Colloquia and Events

Fall 2022 Dept of Physics and Astronomy Colloquium Schedule

(will be updated throughout the semester)

            Thursdays 3:05pm – 4:20pm

             Zoom link:


  • Aug 25  No talk, first week of class
  • Sept 1  Meet & Greet in person, Bios159 followed by refreshments outdoors 
  • Sept 8  CANCELLED
  • Sept 15  Karine Le Bris, CSULA, atmospheric physics, "Determination of the radiative properties and detection of organofluorine compounds by mid-infrared spectroscopy"
  • Sept 22  Lizxandra Flores Rivera, MPIfA Heidelberg, astrophysics,  "Evolution of protoplanetary disks and planet formation"
  • Sept 29  David Van Buren,  JPL, "Medical Physics meets Aerospace Engineering in the Age of COVID:  the NASA Globally Accessible Ventilators"
  • Oct 6  Anna Nierenberg, UC Merced, "Revealing Dark Matter with Strongly Lensed Quasars"
  • Oct 13  Stephanie Meng Shen, CSU Fullerton, computational soft matter
  • Oct 20  Fabien Florent Pinaud, USC, experimental biophysics
  • Oct 27  Giulia Palermo, University of California Riverside, computational biophysics
  • Nov 3  Arianna Long, UT Austin, extragalactic astronomy
  • Nov 10  Aisulu Aitbekova, Caltech, material science/ alternative fuels
  • Nov 17  Virginie Faramaz,  U. Arizona, debris disks
  • Nov 24  Thanksgiving Holiday
  • Dec 1  In person, Bios159, Christopher Gutiérrez, UCLA Physics & Astronomy, experimental condensed matter
  • Dec 8   No talk, last week of class