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 The FY 2017 CNLS Colloquium series is in progress and CNLS is scheduling speakers for this fiscal year (2017) and next. The organizing committee includes Angel Garcia (CNLS), Youfang Cao (T-6), Amanda Neukirch (T-1), Jeffrey Hyman (EES-16), and Harsha Nagarajan (A-1). We host speakers who are outstanding scientists with a broad vision of their field and capable of delivering a comprehensive lecture addressing an audience with multi-disciplinary scientific interests; both experimentalists and theoreticians. Selected speakers will dedicate some amount of their time during the visit (including a postdoc lunch) for meeting with CNLS postdocs and affiliated staff scientists. The research interests of the nominee will cover, but will not be limited to, the fields of particular CNLS activity such as statistical physics and complex systems, fluid dynamics, optics and spectroscopy, condensed matter, chemical physics, biological physics, and applied math.

If you have a nomination for a speaker, please contact the committee via email at

Guidelines for CNLS Colloquium
The CNLS Colloquium series is designed to engage a diverse set of student, postdoctoral and staff scientists with quite different backgrounds including physics, chemistry, biology, applied mathematics, and information theory. This audience is broader than what one would expect for a departmental colloquium at a university. Speakers need to communicate the importance of their work and its basic foundations in a language accessible at a general advanced undergraduate or beginning graduate student level. Speakers should not assume that because CNLS has historically been interested in a particular topic, e.g., solitons or nonlinear dynamics, that the audience will be experts in that topic - CNLS research areas are continually changing and CNLS postdocs come from very different backgrounds. These guidelines do not preclude a more technical core to the talk for the more knowledgeable members of the audience but a clear 10-15 minute introduction and a 5 minute summary of the main results of the research should be included as part of a CNLS colloquium.

All colloquium are held on Monday at 3:00-4:00pm.

Host Guidelines

Upcoming CNLS Colloquia - Next 26 Weeks
February 25th, 2019Sidney RednerSanta Fe Institute The Dynamics of Foraging and Starvation Francesco Caraveilli
March 4th, 2019 Available to be scheduled
March 11th, 2019 Available to be scheduled
March 18th, 2019Michael ChiniUniversity of Central Florida Crystal Symmetry and High-Order Harmonic Generation from Solids Alexis Chacon
March 25th, 2019 Available to be scheduled
April 1st, 2019Alexander Wagner North Dakota State University TBD Qinjun Kang
April 8th, 2019 Available to be scheduled
April 15th, 2019Junko Yano TBD Michael Wall
April 22nd, 2019 Available to be scheduled
April 29th, 2019 Available to be scheduled
May 6th, 2019Mette GaardeLouisiana State University Driving ultrafast electron dynamics in the condensed phase through high harmonic generation Alexis Chacon
May 13th, 2019 Available to be scheduled
May 20th, 2019 Available to be scheduled
June 3rd, 2019 Available to be scheduled
June 10th, 2019Luca Argenti TBD Alexis Chacon
June 24th, 2019Gerald Kneller TBD Paul Fenimore
July 1st, 2019 Available to be scheduled
July 8th, 2019 Available to be scheduled
July 15th, 2019 Available to be scheduled
July 22nd, 2019 Available to be scheduled
August 5th, 2019 Available to be scheduled
August 12th, 2019 Available to be scheduled

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