Spring 2019 Schedule

Unless otherwise noted, all seminars will be held at 3:15 pm in AET 0.204.


January 18, 2019

Introduction: Course PHY 7013 - Objectives & Expectations

Dr. Xóchitl López-Lozano, UTSA

January 25, 2019

When Molecules Become Metals

Dr. Hannu Häkkinen, University of Jyväskylä


February 1, 2019

Optical Properties of Hybrid Nanomaterials

Dr. Nicolas Large, UTSA


February 8, 2019

Hyperpolarized Magnetic Resonance: Enhancing MRI Signals by >10,000-Fold for Metabolic Assessment of Cancer

Dr. Lloyd L. Lumata, UT Dallas


February 15, 2019

Sub-Millimeter, Millimeter, and THz Instrumentation for Astronomy

Dr. Caleb Wheeler, Southwest Research Institute


February 22, 2019

A Computational Approach for the Molecular Rheology and Structure Formation in Self-Assembling Polymers

Dr. Abelardo Ramirez-Hernandez, UTSA


March 1, 2019

Pizza and Conversation with the GAR and Program Manager

Dr. Kelly Nash, UTSA

March 8, 2019

Elementary Mechanisms of Shear Coupled Grain Boundary Migration

Dr. Nicolas Combe, University of Toulouse


March 15, 2019

no seminar - Spring Break

March 22, 2019

Universe in Reverse, The Keck Time Machines. What's New in the Young Universe?

Dr. Matthew A. Malkan, UCLA


March 29, 2019


Dr. Jennifer S. Martinez, Northern Arizona University

April 5, 2019

Single-Molecule Fluorescence Spectroscopy of Intrinsically Disordered Proteins

Dr. Andrea Soranno, Washington University

April 12, 2019

Using Laser-Ranged Satellites to Test and Verify Einstein’s General Relativity

Dr. Richard Matzner, UT Austin

April 19, 2019

no seminar

April 26, 2019

New Explorations in Astronomy from the Ground and Space

Dr. Amanda Bayless, Southwest Research Institute

May 3, 2019

The "Quantumness" of Quantum Materials Explored by Resonant X-Ray Scattering

Dr. Alex Frano, UCLA

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