Colloquia and Talks
Colloquia and Talks
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Schedule of Past Colloquia and Talks

Date & Time
Speaker
Title
Location
Apr 17, 2014
10:30 AM
John deBruyn Craters in Granular Materials
(Condensed Matter Physics Seminar)
Stirling 401
Apr 10, 2014
10:30 AM
Mahi R. Singh The study of photon switching and sensing mechanisms in graphene nanocomposites
(Condensed Matter Physics Seminar)
Stirling 401
Apr 4, 2014
1:30 PM
Luke Chamandy Dynamo action in spiral galaxies
(Departmental Colloquium)
Stirling Hall, Lecture Theatre A
Apr 3, 2014
10:30 AM
Joseph Thwissen Spin transport in a unitary Fermi gas
(Condensed Matter Physics Seminar)
Stirling 401
Mar 28, 2014
1:30 PM
Prof. Raman Kashyap, FRSC Fun with Lasers and Sensors in the Fabulas Laboratory
(Departmental Colloquium)
Stirling Hall, Lecture Theatre A
Mar 27, 2014
10:30 AM
Benjamin Sussman Good Vibrations: Building Quantum Technologies in the Vibronic States of Molecules and Solids
(Condensed Matter Physics Seminar)
Stirling 401
Mar 26, 2014
11:30 AM
Bert Pablo TBD
(Astro/Particle Seminar)
Stirling 201
Mar 21, 2014
1:30 PM
Dr. Leslie Sage How to publish a paper in Nature
(Departmental Colloquium)
Stirling Hall, Lecture Theatre A
Mar 20, 2014
10:30 AM
Mohsen Kamandar Lossy pair-generation in coupled-cavity systems.
(Condensed Matter Physics Seminar)
Stirling 401
Mar 14, 2014
1:30 PM
Ramzi Jammal Fukushima Daiichi after the tsunami: a first hand review
(Departmental Colloquium)
Stirling Hall, Lecture Theatre A
Mar 13, 2014
10:30 AM
John deBruyn Craters in Granular Materials
(Condensed Matter Physics Seminar)
Stirling 401
Mar 12, 2014
12:30 PM
Noel Richardson Binary Effects and Properties of the Massive Luminous Blue Variables: Hints About A Rare Stage of Massive Star Evolution.
(Astro/Particle Seminar)
Stirling 201
Mar 7, 2014
1:30 PM
Vicky Kaspi The Hunt for Millisecond Pulsars
(Departmental Colloquium)
Stirling Hall, Lecture Theatre A
Feb 28, 2014
1:30 PM
Marc Dignam Modelling the Terahertz Response of Nanostructures
(Departmental Colloquium)
Stirling Hall, Lecture Theatre A
Feb 28, 2014
11:30 AM
Jaymie Matthews Transformer in space: A decade of science with the MOST space telescope
(Astro/Particle Seminar)
Stirling 201
Feb 24, 2014
11:30 AM
Marc Postman The Latest Results from the Cluster Lensing And Supernova Survey with Hubble
(Astro/Particle Seminar)
Stirling 201
Feb 14, 2014
1:30 PM
Karl Gebhardt Black Holes, Dark Matter, and Dark Energy through the Eyes of Texas
(Departmental Colloquium)
Stirling Hall, Lecture Theatre A
Feb 13, 2014
10:30 AM
Jack Sankey Laser-Enhanced Micromechanical Sensors
(Condensed Matter Physics Seminar)
Stirling 401
Feb 10, 2014
11:30 AM
Roberto Abraham Ultra-low Surface Brightness Imaging with Project Dragonfly
(Astro/Particle Seminar)
Stirling 201
Feb 7, 2014
1:30 PM
Wolfgang Rau tbd
(Departmental Colloquium)
Stirling Hall, Lecture Theatre A
Feb 5, 2014
2:30 PM
Cliff Burgess The Dog that Didn't Bark: The Cosmological Constant Problem and the Puzzle of Dark Energy
(CAP Lecture)
Stirling Hall Theatre D
Jan 31, 2014
1:30 PM
Maxim Pospelov Primordial Nucleosynthesis and Cosmological Lithium Problem
(Departmental Colloquium)
Stirling Hall, Lecture Theatre A
Jan 23, 2014
10:30 AM
Sabrina Leslie Visualizing DNA using Tunable Nanoscale Confinement
(Condensed Matter Physics Seminar)
Stirling Hall 401
Jan 17, 2014
1:30 PM
Peter Grutter Atomic Force Microscopy - much more than pretty images
(Departmental Colloquium)
Stirling Hall, Lecture Theatre A
Jan 16, 2014
10:30 AM
Stephen Morris "Consider the Icicle"
(Condensed Matter Physics Seminar)
Stirling 401
Jan 9, 2014
10:30 AM
James Forrest Surface properties of glassy materials
(Condensed Matter Physics Seminar)
Stirling 401
Dec 6, 2013
1:30 PM
Ken Clark Neutrinos on Ice
(Departmental Colloquium)
Stirling A
Dec 5, 2013
10:30 AM
Daniel James Some current problems in quantum optics and information
(Condensed Matter Physics Seminar)
Stirling 401
Nov 29, 2013
1:30 PM
Tigran Galstian The optical non reciprocity of the iridescent beetle's cuticle
(Departmental Colloquium)
Stirling A
Nov 22, 2013
1:30 PM
Prof. Ted Sargent Nanomaterials and devices for sustainable energy, imaging, and biosensing
(Departmental Colloquium)
Stirling A
Nov 22, 2013
10:30 AM
Michel Fich CCAT: The Next Generation Submillimeter Surveyer
(Astro/Particle Seminar)
Stirling 261
Nov 7, 2013
10:30 AM
Ravi Bhardwaj Light induced nanostructures in solids
(Condensed Matter Physics Seminar)
Stirling 401
Oct 25, 2013
1:30 PM
Dr. Keith Vanderlinde CHIME: 21cm and the Expanding Universe
(Departmental Colloquium)
Stirling A
Oct 24, 2013
10:30 AM
Christian Kessler Single-photon sources based on InP quantum dots
(Condensed Matter Physics Seminar)
Stirling 401
Jun 7, 2013
1:30 PM
Rob Scott Turbulence in the deep ocean
(Departmental Colloquium)
Stirling A
May 6, 2013
2:00 PM
Fabio Mantovani Geo Neutrinos
(Astro/Particle Seminar)
Stirling B
Apr 26, 2013
10:30 AM
Richard De La Rue Nanophotonic Structures for Sensing: Exploiting Photonic Crystal and Metamaterial Concepts
(Condensed Matter Physics Seminar)
Stirling 261
Apr 23, 2013
10:30 AM
Duncan O'Dell Quantum Catastrophes
(Condensed Matter Physics Seminar)
Stirling 501
Apr 11, 2013
10:30 AM
Tyler Shendruk Controlling Polyelectrolyte Brush Structure
(Condensed Matter Physics Seminar)
Stirling 501
Apr 5, 2013
1:30 PM
Mark Chen Striving for Normal: the Quest for Neutrino Mass
(Departmental Colloquium)
Stirling A
Apr 3, 2013
12:30 PM
Ben Oppenheimer Remote Reconnaissance of Exosolar Systems
(Astro/Particle Seminar)
Stirling 201
Mar 25, 2013
11:30 AM
David Schiminovich The Physical Drivers to Galaxy Scaling Relations
(Astro/Particle Seminar)
Stirling 201
Mar 22, 2013
1:30 PM
Natalia Toro Particle Dark Matter
(Departmental Colloquium)
Stirling A
Mar 21, 2013
10:30 AM
Ben Drevniok The More You Know: Using Simultaneous STM and nc-AFM to Discriminate Organic Molecules on Si(111)-7X7
(Condensed Matter Physics Seminar)
Stirling 501
Mar 15, 2013
1:30 PM
Tobin Filleter Unveiling the Mechanics of Nanostructures
(Departmental Colloquium)
Stirling A
Mar 8, 2013
1:30 PM
Doug Welch Light Echoes from Luminous Transients - An Exploration of Asymmetries and Time Evolution
(Departmental Colloquium)
Stirling A
Mar 1, 2013
1:30 PM
Prof. Osamu Ishihara Physics of Complex Plasmas
(Departmental Colloquium)
Stirling A
Feb 8, 2013
1:30 PM
Brian Frank Modeling, critical thinking, and problem solving in first year engineering
(Departmental Colloquium)
Stirling A
Jan 31, 2013
10:30 AM
Maikel C. Rheinstädter Frontiers in membrane biophysics
(Condensed Matter Physics Seminar)
Stirling 501
Jan 25, 2013
1:30 PM
Ricardo Izquierdo Enhanced photovoltaic conversion efficiency in bulk heterojunction solar cells by materials and device architecture engineering
(Departmental Colloquium)
Stirling A
Jan 21, 2013
12:30 PM
Thayne Currie Detecting and Characterizing Planets by Direct Imaging
(Astro/Particle Seminar)
Stirling 201
Jan 18, 2013
1:30 PM
Itay Yavin The search for Dark Matter's interactions with Matter
(Departmental Colloquium)
Stirling A
Jan 17, 2013
10:30 AM
Prof. Ian Hill Sustainable Materials for Next-Generation Solar Cells
(Condensed Matter Physics Seminar)
Stirling 501
Jan 10, 2013
10:30 AM
Hans-Peter Loock Chemical and mechanical sensing with optical resonators: microspheres and guitar pickups
(Condensed Matter Physics Seminar)
Stirling 501
Dec 14, 2012
1:30 PM
Joan Haysom Pathways for High Deployment of Photovoltaics - the roles of CPV, PV and the Community
(Departmental Colloquium)
Stirling A
Dec 7, 2012
1:30 PM
Jim Cline The many faces of dark matter
(Departmental Colloquium)
Stirling A
Dec 6, 2012
10:30 AM
Kevin Robbie TBA
(Condensed Matter Physics Seminar)
Stirling 501
Nov 30, 2012
1:30 PM
Alex Wright Taking a 'nu' Look : Studying Low Energy Solar and Terrestrial Neutrinos with Borexino
(Departmental Colloquium)
Stirling A
Nov 26, 2012
11:30 AM
Daniela Calzetti The Strengths and Weaknesses of Star Formation Rate Measurements
(Astro/Particle Seminar)
Stirling 201
Nov 22, 2012
10:30 AM
Aaron Ali Gigahertz Modulation of a Silicon Photonic Crystal
(Condensed Matter Physics Seminar)
Stirling 501
Nov 21, 2012
12:30 PM
Laurent Drissen SITELLE, a new Fourier transform spectrograph at CFHT
(Astro/Particle Seminar)
Stirling 201
Nov 16, 2012
1:30 PM
Alan Chen Probing Stellar Explosive Nucleosynthesis with Ion Beams
(Departmental Colloquium)
Stirling A
Nov 15, 2012
10:30 AM
Yong-Baek Kim Topological Phases in Correlated Materials
(Condensed Matter Physics Seminar)
Stirling 501
Nov 15, 2012
10:30 AM
Adam Frank Computational Astrophysics
(Astro/Particle Seminar)
Stirling 201
Nov 9, 2012
1:30 PM
William Trischuk The Higgs
(Departmental Colloquium)
Stirling A
Nov 8, 2012
10:30 AM
Joe Sanderson Using femtosecond lasers to help us 'see' molecules and their motion
(Condensed Matter Physics Seminar)
Stirling 501
Nov 2, 2012
1:30 PM
Claudine Allen Whispering gallery modes resonators : from light propagation to biosensing
(Departmental Colloquium)
Stirling A
Nov 1, 2012
10:30 AM
David G. Cooke What can 1012 Hz light tell us about 10-9 m physics?
