Granular Sand by Julien Chopin, PhD Candidate in Physics

Fall 2010 Clark Physics Colloquium Schedule

Wednesdays, 4:15 pm, Sackler Sciences Center, Room S-122 (unless otherwise noted)

Date Speaker Institution Title Host
September 1 Physics Welcome     Physics
September 8, 1 pm Robert Doyle Syracuse University Studying the biological properties of pyrophosphate complexes Physics & Chemistry
September 8, 4:15 pm Nadia Marino Syracuse University Coordination complexes incorporating pyrophosphate: structural analysis and magnetic properties. Abstract Physics & Chemistry
September 15 Jaegil Kim Boston University Enhanced sampling methods in complex energy landscapes Gould/Huo. Physics & Chemistry Departments
September 22, 1:15 pm, Lasry 237 Frank Fish West Chester University Tubercle Technology: Biomimetics and the Humpback Whale Flipper. Abstract Kudrolli
September 29 Michael Berhanu Clark University (2 short talks) Granular aggregates with capillary interactions & Seepage erosion of channels on a granular bed:  The influence of rainfall Kudrolli
October 6 Physics Department Meeting     Physics
October 13 Denis Donnelly Siena College The frequency structure of beats: When the mathematics fails Gould
October 20 John Valenza Schlumberger-Doll The effective mass of a granular medium: Implications for the attenuation of structure borne sound Kudrolli
October 27        
November 3, 1:30 pm, Lasry 237 John Bechhoefer Simon Fraser University How Randomness helps control the replication of DNA Mukhopadhyay
November 10 Marcie Black Bandgap Engineering Silicon Nanowire Solar Cells Agosta
November 17 Fred Green Clark University Entanglement and Its Uses, abstract Kudrolli
November 24 Thanksgiving Break      
December 1 Open House Open House for new Micro focus x-ray CT machine   Physics
December 8 Physics Dept./ Search Committee Meeting      
December 15 Fan Xiao Clark University/Ph.D. Dissertation Defense Magnetic Properties of Copper-Pyrazine Bridged 2D Quantum Heisenberg Antiferromagnets Landee/Turnbull
Thursday, December 16, 2:15 pm William Coniglio Clark University/Ph.D. Research Proposal Superconductivity and measurements near the Pauli paramagnetic limit Agosta