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Student Chat with the Experts

Student Chat with the Experts

Students may sign up to enjoy an informal and stimulating discussion with a physics expert. Registration is now closed. To join this session, please refer to the email you received for the proper links.

Table 1: Joshua Shaevitz, Princeton University
Biophysics of bacterial populations; Physics of animal behavior. Sponsored by DBIO.

Table 2: Ajay Gopinathan, University of California, Merced
Theory and Computation in Biological Physics. Sponsored by DBIO.

Table 3: Suliana Manley, EPFL
Super-resolution microscopy, biophysics of the cell / organelles. Sponsored by DBIO.

Table 4: Andrea Cavagna, Institute for Complex Systems, ISC-CNR, Rome
Active Matter, Theory. Sponsored by DBIO.

Table 5: Subir Sachdev, Harvard
Quantum critical phenomena (theory). Sponsored by DCMP.

Table 6: Andrea Young, UC Santa Barbara
Quantum materials (experiment). Sponsored by DCMP.

Table 7: Marcos Rigol, Penn. State Univ.
Quantum dynamics, thermalization (theory). Sponsored by DCMP.

Table 8: Deji Akinwande, Univ. Texas Austin
Two-dimensional materials and electronic systems (experiment). Sponsored by DCMP.

Table 9: Steve Girvin, Yale
Quantum information (theory). Sponsored by DCMP.

Table 10: Brian Skinner, Ohio State Univ
Networks, disorder, long-ranged interactions in condensed matter (theory). Sponsored by DCMP.

Table 11: Jenny Hoffman, Harvard
Electronic properties of exotic materials; scanning probe microscopy (experiment). Sponsored by DCMP.

Table 12: Leo Radzihovsky, University of Colorado at Boulder
Interplay of “soft" and “hard" condensed matter. Sponsored by DCMP.

Table 13: Pablo Jarillo-Herrero, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Magic angle graphene & moiré quantum matter. Sponsored by DCMP.

Table 14: Eun-Ah Kim, Cornell University
Machine Learning applied to quantum matter research. Sponsored by DCMP.

Table 15: Natalia Perkins, University of Minnesota
Quantum spin liquids. Sponsored by DCMP.

Table 16: Vidya Madhavan, University of Illinois urbana- Champaign
Topological insulators and superconductors. Sponsored by DCMP.

Table 17: Leon Balents, University of California, Santa Barbara
Theory of correlated/topological quantum materials. Sponsored by DCMP.

Table 18: Shawna Hollen, University of New Hampshire
Navigating the academic job market and life as a new assistant professor. Sponsored by DCMP.

Table 19: Rachel Goldman, University of Michigan
Adventures in semiconductor nanopatterning. Sponsored by DMP.

Table 20: Steven May, Drexel University
Postdoctoral Experience and the Faculty Job Search. Sponsored by DMP.

Table 21: Amanda Petford-Long, Argonne National Lab
Women in science: careers in national labs and academia. Sponsored by DMP.

Table 22: Nitin Samarth, Penn State
Topological Quantum materials. Sponsored by DMP.

Table 23: Toni Taylor, Los Alamos National Lab
Ultrafast materials physics. Sponsored by DMP.

Table 24: Viven Zapf, Los Alamos National Lab
Women in Physics. Sponsored by DMP.

Table 25: Jan Genzer, North Carolina State University
Polymers at surfaces and interfaces. Sponsored by DPOLY.

Table 26: Zahra Fakhraai, University of Pennsylvania
Polymer glasses. Sponsored by DPOLY.

Table 27: Sanat Kumar, Columbia University
Polymer nanocomposites. Sponsored by DPOLY.

Table 28: Xiang Cheng, University of Minnesota
Career paths, mentoring, experimental soft matter. Sponsored by DSOFT.

Table 29: Eleni Katifori, University of Pennsylvania
Career paths, mentoring, soft matter. Sponsored by DSOFT.

Table 30: Ted Hodapp, APS
What is your opinion concerning APS chapters?. Sponsored by FIP.

Table 31: Duarte Graca, IAPS
How can APS help connect student physics communities internationally?. Sponsored by FIP.

