Colloquia are usually held on Mondays at 3:30pm in room 301 VAN. Please check the Weekly Calendar for specific time and room information.

Fall 2018

Fall 2018 Schedule of Colloquia. First column is Date. Second column is Speaker & Colloquium title.
Date Title
August 20 No colloquium
August 27


August 31 "The Unsolved Mystery of the Auroral Arc Generator" by Professor David Knudsen, University of Calgary
September 3 No Colloquium - Labory Day
September 10 "Student Summer Research Presentations" by Jack Dolde, Sam Ponnada, Zachary Luppen, Cory Rude & Orgho Negoi
September 17 "Faculty Research Presentations" by Casey DeRoo, Allison Jaynes, Jane Nachtman
September 24 “Where Space Weather Meets Earth Weather: Exploring the Upper Atmosphere with NASA’S GOLD and ICON Missions” by Sarah L. Jones, Ph.D., Research Astrophysicist, NASA Goddard Space Center
October 1 "The Road to Nuclear Physics from Standard Model" by Professor Zohreh Davoudi, Department of Physics, University of Maryland
October 8

"Discoveries and Potential Discoveries of New Exotic Hadron Particles at Colliders" by Dr. Kai Yi, Fermilab National Accelerator Laboratory

October 15 "Tools for Analyzing and Repairing the Brain" by Professor Ed Boyden, Professor in Neurotechnology, MIT
October 22 "TBA" by Raphael C. Pooser, Ph.D., Research Scientist, Oak Ridge National Laboratory
October 29

"TBA" by Professor Robert J. Leamon, Department of Physics, Montana State University

November 5

"TBA" by Saori Pastore, Ph.D., Washington University, St. Louis, MO

November 12

"TBA" by Professor Dean Lee, Department of Physics & Astronomy, Michigan State University

November 19 No Colloquium - Thanksgiving Break
November 26 Reserved - Faculty Search
December 3    Reserved - Faculty Search                                                                                                                         
December 10 No Colloquium - Finals Week

Spring 2019

Spring 2019 Schedule of Colloquia. First column is Date. Second column is Speaker & Colloquium title.
Date Title
January 7  
January 14  
January 21  
January 28  
February 4  
February 11  
February 18  
February 25  
March 4  
March 11  
March 18  
March 25  
April 1


April 8                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       
April 15  
April 22  
April 29  
May 6  
May 13  

Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to attend all University of Iowa-sponsored events. If you are a person with a disability who requires a reasonable accommodation in order to participate in this program, please contact the Department of Physics and Astronomy in advance at 319-335-1686.