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Past Events

February 25, 2021

Brian Nord

Deeply Uncertain: Using AI to Disentangle Signals in Cosmological Probes for Next-Generation Experiments

February 25, 2021 at 3:30pm4:45pm EST

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The Department of Physics in the College of Arts and Sciences is honored to welcome Dr. Brian Nord to present their weekly virtual colloquia. Dr. Nord is an associate professor at the University of…

February 18, 2021

Dr. Nathan Keim

Cyclic Memories in Disordered Matter

February 18, 2021 at 3:30pm4:45pm EST

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The Department of Physics welcomes Dr. Nathan Keim to present a physics virtual colloquia. The talk is geared towards undergraduate students but all are welcome. Dr. Keim is an associate research…

February 11, 2021

Dr. Rafael Silva Coutinho

A Flavorful Road to New Physics?

February 11, 2021 at 3:30pm5:00pm EST

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The Department of Physics welcomes  Dr. Rafael Silva Coutinho to kick off their Spring 2021 virtual colloquia presentation series. Abstract:  While the Standard Model (SM) of particle physics…

February 5, 2021

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Symposium: “Geometry, Memory, and Materials”

February 5, 2021 at 9:30am12:30pm EST

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The Physics Department and the SU BioInspired Institute invite you to register and join us on Friday Feb. 5 from 9:30 – 12:30 for a virtual mini-symposium titled: “Geometry, Memory, and…

January 28, 2021

Film Screening: “Picture A Scientist”

January 28, 2021 at 3:45pm4:45pm EST

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The EID committee, in conjunction with PhyGo, would like to invite you to a screening of “Picture A Scientist” for the first colloquia slot of 2021 on January 28! We will also be hosting a…

November 19, 2020

Dr. Bryan Ramson

Using the Whole Buffalo: Coordinating subsystems of the DUNE Far Detector prototype for a measurement of light attenuation in liquid argon

November 19, 2020 at 3:45pm4:45pm EST

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The Department of Physics welcomes Professor Dr. Bryan Ramson to present their virtual colloquia. Dr. Bryan Ramson is a postdoctoral researcher in the Fermilab Neutrino Division. He is a member of…

November 17, 2020

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Industry Speaker Seminar Series

November 17, 2020 at 10:00am11:00am EST

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The Physics Graduate Students Organization (PhyGo) has created an industry speaker seminar series, meant to expose PhD candidates to industry opportunities. The seminar will be in the form of a…

November 12, 2020

Dr. Jonathan Rosner

Exotic Particles – 56 Years and Counting

November 12, 2020 at 3:45pm4:45pm EST

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The Department of Physics welcomes Dr. Jonathan L. Rosner from the University of Chicago, for their weekly virtual colloquium.  Jonathan L. Rosner’s theoretical work has concentrated on…

November 11, 2020

guest speaker Dr. Guillaume Duclos

Physics Virtual Colloquia: 3D Active Nematics

November 11, 2020 at 3:45pm4:45pm EST

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The Department of Physics welcomes Dr. Guillaume Duclos to present this week’s virtual colloquia. Dr. Duclos is a assistant professor of physics at Brandeis University. He holds a doctoral…

November 5, 2020

guest speaker Dr. Steven Penn

New Vision for LIGO: Coating Thermal Noise and the New Observables for Gravitational Wave Astronomy

November 5, 2020 at 3:45pm4:45pm EST

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The Department of Physics welcomes Professor Steven Penn to present their virtual colloquia. Steve is an associate professor of physics at Hobart and William Smith Colleges in Geneva, NY. He received…

October 29, 2020

Dr. Kate Alexander

Cosmic Extremes: Time-Domain Astrophysics in a Multi-Messenger World

October 29, 2020 at 3:45pm4:45pm EDT

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The Department of Physics welcomes Kate Alexander (Northwestern University) to present during their virtual colloquium. Dr. Kate D. Alexander is currently a NASA Einstein Postdoctoral Fellow at…

October 23, 2020

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Virtual Workshop: Complex Flows in Biological Systems

October 23, 2020 at 12:00pm3:00pm EDT

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The Physics Department’s Soft Matter and Biophysics group and the Syracuse University BioInspired Institute present the first of series of thematic workshops that will be presented once a month…

October 22, 2020

Dr. Carlos J Vargas

Why I Stopped Waiting for Someone Else to Map the Warm-hot Circumgalactic Medium

October 22, 2020 at 3:45pm4:45pm EDT

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The Department of Physics welcomes Dr. Carlos J. Vargas to present during their virtual colloquium. Dr. Vargas earned his Ph.D. in 2018 from New Mexico State University, where he led and contributed…

October 15, 2020

Pixelation: Bringing liquid noble element detectors into focus

October 15, 2020 at 3:45pm4:45pm EDT

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The Department of Physics welcomes Dr. Jonathan Asaadi to present their weekly colloquia. Dr. Asaadi is currently an assistant professor in the physics department at the University of Texas…

October 8, 2020

guest speaker Sinclaire Manning

Characterization of “HST-Dark” Dusty Star-Forming Galaxies in the MORA Survey

October 8, 2020 at 3:45pm4:45pm EDT

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The Department of Physics welcomes Graduate Research Assistant and an NSF Graduate Research Fellow Sinclaire Manning  to present their weekly virtual colloquia. Sinclaire studies the formation and…

September 24, 2020

colloquia speaker Dr. Jennifer Schwarz

From chromatin to COVID: A theoretical physicist’s search for new collective phenomena in living matter

September 24, 2020 at 3:45pm4:45pm EDT

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The Department of Physics will present a colloquia this week with Physics Associate Professor Jennifer Schwarz. The physics community continues to make significant contributions to the understanding…

September 17, 2020

Looking for physics beyond the Standard Model with b-quark decays

September 17, 2020 at 3:45pm4:45pm EDT

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The Department of Physics will present a colloquia with Assistant Professor Matthew Rudolph. Abstract: Hints of lepton flavor non-universality in the decays of particles with b-quarks are currently…

September 10, 2020

Designing the Next Generation of Terrestrial Gravitational-Wave Detectors

September 10, 2020 at 3:30pm4:30pm EDT

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The Department of Physics is pleased to kick off their Fall 2020 colloquia season with professor Stefan Ballmer.  Dr. Ballmer is is an associate professor of physics at Syracuse University.…

April 17, 2020

CANCELLED: Biophysics Seminar: Professor Karen Kasza, Columbia University

This event has been cancelled.

April 17, 2020 at 11:00am12:00pm EDT

Physics Building, 202

Karen Kasza, Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering at Columbia University, will present a seminar as part of the Soft Matter and Biophysics seminar series.

April 10, 2020

CANCELLED: Biophysics Seminar: Professor Ionel Popa, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee

This event has been cancelled.

April 10, 2020 at 11:00am12:00pm EDT

Physics Building, 202

Ionel Popa, Assistant Professor of Physics at the University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, will present a seminar as part of the Soft Matter and Biophysics seminar series.