Fall 2009 Colloquium Schedule

DATE

SPEAKER

AFFILIATION AND TOPIC

8/28/09

Dr. Stan Zygmunt

Valparaiso University, Department of Physics and Astronomy "Welcome!

9/04/09

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Neils Science Center Fall Picnic
Picnic information

9/09/09

(Wednesday)

Dr.Owen Gingerich
Kress Lecture, 7:30 pm
Neils 234

Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics

Kepler, Galileo and the Birth of Modern Astronomy

9/10/09

(Thursday)

Dr. Owen Gingerich
CC Symposium, 6:30 pm
CCLIR Community Room

Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics

The Divine Handiwork: Evolution and the Wonder of Life

9/18/09

Ben Barber, Andy Schiller,
Nate Kellams, Disa Walden

Valparaiso University, Department of Physics and Astronomy
"Summer Undergraduate Research

9/25/09

Dr. William Schneider

Notre Dame University, Dept. of Biological & Chemical Engineering
"What’s a Chemist Doing Teaching Chemical Engineering?

10/02/09

Dr. David Bradstreet

Eastern University, Department of Astronomy and Physics
Astronomy and Education

10/09/09

Ron Kneusel ‘88
Homecoming Colloquium

ITT Visual Information Solutions
The Physics of Medical Imaging

10/16/09

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NO COLLOQUIUM --Fall Recess from Classes

10/23/09

Dr.Kraig Olejniczak

ValparaisoUniversity College of Engineering

The Use of Silicon Carbide (SiC)-Based Power Electronics in High-Performance Applications

10/30/09

Megan Kania, Tim Olson, Katelyn Holub, Stephan Dolph

Valparaiso University, Department of Physics and Astronomy
"Summer Undergraduate Research

11/06/09

Dr. Peter Garnavich

Notre Dame University Department of Physics
SDSS-II Supernova Survey

11/13/09

Sam Schaub, Dan Brandt,
Kristie Shaw, Zach Nault

Valparaiso University, Department of Physics and Astronomy
"Summer Undergraduate Research

11/20/09

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NO COLLOQUIUM --Thanksgiving Recess from Classes

11/27/09

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NO COLLOQUIUM --Thanksgiving Recess from Classes

12/04/09

Dan Brandt, Nate Kellams, Disa Walden, Stephen Dolph

Valparaiso University, Department of Physics and Astronomy
Senior Research Projects

12/11/09

TBD