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 Colloquium Series 2018

The Department Colloquium typically hosts general-interest physics lectures by invited outside speakers every month. Depending on the topic and speaker, talks in this series may also be of interest to the wider DePaul University community. Feel free to share your suggestions for future guest speakers to Dr. Eric Landahl at​

Colloquium Social Hour begins @ 3:30 P.M. with snacks and refreshments.

​Thursday, February ​22nd @ 4:20 P.M. in Byrne Hall #208

"Lattice Distortions in Crystalline Heterostructures for Quantum Computing", Dr. Anastasios Pateras, University of Wisconsin, Madison​

Tuesday, March 6​th ​@ 4:20 P.M. in Byrne Hall #208

​​​"Emerging Materials Under Pressure", Dr. Maria Baldini, Carnegie Institution of Washington​​

Tuesday, April 3rd ​@ 3:00 P.M. in Byrne Hall #208

"Is it Growth Mindset?  Examining Student Experiences with Challenges in College Physics", Dr. Angela J. Little, Michigan State University, University of Maryland, and Angela Little, LLC


 GitHub, Containerization, & SciUnit Workshop

"Time Travel Software" 

Tanu Malik, Computer Science faculty and researcher at Argonne, is presenting a workshop open toall student and faculty (with some small familiarity with Linux) who are interested in learning about tools for reproducible scientific research, especially workflows combining data and code with version control.  She is the PI of the SciUnit project based at DePaul where this tool is being developed for data and computational science. 

 Friday, March 2 @ 2:00 - 5:00 P.M. in CDM Room 801

Physics Research Day

Join the department for an informational session as faculty present their upcoming research opportunities for you to get involved.  SPS will also share details about their club's membership and activities. We encourage all physics majors to attend.  Lunch and refreshments.

Friday, March 9 @ 12:00 P.M. in Byrne Hall #208

5th Annual Interdisciplinary Graduate Student Conference
A conference featuring the research & creative work of graduate students in disciplines from around the university.

 "Crossing Boundaries"

April 16, 2018
4:00 - 8:00 P.M.
Student Center

​Teaching Commons Workshop

The Maker Movement is a recent social, economic, scientific, and educational phenomenon that spans academic disciplines, skill levels, and industries. "The Maker Movement at DePaul  Learning in a Creative Community" requires registration.  Audience is DePaul instructors at all levels.

Friday, February 16th ​@ 12:00 - 2:00 P.M. in Richardson Library, Lincoln Park Campus


Physics Days @ The Maker Hub

3D Printing, 3D Scanning, Sewing, Woodworking are just some of the opportunities available.  For anyone interested in teaching sound or waves, the new professional grade recording studios are open.  These facilities contain microphones, the latest digital audio workstations and electronic musical instruments which are ideal for students to explore acoustic phenomena.

Every Wednesday Winter Quarter, 9:00 A.M. - 12:00 P.M. and 1:00 - 4:00 P.M. in Richardson Library Maker Hub, Lincoln Park Campus


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