Note: Our usual seminar time is 4 pm with refreshments in the lobby of Dana starting at 3:45pm. 

Students are welcome to join us for lunch at the Commons with our seminar speaker. 


Fall 2007



Catherine Clodfelter and Mona Shaban Measuring Flagella Force Regeneration in Chlamydomonas cells with Optical Trapping Techniques

Kelly Howell Upwelling Microwave Radiation from Trees in a Snow-Covered Area

Audrey Cundari My Summer at Evernham Motorsports

(NOTE:  these talks will begin a little earlier than usual, at 3:55 PM.)





Bobby Mohr   Photodetachment Spectroscopy of the Negative Oxygen Ion

Anne Joiner Title TBA

Vincent Nardone Fiber-Optic Probes as Biosensors

10/4/2007   Kate Scholberg, Physics Department, Duke University
    Neutrinos from the Sky and through the Earth
10/25/2007   Adrian Daw, Physics Department, Appalachian State University
    Studying ions to understand plasmas
11/29/2007   Jon Bender, Tractor Formulations R & D, Afton Chemical
    What every science student should know about friction
12/11/2007   Brant West, Physics Department, Davidson College
    Using transient capacitance to explore doping and defect concentrations in semiconductor diodes

Spring 2008

2/14/2008   Larry Engelhardt, Francis Marion University
    Quantum Monte Carlo simulations of magnetic molecules: What do all of these big words mean?
3/17/2008   Doug Bonessi, Wake Forest University
    Polarizability of Optically Torqued Nanorods
3/19/2008   Marvin Payne, Bowling Green State University
    Inelastic two-wave mixing: Another way of looking at light storage and retrieval
3/20/2008   Rachel Patton McCord (Class of 2004), Harvard University
    Translating the cell's instruction manual: A biophysicist's approach to understanding gene regulation
3/26/2008   Wei Guo, Queens University
    Light emission and detection as a single process
    David Mermin, Physics Department, Cornell University
4/3/2008   Public Lecture on Spooky Actions at a Distance @ 7pm in the 900 Room
4/4/2008   Physics/Math Seminar on What Has Quantum Mechanics to Do With Factoring? @ 2:30pm in Dana 146
4/4/2008   North Carolina Section of the American Association of Physics Teachers Banquet Lecture on The Geometry of (Flat) Spacetime @ 7pm in Chambers Gallery
4/7/2008   Mark Holcomb, Rush University Medical Center
    Measurement and Analysis of Cardiac Tissue during Electrical Stimulation

Look at the seminars from 1998-1999, 1999-2000, 2000-2001, 2001-2002, 2002-2003, 2003-2004, 2004-2005, 2005-2006 and 2006-2007.

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