The 2018 Undergraduate Lecture Series

Tentative schedule

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DateVenueSpeakerTopicNotes
Tuesday
June 5
Auditorium TBD Introduction to Fermilab
Thursday
June 7
Auditorium Mike Syphers
Northern Illinois Center for Accelerator and Detector Development
Particle accelerators
Tuesday
June 12
One West Harrison Prosper
Florida State University
Particle physics
Thursday
June 14
One West Bo Jayatilaka Scientific computing at Fermilab
Tuesday
June 19
Auditorium Linda Valerio Mechanical Engineering of accelerators
Thursday
June 21
One West Anne Schukraft Introduction to neutrino physics
Tuesday
June 26
One West Leo Aliaga Advanced neutrino physics
Tuesday
June 28
One West Dan Hooper Cosmology: Dark matter and dark energy
Tuesday
July 3
One West Jim Annis The Dark Energy Survey
Thursday
July 5
One West Amber Stuver
Villanova
Measuring gravity waves with LIGO
Tuesday
July 10
One West Mandy Rominsky Physics of particle detectors
Thursday
July 12
One West Luciano Elementi Electrical engineering within particle detectors
Tuesday
July 17
Auditorium Marc Weinberg Physics at CMS
Thursday
July 19
Auditorium Mark Pankuch
Northwestern Medicine Chicago Proton Center
Cancer treatment with accelerators
Tuesday
July 24
One West Don Lincoln A theory of everything: Are we there yet?
Thursday
July 26
Auditorium Manolis Kargiantoulakis The Muon g-2 experiment
Tuesday
July 31
One West Jim Amundson Quantum computing

Fermilab interns, employees, users and guests are invited to attend.
Some talks may be better if you have some college physics and/or math.
Feel free to bring your lunch!


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updated by ESM 21 march 2018