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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.

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Fall 2016

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Date,
Time, Location

Speaker (Affiliation)

Title, Abstract

Monday
19 September 2016
12:00 - 1:00 pm
2166 Dow

Dr. Vyacheslav (Slava) Lukin
National Science Foundation

Plasma Physics at the National Science Foundation

Download slides: (PDF, 15.0 MB)

Monday
19 September 2016
3:00 - 4:00 pm
2422 SRB

Magnetic Reconnection in the Lower Solar Atmosphere
Joint CLaSP-MIPSE seminar

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Wednesday
21 September 2016
3:30 - 4:30 pm
1005 EECS

Prof. James Drake
University of Maryland

Electron and Ion Heating, Acceleration and Energy Partition During Magnetic Reconnection

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Download slides: (PPTX, 154.0 MB), (PDF, 5.8 MB)

Wednesday
5 October 2016
3:30 - 4:30 pm
1005 EECS

Prof. Luís Silva
Instituto Superior Técnico, Lisbon, Portugal

In Silico Plasmas under Extreme Conditions: from Particle Accelerators to Pair Plasmas in Pulsars

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Download slides: (PPTX, 196.0 MB), (PDF, 55.1 MB)

Wednesday
19 October 2016
3:30 - 4:30 pm
1005 EECS

Prof. Troy Carter
University of California-Los Angeles

Overview of Research Using the Basic Plasma Science Facility at UCLA

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Download slides: (PDF, 30.9 MB)

Wednesday
30 November 2016
3:30 - 4:30 pm
1005 EECS

Prof. David Meyerhofer
Los Alamos National Laboratory

High Energy Density Physics at Los Alamos National Laboratory

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Download slides: (PPTX, 55.9 MB, PDF, 5.1 MB)

Friday
2 December 2016
4:00 - 5:00 pm
G906 Cooley

Prof. Vandana Miller
Drexel University

Plasma Onco-Immunotherapy: From Laboratory to the Clinic
Joint NERS-MIPSE seminar

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Download slides: (PPTX, 220.0 MB, PDF, 37.9 MB)

Wednesday
7 December 2016
3:30 - 4:30 pm
1005 EECS

Dr. André Anders
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

Plasma Diagnostics of Sputtering Magnetrons from DC to HiPIMS Modes

Wednesday
7 December 2016
12:00 - 1:00 pm
2505 GGBL

Getting Published: From Understanding to Mastering the Publication Process in a Peer-Reviewed Journal

Winter 2017

Date,
Time, Location

Speaker (Affiliation)

Title, Abstract

Wednesday
8 March 2017
3:30 - 4:30 pm
1005 EECS

Dr. Matthew Gomez
Sandia National Laboratories

Wednesday
22 March 2017
3:30 - 4:30 pm
1005 EECS

Prof. Gianluca Gregori
University of Oxford, UK

Wednesday
5 April 2017
3:30 - 4:30 pm
1005 EECS

Dr. Colleen Marrese-Reading
Jet Propulsion Laboratory

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

Slava Lukin

Slava Lukin with Mark Kushner, 09/19/2016

James Drake

James Drake with Sue Lepri, 09/21/2016

Luis Silva

Luís Silva with Mark Kushner, 10/05/2016

Troy Carter

Troy Carter with Mark Moldwin, 10/19/2016

David Meyerhofer

David Meyerhofer with Mark Kushner, 11/30/2016

Vandana Miller

Vandana Miller with John Foster, 12/02/2016

Andre Anders

André Anders with Mark Kushner, 12/07/2016