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Nanomaterials subject of February 16 physics colloquium article thumbnailNanomaterials subject of February 16 physics colloquium. Mark Hersam, the Walter P. Murphy Professor of Materials Science and Engineering at Northwestern University, will give a talk on nanomaterials.  [Read the rest]
Manufacturing at the micro-scale topic of physics colloquium article thumbnailManufacturing at the micro-scale topic of physics colloquium. Professor of Physics Andrew Alleyne will present "Electrohydrodynamic Jet printing: Manufacturing at the Micro-scale" at 4 p.m. Tuesday, February 9, in Moulton Hall, room 214. [Read the rest]
Su named Distinguished Professor article thumbnailSu named Distinguished Professor. Professor of Physics Q. Charles Su has been appointed as a Distinguished Professor at Illinois State University. The honor will be awarded at the Founders Day Convocation at 2 p.m. Thursday, February 18. [Read the rest]
Fermilab subject of physics colloquium article thumbnailFermilab subject of physics colloquium. Kevin Pitts, a professor of physics from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, will discuss an experiment at Fermilab on February 2.  [Read the rest]
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Informal Seminar Series - Fall 2015
Physics Colloquia - Fall 2015
Physics Colloquium Series: Prof. Andrew Alleyne
Tue, February 9, 2016 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM Moulton Hall (MLT), 214 - Free and open to the public
Physics Colloquium Series: Prof. Mark Hersam
Tue, February 16, 2016 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM Moulton Hall (MLT), 214 - Free and open to the public
Physics Colloquium Series: Prof. Karen Marais
Tue, February 23, 2016 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM Moulton Hall (MLT), 214 - Free and open to the public
Physics Colloquium Series: Prof. Mark Alford
Tue, March 1, 2016 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM Moulton Hall (MLT), 214 - Free and open to the public

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