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SEMINAR SERIES

MIPSE sponsors a seminar series, inviting leading international researchers to the UM campus. MIPSE also co-sponsors seminars with departments on topics related to PSE.

Upcoming Seminars

Past Seminars

Fall 2014

Download Fall 2014 Seminar Schedule

Date,
Time, Location

Speaker (Affiliation)

Title, Abstract

Wednesday
17 September 2014
3:30 - 4:30 pm
1200 EECS

Prof. Paul Bellan
California Institute of Technology

Experimental Exploration of Dynamic, Astrophysically-Relevant MHD Plasmas

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Monday
29 September 2014
4:00 - 5:00 pm
335 West Hall

Prof. Brian W. O'Shea
Michigan State University (Sabbatical Visitor - UM Dept. of Astronomy)

Joint HEP/Astrophysics-MIPSE seminar
Galaxy Clusters: Laboratories for Extreme Plasma Physics

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Wednesday
8 October 2014
3:30 - 4:30 pm
1200 EECS

Prof. Gottlieb Oehrlein
University of Maryland

Graduate Student Symposium - Special Seminar
Low-Temperature Plasma Surface Interactions: Nanoscale Graphitic Film Formation, Atomic Layer Etching and Atmospheric Pressure Plasma Jet Modification of Biomolecules

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Wednesday
15 October 2014
3:30 - 4:30 pm
1200 EECS

Prof. Andrew Christlieb
Michigan State University

The Role of Benchmark Tests Problems and Developing High Order Kinetic Methods

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Wednesday
19 November 2014
3:30 - 4:30 pm
1200 EECS

Dr. Jonathan Poggie
The Air Force Research Laboratory

Numerical Modeling of Flow Control with Electrical Discharges

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Wednesday
10 December 2014
3:30 - 4:30 pm
1200 EECS

Prof. Amy Wendt
University of Wisconsin-Madison

Noninvasive Measurements of Plasma Parameters Via Optical Emission Spectroscopy


Winter 2015

Date,
Time, Location

Speaker (Affiliation)

Title, Abstract

Wednesday
14 January 2015
3:30 - 4:30 pm
1005 EECS

Prof. Sarah Stewart-Mukhopadhyay
UC Davis

Reaching the Extremes of Planet Formation: Shockwave Experiments in the Giant Impact Regime

Wednesday
28 January 2015
3:30 - 4:30 pm
1005 EECS

Dr. Donald Shiffler
The Air Force Research Laboratory

Fowler-Nordheim, Field Emission and Field Enhancement

Wednesday
11 February 2015
3:30 - 4:30 pm
1005 EECS

Dr. Dan Goebel
NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory

Asteroid Retrieval and Mining using High Power Electric Propulsion

Wednesday
11 March 2015
3:30 - 4:30 pm
1005 EECS

Dr. Ronnie Shepherd
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

TBD

Wednesday
18 March 2015
3:30 - 4:30 pm
1005 EECS

Dr. Patric Muggli
Max Planck Institute for Physics, Germany

Plasma Wakefield Acceleration of Charged Particles

In appreciation of their wonderful seminars, MIPSE speakers are presented with the official "MIPSE Mug".

Paul Bellan

Paul Bellan with Mark Kushner, 09/17/2014

Brian O'Shea

Brian O'Shea with Mark Kushner, 09/29/2014

Gottlieb Oehrlein

Gottlieb Oehrlein with Mark Kushner, 10/08/2014

Andrew Christlieb

Andrew Christlieb with Mark Kushner, 10/15/2014

Jonathan Poggie

Jonathan Poggie with Iain Boyd, 11/19/2014