Fall 2022- Spring 2023

DateSpeaker NameSpeaker AffiliationTitle
Thurs. 09/01

Jennifer Ross,

Department Chair

Syracuse UniversityWelcome Reception
Thurs. 09/08

Undergraduates: AJ Bekoe, Charles Drew, Hong Lee, Jakub Kochanowski, James Harford, MP Geiss, Nathan Magers, Ruell Branch

Syracuse University

Undergraduate Summer Experience 2022

Thurs. 09/15Ibou Bah, Assistant Professor of Physics and AstronomyJohns Hopkins University

Topological stars in gravity 

Thurs. 09/22Stephon Alexander, Professor of PhysicsBrown University

The Chiral Universe

Thurs. 09/29Chandralekha SinghUniversity of Pittsburgh

How to enhance physics by making it inclusive

Thurs. 10/06Arpita UpadhyayaUniversity of Maryland
Thurs. 10/13Peter McMahonCornell University
Thurs. 10/20Vincent RodgersUniversity of Iowa


Thu. 10/27Natalie GosnellColorado College
Thu. 11/03Andrew LeiferPrinceton
Thu. 11/10Shri KulkarniCaltech
Thu. 11/17Xiaoming MaoUniversity of Michigan
Thu. 11/24THANKSGIVING - NO COLLOQUIUM

Thu. 12/01

No colloquium - Holiday Party!

Inn Complete
Thu. 12/08

Gaby Maimon

Rockefeller University
Mon. 01/09

Suraj Shankar

Harvard UniversityActive muscular hydraulics

Thu.  01/12

Nidhi PashineYale UniversityHarnessing disorder to create novel functionality in materials
Tue.   01/17Maijia LiaoYale UniversityScaling laws in branching morphogenesis
Thu.  01/19Emily GehrelsMarseille Developmental Biology InstituteHow to create form and function in biological and synthetic systems
Tue.   01/24Colm KelleherHarvard UniversityLiquid Crystal Physics in the Mammalian Meiotic Spindle
Thu.  02/09Carl RosenzweigSyracuse UniversityWhat Can Atoms Teach Us About the Accelerating Expansion of Our Universe
Thu.  02/16Andrê de GouvêaNorthwestern UniversityThe Brave nu World
Thu.  02/23Angela KuoUniversity of Illinois Urbana-ChampaignBuilding a Hybrid Quantum Device from Semiconducting Spins and Superconducting Circuits
Thu.  03/02Thomas VoMeta
Thu.  03/23Zvonimir ĐogićUC Santa Barbara
Thu.  03/30Adam GinsburgUniversity of Florida
Thu.  04/06Jaysin Lord

Thu.  04/13Rachel Bezanson

Thu.  04/20Community ConversationSyracuse University
Thu.  04/27Jessica EsquivelFermilabCan wobbling muons probe physics beyond the standard model? Fermilab’s Muon g-2 Run 1 results
Thu.  05/04Matt Harrington

Thu.  05/04AwardsSyracuse UniversityEnd-of-academic-year awards ceremony


Fall 2021- Spring 2022

date

speaker

title

Colloquium Videos

9/2/21Jennifer RossWelcome ColloquiumWelcome Colloquium video
9/9/21Mitchell SoderbergParticle Prospecting: Digging for Discovery with NeutrinosMitchell Soderberg Colloquia video
9/16/21Joseph PaulsenThe Wrinkle-to-Crumple Transition in Thin Elastic SolidsJoseph Paulsen colloquia video
9/21/21Craig Cahillane Controls and inference for current and future gravitational wave detectorsCraig Cahillane colloquia video
9/23/21 Georgia MansellCommissioning the advanced LIGO detectors for the fourth observing runGeorgia Mansell colloquia video
9/28/21Scott WatsonCosmology and New PhysicsScott Watson colloquia video
9/30/21Jay Hubisz New Horizons in Physics From Open Quantum SystemsJay Hubisz colloquia video
10/05/21Anna GreenSmoothing the Road Towards Precision Gravitational Wave Observations: Overcoming Optical Imperfections for Current & Future DetectorsAnna Green colloquia video
10/12/21Bryan Ramson

High Energy Physics Seminar: Neutrino Physics Needs a New Generation of Bubble Chambers with Light Nuclear Targets

Bryan Ramson HEP seminar video
10/14/21Margaret GardelVirtual: Physics of Morphogenetic MatterMargaret Gardel colloquium video
10/21/21Fernanda PsihasHigh Energy Physics Seminar: Prospects for a 100-ton scale neutrino-less double-beta decay at DUNEFernanda Psihas HEP seminar video
10/26/21Daniel Johnson

High Energy Physics Seminar: What’s the matter with matter?

Daniel Johnson HEP seminar video

10/28/21

Rafael Silva Coutinho

Virtual - Beauty Quarks behaving awkwardly, or is New Physics hiding in flavor?

