Events list for the academic year starting September, 2018

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Harold Steinacker
Tue, 2018-09-04 12:30 - 13:30
String Theory Seminars
Hennings 318
Quantized comological spacetimes and higher spin gauge theory in the IKKT model
Mirko Miorelli (TRIUMF)
Thu, 2018-09-06 14:00 - 15:00
TRIUMF Talks
TRIUMF Auditorium
Electromagnetic probes represent a fundamental tool to study nuclear structure and dynamics. The perturbative nature...
Pisin Chen (Nat. Taiwan Univ.)
Thu, 2018-09-06 16:00 - 17:00
Department Colloquia
Hennings 201
In spite of the remarkable physics revolutions made in the 20th century, it is surprising to realize that only 5% of...
Francois Bouchet (Institut d'Astrophysique de Paris)
Mon, 2018-09-10 15:00 - 16:00
Astronomy Colloquia
Hennings 318
Cosmology enjoyed a remarkable development over the last century. Astronomical observations revealed that galaxies like...
Pr. Marcel Franz from UBC
Thu, 2018-09-13 02:00 - 03:00
Condensed Matter Seminars
AMPL 311
Inclusion of topological phenomena in condensed matter physics over the past 10 years ushered a revolution in this...
HUAI-CHE (KEN) YEH
Thu, 2018-09-13 12:00 - 14:00
Grad Theses
CEME 1210
Abstract: We study the noncommutative geometry associated to matrices of N quantum dots in the matrix models. The...
Sarah Keller (Univ. Washington)
Thu, 2018-09-13 16:00 - 17:00
Department Colloquia
Hennings 201
(No prior knowledge of biology is required for this talk!) For decades, scientists have argued about how living cell...
Francois Bouchet
Fri, 2018-09-14 18:00 - 19:00
Public Events
UBC Life Building
Dr. Francois Bouchet will describe current observations that precisely constrain the nature of the Cosmos in which we...
Jean-Luc Margot (Dept. Earth, Planetary & Space Sciences Dept. Physics & Astronomy, UCLA)
Mon, 2018-09-17 15:00 - 16:00
Astronomy Colloquia
Hennings 318
Profound developments in our understanding of the Earth, Moon, and other planetary bodies have been enabled by rotation...
Dr. Alberto Nocera, Research Associate at SBQMI
Thu, 2018-09-20 14:00 - 15:00
Condensed Matter Seminars
Hennings 318
Over the past decade, Resonant Inelastic X-Ray Scattering spectroscopy (RIXS) has been established as a powerful...
Robert Caldwell (Dartmouth)
Thu, 2018-09-20 16:00 - 17:00
Department Colloquia
Hennings 201
The Cosmic Gravitational Wave Background (CGB) is a hypothesized relic radiation field that, if detected, would give us...
Andrea Bellini (Space Telescope Science Institute)
Mon, 2018-09-24 15:00 - 16:00
Astronomy Colloquia
Hennings 318
With the advent of the Gaia mission, astrometry is experiencing a renaissance. Although Gaia will make important...
Stéphane Ouvry, Université Paris Sud
Thu, 2018-09-27 14:00 - 15:00
Condensed Matter Seminars
AMPL 311
I will first give a review of the thermodynamics of the anyon model and the Lowest Landau Level (LLL) anyon model (i.e...
Brad Filippone (Caltech)
Thu, 2018-09-27 14:00 - 15:00
TRIUMF Talks
TRIUMF Auditorium
Symmetry principles are basic tenets for our theory of fundamental interactions. While they have been essential in...
Nancy Forde (SFU)
Thu, 2018-09-27 16:00 - 17:00
Department Colloquia
Hennings 201
Our group is investigating the mechanics of a key structural protein, collagen, which is comprised of three chains that...
Holger Baumgardt (University of Queensland)
Mon, 2018-10-01 15:00 - 16:00
Astronomy Colloquia
Hennings 318
Lincoln D. Carr, Colorado School of Mines, Golden, Colorado, USA
Wed, 2018-10-03 15:00 - 16:00
AMO Seminars
Henn 318
There are now over 300 quantum simulators on at least 10 separate architectures with long coherence times and...
