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Research Seminars - Spring 2015

Friday, Jan. 16, 2015

Collective Properties of X-ray Binaries in (Normal) Galaxies
Dr. Pranah Ghosh, Tata Institute of Fundamental Research
BB 3.04.18 at 3:00PM

Friday, Jan. 23, 2015

Nanoscopic Optical Ruler Beyond FRET Distance Limit: Fundamentals & Applications
Dr. Paresh C. Ray, Jackson State University
BB 3.04.18 at 3:00PM

Friday, Jan. 30, 2015

Super-resolution optical microscopy of DNA conjugated gold nanoparticles
Dr. Kathryn Mayer, UTSA
BB 3.04.18 at 3:00PM

Friday, Feb. 6, 2015

Single-molecule measurements of protein folding and dynamics
Dr. Dmitrii E. Makarov, UT Austin
BB 3.04.18 at 3:00PM

Friday, Feb. 13, 2015

Calibrating Exploding Stars for Precision Cosmology
Dr. Peter Brown, Texas A&M
BB 3.04.18 at 3:00PM

Friday, Feb. 20, 2015

The Cold Plasma of Geospace
Dr. Jerry Goldstein, Southwest Research Institute
BB 3.04.18 at 3:00PM

Friday, Feb. 27, 2015

Optical Nanoscopes, Superlenses, and Microscope Condensers
Dr. Luis Grave de Peralta, Texas Tech
BB 3.04.18 at 3:00PM

Friday, March 6, 2015

Attosecond Transient Absorbtion: From Atoms to Band Gap Solids
Dr. Stephen R. Leone, UC Berkley
MB 0.212 at 3:30PM

Friday, March 20, 2015

The Interstellar Boundary Explorer - IBEX
Dr. Dave McComas, Southwest Research Institute
BB 3.04.18 at 3:00PM

Friday, March 27, 2015

Electrolyte solution - active medium for biomolecular and inter-particle interactions
Dr. Maria Sushko, Pacific Northwest National Lab
BB 3.04.18 at 3:00PM

Friday, April 10, 2015

Illuminating Chemical and Biological Interfaces with Plasmonics
Dr. Jason Hafner, Rice University
BB 3.04.18 at 3:00PM

Friday, April 17, 2015


Dr. John Hart, UT Health Science Center - San Antonio
BB 3.04.18 at 3:00PM

Friday, April 24, 2015

Two-Dimensional Materials: From Doped Graphene to WS2 monolayers van der Waals Solids and more
Dr. Maruicio Terrones, Penn State Department of Chemistry
BB 3.04.18 at 3:00PM

Research Seminars - Fall 2014

Friday, Sept. 5, 2014

B-mode Polarization of the Cosmic Microwave Background
Dr. Rafael Lopez Mobilia, UTSA
BB 3.04.18 at 3:00PM - VIDEO

Friday, Sept. 12, 2014

"Seeing" atoms and Bonds with a Computer
Dr. James R. Chelikowsky, UT Austin
BB 3.04.18 at 3:00PM - VIDEO

Friday, Sept. 19, 2014

Z60, Phantaspheraurate
Dr. Robert Whetten, UTSA
BB 3.04.18 at 3:00PM - VIDEO

Friday, Sept. 26, 2014

Thermal properties of devices and nano structures
Dr. Mark Holtz, Texas State
BB 3.04.18 at 3:00PM

Friday, Oct. 3, 2014


College of Science Conference!

Friday, Oct. 10, 2014

Cosmic Reionization
Dr. Christopher Carilli, National Radio Astronomy Observatory
BB 3.04.18 at 3:00PM - VIDEO

Friday, Oct. 17, 2014

Black holes and neutron stars in globular clusters
Dr. Thomas Maccarone, Texas Tech
BB 3.04.18 at 3:00PM - VIDEO

Friday, Oct. 24, 2014

Optical and Electron Spectroscopy for Plasmonics
Dr. Emile Ringe, RICE University
BB 3.04.18 at 3:00PM

Friday, Oct. 31, 2014

Physics of Hydrofracturing
Dr. Michael Marder, UT Austin
BB 3.04.18 at 3:00PM - VIDEO

Friday, Nov. 7, 2014

New Materials Strategies for Hybrid Electronic Circuitry
Dr. Tobin Marks, Northwestern University
BB 3.04.18 at 3:00PM - VIDEO