(Condensed Matter Physics Seminar)
Stirling 501
Oct 25, 2012
10:30 AM
Régis Barillé Applications with Self-organizing photochromic material
(Condensed Matter Physics Seminar)
Stirling 501
Oct 19, 2012
1:30 PM
Carlos Silva The dependence of charge recombination dynamics on the solid-state microstructure in neat, semicrystalline polymeric semiconductors
(Departmental Colloquium)
Stirling A
Oct 18, 2012
10:30 AM
Ilya Vekhter Probing Anisotropic Superconductivity with Rotated Magnetic Fields
(Condensed Matter Physics Seminar)
Stirling 501
Oct 11, 2012
10:30 AM
Bathilde Gautier and Alex Inayeh TBA
(Condensed Matter Physics Seminar)
Stirling 501
Oct 5, 2012
1:30 PM
James Fraser Flipped classrooms, peer instruction and interactive learning: can it work for you and your students?
(Departmental Colloquium)
Stirling A
Oct 4, 2012
10:30 AM
Jeff Lundeen Seeing is Believing: Direct Observation of the Wavefunction
(Condensed Matter Physics Seminar)
Stirling 501
Oct 1, 2012
11:30 AM
Yin-Zhe Ma Peculiar velocity fields: a velocity-gravity comparison and the statistics of bulk flow
(Astro/Particle Seminar)
Stirling 201
Sep 21, 2012
1:30 PM
Ugo Piomelli Eddy-resolving simulations: a tool in turbulence research
(Departmental Colloquium)
Stirling A
Sep 14, 2012
1:30 PM
Michael Delage General Fusion: Exploring a Faster Path to Fusion
(Departmental Colloquium)
Stirling A
Sep 13, 2012
3:00 PM
Carol Jones Unravelling the mysteries of Be star disks
(Astro/Particle Seminar)
Stirling 201
Sep 13, 2012
10:30 AM
Yoichi Miyahara Single-electron sensitive electrostatic force microscopy on nanostructure: Energy level spectroscopy of quantum dots by force detection.
(Condensed Matter Physics Seminar)
Stirling 401
Apr 13, 2012
11:30 AM
Prof. Pierre Berini Surface plasmons photonics
(Condensed Matter Physics Seminar)
Stirling 201
Apr 11, 2012
11:30 AM
Jean-Charles Cuillandre Exploring the low surface brightness Universe at CFHT with MegaCam
(Astro/Particle Seminar)
Stirling 201
Apr 5, 2012
10:30 AM
Aashish Clerk Non-classical noise in quantum optomechanical systems
(Condensed Matter Physics Seminar)
TBA
Mar 30, 2012
1:30 PM
Christopher Impey Feeding the Beast: Supermassive Black Holes in the COSMOS Survey
(Departmental Colloquium)
Stirling A
Mar 29, 2012
8:00 PM
Christopher Impey CAVE Lecture: The Search for Life in the Universe
(Cave Lecture)
Stirling D
Mar 29, 2012
10:30 AM
Ed Taylor Theory - Topological Superconductors
(Condensed Matter Physics Seminar)
TBA
Mar 23, 2012
1:30 PM
Jerry Battista String Theory applied to Magnetic Resonance Imaging and Guitars
(Departmental Colloquium)
Stirling A
Mar 22, 2012
10:30 AM
Kevin Resch Entanglement and nonlocality in three-photon experiments
(Condensed Matter Physics Seminar)
TBA
Mar 19, 2012
11:30 AM
David Lafreniere Exoplanet imaging discoveries, characterization and null results - what we have learned so far
(Astro/Particle Seminar)
Stirling 201
Mar 16, 2012
1:30 PM
Mark Hartz Searching for Oscillating Neutrinos at T2K: Results and Prospects
(Departmental Colloquium)
Stirling A
Mar 15, 2012
2:30 PM
Darren Grant Cancelled
(Particle Physics Seminar)
TBA
Mar 15, 2012
10:30 AM
Matt Lahaye Qubit-Coupled MechanicsMatt Lahaye, Syracuse U, "Qubit-Coupled Mechanics"
(Condensed Matter Physics Seminar)
TBA
Mar 12, 2012
11:30 AM
Kathryn Johnston Reading the Elements
(Astro/Particle Seminar)
Stirling 201
Mar 9, 2012
1:30 PM
Bradley Siwick Lights, action, camera: Making movies of molecules and materials with ultrafast electron microscopy
(Departmental Colloquium)
Stirling A
Mar 8, 2012
10:30 AM
Philip Bunker The Structure, Symmetry, and Dynamics of the Benzene Dimer
(Condensed Matter Physics Seminar)
TBA
Mar 5, 2012
11:30 AM
Theresa Wiegert Observing edge-on galaxies with the Karl G. Jansky Very Large Array
(Astro/Particle Seminar)
Stirling 201
Mar 1, 2012
10:30 AM
Mitchell Anderson Optical properties of carbon nanotubes
(Condensed Matter Physics Seminar)
TBA
Feb 27, 2012
11:30 AM
Sylvain Veilleux Galactic Winds and Their Cosmological Implications
(Astro/Particle Seminar)
Stirling 201
Feb 17, 2012
1:30 PM
Franz Proebst Results from the Latest Run of the CRESST-II Dark Matter Search
(Departmental Colloquium)
Stirling A
Feb 16, 2012
10:30 AM
David Pink Puff Pastry: a New Frontier for Soft Condensed Matter Theorists?
