Colloquia, Seminars, and Lecture Series

Science on Hudson

Science on Hudson is a public lecture series covering various topics within the field of physics. Everyone is welcome. These talks are intended for a general audience. Lectures last approximately 60 minutes with time afterwards for questions/answers and discussions.

Physics Colloquia

Colloquia on various topics in the field of physics are given throughout the year. These colloquia are open to all who would like to attend.

Condensed Matter/Atomic, Molecular, and Optical Physics Seminars

Columbia is a central hub for ground-breaking condensed matter/atomic, molecular, and optical physics research. As such, researchers in the field from all over the world come to Columbia to share and discuss their research.

Graduate Student Seminars

This Graduate Student Seminar Series is tailored to introduce first-year graduate students to ongoing research in the Physics Department and related departments.

The Columbia Physics Graduate Student Seminars take place every Friday from 11:00 am - 1:00 pm during the Fall and Spring semesters unless otherwise announced.

High Energy Particle Seminars

Researchers at Columbia are involved with high energy particle physics research in collaborations all over the world. Often, fellow researchers or collaborators will come to Columbia to share their research in seminars.

Theory Seminars

Many breakthroughs in theoretical physics have been born here at Columbia. Theorists from all over the world come to Columbia to share and discuss their current research.

Community Round Table

The Columbia Physics Community Round Table (CRT) provides an open forum for discussions around issues of diversity, equity, and inclusion. These talks place an emphasis on providing engaging open-ended conversations that are intended to build a stronger department culture. In the end, this program seeks to amplify marginalized voices by both creating spaces for them to be heard and by developing a community that is more receptive to diverse perspectives.

Learn more about upcoming events.