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Seminar
Impurities in Semiconductor Heterostructures
Speaker Prof. G. Bastard, LPA-Ecole Normale Supérieure
Date 23 November 2017 (Thursday)
Time 16:00 - 17:30
Venue Lecture Theatre H, Academic Building, HKUST (Lifts 25-26)
Fun and Profit with Soft Matter Science
Speaker Prof Steve Granick, Institute for Basic Science
Date 27 October 2017 (Friday)
Time 9:30 - 11:00
Venue Lecture Theatre F, Academic Building, HKUST (Lifts 25-26)
Non-Asymptotic and Nonlocal Homogenization of Periodic Electromagnetic Structures:
Finite Samples and Interface Boundaries
Speaker Prof. Igor Tsukerman, The University of Akron
Date 26 October 2017 (Thursday)
Time 10:30 - 12:00
Venue Room 4475 (Lifts 25-26), HKUST
Joint PHYS-MAE Seminar - Challenge and Opportunity of
Commercial Lunar Exploration
Speaker Dr. Chit Hong Yam, ispace inc., Tokyo, Japan
Date 20 October 2017 (Friday)
Time 15:30 - 17:00
Venue Room 2304 (Lifts 17-18), HKUST
Joint PHYS-LIFS Seminar - Investigating Biological Systems using
the Helium Ion Microscope
Speaker Prof. Torgny Gustaffson, Rutgers University
Date 17 October 2017 (Tuesday)
Time 15:00 - 16:30
Venue Room 1504 (Lifts 25-26), HKUST
Towards High Resolution Time-resolved Imaging to 2D Materials using Low Energy Electrons
Speaker Dr. Changxi Zheng, Monash University
Date 28 September 2017 (Thursday)
Time 11:00 - 12:00
Venue Room 5508 (Lifts 25-26), HKUST
Generation and Characterization of Turbulence in Bose-Einstein Condensate: A New Window of Opportunities
Speaker Prof Vanderlei S Bagnato, University of São Paulo
Date 15 September 2017 (Friday)
Time 15:00 - 16:30
Venue IAS Lecture Theater, Lo Ka Chung Building, Lee Shau Kee Campus, HKUST
Competition between Crystallisation and the Glass Transition in
Colloidal Systems: the Role of Fivefold Symmetry
Speaker Prof Christopher Patrick (Paddy) Royall, University of Bristol
Date 8 September 2017 (Friday)
Time 10:30 - 11:30
Venue Room 4334, (Lifts 13-15), HKUST
Rydberg Atom–Light Interfaces
Speaker Prof Matthias Weidemüller, University of Heidelberg
Date 4 September 2017 (Monday)
Time 15:00 - 16:00
Venue Room 1504, (Lifts 25-26), HKUST
Atomically precise fabrication of novel carbon nanostructures by on-surface synthesis strategy
Speaker Prof Wei Xu, Tongji University
Date 17 August 2017 (Thursday)
Time 15:00 - 16:00
Venue Lecture Theatre H, Academic Building, HKUST (Lifts 25-26)
Interfacial Engineering in 2D Materials
Speaker Prof Kaihui Liu
Date 3 August 2017 (Thursday)
Time 15:00 – 16:00
Venue Room 4503 (Lifts 25-26), HKUST
Tailoring carbon-based nanostructures via on-surface synthesis
Speaker Prof Dingyong Zhong, Sun Yat-sen University
Date 3 August 2017 (Thursday)
Time 16:30 - 17:30
Venue Room 2504 (Lifts 25-26) ,HKUST
Uniaxial Pressure Tuning of a Triangular Antiferromagnet
Speaker Dr Dan Sun
Max Planck Institute for Chemical Physics of Solids, Nöthnitzer Str 40, 01187
Dresden, Germany
Date 7 July 2017 (Friday)
Time 14:00 - 15:00
Venue Room 4504 (Lifts 25-26), HKUST
An Introduction to Quantum Spin Liquids
Speaker Prof Yi Zhou
Zhejiang University
Date 30 June 2017 (Friday)
Time 14:00 - 15:30
Venue Room 4472 (Lifts 25-26), HKUST
Accelerating the exploration of Li/Na-ion battery materials via enlarged crystal structure databases
Speaker Prof Kai-Ming Ho
Department of Physics and Astronomy, Iowa State University
Date 23 June 2017 (Friday)
Time 11:00 - 12:30
Venue Room 2302 (Lifts 17-18), HKUST
Liquids at Nanoscale: Peculiarities and Applications
Speaker Prof Wonho Jhe
Seoul National University
Date 16 June 2017 (Friday)
Time 11:00 - 12:00
Venue Room 4472 (Lifts 25-26), HKUST
Nanophononic metamaterial: Severe thermal conductivity reduction by full-spectrum resonance hybridizations
Speaker Mahmoud I. Hussein
Department of Aerospace Engineering Sciences, University of Colorado Boulder
