INFORMAL STATISTICAL PHYSICS SEMINAR SCHEDULE

Unless noted otherwise, seminars take place on Tuesdays at 1:15 p.m. in Room 1116, IPST Building 085

This seminar is organized by Professors Pratyush Tiwary and Christopher Jarzynski.  Please send suggestions for speakers to Teri Schuler, tschuler at umd.edu.

For further information, contact:
Professor Pratyush Tiwary, ptiwary at umd.edu (626) 628-7952
Professor Christopher Jarzynski, cjarzyns at umd.edu (301) 405-4439

INFORMAL STATISTICAL PHYSICS SEMINAR - SPRING 2020

January 28              Professor Tim Mueller, Johns Hopkins University
                                 Bayesian cluster expansions and algorithms for generating efficient k-point grids

February 4              Dr. Jack Douglas, NIST
                                 Cooperative Motion and Structural Relaxation in Glass-Forming Materials

February 11           
                                

February 18            Dr. Nicole Yunger Halpern, ITAMP, Harvard University
                                 Learning about learning by many-body systems

February 25            Professor Oren Raz, Weizmann Institute, Rehovot, Israel
                                 Faster heating by pre-cooling protocols

March 3                  
                                

March 10                
                                

March 17                 SPRING BREAK
                                 No Seminar

March 24                
                                

March 31                 Professor Timothy Berkelbach, Columbia University
                                 TBA

April 7                    
                                

April 14                   Mr. Nils Strand, Northwestern University
                                 Current inversion in a periodically driven two-dimensional Brownian ratchet

April 21                  
                                

April 28                   Professor Francesco Paesani, University of California, San Diego
                                 TBA

May 5                      Professor Ralph Chamberlin, Arizona State University
                                 TBA