(Condensed Matter Physics Seminar)
Stirling 501
Feb 13, 2012
11:30 AM
Jesus Zavala Challenges for Cold Dark Matter models on small scales and viable alternatives
(Astro/Particle Seminar)
Stirling 201
Feb 6, 2012
11:30 AM
Kristen Coppin Probing the Evolution of the Most Massive Galaxies
(Astro/Particle Seminar)
Stirling 201
Feb 3, 2012
1:30 PM
Jason Kalirai Frontier Science with the James Webb Space Telescope
(Departmental Colloquium)
StirlingA
Feb 2, 2012
10:30 AM
John Page Waves in complex media
(Condensed Matter Physics Seminar)
Stirling Hall 501
Feb 1, 2012
11:30 AM
Jason Kalirai Panchromatic Surveys of Resolved Stellar Populations
(Astro/Particle Seminar)
Stirling 201
Jan 27, 2012
1:30 PM
James Harden X-ray photon correlation spectroscopy studies of slow dynamics in soft glassy materials
(Departmental Colloquium)
Stirling A
Jan 26, 2012
10:30 AM
Tucker Carrington Calculating Ro-vibrational Spectra of Van der Waals Molecules - (NNO)_2
(Condensed Matter Physics Seminar)
Stirling 401
Jan 23, 2012
11:30 AM
Roberto Abraham Red Nuggets at High-Redshifts
(Astro/Particle Seminar)
Stirling 201
Jan 20, 2012
1:30 PM
Rainer Dick Minimal Dark Matter Models
(Departmental Colloquium)
Stirling A
Jan 19, 2012
10:30 AM
S. Hughes Mollow Triplets in Semiconductor Cavity-QED
(Condensed Matter Physics Seminar)
Stirling 401
Jan 13, 2012
1:30 PM
James Fraser Laser Micro-machining
(Departmental Colloquium)
Stirling A
Jan 10, 2012
4:30 PM
Jim Martin Laser cooled atoms and atom chips: the new frontier of quantum electronics
(CAP Lecture)
Stirling D
Dec 9, 2011
1:30 PM
John Luxat Assessment of the Fukushima-Daichii Accident and Radiological Consequences
(Departmental Colloquium)
Stirling A
Dec 7, 2011
11:30 AM
Greg Sivakoff Hitting the JACPOT: Probing Accretion Disk - Radio Jet Coupling Over Entire Outbursts of X-ray Binaries
(Astro/Particle Seminar)
Stirling 201
Dec 2, 2011
1:30 PM
Winnie Ye Silicon Nanophotonics
(Departmental Colloquium)
Stirling A
Nov 30, 2011
11:30 AM
Roberto Abraham Red Nuggets at High-Redshifts
(Astro/Particle Seminar)
Stirling 201
Nov 25, 2011
1:30 PM
Armand Soldera Multi-Scale Approach in Soft Matter
(Departmental Colloquium)
Stirling A
Nov 24, 2011
10:30 AM
James Stotz One shouldn’t work on semiconductors, that is a filthy mess
(Condensed Matter Physics Seminar)
Stirling Hall, Rm 401
Nov 18, 2011
1:30 PM
Rafael Kleiman High-efficiency Solar Cells
(Departmental Colloquium)
Stirling A
Nov 17, 2011
10:30 AM
David Gonzalez Ab initio studies of liquid metals. Bulk and surface properties
(Condensed Matter Physics Seminar)
Stirling Hall, Rm 401
Nov 11, 2011
1:30 PM
Eric Mazur Memorization or understanding: are we teaching the right thing?
(Departmental Colloquium)
Stirling D (note change)
Nov 10, 2011
8:00 PM
Eric Mazur Stopping Time
(Cave Lecture)
Stirling D
Nov 7, 2011
11:30 AM
Alyson Brooks Toward the Formation of Realistic Disk Galaxies
(Astro/Particle Seminar)
Stirling 201
Nov 4, 2011
1:30 PM
Mark Hartz Neutrino Mixing and Results from the T2K Long Baseline Neutrino
(Departmental Colloquium)
Stirling A
Oct 28, 2011
1:30 PM
Pierre Savard Searching for the Higgs at the Large Hadron Collider (LHC)
(Departmental Colloquium)
Stirling A
Oct 24, 2011
11:30 AM
Alexandra Pope Dust in High Redshift Galaxies
(Astro/Particle Seminar)
Stirling 201
Oct 21, 2011
1:30 PM
Jacques Farine Observation of Two-Neutrino Double-Beta Decay in 136Xe: First EXO Results in the Search for Neutrino-less Decay
(Departmental Colloquium)
Stirling A
Oct 20, 2011
10:30 AM
Pawel Hawrylak "Electronic, magnetic and optical properties of graphene quantum dots"
(Condensed Matter Physics Seminar)
Stirling 501
Oct 17, 2011
11:30 AM
Jim Geach The Evolution of Molecular Gas
(Astro/Particle Seminar)
Stirling 201
Oct 13, 2011
10:30 AM
James Fraser and group members Light as a probe, light as a hammer
(Condensed Matter Physics Seminar)
Stirling 501
Oct 3, 2011
11:30 AM
Charlie Conroy Measuring the Stellar IMF in Distant Galaxies
(Astro/Particle Seminar)
Stirling 201
Sep 30, 2011
1:30 PM
Reuven Gordon Challenging the Limits of Diffraction
(Departmental Colloquium)
Stirling A
Sep 23, 2011
1:30 PM
Konstantin Kabin Physics of the Terrestrial Magnetosphere: Particles and Waves
(Departmental Colloquium)
Stirling A
Jan 14, 2009
3:30 PM
Sara Seager Exoplanet Atmospheres and Interiors
(Departmental Colloquium)
Stirling A
Nov 12, 2008
3:30 PM
Andrew Jirasek Moving forward in radiation therapy: 3D dose verification and probing cellular response
(Departmental Colloquium)
Stirling A
Nov 10, 2008
3:30 PM
Jean Dupuis Abundances in White Dwarf Atmospheres
(Astro/Particle Seminar)
Stirling 201
Nov 3, 2008
3:30 PM
Ivy Wong Star Formation in the Virgo Cluster
(Astro/Particle Seminar)
Stirling 201
Oct 29, 2008
3:30 PM
Mary Putman Fueling Galaxy Disks
(Departmental Colloquium)
Stirling A
Oct 22, 2008
3:30 PM
Cliff Burgess Extra Dimensions, Dark Energy and the Cosmological Constant Problem
(Departmental Colloquium)
Stirling A
Oct 20, 2008
3:30 PM
Andrew Cumming Mapping the Neutron Star Crust in Low Mass X-ray Binaries
(Astro/Particle Seminar)
Stirling 201
Oct 6, 2008
3:30 PM
Prof. Brian McNamarra AGN Feedback in Galaxy Clusters
(Astro/Particle Seminar)
Stirling 201
Oct 1, 2008
3:30 PM
Dr. Joshua M. Pearce It is All About Growth: Mixed Phase Protocrystalline Silicon Solar Cells
(Departmental Colloquium)
Stirling A
Sep 29, 2008
3:30 PM
Prof. Patrick Hall Accretion Disk Winds and Broad Emission Lines
(Astro/Particle Seminar)
Stirling 201
Sep 24, 2008
3:30 PM
Prof. Ethan Vishniac The Origin of Magnetic Fields in Galaxies
(Departmental Colloquium)
Stirling A
Sep 22, 2008
3:30 PM
Prof. Howard Yee The Red-Sequence Cluster Survey
(Astro/Particle Seminar)
Stirling 201
Sep 17, 2008
3:30 PM
Prof. Brant A. Peppley Electrons, ions, heat, and fluids: The complex interplay of properties in porous electrodes and the porous transport layer
(Departmental Colloquium)
Stirling A
Jul 18, 2008
2:00 PM
Dr. Himanshu Agrawal Generating and Using Random Numbers
(Public Lecture)
KGH, Shea Conference Room, Burr 1
Jul 14, 2008
2:00 PM
Prof. James Rose On the Determination of Galaxy Ages
(Astro/Particle Seminar)
Room 201
Apr 10, 2008
10:30 AM
Eugene Zaremba Josephson Oscillations of a Bose-Einstein Condensate in a Double-well Potential
(Condensed Matter Physics Seminar)
Stirling 501
Apr 4, 2008
2:30 PM
Physics 450 Students Final Presentation of Advanced Physics Projects
(Public Lecture)
Stirling D
Apr 2, 2008
3:40 PM
William Kupferschmidt The Nuclear Renaissance: AECL and the Role of R&D
(Departmental Colloquium)
Stirling A
Mar 26, 2008
3:40 PM
Kristine Spekkens Precision Cosmology and the Structure of Nearby Galaxies
(Departmental Colloquium)
Stirling A
Mar 20, 2008
10:30 AM
Dr. James Gupta Development of Single-Mode Infrared Laser Diodes for Trace Gas Sensing
(Condensed Matter Physics Seminar)
Stirling 501
Mar 19, 2008
3:40 PM
Manuella G. Vincter The Odyssey: physics at the TeV scale
(Departmental Colloquium)
Stirling A
Mar 12, 2008
3:40 PM
Ray Jayawardhana Between Dwarf Stars and Giant Planets: A Cosmic Identity Crisis
(Departmental Colloquium)
Stirling A
Mar 6, 2008
3:30 PM
Daniel James CAP Lecture: Quantum Computing, Cryptography and Teleportation
(CAP Lecture)
Stirling D
Feb 27, 2008
3:40 PM
Paul Haljan Quantum Simulations with Trapped Ions
(Departmental Colloquium)
Stirling A
Feb 6, 2008
3:30 PM
Kevin Robbie Chance and consequence: how atomistic randomness creates complexity and new materials
(Departmental Colloquium)
Stirling A
Jan 30, 2008
3:30 PM
Al Slavin Interactive Learning in the Lecture-Class Setting
(Departmental Colloquium)
Stirling A
Jan 24, 2008
7:00 PM
Steve Leonard Engineering Physics Orientation Evening Stirling D
Jan 23, 2008
3:30 PM
David Loop, James Di Francesco, Luc Simard Exploring Canadian Astronomy Research Collaborations
(Departmental Colloquium)
Stirling A
Jan 16, 2008
3:30 PM
Prof. Peter Grütter *What’s the buzz about nano?*
(Departmental Colloquium)
Stirling A
Dec 18, 2007
1:30 PM
Benjamin Monreal A dark matter bestiary: cusps, caustics, and streams in the Milky Way
(Departmental Colloquium)
Stirling A
Dec 12, 2007
1:30 PM
Alysia Marino Tokai-to-Kamioka: Beaming Neutrinos from Sea to Sea
(Departmental Colloquium)
Stirling A
Dec 10, 2007
1:30 PM
Andrea Pocar EXO and Borexino: ultra-low background experiments for neutrino physics
(Departmental Colloquium)
Stirling B
Dec 6, 2007
10:00 AM
Jodi Cooley-Sekula Recoiling Against the Dark Universe: CDMS and the Hunt for Dark Matter
(Departmental Colloquium)
Stirling A
Nov 29, 2007
10:30 AM
Prof. Gregor Weihs Time-bin entangled pairs from semiconductor quantum dots
(Condensed Matter Physics Seminar)
STI 501
Nov 28, 2007
3:30 PM
Prof. Norman Murray, Director of CITA Radiation Pressure, Starburst Disks, and the Fueling of Active Galactic Nuclei
(Departmental Colloquium)
Stirling A
Nov 22, 2007
10:30 AM
Prof. Duncan O'Dell Trapped dipolar Bose-Einstein condensates
(Condensed Matter Physics Seminar)
STI 501
Nov 14, 2007
3:30 PM
Prof. Randy Knight Moving Physics Education Research from the Laboratory to the Classroom
(Departmental Colloquium)
Stirling A
Nov 10, 2007
11:00 AM
test test
(Departmental Colloquium)
test
Nov 10, 2007
10:00 AM
Test lkssdhfkof
(CAP Lecture)
Somewhere
Nov 10, 2007
10:00 AM
Test test
(CAP Lecture)
TESTTEST
Nov 10, 2007
10:00 AM
Test lkssdhfkof
(CAP Lecture)
Somewhere
Nov 8, 2007
10:30 AM
Dr. Philip Weetman A self-consistent model of a semiconductor laser
(Condensed Matter Physics Seminar)
Stirling 501
Oct 25, 2007
10:30 AM
Gary D. Knight Are conductivity and permittivity accessible to quantum mechanics?
(Condensed Matter Physics Seminar)
Stirling 501
Oct 24, 2007
3:30 PM
Dr. Ron Rogge Neutrons, The Gentle Probe That Carries A Wallop
(Departmental Colloquium)
Stirling A
Oct 17, 2007
3:30 PM
Prof. Ian Affleck From string theory to quantum dot experiments
(Departmental Colloquium)
Stirling A
Oct 10, 2007
11:30 AM
Prof. Art McDonald Inaugural Lecture for the Gordon and Patricia Gray Chair in Particle Astrophysics entitled "A Deeper Understanding of Our Universe: SNO and the new SNOLAB"
(Public Lecture)
Room 14, Dunning Hall
Oct 3, 2007
3:30 PM
Prof. Malcolm Stott Ab initio study of calcium phosphate biomaterials
(Departmental Colloquium)
Stirling A
Sep 13, 2007
7:30 PM
Joel R. Primack and Nancy Ellen Abrams The View from the Center of the Universe (Public Lecture)
(Cave Lecture)
Stirling D
Sep 12, 2007
3:30 PM
Prof. Joel Primack Restarting the Exploration of the Universe: the National Academy's View on the Future of Space Astronomy
(Departmental Colloquium)
Stirling A
May 30, 2007
7:30 PM
Dr Rob Thacker Computing the Cosmos: A Universe in a Computer
(Kingston Public Lectures in Astronomy)
Stirling D
May 15, 2007
12:30 PM
CMP Seminar: Professor David Hutchings Applications of quasi-phase-matching in semiconductor waveguides
(Condensed Matter Physics Seminar)
Stirling 261 (or 201)
Mar 29, 2007
12:30 PM
Chris Willott Probing Cosmic Reionization with Quasars
(Astro/Particle Seminar)
Stirling 201
Mar 28, 2007
3:30 PM
Fred Schubert Solid-State Lighting – Opportunities for Fundamental Innovation
(Departmental Colloquium)
Stirling A
Mar 21, 2007
3:30 PM
Salman Hameed Coping with a broad belief spectrum: from astronomical pseudoscience to mainstream religion
(Departmental Colloquium)
Stirling A
Mar 19, 2007
12:30 PM
Natasha Forster-Schreiber The Assembly of High Redshift Galaxies
(Astro/Particle Seminar)
Stirling 201
Mar 14, 2007
3:30 PM
Joseph Thywissen High temperature superfluidity at 1nK
(Departmental Colloquium)
Stirling A
Mar 12, 2007
12:30 PM
Kevin Bundy The Mass Assembly History of Field Galaxies: Detection of an Evolving Mass Limit for Star-Forming Galaxies
(Astro/Particle Seminar)
Stirling 201
Mar 7, 2007
3:30 PM
André Longtin 2007 CAP LECTURE: "NEUROPHYSICS: UNRAVELING YOUR BRAIN'S DYNAMICS" Stirling A
Mar 5, 2007
12:30 PM
Doug Johnstone Star Formation in the Perseus and Ophiuchus Molecular Clouds
(Astro/Particle Seminar)
Stirling 201
Feb 28, 2007
3:30 PM
Christine Wilson Imaging Cosmic Dawn: The Atacama Large Millimeter Array
(Departmental Colloquium)
Stirling A
Feb 14, 2007
3:30 PM
Paul Corkum Using Attosecond Technology to Image Molecular Orbitals
(Departmental Colloquium)
Stirling A
Feb 12, 2007
12:30 PM
David Merritt Dynamics of Black-Hole Nuclei
(Astro/Particle Seminar)
Stirling 201
Feb 7, 2007
10:30 AM
Erik Sorenson Quantum Impurity Entanglement
(Condensed Matter Physics Seminar)
Stirling 201
Feb 7, 2007
03:30 AM
Kate Scholberg High Energy Neutrinos from the Sky and Through the Earth
(Departmental Colloquium)
Stirliing A
Feb 5, 2007
12:30 PM
Pierre Bergeron The Purity of the ZZ Ceti Instability Strip: A Never Ending Controversy
(Astro/Particle Seminar)
Stirling 201
Jan 31, 2007
3:30 PM
Phil White, co-Founder and co-CEO Cervelo Cycles: Development of its Company and the World's Best Bikes!
(Departmental Colloquium)
Stirling A
Jan 24, 2007
10:30 AM
Arun Paramekanti BCS-BEC crossovers and quantum phase transitions
(Condensed Matter Physics Seminar)
Stirling 501
Jan 23, 2007
3:30 PM
David Loop, James Di Francesco, Luc Simard Exploring Canadian Astronomy Research Collaborations
(Departmental Colloquium)
Stirling A
Jan 23, 2007
3:30 PM
David Loop, James Di Francesco, Luc Simard Exploring Canadian Astronomy Research Collaborations
(Departmental Colloquium)
Stirling A
Jan 23, 2007
3:30 PM
Test Test
(Departmental Colloquium)
Stirling A
Jan 23, 2007
3:30 PM
David Loop, James Di Francesco, Luc Simard Exploring Canadian Astronomy Research Collaborations
(Departmental Colloquium)
Stirling A
Jan 23, 2007
3:30 PM
David Loop, James Di Francesco, Luc Simard Exploring Canadian Astronomy Research Collaborations
(Departmental Colloquium)
Stirling A
Jan 22, 2007
12:30 PM
Nicole St-Louis Measuring Rotation Rates and Magnetic Fields of Wolf-Rayet Stars
(Astro/Particle Seminar)
Stirling 201
Jan 17, 2007
3:30 PM
Maria Kilfoil Non-equilibrium soft solids - colloids and cell mechanics
(Departmental Colloquium)
Stirling A
Jan 15, 2007
12:30 PM
Ramon Brasser Oort cloud formation in the primordial solar environment
(Astro/Particle Seminar)
Stirling 201
Nov 29, 2006
10:30 AM
Alex Vitkin Photon mayhem: using light to image fine structural and functional details inside the human body
(Condensed Matter Physics Seminar)
Stirling 501
Nov 27, 2006
12:30 PM
Elizabeth Wehner Stellar Debris around Starburst Galaxies: The Remnants of Galaxy Evolution
(Astro/Particle Seminar)
room 201
Nov 15, 2006
3:30 PM
Prof. Peter Herman Laser Nano-Fabrication For 3-D Optical And Biophotonic Systems (by Prof. P. Herman)
(Departmental Colloquium)
Strirling A
Nov 9, 2006
12:30 PM
Prof. Anthony Moffat Cosmic Dust Spirals
(Astro/Particle Seminar)
room 201
Nov 8, 2006
3:30 PM
Guillaume Wantz Electronic devices based on organic semiconductors: overview and recent progress
(Condensed Matter Physics Seminar)
Stirling 412C
Nov 6, 2006
12:30 PM
Victor Debattista Secular Evolution of Galaxies: From Dark Halos to Nuclei
(Astro/Particle Seminar)
room 201
Nov 1, 2006
3:30 PM
Prof. Michael Strauss Quasars at high redshift: Correlations, Lifetimes, and Reionization
(Departmental Colloquium)
Stirling A
Oct 30, 2006
12:30 PM
Dr. Jason Kalirai The Stellar Populations of the Andromeda Spiral Galaxy
(Astro/Particle Seminar)
Room 201
Oct 25, 2006
3:30 PM
Jeff Dahn Materials Discovery (by Prof. Jeff Dahn)
(Departmental Colloquium)
Strirling A
Oct 23, 2006
12:30 PM
Prof. Claude Carignan Study of Dark Matter in Galaxies using FaNTOmM
(Astro/Particle Seminar)
Room 201
Oct 18, 2006
3:30 PM
Prof. Richard Ellis New Observational Constraints of the Star Formation Rate at Redshift 10
(Departmental Colloquium)
Stirling A
Oct 18, 2006
10:30 AM
Dr. James Stotz Spin transport and manipulation in moving quantum dots
(Condensed Matter Physics Seminar)
Stirling 501
Oct 11, 2006
10:30 AM
Guillaume Gervais Brave 'new' Quantum Nano-world
(Condensed Matter Physics Seminar)
Stirling 501
Oct 4, 2006
3:30 PM
Prof. Chris Pritchet Supernovae and Dark Energy
(Departmental Colloquium)
Stirling A
Sep 18, 2006
10:30 AM
Ingmar Bergstrom On the use of Penning Traps in Fundamental Physics Stirling 201