Friday, Nov. 14, 2014

Heavy Ions in the Solar Wind
Dr. Stefano Livi, SWRI
BB 3.04.18 at 3:00PM - VIDEO

Friday, Nov. 21, 2014

When imperfect sample meets results rush. Industrial applications of in-situ scanning electron microscopy.
Dr. Alejandra Camacho, L'Oreal Cosmetics
BB 3.04.18 at 3:00PM - VIDEO

 


Friday, Dec. 5, 2014

Material Science with Atomic Layers
Dr. Pulickel Ajayan, RICE University
BB 3.04.18 at 3:00PM - VIDEO

Research Seminars - Spring 2014

Friday, Jan. 17, 2014

Game Changing R&D in the Energy Industry
Dr. Andrew Kaldor, ExxonMobil Research and Engineering Co.
BB 3.04.18 at 3:00PM

Friday, Jan. 24, 2014

Dr. David J. McComas, Southwest Rearch Institute
BB 3.04.18 at 3:00PM

Friday, Jan. 31, 2014

Black Holes, Dark Matter, and Dark Energy through the Eyes of Texas
Dr. Karl Gebhardt, UT Austin
BB 3.04.18 at 3:00PM

Friday, Feb. 7, 2014

Growth, Transformation, and Assembly of Nanoscale Materials: Insights from Simulation
Dr. Kristen A. Fichthorn, Penn State
BB 3.04.18 at 3:00PM

Friday, Feb. 14, 2014

Kinetic Processes in the Nanoworld: A few examples from thin film growth, nanomedicine and nanoparticle solutions
Dr. Alberto Pimpinelli, Rice University
BB 3.04.18 at 3:00PM

Friday, Feb. 21, 2014

Nanoparticle Analysis by Analytical Ultracentrifugation
Dr. Borries Demeler, UT Health Science Center
BB 3.04.18 at 3:00PM

Friday, Feb 28, 2014

Monodisperse Carbon Nanomaterial Heterostructures
Dr. Mark Hersam, Northwestern University
BB 3.04.18 at 3:00PM

Friday, March 7, 2014

Science and Technology of Multifunctional Oxide and Ultrananocrystalline Diamon (UNCD) Films and Applications to a New Generation of Multifunctional Devices
Dr. Orlando Auciello, UT Dallas
BB 3.04.18 at 3:00PM

Friday, March 14, 2014


SPRING BREAK

Friday, March 21, 2014

The Physics of the Neutron Star Crust - Core Transition: Observable Consequences and Symmetry Energy Constraints
Dr. William Newton, Texas A&M - Commerce
BB 3.04.18 at 3:00PM

Friday, March 28, 2014

The Inner World of Proteins as Seen by the "Electrostatic Eyes" of Tryptophan
Dr. Patrick Callis, Montana State University
BB 3.04.18 at 3:00PM

Friday, April 4, 2014

2D and 3D Plasmonic-Magnetic Hybrid Graphene Oxide Architecture for Biology and Medicine
Dr. Paresh C. Ray, Jackson State University
BB 3.04.18 at 3:00PM

Friday, April 11, 2014

Optical Properties of Nanoscale Nanoelectronic Materials
Dr. Alain Diebold, Center of Nanoscale Metrology, Unversity at Albany, SUNY
BB 3.04.18 at 3:00PM

Friday, April 18, 2014

Aberration-correct Electron Microscopy of Supported Atoms, Clusters, and Nanoparticles
Dr. Jingyue (Jimmy) Liu, Arizona State University
BB 3.04.18 at 3:00PM

Friday, April 25, 2014

Carbon materials synthesis for the chemical, electronics and oil/gas industries
Dr. James M Tour, Rice University
BB 3.04.18 at 3:00PM

 

Research Seminars - Fall 2013

Friday, Sept. 6, 2013

Assembling Nanoclusters in Water for Diagnostics and Therapy
Dr. Thomas Truskett, UT Austin
BB 3.04.18 at 3:00PM

Friday, Sept. 13, 2013

Modeling active plasmonic response
Dr. George C. Schatz, Northwestern University
BB 3.04.18 at 3:00PM

Friday, Sept. 20, 2013

Nanomaterials in Biodetection and Drug Delivery
Dr. Liang Tang, UTSA
BB 3.04.18 at 3:00PM

