Events

The Department of Physics at Western Michigan University offers workshops, seminars and colloquia throughout the year. These events are open to all and there is no charge to attend.

For more information, please call the Department of Physics, (269) 387-4940. Metered visitor parking is available in the Miller Auditorium ramp.

Upcoming events

Colloquia

Most colloquia are approved WMU Signature events. More information can be found on the flyers.

There are no colloquia scheduled at this time.

Past events

Saturday Morning Science
Monthly science lectures geared toward a general audience |  Flier

Monday, Feb. 24, 2020 | "Ultrafast Quantum Dynamics in Molecules on Femtosecond and Attosecond Time Scales"
Niranjan Shivaram, Assistant Professor, Purdue University, 4 p.m., 1110 Rood Hall

Monday, Nov. 18, 2019 | "Windows to the Mind: Multi-Modal Biometric Analysis as a Translation from the Internal Mind to the External World"
Sarah Hulbert George, Ph.D., Michigan State University, 4 p.m., 1110 Rood Hall

Monday, Nov. 4, 2019 | "Complex Phenomena in Atomic Systems: Yes Virginia, Electrons Really Do "Talk" to One Another"
Steven T. Manson, Ph.D., Regents Professor, Georgia State University, 4 p.m., 1110 Rood Hall

Friday, Oct. 11, 2019 | "A New Frontier in Single-molecule Detection: Polypeptides in Nanopore Sensors"
David P. Hoogerheide, Physicist, Center for Neutron Research, NIST, 3 p.m., 1104 Rood Hall

Monday, Oct. 7, 2019 |"Antihydrogen: Trapped and Measured"
Francis Robicheaux, Ph.D., Purdue University, 4 p.m., 1110 Rood Hall

Monday, Sept. 23, 2019 | "Ferroic Materials -- Smart and Clean Too"
Pnina Ari-Gur, Ph.D., Western Michigan University, 4 p.m., 1110 Rood Hall

Monday, Sept. 9, 2019 | " Fundamental Capture Processes with Ion and Electron Beams"
David La Mantia, Western Michigan University, 4 p.m., 1110 Rood Hall

Visiting Scholars and Artists Program - Public Lecture

Thursday, Sept. 5, 2019 | "Metal Trafficking in Cells Through a Cellular Structural Biology Approach"br />Lucia Banci, University of Florence, Italy, 4 p.m., 1110 Rood Hall

Previous colloquia