Apr 17, 2006
2:00 PM
Alysia Marino First Beam Neutrino Results from MINOS
(Particle Physics Seminar)
Room 501
Apr 5, 2006
1:00 PM
Sajeev John Photonic Band Gap Materials: Engineering the Fundamental Properties of Light
(Departmental Colloquium)
Stirling C
Mar 29, 2006
1:00 PM
Jie Shan Probing Charge Transport by Terahertz Time-Domain Spectroscopy
(Departmental Colloquium)
Stirling C
Mar 22, 2006
1:00 PM
Houjun Mo The connection between galaxies and dark matter
(Departmental Colloquium)
Stirling C
Mar 14, 2006
5:00 PM
Viktor Zacek The Physics of Flight
(CAP Lecture)
Stirling D
Mar 8, 2006
1:00 PM
Jacques Farine EXO - The Enriched Xenon Observatory for the search of neutrinoless double beta decay of 136Xe
(Departmental Colloquium)
Stirling C
Mar 1, 2006
1:00 PM
Brigitte Vachon Truth and Consequences: Introducing the Top Quark
(Departmental Colloquium)
Stirling C
Mar 1, 2006
10:30 AM
Kevin Reil SalSA: A Teraton UHE Neutrino Detector
(Particle Physics Seminar)
Room 201
Feb 15, 2006
1:00 PM
Gilles Fontaine ASTEROSEISMOLOGY AS A TOOL FOR PROBING STELLAR INTERIORS
(Departmental Colloquium)
Stirling C
Feb 8, 2006
1:00 PM
Michael Blanton Galaxies and their Host Environments: What we have learned from the Sloan Digital Sky Survey
(Departmental Colloquium)
Stirling C
Feb 1, 2006
1:00 PM
Ken Ragan Heavy Light: TeV gamma ray astrophysics
(Departmental Colloquium)
Stirling C
Feb 1, 2006
10:30 AM
Guojun Liu Nano- and Micro-World of Block Copolymers - From Self-assembly to Nanomechanical Devices
(Condensed Matter Physics Seminar)
Stirling 501
Jan 25, 2006
1:00 PM
Ian Towner Universality of the weak interaction
(Departmental Colloquium)
Stirling C
Jan 18, 2006
1:00 PM
Hong Guo Theory of Molecular Electronics
(Departmental Colloquium)
Stirling C
Dec 7, 2005
1:00 PM
Lukas Novotny Nanoscale Optical Spectroscopy and Detection
(Departmental Colloquium)
Stirling C
Nov 30, 2005
1:00 PM
Lora Ramunno Extreme nonlinear optics: Understanding intense light-matter interaction.
(Departmental Colloquium)
Stirling C
Nov 23, 2005
1:00 PM
Bob Rutledge Neutron Star Radii and the Dense Matter Equation of State
(Departmental Colloquium)
Stirling C
Nov 17, 2005
11:00 AM
Gene Guillian Neutrino Geophysics and Nuclear Monitoring with Underwater Antineutrino Detectors
(Particle Physics Seminar)
Room 201
Nov 16, 2005
1:00 PM
John Sipe Optically induced spin, free of charge
(Departmental Colloquium)
Stirling C
Nov 11, 2005
12:30 PM
Karine Le Bris Optical properties of rare-earth ions in solids and their applications
(Departmental Colloquium)
Room 501
Nov 10, 2005
1:30 PM
Oleksa Hulko Transport measurements on nanostructures – a step to single-molecule electronics
(Departmental Colloquium)
Room 501
Nov 9, 2005
1:00 PM
Daniel Provençal The James Webb Space Telescope Project
(Departmental Colloquium)
Stirling C
Nov 8, 2005
11:30 AM
Arkady Major Development of high-power diode-pumped Yb:KGW lasers: from continuous-wave to ultrashort pulse operation
(Departmental Colloquium)
Stirling A
Nov 2, 2005
1:00 PM
Mark Chen SNO Reloaded
(Departmental Colloquium)
Stirling C
Nov 2, 2005
10:30 AM
Mark Sutton Using Microdiffraction to Measure Strains
(Condensed Matter Physics Seminar)
Stirling 501
Oct 28, 2005
11:30 AM
Jeff Young 3D Optical Microcavities
(Condensed Matter Physics Seminar)
Stirling 201
Oct 27, 2005
1:30 PM
Ubi Wichoski The Dark Side of Matter
(Departmental Colloquium)
Stirling D
Oct 26, 2005
1:00 PM
Bill Harris Under Construction: Building Supergiant Galaxies
(Departmental Colloquium)
Stirling C
Oct 26, 2005
10:30 AM
Michael Winokur A twisted tale of conformational isomerism and chain packing in conjugated polymers
(Condensed Matter Physics Seminar)
Stirling 501
Oct 25, 2005
11:30 AM
Kevin Graham Neutrinos and the End of Particle Physics
(Departmental Colloquium)
Stirling A
Oct 20, 2005
7:00 PM
Clifford Will Was Einstein Right?
(Public Lecture)
Duncan MacArthur Auditorium, West Campus
Oct 19, 2005
10:30 AM
Ramin Abolfath Correlations in Low Dimensional Electron Systems: Electron-hole bilayers and Quantum Dot Molecules
(Condensed Matter Physics Seminar)
Stirling 501
Oct 18, 2005
11:30 AM
Raphael Galea Using Electron Bubbles to Detect Solar Neutrinos
(Departmental Colloquium)
Stirling A
Oct 17, 2005
1:30 PM
Arthur Cole Measurement of 58Co Gamow-Teller Strength via (t,3He)
(Particle Physics Seminar)
Room 201
Oct 14, 2005
12:30 PM
Wolfgang Rau Direct Dark Matter Search with Cryogenic Detectors
(Departmental Colloquium)
Stirling C
Oct 12, 2005
1:00 PM
Alain Haché The Physics of Hockey
(Departmental Colloquium)
Stirling C
Oct 6, 2005
4:30 PM
Nandini Trivedi Can Disorder Induce Metallic Behavior in a Mott Insulator?
(Condensed Matter Physics Seminar)
Stirling 261
Oct 5, 2005
01:00 AM
Matt Bershady SALT: First Light and Science of a Future-Generation Telescope
(Departmental Colloquium)
Stirling C
Sep 28, 2005
1:00 PM
Detlef M.Smilgies X-ray Scattering Studies of Nanostructured Polymer Films
(Departmental Colloquium)
Stirling C
Aug 8, 2005
11:30 AM
Sven Moller Organic semiconductors: Intrinsic properties and interactions in hybrid systems
(Departmental Colloquium)
Stirling C
Aug 4, 2005
11:30 AM
Dayan Ban Semiconductor Heterojunctions: Physics, Engineering and Applications
(Departmental Colloquium)
Stirling C
Aug 2, 2005
11:30 AM
Christoph Adelmann Spin Injection from Ferromagnets into Semiconductors: Interface Effects and Spin Relaxation
(Departmental Colloquium)
Stirling C
Jul 28, 2005
11:30 AM
James Stotz Spin Transport via Dynamic Quantum Dots
(Departmental Colloquium)
Stirling C
Jul 25, 2005
11:30 AM
Roger Miller Phase Competition in Strongly Correlated Magnetic Systems
(Departmental Colloquium)
Stirling A
May 19, 2005
10:30 AM
Prof. Jean-Michel Nunzi Diagnostics and ordering in molecular photonics
(Departmental Colloquium)
Chernoff 213
May 18, 2005
3:30 PM
Juan Collar COUPP, a CF3I bubble chamber dedicated to WIMP searches
(Departmental Colloquium)
Stirling D
Apr 20, 2005
2:30 PM
Kevin Graham TBA
(Particle Physics Seminar)
Stirling 201
Apr 8, 2005
11:30 AM
Richard Teuscher "Challenges of the ATLAS Experiment at the LHC"
(Particle Physics Seminar)
Stirling 201
Apr 7, 2005
11:30 AM
David Asner "Selected Charm Readings From CLEO"
(Particle Physics Seminar)
Stirling 201
Mar 30, 2005
12:30 PM
Roelof de Jong Dark and Luminous Matter in Nearby Galaxies
(Departmental Colloquium)
Stirling A
Mar 28, 2005
8:00 PM
M. H. W. Chan Einstein’s Legacy in Low Temperature Physics: Fascinating behavior of gas, liquid and solid matter near absolute zero.
(Cave Lecture)
Stirling D
Mar 28, 2005
2:30 PM
M. H. W. Chan Can a solid be superfluid?
(Cave Lecture)
Stirling A
Mar 18, 2005
11:30 AM
Cliff Burgess String Theory: Quantum Mechanics and Gravity -- The Start of a Beautiful Relationship?
(CAP Lecture)
Stirling A
Mar 14, 2005
2:30 PM
Mike Shaevitz Neutrino Masses and Oscillations: A View of the Next Steps
(Departmental Colloquium)
Stirling A
Mar 9, 2005
10:30 AM
Mark Daymond Grains, Strains and Plasticity
(Condensed Matter Physics Seminar)
Stirling 501
Mar 2, 2005
12:30 PM
Roberto Abraham Galaxy Formation in the Redshift Desert: The Gemini Deep Deep Survey
(Departmental Colloquium)
Stirling A
Feb 16, 2005
12:30 PM
Aashish Clerk Quantum-Limits in Mesoscopic Physics: From Quantum Noise to Qubits and Nanomechanics
(Departmental Colloquium)
Stirling A
Feb 16, 2005
10:30 AM
Don Taylor Crossover from pure to random field critical properties in an Ising ferroelectric system
(Condensed Matter Physics Seminar)
Stirling 501
Feb 9, 2005
12:30 PM
Prof. J. Fraser "From undergrad to ultrafast: what it is like to be a starting prof."
(Professor Series Lectures)
Stirling A
Jan 27, 2005
3:30 PM
Dayan Ban Terahertz Quantum Cascade Lasers
(Departmental Colloquium)
Stirling C
Jan 26, 2005
7:00 PM
Prof. J. Schreiner TBA
(Professor Series Lectures)
Stirling C
Jan 26, 2005
12:30 PM
Richard Martel Carbon nanotube transistors and 1D electroluminescence
(Departmental Colloquium)
Stirling A
Jan 24, 2005
1:30 PM
Steve Hughes Physics and Applications of Light-Matter Interactions in Optical Nanostructures
(Departmental Colloquium)
Stirling C
Jan 19, 2005
12:30 PM
Patrick Stroman Magnetic resonance imaging of neuronal function (fMRI) in the human brain and spinal cord
(Departmental Colloquium)
Stirling A
Jan 19, 2005
10:30 AM
Rob Knobel Mechanics and Electronics at the Nanoscale - Approaching Quantum Limits
(Condensed Matter Physics Seminar)
Stirling 501
Jan 14, 2005
7:30 PM
Dr. Sun Kwok Cosmic Butterflies: The Colourful Mysteries of Planetary Nebulae
(Kingston Public Lectures in Astronomy)
Stirling D
Jan 14, 2005
11:30 AM
Sun Kwok Stardust: from planetary nebulae to the solar system
(Departmental Colloquium)
Stirling A
Dec 16, 2004
2:30 PM
Stefan Schoenert Double Beta Decay Search: Germanium Detector Array
(Departmental Colloquium)
Stirling A
Dec 8, 2004
10:30 AM
Bob Gooding The Pseudogap Phase of High-Temperature Superconductors
(Condensed Matter Physics Seminar)
Stirling 501
Dec 1, 2004
10:30 AM
Stephen Julian Superconductivity and giant fluctuations in quantum critical metals
(Condensed Matter Physics Seminar)
Stirling 501
Nov 24, 2004
7:00 PM
Professor Jun Gao Imaging World’s Largest Plastic Light-Emitting Devices
(Professor Series Lectures)
Stirling Theatre C
Nov 17, 2004
12:30 PM
Paul Finnie Carbon Nanotubes as Optical Quantum Wires
(Departmental Colloquium)
Stirling A
Nov 10, 2004
7:00 PM
Professor Tony Noble TBA
(Professor Series Lectures)
Stirling Theatre A
Nov 10, 2004
10:30 AM
Erich Mueller Ultrafast rotation of ultracold gases
(Condensed Matter Physics Seminar)
Stirling 501
Nov 3, 2004
12:30 PM
Roland Bennewitz Atomic Friction
(Departmental Colloquium)
Stirling A
Oct 27, 2004
7:00 PM
Professor Martin Duncan What does an Astro Prof Really Do?
(Professor Series Lectures)
Stirling 412A
Oct 20, 2004
10:30 AM
Dr. John Hopkinson LiV204: A frustration induced heavy fermion metal
(Condensed Matter Physics Seminar)
Stirling 501
Oct 15, 2004
12:30 PM
Mark Higgins, PhD Quantitative Finance –What Is It and How Can I Play?
(Departmental Colloquium)
Stirling B
Sep 30, 2004
7:00 PM
Dr. Rudolph Schild Quasar Microlensing and the Nature of the Baryonic Dark Matter
(Public Lecture)
Stirling D
Aug 18, 2004
10:30 AM
Alan Poon Disappearance of Reactor Anti-Neutrinos at KamLAND
(Departmental Colloquium)
Stirling C
Aug 16, 2004
10:30 AM
Tyce DeYoung Icefishing for Neutrinos
(Departmental Colloquium)
Stirling C
Aug 11, 2004
10:30 AM
Mark Boulay Two Not-So-Unrelated Fields: Solar Neutrino Experiments and the Direct Detection of Dark Matter
(Departmental Colloquium)
Stirling C
Aug 10, 2004
10:30 AM
Joseph Formaggio The Year of the Neutrino
(Departmental Colloquium)
Stirling C
Aug 5, 2004
11:00 AM
Sarbari Guha On Some Space-Times of General Relativity
(Astro/Particle Seminar)
Room 201
May 3, 2004
1:30 PM
Alan Poon Understanding Neutrino Mass and Mixing
(Departmental Colloquium)
Stirling A
Apr 16, 2004
12:30 PM
Russell Smith "The NOAO Fundamental Plane Survey: Stellar Populations and X-ray Properties of Cluster Ellipticals"
(Astro/Particle Seminar)
Stirling 201
Apr 14, 2004
12:00 PM
Donald Morton Recollections of a Canadian Astronomer
(Departmental Colloquium)
Stirling A
Apr 7, 2004
1:30 PM
Malcolm Stott Investigating bioactive calcium phosphates
(Departmental Colloquium)
Stirling A
Mar 31, 2004
1:30 PM
Carl Svensson GAMMA-RAY SPECTROSCOPY AT ISAC
(Departmental Colloquium)
Stirling A
Mar 31, 2004
10:30 AM
Gregory Zhang Porous silicon: morphology and formation mechanisms
(Condensed Matter Physics Seminar)
Stirling 501
Mar 24, 2004
1:30 PM
L. John Schreiner The Contributions of Physics to Medicine:
(Departmental Colloquium)
Stirling A
Mar 19, 2004
8:00 PM
Robert W. Nelson The Future of Nuclear Weapons
(Cave Lecture)
Stirling D
Mar 19, 2004
12:30 PM
Dr. Robert Nelson Nuclear Bunker Busters, Mini-Nukes and the U.S. Nuclear Stockpile Stirling A
Mar 11, 2004
7:30 PM
Art McDonald How to Tell a Neutrino from a Hole in the Ground
(Public Lecture)
Theatre of the Royal Ontario Museum, Toronto
Mar 11, 2004
10:30 AM
Gwo-Ching Wang Shadowing Growth of Nanostructures and Their Properties
(Condensed Matter Physics Seminar)
Stirling 412B
Mar 3, 2004
10:30 AM
Joseph Thywissen Measurements of a Bose-Einstein condensate at finite temperature
(Condensed Matter Physics Seminar)
Stirling 501
Feb 27, 2004
12:30 PM
Yoshinori Suganuma Exploring Quantum Nature of Electrons by Scanning Probe Microscopy
(Departmental Colloquium)
Stirling A
Feb 25, 2004
1:30 PM
Paul Hickson Large Mercury Telescopes
(Departmental Colloquium)
Stirling A
Feb 24, 2004
11:30 AM
Jun Lu Surface Enhanced Raman Spectroscopy for Bio/Chemical Sensing
(Departmental Colloquium)
Stirling 412C
Feb 11, 2004
1:30 PM
Serge Desgreniers EN ROUTE TO THE CENTRE OF THE EARTH AND OTHER INTERESTING SIDE TRIPS
(CAP Lecture)
Stirling A
Feb 11, 2004
10:30 AM
M.J.Stott Simulation of Liquid Metals
(Condensed Matter Physics Seminar)
Stirling 501
Feb 4, 2004
1:30 PM
Marek Potemski Spectroscopy of semiconductors in magnetic fields
(Departmental Colloquium)
Stirling A
Jan 28, 2004
1:30 PM
Scott Menary The Physics and Status of CaNOE - an in Canada Off-axis Neutrino Oscillation Experiment.