Date 12 June 2017 (Monday)
Time 11:00
Venue Room 4503 (Lifts 25-26), HKUST
Carnot Efficiency in an Irreversible Process
Speaker Prof Hyunggyu Park
School of Physics, Korea Institute for Advanced Study, Seoul, Korea
Date 7 June 2017 (Wednesday)
Time 15:00 - 16:00
Venue Room 4502 (Lifts 25-26), HKUST
Back-to-back or Belly-to-belly: Self-assembly of Nonplanar Aromatic Hydrocarbons at Surfaces
Speaker Prof Karl Heinz Ernst
EMPA, Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Science and Technology
Dübendorf, Switzerland and Department of Chemistry
University of Zürich
Date 1 June 2017 (Thursday)
Time 11:00
Venue Room 2504 (Lifts 25-26), HKUST
Polymer Sheets that Self-fold in Response to Light
Speaker Prof Jan Genzer
S. Frank & Doris Culberson Distinguished Professor of Chemistry & Biomolecular Engineering, North Carolina State University
Date 29 May 2017 (Monday)
Time 15:00 - 16:30
Venue Mr and Mrs Lee Siu Lun Lecture Theater (LT-K), HKUST
Tailored Optical Polarization in Nanostructured Metamaterials
Speaker Dr Bernardo S. Mendoza
Optical Research Center, León, México
Date 24 May 2017 (Wednesday)
Time 15:00
Venue Room 4504 (Lifts 25-26), HKUST
Putting Hydrodynamic into Solid State
Speaker Dr Kin Chung Fong
Raytheon BBN Technologies
Date 22 May 2017 (Monday)
Time 11:00 - 12:00
Venue Room 4472 (Lifts 25-26), HKUST
Energy Cascade In Transitional Pipe Flows
Speaker Dr Rory T. Cerbus
Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology
Fluid Mechanics Unit, Okinawa, Japan
Date 19 May 2017 (Friday)
Time 15:00 - 16:00
Venue Room 4472 (Lifts 25-26), HKUST
Exotic Excitations in Superfluid $^3$He: Topological Surface Excitations
Speaker Prof Yoonseok Lee
University of Florida, USA
Date 15 May 2017 (Monday)
Time 11:00 – 12:00
Venue Room 4475 (Lifts 25-26), HKUST
Theory of cluster Mott insulators and spin liquid in a spin-orbit-coupled triangular lattice Mott insulator
Speaker Prof Gang Chen
Department of Physics
Fudan University, Shanghai, China
Date 12 May 2017 (Friday)
Time 11:00 - 12:00
Venue Room 2504 (Lifts 25-26), HKUST
Weyl Semimetal TaAs family: Chiral Anomaly and Other Transport Properties
Speaker Prof Shuang Jia
Peking University, China
Date 21 April 2017 (Friday)
Time 15:00 - 16:00
Venue Room 5560 (Lifts 27-28), HKUST
Majorana Fermions in Topological Superconducting Devices made from Semiconductor Nanostructures
Speaker Prof Hongqi Xu
Peking University, China and Lund University, Sweden
Date 13 April 2017 (Thursday)
Time 16:00 - 17:00
Venue Room 4503 (Lifts 25-26), HKUST
Hard Disks and Two-Dimensional Melting
Speaker Prof Werner Krauth
Physics Department, Ecole Normale Supérieure, France
Date 12 April 2017 (Wednesday)
Time 10:00 - 11:30
Venue Room 2303 (Lifts 17-18), HKUST
Hard Disks and Markov Chains
Speaker Prof Werner Krauth
Physics Department, Ecole Normale Supérieure, France
Date 11 April 2017 (Tuesday)
Time 10:00 - 11:30
Venue Room 2303 (Lifts 17-18), HKUST
Hard Disks and Thermodynamic Phases
Speaker Prof Werner Krauth
Physics Department, Ecole Normale Supérieure, France
Date 10 April 2017 (Monday)
Time 10:00 - 11:30
Venue Room 2303 (Lifts 17-18), HKUST
Hard Disks in Classical and Statistical Mechanics 2/2
Speaker Prof Werner Krauth
Physics Department, Ecole Normale Supérieure, France
Date 6 April 2017 (Thursday)
Time 10:00 - 11:30
Venue Room 2303 (Lifts 17-18), HKUST
Charged or not charged: Quantum manipulation with trapped single atoms
Speaker Dr Yiheng Lin
JILA, University of Colorado Boulder
Date 6 April 2017 (Thursday)
Time 11:00 - 12:00
Venue Room 2304 (Lifts 17-18), HKUST
Hard Disks in Classical and Statistical Mechanics 1/2
Speaker Prof Werner Krauth
Physics Department, Ecole Normale Supérieure, France
Date 5 April 2017 (Wednesday)
Time 10:00 - 11:30
Venue Room 2303 (Lifts 17-18), HKUST
Ultrafast and Very Small: Discover Nanoscale Magnetism with Picosecond Time
