Date: Thursday, November 7, 2019
Location: Tate 473
The speaker for the November CFF meeting will be Dr. Yohannes Abate, UGA Associate Professor of Physics. A native of Ethiopia, he received his Ph.D. in physics at the U. of Iowa, was a postdoctoral fellow at the U. of California, Berkeley and the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, and served on faculty at California State, Long Beach and Georgia State before coming to UGA as an associate professor in 2017. Dr. Abate studies the fundamental properties of nanoscale materials to lay the foundation for advanced optical and electronic technologies. His topic will be “The Debate and What is at Stake” (abstract below).