Friday, Sept. 27, 2013

Advanced LIGO: Expanding the Search for Gravitational Waves
Dr. Dennis W. Ugolini, Trinity University
BB 3.04.18 at 3:00PM

Friday, Oct. 4, 2013

Transition Metal Sulfide Catalytic Materials: Physical and Chemical Properties for Control of Activity and Selectivity
Dr. Russell R. Chianelli, UT at El Paso
BB 3.04.18 at 3:00PM

Friday, Oct. 11, 2013

Michealis-Menten Kinetics & Physical Organic Chemistry for Characterizing Supported Au Nanoparticle Catalysts
Dr. Bert Chandler, Trinity University
BB 3.04.18 at 3:00PM

Friday, Oct. 18, 2013


COS Conference

Friday, Oct. 25, 2013

Essentials of epigenetic switches from single molecule approaches
Dr. Laura Finzi, Emory University
BB 3.04.18 at 3:00PM

Friday, Nov. 1, 2013

The Fascinating Carbon Nanostructures
Dr. Judy Wu, University of Kansas
BB 3.04.18 at 3:00PM

Friday, Nov. 8, 2013

Finding the First Cosmic Explosions
Dr. Daniel Whalen, Los Alamos National Lab
BB 3.04.18 at 3:00PM

Friday, Nov. 15, 2013

--- CANCELED ---
Dr. Vicki L. Colvin, Rice University
BB 3.04.18 at 3:00PM

Friday, Nov. 22, 2013

DNA Biophysics in Nanobiology: Advantages of nonlinear behavior
Dr. Montgomery (Monte) Pettitt, UT Medical Branch at Galveston
BB 3.04.18 at 3:00PM

Friday, Dec. 6, 2013

Are there Signals Coming to us from Before the Big Bang? New Information from WMAP and Planck Satellites
Sir Roger Penrose, University of Oxford
BB 3.04.18 at 3:00PM - VIDEO

 

Research Seminars - Spring 2013

Friday, January 25, 2013

Soft Matter Physics and Bacteria
Dr. Gerard Wong, California NanoSystems Institute, UCLA
UC 2.212 at 3:00PM - VIDEO

Friday, February 1, 2013

Modeling Intermolecular Forces in Biomolecules
Dr. Pengyu Ren, UT Austin
UC 2.02.02 at 3:00PM

Friday, February 8, 2013

New Generation Surface Characterization
Dr. Emile A Schweikert, Texas A&M
UC 2.02.02 at 3:00PM

Friday, February 15, 2013

Dirac fermions, two-dimensional topological insulators, and valley Hall effect in transition metal intercalated graphene
Dr. Shengbai Zhang, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, NY
UC 2.02.02 at 3:00PM

Friday, February 22, 2013

An Olympic View of the Density Functional Theory
Dr. Jianzhong Wu, UC Riverside
BB 3.04.18 at 3:00PM

Friday, March 1, 2013

Spin-Density-Wave and Superconductivity in Iron-Pnictides
Dr. Chin-Sen Ting, University of Houston
BB 3.04.18 at 3:00PM - VIDEO

Friday, March 8, 2013

Fracture of Crystalline Silicon Nanopillars during Electrochemical Lithium Insertion
Dr. William D. Nix, Standford University
BB 3.04.18 at 3:00PM - VIDEO

Friday, March 22, 2013

Why is it so difficult to model and understand "simple" boiling of a liquid?
Dr. Tapio Ala-Nissila, Brown University, RI
BB 3.04.18 at 3:00PM - VIDEO

Friday, March 29, 2013

Young Brown Dwarfs and Planetary Mass Objects
Dr. Daniel Jaffe, UT Austin
BB 3.04.18 at 3:00PM - VIDEO

Friday, April 5, 2013

Quantum Mechanics, Biology and Noise
Dr. Stuart Lindsay, Arizona State University
BB 3.04.18 at 3:00PM - VIDEO

Friday, April 12, 2013

Ultrafast Nanoplasmonics: Toward Controlled Chemistry as the Space-Time Limit
Dr. Tamar Seideman, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL
BB 3.04.18 at 3:00PM - VIDEO

Friday, April 19, 2013

High-resolution, Infrared Spectroscopy of Star Forming Regions
Dr. Matthew Richter, University of California, Davis
BB 3.04.18 at 3:00PM - VIDEO

Friday, April 26, 2013

Recent Progress Treating Noise in Quantum Devices
Dr. Mark S. Byrd, Southern Illinois University
BB 3.04.18 at 3:00PM