Rafael Silva Coutinho's seminar video
11/04/21Phy-GOCOVID 19 Listening session
11/11/21Rosario Porras-AguilarVirtual- Polarization-based quantitative phase microscopy

Rosario Porras-Aguilar colloquia video

11/18/21Physics EID Event Microscopes and Telescopes
11/25/21

Thanksgiving

No colloquium



12/02/21Holiday Party! Yay!

12/09/21Jennifer Ross, Physics Dept. ChairCommunity Conversations with Syracuse University Department of Public Safety
1/20/22

Jennifer Ross,

Department Chair

Welcome Back
1/27/22

Dr. Bryan VanSaders, University of Chicago

Reserve: BioInspired

MetaMaterials Search

Dislocation machines: topological defects for organizing shape change in crystalline metamaterials Bryan VanSaders
2/1/22

Dr. Chrisy Xiyu Du, Harvard University

Reserve: BioInspired

MetaMaterials Search

Programming Interaction and Assembly with Magnetic Handshake MaterialsChrisy Xiyu Du
2/3/22

Dr. Erin Teich, University of Pennsylvania

Reserve: BioInspired

MetaMaterials Search

Discovery and design of emergent behavior in soft materialsErin Teich
2/8/22

Dr. Varda Faghir Hagh, University of Chicago

Reserve: BioInspired

MetaMaterials Search

Systematic manipulation of disorder for extraordinary functionality in materialsVarda Faghir Hagh
2/10/22

Dr. Qingkun Liu, Cornell

Reserve: BioInspired

MetaMaterials Search

Microrobots with electrically programmable shapesQingkun Liu
3/1/22Andrei KlishinHuman learning of semantic networksAndrei Klishin
3/3/22Dheeraj PashamMysterious quasi-periodic signals from centers of external galaxiesDheeraj Pasham
3/10/22No colloquiumNo colloquium
3/17/22

Spring Break

No colloquium

March Meeting

Spring Break

No colloquium

March Meeting


3/24/22Mark TroddenGravity in the Age of Precision CosmologyMark Trodden
3/31/22Mary EltingDestructive Testing on Cellular Machinery: Probing Mechanics of Cell Division by Laser AblationMary Elting
04/07/22Steve FairhurstObservations of Gravitational Waves from Black Hole and Neutron Star MergersSteve Fairhurst
04/21/22

Jennifer Ross,

Department Chair

Department Celebration



Jennifer Ross,

Department Chair

5/5/22

Neal Powless,

SU Ombuds

Community Conversations with Neal Powless, Syracuse University Ombudsperson



Neal Powless,

SU Ombuds


Fall 2020- Spring 2021

date

speaker

title

Colloquium Videos

09/10/20

Stefan Ballmer

Designing the Next Generation of Terrestrial Gravitational-Wave Detectors

Stefan Ballmer colloquia video

09/17/20

Matt Rudolph

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

Matt Rudolph colloquia video

09/24/20

Jen Schwarz

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

Jennifer Schwarz colloquia video

10/08/20

Sinclaire Manning

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

Sinclaire Manning colloquia video

10/15/20

Jonathan Asaadi

Pixelation: Bringing liquid noble element detectors into focus

Jonathan Asaadi colloquia video

10/22/20

Carlos Vargas

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

Carlos Vargas colloquia video

10/29/20

Kate Alexander

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

N/A

11/05/20

Steve Penn

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

Steven Penn colloquia video

11/11/20

Guillaume Duclos

Hydrodynamics instability, buckling, and topological defect loops in 3D active nematics

Guillaume Duclos colloquia video

11/12/20

Jonathan Rosner (U. Chicago)

“Exotic hadrons — 56 years and counting”

Jonathan Rosner colloquia video

11/19/20

Bryan Ramson (FNAL)

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

Bryan Ramson colloquia video

02/11/21Rafael CoutinhoA Flavorful Road to New Physics? 

Rafael Silva Continho colloquium video

2/18/21Nathan Keim

Cyclic Memories in Disordered Matter

Nathan Keim colloquia video
2/25/21Brian Nord

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

Brian Nord colloquia video
3/4/21Brooke Russell

Readying for the Neutrino Onslaught: design and prototyping for the DUNE LAr Near Detector

Brooke Russell colloquia video
3/11/21Fernanda Psihas

Deep Learning In Neutrino Physics

N/A
3/18/21Kandice Tanner

Microenvironment regulation of metastasis

Fernanda Psihas colloquia video
4/8/21Yue Zhao

Astrophysical Probes to New Physics Beyond the Standard Model

Yue Zhao colloquia video
4/15/21Antun Skanata

Evolving memory across scales: from populations to ecosystems

Antun Skanata colloquia video
4/22/21Eugenia Etkina

Investigative Science Learning Environment (ISLE): helping students learn physics by practicing it and be empowered 

Eugenia Etkina colloquia video
4/29/21Evelyn Tang

Predicting Robust Emergent Function in Living and Active Systems

Evelyn Tang colloquia video
5/6/21Jennifer RossCommunity Conversations ColloquiaCommunity Conversations colloquia video
5/13/21Jennifer Curtis

Coordinating Adhesion with Repulsion: How Cells Use Polymer Brushes to Orchestrate Life

Jennifer Curtis colloquia video