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Colloquia from 1999 - 2000

DATE/TIME SPEAKER TITLE/Host
2000
Wednesday 
Jan. 19 - 1:00 pm
Dr. R. S. Menon 
Robarts Research Institute
Mind reading in the 21st Century.  Functional MRI studies of the human brain
Friday 
Jan. 28 - 1:00 pm
Dr. E. Zaremba 
Queen's University
Bose-Einstein Condensation in Trapped Atomic Gases
Wednesday 
Feb. 2 - 1:00 pm
Dr. John Dubinski 
Canadian Institute for Theoretical Astrophysics 
University of Toronto
The Dynamical Evolution of Galaxies in Clusters
Wednesday 
Feb. 9 - 1:00 pm
JOINT COLLOQUIUM WITH THEORETICAL PHYSICS
Dr. Michael E. Flatté 
University of Iowa
Electronic structure "engineering":  how current fundamental
issues of solid-state physics are affecting technology
Wednesday 
Feb. 16 - 1:00 pm
CANCELLED 
Dr. A. M. Hamza 
University of New Brunswick 
REPLACED BY
Dr. J-P St-Maurice
U.W.O.
Irregularities in the ionosphere:  where do they come from and should we bother studying them?
Friday 
Feb. 18 - 1:00 pm
Dr. Alex Levine 
University of Pennsylvania
Sedimentation:  Physics far from Equilibrium
Wednesday 
Mar. 1 - 1:00 pm
Dr. D. R. Moorcroft 
U.W.O.
Tales from the Past:  The First Fifty Years of Physics and Astronomy at Western
Wednesday 
Mar. 8 - 1:00 pm
Departmental Event .
Wednesday 
Mar. 15 - 1:00 pm
C.A.P. LECTURE
Dr. R. S. Orr 
University of Toronto
>What is the Universe Made Of?
1999
Wednesday
June 9 - 1:00 pm
Dr. John Koshyk 
University of Toronto
The Global Spectrum of Atmospheric Motions Predicted by a Three-Dimensional Middle Atmosphere Model
Tuesday 
June 22 - 9:30 am
Oleksa Hul'ko
Ph.D. Candidate
Novel Technique for Formation of Sub-Lithographic Clusters. 
Friday 
July 9 - 10:00 am
Wayne Lau 
Ph.D. Candidate
Quantum Theory of the Electronic and Optical Properties of Low-dimensional Semiconductor Systems
Wednesday 
Sept. 8 - 1:30 pm
Chad Bryant 
M.Sc. Candidate
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Tuesday 
Sept. 14 - 1:00 pm
Dr. Sajeev John 
University of Toronto
Quantum and Nonlinear Optics in a Photonic Band Gap
Wednesday 
Sept. 29 - 1:00 pm
Prof. Stephen Morris 
University of Toronto
Order from Instability:  nonlinear patterns in nature and the laboratory
Wednesday 
Oct. 6 - 1:00 pm
Office of Industry Liaison (OIL)
UWO
The Office of Industry Liaison and How It Can Add Value
Friday 
Oct. 29 - 1:00 pm
Dr. Thomas Duck 
Haystack Observatory 
M.I.T.
Gravity Wave Induced Warming in the Arctic Stratosphere
Wednesday 
Nov. 3 - 1:00 pm
RESCHEDULED TO NOV. 17
Dr. H. Douglas Goff 
Department of Food Science 
University of Guelph
Emulsions, foams, crystals, and glasses:  the physics of ice cream
Wednesday 
Nov.10 - 1:00 pm
Dr. W. A. van Wijngaarden 
Co-leader of Canadian Institute for Photonic Innovations 
(Network of Centres of Excellence)
Research and Career Opportunities in Photonics
Wednesday 
Nov. 17 - 1:00 p.m.
Dr. H. Douglas Goff 
Department of Food Science 
University of Guelph
Emulsions, foams, crystals, and glasses:  the physics of ice cream
Friday 
Nov.26 - 1:00 pm
JOINT COLLOQUIUM WITH THEORETICAL PHYSICS
Dr. Sushil K. Misra 
Concordia University
Evidence of spin-fracton relaxation in polymer resins
Members of the Colloquium Committee for 1999 - 2000: