Colloquia 2023-2024

Physics department colloquium takes place in SEH B1220 (800 22nd NW, Washington DC 20052) on Thursdays 4-5pm, unless noted otherwise. 

Update: All department colloquia will be held in a hybrid mode (in-person and on Zoom). Please email [email protected] if you want to get on the mailing list for updates and Zoom links.

October 5, 2023
Alexander van der Horst, George Washington University
Radio View of Particle Acceleration in Gamma-Ray Bursts

October 19, 2023 (in-person location: Corcoran 203)
Tiffany-Rose Sikorski, George Washing University
A conversation about how we arrange topics in our physics classes

October 26, 2023
Simonetta Liuti, University of Virginia
Artificial Intelligence for Nuclear Physics

November 2, 2023
Thomas Boettcher, University of Cincinnati
Studying dense gluonic matter at the LHC

November 9, 2023 (remote only)
David Bailey, University of Toronto
Not Normal: The Uncertainty of Scientific Measurements

November 16, 2023 (remote only)
Chengxin Zhang, University of Michigan
Deep learning and Template-based Protein and RNA Structure Prediction

November 30, 2023
Charles Steinhardt, Niels Bohr Institute, University of Copenhagen
Is the Stellar Initial Mass Function Truly Universal?

February 1, 2024
Kumiko Kotera

February 16 (Friday!), 2024 (joint event with Computer Science, 11:15am-12:15pm)
Adam Hughes, PhD, GW Physics Alum
Why You should be excited to be a software engineer in 2024

February 22, 2024
Samuel Schaffter, NIST
RNA computation and metrology for engineering biology

February 29, 2024
Yaojun Zhang, Johns Hopkins University

March 7th, 2024 (the Bennhold Lecture)
Steven Pollock, University of Colorado

March 28th, 2024
Yuri Dokshitzer

April 11th, 2024 (the Berman Lecture)
Lei Ren

April 18, 2024 (the Walker Lecture)
Lois Pollack, Cornell University