Fall 2023 Colloquium

LSU Physics & Astronomy Colloquium Archives

Note: All colloquia will be held in room 435 Nicholson Hall at 3:30 p.m., unless otherwise indicated.

Date Title of Talk Speaker Speaker's Institution Host
August 24, 2023 How Acceleration Radiation Respects the Equivalence Principle Steven Fulling, Professor Texas A&M University Justin Wilson, Assistant Professor
August 31, 2023

Identifying Antineutrinos from Distant Reactors using Pure Water at SNO+

Logan M. Lebanowski, Physics Researcher University of California, Berkeley Hanyu Wei, Assistant Professor
September 7, 2023 Quasiparticle Breakdown in Strongly Correlated Materials Shang-Shun Zhang, Postdoctoral Associate University of Minnesota Xiaojian Bai, Assistant Professor
September 14, 2023 Simulating Nature's Fundamental Interactions: From Classical Computations to Quantum Simulations Zohreh Davoudi, Associate Professor University of Maryland Alexis Mercenne, Assistant Professor
September 21, 2023 Maximizing Science-Per-Dollar: Success through Multidisciplinary Communication and Innovation for Astronomical Instruments Caleb Wheeler, Detector Readout Development Scientist Center for Computational Astrophysics, Simons Foundation Tabetha Boyajian, Associate Professor
September 28, 2023 Quantum State Engineering through Weak Measurement Hilary Hurst, Assistant Professor San José State University Justin Wilson, Assistant Professor
October 5, 2023 Geodetic Precession and other Gravity Tests with Pulsars Michael Kramer, Director University of Bonn Jorge Pullin, Professor and Hearne Chair of Theoretical Physics
October 12, 2023 Exploring Parity Violation with Gravitational Waves  Leah Jenks, KICP Postdoctoral Fellow University of Chicago Eric Burns, Assistant Professor
October 19, 2023 Nonequilibrium Dynamics of Correlated Quantum Systems, from Transient to Steady State Herbert Fotso, Associate Professor University at Buffalo Juana Moreno, Patricia Hewlett Bodin Distinguished Professor
October 26, 2023 Searching for [a way to do a research project on] gravitational waves Beverly Berger, American physicist known for her work on gravitational physics 2021 Richard A. Isaacson Award in Gravitational-Wave Science Recipient Gabriela González, LSU Boyd Professor of Physics
November 2, 2023 Your physics results in PRL Sami Mitra, Editor Physical Review Letters Prosper Ngabonziza, Assistant Professor
November 16, 2023 Superconducting Qubits: From Theory to Tools Jens Koch, Professor of Physics and Astronomy, Deputy Director of SQMS, Co-Director of CAPST  Northwestern University James A. Sauls, Professor and Hearne Chair of Theoretical Physics
November 30, 2023 Alien Matter from Outer Space T. Gregory Guzik, Director and Professor Louisiana Space Grant / NASA EPSCoR Program, Department of Physics and Astronomy T. Gregory Guzik, Professor