WFU Physics Colloquium Schedule — Spring 2022

Previous and future colloquia

All colloquia will be held at 4 PM in Olin 101 (unless noted otherwise). For additional information contact

Thurs. Jan. 13, 2022 — Professor Tricia Clayton, Engineering Department WFU — “Human Caused Earthquakes: How Bad Can They Be?” (host: Nick Corak)

Thurs. Jan. 20, 2022 — Dr. Oliver Rando, U. Mass Med — “Epigenetic Inheritance from Yeast to Man: Molecular Memory Systems in Health and Disease” (host: J. Macosko)

Wed. Jan. 26, 2022 (Please note different day of the week) — Professor Yusuf G (Debo) Adewuyi, Chemical, Biological and Bio Engineering Department – North Carolina A&T State University — “Advances in Ultrasound- and Cavitation-Assisted Catalyzed Conversions of Edible and Non-Edible Biomass to Biorenewable Fuels” (host: Abdou Lachgar, Please note that this presentation will be in Salem Hall 012, not Olin 101)

Thurs. Feb. 3, 2022 — Professor Wendu Ding, Chemistry Department WFU — (host: S. Winter)

Thurs. Feb. 10, 2022 — Dr. Delilah Gates, Princeton University — (host: D. Kim-Shapiro)

Thurs. Feb. 17, 2022 — Mr. Andrew Barelli, WFU physics alumn, — (host: J. Macosko)

Thurs. Feb. 24, 2022 — Dr. Ken Cousins, Research Principal at Earth Economics — “An Ecological Economics: Concepts, Application, and Potential” — (hosts: J. Macosko, A. Cottrell, from Economics)

Thurs. Mar. 3, 2022 — Dr. Jess McIver, University of British Columbia — “What can we learn from gravitational waves?” —(host: G. Cook)

Thurs. Mar. 10, 2022 — Spring break

Wed. Mar. 16, 2022 (Please note different day of the week)— Professor Megen Culpepper, Appalachian State University, — (host: R. Alexander, the colloquium will be in Salem, not in Olin)

Thurs. Mar. 17, 2022 (Please note this is just one day after the previous colloquium)— Dr. Thomas Maschmeyer, The University of Sydney—”From Plant to Plant – Renewable chemicals and fuels from Biomass waste” — (host: TBD)

Thurs. Mar. 24, 2022— Dr. Alicia Aarnio, University of North Carolina Greensboro — (host: P. Anderson)

Thurs. Mar. 31, 2022 [tentative] Brian Keating, UCSD — (host: E. Carlson)

Thurs. Apr. 7, 2022 — Dr. Edward Kee — (host: Jed Macosko)

Thurs. Apr. 14, 2022 — End of Semester Ceremonies

Thurs. Apr. 21, 2022 — No school (as voted at the Dec. 13, 2021 faculty meeting)