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Graduate Program

Graduate Recruiting Weekend

Friday, March 1st - Saturday, March 2nd

Friday --

12:00pm - 1:00pm --  Welcome Lunch with Faculty and Graduate Students,

Rettner Atrium (Enter Morey Hall from the Quad, left to find elevator or stairs down to Rettner Atrium)


1:00pm - 1:50pm --   Program Introduction by Professor Lynne Orr, Director of Graduate Studies,

Rettner Atrium, (Enter Morey Hall from the Quad, left to find elevator or stairs down to Rettner Atrium)


2:00pm - 4:00pm --  Faculty Office Hours in Bausch and Lomb (B&L - Faculty Offices) -

List of available faculty will be updated here. You will be pre-assigned to faculty based on your interest areas however, schedule changes are welcome as you narrow in on your interests.

Professor Segev BenZvi, Astroparticle Physics, B&L 405

Professor Dan Bergstralh, Biophysics, Hutchison Hall 326B

Professor Eric Blackman, Astrophysics, 2:00- 3:30 only

Professor Rip Collins, High Energy Density Physics, B&L 202

Professor Regina Demina, High Energy Physics, B&L 367, from 2:30 - 3:30 only

Professor Jopseh Eberly, Quantum Optics, B&L 321

Professor Dustin Froula, Plasma Physics, B&L 375

Professor Aran Garcia-Bellido, High Energy Physics, B&L 406

Professor Gourab Ghoshal, Condensed Matter Physics, B&L 464

Professor Pierre Gourdain, Plasma Physics, B&L 456

Professor Steve Manly, High Energy Physics, B&L 203E

Professor Kevin McFarland, High Energy Physics, B&L 416

Professor John Nichol, Condensed Matter Physics, B&L 158

Professor Patrick Oakes, Biological Physics, B&L 420

Professor Judy Pipher, Astrophysics, B&L 422

Professor Alice Quillen, Astrophysics, B&L 424

Professor Sarada Rajeev, Condensed Matter Physics, B&L 351

Professor Frank Wolfs, Astroparticle Physics, B&L 203A 

Professor Stephen Wu, Condensed Matter Physics, Hopeman 340                       

(A/AP: Astrophysics,  BP: Biophysics, CM: Condensed Matter, HEP: High Energy Physics,

LLE: Laboratory for Laser Energetics, PL: Plasma/Lasers, QO: Quantum Optics)


4:15pm - 5:45pm -- Faculty and Graduate Student Research Seminars 

Speakers TBD


6:00pm -- Dinner with Faculty and Graduate Students, Rettner Atrium Catered by Dinosaur BBQ

Saturday -- 

8:00am -- Breakfast at hotel (served from 8:00am through 8:45am)

               Meet in hotel lobby by 8:45am for van rides to campus

9:00 am -- Walking tours of campus, starting off at B&L Lobby

10:00 am -- Lab Tours and Poster Sessions in Bausch and Lomb

Astrophysics poster session

Bigelow Cooling and Trapping Lab Tour

Cellular BiophysicsLab

Extreme State Physics Laboratory

High Energy Physics Poster Session

LUX/LZ Dark Matter Laboratory, 

Silicon devices for high energy physics

Surface Science Lab

12:30 pm -- Lunch in B&L 208 and B&L Lobby and B&L 271 Commons Room

1:45pm  - Driving tour of Rochester and popular living areas, meet van drivers in B&L Lobby

3:00pm -  Talks and Tours at the Laboratory for Laser Energetics 

6:00pm -- Dinner at the LLE Formula One (pasta bar)

Sunday -- Departure. Check with hotel front desk in advance for taxi service or shuttle service to airport, train station or bus station.