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Physics Seminars

The Physics Program at Colorado Mesa University holds weekly seminars during the academic year. Each seminar consists of a physics-related presentation by a CMU faculty member, student or a visitor. These are free and open to all. Coffee and cookies will be provided.

Fall 2017

Thursdays, 12:30-1:20

Wubben Science 111


  • August 24th: None
  • August 31st: None
  • September 7th: Dr. David Collins, Physics, Colorado Mesa University, "Quantum Tricks for Better Estimation"
  • September 14th: Dr. Jarrod Schiffbauer, Physics, Colorado Mesa University, "Electrical Impedance Characterization of Micro/nanostructured Fluid-Solid Interfaces"
  • September 21st: Career Services, Colorado Mesa University, "Resume Workshop"
  • September 28th: Nickalaus Klemmer, Matthew Keaney, Physics and Mechanical Engineering, Colorado Mesa University, "Space Baloon Launch"
  • October 5th: Rex Hodges, US Department of Energy, "Using Geophysics To Assist in Positioning Monitoring Wells"
  • October 12th: Dr. Derek Lamb, Southwest Research Institute
  • October 19th: Mary Katherine Gorsuch, Physics, Colorado Mesa University, "The Search for Transients and Variables in the LSST Pathfinder Survey"
  • October 26th: Saige Dacuycuy, Physics, Colorado Mesa University, "Numerical Simulations of the Evolution of Astrophysical Jets"
  • November 2nd: Frank wilkinson, Alpha Spectra inc., "Scintillation Detectors:  Physics, Manufacturing, and Applications"
  • November 9th: Peter Schultze, Los Alamos National Laboratory, "Detonators at Los Alamos: Mahattan Era and Today"
  • November 16th: Bret Brouse, Physics, Colorado Mesa University, "The Applications of Mathematical Logic to Physics"
  • November 23: None
  • November 30th: Scott Jackson, Physics, Colorado Mesa University
  • December 7th: No Seminar