Spring 2021 Physics Colloquium

Thursday, February 25th
Codi Gharagouzloo, CEO of imaginostics

"Pushing the Frontiers of Medical Imaging Diagnostics with Quantitative Magnetic Resonance Imaging"

QUTE-CE MRI is a physics-based modality enabling new measurements of quantitative physiology that will change the paradigm of medical imaging. Dr. Gharagouzloo will explain how he invented the technology as a doctoral student at Northeastern University, further developed it as a postdoctoral fellow at Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School and is currently commercializing it as CEO of Imaginostics. Exciting science on imaging biomarkers applied to cancer and neurology will be presented, but more than that, Dr. Gharagouzloo will share lessons learned along the journey from student to scientist and entrepreneur.

Via Zoom (link was emailed to majors)

Wednesday, April 7th
Sigma Pi Sigma Induction Ceremony & Keynote Speaker
Sean Diamond '08 will present “Physics in the Era of Climate Change”

In the era of Climate Change, physics can help explain a lot about how the world works from predicting weather patterns, to powering the grid with renewable energy, to calculating how much warming will occur due to greenhouse gases emissions. Sean Diamond ’08 has built a career on renewable energy that started with internships at Dickinson College, involved climbing on roofs to install solar panels, and has led (so far) to helping drive the next generation of clean energy policy in New York and New England, which are consistently at the front of the pack when comes to deploying clean energy. In this keynote address, Sean will discuss how learning physics at Dickinson taught him how to understand the hidden ways that energy impacts everyday life, estimate or simulate just about anything, and use analogies to explain the complicated reasons why simple things happen.

Sigma Pi Sigma inductees - Andrew Tartaro '21 & Ali Siddiqui '21

Via Zoom (email will be sent to majors closer to event date)

Thursday, May 6th
New Majors Induction Ceremony
Join as as we induct our newest majors to the department

Via Zoom (email will be sent to majors closer to event date)