Table 32: Carlos Bertulani, Texas A&M University
What would be the benefit to students of connecting with international peers? Benefit to students from outside USA?. Sponsored by FIP.

Table 33: Bill Barletta, MIT
For an APS international event for young physicists, what career-related or scientific topic(s) would garner the most interest from you and your peers?. Sponsored by FIP.

Table 34: Fernando Quevedo, Cambridge
How would you support Physics without Frontiers in Africa?. Sponsored by FIP.

Table 35: Maria Longobardi, Uni. of Geneva
How could international student forums benefit from APS activities?. Sponsored by FIP.

Table 36: Ada Yonath, Weizmann Inst. of Science
How does an intruder take over its host? Is there a need for light sources serving the developing world to answer this question, such as building a light source in Africa?. Sponsored by FIP.

Table 37: Simon Connell, University of Johannesburg
For an APS international event for young physicists, what large-scale or industrial topic(s) would garner the most interest from you and your peers?. Sponsored by FIP.

Table 38: Ercan Alp, ANL
How can Sesame benefit from APS networks?. Sponsored by FIP.

Table 39: Alan Hurd, ANL
How can (applied physics or) condensed matter be a bridge between developed and developing countries?. Sponsored by FIP.

Table 40: Shavindra Premaratne, Intel Labs
Can quantum computers benefit developing countries?. Sponsored by FIP.

Table 41: Jenny Nelson, Imperial College
Can photovoltaics be a sustainable solution to the energetic crisis in developing countries?. Sponsored by FIP.

Table 42: Clarina Dela Cruz, Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Opportunities for professional advancement at the National User Facilities. Sponsored by GMAG.

Table 43: Satoru Emori, Virginia Tech
Applying for faculty positions and life as an assistant professor. Sponsored by GMAG.

Table 44: Andreas Berger, CIC nanoGUNE
Moving your career in and out of academia. Sponsored by GMAG.

Table 45: Marcelo Jaime, National High Magnetic Field Laboratory, LANL
Sports wisdom for Scientists: You miss 100 percent of the shots you never take. Sponsored by GMAG.

Table 46: Christianne Beekman, Florida State University
Frustrated Magnetism. Sponsored by GMAG.

Table 47: Dustin Gilbert, University of Tennessee
Leveraging the spectrum of scientific techniques to uncover the underlying science. Sponsored by GMAG.

Table 48: Wojtek Zbijewski, Johns Hopkins University
Physics in medicine - research and career opportunities, focus on imaging technologies.. Sponsored by GMED.

Table 49: Robert Jeraj, University of Wisconsin
Physics in medicine - research and career opportunities, focus on therapy and disease modeling. Sponsored by GMED.

Table 50: William Collins, Berkeley Lab and UC Berkeley
Connecting physics and physicists to solutions for climate change. Sponsored by GPC.

Table 51: Justin C. Burton, Emory University, Department of Physics
Sand, mud, dust, and ice: exploring Earth's complex landscape in the laboratory. Sponsored by GSNP.

Table 52: Sam Safran, Weizmann Institute of Science
How do theoretical biological physicists interact with experimental biologists?. Sponsored by GSNP.

Table 53: Guido Caldarelli, University of Venice “Ca’Foscari” Venice Italy
Networks, Complexity and Physics. Sponsored by GSNP.

Table 54: Narayanan Menon, University of Massachusetts Amherst
emergence of shape and form in flexible sheets and filaments. Sponsored by GSNP.

Table 55: Sid Redner, Santa Fe Institute
Non-equiiibrium and first-passage processes. Sponsored by GSNP.

Table 56: Nigel Goldenfeld, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Statistical Physics, Turbulence, Evolution and Ecology. Sponsored by GSNP.

Table 57: Arvind Murugan, University of Chicago
Learning without neurons. Sponsored by GSNP.

Table 58: Sidney Nagel, University of Chicago
Memories of matter. Sponsored by GSNP.

Table 59: Prof. Corey S. O'Hern, Yale University
Soft Matter Physics. Sponsored by GSNP.

Table 60: Gary S Grest, Sandia National Laboratories
Polymer Simulations. Sponsored by GSNP.