Colloquia are normally held on Fridays from 4:10 - 5:00 PM in Roberts Hall Room 101. A Reception for the Speaker with refreshments served begins at 3:30 PM in the Barnard second floor atrium. All Departments and off-campus guests are welcome to attend. Come and join us for coffee or tea and cookies, listen to our interesting speakers!

For further information contact the MSU Physics Department at 406-994-3614


Spring Semester 2023
Date Speaker Title Host
January 20      
January 27      
February 3      
February 10      
February 17      
February 24      
March 3      
March 9

Sriram Guddala 

(City College of New York)

Special Colloquium (special date):

Light-Matter Interactions in 2D Quantum Materials Integrated Photonic Nanostructures for Quantum Information Science Applications

Randy Babbitt
March 17   Spring Break  
March 20 Yefeng Mei (University of Michigan)

Special Colloquium (special date):

Towards Quantum Networking with Neutral Atoms and Photons

Randy Babbitt
March 27 Matthew Jaffe (University of Chicago)

Special Colloquium (special date):

Atoms in Cavities for Quantum Science

Randy Babbitt
April 7   University Day  
April 14      
April 21      
April 28      
May 5      
May 12   Finals Week  




Fall Semester 2022
Date Speaker Title Host
September 2 Meet and Greet event    
September 9      
September 16      
September 23      
September 30      
October  7 Jillian Bellovary
(Queensborough Community College)
Seeking Massive Black Holes in Dwarf Galaxies Amy Reines
October 14      
October 21 Dr. Alin Razvan Paraschiv
(University Corporation for Atmospheric research)
On Inverting Solar Coronal Vector Magnetic Fields From Infrared Observations Charles Kankelborg
October 28 Philip Judge
(High Altitude Observatory)
Quantifying the magnetic origins of coronal heating and dynamics
Charles Kankelborg
November 4 S. Drew Chojnowski (MSU) Extreme Magnetic Chemically Peculiar Stars from the APOGEE Survey David Nidever
November 11   Veteran's Day  
November 18 Nico Yunes (UIUC) For Whom the Bell Tolls Neil Cornish
November 25   Thanksgiving break  
December 2

Krzysztof Gofryk

(Idaho Natl. Lab)

Quantum Science at Idaho National Laboratory  Nick Borys
December 9      
December 16   Finals Week