 

Research Seminars - Fall 2012

Friday, September 7, 2012

Multifunctional Gold Nanotechnology for Biology
Dr. Paresh Chandra Ray, Jackson State University
BB 3.04.06 at 3:15PM - VIDEO

Friday, September 14, 2012

Thermal Barrier Coatings as Enablers of Energy Efficiency: Design Concepts and Fundamental Challenges
Dr. Carlos Levi, UC Santa Barbara
BB 3.04.06 at 3:15PM - VIDEO

Friday, September 21, 2012

Equilibrium at the Edge: From Nanotubes to Graphene and the Other Flat Materials
Dr. Boris I Yakobson, Rice University
BB 3.04.06 at 3:15PM

Friday, September 28, 2012

James Webb Space Telescope: Science Opportunities and Mission Progress
Dr. John C. Mather, NASA
BB 3.04.06 at 3:15PM

Friday, October 5, 2012

-CANCELED-RESCHEDULED TO SPRING SEMESTER-
Dr. Gerard Wong, UCLA
BB 3.04.06 at 3:15PM

Friday, October 12, 2012

Plasmonics and Metamaterials to Control and Manipulate EM Waves at the Nanoscale
Dr. Andrea Alu, UT Austin
BB 3.04.06 at 3:15PM

Friday, October 19, 2012

Prospective the Bulge of Our Galaxy for Black Holes and Neutron Stars
Dr. Robert Hynes, Louisiana State Univ
BB 3.04.06 at 3:15PM

Friday, October 26, 2012

Gamma-Ray Bursts as Tools for Extragalactic Astrophysics and Cosmology
Dr. Rosalba Perna, Univ. of Colorado, Boulder
BB 3.04.06 at 3:15PM

Friday, November 2, 2012

Why is the Expansion of the Universe Accelerating
Dr. Mustapha Ishak-Boushaki, UT Dallas
BB 3.04.06 at 3:15PM

Friday, November 9, 2012

Density functional analysis of the magnetic and electronic properties of several magnetic solids: Apparently puzzling observations
Dr. Mike H. Whangbo, North Carolina State University
BB 3.04.06 at 3:15PM

Friday, November 16, 2012

Evolution and Functionalities of Energy Related Nanomaterials
Dr. Peter Crozier, Arizona State University
BB 3.04.06 at 3:15PM - VIDEO

Friday, November 30, 2012

Microspherical Photonics: Optical Super-Resolution, Resonant Light Pressure, and Periodical Focusing Effects
Dr. Vasily Astratov, Univ. of North Carolina
BB 3.04.06 at 3:15PM - VIDEO

Friday, December 7, 2012

Nanoparticles in Solution: From Spontaneous Asymmetry to Surface Film Self-Assembly and Structure using Atomistic Simulation
Dr. J. Matthew Lane, Sandia National Laboratories
BB 3.04.06 at 3:15PM - VIDEO

 

Research Seminars - Spring 2012

Friday, January 20, 2012

Nanostructured Hybrid CdS:P3HT Solar Cells
Dr. Hailin Zaho Hu, National Autonomous University of Mexico
BB 3.04.06 at 3:15PM - VIDEO

Friday, January 27, 2012

Semiconductors for Hydrogen Production and Thin Film Solar Cells
Dr. Arturo Fernandez, National Autonomous University of Mexico
BB 3.04.06 at 3:15PM - VIDEO

Thursday, February 2, 2012 --Special Seminar--

Chemical functionalization and chemical and electrical passivation of semiconductor surfaces
Dr. Andrew Teplyakov, University of Delaware
BB 3.04.06 at 3:15PM

Friday, February 3, 2012

Nano bulk metals, Carbon nanotubes
Dr. Yuntian T. Zhu, North Carolina State University
BB 3.04.06 at 3:15PM - VIDEO

Friday, Februrary 10, 2012 --Special Seminar--

Synchrotron radiation X-ray fluorescence microscope in material, environmental and medical sciences
Dr. Barry Lai, Argonne National Laboratory
BB 3.04.06 at 3:15PM - VIDEO

Friday, Februrary 10, 2012

Molecular Switches and Rectifiers: The Electronic Properties of Molecular Junctions
Dr. Kim Michelle Lewis, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
BB 3.04.06 at 3:15PM - VIDEO

