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Events for February 28 – January 24 – Department of Physics and Astronomy

Special CoSMS Colloquium – David Dean

The Future of High Performance Quantum Computing Dr. David Dean Director of the Quantum Science Center (https://qscience.org/) at Oak Ridge National Laboratory. Zoom link: https://unc.zoom.us/j/92929399034?pwd=Z0hZa2xVVnNkbjRERFIxbHdmYWN5dz09

Career Workshop for Students

Phillips 277

WORKSHOP #1 Career formation : What do physicists do, and what should I do? In this workshop, we will cover the landscape of physics and astronomy employment, including employment sectors, types of jobs within an employment sector, skills needed for … Continued

UNC Physics Colloquium – Chong Zu

UNC Physics Colloquium Chong Zu, Washington University "Emergent hydrodynamics in a strongly interacting dipolar spin ensemble in diamond." Abstract Conventional wisdom holds that macroscopic classical phenomena naturally emerge from microscopic quantum laws. However, building direct connections between these two descriptions … Continued

UNC Physics Colloquium – Andrew Jayich

Phillips 265 120 East Cameron Avenue, Chapel Hill, NC

UNC Physics Colloquium Andrew Jayich, University of California, Santa Barbara "Radium ions and radioactive molecules" Abstract: The bottom row of the periodic table is famous for its radioactive elements, which compared to stable isotopes are little-explored. Many heavy radioisotopes have … Continued

UNC Physics Colloquium – Laura Kim

Phillips 265 120 East Cameron Avenue, Chapel Hill, NC

UNC Physics Colloquium Laura Kim, Massachusetts Institute of Technology TBA Abstract TBA

Career Workshop for Students

Phillips 277

WORKSHOP #2 Making connections: Informational interviews and networking In this workshop we will cover how to conduct an informational interview and how to expand and use your network. You will create a set of questions to ask in an informational … Continued

UNC Physics Colloquium – Evgeny Mikheev

Phillips 215 120 E. Cameron Ave., Chapel Hill, NC

UNC Physics Colloquium Evgeny Mikheev, Stanford University Quantum point contacts in an oxide superconductor Abstract Superconductors and semiconductors are typically thought of as distinct material categories. Each has fascinating and technologically useful electronic properties. What if one could combine them … Continued

UNC Physics Colloquium – Na-Hyun Jo

Phillips 265 120 East Cameron Avenue, Chapel Hill, NC

UNC Physics Colloquium Na-Hyun Jo, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory "For the new material's era beyond Silicon age: discovering, understanding, and manipulating quantum materials." Abstract We are currently living on the edge of the silicon age, characterized by the rapid growth … Continued

UNC Physics Colloquium – Yinyu Liu

Phillips 215 120 E. Cameron Ave., Chapel Hill, NC

UNC Physics Colloquium Yinyu Liu, Harvard University TBA Abstract TBA