2015 - 2016:

Date

Speaker

Affiliation

Title

Faculty Host

9/29/2015

Jianlin Luo

Chinese Academy of Sciences
Beijing, China 

Superconductivity in the vicinity of magnetic order in CrAs and MnP under high pressure

Jay Tang

10/15/2015

Jay Wang

UMASS Dartmouth
Dartmouth, MA 

Gaining Insight With Computational Physics

Brad Marston

11/5/2015

Wei Pan

Sandia National Laboratories
Albuquerque, New Mexico 

New results in the 5/2 fractional quantum Hall effect

Dima Feldman

11/12/2015

Maria Kilfoil

UMASS Amherst
Amherst, MA 

Collective behavior of motors acting incoherently, coherently, and minimally

Jay Tang

11/19/2015

Sebastien Michelin

École Polytechnique
Palaiseau, France

Self-propulsion of autophoretic particles

Tom Powers

12/10/2015

Petr Dennisenko

University of Warwick
Coventry, England

Wall-bound motility and collective phenomena in suspensions of sperm cells

Jay Tang

1/7/2016

Vincent Tabard-Cossa

University of Ottawa
Ontario, Canada

Democratizing Nanopoer-Based Single-Molecule Research

Derek Stein

2/25/2016

Enkeledia Lushi

Brown University
Providence, RI 

Micro-algae hit an obstacle: The role of hydrodynamic and contact forces

Jay Tang

3/3/2016

Michael Elbaum

Weizmann Institute of Science
Rehovot, Israel

Seeing cells in new light with soft X-rays and scattered electrons

Jim Valles

4/7/2016

Kristie Koski

Brown University
Providence, RI  

2D Materials: From Innovative Chemistry & Physics to Novel Applications

Sean Ling

4/14/2016

Karine Guevorkian

IGBMC
Illkirch-Graffenstaden, France 

Mechanics of in-vivo and in-vitro embryonic tissues

Jim Valles

4/21/2016

Dapeng Bi

Rockefeller University
New York, NY

Jamming and glassy behavior in dense biological tissues

Sean Ling

4/28/2016

Justin Block Kinney

Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory
Cold Spring Harbor, NY

Dissecting the quantitative biophysical mechanisms of transcriptional regulation using DNA sequencing

Sean Ling

5/12/2016

Clemens Heitzinger

Technical University of Vienna
Vienna, Austria

Stochastic Simulation of Nanowire and Nanopore Sensors

Sean Ling

5/19/2016

Tieyan Si

Harbin Institute of Technology
Heilongjiang, China

Active Fluid Behavior of Bacterial Swarms

Jay Tang