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Events During the 2014 Spring Semester

January 2014

   Tuesday, January 21st
Chaos & Complex Systems Seminar; 12:05 pm; 4274 Chamberlin Hall (refreshments will be served)
Can entropy be thought of as a fluid in biological systems?, Jim Reardon, UW Department of Physics

"Physics Today" Undergrad Colloquium (Physics 301); 1:20 pm; 2223 Chamberlin
Introduction/The Higgs Boson, Wesley Smith, UW Madison Department of Physics

 Atomic Physics Seminar, Faculty Candidate Seminar;
4:00 pm; 4274 Chamberlin Hall
Searching for Extraordinary Physics in Ordinary Places, Michael Hohensee, UC Berkeley

   Wednesday, January 22nd
; 7:00 pm; Marquee Theater, Union South
Chasing the Ghost Particle Madison Premiere, Albrecht Karle, UW Dept of Physics, Wisconsin IceCube Particle Astrophysics Center (WIPAC)

   Thursday, January 23rd
Astronomy Colloquium; 3:30 pm; 4421 Sterling Hall
A trillion times beyond visible: Astronomy with the Cherenkov Telescope Array, Prof Justin Vandenbroucke, UW Physics Department

   Friday, January 24th
Theory Seminar (High Energy/Cosmology); 2:00 pm; 5280 Chamberlin Hall
Majorana Physics Through the Cabibbo Haze, Jue Zhang, University of Florida

Physics Department Colloquium; 3:30 pm; 2241 Chamberlin Hall (coffee at 4:30 pm)
Validation of Quantum Devices, Matthias Troyer, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich
Video: http://www.physics.wisc.edu/vod/2014/01/24.html

   Monday, January 27th
Cosmology Journal Club; 12:00 pm; 5242 Chamberlin Hall

R. G. Herb Condensed Matter Seminar; 4:30 pm; Chamberlin 5310
Topological insulators driven by an electron spin, Maxim Dzero, Kent State University

   Tuesday, January 28th
Chaos & Complex Systems Seminar; 12:05 pm; 4274 Chamberlin Hall (refreshments will be served)
Fractals for kids, Clint Sprott, UW Department of Physics

"Physics Today" Undergrad Colloquium (Physics 301); 1:20 pm; 2223 Chamberlin
High Energy Neutrinos with Ice Cube, Albrecht Karle, UW Madison Department of Physics

   Wednesday, January 29th
Department Meeting; 12:15 pm; 5310 Chamberlin Hall

   Thursday, January 30th
NPAC (Nuclear/Particle/Astro/Cosmo) Forum; 2:30 pm; 4274 Chamberlin Hall
Understanding Nature's Particle Accelerators Using Multi-wavelength Signatures, Udara Abeysekara, Michigan State

Astronomy Colloquium; 3:30 pm; 4421 Sterling Hall
"Baryonic physics in galaxy evolution as seen by the CALIFA survey", Jakob Walcher, Astrophysical Institute Potsdam

   Friday, January 31st
Physics Department Colloquium; 3:30 pm; 2441 Chamberlin Hall (coffee at 4:30 pm)
Circinus X-1 - A puzzle solved, Sebastian Heinz, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Video: http://www.physics.wisc.edu/vod/2014/01/31.html

February 2014

   Monday, February 3rd
Cosmology Journal Club; 12:15 pm; 5242 Chamberlin Hall

Faculty Candidate Seminar; 4:00 pm; 4274 Chamberlin Hall
CANCELED--Mechanics and self-organization of motor-driven filamentous assemblies: from swimming sperm to active gels, Daniel Chen, Brandeis University

   Tuesday, February 4th
Chaos & Complex Systems Seminar; 12:05 pm; 4274 Chamberlin Hall (refreshments will be served)
Predicting fate, Jim Blair, Milton and Edgewood College

Special Plasma Physics Seminar; 12:05 pm; 5280 Chamberlin Hall
Spectral Line Profile Modeling Under the Action of Dynamic Electric and Static Magnetic Fields, Elijah Martin, North Carolina State University

"Physics Today" Undergrad Colloquium (Physics 301); 1:20 pm; 2223 Chamberlin
Garage Physics Projects, Duncan Carlsmith, UW Madison Department of Physics

