Department of Physics and Astronomy
University of Iowa
Colloquium Fall 2014

Schedule of Colloquia

 Date   Speaker   Institution   Title of Talk 
 Monday, August 25   Steven Spangler   University of Iowa   The Physics of Railroads 
 Monday, September 01   LABOR DAY   ----------   no colloquium 
 Monday, September 08   Steven Kawaler   Iowa State University   The Kepler Mission's Other Legacy: Space-Based Asteroseismology 
 Monday, September 15   ----------   ----------   ---------- 
 Monday, September 22   ----------   ----------   ---------- 
 Monday, September 29   Gregory Carmichael   University of Iowa   What Goes Around Comes Around: The Globalization of Air Pollution 
 Monday, October 06 (Note: Colloquium will be on Tuesday, October 07   John Mather   NASA Goddard Spaceflight Center   Science From The Sky: How Did We Get Here, Who Are We, How Far Can We Go? 
 Monday, October 13   Stephen Fuselier   Southwest Research Institute   Exiting the Heliosphere: Which Way Would We Go? 
 Monday, October 20   John Prineas   University of Iowa   The Art and Science of Molecular Beam Epitaxy, and The 2014 Nobel Prize for Blue LEDs  
 Monday, October 27   Albert Ratner   University of Iowa   Combustion in Modern Systems 
 Monday, November 03   Thomas Kuhlman   University of Illinois   The Physics of Gene Regulation and Decision Making in E. Coli 
 Monday, November 10   Lee Anne Willson   Iowa State University   The Death of Stars Like the Sun (what we know and don't know) 
 Monday, November 17   Stewart Prager   Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory   The Path to Magnetic Fusion Energy 
 Monday, November 24   THANKSGIVING BREAK   ----------   no colloquium 
 Monday, December 01   Jane Nachtman   University of Iowa   Dark Matter in the Laboratory 
 Monday, December 08   Fatima Toor   University of Iowa   Engineering Physics for Designing Multi-colored Light Sources and Detectors 

All colloquia are at 3:30 PM in Room 301 of Van Allen Hall on the University of Iowa campus. Refreshments will be provided for those who hear the talk.