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
Alexander Efros, Naval Research Laboratory
Optical properties of nano-crystals quantum dots
Robert Best, National Institutes of Health
Molecular simulation tools for investigating structure, dynamics and phase transitions of intrinsically disordered proteins
Maicol Ochoa, National Institute of Standards and Technology
Quantum effects on the thermodynamics of nanoscale engines
SHIH-I PAI LECTURE, 4:00 p.m., 1412 Toll Physics Building
Charles Bennett, IBM
Occam's Razor, Boltzmann's Brain, and Wigner's Friend
No Informal Statistical Physics Seminar
Suriyanarayanan Vaikuntanathan, University of Chicago
Dissipation induced transitions in elastic membranes and materials
Tom Kurtzman, Lehman College
What can we learn from local structural and thermodynamic properties of water on protein surfaces to inform rational drug design?
Juan Vanegas, University of Vermont
Feeling the force: Understanding mechanosensation through local stress calculations and steered simulations
Eugenia Kalnay, UMD
Can large-scale solar and wind farms create a significant climate change?
Anna Frishman, Princeton Center for Theoretical Science
Learning force fields from stochastic trajectories
John Biddle, Harvard University
Cooperativity through Conformational Ensembles: at Equilibrium and Beyond