Friday, Februrary 17, 2012

Stimulated Raman Scattering, spectroscopy, nonlinear microscopy
Dr. H. Beier, Air Force Research Laboratory
BB 3.04.06 at 3:15PM - VIDEO

Friday, Februrary 24, 2012

Magnetic solids, metallic compounds
Dr. Mike Whangbo, North Carolina State University
BB 3.04.06 at 3:15PM

Friday, March 2, 2012

Effective field theories (EFT’s) applied to problems in particle and nuclear physics, and molecular physics
Dr. Bira van Kolck, University of Arizona
BB 3.04.06 at 3:15PM

Friday, March 9, 2012

Epi-optic spectroscopy of Si nano-interfaces
Dr. Mike Downer, UT – Austin
BB 3.04.06 at 3:15PM - VIDEO

Friday, March 16, 2012

--SPRING BREAK--

Friday, March 23, 2012

Direct methods, surface structures, quantum electron crystallography and surface charge density
Dr. Laurence Marks, Northwestern University
BB 3.04.06 at 3:15PM - VIDEO

Friday, March 30, 2012

High Energy Density Nanocomposites: Fundamentals and applications
Dr. Karen Martirosyan, UT – Brownsville
BB 3.04.06 at 3:15PM - VIDEO

Friday, April 6, 2012

Green Nanotechnology in molecular imaging and therapy implications in nanomedicine
Dr. Kattesh V. Katti, University of Missouri
BB 3.04.06 at 3:15PM - VIDEO

Friday, April 13, 2012

Recent Findings on Nanotructural Response and Bio-Nano Interaction
Dr. Zhen Chen, University of Missouri
BB 3.04.06 at 3:15PM - VIDEO

Friday, April 20, 2012

Computational astrophysics (explosions stellar collapse)
Dr. Chris Fryer, Los Alamos National Laboratory
BB 3.04.06 at 3:15PM - VIDEO

Friday, April 27, 2012

What can the Poisson-Boltzmann equation teach us about non-specific and ion–mediated electrostatic interactions in RNA systems?
Dr. Marcia Fenley, Florida State University
BB 3.04.06 at 3:15PM - VIDEO

Research Seminars - Fall 2011

Friday, September 2, 2011

Novel Functionalities: Photons to Promote Actuation in Smart Materials and Ion Beams to Manufacture Biomedical Tools
Dr. Eva Campo, University of Pennsylvania
BB 3.04.06 at 3:15PM - VIDEO

Friday, September 9, 2011

U.S. Photovoltaic Manufacturing Consortium
Dr. Dan Holladay, SEMATECH
BB 3.04.06 at 3:15PM - VIDEO

Friday, September 23, 2011

Regenerative Antioxidant Cerium Oxide Nanoparticles
Dr. Sudipta Seal, University of Central Florida
BB 3.04.06 at 3:15PM - VIDEO

Friday, September 30, 2011

Break-down of classical reaction-diffusion processes in neurons
Dr. Fidel Santamaria, UTSA
BB 3.04.06 at 3:15PM - VIDEO

Friday, October 7, 2011

Cosmology at the Microscopic Scale
Dr. Paul Padley, Rice University
BB 3.04.06 at 3:15PM - VIDEO

Friday, October 14, 2011

Understanding Macromolecular Function via Direct Visualization using Cryo-Electron Microscopy
Dr. Eva Nogales, UC Berkeley
BB 3.04.06 at 3:15PM - VIDEO

Friday, October 21, 2011

In silico characterization of molecular interactions in biological systems
Dr. Claudio Cavasotto, UT Houston
BB 3.04.06 at 3:15PM - VIDEO

Friday, October 28, 2011

Morphologies in Ion-Containing Polymers
Dr. Amalie L. Frischknecht, Sandia National Laboratories
BB 3.04.06 at 3:15PM - VIDEO

Friday, November 4, 2011

Coherent Coupling between Quantum Dots and a Quantum Well
Dr. Gregory J. Salamo, University of Arkansas
BB 3.04.06 at 3:15PM - VIDEO

Friday, November 11, 2011

Seeing Small: Enabling New Discoveries Through Advanced Transmission Electron Microscopy
Dr. Paulo Ferreira, UT Austin
BB 3.04.06 at 3:15PM - VIDEO

Friday, November 18, 2011

Searching for the structures of nanoclusters and nanoalloys
Dr. Riccardo Ferrando, Universita di Genova
BB 3.04.06 at 3:15PM - VIDEO

