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The Physics Colloquia are designed to address a non-specialist, broad audience and introduce topics of contemporary research through lectures by leading experts. We warmly invite all members of the student body, including undergraduates enrolled in any programme.

Each colloquium will be held in Electrical and Electronics Engineering building theater EE01 (Click here to see the map, click here for the campus map and building codes)

day  time location
Wednesdays 15:40 EE01
Feb 24

Roberto Piazza — Politecnico di Milano, Milano, Italy

Surprises in particle sedimentation » more

Mar 02

Mete Atatüre — Cambridge University, Cambridge, UK

Quantum optics of spins and photons » more

Mar 16

M. Suhail Zubairy — Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas, USA

An adventure in psychic communication:
Optical communication with invisible photons » more

Mar 30

Taner Yıldırım — NIST Center for Neutron Research, National Institute of Standards and Technology

High-Capacity Hydrogen/Methane Storage and Carbon Captures in Metal Organic Frameworks (Mof): The Current Progress and Challenges» more

Apr 06

Giovanni Volpe — Bilkent University, Ankara

Active Matter » more

Apr 20

A. Baha Balantekin — University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, Wisconsin, USA

Neutrinos in Physics and Astrophysics » more

APR 27

Ekmel Özbay — Bilkent University, Ankara

Nanotechnology at Work: From Basic Science to Spin-Off Companies» more

MAY 04

M. Ali Alpar — Sabancı University, İstanbul

The Detection of Gravitational Waves: Ripples in Space-time» more

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