Departmental Seminars & Events

Materials Day

Materials Day 2017 at the University of MemphisJoin the Department of Physics for Materials Day at the University of Memphis. The event will be held on Friday, October 6 and will feature live demos, exhibits, poster presentations, interaction with researchers, and more. Visit the the Materials Day website for further information. 


Seminars

Each fall and spring semester, the Department of Physics presents weekly seminars. Seminars are held on Friday afternoon at 3:00 PM in Manning Hall, room 201, preceded by refreshments (starting at 2:45 PM in Manning Hall 222). Contact Xiao Shen at xshen1@memphis.edu, 678-1668) for more information.

Fridays, 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm, Venue: Manning Hall # 201 (Physics Auditorium)

For details, please contact: Dr. Shen (xshen1@memphis.edu ) 

Fall 2017 Seminar schedule

Date

Topic

Speaker(s)/Institution

09/01

Departmental Research - Hard Matter

Drs. J. Cui, S. Mishra, X. Shen and T. Hoan - UofM

09/08

Departmental Research - Soft Matter

Drs. S. Jahan, M. Laradji, F. Sabri and P. Pradhan - UofM

09/15

Super-paramagnetic Relaxations in Magnetic Nanoparticles

Sunghyun Yoon, Gunsan National University, Korea & University of Memphis

09/22

Simulating Disorder in Functional Materials

Tom Berlijn, Oak Ridge National Lab 

09/29

Computational Study of Nanoparticles and Self-Assembly on Lipid Membranes 

Alexander D. Olinger, University of Memphis

10/06

No Seminar. Materials Day

Contact: Dr. S. Mishra

10/13

Electro- and Photocatalytic H2 Production by Molecular Co Complexes with Pentantate Ligands

Xuan Zhao, University of Memphis

10/20

Van der Waals Heterojunctions with Two-dimensional Materials for Low Power Electronics

Tania Roy, University of Central Florida

10/27

Hearing the Shape of a Drum: Characterization of Biological Tissue Microstructure Using Advanced Diffusion MR Imaging

Junzhong Xu, Vanderbilt University

11/03

Ultrafast Spectroscopy of Nanomaterials for Energy Applications

Kannatassen Appavoo, University of Alabama at Birmingham

11/10

Seminar Canceled 

 

11/17

TBD

TBD

11/24

No Seminar

Thanksgiving Break

12/01

The Role of Phospholipid Membrane's Shape in Cellular Function

Eric Spangler, University of Memphis

 

Fall 2016 Seminar List

9/2

Hard Matter – UofM Faculty

Drs: Cui, Mishra, Shen, Hoang

9/9

Soft Matter – UofM Faculty

Drs: Jahan, Laradji, Sabri, Pradhan

9/16

Nanophotonics

Dr. Thang Hoang, UofM

9/23

Metal Organic Framework

Dr. Sebastian Zuluaga, Vanderbilt University

9/30

Astrochemistry

Dr. Nathan DeYonker, UofM

10/7

Radiation Effects in 2D Materials

Dr. Enxia Zhang,
Vanderbilt University

10/14

Advanced Electronic Materials & Devices

Dr. Sarit Dhar,
Auburn University

10/21

Ophthalmoscopy

Dr. Jing Lu, University of Alabama at Birmingham

11/4

Novel Magnetic Materials

Dr. Priyanka Manchanda, Vanderbilt University

11/11

Biophysics

Dr. Erin Rericha,
Vanderbilt University

11/18

Photonics

Dr. Yuankun Lin,
University of North Texas

 

Physics & Materials Science Fall Seminar Schedule - 3pm MN 201


9/2

Hard Matter – UofM Faculty

Drs: Cui, Mishra, Shen, Hoang

9/9

Soft Matter – UofM Faculty

Drs: Jahan, Laradji, Sabri, Pradhan

9/16

Nanophotonics

Dr. Thang Hoang, UofM

9/23

Metal Organic Framework

Dr. Sebastian Zuluaga, Vanderbilt University

9/30

Astrochemistry

Dr. Nathan DeYonker, UofM

10/7

Radiation Effects in 2D Materials

Dr. Enxia Zhang,
Vanderbilt University

10/14

Advanced Electronic Materials & Devices

Dr. Sarit Dhar,
Auburn University

10/21

Ophthalmoscopy

Dr. Jing Lu, University of Alabama at Birmingham

11/4

Novel Magnetic Materials

Dr. Priyanka Manchanda, Vanderbilt University

11/11

Biophysics

Dr. Erin Rericha,
Vanderbilt University

11/18

Photonics

Dr. Yuankun Lin,
University of North Texas