Colloquia

for the Academic Year

2018-2019

(September 2018 through May 2019)

Date/Time Speaker Title/Host

You can find all the Physics & Astronomy Events on Western's Events Calendar by clicking here. Our Colloquia will be presented (unless otherwise noted) on THURSDAYS at 1:30 p.m. in PAB Seminar Room 100 (Main Floor [south side] of the Physics & Astronomy Building) with the EXCEPTION of the 1st Thursday of each month when there will be NO colloquium.

Date/Time Speaker Title/Host

FALL Term 2018:

Thursday
18 October
1:30 p.m.
PAB Room 100

Dr. Benne Holwerda
Department of Physics and Astronomy
University of Louisville

A search for high-redshift galaxies and an accidental galactic survey of dwarf stars with Hubble

Host: P. Barmby
TUESDAY
23 October
5:00 p.m.
AHB 1R40

Prof. Jocelyn Bell Burnell DBE FRS FRSE FRAS
Department of Physics
University of Oxford

The Annual ELIZABETH LAIRD Memorial Lecture

Bursts, bangs and things that go bump in the night: Transient astronomy

Hosts: L. Goncharova / R. Cockcroft
Thursday
25 October
1:30 p.m.
PAB Room 100

Dr. Martin Houde
Department of Physics & Astronomy
Western University

Dicke’s superradiance and Fast Radio Bursts

Host: R. J. Sica

Thursday
8 November
1:30 p.m.
PAB Room 100

Dr. Catherine Neish
Department of Earth Sciences
Western University

Titan: Ingredients for Life

Host: P. G. Brown
Thursday
15 November
1:30 p.m.
PAB Room 100

Dr. Stéphane Courteau
Department Physics, Engineering and Astronomy
Queen's University

Puzzles in galaxy scaling relations

Host: S. Metchev
Thursday
22 November
1:30 p.m.
PAB Room 100

Dr. Aaron Price
Department of Mechanical & Materials Engineering
Western University

TBA

Host: T. Poepping
Thursday
29 November
1:30 p.m.
PAB Room 100

Dr. Brian McNamara
Department of Physics & Astronomy
University of Waterloo

Molecular clouds and the origins of feedback in galaxies

Host: M. Houde
Thursday
13 December
1:30 p.m.
PAB Room 100

Dr. Styliani (Stella) Constas
Department of Chemistry
Western University

TBA

Host: L. Goncharova

WINTER Term 2019:

Thursday
17 January
1:30 p.m.
PAB Room 100

Dr. Girma Bitsuamlak
Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering
Western University

TBA

Host: P. Barmby
Thursday
24 January
1:30 p.m.
PAB Room 100

Dr. Jonathan Bradley
Department of Engineering Physics
McMaster University

New Materials for Silicon Photonics

Host: L. Goncharova
Thursday
31 January
1:30 p.m.
PAB Room 100

Dr. Eric Johlin
Department of Mechanical & Materials Engineering
Western University

TBA

Host: L. Goncharova
Thursday
14 February
1:30 p.m.
PAB Room 100

TBA
Department
University

TBA

Host: TBA
Thursday
21 February
1:30 p.m.
PAB Room 100

TBA
Department
University

TBA

Host: TBA
Thursday
28 February
1:30 p.m.
PAB Room 100

TBA
Department
University

TBA

Host: TBA
Thursday
14 March
1:30 p.m.
PAB Room 100

TBA
Department
University

Physics Undergraduate Conference (PhUnC) Keynote Talk

TBA

Host: TBA
Thursday
21 March
1:30 p.m.
PAB Room 100

TBA
Department
University

TBA

Host: TBA
Thursday
28 March
1:30 p.m.
PAB Room 100

Dr. Evgenya L. Shkolnik
Department of Astrophysics
Arizona State University

TBA

Host: S. Metchev
Thursday
11 April
1:30 p.m.
PAB Room 100

TBA
Department
University

TBA

Host: TBA
Thursday
18 April
1:30 p.m.
PAB Room 100

TBA
Department
University

TBA

Host: TBA
Thursday
25 April
1:30 p.m.
PAB Room 100

TBA
Department
University

TBA

Host: TBA
Thursday
2 May
1:30 p.m.
PAB Room 100

TBA
Department
University

TBA

Host: TBA
Thursday
9 May
1:30 p.m.
PAB Room 100

TBA
Department
University

TBA

Host: TBA
Thursday
16 May
1:30 p.m.
PAB Room 100

TBA
Department
University

TBA

Host: TBA
Thursday
23 May
1:30 p.m.
PAB Room 100

TBA
Department
University

TBA

Host: TBA
Thursday
30 May
1:30 p.m.
PAB Room 100

TBA
Department
University

TBA

Host: TBA

PREVIOUS talks:

Thursday
11 October
1:30 p.m.
PAB Room 100

Dr. Auriane Egal 
Department of Physics & Astronomy
Western University

Meteor shower predictions: Future Draconid Outbursts

Host: P. G. Brown
Thursday
27 September
1:30 p.m.
PAB Room 100

Dr. Jean-Pierre St-Maurice
Department of Physics & Astronomy,
Western University and Department of Physics and Engineering Physics, University of Saskatchewan

The Aurora Borealis: More than meets the eyes!

Host: R. J. Sica
Thursday
20 September
1:30 p.m.
PAB Room 100

Dr. Gunter Stober
Leibniz-Institute of Atmospheric Physics
Rostock University

Meteor observations from ground based sensors: What can we learn about the Earth’s atmosphere and the meteors?

Host: P. G. Brown

Thursday
13 September
1:30 p.m.
PAB Room 100

Dr. Alycia Weinberger
Department of Terrestrial Magnetism
Carnegie Institution of Washington

Circumstellar Disk Diversity and Clues to Planet Formation

Host: S. Metchev
FRIDAY
3 August
11:00 a.m.
PAB Room 100

Dr. Jayan Thomas
Department of Materials Science & Engineering
University of Central Florida

Fibers and ribbons for powering wearable devices

Host: M. Singh
Thursday
26 July
11:00 a.m.
PAB Room 100

Dr. Shahram Abbassi
Department of Physics
Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Iran

On the vertical structure of hot accretion flows around Black Holes

Host: S. Basu

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