Fall 2019 Semester

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Spring 2019 Semester

Date: Wednesday, 16-Jan 2019
Time: 4:00 pm
(Refreshments served at 3:45)
Speaker: Dr. Grzegorz Kalicy
Title:   Closer Look at Challenges Before Building DIRC Detector
Host:  Dr. John Philip

Date: Wednesday 23-Jan-2019
Time: 4:00 pm
(Refreshments served at 3:45)
Speaker:  Dr. Adolfo F Viñas (NASA Goddard Space Flight Center)
Title:   Kinetic Scale Plasma Waves Measured by the MMS/Fast Plasma Investigation
Host:  Robert Robinson

Date: Wednesday 30-Jan-2019 
Time: 4:00 pm
(Refreshments served at 3:45)
Speaker:  Anna DeJong
Title:  The Aurora and Its Coupling to Magnetospheric Dynamics
Host:  Robert Robinson

Date: Wednesday 6-Feb-2019 
Time: 4:00 pm
(Refreshments served at 3:45)
Speaker:  Gioia Rau
Title:   How to Tackle a Giant Star: Multi-Wavelength Studies of Cool, Evolved Stars
Using HST and VLTI 
Host:  Steven Kraemer

Date: Wednesday 13-Feb-2019 
Time: 4:00 pm
(Refreshments served at 3:45)
Speaker:  Sonya Lyatsky
Title:   Field-Aligned and Ionospheric Currents. Simulation Results.

Host:  Steven Kraemer

Date: Wednesday 20-Feb-2019 
Time: 4:00 pm   POSTPONED
(Refreshments served at 3:45)
Speaker:  Arkaprabha Sarangi
Title:   Role of Supernovae as the Producers of Cosmic Dust
Host:  Steven Kraemer

Date: Wednesday 27-Feb-2019 
Time: 4:00 pm
(Refreshments served at 3:45)
Title:  The Effect of Ultrasmall Grain Sizes on the Thermal Conductivity of
Nanocrystalline Silicon Thin Films
Speaker:  B. Jugdersuren (NRL)
Host:   John Philip

Date: Wednesday 6-Mar-2019 
Time: 4:00 pm
(Refreshments served at 3:45)
Speaker:   Dr. Arkaprabha Sarangi
Title:           Role of Supernovae as the Producers of Cosmic Dust
Host:       Steven Kraemer  

Date: Wednesday 20-Mar-2019 
Time: 4:00 pm
(Refreshments served at 3:45)
Speaker: Matthew Abernathy (NRL)
TitleGravitational Wave Detection and the Surprising Sensitivity Limits Driven by Amorphous Materials
Host:  John Philip

Date: Wednesday 27-Mar-2019 
Time: 4:00 pm
(Refreshments served at 3:45)
Speaker:    Ryan McGranaghan
Title:      Data Science and a New Scientific Frontier in Geospace: Addressing the Full Data Life-Cycle   
Host:         Robert Robinson

Date: Wednesday 3-April-2019 
Time: 4:00 pm
(Refreshments served at 3:45)
Speaker:  Emily Mason
Title:  Magnetic Origins of Cool Plasma in the Sun’s Corona (Or, Rainy Days on the Sun)
Host:  Vadim Uritsky

Date: Wednesday 10-April-2019 
Time: 4:00 pm
(Refreshments served at 3:45)
Speaker: Andres Vargas (PhD Candidate)
Title:   TBA
Host:  Dr. John Philip

Date: Wednesday 17-April-2019 
Time: 4:00 pm
(Refreshments served at 3:45)
Title:  TBA
Speaker:  Dr. Nicholas Mecholsky
Host: Dr. Ian Pegg