Spring 2020 Semester

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Fall 2019 Semester

Date: Wednesday, 28-Aug 2019
Time: 4:00 pm
(Refreshments served at 3:45)
Speaker: Dr. Aldofo F. Vinas 
                 (NASA Goddard Space Flight Center)
Title:   New Perspectives on a 70 Years Old Problem:
                 Kinetic Stimulation study of Landau Damping

Host:  Dr. Robert Robinson

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

Date: Wednesday 11-Sept-2019 
Time: 4:00 pm
(Refreshments served at 3:45)
Speaker:  Dr. Vadim Uritsky
                  The Catholic University of America
Title:  Avalanche Models of Coronal Loop Heating and Cooling: 
 Is the Sun Heated by a Domino Effect?

Host:  Dr. John Philip

Date: Wednesday 18-Sept-19 
Time: 4:00 pm
(Refreshments served at 3:45)
Speaker:  Richard Trotta
                   Ph.D. Candidate
                  The Catholic University of America
Title:   Insights on 3D Nucleon Structure through Kaons
Host:  John Philip

Date: Wednesday 25-Sept-2019 
Time: 4:00 pm
(Refreshments served at 3:45)
Speaker:  Burcu Kosar
                (NASA Goddard Space Flight Center)

Title:   Above the Clouds:  Lightning Sprites

Host:  Robert Robinson

Date: Wednesday 2-Oct-2019 
Time: 4:00 pm   
(Refreshments served at 3:45)
Speaker:  Dr. Mattia Di Mauro
                  (NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center)
Title:   Multi-Messenger Approach for the Interpretation of Cosmic Electron
and Positron Fluxes
Host:  Tommy Wiklind

Date: Wednesday 9-Oct-2019 
Time: 4:00 pm
(Refreshments served at 3:45)
Title:  Energization, Loss, and Variability of Electrons and Protons in
Earth's Radiation Belts: Observations, Physical Processes, and Measurement Techniques
Speaker:  Ashley Greeley
                  The Catholic University of America
Host:   John Philip

Date: Wednesday 16-OCT-2019 
Time: 4:00 pm
(Refreshments served at 3:45)
Speaker:   Dr. Diego Turo -
                   Catholic Univ. Dept. Mechanical Engineering
                   Director, Aerospace Engineering Concentration

Title: How Weather and Environment Can Change the Way Sound Propagates in the Atmosphere
Host:       Dr. John Philip  

Date: Wednesday 23-Oct-2019 
Time: 4:00 pm
(Refreshments served at 3:45)
Speaker: Luiz Fernando Guedes dos Santos 
                 The Catholic University of America
TitleAuto-calibration and reconstruction of SDO’s Atmospheric Imaging Assembly channels with Deep Learning
Host:  John Philip

Date: Wednesday 30-Oct-2019 
Time: 4:00 pm
(Refreshments served at 3:45)
Speaker:    Michael Kirk
Title:      At the Intersection of Science and Data Science
Host:         Vadim Uritsky

Date: Wednesday 6-Nov-2019 
Time: 4:00 pm
(Refreshments served at 3:45)
Speaker:  Salina Ali
Title:  TBA
Host:  TBA

Date: Wednesday 13-Nov-2019 
Time: 4:00 pm
(Refreshments served at 3:45)
Speaker:  Dr. Grzegorz Kalicy
Title:   Mirror, Mirror in the Hall, Who's the Kaon of Them All
Host:  John Philip

Date: Wednesday 20-Nov-2019 
Time: 4:00 pm
(Refreshments served at 3:45)
Title:  TBA
Speaker:  Martin Cordiner
Host: Steven Kramer