(Departmental Colloquium)
STIRLING A
Jan 17, 2004
3:30 PM
Maria Kilfoil Title TBA
(Departmental Colloquium)
Stirling A
Jan 17, 2004
3:30 PM
Maria Kilfoil Title TBA
(Departmental Colloquium)
Stirling A
Jan 17, 2004
3:30 PM
Maria Kilfoil Title TBA
(Departmental Colloquium)
Stirling A
Jan 17, 2004
3:30 PM
Maria Kilfoil Title TBA
(Departmental Colloquium)
Stirling A
Jan 14, 2004
1:30 PM
Prof. Edward (Ted) Sargent Nanotechnology: Quantum Engineering for the Optical Internet
(Departmental Colloquium)
Stirling A
Dec 4, 2003
2:30 PM
Dr. John Campbell Rutherford Maestro of the Atom
(Departmental Colloquium)
Stirling A
Dec 3, 2003
1:30 PM
Dr. Russ Taylor The Square Kilometre Array
(Departmental Colloquium)
Stirling A
Dec 3, 2003
10:30 AM
Prof. Stewart Aitchison Discrete Solitons in Waveguide Arrays.
(Condensed Matter Physics Seminar)
Stirling 501
Nov 19, 2003
1:30 PM
Dr. Robert G. Deupree Multi Dimensional Stellar Structure and Evolution
(Departmental Colloquium)
Stirling A
Nov 19, 2003
10:30 AM
Takashi Imai How do we use NMR to investigate strongly correlated electron
(Condensed Matter Physics Seminar)
Stirling 501
Nov 5, 2003
1:30 PM
Dr. Guy Austing The fabrication and manipulation of artificial atoms, molecules andself-assembled dots in the vertical geometry.
(Departmental Colloquium)
Stirling A
Nov 5, 2003
10:30 AM
Dr. Jun Gao Visualization of electrochemical doping and light-emitting junction formation in conjugated polymer films
(Condensed Matter Physics Seminar)
Stirling 501
Oct 29, 2003
1:30 PM
Ms. Marie Di Marco Search for dark matter with PICASSO Project in SNO lab
(Departmental Colloquium)
Stirling A
Oct 15, 2003
10:30 AM
Professor Bill Atkinson What can we learn from studying defects in high temperature superconductors?
(Condensed Matter Physics Seminar)
STIRLING 501
Oct 10, 2003
12:30 PM
Sebastien Lepine Completing the Census of Nearby Stars:
a New Proper Motion Survey of the Northern Sky

(Departmental Colloquium)
STIRLING C
Oct 8, 2003
1:30 PM
Marcin Sawicki Probing for Galaxy Evolution in the Distant Universe
(Departmental Colloquium)
STIRLING A
Sep 25, 2003
11:30 AM
Brenda Matthews Magnetic Fields, Star Formation and Other Secrets of Interstellar Dust
(Departmental Colloquium)
STIRLING C
Sep 18, 2003
11:30 AM
Stephane Courteau Cosmology in Our Backyard: The Origin and Structure of Disk Galaxies
(Departmental Colloquium)
STIRLING C
Sep 11, 2003
2:30 PM
Julien Sylvestre

Gravitational Wave Astronomy
(Departmental Colloquium)
STIRLING B
Sep 8, 2003
1:00 PM
Christine Kraus

Final result from the Mainz Neutrino Mass Experiment
(Particle Physics Seminar)
STIRLING 201
Jun 23, 2003
11:30 AM
Samoil Bilenky Three Neutrino Mixing
(Particle Physics Seminar)
Room 201
May 14, 2003
1:30 PM
Carsten Krauss Micro Strip Gas Chambers in use - The Legacy of MSGCs and HERA-B
(Particle Physics Seminar)
201 Stirling
May 2, 2003
10:30 AM
John P. Hernandez Hard-sphere fluid with tight-binding electronic interactions
(Condensed Matter Physics Seminar)
STIRLING 201
Apr 14, 2003
10:30 AM
Laura Kormos Testing lepton universality using B(tau->mu nu nu)
(Particle Physics Seminar)
Stirling 201
Apr 14, 2003
10:30 AM
Dr Christopher N. Backhouse Microfabrication of Biomedical Devices
(Departmental Colloquium)
Stirling 501
Apr 9, 2003
3:00 PM
Bassam Aharmim Radon and Radium measurements in Water
(Particle Physics Seminar)
Stirling 201
Apr 9, 2003
11:30 AM
Farhad Fazileh Metal-to-Insulator Transition in Quantum Site Percolation
(Physics 901 Colloquium (Internal to Department))
Stirling A
Mar 26, 2003
1:30 PM
Dr. Douglas L. Welch Astrophysics from Microlensing Surveys: Results from the MACHO Project and Prospects for the SuperMACHO Project
(Departmental Colloquium)
Stirling A
Mar 26, 2003
10:30 AM
Jan B. Kycia Effects of Dissipation on a Superconducting
Single Electron Transistor

(Condensed Matter Physics Seminar)
Stirling 501
Mar 25, 2003
11:30 AM
Doug McNeil Sleeping in on the Third Day: Oligarchic Chaos in the Terrestrial Region During the Mid to Late Transition
(Physics 901 Colloquium (Internal to Department))
Stirling A
Mar 21, 2003
8:00 PM
Dr. Paul Wiegert STANDING ON THE SHORES OF SPACE:
The Prospects for Interplanetary and Interstellar Travel

(Kingston Public Lectures in Astronomy)
Stirling D
Mar 19, 2003
1:30 PM
Michael Wiescher The fate of matter on the surface of accreting neutron stars
(Departmental Colloquium)
Stirling A
Mar 19, 2003
10:30 AM
Andy Sachrajda
Group Leader
Quantum Physics
Spin Phenomena in Quantum Dots down to a single electron
(Condensed Matter Physics Seminar)
Stirling 501
Mar 12, 2003
1:30 PM
Dr. Brian King Trapped Atoms and Quantum Computers
(CAP Lecture)
Stirling A
Mar 12, 2003
10:30 AM
Al-Amin Dhirani Exploiting nanoscale structure: from tuning single electron effects to driving insulator-metal transitions
(Condensed Matter Physics Seminar)
Stirling 501
Mar 10, 2003
11:30 AM
Dan McKinsey Solar Neutrino and WIMP Detection With CLEAN
(Astro/Particle Seminar)
Room 201
Mar 6, 2003
10:30 AM
Dr. Steven Robertson Recent rare B decay results from the BaBar experiment
(Particle Physics Seminar)
Stirling 501
Mar 5, 2003
1:30 PM
D. J. Thomson Dependence of Global Temperatures on Atmospheric CO2 and Solar Irradiance
(Departmental Colloquium)
Stirling A
Mar 5, 2003
10:30 AM
Dr. Wendy Taylor Physics with b-Quarks at the Tevatron
(Particle Physics Seminar)
Stirling 501
Mar 4, 2003
11:30 AM
Ben Sussman The Dynamic Stark Effect and Switched Wavepackets
(Physics 901 Colloquium (Internal to Department))
Stirling A
Mar 3, 2003
11:30 AM
Maxim Lyutikov Super-Strong Magnetic Fields in Astrophysics
(Astro/Particle Seminar)
Room 201
Feb 28, 2003
12:30 PM
Dr. Scott Oser Neutrino Oscillation Results from the Sudbury Neutrino Observatory
(Particle Physics Seminar)
Stirling 501
Feb 26, 2003
1:30 PM
Dr. Isabel Trigger Desperately Seeking SUSY
(Particle Physics Seminar)
Stirling A
Feb 26, 2003
10:30 AM
Brandon van Zyl Number Theory and Physics
(Condensed Matter Physics Seminar)
Stirling
Feb 25, 2003
11:30 AM
Lijun Yang Ultrafast Coherent Response in Photo-injected Biased Semiconductor Superlattice
(Physics 901 Colloquium (Internal to Department))
Stirling A
Feb 24, 2003
11:30 AM
Brett Gladman The Formation of the Outer Solar System
(Astro/Particle Seminar)
Room 201
Feb 21, 2003
8:00 PM
Dr. Paul Wiegert STANDING ON THE SHORES OF SPACE: The Prospects for Interplanetary and Interstellar Travel
(Kingston Public Lectures in Astronomy)
Stirling D
Feb 18, 2003
1:30 PM
Dr. David B. MacFarlane Exploring Matter-Antimatter Asymmetries in Neutral B Decays
(Departmental Colloquium)
Stirling D
Feb 11, 2003
11:30 AM
Roxana Hutanu A Correlation Study between the Magnetic Barkhausen Noise Signals and Intergranular Strains in Mild Steel
(Physics 901 Colloquium (Internal to Department))
Stirling A
Feb 10, 2003
11:30 AM
Cliff Burgess What Can Solar Neutrinos Tell Us About the Solar Radiative Zone?