Resolution Using X-Rays
Speaker Dr Hendrik Ohldag
IEEE Magnetics Society Distinguished Lecturer for 2017
SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory, Menlo Park, California, USA
Date 23 March 2017 (Thursday)
Time 16:00 - 17:00
Venue Chen Kuan Cheng Forum (LT-H), HKUST
Atomic Size Effect in High Entropy Alloys
Speaker Prof Zhijun Wang
Northwestern Polytechnical University, China
Date 16 March 2017 (Thursday)
Time 16:00 - 17:00
Venue Chen Kuan Cheng Forum (LT-H), HKUST
Weyl Semi-metal: A New Topological State in Condensed Matter
Speaker Prof Xi Dai
Institute of Physics and Beijing National Laboratory for Condensed Matter Physics Chinese Academy of Sciences
Date 1 March 2017 (Wednesday)
Time 14:00 - 15:00
Venue Room 2304 (Lifts 17-18), HKUST
Maximising Impact in Spreading Processes
Speaker Prof David Saad
Aston University, Birmingham, United Kingdom
Date 21 February 2017 (Tuesday)
Time 15:00 - 16:00
Venue Room 2303 (Lifts 17-18), HKUST
P-Wave Correlations in an Ultracold Fermi Gas
Speaker Prof Joseph Thywissen
Department of Physics, University of Toronto
Date 20 February 2017 (Monday)
Time 15:00 - 16:00
Venue Room 2303 (Lifts 17-18), HKUST
Material Realizations and Novel Properties of Quantum Spin Hall Insulators and Topological Crystalline Insulators
Speaker Dr Junwei Liu
Department of Physics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Date 16 February 2017 (Thursday)
Time 16:00 - 17:00
Venue Chen Kuan Cheng Forum (LT-H), HKUST
Relating the Connectivity of Neural Networks to Dynamics: the Effect of Motifs and Connecting Network Models across Scales
Speaker Dr Yu Hu
Swartz Postdoc Fellow in Theoretical Neuroscience, Harvard University
Date 13 February 2017 (Monday)
Time 11:00
Venue Room 2304 (Lifts 17-18), HKUST
Synthetic Spin-Orbit Coupling and Topological Phases: Recent Progresses
Speaker Prof Xiong-Jun Liu
ICQM, Peking University
Date 3 February 2017 (Friday)
Time 11:00 – 12:00
Venue Room 1504 (Lifts 25-26), HKUST
Spin-enabled Optics with Geometric-phase Approach
Speaker Prof Jensen Li
School of Physics and Astronomy, University of Birmingham
Date 2 February 2017 (Thursday)
Time 16:00 - 17:00
Venue Chen Kuan Cheng Forum (LT-H), HKUST
Recent Studies and its Outlook on Magnetism and Superconductivity in Novel and Correlated Materials
Speaker Dr Mahmoud Abdel-Hafiez
Institute of Physics, Goethe Universität Frankfurt, Germany
High Pressure Science and Technology Advanced Research (HPSTAR), China
Date 24 January 2017 (Tuesday)
Time 11:00 - 12:00
Venue Room 4503 (Lifts 25-26), HKUST
Memory of Time and Functional Restoration of Visual Circuits
Speaker Prof Jiayi Zhang
Institute of Brain Science, Fudan University, China
Date 17 January 2017 (Tuesday)
Time 15:00 – 16:00
Venue Room 5506 (Lifts 25-26), HKUST
The Dynamics of Active Matter Particles on Disordered Landscapes:
Jamming, Clogging, and Avalanches
Speaker Prof Charles Reichhardt
Center for Nonlinear Studies and Theoretical Division, Los Alamos National Laboratory
Date 13 January 2017 (Friday)
Time 14:00 - 15:00
Venue Chen Kuan Cheng Forum (LT-H), HKUST
Valley exciton in the 2D semiconductor: from experimental observation to coherent manipulation
Speaker Dr Ziliang Ye
Department of Applied Physics, Stanford University
Date 9 January 2017 (Monday)
Time 11:00 - 12:00
Venue Chen Kuan Cheng Forum (LT-H), HKUST
Out-of-Equilibrium Determination of Critical Parameters for Continuous Phase
Transitions: Theory and Computational Details
Speaker Prof Matteo Lulli
Physics of Fluids Group, University of Twente, 7500AE Enschede, The Netherlands and Department of Applied Physics, Technische Universiteit Eindhoven, 5600 MB
Eindhoven, The Netherlands
Date 6 January 2017 (Friday)
Time 15:00 - 16:00
Venue Room 4504 (Lifts 25-26), HKUST
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