Past Events

2020

SWiP Presents: "Careers in Physics: Tech" Panel with Google

6:00–7:00 pm Google Meetings

SWiP will be hosting a webinar with panelists from Google. Tune in with us as we learn about what opportunities are available to physics bachelors degree-holders, industry applications and timelines, the speakers’ transitions from academia to industry, and more!

Oct 7

SWiP Presents: Study Buddy Speed Dating

3:00–5:00 pm Zoom

3 PM for 130s Students, 4 PM for 140s Students
Good study buddies are hard to find, even without online classes. That’s why we want to help you meet peers with whom you can conquer weekly psets! Join us for an opportunity to (virtually) mingle with students in your class and find people who match your study style and goals.

Oct 4

Student Activities Resource Fair (SARF)

3:30–4:30 pm Zoom

Come meet members of the SWiP leadership board and hear about what we do, what our upcoming events are, and how you can get involved.

Oct 2

Physics Colloquium

3:30–4:30 pm Zoom

When Photons Self-Organize: Mott Insulators and Laughlin States of Light
Jon Simon, University of Chicago
Host: Young-Kee Kim

Oct 1

PhD Thesis Defense: Zhaodi Pan

5:00–6:00 pm Zoom

A MEASUREMENT OF GRAVITATIONAL LENSING OF THE COSMIC MICROWAVE BACKGROUND USING SPT-3G

Sep 28

PhD Thesis Defense: Evan Shockley

12:00–1:00 pm Zoom

STUDY OF EXCESS ELECTRONIC RECOIL EVENTS IN XENON1T

Sep 28

Physics Colloquium

3:30–4:30 pm Zoom

Discovering the Highest Energy Neutrinos
Abigail Vieregg, University of Chicago

Sep 24

PhD Thesis Defense: Karthik Ramanathan

10:00–11:00 am Zoom

PARTICLES TAKING SELFIES: INVESTIGATIONS INTO LIGHT DARK MATTER USING SILICON CHARGE COUPLED DEVICES

Sep 21

Physics Colloquium

3:30–4:30 pm Zoom

Reverse engineering the astrophysical r-process with CARIBU
Guy Savard, Argonne National Laboratory and University of Chicago

Sep 10

Physics Colloquium

3:30–4:30 pm Zoom

Interferometric scattering enables label-independent feedback trapping of single nanoparticles
Allison Squires, University of Chicago (PME)

Aug 27