Academic Events Events

May 26 - June 1, 2019

Tuesday, May 28


Georgetown University is certified by the Brazilian Department of Education (Ministério de Educação e Cultura-MEC) and the National Institute for Research in...

Wednesday, May 29

Dissertation Defense: Abolghasem Bakhoda

Candidate Name: Abolghasem Bakhoda Major: Chemistry Advisor: Timothy H. Warren, Ph.D. Title: Mechanistic Studies of Copper and Nickel Catalyzed sp3 CH...

Physics Seminar: Ratchet Effect Induced by Frustrated Spin Ice Nanomagnets

J. L. Vicent, Universidad Complutense Abstract: We have designed, fabricated and tested a robust superconducting ratchet device based on topologically...

Dissertation Defense: Erin Wenzel

Candidate Name: Erin Wenzel Major: Pharmacology Advisor: Italo Mocchetti, Ph.D. Title: Mechanisms of HIV-1 gp120 Neurotoxicity: The Role of...

Thursday, May 30

Dissertation Defense: Peiran Jin

Candidate Name: Peiran Jin Major: Physics Advisor: Peter Olmsted, Ph.D. Title: Modeling for structure change of reconstituted fibroin gels during...

Dissertation Defense: Ashleigh Pipes

Candidate Name: Ashleigh Pipes Major: Linguistics Advisor: Alison Mackey, Ph.D. Title: Examining Creativity As An Individual Difference In Second Language...

Friday, May 31

Soft Matter Seminar: Electrical, chemical and mechanical aspects of acoustic pulses in membranes

Matan Mussel, NICHD, National Institutes of Health Abstract: Action potentials (these electrical pulses we have in our brain) show remarkable similarities...

Saturday, June 1

Physics Alumni Breakfast

Alumni, students, and friends of the physics department are invited to breakfast in Regents Hall.

May 26 - June 1, 2019