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BAPC - Calendar for the Week of October 28, 2013

Apologies for the lateness of this….it was budget time over here this week……


Hope everyone has a great weekend!



October 28 – Nov 1 2013


The Boston Area Physics Calendar is published weekly during the academic year by the Department of Physics at MIT.  Entries should be sent no later than 2:00 pm on the Wednesday proceeding the week of the actual event.

NOTE: Entries that are past the deadline will have to be sent by you to the BAPC late entry email address listed below.

ON-TIME submissions:  Send to
bapc-events cosmos phy tufts edu

LATE submissions:  Send to bapc-late cosmos phy tufts edu

SUBSCRIBE or UNSUBSCRIBE to/from the BAPC calendar:  http://cosmos.phy.tufts.edu/bapc.html







Monday, October 28

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Center for Theoretical Physics

Nuclear & Particle Theory Seminar

Cosman Seminar Room 6c-442

``New Light Species and the CMB"

Chris Brust, John Hopkins University

Refreshments served.



2:00 pm
Monday, October 28
Harvard University Institute for Theoretical Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics (ITAMP) & Harvard Chemistry & Chemical Biology
ITAMP/CCB Joint Quantum Sciences Seminar in Chemistry
Pfizer Lecture Hall, Mallinckrodt Building, 12 Oxford Street
“Structure and transport of topological defects in hydrogen bond networks:  Studies of water and phosphates using first-principle molecular dynamics"
Prof. Mark Tuckerman, New York University
Refreshments served at 1:45 pm



4:00 pm

Monday, October 28, 2013
Brown University
Department of Physics Colloquium

Barus & Holley room 168
"Cosmic Beauty and Blemishes"
Marc Kamionkowski (John Hopkins University)
Refreshments begin at 3:30 




4:15 p.m.
Monday, October 28, 2013
Harvard University
Department of Physics Colloquium
Jefferson 250
“Hydrodynamics and Topological Defects in Living Liquid Crystals”
Cristina Marchetti
Syracuse University
tea will be served in Jefferson 450 at 3:30 pm




4:15 PM

Monday, October 28, 2013

Massachusetts Institute of Technology – Laboratory for Nuclear Science

Nuclear and Particle Physics Colloquium (NPPC)

Kolker Room, 26-414

"Revealing the Nature of the Electroweak Sector via WW Scattering:  The Theory and Practice"

Prof. Tao Han 

University of Pittsburgh

Refreshments served at 3:45 pm








Tuesday October 29, 2013
Brandeis University
String Theory Seminar
Abelson 307
“Resurgence theory, ghost instantons and analytical continuation of path integrals”
Gokce Basar
Stony Brook 


3:30 pm

Tuesday, October 29, 2013

Boston University

Physics Colloquium

Metcalf Science Center, Room 109

590 Commonwealth Ave.

"Physics-Based Approaches to Quantum Computing"

Edward Farhi


Refreshments served at 3 PM in 1st floor lounge



Tuesday, October 29, 2013
Brandeis University
Martin Weiner Physics Department Colloquium
Abelson 131
“The Higgs Boson: One Year Later”
Gabriella Sciolla
Brandeis University





1:00 pm

Wednesday, Oct 30, 2013

University of Massachusetts Boston

Physics colloquium series

Science building, room 3-126

Michael Kolodrubetz, Boston U

"Measuring quantum geometry: from superconducting qubits to spin chains"

Refreshments served at 12:45

Questions: Maxim Olshanii (Olchanyi) <Maxim Olchanyi umb edu>



2:30 pm

Wednesday, 30 October 2013
Theoretical  Seminar:  B&H 555 
Department of Physics
Brown University
"4d N=1 SCFTs from the Positive Grassmannian"
 Masahito Yamazaki (Princeton)


3:00 pm

Wednesday, October 30

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Center of Theoretical Physics

String  Theory Seminar

Cosman Seminar room 6c-442

"Continuous Spin Particles and Asymptotics of Quantum Field Theory"

Clay Cordova, Harvard

Refreshments will be served



4:00 pm

Wednesday, October 30, 2013
Physics Dept. U. Mass Lowell
Ball Hall Room 214
"Materials and fields at the nanoscale: design and engineering of photonic-plasmonic resonant nanostructures"
Prof. Luca dal Negro
Boston University
Refreshment at 3:30



Wednesday, October 30, 2013
Brandeis University
IGERT Seminar
Abelson 239
“Statistical mechanics and statistical inference”
Pavel Sountsov
Brandeis University



Wednesday, October 30, 2013

Northeastern University

Condensed Matter Seminar

Dana Research Center RM 114

“Interplay of Strong Correlation and Dissipation in Nonequilibrium Lattice Systems”

Jong Han

SUNY Buffalo

Refreshments served at event.





12:00pm (note different time)
Thursday, October 31, 2013
Brandeis University
MRSEC Seminar
Abelson 126 (note different location)
“A Potential Solution to the Mechanism of Memory Storage in the Brain”
John Lisman
Brandeis University



3:30 pm

Thursday, October 31, 2013

Boston University

High Energy Experiment Seminar

3 Cummington Mall, Room 595

"The quest for top partners at the LHC"

Tobias Golling

Yale University

Refreshments served



4:00 p.m.

Thursday, October 31, 2013

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

The David and Edith Harris Physics Colloquium Series

Building 10, Room 250

"Internal Structure of the Moon from the Gravity Recovery and Interior Laboratory (GRAIL) Mission"

Maria Zuber


Refreshments @ 3:30 PM in 4-349





Thursday, October 31, 2013

Northeastern University

Physics Colloquium

Dana Research Center RM 114

“Observation of Floquet-Bloch States in Topological Insulators”

Nuh Gedik

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Refreshments served at event.






3:00 pm

November 1
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Plasma Science and Fusion Center Seminar
Building NW17-218
"Asymmetric magnetic reconnection in the solar atmosphere"
Nick Murphy
Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics


3:00 PM

Friday, November 1, 2013

Tufts University

Physics & Astronomy Colloquium

Science & Technology Center, Medford

4 Colby Street, Room 136

“Cold Gas Content and Star Formation in Galaxies”

Professor Min Yun

University of Massachusetts Amherst

Refreshments will be served at 2:30 PM in the Science & Technology Center, Room 136.