Seminar Schedule

For further information about physics seminars please contact Dr. B.R. Reddy at (256) 858-8101 or

Topic Speaker(s) Date & Time Place
Advanced thermoplastic composites for commercial and defense applications Dr. Uday Vaidya, UAB Thursday, March 6, 2014, 1:00 PM Room 137 VMC
Advanced Scintillator Crystals Dr. Rastgo Hawrami, Senior Scientist, RMD, Inc. Tuesday, November 12, 2013, 1:00 PM Room 140 VMC
Atomic Layer Epitaxy of III-V Nitride Semiconductors at Low Temperatures Dr. Neeraj Nepal, U.S. Naval Research Laboratory, Washington DC Thursday, November 7, 2013, 1:00 PM Room 140 VMC
Development of High Efficiency Smart Materials for Energy Harvesting, Space and Environmental Applications Dr. Padmaja “Paddy” Guggilla, Assistant Professor of Physics, AAMU Tuesday, October 8, 2013, 1:00 PM Room 140 VMC
Development of Room-Temperature Radiation Detectors for Homeland Security, Medical and Industrial Applications Dr. Stephen Babalola, Center of Irradiation of Materials, AAMU Tuesday, October 1, 2013, 1:00 PM Room 140 VMC
Advanced Materials Development for Clean Energy, Environment and Biomedical Applications Dr. Sesha S. Srinivasan, Department of Physics, Tuskegee University Thursday, September 26, 2013, 1:00 PM Room 140 VMC
Strange Nucleus Professor Chhanda Samanta, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond VA Tuesday, August 21, 2012, 1:00 PM Room 140 VMC
Demons Don’t Die K. P. N. Murthy, School of Physics, University of Hyderabad, India Monday, June 13, 2011, 2:00 PM Room 140 VMC
UV Light, Melanin and Evolution Dr. Anup Sharma, Department of Physics, AAMU Thursday, February 17, 2011, 1:00 PM Room 140 VMC
Does ET exist? Astrobiology and the search for life in the universe Dr. Lior M. Burko, Department of Physics, and UAHuntsville Thursday, October 21, 2010, 1:00 PM Room 140 VMC
Is Mathematics = Theoretical Physics? Professor Ronald E. Mickens, Distinguished Fuller E. Callaway Professor at Clark Atlanta University Friday, October 9, 2009, 2:00 PM Room 140 VMC
The performance of the self-assembled doped nanocomposites based on mesoporous thin films with an emphasis on host-guest interaction Prof. German Telbiz, L.V. Pisarzhevsky Institute of Physcical Chemistry Academy of Science of Ukraine Tuesday, Nov. 4, 2008, 1:00 PM Room 140 VMC
Broadband super-resolution and energy transport in a metallo dielectric lens Dr. Giuseppe D’Aguanno, Senior Research Associate (NRC), Charles M. Bowden Research Center, U.S. Army, RDECOM Thursday, April 5, 2007 Room 140 VMC
Directed Assembly of Nanoelements for High-rate Nanomanufacturing of Devices and Sensors Ahmed Busnaina, W.L. Smith Professor and Director, The NSF Nanoscale Science and Engineering Center for High-rate Nanomanufacturing Northeastern University Tuesday, March 6, 2007, 12:30 PM Room 137 VMC
New Perspectives on Nanoceramics and on Nanoeducation Professor Thomas Mason, Director for Higher Education and Degree Programs, National Center for Learning and Teaching of Nanoscale Science and Engineering, Northwestern University Thursday, Feb. 15, 2007, 1:00 PM Room 140 VMC
Synthesizing Chaos without Nonlinear Dynamics Dr. Ned J. Corron, U.S. Army RDECOM Thursday, Nov. 16, 2006, 1:00 PM Room 140 VMC
Atomic Clocks Mr. Krishna Myneni, U.S. Army RDECOM Thursday, Oct. 12, 2006, 1:00 PM Room 140 VMC
Chemically Synthesized FePt Nanoparticles for Ultra-high Density Magnetic Information Storage Dr. J.W. Harrell, Center for Materials for Information Technology and Dept. of Physics & AstronomyThe University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa Thursday, April 20, 2006, 1:00 PM Room 140 VMC
Negative Refraction of Ultrashort Electromagnetic Pulses Dr. Michael Scalora U.S. Army RDECOM Thursday, April 13, 2006, 1:00 PM Room 140 VMC
Global Warming: Evidences, Causes and Long-term Impacts Bala Govindasamy, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory Tuesday, April 11, 2006, 10:00 AM Room 140 VMC
Laminated Photonic Band Structures with High Conductivity and High Transparency: Metals Under a New light Dr. Michael Scalora U.S. Army RDECOM Thursday, March 2, 2006, 1:00 PM Room 140 VMC
