The University of Mississippi
Department of Physics and Astronomy

Seminars/Colloquia, Fall 2017

Unless noted otherwise, Tuesday Colloquia are at 4:00 PM
with refreshments served 15 minutes before each colloquium.

Scheduling for additional seminars will vary.

Date/Place Speaker Title (and link to abstract)
Tue, Aug 22
Lewis 101
Department Faculty
Department of Physics and Astronomy
University of Mississippi
Introduction to Department Research, followed by Ice Cream Social.(PDF)
Tue, Aug 29
Lewis 101
Mike Reep and Scott Watkins
Department of Physics and Astronomy
University of Mississippi
Machine Shop Physics
Tue, Sep 5
Lewis 101
 
 
 
 
Tue, Sep 12
Lewis 101
No Colloquium
 
 
(Graduate Student Comprehensive Examinations)
Tue, Sep 19
Lewis 101
 
 
 
 
Tue, Sep 26
Lewis 101
Ron Miles
Department of Mechanical Engineering
Tate Uninversity New york — Binghamton
Bio-Inspired Microphones for Hearing-Aids
Tue, Oct 3
Lewis 101
John Thompson
Department of Physics and Aastronomy
University of Maine
Student Understanding at the Physics-Mathematics Interface
Tue, Oct 10
Lewis 101
Alex Yakovlev
Department of Electrical Engineering
University of Mississippi
Recent Developments on Graphene and Graphene Periodic Surfaces at Microwave and Terahertz Frequencies
Tue, Oct 17
Lewis 101
Jenny Ross
Department of Physics
University of Massachusetts — Amherst
Microtubule Biophysics
Tue, Oct 24
Lewis 101
 
 
 
 
Tue, Oct 31
Lewis 101
 
 
 
 
Tue, Nov 7
Lewis 101
 
 
 
 
Tue, Nov 14
Lewis 101
Matthias Kaminski
Department of Physics and Aastronomy
University of Alabama
Gauge/Gravitational Holography — Strong Physics far from Equilibrium
Tue, Nov 21
Lewis 101
Thomas Turkey
Department of Nutrition
Virginia Tech
Continuing Advantages of a Vegetarian Diet
Tue, Nov 28
Lewis 101
 
 
 
 
Tue, Dec 05
Lewis 101
Final Exam Week  

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Abstracts of Talks


Department Faculty
Department of Physics and Astronomy
University of Mississippi

Introduction to Department Research, followed by Ice Cream Social.

3:00 PM — Society for Physics Students (SPS) greets new undergrads and gives tour of Lewis Hall
3:30 PM — Undergrad / Faculty Pizza Social
4:00 PM — Colloquium: Department Research Overview
4:30 PM — Grad Student / Faculty Ice Cream Social


Mike Reep and Scott Watkins
Department of Physics and Astronomy
University of Mississippi

Machine Shop Physics

Experimental physics depends on instrumentation made in the University of Mississippi's Physics machine shop. Instruments made for Acoustics, Atmospheric physics, Condensed Matter physics, and Particle physics will be shown.