Colloquia Spring 2012-2013


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 timelocation
Feb 20Sylvain Gigan — Institut Langevin ESPCI, Paris, FranceCan we see through paint? »more
Feb 27Romain Quidant — ICFO, Barcelona, SpainPlasmon nano-optics: When nano gets hot and bright »more
Mar 13Özgür Müstecaplıoğlu — Koç University, İstanbul, TurkeyQuantum Thermodynamics: Can Maxwell’s demon be actually an angel? »more
Mar 20John Dudley — University of Franche-Comte, Besançon, FranceFrom Rogue Waves to Randomness »more
Mar 27Nuh Gedik — Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Massachusetts, USAShining Light on Topological Insulators »more
Apr 10Bayram Tekin — Middle East Technical University, Ankara, TurkeySymmetry, Mass and Gravity »more
Apr 17Jörg Winter — Bochum University, Bochum, GermanyExploring the 4th state of matter »more
Apr 24Christoph Dellago — Universität Wien, Vienna, AustriaNucleation at the nanoscale: pathways of phase transitions in small systems »more
May 15Andrei Manolescu — Reykjavík University, Reykjavík, IcelandJourney to the center of genetics. The experience of a physicist in Iceland. »more