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SEMINARS 2014-2015

Fall 2014

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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

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Winter 2015

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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

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Monday
26 January 2015
4:00 - 5:00 pm
335 West Hall

Dr. Damiano Caprioli
Princeton University

Joint Physics/MIPSE seminar

First-Principles Simulations of Particle Acceleration at Astrophysical Shocks

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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

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

Dr. Ronnie Shepherd
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

Extremely Difficult, Hard to Validate, Painful to Analyze (but Exciting!): Experiments Studying Radiation and Heat Transport of Laboratory Plasmas at near Astrophysical Conditions

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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

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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

Amy Wendt

Amy Wendt with Mark Kushner, 12/10/2014

Sarah Stewart

Sarah Stewart-Mukhopadhyay with Carolyn Kuranz, 01/14/2015

Donald Shiffler

Donald Shiffler with John Verboncoeur, 01/28/2015

Dan Goebel

Dan Goebel with John Foster, 02/11/2015

Ronnie Shepherd

Ronnie Shepherd with Mark Kushner, 03/11/2015

Patric Muggli

Patric Muggli with Alec Thomas, 03/18/2015