Faculty Candidate Seminar; 4:00 pm; Chamberlin Hall 4274
Searching for dark matter with bubble chambers, Hugh Lippincott

   Wednesday, February 5th
Faculty Candidate Seminar; 4:00 pm; 5280 Chamberlin Hall
From colloids to bacteria: anisotropy in self-organizing systems at the mesoscopic scale, Kun Zhao, UCLA

   Thursday, February 6th
R. G. Herb Condensed Matter Seminar; 10:00 am; 5310 Chamberlin Hall
Electrically controlled spin qubits in coupled quantum dot systems, Vanita Srinivasa, UMD

NPAC (Nuclear/Particle/Astro/Cosmo) Forum; 2:30 pm; 4274 Chamberlin Hall
Searching for Q-balls with the High Altitude Water Cherenkov Observatory, Peter Karn, UC Irvine

Astronomy Colloquium; 3:30 pm; 4421 Sterling Hall
Measuring Magnetic Fields Near and Far via the Zeeman Effect, Tim Robishaw, Dominion Radio Astrophysical Observatory

   Friday, February 7th
Theory Seminar (High Energy/Cosmology); 2:00 pm; 5280 Chamberlin Hall
Top Portal Dark Matter, Christopher Jackson, University of Texas at Arlington

Physics Department Colloquium; 3:30 pm; 2241 Chamberlin Hall (coffee at 4:30 pm)
Quantum Optics with Microwave Photons, Maxim Vavilov, University of Wisconsin Department of Physics

   Saturday, February 8th
Wonders of Physics; 1:00 pm; 2103 Chamberlin

   Sunday, February 9th
Wonders of Physics; 1:00 pm; 2103 Chamberlin

Wonders of Physics; 4:00 pm; 2103 Chamberlin

   Monday, February 10th
Cosmology Journal Club; 12:15 pm; 5242 Chamberlin Hall

Faculty Candidate Seminar; 4:00 pm; 4274 Chamberlin Hall
Notes from Underground: Direct Dark Matter Searches and Single Phase Liquid Argon Detectors, Kim Palladino, MIT

   Tuesday, February 11th
Chaos & Complex Systems Seminar; 12:05 pm; 4274 Chamberlin
How does dark matter interact with us?, Yang Bai, UW Department of Physics

"Physics Today" Undergrad Colloquium (Physics 301); 1:20 pm; 2223 Chamberlin
Counting Microwave Photons, Maxim Vavilov, UW Madison Department of Physics

   Wednesday, February 12th
Department Meeting; 12:15 pm; 5310 Chamberlin Hall

Faculty Candidate Seminar; 4:00 pm; 4274 Chamberlin Hall
Exploring Fundamental Physics through Measurements of the Cosmic Microwave Background, Bradford Benson, University of Chicago

   Thursday, February 13th
NPAC (Nuclear/Particle/Astro/Cosmo) Forum; 2:30 pm; 4274 Chamberlin Hall
Hadronic Interaction Models and the Interpretation of Astroparticle Data, Dimitra Atri, Blue Marble Space Institute of Science

Astronomy Colloquium; 3:30 pm; 4421 Sterling Hall
Asymmetries in Protoplanetary Transition Disks, Hui Li, Los Alamos National Laboratory

Faculty Candidate Seminar; 4:00 pm; 4274 Chamberlin Hall
Engineering New Electronic States in Graphene Heterostructures: Massive Dirac Fermions, Hofstadter’s Butterfly and the Quantum Spin Hall Effect, Benjamin Hunt, MIT

   Friday, February 14th
Theory Seminar (High Energy/Cosmology); 2:15 pm; 5280 Chamberlin Hall

Physics Department Colloquium; 3:30 pm; 2241 Chamberlin Hall (coffee at 4:30 pm)
First Evidence for Energetic Cosmic Neutrinos with IceCube, Albrecht Karle, University of Wisconsin Department of Physics
Video: http://www.physics.wisc.edu/vod/2014/02/14.html

