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Graduate Program

Graduate Recruiting Weekend

Friday, February 23rd - Saturday, February 24th

Friday --

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

                                 Hawkins Carlson Room in Rush Rhees Library

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

                                Hawkins Carlson Room in Rush Rhees Library

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 here.                         

(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 - 5:15pm -- Faculty and Graduate Student Research Seminars 

6:00pm -- Dinner with Faculty and Graduate Students at the Laboratory for Laser Energetics (LLE), Catered by Dinosaur BBQ

Saturday -- 

8:00am -- Breakfast at hotel (served from 8:00am through 9:00am)

               Meet in hotel lobby by 9:00am for van rides

9:30 am -- Research Talks at the LLE

10:30am --OMEGA/OMEGA EP/MTW Tours at LLE

11:30am -- Lunch at the LLE

12:30pm -- High Energy Density Research talk - Professor Rip Collins

1:00pm -- Driving tour of Rochester and popular living areas

1:45pm -- Walking Tour of Campus, starting from B&L Lobby

2:30pm--  Lab Tours and Poster Sessions in Bausch and Lomb

Astrophysics poster session, Bigelow Cooling and Trapping Lab Tour, Extreme State Physics Laboratory

High Energy Physics Poster Session, LUX/LZ Dark Matter Laboratory, 

Silicon devices for high energy physics, Surface Science Lab

6:00pm -- Dinner - Hawkins Carlson Room, Rush Rhees Library, catered by 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.