Events Archive

March 28, 2016 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Emil Sanielevici Lecture: Sylvia Ujwary
Title: Nanoscale Study of BSCCO on a LAO/STO InterfaceAbstract:In this project, we investigate the interaction between exfoliated flakes of the high temperature superconductor Bi2Sr2CaCu2O8+δ (BSCCO...
March 25, 2016 - 12:00pm
AstroLunch: Stella Kafka (AAVSO)
Title: The AAVSO Program: A Resource for Variable Star ResearchAbstract:The AAVSO was formed in 1911 as a group of US-based amateur observers obtaining data in support of professional...
March 22, 2016 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm
Condensed Matter Seminar: Jimmy Hutasoit (Penn State)
Title: TBAAbstract:TBA 
March 21, 2016 - 4:30pm
CANCELED: Joint PITT-CMU Physics and Astronomy Colloquium: Allan MacDonald (UT)
Title: Electron-electron Interaction Physics in Two-Dimensional Materials Abstract:  Two-dimensional (2D) materials are interesting in part because their electron density can be varied in...
March 18, 2016 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm
PITT PACC Seminar: Luis Lehner (Perimeter Institute)
Title: Gravitational wave are for real, now what?Abstract: The recent detection of gravitational waves has officially marked the beginning of ``gravitational wave astronomy''. This detection...
March 17, 2016 - 4:30pm to 6:00pm
Biophysics Seminar: Edo Kussell (NYU)
Title: Evolution of Genomic Binding Landscapes by Global Selection Abstract: Genomic composition with respect to short motifs impacts the ability of transcription factors to locate and bind...
March 16, 2016 - 4:30pm to 6:00pm
HEP Seminar: Can Kilic (UT Austin)
Title :  “Improving Mass Measurements With Many-Body Phase Space"Abstract: No conclusive evidence for physics beyond the Standard Model was discovered in run I of the LHC,...
February 28, 2016 - 4:30pm
Joint PITT-CMU Physics and Astronomy Colloquium: Marc Pinsonneault (OSU)
Title: TBAAbstract: TBA
February 24, 2016 - 4:30pm to 6:00pm
HEP Seminar: Jason Evans (KIAS)
Title: Naturalizing Supersymmetry with a Two-Field Relaxion MechanismAbstract: We present a supersymmetric version of a two- eld relaxion model that naturalizes tuned versions of supersymmetry....
February 22, 2016 - 4:30pm
Joint PITT-CMU Physics and Astronomy Colloquium: Alexie Leauthaud
Title: Thinking Big (and Small) : Frontier Science in the Era of Wide Field Lensing SurveysAbstract:A fundamental goal in observational cosmology is to understand the link between the luminous...
February 17, 2016 - 4:30pm to 6:00pm
HEP Seminar: Alex Kagan (University of Cincinnati)
Title: A light Higgs and parity doubling from vacuum misalignment in bosonic technicolorAbstract:Vacuum misalignment extends approximate Nambu-Goldstone protection to the  fundamental Higgs...
February 16, 2016 - 1:30pm to 3:00pm
PQI Seminar: Guenevere Prawiro-Atmodjo (Niels Bohr Institute, Copenhagen University)
Title: Pair tunneling with negative U at the LAO/STO complex oxide interfaceAbstract: The conducting interface at the LaAlO$_{3}$/SrTiO$_{3}$ (LAO/STO) interface has sparked large interest due...
February 15, 2016 - 4:30pm
Joint PITT-CMU Physics and Astronomy Colloquium: Katja Nowack (Cornell)
Title: Imaging current in two-dimensional topological insulatorsAbstract:The discovery of topological phases of matter has opened the door to an exciting array of phenomena with dissipationless...
February 8, 2016 - 4:30pm
Joint PITT-CMU Physics and Astronomy Colloquium: Rachel Mandelbaum (CMU)
Title: Galaxy halo masses and implications for galaxy evolution from weak lensing measurements Abstract:In the past decade, weak gravitational lensing has become one of the best ways of...
February 1, 2016 - 4:30pm
Joint PITT-CMU Physics and Astronomy Colloquium: Stephen Streiffer (Argonne)
Title: TBAAbstract: TBA