Fall 2006

Previous schedules: Fall 2002, Spring 2003, Fall 2003, Spring 2004
Fall 2004, Spring 2005, Fall 2005, Spring 2006
Spring 2007

Thursdays 4:00 p.m., Room 104 Physics
Refreshments served at 3:40 p.m.

Colloquium Organizer: Gerald Wilemski

 
August 31, 2006 - Prof. A. Mumtaz (Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad)
Exchange bias and magnetic properties of cobalt ferrite nanoparticles
September 7, 2006 - Dr. Tom Kirchner (Technische Universitaet Claustal-Zellerfeld)
Non-Perturbative Calculations in Ion-Atom Collisions
September 14, 2006 - Dr. Arshad Saleem Bhatti (COMSATS Institute of Information Technology, Islamabad)
Growth Kinematics of Nanostructures in Buffer - Layer - Assisted Growth
September 21, 2006 - Prof. Thomas Vojta (University of Missouri - Rolla)
Phase transitions and disorder: How rare events can dominate a macroscopic system
September 28, 2006 - Student Research Presentations

October 5, 2006 - Prof. Erika Gibb (University of Missouri - St. Louis)
Organics in Comets and Star-Forming Regions
October 12, 2006 - Prof. Ken Kelton (Washington University - St. Louis)
Role of Coupled Nucleation in Metallic Glass Formation and Nanocrystallization
October 20, 2006 - Homecoming: Prof. Sanjay Mishra (University of Memphis)
Magnetic Nanocomposites
Note Special Time and Date: Friday 4:00 p.m.

October 26, 2006 - Prof. David Landau (University of Georgia)
A New Approach to Monte Carlo Simulations in Science
Note Special Time: 3:30 PM, Refreshments at 3:10
November 2, 2006 - Prof. Milton Cole (Penn State University)
Novel 1, 2 and 4 dimensional phases of matter in carbon nanotubes
November 9, 2006 - Prof. Brad Marston (Brown University)
The Quantum Mechanics of Global Warming
November 16, 2006 - Prof. Bin Chen (Louisiana State University)
Probing the nucleation mechanism of multi-component systems with atomistic simulations
November 23, 2006 - Thanksgiving Holiday

November 30, 2006 -Thirteenth Annual Laird D. Schearer Prize Colloquium

December 7, 2006 - Dr. Robert McGraw (Brookhaven National Laboratory)
Kinetic potential and barrier crossing: A new model for drizzle formation