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South Carolina, 29424
 
Physics & Astronomy
Colloquium/Seminar
1999 (FALL'99)
We often  have joint meetings with
Biology Dept.  Seminar
Geology Dept.  Seminar
Mathematics Dept.   Colloquium
Chemistry/BioChemistryDept. Seminar
We had great speakers in 1998
We plan more for 2000
HAPPY NEW YEAR 1999
1999 
FEBRUARY 
19 
FRIDAY 
2:00PM 
SCIC 123
ERIC MAZUR
APS CENTENNIAL SPEAKER
Gordon McKay Professor of Applied Physics and
Professor of Physics 
Harvard University
Department of Physics
UNDERSTANDING OR MEMORIZATION: ARE WE TEACHING THE RIGHT THING?
Alternative title: Why waste time? Turn your lectures into discussions!
1999
APRIL
08 
THURSDAY 
3:00 PM
SCIC  126
 
PHYSICS & ASTRONOMY DEPARTMENT
FACULTY & STUDENTS
ATTENDEES OF THE CENTENNIAL 
American Physical Society Meeting
(Atlanta, GA. March 21 26)
P H Y S I C S   A T   T H E   M I L L E N N I U M:
THE MOST EXCITING EXPERIENCES
1999
APRIL
26 
MONDAY 
4:00 PM
SCIC  123
 Alexander Shnirelman
Professor of the
Tel-Aviv University
1999 visiting prof. at
Princeton University
FLUID FLOW 
IN A VERY NON-HOMOGENEOUS 
POROUS MEDIUM

FALL 1999

 1999
October
01
FRIDAY 
3:00 PM
SCIC 123
Ananda Shastri, PhD
Medical University of South Carolina

"Do They Really Need 

Physicists at MUSC?"

1999
October
08
FRIDAY 
3:00 PM
SCIC 123
Joint with Mathematics Dept. Colloquium

Ilya A. Vakser
Assistant Professor of Pharmacology 
Department of Cell and Molecular Pharmacology 
Medical University of South Carolina 

Computational Analysis of

Protein Interactions
1999
October
22
FRIDAY 
3:00 PM
SCIC 123
D. Wesley Corson, Ph.D
Department of Pathology and Lab Medicine
Medical University of South Carolina 

VITAMIN      A

  The Remarkable Signaling Molecule of Vision

1999
October
26
TUESDAY 
3:00 PM
SCIC 125
Co-sponsored by the
Russian Studies Program
 Michael T. Ryan, 
Ph.D., C.H.P. 
Member of the National Council of Radiation Protection and
Measurements (NCRP)

Associate Chair, 
Associate Professor
College of Health Professions
Department of Health Administration and Policy

Medical University of South Carolina 

Health Physics and Health Effects Studies 

at The Russian Nuclear Weapons  Facilities
1999
October
29
FRIDAY 
3:00 PM

Maybank Hall
Room 223 

Joint with Mathematics Dept. Colloquium

Emmanuil Agrest, Ph. D.

Associate professor 
Johnson and Wales University 

Adjunct professor 
Deptartment of Mathematics
College of Charleston 

 

Air bubble collapse in liquid. 

An asymptotic solution of the differential equation.
1999
November
17
WEDNESDAY 
2:00 PM
SCIC 123
Mauro Giavalisco Ph.D
Space Telescope Science Institute
OBSERVING 
THE EVOLVING UNIVERSE
1999
December
03
FRIDAY 
3:00 PM

TBA

Joint with Mathematics Dept. Colloquium

Brenton LeMesuurier


Dissipation in Singular Blow-up Solutions of the Nonlinear Schroedinger
Equation




 
COLLOQUIUM/SEMINAR Coordinator: Dr. Mikhail M. Agrest
Phone: (843) 953-1-359
Fax: (843) 953-4824
Office:  Bell Building # 401
You can reach me by e-mail at: 
agrestm@cofc.edu (Mikhail Agrest)
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