Fall 2010 Seminars

  • September 17, 2010

    Sunil K. Saxena, University of Pittsburgh

    Electron Spin Resonance Based Distance Rulers and Metal Protein Interactions


    September 24, 2010

    Rachel Marie Umbel, IUP Undergraduate Student

    Manipulation of Laser Beam Waist and Homodyne Systems


    October 1, 2010

    Geoffrey Hutchison, University of Pittsburgh

    Designer Defects: Charge Transport in Realistic Organic Electronics


    October 8, 2010

    Louis Didio, IUP Undergraduate Student

    Guided Inquiry and the Brain


    October 15, 2010

    Mark Regalla, IUP Undergraduate Student

    Fabrication of Ultrasharp Tips for Scanning Probe Microscopy Methods


    October 22, 2010

    Travis Benanti, Penn State Center for Nanotechnology Education & Utilization

    Nanotechnology: Applications, Research, and Educational Opportunities

    More information here: Nanotechnology: Physics Seminar Flyer (PDF)


    October 29, 2010

    Maumita Mandal, Carnegie Mellon University

    Single-molecule Measurements of Riboswitch Unfolding Using Optical Tweezers


    November 12, 2010

    Jun Zhu, Penn State University

    Physics in the Carbon Flatland: What a One-Atom-Thick Carbon atom can do


    December 3, 2010

    David Greve, Carnegie Mellon University

    Surface Waves in Solids for Gas Sensing


    All seminars convene on Fridays from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. in Weyandt Hall, Room 331. Light refreshments are provided. For more information, please contact the Physics Department Seminar Coordinator, Dr. Devki Talwar.