*Seminars are held at 12:00pm unless otherwise stated.

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February
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  • February 2, 2015
    Special Biophysics Chez Pierre Seminar at 12:00pm
    Andrej Kosmrlj -
    Harvard University
    "Elasticity, Geometry and Buckling" [Abstract]
    Host:
    Mehran Kardar


  • February 9, 2015 - ****RESCHEDULED - FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 13, 2015 10:00am****
    Special Biophysics Chez Pierre Seminar at 10:00am
    Arvind Murugan -
    Harvard University
    "Design principles for heterogeneous materials synthesis : Lessons from biology" [Abstract]
    Host:
    Mehran Kardar


  • February 11, 2015 - Wednesday
    Special Biophysics Chez Pierre Seminar at 12:00pm
    Xuefeng Wang -
    University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
    "Cellular Forces Studied by DNA-based Molecular Force Sensor & Modulator" [Abstract]
    Host:
    Mehran Kardar


  • February 12, 2015 - Thursday
    Special Chez Pierre Seminar at 12:00pm
    Victor Brar -
    California Institute of Technology
    "
    Surface Plasmons and Impurity States in Graphene" [Abstract]
    Host:
    Ray Ashoori


  • February 16, 2015
    There will not be a Chez Pierre Seminar due to the President's Day Holiday



  • February 17, 2015 - Tuesday
    Special Biophysics Chez Pierre Seminar at 12:00pm
    Bryan Chen - Leiden University - The Netherlands
    "Topological soft matter: from linkages to kinks" [Abstract]
    Host: Mehran Kardar

  • February 19, 2015 - Thursday
    Special Chez Pierre Seminar
    at 12:00pm
    Luqiao Liu -
    IBM Watson Research Center
    “Spin orbit interaction induced magnetic dynamics” [Abstract]
    Host:
    Ray Ashoori

  • February 23, 2015
    Special Chez Pierre Seminar at 12:00pm
    Ilija Zeljkovic -
    Boston College
    "Interplay of Dirac Fermions and Structural Deformations in Topological Crystalline Insulators" [Abstract]
    Host:
    Ray Ashoori


  • February 25, 2015 - Wednesday
    Special Biophysics Chez Pierre Seminar at 12:00pm
    Aurelia Honerkamp-Smith -
    University of Cambridge, United Kingdom
    “Using fluorescence microscopy and fluid mechanics to reveal how biological materials move through fluid” [Abstract]
    Host:
    Mehran Kardar

  • February 26, 2015 - Thursday
    Special Chez Pierre Seminar at 12:00pm
    Riccardo Comin -
    University of Toronto
    “Resonant x-ray scattering studies of ordering phenomena in solids” [Abstract]
    Host:
    Ray Ashoori

March
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  • March 2, 2015
    There will not be a Chez Pierre Seminar due to the March APS Meeting


  • March 9, 2015
    Pankaj Mehta - Boston University
    "Deep Learning and the Variational Renormalization Group" [Abstract]
    Host: Senthil Todadri

  • March 16, 2015
    Luz Martinez-Miranda
    - University of Maryland
    "Liquid Crystal Nanocomposites: The Interaction among the Different Interfaces and their Role in Electron Transfer" [Abstract]
    Host: Mehran Kardar


  • March 23, 2015
    There will not be a Chez Pierre Seminar due to the MIT Spring Break


  • March 30, 2015
    Vesna Mitrovic -
    Brown University
    "Modulated Superconductivity" [Abstract]
    Host: Senthil Todadri


April
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  • April 6, 2015
    Jak Chakhalian -
    University of Arkansas
    “Emergent phenomena hidden in plain view: Strong electronic correlations at oxide interfaces” [Abstract]
    Host: Nuh Gedik


  • April 13, 2015
    TBA


  • April 20, 2015
    There will not be a Chez Pierre Seminar due to the Patriots Day Holiday

  • April 27, 2015
    David Hsieh -
    California Institute of Technology
    "Subtle structural distortions and a hidden magnetic phase in Sr2IrO4 revealed using nonlinear optical measurements" [Abstract]
    Host: Liang Fu

May
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  • May 4, 2015
    Jerry M. Chow
    - IBM Watson Research Center
    Title and abstract not available at this time
    Host: Liang Fu

  • May 11, 2015
    Peter Abbamonte -
    University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
    "CDW domain walls and pressure-induced superconductivity in 1T-TiSe2" [Abstract]
    Host: Nuh Gedik

  • May 15, 2015 - Friday Special Chez Pierre Seminar at 10:30AM
    Michel Devoret -
    Yale University
    Title and abstract not available at this time
    Host: Liang Fu

 

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Last updated on March 27, 2015 10:49 AM