Please join us as we welcome Prof. Nicholas Curro, professor of Physics at the University of California, Davis, on Thursday, September 27, 2012 at 4pm in our newly remodeled lecture hall, Mendocino Hall, room 1015. Dr. Curro's talk is, "Exploring Electron Correlations at the Nanoscale with Nuclear Magnetic Resonance."
Following a BA from Rice University in 1993, Dr. Curro earned his PhD degree from the University of Illinois with Charlie Slichter in 1998. From 1998-2007 he worked in the Condensed Matter and Thermal Physics group at Los Alamos National Laboratory, and moved to Davis, CA in 2008. He is a fellow of the American Physical Society, and specializes in nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) of condensed matter. He is particularly interested in using NMR to probe strongly correlated electron systems such as the heavy fermions.