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Fall 2014 - Colloquium Schedule


Speaker and Talk Title


August 26
Peter Ungaro, President and Chief Executive Officer
Cray Inc
Abstract Title:“Fusion of Supercomputing, Scientific Applications, and Big Data”
Yogendra Gupta
September 2
Matthew Hedman, Department of Physics, University of Idaho
Abstract Title: Kronoseismology: Using Saturn's rings to constrain the planet's internal structure
Michael Forbes
September 9

Ruprecht Machleidt, Department of Physics, University of Idaho
Abstract Title: Recent Advances in our Understanding of Nuclear Forces

Michael Forbes
September 16
John D. Sethian, Naval Research Laboratory's (NRL's) Plasma Physics Division
Abstract Title:KrF Lasers, Direct Drive, and Inertial Confinement: A path to clean fusion energy PDF
Yogendra Gupta
September 23
Ann McEvoy, Application Engineer, GE Healthcare
Abstract Title: Super-Resolution Microscopy and the Graduate Experience
September 30

Kenneth J. Roche, PNNL and Department of Physics, University of Washington
Abstract Title: Time-Dependent Superfluids with High Performance Computing

Michael Forbes
October 7
Ursula Fittschen, Department of Chemistry, Washington State University
Abstract Title: Micro X-ray fluorescence in total reflection X-ray fluorescence and energy storage research
Brian Collins
October 14
Geoffrey Lovelace, California State University, Fullerton
Abstract Title: Numerical simulations of merging black holes and neutron stars for gravitational-wave astronomy
October 21
Isaac Silvera, Department of Physics, Harvard University
Abstract Title: Pressing for Metallic Hydrogen
Yogendra Gupta
October 28
Boris Blinov, Department of Physics, University of Washington
Abstract Title:Making MUSIQC: Modular Universal Scalable Ion trap Quantum Computer
Michael Forbes
November 4
Sabrina Leslie, Department of Physics, McGill University
Abstract Title: How to get into that “room at the bottom” of DNA analysis
Michael Forbes
November 11

Veteran's Day

November 18
Dennis McNabb, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
Abstract Title:Plasma Nuclear Science:  Nuclear Science in Hot, Dense, and Dynamic Laboratory Plasmas
Michael Forbes
November 25
No Colloquium - Thanksgiving Break
December 2
Roberto Morandotti, Institut National de la Recherche Scientifique,
Montreal, Canada
Abstract Title: Novel integrated devices based on nonlinear frequency generation

Colloquia are held on Tuesdays at 4:10 pm in Webster 17 on the Pullman campus of Washington State University, unless otherwise noted.

Come meet the speaker over coffee & cookies at 3:45 pm in the foyer on the Ground floor above the lecture hall.

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