Events - 2017

Friday, December 15, 2017 — 3:00 PM EST

Candidate:  Mohamad Nikman

Title:  Dynamics of Quantum Information of the Central Spin Problem

Friday, December 15, 2017 — 2:00 PM EST
Douglas Bonn

Quantum Matters Series

Douglas Bonn

Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of British Columbia

Friday, December 15, 2017 — 8:30 AM to 12:30 PM EST
Doug Bonn

Professor Doug Bonn

Thursday, December 14, 2017 — 4:00 PM EST
Avery Broderick

Colloquium Series

Dr Avery Broderick

Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of Waterloo
Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics

Refreshments in PHY 151 starting at 3:30 pm

Wednesday, December 13, 2017 — 8:30 AM EST

Candidate:  Anas Othman

Title:  Control of Light-Matter Interactions in Classical and Quantum Optics

Friday, December 8, 2017 — 11:00 AM EST
Adam Wei Tsen

Quantum Matters Series

Adam Wei Tsen 

Associate Professor, Department of Chemistry and Institute for Quantum Computing
University of Waterloo

Dr. Tsen leads the Quantum Materials and Devices Lab, where research is focussed on the study of solid-state materials exhibiting manifestly quantum phenomena on macroscopic scales, with particular interest in low-dimensional systems.

Thursday, December 7, 2017 — 1:00 PM EST

Candidate:  Boris Georgiev

Title:  Semi-Analytic Radiatively Inefficient Accretion Flaws in General Gravity

Wednesday, December 6, 2017 — 7:00 PM EST
Gustav Bakos observatory interior, in red light

Come visit the observatory during the December public tour!

Monday, December 4, 2017 — 9:00 AM EST

Candidate:  Corey Rae McRae

Title:  Indium Thin Films in Multilayer Superconducting Quantum Circuits

Friday, December 1, 2017 — 2:30 PM EST
Matthew Johnson

Phys10 Undergraduate Seminar Series

Matthew Johnson
Associate Faculty, Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics 

Department of Physics and Astronomy, York University 

Wednesday, November 29, 2017 — 11:30 AM EST
Joel Bregman

Astronomy Lunch Series

Joel N. Bregman

University of Michigan 

Joel Bregman applies his expertise in X-ray observation and theory to account for the “missing baryons” (normal matter) in galaxies.

Tuesday, November 28, 2017 — 4:00 PM EST
Amjad Ashoorioon

Colloquium Series

Amjad Ashoorioon

University Bologna

Friday, November 24, 2017 — 2:30 PM EST
Roger Melko

Phys10 Undergraduate Seminar Series

Roger Melko
Associate Professor & Canada Research Chair in Computational Many-Body Physics

Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of Waterloo

Thursday, November 23, 2017 — 2:30 PM EST
Dr. Luca Turin

Colloquium Series

Dr. Luca Turin

Quantum Neurobiology Group
BSRC Alexander Fleming,
Vari, Greece

Wednesday, November 22, 2017 — 11:30 AM EST
Renee Hlozek

Astronomy Lunch Series

Renee Hlozek

Dunlap Institute and University of Toronto 

Hložek studies a variety of problems in theoretical and observational cosmology through observations of the Cosmic Microwave Background, Type Ia supernovae and Baryon Acoustic Oscillations.

Friday, November 17, 2017 — 11:00 AM EST
Igor Žutić

Quantum Matters Series

Igor Žutić

Department of Physics, University at Buffalo, USA

Monday, November 13, 2017 — 2:30 PM EST

M.Sc. Thesis Presentation
 
Candidate: Zimeng Wang

Friday, November 10, 2017 — 11:00 AM EST
Ion Garate

Quantum Matters Series

Ion Garate

Département de physique, Université de Sherbrooke

Wednesday, November 1, 2017 — 7:00 PM EDT
Gustav Bakos observatory interior, in red light

Come visit the observatory during the November public tour!

Wednesday, November 1, 2017 — 11:30 AM EDT
Patrick Brady

Astronomy Lunch Series

Patrick Brady

Professor of Physics
College of Letters & Science
University of Wisconsin Millwaukee

Dr. Brady  is interested in theoretical and experimental aspects of gravitation and gravitational-wave astronomy.

Monday, October 30, 2017 — 2:00 PM EDT

The Faculty of Science HeForShe working group and the Department of Biology invite you to attend a special guest lecture:

What works to support greater equality, diversity and inclusivity in STEM and beyond?

Professor Hilary Lappin-ScottSenior Pro-Vice-Chancellor at Swansea University and Vice President of the prestigious Federation of European Microbiological Societies (FEMS) 

Friday, October 27, 2017 — 2:30 PM EDT
David Cory

Phys10 Undergraduate Seminar Series

David Cory
Professor & Canada Excellence Research Chair Quantum Information Processing
Department of Chemistry and Institute for Quantum Computing, University of Waterloo

Friday, October 27, 2017 — 2:00 PM EDT

Milestone Series

Corey Rae McCrae

​PhD student
Department of Physics & Astronomy and Institute for Quantum Computing

Wednesday, October 25, 2017 — 11:30 AM EDT
Rene Doyon

Astronomy Lunch Series

René Doyon

Professor
Institute for research on exoplanets
Université de Montréal

>> learn more about Dr. Doyon's research

Tuesday, October 24, 2017 — 4:00 PM EDT
Christine Logel

Colloquium Series

Christine Logel

​Associate Professor
Department of Social Development Studies
Renison University College

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