Calendar

March 25, 2018 - March 31, 2018

Event Title Speaker Date/Time Location
Instruction resumes 3/26/2018
Thesis Defense: "NV DIAMOND PROJECT FOR NEDM" Sarvagya Sharma, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
3/26/2018
9 a.m.

3110 ESB

Thesis Defense: "Geometric and electromagnetic response and anomalies in topological phases of matter" Matthew Lapa, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
3/26/2018
10 a.m.

464 Loomis Lab

ICMT Seminar: "Quantum critical scaling laws of Weyl semimetals " Pallab Goswami, Northwestern University
3/26/2018
12 p.m.

190 ESB

Thesis Defense: "A First Principles Model and Numeric Solution Methods for a System of Self-Organizing Conductors" Cory Stephenson, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
3/27/2018
3:30 p.m.

322 Loomis Lab

Astronomy Colloquium - "The MOSFIRE Deep Evolution Field (MOSDEF) Survey: A Detailed Census of the Physics of Galaxy Formation in the Early Universe" Dr. Alice Shapley, UCLA
3/27/2018
3:45 p.m.

Astronomy 134

Special ICMT Seminar: Non-Abelian Topological order in two and three spatial dimensions from coupled wires Christopher Mudry, Paul Scherrer Institut,  Switzerland
3/28/2018
10 a.m.

3110 ESB

Astrophysics, Gravitation and Cosmology Seminar: "A brief review of kilonovae" Lunan Sun, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
3/28/2018
12 p.m.

464 Loomis

QI/AMO Seminar - "A Brief History of Time(keeping): Metrology, quantum simulation, and tests of relativity with optical lattice clocks" Shimon Kolkowitz, University of Wisconsin - Madison
3/28/2018
1 p.m.

276 LLP

Physical Chemistry Presents: "Attosecond Dynamics: From Molecules to Semiconductor Solids" Stephen Leone, University of California, Berkeley
3/28/2018
2 p.m.

B102 CLSL

Physics Colloquium: "The Trouble with Einstein's Time" Jimena Canales, author of "The Physicist and the Philosopher: Einstein, Bergson, and the Debate That Changed Our Understanding of Time"
3/28/2018
4 p.m.

141 Loomis

"Unsolved Problems in . . ." A Celebration of Sir Tony Leggett’s 80th Birthday various
3/29/2018
- 4/1/2018

Loomis Lab and Ihotel

Mathematical and Theoretical Physics Seminar: "The Holographic Shape of Entanglement and Einstein's equations" Onkar Parrikar, University of Pennsylvania
3/29/2018
12:30 p.m.

464 Loomis

Special ICMT Seminar: Paul Fendley Paul Fendley, All Souls College, Oxford University
3/29/2018
4 p.m.

3110 ESB

AJL@80: Anthony Leggett 80th Birthday Celebration Day 1 Schedule 3/30/2018

141 Loomis Lab during the day. i hotel in the evening

AJL@80 Welcome Session 3/30/2018
9 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.

141 Loomis Lab, 1110 W. Green St., Urbana, IL

AJL@80: Theory impact of Anthony Leggett 3/30/2018
9:30 a.m. - 10 a.m.

141 Loomis Lab, 1110 W. Green St., Urbana, IL

AJL@80: Experimental impact of Anthony Leggett 3/30/2018
10 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.

141 Loomis Lab, 1110 W. Green St., Urbana, IL

AJL@80: David Mermin "My Life with Leggett" David Mermin (Cornell University)
3/30/2018
11 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

141 Loomis Lab, 1110 W. Green St., Urbana, IL

AJL@80: Jim Sauls "Spontaneously Broken Spin-Orbit Symmetry - A View in 2018" Jim Sauls (Northwestern)
3/30/2018
11:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.

141 Loomis Lab, 1110 W. Green St., Urbana, IL

High Energy Phenomenology Seminar: TBA 3/30/2018
12 p.m. - 1 p.m.

464 Loomis

AJL@80: Jim Eisenstein "An Almost-Superfluid" Jim Eisenstein (Caltech)
3/30/2018
12 p.m. - 12:30 p.m.

141 Loomis Lab, 1110 W. Green St., Urbana, IL

Thesis Defense: "THE EFFECT OF SINGLE-STRANDED DNA BINDING PROTEIN RPA2 ON XPD HELICASE PROCESSIVITY" Barbara Stekas, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
3/30/2018
12 p.m.

276 Loomis Lab

AJL@80: Mike Norman "What’s Up with the Cuprates?" Mike Norman (Argonne National Lab)
3/30/2018
1:30 p.m. - 2 p.m.

141 Loomis Lab, 1110 W. Green St., Urbana, IL

AJL@80: Dirk van der Marel "Coulomb interaction and the MIR scenario in high Tc superconductors" Dirk van der Marel (Universite de Geneve)
3/30/2018
2 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.

141 Loomis Lab, 1110 W. Green St., Urbana, IL

CPLC Seminar: "Advancing genomic and screening technologies for the life sciences” Paul Blainey, MIT/Broad
3/30/2018
2 p.m.

144 Loomis

AJL@80: Nandini Trivedi "Broken Paradigms" Nandini  Trivedi (Ohio State University)
3/30/2018
2:30 p.m. - 3 p.m.

