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Fall 2021 schedule:

Weekly seminars will be held every Monday, starting September 13, 3:00-4:00 pm, in person (Boggs 240) or online (via ZOOM).


Date   Speaker Affiliation Title Location
08/30   PEP faculty Tulane / PEP

(Overview of Current Research Programs)

postponed due to campus closure

BO 240
09/06   no meeting (Labor Day)      
09/13   Prof. Mark Pederson UT at El Paso / Physics Undergraduate and Graduate Research in Physics: Vexing Challenges for Today, Opportunities for Tomorrow. via ZOOM
09/20   Prof. Daniele Struppa Chapman U / Mathematics An Introduction to Superoscillations. via ZOOM
09/27   Dr. Kevin Burcham RAITH Nanofabrication Introduction to Electron Beam Lithography and its Applications BO 240 / via ZOOM
10/04   Dr. Zhimin Shi Facebook Reality Labs Accessing High-Dimensional Information of Light BO 240 / via ZOOM
10/11   no meeting      
10/18   Dr. Ekua Bentil The World Bank The Africa that CAN: Reimagining Applied Sciences, Engineering and Technology Skills Development and Research in Africa and the Role of International Partners BO 240
10/25   Prof. Kristopher Harris LA Tech / Chemistry Drawing atomic-level insights from molecular machines, active battery materials, fuel cell components, and optically active materials using NMR spectroscopy BO 240
11/01   Prof. Mette Gaarde LSU / Physics

How to watch electrons move inside molecules by using ultrafast light sources

BO 240
11/08   Prof. Edmund Palermo RPI / MSE Antibacterial and Antiviral Polymers - from Theory to Applications BO 240 / via ZOOM
11/15   Prof. Thomas Searles U of Illinois Chicago / ECE Tunable Strong Coupling in Terahertz Metasurfaces BO 240 / via ZOOM
11/22   no meeting (Thanksgiving Break)      
11/29   Prof. Steve Fetter U of Maryland Reducing Nuclear Weapons and the Risk of Nuclear War BO 240