Observation and Mechanism of Synthesis of Unknown Superheavy Nuclei in Kiev "Proton-21" Lab and the problem of Stability of the Matter Prof. V.I. Vysotskii, Kiev National Shevchenko University and Proton-21 Lab Thursday, January 26, 2006, 1:00 PM Room 140 VMC
The Fate of an Astronaut who falls inside a Black Hole - and the Fate of the Universe Dr. Lior M. Burko (UAH) Thursday, January 12, 2006, 1:00 PM Room 140 VMC
Supercontinum Generation in Potassium Dihydrogen Phosphate Crystal Using a fs Laser Professor Narayana Rao, School of Physics University of Hyderabad, India Wednesday, November 9, 2005, 2:30 PM Room 137 VMC
Optical Mapping of Cardiac Arrhythmias William M. Smith, Professor and Interim Chair, Dept. of Biomedical Engineering, University of Alabama at Birmingham Thursday, Aug 26, 2004, 1:00 PM Room 137 VMC
Increase of Carbon cycle feedback with global warming Bala Govindasamy, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory Monday, May 3, 2004, 1:00 PM Room 140 VMC
Light Induced Membrane Biophotonics Dr. Atul N. Parikh, UC Davis Friday, February 6, 2004, 11:00 AM Room 137 VMC
Ablative Laser Propulsion Andrew V. Pakhomov, UAH Thursday, October 30, 2003, 1:00 PM Room 140 VMC
Coupled Climate and Carbon Cycle Modeling at LLNL Bala Govindasamy, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory Monday, October 6, 2003, 11:00 AM Room 322 VMC (Chambers Hall)
Trends in Graduate Education at the Nation's Universities and Colleges Dr. Fredrick Humphries, President and CEO, National Association for Federal Equal Opportunity in Higher Education (NAFEO), Silver Spring, MD Wednesday, March 5, 2003, 11:00 AM Clyde Foster Multipurpose Room, School of Business
Shannon Entropy, Symbolic Dynamics, and Chaotic Synchronization Dr. Shawn Pethel (US Army Aviation and Missile Command) Thursday, April 11, 2002, 1:00 PM Room 140 VMC
High Resolution Global Climate Modeling at LLNL Dr. Balasubramanian Govindasamy (Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory) Friday, April 5, 2002, 11:00 A.M Room 140 VMC
Space Weather: Understanding and Forecasting Professor S. T. Wu, Center for Space Plasma and Aeronomic Research & Dept. of Mechnical and Aerospace Engineering, UAH Thursday, January 17, 2002, 1:30 P.M. Room 140 VMC
A review of Nonlinear Optics and Surface Effects in Complex fluids With a Comparison to Light Modulation in Crystalline Solids Dr. Matthew E. Edwards, Spelman College Thursday, October 18, 2001, 1:00 P.M. Room 140 VMC
New highly-sensitive semiconductor materials for IR region: CdTe and CdHgTe crystals doped with 3d elements Professor Yuriy P. Gnatenko, Institute of Physics of National Academy of Sciences Kiev, Ukraine Thursday, September 6, 2001, 1:00 P.M. Room 140 VMC
Space weather: A challenge for 21st Century Science Dr. R. E. Lopez (University of Texas at El Paso) Tuesday, June 26, 2001, 11:00 A.M. Room 140 VMC
Climate Modeling at LLNL Dr. Govindasamy Balasubramanian (Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory) Monday, May 21, 2001, 2:00 P.M. Room 140 VMC
Photoinduced Spatial-Temporal Pattern in Photorefractive Crystals Prof. Dr. Nickolai Kukhtarev Friday, February 16, 2001, 2:00 P.M. Room 140 VMC
Some results of research programs, which were carried out in the State University of Moldova, Chisinau, Moldova Republic, will be presented. Dr. Igor Chapurin, and Prof. Dr. Vasile Rotaru Friday, October 27, 2000, 2:00 P.M. Room 140 VMC
New Insights into Small-Angle Electron Scattering: Guiding Measurements and Theory Professor Alfred Z, Msezane (Clark Atlanta University) Thursday, Octrober 5, 2000, 1:00 P.M Room 140 VMC
CZ Silicon Technology Mohsen Banan (MEMC Electronic Materials, Inc.) Thursday, May 4, 2000, 1:00 P.M Room 140 VMC
Controlling Chaos in Physical Systems Krishna Myneni (Science Application International Corp.) Thursday, April 6, 2000, 1:00 P.M Room 140 VMC
The Trials and Tribulations of a Small Accelerator Physicist Dr. William A. Hollerman Tuesday, January 11, 2000, 1:00 P.M Room 140 VMC
Fabrication and charaterization of Metallic Quantum Dot Based Nanocomposite Materials Dr. Richard Mu Thursday, November 18, 1999, 1:00 P.M Room 140 VMC
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