordinators for spring 2013: Erhai Zhao, Ming Tian

Directions for visitors

Directions to the Fairfax campus of George Mason University can be found here.
Please refer to the campus map for parking at Shenandoah Parking Deck (formerly Sandy Creek), the SPACS main office at the 3rd floor of Planetary Hall (formerly Science and Tech I), and Art and Design Building.


Date Location Speaker Institution Title
Jan 24 AD 2003 Lawrence Fagg (Cancelled, no talk this week) Electromagnetism: Nature's force that shapes our lives
Jan 31 AD 2003 Lindsay LeBlanc NIST Exploring atom-light interactions for quantum simulation
Feb 7 AD 2003 Mario Gliozzi SPACS A unified view of black holes
Feb 14 AD 2003 Mohammad Hafezi Joint Quantum Institute Topological states of light in photonic devices
Feb 21 Research Hall 163
3:30pm - 4:45pm
Gerald Feldman George Washington University Collaborative group learning using the SCALE-UP pedagogy
Feb 28 AD 2003 Claudia Holland University Libraries You're publishing where? Open access journals and Mason's OA publishing fund
Mar 7 AD 2003 Shina Tan Georgia Tech Quantum behaviors of extremely cold atoms
Mar 14 No Colloquium -------Spring break-------
Mar 21 AD 2003 Robert Ehrlich SPACS Tales from the dark side: New evidence for tachyonic neutrinos
Mar 28 AD 2003 Laura Blecha University of Maryland The Search for Supermassive Black Hole Pairs (And Their Progeny)
Apr 4 AD 2003 Qiliang Li Volgenau School of Engineering Emerging nanomaterials for logic and memory device applications
Apr 11 AD 2003 Sanch Borthakur Johns Hopkins University The Circumgalactic Medium: The Hidden Gaseous Envelope Surrounding Galaxies
Apr 18 AD 2003 Edward Redish University of Maryland Rethinking Physics for Biologists: Adapting to a major new service course constituency
Apr 25 AD 2003 Frank Narducci Naval Air Systems Command High precision measurement of magnetic fields and field gradients using an atom interferometer
May 2 AD 2003 Paul Fendley University of Virginia Topological Quantum Computation