(Astro/Particle Seminar)
Room 201
Feb 6, 2003
3:30 PM
Albert Stolow Molecules in Non-perturbative Laser Fields
(Condensed Matter Physics Seminar)
Stirling 201
Feb 5, 2003
10:30 AM
Igor Yu. Sokolov "SEASHELL" IN-SITU OR HOW TO DESIGN 3D SELF-ASSEMBLED NANOPOROUS SHAPES
(Condensed Matter Physics Seminar)
Stirling 501
Feb 4, 2003
11:30 AM
Dave Stiff The Fine-Scale Distribution of Dark Matter in the Solar Neighbourhood
(Physics 901 Colloquium (Internal to Department))
Stirling A
Jan 28, 2003
11:30 AM
Catalin Mandache Effects of Stress and Geometry on Magnetic Flux Leakage and Magnetic Barkhausen Noise from Interacting Defects
(Physics 901 Colloquium (Internal to Department))
Stirling A
Jan 14, 2003
10:30 AM
Yeong-Ah Soh Imaging Charge, Spin, and Lattice in Manganites
(Departmental Colloquium)
STIRLING 501
Jan 13, 2003
2:30 PM
Dr. Matthew Lister Relativistic Jets in Active Galaxies
(Departmental Colloquium)
STIRLING C
Jan 13, 2003
11:30 AM
Dr. Thomas G. Mason Rotational Dynamics of Optically Trapped Microdisks
(Departmental Colloquium)
STIRLING 501
Jan 9, 2003
2:30 PM
Dr. Doug Johnstone

SCUBA-Diving in Nearby Molecular Clouds: New Constraints
(Departmental Colloquium)
STIRLING C
Jan 7, 2003
2:30 PM
Dr. James Fraser Coherent control in semiconductor systems
(Departmental Colloquium)
STIRLING C
Jan 6, 2003
2:30 PM
Dr. Pat Hall Quasar Winds
(Departmental Colloquium)
STIRLING C
Dec 20, 2002
2:30 PM
Dr. Rob Hill Heat Transport in Unconventional Superconductors and Beyond
(Departmental Colloquium)
STIRLING A
Dec 10, 2002
1:30 PM
Dr. Terry Bridges Dwarf and Giant Elliptical Galaxies in the Coma Cluster Stirling A
Nov 26, 2002
11:30 AM
Stephane Coutu Cosmic Antimatter
(Astro/Particle Seminar)
Room 201
Nov 25, 2002
1:30 PM
Demetra Psiachos Reduced Dimensionalities in High Temperature Superconductors
(Physics 901 Colloquium (Internal to Department))
Stirling A
Nov 20, 2002
10:30 AM
Cecile Fradin In Vivo Mobilities of Proteins Involved in Nuclear Transport
(Condensed Matter Physics Seminar)
Room 501
Nov 19, 2002
11:30 AM
Jose Maneira The Calibration Systems for the Borexino Solar Neutrino Experiment
(Astro/Particle Seminar)
Room 201
Nov 18, 2002
1:30 PM
Eugene Kadantsev Applications of the conjugate gradient method in density functional theory and electronic structure calculations
(Physics 901 Colloquium (Internal to Department))
Stirling A
Nov 18, 2002
10:30 AM
Marc Lukacs Applications of Acoustics and Optics - An Engineering Physics Perspective
(Departmental Colloquium)
STIRLING 401
Nov 15, 2002
12:30 PM
Dr. Barbara Szpunar, P. Eng. Computer Simulations For Candu Fuel Rods During Severe Accidents
(Departmental Colloquium)
Stirling B
Nov 13, 2002
10:30 AM
Gregory Jerkiewicz Temperature-dependent surface electrochemistry hydrogen and sulfur.
What new do we learn?
Does it serve any good purpose?

(Condensed Matter Physics Seminar)
Room 501
Nov 12, 2002
11:30 AM
Kim Innanen Of Horseshoes and Quasi-satellites
(Astro/Particle Seminar)
Room 201
Nov 11, 2002
1:30 PM
Joe MacMillan Supermassive Black Holes
(Physics 901 Colloquium (Internal to Department))
Stirling A
Nov 6, 2002
1:30 PM
Christine Wilson A Close-Up View of a Merger System: Molecular Gas and Star Formation in the Antennae
(Departmental Colloquium)
Stirling A
Nov 6, 2002
10:30 AM
Jun Gao Vapor Sensor and Resistless Pattern Generation based on Porus Silicon Formation
(Condensed Matter Physics Seminar)
Room 501
Nov 4, 2002
1:30 PM
Tara Chaves The Disk-Halo Connection in Spiral Galaxies
(Physics 901 Colloquium (Internal to Department))
Stirling A
Nov 4, 2002
10:30 AM
Prof. Yankun Lin Engineering the semiconductor nanocrystal
and photonic crystal for nanophotonic device

(Departmental Colloquium)
Room 401
Oct 30, 2002
10:30 AM
E. Zaremba Dynamical Instability of a Condensate Induced by a Rotating Thermal Cloud*
(Condensed Matter Physics Seminar)
Room 501
Oct 29, 2002
11:30 AM
Phil Gregory A Bayesian Revolution in Spectral Analysis
(Astro/Particle Seminar)
Room 201
Oct 28, 2002
1:30 PM
Jenny MacLeod Scanning Tunneling Microscopy Studies of Semiconductor Surfaces
(Physics 901 Colloquium (Internal to Department))
Stirling A
Oct 23, 2002
1:30 PM
Dr. Zoran D. Popovic Studies of long-term and high-temperature operational stability of small molecule based OLEDs
(Departmental Colloquium)
Stirling A
Oct 21, 2002
1:30 PM
Julius Wan Dynamic Localization in Electronic and Optical Systems
(Physics 901 Colloquium (Internal to Department))
Stirling A
Oct 21, 2002
10:30 AM
Prof. Mike Xu. Ouyang 980nm Pump Laser Facet Passivation
(Departmental Colloquium)
Room 401
Oct 16, 2002
10:30 AM
Dr. Hae-Young Kee Exotic Quantum Phase in Strongly Correlated Systems : Nematic Fermi Liquid
(Condensed Matter Physics Seminar)
Room 501
Oct 15, 2002
11:30 AM
Carlo Contaldi Observations of Primary and Secondary Anisotropies in the CMB: Constraining Models in the Era of Precision Cosmology
(Astro/Particle Seminar)
Room 201
Oct 9, 2002
1:30 PM
William Jo Ferroelectric Thin Films: Enabler for Next Generation Functional Electronics
(Departmental Colloquium)
Stirling A
Oct 7, 2002
1:30 PM
Josh Lipton-Duffin High Resolution Inverse Photoelectron Spectroscopy of Nano-scale Systems
(Physics 901 Colloquium (Internal to Department))
Stirling A
Oct 4, 2002
12:30 PM
Prof. Robert Knobel Quantum Electro-Mechanics:
Integrating Single Electronics with Nano-Mechanics

(Departmental Colloquium)
Stirling B
Oct 2, 2002
1:30 PM
Prof. Federico Rosei Organic Molecules at Surfaces studied by High Resolution Scanning Tunneling Microscopy
(Departmental Colloquium)
Stirling A
Oct 1, 2002
11:30 AM
Man Hoi Lee Origin of Orbital Resonances among Extrasolar Planets and the Satellites of Jupiter
(Astro/Particle Seminar)
Room 201
Sep 30, 2002
10:30 AM
Prof. Gregory Kochanski Physical Modeling of Intonation in Speech
(Departmental Colloquium)
Stirling 412A
Sep 24, 2002
11:30 AM
Ranpal Dosanjh Direct CP violation measurement at NA48
(Astro/Particle Seminar)
Room 201
Sep 18, 2002
10:30 AM
Professor G.P. Srivastava Self-organised Wires and Antiwires on Semiconductor Surfaces
(Condensed Matter Physics Seminar)
Room 501
Sep 17, 2002
11:30 AM
Nir Shaviv From Ice Ages to Dinosaurs and Politics: The Effects of Cosmic Rays on Climate on Earth
(Astro/Particle Seminar)
Room 201
Aug 27, 2002
10:00 AM
S. Jeyakumar A Clumpy Model for Photo Dissociation Regions: Effects of Metallicity
(Departmental Colloquium)
Stirling 201
Aug 8, 2002
1:30 PM
Philippe Di Stefano Low-temperature direct dark matter searches
(Departmental Colloquium)
Theatre A
Jul 17, 2002
1:30 PM
Professor David B. MacFarlane Exploring Nature's Symmetries: CP Violation in the B0 System
(Departmental Colloquium)
Stirling D
Apr 3, 2002
1:30 PM
Brad Marston The Quantum Mechanics of Global Warming
(Departmental Colloquium)
Stirling A
Mar 22, 2002
8:00 PM
Anthony J. Leggett Does the Everyday World REALLY Obey Quantum Mechanics?
(Cave Lecture)
Stirling D
Mar 20, 2002
1:30 PM
Anthony J. Leggett Cuprate Superconductivity Without a 'Model'
(Departmental Colloquium)
Stirling Hall, Theatre A
Mar 13, 2002
1:30 PM
Joeseph Eberly A New Look at "Spooky Action at a Distance"
(Departmental Colloquium)
Stirling Hall, Theatre A
Mar 6, 2002
1:30 PM
John Preston Pursuit of Perfect Films
(Departmental Colloquium)
Stirling Hall, Theatre A
Feb 5, 2002
10:30 AM
Igor Yu. Sokolov "SEASHELL" IN-SITU OR HOW TO DESIGN 3D SELF-ASSEMBLED NANOPOROUS SHAPES
(Condensed Matter Physics Seminar)
Stirling 501

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