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 2018

January 29             
                                

February 5              Professor Amish Patel, University of Pennsylvania
                                 Emergent Behavior of Soft Nanostructured Interfaces

February 12            Professor Jutta Luettmer-Strathmann, University of Akron
                                 Configurational contribution to the Soret effect of a protein ligand system - An investigation with density-of-states simulations

February 19            Professor William Noid, Penn State
                                 Progress in coarse-graining thermodynamics and inhomogeneous systems with effective potentials

February 26           
                                

March 5                  
                                

March 12                 Professor Tianshu Li, George Washington University
                                 Complex roles of surface in heterogeneous ice nucleation: chemistry, topography and confinement

March 19                 SPRING BREAK
                                 No Seminar

March 26                 Dr. Grant Rotskoff, Courant Institute, New York University
                                 Neural networks as interacting particle systems: understanding global convergence of parameter optimization dynamics

April 2                    
                                

April 9                     Professor Jan Sengers, University of Maryland
                                 Nonequilibrium Casimir Forces in Liquid Layers

April 16                   Professor Pablo Debenedetti, Princeton University
                                 Computational Investigation of the Phase Behavior of Supercooled Water

April 23                   Professor Uwe Täuber, Virginia Tech
                                 Temperature Interfaces in the Katz-Lebowitz-Spohn Driven Lattice Gas

April 30                   Professor Mark Robbins, Johns Hopkins University
                                 TBA

May 7