Events - September 2016

Friday, September 30, 2016 — 12:30 PM to 4:30 PM EDT
Choi Labs

Photo courtesy Choi Labs

FIND OUT WHAT LIES BEHIND ALL THE LAB DOORS IN THE PHYSICS BUILDING AND WHAT PROFESSORS IN THE DEPARTMENT (INCLUDING IN IQC AND PERIMETER INSTITUTE) WORK ON. FIND OUT HOW TO APPLY TO GRADUATE SCHOOL AND FOR SCHOLARSHIPS.

Thursday, September 29, 2016 — 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM EDT

This workshop will provide basic TA training for Physics graduate students.
Facilitators: Rohan Jayasundera and Jeff Gardiner (PHY), and  Brandon DeHart, CTE

Note: This session is open only to grad students in Physics. Students who attend the entire session are eligible for one workshop credit towards the Fundamentals of University Teaching (FUT) certificate.

Tuesday, September 27, 2016 — 1:30 PM EDT
Dr. Carla Fehr

Dr. Carla Fehr

​Associate Professor
Department of Philosophy,
University of Waterloo
Wolfe Chair in Scientific and Technological Literacy

Tuesday, September 27, 2016 — 10:30 AM EDT

M.Sc. Thesis Presentation

Candidate:  Alex Parent

Thursday, September 22, 2016 — 9:00 AM EDT

PhD. Thesis Presentation

Candidate:  Zachary Webb

Tuesday, September 20, 2016 — 1:30 PM EDT
Paul Butler

Dr. Paul Butler

Staff Scientist, 
Department of Terrestrial Magnetism
Carnegie Institution of Washington

Dr. Butler's research interests include observational astrophysics, stellar spectroscopy, precision Doppler instrumentation, extrasolar planets, Sun-like stars, supergiants and Cepheid variable stars.

Tuesday, September 20, 2016 — 10:00 AM EDT

M.Sc. Thesis Presentation

Candidate:  Yaowen Mei

Tuesday, September 13, 2016 — 1:30 PM EDT

Learn more about the seminar series, your host Dr. Mann, and elect your PhysClub executive committee. 

Thursday, September 8, 2016 — 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM EDT
Dr. Ying Liu

Professor Ying Liu

Penn State University and Shanghai Jiao Tong University

Dr. Liu leads the Superconductivity and Quantum Electronic Materials Laboratory

Thursday, September 8, 2016 — 12:15 PM to 2:15 PM EDT

This workshop will provide basic TA training for Physics graduate students.
Facilitators: Rohan Jayasundera and Jeff Gardiner (PHY), and  Brandon DeHart, CTE

Note: This session is open only to grad students in Physics. Students who attend the entire session are eligible for one workshop credit towards the Fundamentals of University Teaching (FUT) certificate.

Wednesday, September 7, 2016 — 8:00 PM EDT

The Observatory is open for public tours, usually on the first Wednesday of each month, offering a chance to look through the university's telescope. This will be preceded by a short talk on astronomy (around 30 minutes) plus an opportunity to ask questions, followed by a tour of the dome.

Wednesday, September 7, 2016 — 10:30 AM to 1:30 PM EDT

The Department of Physics and Astronomy is hosting an information session for graduate students, immediately followed by a reception with faculty.

Information session: 10:30 - noon, QNC B0101

Reception: noon - 1:30, QNC Atrium, 1st floor

We invite you to please join us in welcoming our new graduate students!

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