Archive 2014-2015

Colloquium – Archive

Fermilab Colloquium Calendar 2014-2015

Lectures begin at 4:00 p.m. in 1 West

  Appropriate for physicists     Appropriate for all lab staff and members of the public
Date Speaker/Institute Title Host Abstract PDF Video
03 Sep 2014 Peter Graham
Stanford University
  Gravitational Wave Detection with Atom Interferometry C. Stoughton Abstract PDF Video
10 Sep 2014 Christian Scherf
  Institutional Awareness: Safety and Risk Management – from Politics to Action P. Lebrun Abstract PPTX Video
17 Sep 2014 Hantao Ji
Princeton University
  Laboratory Study of Angular Momentum Transport in Astrophysical Accretion Disks P. Lebrun Abstract PDF Video
24 Sep 2014 NOT HELD
01 Oct 2014 NOT HELD
08 Oct 2014 Venkat Selvamanickam
University of Houston
Note new time: 3:00 pm
  Recent Advances in High Temperature Superconductors and Potential Applications P. Bhat Abstract PDF Video
15 Oct 2014 Michael Lubell
American Physical Society
  From the Physics Trenches to the Political Swamp P. Bhat Abstract PPTX Video
22 Oct 2014 Jean Paul Allain
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  Advanced adaptive nanomaterials under extreme conditions: current progress and challenges T. Sen Abstract PDF Video
24 Oct 2014 Special Colloquium: Graham Farmelo
Churchill College, University of Cambridge, UK
  Paul Dirac – the theorist’s theorist C. Quigg Abstract PPT Video
29 Oct 2014 NOT HELD
05 Nov 2014 Christophe Grojean
  Quo Vadis Higgs? B. Dobrescu Abstract PDF Video
12 Nov 2014 Junko Shigemitsu
Ohio State University
  What Can Lattice Gauge Theory Do for You? C. Quigg Abstract PDF Video
19 Nov 2014 David Newell
  Defining Fundamental Constants of Nature: The New SI P. Lebrun Abstract PDF Video
26 Nov 2014 Thanksgiving
No Colloquium
03 Dec 2014 Chris Quigg
  Celebrating Quarkonium: The First Forty Years P. Bhat Abstract PDF Video
10 Dec 2014 NOT HELD
17 Dec 2014 NOT HELD
24 Dec 2014 Christmas Holiday No Colloquium
31 Dec 2014 New Year’s Holiday No Colloquium
07 Jan 2015 Maria Michela Del Viva
University of Florence
  Brain Mechanisms in Human Visual Processing and Data Acquisition in HEP P. Bhat/D. Glenzinski Abstract PPT Video
14 Jan 2015 Silvia Pascoli
Durham University
  Neutrino Phenomenology: From Underground to the Skies D. Hooper Abstract PDF Video
21 Jan 2015
28 Jan 2015 Claudia Alexander
Jet Propulsion Laboratory
  Rosetta Comet Chaser at Landing, and Starting its Orbit Mission V. Scarpine Abstract Video
04 Feb 2015 Peter Markowitz and Xavior Cortada
Florida International University
and Michael Hoch, CERN
  Art@CMS as a Vehicle for Education and Outreach P. Bhat Abstract Video
11 Feb 2015 Jacob Bean
University of Chicago
  Exoplanets in HD D. Hooper Abstract PPTX Video
18 Feb 2015 Matthew Tirrell
Director of the Institute of Molecular Engineering, University of Chicago
  Engineering from the molecular level up: Building a new approach to engineering research and education P. Bhat Abstract PPTX Video
25 Feb 2015 Colloquium Held on Thursday, 26 February No Colloquium Today
26 Feb 2015 Leonard Feldman
Rutgers University
SPECIAL COLLOQUIUM – NOTE NEW DATE:  On-going Electronic Materials Revolution D. Glenzinski / Y. Shin Abstract PPT Video
04 Mar 2015 Timothy Cohen
Princeton University/Institute for Advanced Study
  The Higgs Mass, Top Partners, and the LHC D. Hooper Abstract PDF Video
11 Mar 2015 No Colloquium Today
18 Mar 2015 Phillipe Masson
University of Houston
  Superconductivity as the Enabling Technology for All-Electric Aircraft L. Cooley Abstract PPTX Video
25 Mar 2015 Marc C. Ross
SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory
  LCLS-II: A CW Free-Electron Laser based on 1.3 GHz TESLA Superconducting RF Technology L. Cooley Abstract PPT Video
01 Apr 2015 Paolo Gondolo
University of Utah
  Direct Dark Matter Searches: Status and Implications D. Lincoln Abstract PDF Video
08 Apr 2015 Cynthia Boggs
Argonne National Laboratory
  Highly Enriched Uranium Transparency Program R. Tesarek Abstract PPTX Video
15 Apr 2015 Richard Haier
UC Irvine
  Seeing Intelligence at Work in the Brain D. Lincoln Abstract N/A Video
22 Apr 2015 A. Douglas Stone
Yale University
  Einstein and Quantum Mechanics: Its Not What You think M. Albrow Abstract PPTX Video
29 April 2015 Postponed No Colloquium this week
06 May 2015 Eric Braaten
Ohio State University
  Ultracold Atoms: How Quantum Field Theory Invaded Atomic Physics D. Hooper Abstract PDF Video
13 May 2015 John Carlstrom
KICP, University of Chicago
  Physics and Cosmology with the Cosmic Microwave Background D. Hooper Abstract PDF Video
20 May 2015 Robert Fefferman
University of Chicago
  Some Hopefully Harmonious Topics from Harmonic Analysis: Singlular Integrals, Classical and Modern P. Bhat Abstract
27 May 2015 Daniel Eisenstein
Harvard University
  Dark Energy and Cosmic Sound D. Hooper Abstract Video
03 Jun 2015 William Freeman
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  A big world of tiny motions M. Albrow Abstract Video
10 Jun 2015 No Colloquium
17 June 2015 Gennady Shvets
The University of Texas at Austin
  Advanced Structure- and Plasma-Based Accelerators T. Sen Abstract Video
24 June 2015 Brian Odom
Northwestern University
  Adding Trapped Molecules to the Quantum Toolkit C. Stoughton Abstract Video
01 Jul 2015 No Colloquium
08 Jul 2015 Harry McSween
University of Tennessee, Knoxville
  Asteroid Exploration by the Dawn Spacecraft C. Stoughton Abstract Video
15 Jul 2015 Allan Franklin
University of Colorado, Boulder
  Shifting Standards: Experiments in Particle Physics in the Twentieth Century D. Glenzinski Abstract Video
22 Jul 2015 Larry Weinstein
Old Dominion University
  Guesstimation: Solving the World’s Problems on a Cocktail Napkin P. Bhat Abstract Video
29 Jul 2015 Bina Venkataraman
The Broad Institute of MIT & Harvard
  Shaping Policy with Science: A Call to Action P. Bhat Abstract Video
05 Aug 2015 Joel Rynes
Department of Homeland Security (DHS) – Domestic Nuclear Detection Office (DNDO)
  Domestic Nuclear Detection Office’s Aproach to Detect Concealed Threats R. Kephart Abstract Video
12 Aug 2015 Elijah Wolfson
  Sex Cells D. Lincoln Abstract Video
19 Aug 2015 No colloquium
26 Aug 2015 No colloquium
02 Sep 2015 David Nygren
University of Texas at Arlington
  Searches for Neutrino-less Double Beta-Decay: a Decade of Discovery Ahead at the ton-scale? A. Para Abstract Video
09 Sep 2015 Scott Dodelson
  Cosmic Neutrinos A. Para Abstract Video
16 Sep 2015 Humphrey Maris
Brown University
  Electron Bubbles in Liquid Helium and Quantum Mechanics M. Albrow Abstract
23 Sep 2015 Vadim Banine
  EUV lithography: now and in the future A. Grassellino Abstract Video
30 Sep 2015 Ryan Campbell
  The Betz Prairie Turns 40 K. Yurkewicz Abstract Video
07 Oct 2015 John Grunsfeld
  NASA Missions in the 21st Century P. Bhat Video
14 Oct 2015 Michael Levin
University of Chicago
  The Puzzling Boundaries of Topological Quantum Matter D. Hooper Abstract Video
21 Oct 2015 James Hartle
University of California, Santa Barbara
  Einstein’s Vision and the Quantum Universe P. Bhat Abstract Video
28 Oct 2015 TBD
4 Nov 2015 Wendy Freedman
University of Chicago
  The Unexpected Universe: Measurements of Cosmological Parameters C. Stoughton Abstract Video
11 Nov 2015 Kathryn Zurek
LBL Berkeley
  New theories for dark matter: hunting beyond the WIMP D. Hooper Abstract Video
18 Nov 2015 Professor R. Rajaraman
Jawaharlal Nehru University, India
  The Rocky Road to Nuclear Zero M. Albrow/P. Bhat Abstract Video
25 Nov 2015 No collquium
02 Dec 2015
09 Dec 2015 Stephen Parke
  “The 2015 Neutrino Nobel Prize – a theoretical perspective” P. Bhat Abstract Video
16 Dec 2015 B. Flaugher, J. Fireman, M. Soares-Santos, J. Peoples   The Dark Energy Survey: the Movie C. Stoughton Abstract Video
23 Dec 2015 No colloquium
30 Dec 2015 No colloquium