   Saturday, February 15th
Physics Fair; 11:00 am; Chamberlin Hall

Wonders of Physics; 1:00 pm; 2103 Chamberlin

Wonders of Physics; 4:00 pm; 2103 Chamberlin

Wonders of Physics; 7:00 pm; 2103 Chamberlin

   Sunday, February 16th
Wonders of Physics; 1:00 pm; 2103 Chamberlin

Wonders of Physics; 4:00 pm; 2103 Chamberlin

   Monday, February 17th
Cosmology Journal Club; 12:15 pm; 5242 Chamberlin Hall

   Tuesday, February 18th
Chaos & Complex Systems Seminar; 12:05 pm; 4274 Chamberlin (refreshments will be served)
Direct imaging of the nearest habitable planets , Margaret Turnbull, Global Science Institute

"Physics Today" Undergrad Colloquium (Physics 301); 1:20 pm; 2223 Chamberlin
The Early Universe, Peter Timbie, UW Madison Department of Physics

Theory Seminar (High Energy/Cosmology); 2:00 pm; 5280 Chamberlin Hall
Title to be announced, Tim Linden, University of Chicago

Faculty Candidate Seminar; 4:00 pm; 4274 Chamberlin Hall
Emerging spin-orbit interaction driven phenomena in magnetic heterostructures, Xin Fan, University of Deleware

   Wednesday, February 19th
Physics Education Innovation Seminar; 11:00 am; 5310 Chamberlin Hall

Faculty Candidate Seminar; 4:00 pm; 4274 Chamberlin Hall
The Riddle of the Invisible Universe, Matthew Szydagis, UC Davis

   Thursday, February 20th
R. G. Herb Condensed Matter Seminar; 10:00 am; 5310 Chamberlin Hall
Two- and three-dimensional spin liquid and interacting Majorana systems, Zohar Nussinov, Washington University

Astronomy Colloquium; 3:30 pm; 4421 Sterling Hall
"Four Problems in Trying to Form Galaxies(and how ISM Physics can Save US)", Desika Narayanan, Haverford College

   Friday, February 21st
Theory Seminar (High Energy/Cosmology); 2:00 pm; 5280 Chamberlin Hall
A light Higgs boson from a composite Higgs theory, Hsin-Chia Cheng, University of California, Davis

Physics Department Colloquium; 3:30 pm; 2241 Chamberlin Hall (coffee at 4:30 pm)
Equilibrium and Driven Mesoscopic Dynamics in Complex Oxides, Paul Evans, UW Materials Science & Engineering
Video: http://www.physics.wisc.edu/vod/2014/02/21.html

   Monday, February 24th
Plasma Physics (Physics/ECE/NE 922) Seminar; 12:00 pm; 2241 Chamberlin
Transport Properties of Strongly Coupled Plasmas, Scott Baalrud, University of Iowa

Condensed Matter Theory Group Seminar; 4:30 pm; Chamberlin 5310
Valleytronics in Silicon: the Principles and the Practice, Andre Saraiva, University of Wisconsin

   Tuesday, February 25th
Chaos & Complex Systems Seminar; 12:05 pm; 4274 Chamberlin (refreshments will be served)
Roving the Red Planet: A field geologist explores gale crater on Mars, Rebecca Williams, Planetary Science Institute

"Physics Today" Undergrad Colloquium (Physics 301); 1:20 pm; 2223 Chamberlin
Dark Matter Searches, Yang Bai, UW Madison Department of Physics

   Wednesday, February 26th
Department Meeting; 12:15 pm; 5310 Chamberlin Hall

   Thursday, February 27th
R. G. Herb Condensed Matter Seminar; 10:00 am; 5310 Chamberlin Hall
Topological phases, Majorana fermions and disorder in superconductors, Smitha Vishveshwara , University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Atomic Physics Seminar; 2:00 pm; 5310 Chamberlin Hall
Coherent control of strongly interacting Rydberg gases in thermal vapor cells, Prof. Tilman Pfau, University of Stuttgart

Astronomy Colloquium; 3:30 pm; 4421 Sterling Hall
"Scaling Computational Astrophysics", Matthew Turk, Columbia University

   Friday, February 28th
Theory Seminar (High Energy/Cosmology); 2:00 pm; 5280 Chamberlin Hall
Pure Gravity Mediation, Jason Evans, University of Minnesota

