Events - 2018

Tuesday, May 8, 2018 — 4:00 PM EDT
Yong P. Chen

Colloquium Series

Yong P. Chen

Quantum Matter and Device Laboratory
Department of Physics and Astronomy
School of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Birck Nanotechnology Center
Purdue Quantum Center, Purdue University

Dr. Chen's lab exploits quantum physics to manipulate electrons, atoms, spins and photons in various materials and artificial systems

Friday, May 4, 2018 — 3:00 PM EDT

PhD. Thesis Presentation

Candidate:  Lakshya Bhardwaj

Thursday, May 3, 2018 — 4:00 PM EDT
Victor Galitski

Colloquium Series

Victor Galitski​

Joint Quantum Institute and Condensed Matter Theory Center
​Department of Physics
University of Maryland

>> learn more about Dr. Galitski's research

Join us for a reception prior to the talk at 3:30pm in QNC 0101

Thursday, May 3, 2018 — 1:30 PM EDT

M.Sc. Thesis Presentation

Candidate: Hyeran Kong

Thursday, May 3, 2018 — 1:00 PM EDT

MSc. Thesis Presentation

Candidate: Thomas Alexander

Wednesday, May 2, 2018 — 8:30 PM EDT
Gustav Bakos observatory interior, in red light

Be among the first to use our new and improved outdoor staircase and discover the true form of this season's bright twilight "star"!

  • Presentation at 8:30 PM in PHY 313 (note the special room)
Wednesday, May 2, 2018 — 3:00 PM EDT

PhD. Thesis Presentation

Candidate:  Lakshya Bhardwaj

Wednesday, May 2, 2018 — 11:30 AM EDT
Simon Foreman

Astronomy Lunch Series

Simon Foreman

Canadian Institute for Theoretical Astrophysics
University of Toronto

Wednesday, May 2, 2018 — 11:30 AM EDT
Jonathan Gaudet

Quantum Matters Series

Jonathan Gaudet

Department of Physics and Astronomy
McMaster University

Friday, April 27, 2018 — 10:00 AM EDT

The Waterloo Institute for Nanotechnology (WIN) is pleased to present a seminar talk by Dr. Siddhartha Das, from the Department of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Maryland, College Park. 

Wednesday, April 25, 2018 — 11:30 AM EDT
Adam Muzzin

Astronomy Lunch Series

Adam Muzzin

Assistant Professor
Department of Physics & Astronomy
York University

Adam Muzzin's research focusses on galaxy formation and evolution, particularly the high-redshift universe.

Wednesday, April 18, 2018 — 11:30 AM EDT
Jon Miller

Astronomy Lunch Series

Jon Miller

Professor
Department of Astronomy
University of Michigan

Jon Miller studies compact objects such as black holes and neutron stars to understand their basic properties, how gas falls onto and is ejected from them, and their implications for general relativity. 

Monday, April 16, 2018 — 1:00 PM EDT

PhD. Thesis Presentation

Candidate:  Sarah Al-Dawsari

Wednesday, April 11, 2018 — 11:30 AM EDT
Joe Bramante

Astronomy Lunch Series

Joe Bramante

Assistant Professor
Department of Physics, Engineering Physics & Astronomy
Queen's University

Friday, April 6, 2018 — 1:30 PM EDT
Wen Jin

Quantum Matters Series

Wen Jin

Postdoctoral Fellow
Department of Physics & Astronomy
University of Waterloo

Wednesday, April 4, 2018 — 7:30 PM EDT
Gustav Bakos observatory interior, in red light

Welcome back the planet Venus during our April public tour!

  • Presentation at 7:30 PM in PHY 313 (note the special room)
  • Telescope viewing at 8:00 PM (access from 3rd floor of PHY; note corrected time)
Wednesday, April 4, 2018 — 11:30 AM EDT
Daryl Haggard

Astronomy Lunch Series

Daryl Haggard

Assistant Professor of Physics
CIFAR Azrieli Global Scholar
McGill Space Institute

Dr. Haggard studies the Galactic center and Sgr A*, EM counterparts to gravitational wave sources, accreting compact objects, supermassive black holes and their host galaxies, and multi-wavelength and time domain surveys.

Wednesday, March 28, 2018 — 11:30 AM EDT

Astronomy Lunch Series

Adrian Vantyghem

Postdoctoral Fellow
Department of Physics & Astronomy
University of Waterloo

Tuesday, March 27, 2018 — 4:00 PM EDT
Kyle Shen

Colloquium Series

Kyle Shen

Professor of Physics
Department of Physics, Cornell University

Dr. Shen's research focuses on investigating many-body interactions in quantum materials, with the aim of controlling potentially exotic properties such as superconductivity, magnetism, metal-insulator transitions, and topological properties.

Friday, March 23, 2018 — 3:30 PM EDT
Joshua Milstein

The Waterloo Institute for Nanotechnology and the Department of Physics & Astronomy
Seminar Series

Dr. Joshua N. Milstein

Associate Professor
Department of Physics, University of Toronto
Department of Chemical and Physical Sciences, UTM

Friday, March 23, 2018 — 2:00 PM EDT
Jhinhwan Lee

Quantum Matters Series

Jhinhwan Lee

Department of Physics
Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology
Republic of Korea

Wednesday, March 21, 2018 — 11:30 AM EDT
Laura Parker at the 2009 Polanyi Prize reception

Astronomy Lunch Series

Laura Parker

Department of Physics & Astronomy
McMaster University

Dr. Parker specializes in observational cosmology and galaxy evolution, with particular interest in the processes of galaxy and structure formation.

Friday, March 16, 2018 — 3:30 PM EDT
Dr. Erica Caden

Phys10 Undergraduate Seminar Series

Dr. Erica Caden

SNOLAB

Friday, March 16, 2018 — 2:00 PM EDT
Gustav Bakos observatory exterior in daylight

Special Daytime public tour on a Friday!

  • Presentation at 2:00 PM in PHY 313 (note the special room)
  • Telescope viewing at 2:30 PM (access from 3rd floor of PHY)
Wednesday, March 14, 2018 — 11:30 AM EDT
Charlie Conroy

CANCELLED DUE TO INCLEMENT WEATHER

Astronomy Lunch Series

Charlie Conroy

Department of Astronomy
Harvard University

Dr. Conroy's group studies a broad range of topics in the fields of galaxy formation, stellar evolution, stellar spectroscopy, and stellar populations using both observational and theoretical tools.

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