USF Physics & Astronomy Colloquium Series


Student presenting talk on electrons and superconductors in the Physics Colloquium class.
Dhruvika Randad '24 presenting her student talk on electron and hole-doped Tc cuprate superconductors in the Fall 2023 Colloquium class.


Fall 2023 Schedule and Speakers

September 12

Physics, Phase Transitions, and Mass Extinctions

Prof. Sonya Bahar, University of Missouri at St. Louis, Center of Neurodynamics


September 19

Quantum materials and the photoelectric effect

Prof. Inna Vishik, University of California, Davis, Department of Physics and Astronomy


September 26

Photophysics of molecules: from ancient pigments to high-performance organic electronics

Prof. Oksana Ostroverkhova, Oregon State University, Department of Physics


October 3

Nanophotonic Waveguides

Prof. Huizhong Xu, San Francisco State University, Department of Physics and Astronomy


October 24

Nonlinear Physics of the Heart

Prof. Jan Cristoph, University of California, San Francisco, Cardiac Imaging Laboratory


October 31

Gravitational Wave Sources at the Heart of Galaxies

Prof. Smadar Naoz, University of California, Los Angeles, Department of Physics and Astronomy


November 28

Machine Learning & Strong Gravitational Lensing

Prof. Xiaosheng Huang, University of San Francisco, Department of Physics and Astronomy


December 5

Curing Cancer with Physics. No, Really.

Prof. Eric Ford, University of Washington, Department of Physics