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Welcome to the Fermilab Colloquium Page
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Fermilab Colloquium Calendar 2014-2015
Lectures begin at 4:00 p.m. in 1 West

Orange titles are more technical; Green titles are less technical.

Date Speaker/Institute Title Host Abstract PDF Video
03 Sep 2014 Peter Graham
Stanford University
Gravitational Wave Detection with Atom Interferometry C. Stoughton Abstract PDF Video
10 Sep 2014 Christian Scherf
Institutional Awareness: Safety and Risk Management from Politics to Action P. Lebrun Abstract PPTX Video
17 Sep 2014 Hantao Ji
Princeton University
Laboratory Study of Angular Momentum Transport in Astrophysical Accretion Disks P. Lebrun Abstract PDF Video
24 Sep 2014 NOT HELD          
01 Oct 2014 NOT HELD          
08 Oct 2014 Venkat Selvamanickam
University of Houston
Note new time: 3:00 pm
Recent Advances in High Temperature Superconductors and Potential Applications P. Bhat Abstract PDF Video
15 Oct 2014 Michael Lubell
American Physical Society
From the Physics Trenches to the Political Swamp P. Bhat Abstract PPTX Video
22 Oct 2014 Jean Paul Allain
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Advanced adaptive nanomaterials under extreme conditions: current progress and challenges T. Sen Abstract PDF Video
24 Oct 2014 Special Colloquium: Graham Farmelo
Churchill College, University of Cambridge, UK
Paul Dirac - the theorist's theorist C. Quigg Abstract PPT Video
29 Oct 2014 NOT HELD          
05 Nov 2014 Christophe Grojean
Quo Vadis Higgs? B. Dobrescu Abstract PDF Video
12 Nov 2014 Junko Shigemitsu
Ohio State University
What Can Lattice Gauge Theory Do for You? C. Quigg Abstract PDF Video
19 Nov 2014 David Newell
Defining Fundamental Constants of Nature: The New SI P. Lebrun Abstract PDF Video
26 Nov 2014 Thanksgiving
No Colloquium
03 Dec 2014 Chris Quigg
Celebrating Quarkonium: The First Forty Years P. Bhat Abstract PDF Video
10 Dec 2014 NOT HELD          
17 Dec 2014 NOT HELD          
24 Dec 2014 Christmas Holiday No Colloquium        
31 Dec 2014 New Year's Holiday No Colloquium        
07 Jan 2015 Maria Michela Del Viva
University of Florence
Brain Mechanisms in Human Visual Processing and Data Acquisition in HEP P. Bhat/D. Glenzinski Abstract PPT Video
14 Jan 2015 Silvia Pascoli
Durham University
Neutrino Phenomenology: From Underground to the Skies D. Hooper Abstract PDF Video
21 Jan 2015            
28 Jan 2015 Claudia Alexander
Jet Propulsion Laboratory
Rosetta Comet Chaser at Landing, and Starting its Orbit Mission V. Scarpine Abstract   Video
04 Feb 2015 Peter Markowitz and Xavior Cortada
Florida International University
and Michael Hoch, CERN
Art@CMS as a Vehicle for Education and Outreach P. Bhat Abstract   Video
11 Feb 2015 Jacob Bean
University of Chicago
Exoplanets in HD D. Hooper Abstract PPTX Video
18 Feb 2015 Matthew Tirrell
Director of the Institute of Molecular Engineering, University of Chicago
Engineering from the molecular level up: Building a new approach to engineering research and education P. Bhat Abstract PPTX Video
25 Feb 2015 Colloquium Held on Thursday, 26 February No Colloquium Today        
26 Feb 2015 Leonard Feldman
Rutgers University
SPECIAL COLLOQUIUM - NOTE NEW DATE: On-going Electronic Materials Revolution D. Glenzinski / Y. Shin Abstract PPT Video
04 Mar 2015 Timothy Cohen
Princeton University/Institute for Advanced Study
The Higgs Mass, Top Partners, and the LHC D. Hooper Abstract PDF Video
11 Mar 2015 No Colloquium Today          
18 Mar 2015 Phillipe Masson
University of Houston
Superconductivity as the Enabling Technology for All-Electric Aircraft L. Cooley Abstract PPTX Video
25 Mar 2015 Marc C. Ross
SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory
LCLS-II: A CW Free-Electron Laser based on 1.3 GHz TESLA Superconducting RF Technology L. Cooley Abstract PPT Video
01 Apr 2015 Paolo Gondolo
University of Utah
Direct Dark Matter Searches: Status and Implications D. Lincoln Abstract    
08 Apr 2015 Cynthia Boggs
Argonne National Laboratory
Highly Enriched Uranium Transparency Program R. Tesarek Abstract    
15 Apr 2015 Richard Haier
UC Irvine
Seeing Intelligence at Work in the Brain D. Lincoln Abstract    
22 Apr 2015 A. Douglas Stone
Yale University
Einstein and Quantum Mechanics: Its Not What You think M. Albrow      
29 April 2015            
06 May 2015 Eric Braaten
The Ohio State University
TBA D. Hooper      
13 May 2015 John Carlstrom
KICP, University of Chicago
Physics and Cosmology with the Cosmic Microwave Background D. Hooper      
20 May 2015 Robert Fefferman
University of Chicago
Some Hopefully Harmonious Topics from Harmonic Analysis: Singlular Integrals, Classical and Modern P. Bhat      
27 May 2015 Daniel Einsenstein
Harvard University
TBA D. Hooper      
03 Jun 2015 William Freeman
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Amplifying Tiny Changes with Ultrafast Video M. Albrow      
10 Jun 2015 Fermilab Users Meeting - No Colloquium          
17 June 2015 Gennady Shvets
The University of Texas at Austin
Advanced Structure- and Plasma-Based Accelerators T. Sen      
24 June 2015 Brian Odom
Northwestern University
Adding Trapped Molecules to the Quantum Toolkit C. Stoughton      
01 Jul 2015            
08 Jul 2015            
15 Jul 2015            
22 Jul 2015            
29 Jul 2015            
05 Aug 2015            
12 Aug 2015 Elijah Wolfson
TBA D. Lincoln      
19 Aug 2015            
26 Aug 2015            

Last Updated 31 March 2015

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