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Physics SPS Seminars


Speaker Institution Title

October 31, 2017




October 3, 2017




April 27, 2017


Thursday, March 30 2017 ​Dr. Valery Rousseau

Dr. David Vumbaco




Dr. Arnaldo Vargas




Dr. Valery Rousseau



Rafal Komandarcyzk

Alpha Computing

Chief Scientist


Loyola University New Orleans, Visiting Professor



Loyola University New Orleans, Visiting Professor


Professor - Tulane University 


Some of the Physics

of EEG


Why Einstein being wrong might be good



Teaching Machines to Think



"Topology of Genomic Sequences via the Sequential Subword Order"

Thursday, February 14 2017  Keith Bonin Professor - Wake Forest University, Department of Physics 

"The Physics of Breast Cancer Cells at Different Stages"

Thursday, January 26 2017  Mark McCarthy Sr. Technical Program Manager - Rapiscan Systems 

"A Look at Emerging Technologies for Homeland Security"

Monday, January 9, 2017   Vikas Bhandawat Professor, Duke University  

"The Amazing Insect Brain"

Tuesday, November 15, 2016  Dave Vombaco Ph.D Candidate, Louisiana State University Health & Science Center  

"A Primer on the Physics of Neuroscience & Studying Central Congenital Deafness"

Tuesday, October 25, 2016  Ryan Glasser Tulane University

"Quantum Optics and Fast Light: Correlation in the Dispersive Regime"

Thursday, September 29, 2016  Thomas Slack Votta-Force

"The Physics & Engineering of Modern Biosensors"

Tuesday, April 26, 2016  Alexander Hoover Post - Doc Student, Tulane University 

"Neuromuscular Control of Jellyfish Turning"

Tuesday, April 12 , 2016 Dr. Martin McHugh Loyola University New Orleans "The Detection of Gravitational Waves: A New Window On The Universe"
Tuesday, March 8 , 2016 Prof. L. Malkinski UNO AMR Institute Opportunities for Graduate Studies at UNO – Materials Science program
Thursday, March 3 , 2016 Michal Sobera Staff Reservoir Engineer, Shell "From Applied Physics to Petroleum Engineering"
Thursday, December 3, 2015 Dr. Noa Marom Department of Physics and Engineering Physics, Tulane University "Towards Computational Design of Cluster – Based Functional Nano – Structures"
Tuesday, November 17, 2015 Richard Bustos Loyola University Physics Student "Constraining theories of gravity from Light Deviation Experiments"
Thursday, October 1, 2015 Loyola University Physics Faculty Loyola University New Orleans Student Research Opportunities in Physics
Tuesday, April 28, 2015 Dr. Katja Biswas, Sara Lockwood and My- Hanh Truong Loyola University New Orleans "Structural Optimization of Simple Monoatomic Clusters"
Tuesday, March 24, 2015 Riley Mayes, Colleen Lattyak & Dr. Tirthabir Biswas Loyola University New Orleans  "Perturbations in Cyclic & Bouncing Models"
Tuesday, March 24, 2015.   Thomas Slack, Riley Mayes Loyola University New Orleans  "Atmospheric Ionization Measurements"
Thursday, March 19, 2015.  

Michael Murat 

Chevron Corporation

"Geophysics & the Oil Industry"


Friday, February 13, 2015.  Melinda Andrews  Bucknell University "Galileons and Massive Gravity - Can They Describe Our Universe"?
Friday, February 6, 2015 Hafsa Khurshid

University of Southern Florida 

"Multifunctional magnetic nanoparticles for novel applications"
Tuesday, November 11, 2014.  

Charles Nelson, Chairman of Waldemar S. Nelson and Company, Inc. and David Silver


  "Physics and Engineering" 
Thursday, October 23, 2014 Antonio Ayala, Daniel Perezalonso, Sara Lockwood, John Whyte, Kyra Woods, Cameron McCormick and Emily Reynolds  Loyola University New Orleans  "The Balloon Team" 
Tuesday, September 16, 2014  Dr. Alicia Clay - Jones (GE Capital) Loyola University New Orleans  "My Career off the Path"
Tuesday, April 29, 2014  Dustin Lindberg Loyola University New Orleans  "Designing Experimental Protocols for the use of Confirning Conductance Hysteresis in Voltage"
Thursday, March 27, 2014  Emily Reynolds and Colleen Lattyak Loyola University New Orleans  "Nanocomposites for Thermoelectric Metamaterials"
Thursday, February 27, 2014  Riley Mayes and Colleen Lattyak Loyola University New Orleans  "Fluctuations in Cycle Models"

Thursday, December 4, 2013

William Duhe 

Loyola University New Orleans 

"Gamma Ray Astronomy for Unknown Sources"

Thursday, October, 2013  Dr. Patrick Garrity and William Walker Loyola University New Orleans  "Personal Electronic Devices: The Grim Reaper of Power"
Thursday, September 26, 2013 Dr. Katja Schaefer Loyola University New Orleans  "Developing Discrete Representations of Non-Equilibrium Processes"
Thursday, April 25, 2013 Dr. Nobuchika Okada University of Alabama "Current status and future prospects of elementary particle physics"
Thursday, April 18, 2013 Hiram Mechling Keystone Engineering "Alternative Energy"
Thursday, March 5, 2013 Brenda Marshall Wolfram Mathematica "Mathematica 9 in Education and Research"
Thursday, February 28, 2013 Carroll K. Gordon Loyola University at New Orleans (Phys'50) "Plan ahead but don't write it in ink"