Physics Colloquia

 
Unless otherwise noted, Physics Colloquia are held every Friday, starting at 10:45 AM. (Refreshments available from 10:30 AM.)

2018 Fall Semester: COB2 170

  • 8/24 David Quint    {Biophysics} (UCM NSF CREST) --- Jing Xu
  • 8/31 Florian Berger    {Biophysics} (Rockefeller) --- Jing Xu
  • 9/7 Leily Kiani    {Optics} (LLNL) --- Jay Sharping
  • 9/14 Erik Luijten    {Soft matter} (Northwestern) --- Linda Hirst
  • 9/21 Zvonimir Dogic    {Soft matter} (UCSB) --- Linda Hirst
  • 9/28 Tammy Ma    {Plasma/NIF} (LLNL) --- Sai Ghosh
  • 10/5 Ryan Mcgorty    {Soft matter/Optics} (UCSD) --- Arvind Gopinath
  • 10/12 Vincenzo Vitelli    {Soft matter theory} (UChicago) --- Ajay Gopinathan
  • 10/19 Hakeem Oluseyi    {Astrophysics} (NASA Science Mission Directorate, Washington DC) --- Jennifer Lu
  • 10/26 Alex Rudolph (Cal Poly Pomona) --- Jay Sharping
  • 11/2 Andrew Wetzel    {Astrophysics} (UC Davis) --- David Strubbe
  • 11/9 Keith Brown    {Nanoscience} (Boston University) --- Mehmet Baykara
  • 11/16 Elena Koslover    {Biophysics} (UCSD) --- Ajay Gopinathan
  • 11/30 Justin Burton (Emory) --- Dustin Kleckner
  • 12/7 Undergrad Thesis Presentations

 

2018 Spring Semester: SSB 120

  • 1/19 James Palko - {Mechanical Engineering} (UCM) -- David Strubbe
  • 1/26 Venkatt Ayyaswamy - {Plasmas} (UCM)
  • 2/2 Babak Sanii - {Self Assembly} (Claremont College) --- Anand Subramaniam
  • 2/9 Alex Noy - {Bioelectronics and Nanofluidics} (UCM/LLNL)
  • 2/16 Victor Muñoz - {Biophysics} (UCM) 
  • 2/23 Robin Selinger - {Soft Matter} (Kent State) --- Linda Hirst
  • 3/2 Jennifer Lu - {Materials Science and Engineering} (UCM) --- David Strubbe
  • 3/9 Barbara Jacak - {Nuclear Physics} --- Kevin Mitchell   
  • 3/16 Linda Strubbe - {Physics Education} (Univ of British Columbia) --- David Strubbe
  • 3/23 - open - 
  • 3/30 César Chávez Holiday
  • 4/6 Joshua Casara - {Condensed-Matter Experiment} (UCM) --- Michael Scheibner
  • 4/13 Arvind Gopinath - {Bioengineering} (UCM) 
  • 4/20 Eric Dunham - {Geophysics} (Stanford) --- Jing Xu
  • 4/27 L. Mahadevan - {Soft Matter/Bio} (Harvard) --- Ajay Gopinathan
  • 5/4 Undergraduate Thesis Presentations - Lin Tian
     

2017 Fall semester: COB 263

 
2017 Spring semester

 
2016 Fall semester

 
2016 Spring semester

 
2015 Fall semester

  • 08/28 Alex Noy (UC Merced) --- Chien
  • 09/04 Francois Blanchette (UC Merced) --- Mitchell
  • 09/11 Vivek Shenoy (UPenn) --- Gopinathan
  • 09/18 Cecilia Leal (UIUC) ---Hirst
  • 09/25 Erwin Frey (LMU Munich) --- Gopinathan
  • 10/02 Fred Cooper (Santa Fe Institute) ---Chien
  • 10/09 Prof Liang-Chy Chien (Kent State) ---Hirst
  • 10/16 Richard Packard (UC Berkeley) --- Chien
  • 10/23 Mohammad Mofrad (UC Berkeley) ---Gopinathan
  • 10/30 --- No colloquium
  • 11/06 Prashant Nagpal (CU Boulder) --- Ghosh
  • 11/13 Tao Ye (UC Merced) --- Chien
  • 11/20 Joshua Shaevitz (Princeton) --- Gopinathan
  • 11/27 Thanksgiving holiday --- No colloquium
  • 12/04 Hernan Garcia (UC Berkeley)--- Gopinathan
  • 12/11 Undergraduate presentation

 
2015 Spring semester

  • 01/23 Nick Ouellette (Yale) --- Mitchell
  • 01/30 Michael Scheibner (UC Merced)
  • 02/06 Bin Liu (UC Merced) 
  • 02/13 Rajiv Singh (UC Davis) --- Gopinathan
  • 02/20 Michael Covin (UC Merced) 
  • 02/27 Anand Bala Subramaniam (UC Merced) 
  • 03/06 APS March Meeting --- No colloquium
  • 03/13 Cheo Park (NASA) --- Sharping
  • 03/20 Siyuan Han (U. Kansas) --- Lin
  • 03/27 Holiday --- No colloquium
  • 04/03 Jinghua Guo (LBNL) ---- Ghosh
  • 04/10 Michael Zwolak (NIST) --- Chien
  • 04/17 Omar Saleh (UCSB) --- Gopinathan
  • 04/24 Oscar Murrillo (NASA) ---  Sharping
  • 05/01 Orlando Guzman --- Ghosh
  • 05/08 Undergraduate presentations --- Sharping/Menke

 
2014 Fall semester

  • 08/29 Roland Winston (UC Merced) 
  • 09/05 Chen-Yen Lai (UC Merced) --- Chien
  • 09/12 Victor Munoz (UC Merced)
  • 09/19 Jian-Xin Zhu (Los Alamos National Lab) --- Chien
  • 09/26 Giacomo Vacca (Kinetic River Corp) --- Sharping
  • 10/03 Peter Fischer (LBNL/UC Santa Cruz) --- Ghosh
  • 10/10 Robin Selinger (Kent Sate) --- Hirst
  • 10/17 Graduate student presentation --- Chien
  • 10/24 Massimiliano Di Ventra (UC San Diego) --- Chien
  • 10/31 Tom Solomon (Bucknell University) --- Mitchell
  • 11/07 Jim Franson (UMBC) -- Sharping
  • 11/14 Chen-Lung Hung (Caltech/Purdue) --- Chien
  • 11/21 Suckjoon Kim (UCSD) - Gopinathan
  • 11/28 Thanksgiving holiday
  • 12/05 Senior Thesis presentations --- Senior Thesis coordinator
  • 12/12 Kerwyn Huang (Stanford) - Gopinathan
  • 12/19 Final exams (No colloquium)

 

Contact Us

Physics Department Chair
Ajay Gopinathan, Professor
 
Physics Graduate Group Chair
Sayantani Ghosh, Professor
 
Physics Undergraduate Lead
Carrie Menke, Associate Teaching Professor
 
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Merced, CA 95343
 
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Centers and Institutes

CCBM: Center for Cellular and Biomolecular Machines

MACES: Merced nAnomaterials Center for Energy and Sensing

HSRI: Health Sciences Research Institute

UC Solar: UC Advanced Solar Technologies Institute

 

 
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