Spring 2024 Semester

Date: Wednesday, 10- Jan 2024
Time: 4:00 pm
Speaker:  Carlos Yero 
Title:     Exploring the Deuteron Repulsive Core
Host:     John Philip

Date: Wednesday, 17- Jan 2024
Time: 4:00 pm
Speaker:  Santiago Solares
                 Professor, St. Albert The Great Chair in Engineering
                 Department of Mechanical Engineering
                 The Catholic University of America 
Title:      Strain-induced electronic structure and functionality changes in 2D Materials -
               Understanding the nanomechanical underlying mechanisms governing strain engineering

Host:     John Philip

Date: Wednesday, 24 - Jan 2024
Time: 4:00 pm
Speaker:   Grzegorz Kalicy
Title:      How to blast a detector? Utilizing Geant4 and Pythia to investigate
                    the effectiveness of the hpDIRC system at the ePIC detector    

Host:   John Philip  

Date: Wednesday, 31 - Jan 2024
Time: 4:00 pm
Speaker:   Mainak Singha
Title:      Jet-Driven Outflow in a Radio-Quiet AGN

Host:   Tommy Wiklind

Date: Wednesday, 7 - Feb 2024
Time: 4:00 pm
Speaker:   Steve Kraemer
                  Professor, Department of Physics
                  Director, Institute for Astrophysics and Computational Sciences
Title:      Active Galactic Nuclei - Supermassive Black Hole Powered Engines

Host:   John Philip

Date: Wednesday, 14 - Feb 2024
Time: 4:00 pm
Speaker:   Liutauras Rusaitis
                  Postdoctoral Researcher 
                  The Catholic University of America 
                  NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
Title:      The Formation of the Ring Current in Multi-Scale Simulations

Host:   Gangkai Poh 

Date: Wednesday 21- Feb 2023
Time: 4:00 pm
Speaker:     Jonathan Brashear 
                     PhD Physics Graduate Candidate 
                     The Catholic University of America                        
Title:         Exploring the Circumstellar Environments of AGB Stars with Optical Interferometry
Host:         John Philip

Date: Wednesday 28 - Feb 2023
Time: 4:00 pm
Speaker:     Dr. Biplab Pal                           
Title:         TBA
Host:         Abhijit Sarkar

Date: Wednesday 6 - March -2024
Time: 4:00 pm
Speaker:     Dr. Nazma Islam
                     Assistant Research Scientist
                     CSST University of Maryland Baltimore County
                     NASA Goddard Space Flight Center                                    
Title:            Exploring the Hot and the Energetic Universe
Host:           Duilia F. de Mello   

Date: Wednesday 20 - March -2024
Time: 4:00 pm
Speaker:     Anna Trindade Falcão, Ph.D.
                    Astrophysicist
                   (HEA/SAO)
                   Center for Astrophysics | Harvard & Smithsonian                                
Title:           TBA
Host:           Steve Kraemer  

Date: Wednesday 27 - March -2024
Time: 4:00 pm
Speaker:     Trevor Lipscomb
                    Director, The Catholic University of America Press
                    The Catholic University of America
Title:           TBA
Host:           John Philip

Date: Wednesday, 3- April -2024
Time: 4:00 pm  
Speaker:   Wei-Jie Sun
                  Space Science Lab
Title:        TBA
Host:        Gangkai Poh

Date: Wednesday, 10- April -2024
Time: 4:00 pm  
Speaker:   Denny M. Oliveira
                  Post Doctoral Researcher 
                  University of Maryland Baltimore County
                  NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
Title:        TBA
Host:        Gangkai Poh

Date: Wednesday, 24- April -2024
Time: 4:00 pm  
Speaker:   Gangkai Poh
                  Research Associate Professor
                  The Catholic University of America 
                  NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
Title:        TBA
Host:        Gangkai Poh