PhD Defense: “Rare-Earth and Alkaline-Earth Halides with Scintillation Activators and Co-Dopants Studied by Picosecond Optical Absorption Spectroscopy” Apr. 15, 2019 at 11 AM

Peiyun Li Public Presentation in ZSR Library Auditorium Monday, April 15, 2019 at 11 AM There will be a reception with refreshments following the defense in Olin Lounge. All interested persons are cordially invited to attend the public talk and the reception. ABSTRACT Recent discoveries of rare-earth and alkaline-earth halides with scintillation activators and co-dopants […]

Colloquium: “Thermodynamics of Black Holes with positive Cosmological Constant and the Schottky Anomaly” – Wednesday, April 10, 2019, at 4:00 PM

Jennie Traschen, PhD Department of Physics University of Massachusetts Amherst George P. Williams, Jr. Lecture Hall, (Olin 101) Wednesday, April 10, 2019, at 4:00 PM There will be a reception with refreshments at 3:30 PM in the lounge. All interested persons are cordially invited to attend. ABSTRACT The Laws of Thermodynamcis, and the properties of […]

Colloquium: “Emerson Corporation-A Global Manufacturer of Industrial and Residential Products” – Wednesday, April 3, 2019, at 4:00 PM

Randall D. Ledford, PhD Wake Forest Alumni Retired CTO of Emerson Electric Company George P. Williams, Jr. Lecture Hall, (Olin 101) Wednesday, April 3, 2019, at 4:00 PM There will be a reception with refreshments at 3:30 PM in the lounge. All interested persons are cordially invited to attend. ABSTRACT Dr. Ledford is this year’s […]

Career Advising Event – Dr. Heather Bedle, Wednesday, March 27, 2019, from 12:00 – 1:00 PM

WFU Physics Career Advising Event SPEAKER:  Dr. Heather Bedle, Assistant Professor, Conoco Philips School of Geology and Geophysics, University of Oklahoma TIME: Wednesday, March 27, 2019, from 12:00 – 1:00 PM PLACE: Olin Physical Laboratory, Lounge Lunch will be provided. All interested persons are cordially invited to attend. Dr. Bedle received her BS in Physics from WFU […]

Colloquium: “Combining Rock Physics and Geophysics to Improve Subsurface Mapping of Gas Hydrates” – Wednesday, March 27, 2019, at 4:00 PM

Heather Bedle, PhD School of Geology and Geophyics University of Oklahoma George P. Williams, Jr. Lecture Hall, (Olin 101) Wednesday, March 27, 2019, at 4:00 PM There will be a reception with refreshments at 3:30 PM in the lounge. All interested persons are cordially invited to attend. ABSTRACT Methane gas hydrates buried in the shallow […]

Colloquium: “Calculus Meets Electromagnetism and Thermodynamics: A Tale of Two Disciplines” – Wednesday, March 20, 2019, at 4:00 PM

Tevian Dray, PhD Department of Mathematics Oregon State University George P. Williams, Jr. Lecture Hall, (Olin 101) Wednesday, March 20, 2019, at 4:00 PM There will be a reception with refreshments at 3:30 PM in the lounge. All interested persons are cordially invited to attend. ABSTRACT Calculus as taught by mathematicians typically involves a large […]

Colloquium: “Plastic Nanoscale Optoelectronics Enabled Via Adhesion-Lithography” – Wednesday, February 20, 2019, at 4:00 PM

Thomas Anthopoulos, PhD, Professor of Material Science and Engineering at King Abdullah University of Science and Technology George P. Williams, Jr. Lecture Hall, (Olin 101) Wednesday, February 20, 2019, at 4:00 PM There will be a reception with refreshments at 3:30 PM in the lounge. All interested persons are cordially invited to attend. ABSTRACT In […]

Colloquium: “Tailored Light-Matter Interactions in Scalable and Artificial Nanomaterials” – Wednesday, February 13, 2019, at 4:00 PM

Peijun Guo, PhD, Named Fellowship-Enrico Fermi, Argonne National Laboratory George P. Williams, Jr. Lecture Hall, (Olin 101) Wednesday, February 13, 2019, at 4:00 PM There will be a reception with refreshments at 3:30 PM in the lounge. All interested persons are cordially invited to attend. ABSTRACT The need for exquisite control of light is ubiquitous […]

Career Advising Event – Dr. Charles W. Miller, Wednesday, March 6, 2019, from 12:00 – 1:00 PM

WFU Physics Career Advising Event SPEAKER:  Dr. Charles W. Miller, Consultant in Nuclear and Radiological Environmental Health TIME: Wednesday, March 6, 2019, from 12:00 – 1:00 PM PLACE: Olin Physical Laboratory, Lounge Lunch will be provided. All interested persons are cordially invited to attend. Dr. Miller is retired from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) […]