Workshops & Seminars

Seminars:

2017:

T.F. Heinz, “Controlling Excitons and the Valley Degree of Freedom in 2D semiconductors“, Valleytronics Workshop, Cambridge, MA, August 22-23, 2017.

2016:

S.C. Rand, “A New Twist on Electromagnetism for Energy Conversion“, Dept. of Physics, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH, February 4, 2016.

S.C. Rand, “Magnetism at optical frequencies in Natural Materials“, Dept. of Physics, Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, MI, February 16, 2016.

T.J. Marks, Light-Matter Interactions, Munib and Angela Masri Distinguished Lecturer, American University of Beirut, Beirut Lebanon, April 2016.

T.F. Heinz, “Two-dimensional materials – Graphene and Beyond,” Physics Colloquium, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, April 11, 2016.

T.J. Marks, Light-Matter Interactions, Chinese Academy of Sciences Institute of Nanotechnology, Bejing China, May 2016.

T.F. Heinz, “Seeing Electrons in 2D – Light/matter Interactions in Atomically Thin Semiconductors,” Workshop on Nanoscale Matter, Venice, Italy, September 18-23, 2016.

T.F. Heinz, “Atomically Thin Semiconductors and Heterostructures,” EU Graphene Flagship-US NSF Workshop – 2D Materials, Hererostructures and Devices, Manchester, UK, October 10-12, 2016.

S.C. Rand, “Energy Conversion & Optical Magnetism in a New Light“, Sensors & Materials directorates, Wright Patterson Air Force Base, Dayton, OH, October 24, 2016.

2015:

T.F. Heinz, “Optical Spectroscopy of Atomically Thin Semiconductors,” Conference on Physics of Quantum Electronics, Snowbird, UT, January 04-08, 2015.

T.F. Heinz, “Seeing Electrons in 2-Dimensions: Optical Spectroscopy of Atomically Thin Semiconductors,” Physics Colloquium, University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL, January 15, 2015.

T.F. Heinz, “Atomically Thin 2D Materials,” Materials Directorate, Air Force Research Laboratory, Dayton, OH, January 19, 2015.

T.F. Heinz, “Seeing Electrons in 2-Dimensions: Optical Spectroscopy of Atomically Thin Semiconductors,” Physics Colloquium, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA, January 26, 2015.

T.J. Marks, Light-Matter Interactions, Eyring Lecture, Arizona State University, Phoenix, AZ, February 2015.

Chernikov and T.F. Heinz, “Excitonic Effects in 2-Dimensional Semiconductors,” International Winter School on the Electronic Properties of Novel Materials, Kirchberg, Austria, March 08–14, 2015.

T.F. Heinz, “Optical Response of Graphene: From the THz to the UV,” Spring Meeting, Materials Research Society, San Francisco, CA, April 06-10, 2015.

T.F. Heinz, “2-Dimensional Materials: Graphene and Beyond,” Plenary Talk, Conference on Lasers and Electrooptics CLEO, San Jose, CA, May 11-15, 2015.

T.F. Heinz, “2-Dimensional Materials: Graphene and Beyond,” Plenary Talk, Workshop on Nanotube Optics and Spectroscopy, Kloster Banz, Germany, June 01-04, 2015.

T.F. Heinz, “Optical Properties of Atomically Thin Materials,” Optics of Surfaces and Interfaces (OSI), Austin, TX, June 29-July 03, 2015.

T.F. Heinz, “Optical Properties of Atomically Thin Semiconductor Layers and Heterostructures,” Fundamental Optical Properties of Semiconductors, Breckenridge, CO, August 03-07, 2015.

T.F. Heinz, “Optical Properties of 2D Semiconductors and Heterostructures,” Laser Science/FiO Meeting, San Jose, CA, October 19-22, 2015.

T.F. Heinz, “Atomically Thin Two-Dimensional Materials – Graphene and Beyond,” Material Science and Engineering Colloquium, Stanford University, October 02, 2015.

2014:

S.C. Rand, “Optical Magnetism: An Anecdote on Discovery in the 21st Century”, S.N. Bose National Center for Basic Sciences, Calcutta, India, January 13, 2014.

S.C. Rand, “Optical Magnetism: An Anecdote on Discovery in the 21st Century”, IITKGP Institute, Calcutta, India, January 16, 2014.

S.C. Rand, “New Science for Solar Energy?”, Dept. of Physics Colloquium, New Delhi, India, January 23, 2014.

S.C. Rand, “Optical Magnetism: Sustained Science for Sustainable Energy”, Amity University, Gurgaon, India, January 24, 2014.

S.C. Rand, “Sustainable Energy from Optical Magnetism?”, Dept. of Physics, University of Canterbury, Christchurch, NZ, April 4, 2014.

S.C. Rand, “Optical Magnetism for Solar Energy”, RIKEN, Saitama, Japan, April 25, 2014.

S.C. Rand, “Sustainable Solar Energy with Optical Capacitors?”, University of Michigan Sustainability Seminar.

T.J. Marks, Light-Matter Interactions, Frontiers in Molecular Sciences Lecturer/Professor, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China, May 2014.

T.J. Marks, Light-Matter Interactions, Distinguished Clean Energy Lecturer, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, June 2014.

2013:

T.J. Marks, Light-Matter Interactions, Bayer Lecturer, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, May 2013.

T.J. Marks, Light-Matter Interactions, Bayer Lecturer, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, October 2013.

Workshops:

2017:

S.C. Rand, J. Whitaker, D. Hagan, T. Marks, J. Kim, A. Lou, E. Dreyer, H. Chandrahalim, A. Shanker, T. Trinh, K. Makhal, L. Andre, and S. Yoon; MURI Ann Arbor Workshop, Univ. of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, June 12-13, 2017.

2016:

S.C. Rand, J. Whitaker, A. Fisher, D. Hagan, E. Van Stryland, S. Benis, and T. Marks; CREOL Workshop, Univ. of Central Florida, Orlando, FL, March 4, 2016.

Outreach:

2016:

S.C. Rand, “Expanding Technical Education in India”, Optics & Photonics News, June 2016, pp. 20-21.

2015:

The Michigan Light Project is a group of academics, industrialists, and artists who want to demonstrate the amazing aspects of light and energy in society as well as promote awareness that the State of Michigan is a worldwide hub of light-related industry, culture, and art.

  • Ann Arbor Summer Festival – Ann Arbor, MI – 30 June 2015 – We hosted a 3-hour-long optics demonstration/activity tent as part of this month-long community festival’s KidZone series. We interacted with over 200 people.
  • Back to the Bricks Festival – Flint, MI – 15 August 2015 – We hosted a daylong demonstration/activity tent as part of a multi-day automotive festival. We were a part of their Education Alley where participants could learn about automotive-related education and technology. We interacted with over 500 people and distributed many IYL promotional materials.
  • 150 Years of Maxwell’s Equations – Ann Arbor, MI – 20 November 2015 – We ran optics demonstrations during the cocktail hour of this symposium event. We interacted with approximately 80 college students and local IEEE industry members.

 

The Physics Demonstration Lab:

https://sharepoint.umich.edu/lsa/physics/demolab/Lists/Demonstrations

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