Bruce Barrett Retirement Fest
Forty Seven Years of Nuclear Physics at the University of Arizona
April 28, 2017

Scientific Program: 2-5 pm
ENR2 Building Rm S210

Reception: 5-6:30 pm
ENR2 Building Rooftop

Dinner: 7pm
Kingfisher
2564 East Grant Road
Scientific Session
Chair: Sean Fleming (UArizona)
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2:00 PM Opening of scientific session

2:05 PM (45 min) James Vary (Iowa State)
"50 years of winding roads leading to a predictive theory of nuclear structure"

2:50 PM (15min) Lene Jaqua (Colorado Christian University)
"Writing for Physics: Clear, Coherent, Credible Communication"

Break

3:10 PM (45 min) Wick Haxton (UC-Berkeley & UCSD)
"Amusing analogies between nuclear physics and the fractional quantum Hall effect"

3:55 PM (15min) Michael Kruse (LLNL)
"Beyond the ground-state energy: Extending the shell model to reactions and electromagnetic response functions"

Break

4:15 PM (45 min) Bira van Kolck (Arizona and Orsay)
"Bruce's effective interactions"

5:00 PM Remarks and closing scientific session