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BAPC - Calendar for the Week of April 13

Apr 13 – Apr 17, 2015


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 before 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, April 13, 2015

Northeastern University

High Energy Experimental Physics Seminar

114 Dana Research Center

“Search for Vector Like Quarks with the ATLAS Detector”

Kevin Black

Boston University

Refreshments served at event.




Monday, April 13
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Center of Theoretical Physics Cosman Seminar Room 6c-442

``Hydrodynamics Beyond the Gradient Expansion: Resurgence and Resummation"

Michal Heller, Perimeter Institute

Refreshment will be served


4:00 PM

Monday, April 13, 2015

Massachusetts Institute of Technology – Laboratory for Nuclear Science

Nuclear and Particle Physics Colloquium

Kolker Room, 26-414

Ab Initio Calculation of the Neutron-Proton Mass Difference

Dr. Zoltan Fodor – University of Wuupertal

Refreshments served at 3:30 pm




4:00 p.m.

Monday April 13, 2015

Brown University
Department of Physics Colloquium 

Barus & Holley room 168


Sumit Das

U of Kentucky

Refreshments begin at 3:30 




4:15 p.m.

Monday, April 13, 2015

Harvard University

Department of Physics Colloquium

Jefferson 250

"Cosmology After Planck"

David Spergel

Princeton University

tea will be served in Jefferson 450 at 3:30 pm




2:00 p.m.

Tuesday, April 14

Harvard University

Mathematical Physics Seminar

Science Center 530

“Projective Unitary Representations of Infinite-Dimensional Lie Groups”

Bas Janssens

Institute of Mathematics, University of Utrecht




Tuesday, Apr 14, 2015

University of Massachusetts Boston

Quantum Science and Technology Seminar

ISC, Conference Room - suite 1200

Marcus Cramer

Ulm University

“Scalable Quantum State Tomography”




Tuesday, April 14

Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Center of Theoretical Physics Cosman Seminar Room 6c-442
Joint Tufts/MIT Cosmology Seminar

``Using quasars or CMB to test Entanglement"

Jason Gallicchio, U Chicago

Refreshments served at 2:15pm



3:30 PM

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Boston University

Physics Colloquium

Metcalf Science Center, Room 109

590 Commonwealth Ave.

"Bionic Hearing: the Science and the Experience"

Ian Shipsey

University of Oxford

The Benson T. Chertok Lecture

Refreshments served at 3:00 PM in 1st floor lounge



Tuesday, April 14, 2015
Brandeis University
Martin Weiner Physics Department Colloquium
Abelson 131
"What Happened to Einstein's Brane?"
Paul Townsend

Cambridge University
Refreshments at 3:30pm outside Abelson 131





Wednesday, April 15
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Center of Theoretical Physics Cosman Seminar Room 6c-442
String Theory Seminar

``Quantum entanglement of locally perturbed thermal states"

Joan Simon, U Edinburgh, UK

Refreshments to be served



4:00 pm
Wednesday, April 15, 2015
Physics Dept. U. Mass Lowell
Olsen 102

“Swatting the fly in the cathedral: Theory and Simulations in Nuclear Physics"

Dr. Paul Stevenson
University of Surrey, UK
Refreshments at 3:30



1:00 pm

Thursday, Apr 16, 2015

University of Massachusetts Boston

Physics colloquium series

Science building, room 3-126

Bulbul Chakraborty

Brandeis U

Physics of Sand: Emergent Behavior in the Macro World

Refreshments served at 12:45

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



3:30 PM

Thursday, April 16, 2015

Boston University

High Energy Experiment Seminar

3 Cummington Mall, Room 595

"Search for Physics Beyond the Standard Model in the 3rd Generation"

Dr. Jeremy Love

Argonne National Laboratory

Refreshments served



4:00 p.m.

Thursday, April 16, 2015

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

The David and Edith Harris Physics Colloquium Series

Building 10, Room 250

“Space-Time, Quantum Mechanics, and Scattering Amplitudes"

Nima Arkani-Hamed

Institute for Advanced Study

Refreshments @ 3:30 PM in 4-349



Thursday, April 16, 2015
Brandeis University
MRSEC Seminar
Abelson 229
"Modeling and Simulation in Complex Fluids: From Passive to Active Systems"
Tony Gao



3:00 pm

Friday, April 17, 2015

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Plasma Science and Fusion Center Seminar

Building NW17-218 

"The steady-state hybrid scenario and its projection to ITER and FNSF"

Francesca Turco

Columbia University



3:00 pm

Friday, April 17th

Presenter: Alex Lazarian

University of Wisconsin-Madison

Title: Magnetic Reconnection in Turbulent Plasmas and Particle Acceleration

Tufts University, Robinson Hall, Room 253

All are invited! Refreshments at 2:30pm.



3:30 PM

Friday, April 17, 2015

Boston University

Particle and Fields Seminar

3 Cummington Mall, Room 595

"QFT entanglement bounds from expanding universe and from thermodynamics"

John McGreevy

University of California, San Diego

Refreshments served