TBD
Corinne Manogue (Oregon)
Thu, 2018-10-04 16:00 - 17:00
Department Colloquia
Hennings 201
Mon, 2018-10-08 15:00 - 16:00
Astronomy Colloquia
Stay home if you can
Bill Louis (Los Alamos National Laboratory)
Wed, 2018-10-10 14:00 - 15:00
TRIUMF Talks
TRIUMF Auditorium
The MiniBooNE experiment at Fermilab observes an excess of 460.5+-99.0 nue CCQE candidate events in the 200 < E...
Bill Louis (LANL)
Thu, 2018-10-11 16:00 - 17:00
Department Colloquia
Hennings 201
The LSND and MiniBooNE short-baseline neutrino experiments have provided evidence for neutrino oscillations at a mass...
TBD
Toby Brown (MxMaster)
Mon, 2018-10-15 15:00 - 16:00
Astronomy Colloquia
Hennings 318
Andy Bunn (Western Washington University)
Thu, 2018-10-18 16:00 - 17:00
Department Colloquia
Hennings 201
Jessie Christiansen (Caltech, NASA Exoplanet Science Institute)
Mon, 2018-10-22 15:00 - 16:00
Astronomy Colloquia
Hennings 318
Prineha Narang (Harvard)
Thu, 2018-10-25 16:00 - 17:00
Department Colloquia
Hennings 201
Marcel Pawlowski (UC Irvine)
Mon, 2018-10-29 15:00 - 16:00
Astronomy Colloquia
Hennings 318
Erich Mueller (Cornell)
Thu, 2018-11-01 16:00 - 17:00
Department Colloquia
Hennings 201
Physicists have been exploring techniques for the controlled manipulation of large collections of quantum objects.  A...
Nina Hernitschek (Caltech)
Mon, 2018-11-05 15:00 - 16:00
Astronomy Colloquia
Hennings 318
Every night, telescopes around the world obtain a flood of new data as parts of deep and wide surveys. This amount of...
Kari Dalnoki-Veress (McMaster)
Thu, 2018-11-08 16:00 - 17:00
Department Colloquia
Hennings 201
The physics of soft materials is distinct from hard matter, as the weaker intermolecular bonds can result in a large...
Mon, 2018-11-12 15:00 - 16:15
Astronomy Colloquia
Where you choose to observe
TBD
Ian Fisher (Stanford)
Thu, 2018-11-15 16:00 - 17:00
Department Colloquia
Hennings 201
Megan Ansdell (Berkeley)
Mon, 2018-11-19 15:00 - 16:15
Astronomy Colloquia
Hennings 318
Megan Ansdell (UC Berkeley)
Mon, 2018-11-19 15:00 - 16:00
Astronomy Colloquia
Hennings 318
Megan Ansdell (UC Berkeley)
Mon, 2018-11-19 15:00 - 16:00
Astronomy Colloquia
Hennings 318
Doug Altshuler (UBC Zoology)
Thu, 2018-11-22 16:00 - 17:00
Department Colloquia
Hennings 201
My research program is motivated by fascination with bird flight. My laboratory group uses a multi- disciplinary...
Michael Cushing (University of Toledo)
Mon, 2018-11-26 15:00 - 16:15
Astronomy Colloquia
Hennings 318
TBD
Michael Cushing (Toledo & Ritter Planetarium)
Mon, 2018-11-26 15:00 - 16:00
Astronomy Colloquia
Hennings 318
Michael Cushing (U. Toledo)
Mon, 2018-11-26 15:00 - 16:00
Astronomy Colloquia
Hennings 318
David Jaffray (Toronto)
Thu, 2018-11-29 16:00 - 17:00
Department Colloquia
Hennings 201
Kevin France (University of Colorado Boulder)
Mon, 2018-12-03 15:00 - 16:15
Astronomy Colloquia
Hennings 318
TBD
Kevin France (Colorado)
Mon, 2018-12-03 15:00 - 16:00
Astronomy Colloquia
Hennings 318
Kevin France (Colorado)
Mon, 2018-12-03 15:00 - 16:00
Astronomy Colloquia
Hennings 318
Chris Waltham (UBC)
Thu, 2018-12-06 16:00 - 17:00
Department Colloquia
Hennings 201
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