141 Loomis Lab, 1110 W. Green St., Urbana, IL

AJL@80: Irfan Siddiqi "The Dawn of Superconducting Quantum Processors" Irfan Siddiqi (University of California, Berkeley)
3/30/2018
3:30 p.m. - 4 p.m.

141 Loomis Lab, 1110 W. Green St., Urbana, IL

AJL@80: Andrew Briggs "Is reality there when nobody looks?" Andrew Briggs (Oxford)
3/30/2018
4 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

141 Loomis Lab, 1110 W. Green St., Urbana, IL

AJL@80: Andrew Briggs "TBA" Andrew Briggs (Oxford)
3/30/2018
4 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

141 Loomis Lab, 1110 W. Green St., Urbana, IL

AJL@80: Ray Laflamme "Tony Leggett's global impact in Canada" Ray Laflamme (Waterloo)
3/30/2018
4:30 p.m. - 5 p.m.

141 Loomis Lab, 1110 W. Green St., Urbana, IL

AJL@80 Public Performance: “Quantum Voyages" Smitha Vishveshwara, Latrelle Bright
3/30/2018
7:30 p.m. - 8:35 p.m.

i hotel, 1900 S. First St., Champaign, IL

AJL@80 Public Lecture: Matthew Fisher “Are We Quantum Computers, or Merely Clever Robots? Matthew P.A. Fisher (Univ of California, Santa Barbara)
3/30/2018
8:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.

i hotel, 1900 S. First St., Champaign, IL

AJL@80: Schedule Day 2 Anthony Leggett 80th Birthday Celebration 3/31/2018

141 Loomis Lab during the day. i hotel in the evening

AJL@80: Peter Wolynes "Homo vitro fragilior" Peter Wolynes (Rice)
3/31/2018
9 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.

141 Loomis Lab, 1110 W. Green St., Urbana, IL

AJL@80: Christian Enss "Breakdown of the Universality of Glasses at Ultralow Temperatures –Interplay of Nuclear Spins and Atomic Tunneling Systems" Christian Enss (Kirchhoff-Institut fur Physik, Universitat Heidelberg, Germany)
3/31/2018
9:30 a.m. - 10 a.m.

141 Loomis Lab, 1110 W. Green St., Urbana, IL

AJL@80: Clare Yu "Low Temperature Properties of Glasses: Beyond Two Level Systems" Clare Yu (University of California, Irvine)
3/31/2018
10 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.

141 Loomis Lab, 1110 W. Green St., Urbana, IL

AJL@80: Nigel Goldenfeld "Is There Universality in Biology?" John Clark (Washington University in St. Louis)
3/31/2018
11 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

141 Loomis Lab, 1110 W. Green St., Urbana, IL

AJL@80: Dan Loss "Majorana Fermions in Nanowires: Facts and Fictions" Dan Loss (Basel)
3/31/2018
11:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.

141 Loomis Lab, 1110 W. Green St., Urbana, IL

AJL@80: Phil Stamp "Quantum Gravity in the Lab" Phil Stamp (University of British Columbia )
3/31/2018
12 p.m. - 12:30 p.m.

141 Loomis Lab, 1110 W. Green St., Urbana, IL

AJL@80: Yoshi Maeno "Leggett's Tree" Yoshi Maeno (Kyoto)
3/31/2018
1:30 p.m. - 2 p.m.

141 Loomis Lab, 1110 W. Green St., Urbana, IL

AJL@80: Ying Liu "Learning physics from and working with Tony in the US and China: From 'Foundation of Quantum Mechanics', to phase-sensitive test of pairing symmetry in Sr2RuO4, to 'Basic Aspects of Superconductivity' and 'Shanghai Center for Complex Ph Ying Liu (Penn State, Shanghai)
3/31/2018
2 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.

141 Loomis Lab, 1110 W. Green St., Urbana, IL

AJL@80: Laura Greene "Tony's Advocacy in Science Diplomacy and Human Rights: Impact and Global Guidance" Laura Greene (NHMFL/Florida State)
3/31/2018
2:30 p.m. - 3 p.m.

141 Loomis Lab, 1110 W. Green St., Urbana, IL

AJL@80: Ping Ao "Dynamics: from macroscopic quantum phenomena, to motion of topological defects, genesis and progression of cancer, and framework for nonequilibrium processes" Ping Ao (Shanghai)
3/31/2018
3:30 p.m. - 4 p.m.

141 Loomis Lab, 1110 W. Green St., Urbana, IL

AJL@80: Rongjia Tao "From Sustainable Energy to Preventing Heart Attacks and Strokes: Challenges for Soft Matter Physics" Rongjia Tao (Temple University)
3/31/2018
4 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

141 Loomis Lab, 1110 W. Green St., Urbana, IL

AJL@80: George Crabtree "Critical Current by Design" George Crabtree  (Argonne National Laboratory)
3/31/2018
4:30 p.m. - 5 p.m.

141 Loomis Lab, 1110 W. Green St., Urbana, IL

AJL@80: Saturday Summary "unsolved problems" Philip Phillips (Illinois)
3/31/2018
5 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

141 Loomis Lab, 1110 W. Green St., Urbana, IL

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