Events by month

December 2018

Tuesday, December 4, 2018 — 12:30 to 12:30 PM EST

Ph.D. Thesis Presentation

Candidate: Chiamaka Okoli

Wednesday, December 5, 2018 — 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM EST
Rohan Jayasundera

It’s hard to believe, but Rohan Jayasundera will be retiring shortly! Rohan has been an integral part of our Physics & Astronomy Department at the University of Waterloo since 1982, over half of its existence! During his career, Rohan has been of immeasurable value to the thousands of undergraduate and graduate students he has interacted with at the University of Waterloo.

Wednesday, December 5, 2018 — 7:00 PM EST
A visitor observing through a telescope

Come visit the observatory during December's public tour!

Presentation at 7:00 PM in PHY 313 (note the special room) Telescope viewing at 7:30 PM (access from 3rd floor of PHY)
Monday, December 10, 2018 — 10:30 to 10:30 AM EST
Donna Strickland

Join our on-campus viewing party of the Nobel Prize ceremony, and watch Professor Donna Strickland accept the Nobel Prize in Physics 2018 live from Sweden.

Let's celebrate Professor Strickland's outstanding achievement together!

We expect her big moment to be on screen early in the program. 

Light party snacks provided.

Tuesday, December 11, 2018 — 1:30 PM EST

M.Sc. Thesis Presentation

Candidate: Chunchong Ni

Wednesday, December 12, 2018 — 11:30 to 11:30 AM EST
Julio Navarro

Astronomy Lunch Series

Julio Navarro

Professor of Physics and Astronomy, University of Victoria
Fellow, Royal Society of Canada
Canadian Institute for Advanced Research

Abstract

Thursday, December 13, 2018 — 4:00 PM EST
Eric Prouzet

Colloquium Series

Eric Prouzet

Department of Chemistry and Waterloo Institute for Nanotechnnology,
University of Waterloo

Eric Prouzet carries out research in material chemistry and nanotechnology, focused on the synthesis of nanostructured materials such as porous materials and nano-objects.

Monday, December 17, 2018 — 8:30 AM to 12:00 PM EST
Peter Lepage

Large-Scale Pedagogical Change and Sustainability at a Large Research University

Peter Lepage
Goldwin Smith Professor of Physics, Cornell University

Monday, December 17, 2018 — 9:00 AM EST

Ph.D. Thesis Presentation

Candidate: Saoussen Mbarek

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