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Physics Faculty Travel to China

Professors Andrew Baden, Jim Gates, Xiandong Ji and Rabindra Mohapatra traveled to Beijing, China in June. Together, they participated in a meeting hosted by The Institute for High Energy Physics entitled, "Workshop on Possible Parity Restoration at High Energy." Individually, they each held presentations, interacted with colleagues or met with university officials.

Additionally, Professor Jordan Goodman and Andrew Smith, Research Scientist, traveled to Tibet and Beijing to participate in a separate research activity.

To view images from their trip, click here.


Professor Gates Travels to South Africa

Jim Gates, Professor , visited South Africa to give a plenary address to the South African Institutes of Physics (their equivalent to the American Physical Society). Additionally, he will visit the African Institute for the Mathematical Sciences.




Professor Jacobson returns from giving several talks in Europe

Ted Jacobson, Professor, was invited to give plenary talks at seven meetings this summers. As of July, he has accepted invitations to give the following four lectures:

Journees Tourangelles de Relativite
Tours, France
01 June 2007

Vienna Symposium on the Foundations of Modern Physics
Vienna, Austria
08 June 2007

From Quantum to Emergent Gravity: Theory and Phenomenology
Trieste, Italy
14 June 2007
"The Status of Einstein-Aether Theory"

Peyresq Physics 12
The Macro and Micro Structure of Spacetime Peyresq
Peyresq, France
20 June 2007
"Black Hole Entanglement Entropy Regulated in a Freely Falling Frame"

Additionally, on June 5, 2007, he gave the following seminar at Cambridge University, in the Department of Applied Maths and Theoretical Physics: "Lorentz violation and black hole thermodynamics"




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