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SEMINARS 2012-2013

Fall 2012

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Date,
Time, Location

Speaker (Affiliation)

Title, Abstract

Tuesday
18 September 2012
1:30 - 2:30 pm
1017 Dow

Prof. David Graves
University of California, Berkeley

Biomedical Applications of Ambient Gas Plasma: The Confluence of Redox Biology and Plasma Science
Jointly sponsored by MIPSE and the Dept. of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering

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Wednesday
19 September 2012
4:00 - 5:00 pm
1311 EECS

Prof. Chan Joshi
UCLA

Shocks and Wakes in Plasmas

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Wednesday
3 October 2012
3:15 - 4:15 pm
Michigan State University
1345 Engineering Building
428 S. Shaw Ln., East Lansing

Prof. Konrad Gelbke
Michigan State University

From NSCL (National Superconducting Cyclotron Facility) to FRIB (Facility for Rare Isotope Beams) at MSU

Wednesday
10 October 2012
4:00 - 5:00 pm
1311 EECS

Prof. Mounir Laroussi
Old Dominion University

Plasma Medicine: Low Temperature Plasma as a Transformational Technology for the Healthcare Field

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Friday
12 October 2012
4:00 - 5:00 pm
White Auditorium (G906 Cooley)

Prof. John H. Booske
University of Wisconsin-Madison

Back to the Future: 21st Century Instruction Innovations
Jointly sponsored by MIPSE and the Dept. of Nuclear Engineering and Radiological Sciences

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Wisconsin Collaboratory for Enhanced Learning (WisCEL)

Friday
26 October 2012
12:00 - 1:00 pm
1121 LBME

Dr. Chris Ridgers
University of Oxford, UK

Exploring QED-Plasmas with High-Intensity Lasers
Jointly sponsored by MIPSE and the Center for Ultrafast Optical Science (CUOS)

Wednesday
7 November 2012
4:00 - 5:00 pm
1311 EECS

Prof. Howard Milchberg
University of Maryland

The Extreme Nonlinear Optics of Air and Femto-second Optical Filamentation

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Monday
19 November 2012
3:00 - 4:00 pm
1013 Dow

Prof. James Van Dam
Department of Energy
and University of Texas at Austin

The Scientific Challenge of Burning Plasmas

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Wednesday
5 December 2012
4:00 - 5:00 pm
1311 EECS

Dr. Yevgeny Raitses
Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory

Complex Phenomena in Magnetized Plasmas in the Presence of Electron Emission

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Winter 2013

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Date,
Time, Location

Speaker (Affiliation)

Title, Abstract

Wednesday
23 January 2013
4:00 - 5:00 pm
1017 Dow

Prof. Adam Frank
University of Rochester

Stars, Disks and Jets: The View From The Telescope, The Computer and The Lab

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Wednesday
30 January 2013
4:00 - 5:00 pm
1017 Dow

Prof. Jeffrey Hopwood
Tufts University

Microplasmas Excited by Microwave Frequencies

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Wednesday
20 February 2013
4:00 - 5:00 pm
1017 Dow

Prof. Merav Opher
Boston University

Exploring Plasma Effects at the Edge of the Solar System: Magnetic Reconnection in the Heliosheath and Heliopause

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Wednesday
13 March 2013
4:00 - 5:00 pm
1017 Dow

Prof. Mike Dunne
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

Laser Inertial Fusion Energy (LIFE)

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Wednesday
20 March 2013
4:00 - 5:00 pm
1017 Dow

Dr. Richard Hofer
Jet Propulsion Laboratory, NASA

Magnetic Shielding in Hall Thrusters: Breakthrough Space Propulsion Technology for the 21st Century

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Wednesday
10 April 2013
4:00 - 5:00 pm
1017 Dow

Prof. Michael Shay
University of Delaware

Studying the Microphysics of Magnetic Reconnection in the Earth's Magnetosphere and the Solar Wind

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Friday
17 May 2013
4:00 - 5:00 pm 1200 EECS

Prof. Chang Hee Nam
Gwangju Institute of Science and Technology, Korea

Relativistic Laser Science Research at CoReLS

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

Chan Joshi

Chan Joshi with Alec Thomas, 09/19/2012

Mounir Laroussi

Mounir Laroussi with Mark Kushner, 10/10/2012

Chris Ridgers

Chris Ridgers with Alec Thomas, 10/26/2012

Howard Milchberg

Howard Milchberg with Carolyn Kuranz, 11/07/2012

Adam Frank

Adam Frank with Carolyn Kuranz, 01/23/2013

Adam Frank

Adam Frank, 01/23/2013

Jeff Hopwood

Jeff Hopwood with Mark Kushner, 01/30/2013

Merav Opher

Merav Opher with Mark Kushner, 02/20/2013

Mike Dunne

Mike Dunne with Alec Thomas, 03/13/2013

Richard Hofer

Richard Hofer with Alec Gallimore, 03/20/2013

Michael Shay

Michael Shay with Mark Moldwin, 04/10/2013

Chang Hee Nam

Chang Hee Nam, 05/17/2013