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Past Events

April 17, 2020

CANCELLED: Biophysics Seminar: Professor Karen Kasza, Columbia University

This event has been cancelled.

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

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

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.

April 3, 2020

CANCELLED: Biophysics Seminar: Professor Nathan Keim, Penn State

This event has been cancelled.

April 3, 2020 at 11:00am12:00pm

Physics Building, 202

Nathan Keim, Associate Professor of Physics at Penn State (previously, Cal Poly), will present a seminar as part of the Soft Matter and Biophysics seminar series.

March 12, 2020

CANCELED: Quantum information processing with superconducting circuits: Purcell effect and the measurement problem

March 12, 2020 at 3:30pm5:00pm

Physics Building, 202 / 204

The Department of Physics is pleased to welcome Alexandru Petrescu for a lecture. Alexandru is a postdoctoral fellow at the Institut Quantique, Université de Sherbrooke, , working primarily with…

March 10, 2020

Measure displacement field induced by a fluctuating random force dipole

Dynamic and Rheology of Soft Complex Interfaces and 2D Membranes

March 10, 2020 at 3:30pm5:00pm

Physics Building, 202 / 204

Dr. Molaei is a candidate for a faculty position in the Department of Physics, part of the cluster hiring initiative in the BioInspired Institute.

February 27, 2020

Cracking Neural Circuits of a Simple Brain

February 27, 2020 at 3:30pm5:00pm

Physics Building, 202 / 204

Dr. Mirna Mihovilovic, Center for Soft Matter Research at NYU, is a candidate for a faculty position in the Department of Physics, part of the cluster hiring initiative in the BioInspired Institute.

February 25, 2020

Fluorescence microscopy images of groups of cells in developing embryos show specific patterns of cytoskeletal filaments throughout the tissue.

Deconstructing How Cellular Interactions Ensure Robust Morphogenesis

February 25, 2020 at 3:30pm5:00pm

Physics Building, 202 / 204

Dr. Hannah Yevick, from MIT, is a candidate for a faculty position in the Department of Physics, part of the cluster hiring initiative in the BioInspired Institute.

February 21, 2020

Biophysics Seminar: Force sensing, force output, and cell migration

February 21, 2020 at 10:00am11:00am

Physics Building, 202

Yu-Li Wang, Professor of Biomedical Engineering at Carnegie Melon, will present a seminar as part of the Soft Matter and Biophysics seminar series.

February 20, 2020

3-photon image of a vertical column in awake mouse visual cortex. Green color represents neurons and magenta color represents blood vessels in the cortex and myelin fibers in the white matter.

Cracking Brain Complexity through Multiphoton Imaging

February 20, 2020 at 3:30pm5:00pm

Physics Building, 202 / 204

Murat Yildirim, from MIT, is a candidate for a faculty position in the Department of Physics, part of the cluster hiring initiative in the BioInspired Institute.

February 18, 2020

Towards Quantum Computing with Blochnium Qubit

February 18, 2020 at 3:30pm5:00pm

Physics Building, 202 / 204

The Department of Physics welcomes Dr. Ivan Pechenezhskiy for their weekly colloquia. Dr Pechenezhskiy is a Postdoctoral Research Associate at the Joint Quantum Institute, University of Maryland,…

February 17, 2020

Prospects for a Precision Probe of Black Hole Physics

February 17, 2020 at 3:30pm5:00pm

Physics Building

The Department of Physics welcomes Dr. Richardson to present their weekly colloquia. Dr. Richardson is a postdoctoral Scholar in Physics at Caltech LIGO Laboratory. Abstract: In the past five years,…

February 13, 2020

Biophysical studies of SNARE-mediated membrane fusion

February 13, 2020 at 3:30pm5:00pm

Physics Building, 202 / 204

Jiajie Diao, from the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, is a faculty candidate in the Department of Physics, part of the cluster hiring initiative in the BioInspired Institute.

February 12, 2020

Observing the Universe from Underground – Gravitational Wave Telescope, KAGRA

February 12, 2020 at 3:30pm5:00pm

Physics Building, 202 / 204

The Department of Physics welcomes Dr. Kokeyama from the KAGRA Observatory, ICRR, University of Tokyo, to deliver a presentation as part of the Spring 2020 colloquia. Multimessenger observation with…

February 11, 2020

Physics of Collective Cell Migration: Unjamming and Kenotaxis

February 11, 2020 at 3:30pm5:00pm

Physics Building, 202/204

The Department of Physics welcomes Dr. Jae Hun Kim to present their colloquia. Dr. Kim is a Research Scientist at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health in Boston, Massachusetts, USA.  This…

February 6, 2020

Quantum Information Processing Using Multimode Circuit-QED

February 6, 2020 at 3:30pm5:00pm

Physics Building, 202 / 204

The Department of Physics welcomes Dr. Srivatsan Chakram for their weekly colloquium. Dr.  Chakram is a Postdoctoral Researcher at the University of Chicago. Abstract: Superconducting circuits…

February 5, 2020

Gravitational Wave Detectors and Quantum Mechanics in Interferometers

February 5, 2020 at 3:30pm5:00pm

Physics Building, 202 / 204

The Department of Physics welcomes Dr. Lee McCuller for their weekly colloquium. Abstract: The advanced LIGO gravitational wave observatories operate with unprecedented sensitivity to perturbations…

February 4, 2020

Transient Interactions with Biological Polymers: Structure and Transport

February 4, 2020 at 3:30pm5:00pm

Physics Building, 202/204

Dr. Loren Hough, from the University of Colorado Boulder, is a candidate for a faculty position in the Department of Physics, part of the cluster hiring initiative in the BioInspired Institute.

January 30, 2020

Dr. Hu Cang

Visualizing the Organization of Mitotic Chromosomes by Super-resolution Microscopy

January 30, 2020 at 3:30pm5:00pm

Physics Building, 202 / 204

Dr. Hu Cang, from the Salk Institute for Biological Studies, is a candidate for a faculty position in the Department of Physics, part of the cluster hiring initiative in the BioInspired Institute.

January 28, 2020

Protected Qubits in Superconducting Circuits

January 28, 2020 at 3:30pm5:00pm

Physics Building, 202 / 204

The Department of Physics welcomes Dr. Constantin Schrade for their weekly colloquia. Dr. Schrade is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Condensed Matter Theory at the Massachusetts Institute of…

January 24, 2020

Biophysics Seminar: Engineering optimal fluidic networks, Professor Eleni Katifori

January 24, 2020 at 11:00am12:00pm

Physics Building, 202

Eleni Katifori, Assistant Professor of Physics at the the University of Pennsylvania, will present a seminar as part of the Soft Matter and Biophysics seminar series.