Friday, November 25, 2011

Thanksgiving Break - No Seminar

Friday, December 2, 2011

The Usefulness of Optical and near-IR Observations of Type Ia Supernovae
Dr. Kevin Krisciunas, Texas A&M University
BB 3.04.06 at 3:15PM - VIDEO

 

Research Seminars - Spring 2011

Friday, January 14, 2011

Emergence of Protected Metallic Clusters as 21st Century Molecular Materials
Dr. Robert Whetten, Georgia Institute of Technology
BB 3.04.18 at 3:15PM

Friday, January 21, 2011

--CANCELED--

Thursday, Janurary 28, 2011

Experimental Analysis of Double-Negative Two-Dimensional Periodic Passive Arrays
Dr. Fabio Urbani, UT Brownsville
BB 3.04.18 at 3:15PM

Friday, February 4, 2011

CANCELED DUE TO WEATHER, RESCHEDULED TO APRIL 1
Dr. Dennis Matthews, UC Davis
BB 3.04.18 at 3:15PM

Friday, Februrary 11, 2011

Computational Modeling of Solvent Effects
Dr. Marcelo Marucho, UT San Antonio
BB 3.04.18 at 3:15PM

Friday, Februrary 18, 2011

Metamaterials: Low loss and gain
Dr. Mikhail Noginov, Norfolk State University
BB 3.04.18 at 3:15PM

Friday, Februrary 25, 2011

Metal-Organic Framework Materials with Functional Pores for Recognition of Small Molecules
Dr. Banglin Chen, UT San Antonio
BB 3.04.18 at 3:15PM

Friday, March 4, 2011

Teaching "Old" Material "New" Tricks: Nanopatterning and Localized Properties of Multifunctional Oxides
Dr. Vinayak Dravid, Northwestern University
BB 3.04.18 at 3:15PM

Friday, March 11, 2011

The Death of Massive Stars: Gamma-Ray Bursts and Supernovae
Dr. Pete Roming, SouthWest Research Institute
BB 3.04.18 at 3:15PM

Friday, March 18, 2011

--SPRING BREAK--

Friday, March 25, 2011

CSI: NGC 1313
Dr. Ian Smith, Rice University
BB 3.04.18 at 3:15PM

Friday, April 1, 2011

The Application of Photon-Based Technologies to the Life Sciences - The Center for Biophotonics
Dr. Dennis Matthews, UC Davis
BB 3.04.18 at 3:15PM

Friday, April 8, 2011

Metamaterial Enhanced MEMS for Terahertz Technology
Dr. Xin Zhang, Boston University
BB 3.04.18 at 3:15PM

Friday, April 15, 2011

Wetting monolayer structure on metals
Dr. Peter Feibelman, Sandia National Laboratories
BB 3.04.18 at 3:15PM

Friday, April 22, 2011

Theory and possible applications of a classical orbital optomechanical effect
Dr. Lev Deych, CUNY Queens College
BB 3.04.18 at 3:15PM

Research Seminars - Fall 2010

Friday, August 27, 2010

Self Assembly of Semiconducting Polymers for Nanostructured Optoelectronic Materials
Dr. Andrew Clark, Southwest Research Institute
BB 3.04.18 at 3:15PM

Friday, September 3, 2010

Faculty Presentations
Department of Physics & Astronomy Faculty
BB 3.04.18 at 3:15PM

Friday, September 10, 2010

Spinning the Unspinnable by Biscrolling Nanofiber Sheets and Functional Guests
Dr. Ray Baughman, Nano Tech Institute, UT Dallas
BB 3.04.18 at 3:15PM

Friday, September 17, 2010

Comparative Studies of Human Indoleamine 2,3-dioxygenase (IDO) and Tryptophan Dioxygenase (TDO)
Dr. Syun-Ru Yeh, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Yeshiva University, New York
BB 3.04.18 at 3:15PM

Friday, September 24, 2010

Cancer Disease and Multiple Drug Resistance Bacteria (MDRB) Present Greatest Challenges in Public Health Care in Today’s World
Dr. Paresh Ray, Jackson State University
BB 3.04.18 at 3:15PM

Friday, October 1, 2010

Glass Transition in a Hard Sphere Fluid
Dr. Isaac Sanchez, UT Austin
BB 3.04.18 at 3:15PM

