This colloquium series explores different aspects of both quantum and nanoscience with the aim of expanding participants’ thinking by spurring curiosity. You are welcome to join us as our distinguished guest scholars lecture about their cutting-edge research findings, compelling musings, and intellectual hedonism.

Registration is required, please register here.

Upcoming Events

June 2024
On-site (Center for Quantum Nanoscience) with live-streaming

Andrew Cleland

Title: Quantum control of surface acoustic wave phonons

07jun5:00 pm6:00 pmColloquium: Andrew ClelandThe University of Chicago5:00 pm - 6:00 pm KST Center for Quantum Nanoscience

June 2024
On-site (Center for Quantum Nanoscience) with live-streaming

Talal Mallah

Title: tba

17jun5:00 pm6:00 pmColloquium: Talal MallahUniversité Paris-Saclay5:00 pm - 6:00 pm KST Center for Quantum Nanoscience

Past Events

May 2024
On-site (Center for Quantum Nanoscience) with live-streaming

Markus Aspelmeyer

Title: Quantum sources of gravity: the next frontier of macrosopic quantum physics

07may5:00 pm6:00 pmColloquium: Markus AspelmeyerUniversity of Vienna5:00 pm - 6:00 pm KST Center for Quantum Nanoscience

April 2024
On-site (Center for Quantum Nanoscience) with live-streaming

Je-Geun Park

Title: Van der Waals magnets: a new platform for 2D magnetism

17apr5:00 pm6:00 pmColloquium: Je-Geun ParkSeoul National University5:00 pm - 6:00 pm KST Center for Quantum Nanoscience

Aug 2023
On-site (Center for Quantum Nanoscience) with Live-streaming

Alec Wodtke

Title: Condensed phase isomerization through tunneling gateways

11aug5:00 pm6:00 pmColloquium: Alec WodtkeMax Planck Institute for Multidisciplinary Sciences5:00 pm - 6:00 pm (KST) Center for Quantum Nanoscience

Aug 2023
On-site (Center for Quantum Nanoscience) with Live-streaming

Wilson Ho

Title: A Qubit-Based Quantum Microscope for Space-Time Sensing

16aug5:00 pm6:00 pmColloquium: Wilson HoUniversity of California, Irvine5:00 pm - 6:00 pm (KST) Center for Quantum Nanoscience

May 2023
On-site (Center for Quantum Nanoscience) with Live-streaming

Philip Kim

Title: Engineered quantum materials using van der Waals atomic layer heterostructures

17may3:00 pm4:00 pmColloquium: Philip KimHarvard University3:00 pm - 4:00 pm (KST) Center for Quantum Nanoscience

Feb 28th, 2023
On-site (Center for Quantum Nanoscience) with Live-streaming

Nicolas Lorente

Title: The Kondo effect as revealed by STM measurements

28feb5:00 pm6:00 pmColloquium: Nicolas LorenteCFM – Materials Physics Center5:00 pm - 6:00 pm (KST) Center for Quantum Nanoscience

Dec 2022
On-site (Center for Quantum Nanoscience) with Live-streaming

Harald Brune

Title: Exploring the Magnetic Quantum States of Single Surface Adsorbed Atoms

07dec5:00 pm6:00 pmColloquium: Harald BruneÉcole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL)5:00 pm - 6:00 pm (KST) Center for Quantum Nanoscience

Oct 2022
On-site (Center for Quantum Nanoscience) with Live-streaming

Jeremy Levy

Title: Correlated Nanoelectronics and the Second Quantum Revolution

17oct5:00 pm6:00 pmColloquium: Jeremy LevyUniversity of Pittsburgh5:00 pm - 6:00 pm (KST) Center for Quantum Nanoscience

May, 2022
Zoom (Online)

Ali Yazdani

Title: Correlation, Topology, and Unconventional Superconductivity in a Moiré Material

31may9:00 am10:00 amColloquium: Ali YazdaniPrinceton University9:00 am - 10:00 am (KST) ZOOM Application

February, 2022
Online (Zoom)

David Awschalom

Developing quantum systems with semiconductors and molecules

16feb10:00 am11:00 amColloquium: David D. AwschalomUniversity of Chicago10:00 am - 11:00 am (KST) / (Tuesday) Feb15th, 19:00 - 20:00 (CT) ZOOM Application

December, 2021
Online (Zoom)

Danna Freedman

Chemically enabled atomistic design of quantum systems

16dec10:00 am11:00 amColloquium: Danna FreedmanMassachusetts Institute of Technology10:00 am - 11:00 am (KST) / (Wednesday) Dec 15th, 21:00 - 22:00 (EST) ZOOM Application

August 17, 2021; GMT 8:00 / KST 17:00
Online (Zoom)

Arzhang Ardavan

Electric field control of spins in piezoelectrics, ferroelectrics, and molecules

17aug5:00 pm6:00 pmColloquium: Arzhang ArdavanClarendon Laboratory, University of Oxford5:00 pm - 6:00 pm KST / 8:00 - 9:00 (GMT) ZOOM Application



May 25, 2021; GMT 8:00 / KST 17:00
Online (Zoom)

Andrea Morello

Quantum information and quantum foundations with spins in silicon

25may5:00 pm6:30 pmColloquium: Andrea MorelloUniversity of New South Wales5:00 pm - 6:30 pm KST ZOOM Application



March 23, 2021; GMT 8:00 / KST 17:00

Lieven Vandersypen

Quantum Computation and Simulation
– Spins inside

23mar5:00 pm6:00 pmColloquium: Lieven VandersypenDelft University of Technology5:00 pm - 6:00 pm KST ZOOM Application



November 24, 2020; GMT 7:00 / KST 16:00

Junho Suh

Nanomechanical oscillators for quantum technology

24nov4:00 pm5:00 pmJunho SuhKorea Research Institute of Standards and Science (KRISS)4:00 pm - 5:00 pm KST ZOOM Application