WFU Physics Colloquium Schedule — Fall 2019

Previous and future colloquia

All colloquia will be held at 3 PM in Room 101 of Olin Physical Laboratory (unless noted otherwise); there will be refreshments in the Olin Lobby following the colloquium.

Wed. Aug. 28, 2019Welcome and Summer Research Presentations

Wed. Sept. 4, 2019 — Professor Jing Li, Rutgers University — “Tailor-Made MOFs for Energy Efficient Hydrocarbon Separations” (host: T. Thonhauser)

Wed. Sept. 11, 2019 — Professor Erin Henslee, WFU (Engineering)  — “Dielectrophoresis and Electrophysiology”  (host: N. Holzwarth)

Wed. Sept. 18, 2019 — “Physic Research Opportunities at WFU

Wed. Sept. 25, 2019 — Professor Adam Wax, Duke University — “Nanoscale Imaging of Mechanical Properties of Live Cells” (host: M. Guthold)

Wed. Oct. 2, 2019 — Professor Dmitri Kilin, North Dakota State University — “Modeling of Excited State Dynamics in Confined and Periodic Nanostructures” (host: T. Thonhauser; additionally, Professor Svetlana Kilina, North Dakota State University will give a colloquium in the Chemistry Department)

Wed. Oct. 9, 2019 — Professor Troy Stich , WFU Chemistry — “Mechanism of H-atom Abstraction and Substrate Rearrangement Catalyzed by Radical SAM Enzymes”  (host: F. Salsbury)

Wed. Oct. 16, 2019 — Dr. Malcolm Chisholm, Chief Innovation Officer for First San Francisco Partners, also affiliated with Loughborough University, UK — “Implications of Big Data in the Academic Context”  (host: Jed Macosko)

Wed. Oct. 23, 2019 — Dr. Weronika Wolszczak, TU Delft and WFU — “Two Frontiers: The Biggest Accelerator and the Ultimate Scintillator” (host: R. Williams)

Wed. Oct. 30, 2019 — Professor Olivier Delaire, Duke University — “Atomic Dynamics in Energy and Functional Materials: Scattering Experiments and First-Principles Simulations” (host: N. Holzwarth)

Wed. Nov. 6, 2019 — Professor Natalia Khuri, WFU Computer Science — “Computational Modeling and Data Mining for the Study of Solute Carrier Transporters” (host: S. Cho)

Wed. Nov. 13, 2019 — Professor Stefan Zauscher, Duke University — “From Enzyme-Catalyzed Living Polymerization Reactions to Microfluidic Shear Wave Resonator Sensors” (host: M. Guthold)

Wed. Nov. 20, 2019 — Dr. Kui Tan, University of Texas at Dallas — “Understanding and Tailoring Molecular Co-adsorption in Nanoporous Materials” (host: T. Thonhauser)

Wed. Nov. 27, 2019 — Thanksgiving Holiday —

Wed. Dec. 4, 2019 — Professor Scott L. Diamond, University of Pennsylvania — “Multiscale Analysis of Blood Using Microfluidics and High Dimensional Phenotyping” (host: D. Kim-Shapiro)

Tentative schedule — please check announcements and abstracts of seminars.

Previous and future colloquia