SCS Colloquium Begins Next Week

Posted: February 3, 2005 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

The first talk in the spring semester Colloquium of the Laboratory for Computer Design of Materials in the School of Computational Sciences will be held on Monday, Feb. 7, at 4:30 p.m. in Science and Technology I, Room 206. Refreshments will be served at 4:15 p.m.

The schedule for the semester follows:

  • Feb. 7—Silvina Gatica, Department of Physics, Penn State University, University College, “Adsorbed Gases in Bundles of Carbon Nanotubes: Theory and Simulation”
  • Feb. 14—Guanming Wang, Laboratory of Computational Physics, Naval Research Laboratory, “Density Functional Study of Interactions of Particles on Surfaces”
  • Feb.21—Martin Munoz, Department of Physics, Virginia Commonwealth University,

    “II-VI Semiconductor Quantum Dot for Visible Emission Applications”

  • Feb. 28—Kyungwha Park, Center for Computational Materials Science, Naval Research Laboratory, “First-Principles Calculations on Single-Molecule Nanomagnets”
  • March 7—Marc Donohue, Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Johns Hopkins University, “Why Molecules at Surfaces are Compressed”
  • March 14 and 21—No seminars
  • March 28—Louis Bloomfield, Department of Physics, University of Virginia, topic to be announced
  • April 4—Kit Bowen, Department of Chemistry, John Hopkins University, topic to be announced
  • April 11—Marco Lanzagorta, Center for Computational Science, Naval Research Laboratory, “Hybrid Quantum Computing”
  • April 18—Mark A. Fleischer, Applied Physics Laboratory, Johns Hopkins University, “Statistical Mechanics Partition Functions with Modified Potential Energy Landscapes”
  • April 25—to be announced

For abstracts and more information, see the colloquium web site or contact Estela Blaisten-Barojas at

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