The Physics Department Spring Seminar Series 2015

Unless oherwise noted: Friday at 3pm in Physical Sciences Building Room 105.

Date
Title
Speaker
Info
Jan 30 Shaking Things Up:
Designing high-precision motion sensors
Mr. Andrew Benson
Mechanical Engineer
Kinemetrics
Physics Alum 2012
abstract
Feb 6 How Stars Get Their Spots Dr. Nicholas Nelson
Los Alamos National Labs
abstract
Feb 13 The positioning of students in and outside of introductory physics classrooms and its reflection on their learning Dr. Yuehai Yang
California State University, Chico
abstract
3pm Monday
Feb 16
Shape Space and the Arrow of Time Dr. Sean Echols
Cal Poly SLO
abstract
Feb 20 Modeling and Simulation for Everyone Dr. Peter Nelson
Benedictine University
abstract
Feb 27 The Flipped Classroom: Teaching High-School Physics in the 21st Century Mr. Greg Johnson
Yuba City High School
Physics Alum 2003
abstract
slides
Mar 6 Is the Universe behind door number one, two, or three? Dr. Chris Gaffney
Professor of Physics
California State University, Chico
abstract
Mar 13 Geometry of Lorentz Transforms Sarah Knudsen
Physics Student
CSU Chico
abstract
Mar 27 Galaxies with Gas: Why NGC 404 Shouldn't Have Any Gas, but Does. Dr. Chris Taylor
CSU Sacramento
abstract
Apr 3 A Sweet Experiment with Light Chris Kaneshiro
Physics Student
CSU Chico
abstract
Apr 10 The Road to Exascale Jacob Knoles
Physics Student
CSU Chico
abstract
Apr 17 Can Mars' magnetic fields protect settlers from ionizing radiation? Jason Stockton
Physics Student
CSU Chico
abstract
Apr 24 3D Printing the Future Brendan Mangano
Physics Student
CSU Chico
abstract
May 1 How Things Break:
Engineering like a Physicist
Grant Keeney
Physics Student
CSU Chico
abstract
May 8 Constructing Artificial Cells:
A Bottom-up Approach to Cellular Biology
Erik Navarro
Physics Student
CSU Chico
abstract

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