Fall 2021 Semester


Date: Wednesday, 1-Sept 2021
Time: 4:00 pm
Speaker:  Christopher Gassen
                 Physics Graduate Student
Title:        Magnetic Skyrmions in Magnetic Multilayer Systems
Host:       John Philip 

Date: Wednesday, 8-Sept 2021 
Time: 4:00 pm
Speaker:   Dr. Harold Szu
                  Research Ordinary Professor, BME Dept, CUA
                  Fellows of AIMBE, INNS, IEEE, OSA, SPIE, Academician RAS                
Title:         Can Slow and Fast Thing (In the Sense of 2002 Nobel Laureate Daniel Kahneman
 [& Amos Tversky] be coded as Artificial Intelligence (AI?)  Not yet but we can emulate the emotion with 5G smartphones
Host:       John Philip

Date: Wednesday, 15-Sept 2021
Time: 4:00 pm
Speaker:  Scott Mathews
                  Physicist & Materials Scientist 
                 U.S. Naval Research Laboratory
Title:   Hysteresis Branch Crossing and the Stoner-Wohlfarth Model
Host:   John Philip

Date: Wednesday, 22-Sept 2021
Time: 4:00 PM
(Refreshments served at 3:45)
Speaker:  Anna Trindade Falcão
                 Physics Graduate Student
Title:   Tracking X-ray Outflows with Optical Footprints
Host:  John Philip

Date: Wednesday 29-Sept-2021 
Time: 4:00 pm
(Refreshments served at 3:45)
Speaker:  Bea Gallardo-Lacourt
                 NASA Postdoctoral Fellow
Title:         STEVE, a Mysterious Subauroral Optical Structure
Host:   Robert Robinson

Date: Wednesday 6-Oct-2021 
Time: 4:00 pm
(Refreshments served at 3:45)
Speaker:  Glyn A. Collinson, Research Associate
Title:     From a Rough Sketch to the Rocketship, Building Things for Spaceflight is Hard

Host:      Steve Kraemer
Location:  This meeting will be held on Zoom.  Please link here to join.

Date: Wednesday, 13-Oct-2021
Time: 4:00 pm  
Speaker:  Dr. Nathan Roth
                 NASA Godddard Space Flight Center
                 Astrochemistry Laboratory
Title:  Studying Comets with Alma
Host: Steve Kraemer

Date: Wednesday 20-Oct-2021 
Time: 4:00 pm
Speaker:  Kevin F. Forbes
                 University College Dublin, Ireland
                 The Catholic University of America   
Title:     Hourly Temperature Data do not support the Views of the Climate Deniers,
  Sceptics, and Trivializers: Evidence from Barrow Alaska      
Host:       John Philip

Date: Wednesday 27-Oct-2021 
Time: 4:00 pm
Speaker:   Helen McDonough
Title:          Monte Carlo Simulation of Electron Transport in Silicon
Host:    John Philip    

Date: Wednesday 3-Nov-2021 
Time: 4:00 pm
Speaker: John Yoritomo
                Naval Research Laboratory, Acoustics Division
Title: Slow Dynamic Nonlinear Elasticity in Unconsolidated Granular Systems
Host:   Steve Kramer

Date: Wednesday 10-Nov-2021
Time: 4:00 pm
Speaker:    Daniel Webb
Title:     The Quest to Dynamicize Metasurface Holography
Host:        John Philip

Date: Wednesday 17-Nov-2021
Time: 4:00 pm
Speaker:   Jason Beedle
Title:  Exploring the Physical Mechanisms of the Dayside Magnetopause Current System
Host: Vadim Uritsky

Date: Wednesday 1-Dec-2021 
Time: 4:00 pm
Speaker: Gioia Rau, Research 
                Research Scientist, NASA/GSFC
                Research Assistant Professor, CUA
Title:        Panchromatic Explorations of Evolved Stars and Exoplanets 
Host:       Duilia de Mello