Friday, October 8, 2010

Challenges in Nuclear Astrophysics
Dr. Carlos Bertulani, Texas A&M, Commerce
BB 3.04.18 at 3:15PM

Friday, October 15, 2010

The Chemical Composition of Mercury’s Exosphere
Dr. Stefano Livi, Southwest Research Institute
BB 3.04.18 at 3:15PM

Friday, October 22, 2010

--FALL BREAK--

Friday, October 29, 2010

Toward Nanopore DNA Sequencing: How to Make a Nano Bar-code Scanner
Dr. Xinsheng Sean Ling, Brown University
BB 3.04.18 at 3:15PM

Friday, November 5, 2010

Broadband and 3D Plasmonics: Holes Redux
Dr. Teri W. Odom, Northwestern University
BB 3.04.18 at 3:15PM

Friday, November 12, 2010

Cassini: Six Years at Saturn
Dr. David Young, Southwest Research Institute
BB 3.04.18 at 3:15PM

Friday, November 19, 2010

High Efficiency Electrical Energy Storage Using Reversible Solid Oxide Fuel Cells
Dr. Scott A. Barnett, Northwestern University
BB 3.04.18 at 3:15PM

Friday, November 26, 2010

Thanksgiving Break - No Seminar

Friday, December 3, 2010

Rulers of the Andes, Children of the Sun
Dr. David Dearborn, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
BB 3.04.18 at 3:15PM

Research Seminars - Spring 2010

Friday, January 15, 2010

Going to Graduate School in an NSF Science and Technology Center
Dr. Jeanne R. Small, University of Washington
MB 0.302 at 3:15PM

Friday, January 22, 2010

Magnetic and Semiconductor Nanostructures and Devices for Ultrahigh Density Recording
Dr. Ernesto Marinero, Hitachi Research Laboratory, San Jose
MB 0.302 at 3:15PM

Thursday, Janurary 29, 2010

Controlling and Manipulating Ferromagnetism With An Electric Field Using Multiferroic Oxide Heterostructures
Dr. Ramamoorthy Ramesh, University of California, Berkeley
MB 0.302 at 3:15PM

Friday, February 5, 2010

What is Chaos?
Dr. Howard Lee, University of Georgia, Athens
MB 0.302 at 3:15PM

Friday, Februrary 12, 2010

Targeted delivery of lipid agents and nanoparticles to cancer cells: How to combine chemical reaction equilibrium and physical interactions for biological activity
Igal Szleifer, Northwestern University, Evanston
MB 0.302 at 3:15PM

Friday, Februrary 19, 2010

Emerging Phenomena in Functional Oxide Heterostructures
Dr. Alex Demokov, University of Texas at Austin
MB 0.302 at 3:15PM

Friday, Februrary 26, 2010

Electromagnetic wave dynamics in ultracold, high-density Rb vapor
Dr. Mark Havey, Old Dominion University
MB 0.302 at 3:15PM

Friday, March 5, 2010

Ionic Driven Self- Assembly
Dr. Monica Olvera de la Cruz, Northwestern University, Evanston
MB 0.302 at 3:15PM

Friday, March 12, 2010

Observation of Chemical Reactions on Surfaces using STM { Watch-
ing Individual Molecules Do Their Molecular Dances

Dr. John T. Yates, Jr., University of Virginia
MB 0.302 at 3:15PM

Friday, March 19, 2010

--SPRING BREAK--

Friday, March 26, 2010

Spontaneous symmetry breaking in semiconductors, superconduc-
tors and Fermi gases trap into optical lattices

Dr. Zlatko Koinov, UTSA
MB 0.302 at 3:15PM

Friday, April 2, 2010

Transport OncoPhysics
Dr. Mauro Ferrari, UT Anderson Cancer Center, Houston
AET 0.212 at 3:15PM

Friday, April 9, 2010

A Documentary of High Mass Star Formation in Orion
Dr. Lynn Matthews, MIT Haystack Observatory
AET 0.212 at 3:15PM

Friday, April 16, 2010

Active photonic nanomaterials: from disorder to periodic structures
Dr. Hui Cao, Yale University
AET 0.212 at 3:15PM

Friday, April 23, 2010

Semiconductor Nanowires and Nanocrystals for Transistor and Photovoltaic Applications
Dr. Brian Korgel, UT Austin
AET 0.212 at 3:15PM