Physics Department Colloquium; 3:30 pm; 2241 Chamberlin Hall (coffee at 4:30 pm)
A single Rydberg electron in a Bose-Einstein Condensate, Prof. Tilman Pfau, University of Stuttgart
Video: http://www.physics.wisc.edu/vod/2014/02/28.html

March 2014

   Monday, March 3rd
Cosmology Journal Club; 12:00 pm; 5242 Chamberlin Hall

Plasma Physics (Physics/ECE/NE 922) Seminar; 12:00 pm; 2241 Chamberlin
Recent Highlights in Low Temperature Plasmas, Mark Kushner, University of Michigan

   Tuesday, March 4th
Chaos & Complex Systems Seminar; 12:05 pm; 4274 Chamberlin (refreshments will be served)
The relationship between obesity, genetics, nutrition, environment and metabolic diseases , James M. Ntambi, UW Departments of Biochemistry and of Nutritional Sciences

"Physics Today" Undergrad Colloquium (Physics 301); 1:20 pm; 2223 Chamberlin
Chaos, Clint Sprott, UW Madison Department of Physics

   Thursday, March 6th
Astronomy Colloquium; 3:30 pm; 4421 Sterling Hall
"How Stars Move in Galactic Disks", Carlos Vera-Ciro, UW Madison Astronomy Dept

   Friday, March 7th
R. G. Herb Condensed Matter Seminar; 10:00 am; Chamberlin Hall
Experimental review on the disordered-driven superconductor to insulator transition, Daniel Sherman, Bar-Ilan University, Ramat-Gan, Israel

Physics Department Colloquium; 3:30 pm; 2241 Chamberlin Hall (coffee at 4:30 pm)
Verner Suomi’s Vision with a Spotlight on Benchmarking the Earth’s Climate from Space, Hank Revercomb, UW-Madison, Space Science and Engineering Center
Video: http://www.physics.wisc.edu/vod/2014/03/07.html

   Monday, March 10th
Cosmology Journal Club; 12:00 pm; 5242 Chamberlin Hall

Faculty Candidate Seminar; 4:00 pm; Chamberlin Hall 4274
How, when and where in pattern formation: Spying on embryonic development one molecule at a time, Hernan Garcia, Princeton

   Tuesday, March 11th
Chaos & Complex Systems Seminar; 12:05 pm; 4274 Chamberlin (refreshments will be served)
Variability, uncertainty, and vulnerability in our chaotic climate , John Young, UW Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences

"Physics Today" Undergrad Colloquium (Physics 301); 1:20 pm; 2223 Chamberlin
X-ray Astronomy from Sounding Rockets, Dan McCammon, UW Madison Department of Physics

Faculty Candidate Seminar; 4:00 pm; 4274 Chamberlin Hall
Photonic topological insulators and pseudomagnetism, Mikael Rechtsman, Technion - Israel Institute of Technology,

   Wednesday, March 12th
Department Meeting; 12:15 pm; 5310 Chamberlin Hall

Faculty Candidate Seminar; 4:00 pm; 4274 Chamberlin Hall
Quantum Communications and Computation, Graeme Smith, IBM TJ Watson Research Center

   Thursday, March 13th
R. G. Herb Condensed Matter Seminar; 10:00 am; 5310
Many body localization: a new frontier for quantum statistical physics, Rahul Nandkishore, Princeton University

Astronomy Colloquium; 3:30 pm; 4421 Sterling Hall
"The secret lives of Galaxy Clusters", Brian O'shea, Michigan State University

Faculty Candidate Seminar; 4:00 pm; 4274 Chamberlin Hall
Quantum control of interactions between spin and photons in semiconductor quantum dot, Wei-bo Gao, Institute of Quantum Electronics - ETH Zurich

   Friday, March 14th
Theory Seminar (High Energy/Cosmology); 2:00 pm; 5280 Chamberlin Hall
Dark Matter: The Lepton Connection, Prateek Agrawa, Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory

Physics Department Colloquium; 3:30 pm; 2241 Chamberlin Hall (coffee at 4:30 pm)
Status and prospects for achieving thermonuclear ignition on the National Ignition Facility, Riccardo Betti, Rochester
Video: http://www.physics.wisc.edu/vod/2014/03/14.html

   Tuesday, March 18th
Atomic Physics Seminar; 10:00 am; 5310 Chamberlin Hall
Role of dissipation and losses in neutral atom based quantum computing, Dr. Durga Dasari, Aarhus University, Denmark

