Colloquium: “Can You Survive the Detonation of an Improvised Nuclear Device in a Major American City?” – Wednesday, March 6, 2019, at 4:00 PM

Charles W. Miller, PhD, Consultant in Nuclear and Radiological Environmental Health George P. Williams, Jr. Lecture Hall, (Olin 101) Wednesday, March 6, 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 Many people believe that the detonation of […]

Colloquium: “Novel Material Platforms and Transdimensional Lattices for Metaphotonic Devices” – February 5, 2019, at 2:00 PM

Viktoriia Babicheva, PhD, College of Optical Sciences, University of Arizona George P. Williams, Jr. Lecture Hall, (Olin 101) Tuesday, February 5, 2019, at 2:00 PM There will be a reception with refreshments at 1:30 PM in the lounge. All interested persons are cordially invited to attend. ABSTRACT Optical metamaterials are three-dimensional structures with rationally designed […]

Colloquium: “Light-Driven Self-Organization of Nanoparticles into Artificial Materials” Wednesday, February 6, 2019 at 4:00 PM

Zijie Yan, PhD, Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering, Clarkson University George P. Williams, Jr. Lecture Hall, (Olin 101) Wednesday, February 6, 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 ability to reconfigure nanoscale building blocks into different […]

Colloquium: “Wearable Smart Interfaces: A Pervasive Power Interaction with the Environment” Thursday, January 24, 2019, at 2:00 PM

Jun Chen, PhD, Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Stanford University George P. Williams, Jr. Lecture Hall, (Olin 101) Wednesday, January 24, 2018, at 2:00 PM There will be a reception with refreshments at 1:30 PM in the lounge. All interested persons are cordially invited to attend. ABSTRACT Energy crises and global […]

Colloquium: “Gravitational Wave Astrophysics: A New Era of Discovery.” – January 23, 2019, at 4:00 PM

Jessica McIver, PhD, Senior Postdoctoral Scholar in Physics, Caltech George P. Williams, Jr. Lecture Hall, (Olin 101) Wednesday, January 23, 2018, 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 Large-scale interferometric detectors including LIGO and Virgo sense gravitational waves; minuscule fluctuations […]

Colloquium: “On the Nature of Exciton-Bath Interactions in Two-Dimensional Lead Halide Perovskites” — Wednesday, January 16, 2019, 4:00 PM

Dr. Ajay Ram Srimath Kandada, Marie Sklodowska Curie Fellow (Global) Georgia Institute of Technology, George P. Williams, Jr. Lecture Hall, (Olin 101) Wednesday, January 16, 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 Excitonic interactions in 2D […]

Colloquium: “Organic Bio-Electronics for In-Vivo Applications” — Thursday, January 17, 2019, 2:00 PM

Dr. Ilaria Bargigia, Georgia Institute of Technology George P. Williams, Jr. Lecture Hall, (Olin 101) Thursday, January 17, 2019, at 2:00 PM There will be a reception with refreshments at 1:30 PM in the lounge. All interested persons are cordially invited to attend. ABSTRACT Conjugated polymers are widely used as bio-electronic interfaces thanks to their […]

Colloquium: “Freezing with force: Direct observation of type IA topoisomerase gate dynamics” — Wednesday, December 5, 2018, 4:00 PM

Dr. K. Maria Mills, Laboratory of Molecular Biophysics, NIH George P. Williams, Jr. Lecture Hall, (Olin 101) Wednesday, December 5, 2018, 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 Type IA topoisomerases cleave single-stranded DNA and relieve topological […]

Masters Defense: “Assessing Mutations In a Zinc Finger Domain of NF-ΚB Essential Modulator (Nemo) Using Molecular Dynamics Simulations” – Friday, November 30, 2018

Terra Dwayne Colvin, Jr., Masters Candidate, Public Presentation in Olin Physical Laboratory, Room #107 Friday, November 30, 2018, at 2:30 PM Fred Salsbury, PhD, Advisor The defense will follow. ABSTRACT Molecular dynamics (MD) simulations permit the probing of biomolecular systems in both high spatial and temporal resolution. Advances in computing power and techniques combined with […]