Seminar Schedule

During the fall and spring semesters, the Department of Physics and Materials Science presents weekly seminars. The seminars  will be held virtually (Zoom link) on Friday afternoons from 3:00 - 4:00 p.m.

For further details, please contact Dr. Chenhui Peng (cpeng@memphis.edu) or Dr. Shawn Pollard (Shawn.Pollard@memphis.edu).




January 19, 2021

First day of class


January 22, 2021

Warm up week - no seminar


January 29, 2021

No seminar


February 5, 2021

Dr. Ming Guo

Mechanical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)

February 12, 2021

Dr. Taylor Ware

Biomedical Engineering and Materials Science & Engineering, Texas A&M University

February 19, 2021

Dr. Xiaoguang Wang

Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, The Ohio State University

February 26, 2021

Dr. Kai He

Materials Science and Engineering, Clemson University

March 5, 2021

Dr. Anuradha Gupta

Physics and Astronomy, The University of Mississippi

March 12, 2021

Dr. Jinghua Jiang

Physics and Materials Science, University of Memphis

March 19, 2021

Dr. Shawn Pollard

Physics and Materials Science, University of Memphis

March 24, 2021

Dr. Dario Arena
(Wednesday; Seminar starts at 3:30 p.m.) 

Physics, University of South Florida

March 26, 2021

Dr. Meg Urry
Lois McGlothlin Donaldson Endowed Lecture in Physics at 6:30 p.m.

Physics, Yale University
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April 2, 2021

Dr. Daniel Foti

Mechanical Engineering, University of Memphis

April 9, 2021

Wellness Break, April 8 and 9 -- No seminar

Wellness Break, April 8 and 9

April 16, 2021

Dr. Krishen Appavoo

Physics, The University of Alabama at Birmingham

April 23, 2021

 Dr. Robin Selinger

Materials Science, Kent State University

April 27, 2021

Last day of class