   Friday, March 21st
Theory Seminar (High Energy/Cosmology); 2:00 pm; 5280 Chamberlin Hall
Consistency tests of gravity using large scale structure dynamics, Elise Jennings, University of Chicago

 Physics Department Colloquium, No Event--Spring Break;
3:30 pm; 2241 Chamberlin Hall (coffee at 4:30 pm)

   Monday, March 24th
Cosmology Journal Club; 12:00 pm; 5242 Chamberlin Hall

   Tuesday, March 25th
Chaos & Complex Systems Seminar; 12:05 pm; 4274 Chamberlin (refreshments will be served)
Managing complexity at the molecular scale, Tehshik Yoon, UW Department of Chemistry

"Physics Today" Undergrad Colloquium (Physics 301); 1:20 pm; 2223 Chamberlin
Quantum Computing, Sue Coppersmith, UW Madison Department of Physics

   Wednesday, March 26th
Department Meeting; 12:15 pm; 5310 Chamberlin Hall

   Thursday, March 27th
R. G. Herb Condensed Matter Seminar; 10:00 am; 5310 Chamberlin Hall
Superconducting qubits and cavities: sidebands and vortices, Professor Britton Plourde, Syracuse University

Faculty Candidate Seminar; 1:30 pm; 5280 Chamberlin Hall
Radar Detection of HE Neutrinos in the Ice, Kael Hanson, Université Libre de Bruxelles

Astronomy Colloquium; 3:30 pm; 4421 Sterling Hall
"Sizing up Kepler's exoplanets with Asteroseismology", Travis Metcalfe, Space Science Institute

Van Vleck Lecture ; 3:30 pm; 5280 Chamberlin Hall
Application of Orthogonalized Linear Combination of Atomic Orbital Methods to Complex Materials , Professor Wai-Yim Ching, Curator’s Professor, University of Missouri-Kansas City

   Friday, March 28th
Theory Seminar (High Energy/Cosmology); 2:15 pm; 5280
The IceCube Puzzle, Markus Ahlers, Wisconsin IceCube Particle Astrophysics Center

Physics Department Colloquium; 3:30 pm; 2241 Chamberlin Hall (coffee at 4:30 pm)
Realism and the epistemic view of quantum states, Terry Rudolph

   Monday, March 31st
Cosmology Journal Club; 12:00 pm; 5242 Chamberlin Hall

Plasma Physics (Physics/ECE/NE 922) Seminar; 12:00 pm; 2241 Chamberlin
Exploring Boundary Plasma and PMI Research at MIT with New Diagnostics and Experiments, Dennis Whyte, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Atomic Physics Seminar; 3:30 pm; 5280 Chamberlin Hall
Rydberg-atom trapping and spectroscopy in optical trapping fields, Georg Raithel, University of Michigan

April 2014

   Tuesday, April 1st
Chaos & Complex Systems Seminar; 12:05 pm; 4274 Chamberlin (refreshments will be served)
Modeling issues in emergency medical services and their implications, Laura McLay, UW Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering

"Physics Today" Undergrad Colloquium (Physics 301); 1:20 pm; 2223 Chamberlin
Designing Interfaces at the Atomic Scale, Mark Rzchowski, UW Madison Department of Physics

   Wednesday, April 2nd
Physics Education Innovation Seminar; 11:00 am; 5310 Chamberlin Hall

   Thursday, April 3rd
R. G. Herb Condensed Matter Seminar; 10:00 am; Chamberlin 5310
Measuring topological transitions in superconducting qubits, Michael Kolodrubetz, Boston University

NPAC (Nuclear/Particle/Astro/Cosmo) Forum; 2:00 pm; 4274 Chamberlin
Cosmic voids as cosmological laboratories, Paul Sutter, IAP

Astronomy Colloquium; 3:30 pm; 4421 Sterling Hall
The Gaseous Environments of Galaxies: Toward Lower Halo Masses and Absorption Morphology, Kate Rubin, Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics

   Friday, April 4th
Physics Department Colloquium; 3:30 pm; 2241 Chamberlin Hall (coffee at 4:30 pm)
Looking for Dark Matter, Here, There and Everywhere, Patrick Fox , Fermilab

