Department of Physics & Astronomy

Fall 2014 Colloquia

Colloquia generally start at 4:05 PM with refreshments being served at 3:50.
Past Colloquia: F08 S09 F09 S10 F10 S11 F11 S12 F12 S13 F13 S14 <\tr>
9/8 SFSU Faculty mini-talks
9/15 SFSU Faculty mini-talks
09/22 Jin Zhang, UC Santa Cruz
Novel Optical Properties of Plasmonic Metal Nanomaterials for Chemical Sensing and Cancer Therapy: A Case Study of Hollow Gold Nanospheres
Abstract
09/29 Claire Poppett, Lawrence Berkeley National Lab
Dark Energy Spectroscopic Instrument: Probing dark energy with optical fibers and 5000 robots
Abstract
10/06 Steve Howell, NASA Ames Research Center
A New High-Resolution Imaging View of Exoplanet Host Stars
Abstract
10/13 Jonathan Pelz, Ohio State University
Using time-resolved Scanning Kelvin Probe Microscopy to identify and localize electronic traps in AlGaN/GaN High Electron Mobility Transistors
Abstract
10/20 Suvrath Mahadevan, Penn State University
In Quest of Low Mass Planets in the Habitable Zones of M dwarfs
Abstract
10/27 Christopher White, Illinois Institute of Technology
Recent Results and Future Prospects for Neutrino Physics.
Abstract
11/03 Adrian Brown, SETI Institute
The recent discovery of the mineral talc on Mars and what it means for a second genesis on our neighbouring planet
12/08 Edward F. (Joe) Redish, University of Maryland
How should we think about how our students think?
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