Department Colloquia

Thursdays, 4:00 p.m., KPTC 106, 5720 South Ellis Avenue

Videos of the colloquia can be found at

Spring 2016 Colloquia

Date  Speaker/InstitutionTitle
March 31

Charles Kane
 University of Pennsylvania

Symmetry, topology and electronic phases of matter

April 7 Henry Kapteyn
University of Colorado

Practical ultrashort pulse tabletop "x-ray lasers," and their applications

April 14

Michelle Dolinski
Drexel University

Neutrino physics with EXO-200 and nEXO

April 21

Anna Grassellino
Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory

Physics and Material Science at the Heart of Modern Particle Accelerators: Limits and Promise of Superconducting Accelerator Technologies

April 28

Paul Sereno
University of Chicago

Functional modules in Vertebrate Evolution

 May 5

  Jesse Thaler
Massachusetts Institute of Technology(MIT)

Jet Substructure: Boosting the Search for New Physics at the LHC
May 12  Tadashi Tokeida
  University of Cambridge

A world from a sheet of paper

May 19

Paul Steinhardt
Princeton University

The Extraordinary Search for Natural Quasicrystals

May 26



June 2  Physics Student Awards

Physics Student Awards

Persons with disabilities may request assistance in advance from Shadla Cycholl 773-702-7006 or 
Tiffany Kurns 773-702-7019.