Public ; 4:00 pm; Sterling Hall Planetarium
Digital Planetarium show & tell , Jim Madsen, WIPAC, UW-River Falls

   Monday, April 7th
Cosmology Journal Club; 12:00 pm; 5242 Chamberlin Hall

Plasma Physics (Physics/ECE/NE 922) Seminar; 12:00 pm; 2241 Chamberlin
The Plasma Physics of Fusion Indirectly Driven with a Laser, Bob Kirkwood, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

   Tuesday, April 8th
Chaos & Complex Systems Seminar; 12:05 pm; 4274 Chamberlin (refreshments will be served)
Algorithms, complex systems and chaos, Jerry Tutsch, UW Department of Computer Sciences

"Physics Today" Undergrad Colloquium (Physics 301); 1:20 pm; 2223 Chamberlin
South Pole Ultra-high-energy neutrinos with ARA, John Kelly, UW Madison Department of Physics

   Wednesday, April 9th
Department Meeting; 12:15 pm; 5310 Chamberlin Hall

   Thursday, April 10th
Astronomy Colloquium; 3:30 pm; 4421 Sterling Hall
Supermassive black hole binaries: The Search Continues, Tamara Bogdanovvic, Georgia Tech

   Friday, April 11th
Theory Seminar (High Energy/Cosmology); 2:15 pm; 5280 Chamberlin Hall
Light from Dark Strings, Andrew Long, Arizona State University

Physics Department Colloquium; 3:30 pm; 2241 Chamberlin Hall (coffee at 4:30 pm)
Liquid Metal Dynamos : GEO/Astrophysics in the Lab, Jean-François Pinton, École normale supérieure de Lyon, CNRS

   Monday, April 14th
Cosmology Journal Club; 12:00 pm; 5242 Chamberlin Hall

Plasma Physics (Physics/ECE/NE 922) Seminar; 12:00 pm; 2241 Chamberlin
UCLA In-Situ and Remote Observations of Magnetotail Reconnection, Andrei Runov, University of California, Los Angeles

Condensed Matter Theory Group Seminar; 4:30 pm; Chamberlin 5310
Evolution of the magnetic ordering in iron-chalcogenide Fe(1+y)Te as a function of the level of interstitial Fe excess, y Time, Samuel Ducatman, University of Wisconsin

   Tuesday, April 15th
Chaos & Complex Systems Seminar; 12:05 pm; 4274 Chamberlin (refreshments will be served)
Criticality and information flow in an adaptive system, Bryan Daniels, Wisconsin Institute for Discovery

"Physics Today" Undergrad Colloquium (Physics 301); 1:20 pm; 2223 Chamberlin
Quantum noise in magnetometers, Thad Walker, UW Madison Department of Physics

Theory Seminar (High Energy/Cosmology); 2:00 pm; 5280 Chamberlin
Boundaries and Defects of N=4 Supersymmetric Yang Mills with 4 Supercharges, Peter Ouyang, Purdue

   Thursday, April 17th
NPAC (Nuclear/Particle/Astro/Cosmo) Forum; 2:30 pm; 5280 Chamberlin Hall
Detection of degree angular scale B-mode polarization with BICEP2/Keck Array, Grant Teply, Caltech

Astronomy Colloquium; 3:30 pm; 4421 Sterling Hall
The Fermi Bubbles: Possible Nearby Laboratory for AGN Jet Activity, Karen Yang, University of Michigan

   Friday, April 18th
Theory Seminar (High Energy/Cosmology); 2:00 pm; 5280 Chamberlin Hall
New Limits on Light Hidden Sectors from Fixed-Target Experiments, Andrew Spray, University of Melbourne

Physics Department Colloquium; 3:30 pm; 2241 Chamberlin Hall (coffee at 4:30 pm)
New Physics from the Sky: Cosmic Rays, Gamma Rays and the Hunt for Dark Matter, Stefano Profumo , UC Santa Cruz

   Monday, April 21st
Cosmology Journal Club; 12:00 pm; 5242 Chamberlin Hall

Plasma Physics (Physics/ECE/NE 922) Seminar; 12:00 pm; 2241 Chamberlin
Presssure Anistopy in Reconnection, Paul Cassak, West Virginia University

   Tuesday, April 22nd
Chaos & Complex Systems Seminar; 12:05 pm; 4274 Chamberlin (refreshments will be served)
Now you see him, now you don’t — a hitchhiker’s guide to high dimensional data analysis, Ming Yuan, UW Department of Statistics

"Physics Today" Undergrad Colloquium (Physics 301); 1:20 pm; 2223 Chamberlin
Superconductivity, Bob Joynt, UW Madison Department of Physics

   Wednesday, April 23rd
Department Meeting; 12:15 pm; 5310 Chamberlin Hall

   Thursday, April 24th
NPAC (Nuclear/Particle/Astro/Cosmo) Forum; 2:30 pm; 4274 Chamberlin
TBD, Albert Stebbins, FermiLab

Astronomy Colloquium; 3:30 pm; 4421 Sterling Hall
Deep Surveys with GISMO : Searching for submillimeter galaxies at the highest redshifts , Johannes Staguhn, John Hopkins University

   Friday, April 25th
Theory Seminar (High Energy/Cosmology); 2:15 pm; 5280 Chamberlin Hall
Title to be announced, Yuhsin Tsai, Univ. of California-Davis

Physics Department Colloquium; 3:30 pm; 2241 Chamberlin Hall (coffee at 4:30 pm)
Searching for new physics at the LHC: The story you haven't heard, Michael Williams , MIT

   Monday, April 28th
Cosmology Journal Club; 12:00 pm; 5242 Chamberlin Hall

Plasma Physics (Physics/ECE/NE 922) Seminar; 12:00 pm; 2241 Chamberlin
Title to be announced, Hui Shan Cai, University of Science and Technology, China

Condensed Matter Theory Group Seminar; 4:30 pm; Chamberlin 5310
Title to be announced, Daniel Khomskii , University of Cologne, Germany

   Tuesday, April 29th
Chaos & Complex Systems Seminar; 12:05 pm; 4274 Chamberlin (refreshments will be served)
Event detection in the Twittersphere, Adel Ardalan, UW Department of Computer Science

"Physics Today" Undergrad Colloquium (Physics 301); 1:20 pm; 2223 Chamberlin
LHC Dark Matter Searches, Sridhara Dasu, UW Madison Department of Physics

   Wednesday, April 30th
Physics Education Innovation Seminar; 11:00 am; 5310 Chamberlin Hall

May 2014

   Thursday, May 1st
Astronomy Colloquium; 3:30 pm; 4421 Sterling Hall
Gas Flows in Galaxy Clusters, Brian McNamara, University of Waterloo

   Friday, May 2nd
 Physics Department Colloquium, Annual Awards Banquet Speaker;
3:30 pm; 2241 Chamberlin Hall (coffee at 4:30 pm)
Title to be announced, Annual Awards Banquet Speaker

   Monday, May 5th
Cosmology Journal Club; 12:00 pm; 5242 Chamberlin Hall

Plasma Physics (Physics/ECE/NE 922) Seminar; 12:00 pm; 2241 Chamberlin
HIT-SI Results, Brian Nelson, University of Washington, Seattle

Condensed Matter Theory Group Seminar; 4:30 pm; 5310 Chamberlin Hall
Seminar, Artem Abanov, TAMU

   Tuesday, May 6th
"Physics Today" Undergrad Colloquium (Physics 301); 1:20 pm; 2223 Chamberlin
First Light with HAWC Gamma-Ray Observatory, Stefan Westerhoff, UW Madison Department of Physics

Theory Seminar (High Energy/Cosmology); 4:00 pm; 5280 Chamberlin Hall
Title to be announced, David Curtin, Stony Brook University

   Wednesday, May 7th
Department Meeting; 12:15 pm; 5310 Chamberlin Hall

   Thursday, May 8th
R. G. Herb Condensed Matter Seminar; 10:00 am;
Title to be announced, Peter Wolfle

Astronomy Colloquium; 3:30 pm; 4421 Sterling Hall
The Disks of the Milky Way Galaxy, Rosemary Wyse, The John Hopkins University

   Friday, May 9th
Physics Department Colloquium; 3:30 pm; 2241 Chamberlin Hall (coffee at 4:30 pm)

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