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Seminars 2012-2013

Fall 2012

Date Speaker (Affiliation) Title, Abstract, Presentation
Tuesday 18 September 2012 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 Watch the lecture Download slides: (PDF, PPT)
Wednesday 19 September 2012 Prof. Chan Joshi UCLA Shocks and Wakes in Plasmas Download slides: (PPTX) (embedded videos may only play on Mac)
Wednesday 3 October 2012 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 Prof. Mounir Laroussi Old Dominion University Plasma Medicine: Low Temperature Plasma as a Transformational Technology for the Healthcare Field Watch the lecture Download slides: (PDF)
Friday 12 October 2012 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 Download slides: (PDF) Video from the presentation (WMV) , Wisconsin Collaboratory for Enhanced Learning (WisCEL)
Friday 26 October 2012 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 Prof. Howard Milchberg University of Maryland The Extreme Nonlinear Optics of Air and Femto-second Optical Filamentation Watch the lecture Download slides: (PPT)
Monday 19 November 2012 Prof. James Van Dam Department of Energy and University of Texas at Austin The Scientific Challenge of Burning Plasmas Watch the lecture Download slides: (PPT)
Wednesday 5 December 2012 Dr. Yevgeny Raitses Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory Complex Phenomena in Magnetized Plasmas in the Presence of Electron Emission Watch the lecture Download slides: (PPT)

Winter 2013

Date Speaker (Affiliation) Title, Abstract, Presentation
Wednesday 23 January 2013 Prof. Adam Frank University of Rochester Stars, Disks and Jets: The View From The Telescope, The Computer and The Lab Watch the lecture Download slides: (PPTX)
Wednesday 30 January 2013 Prof. Jeffrey Hopwood Tufts University Microplasmas Excited by Microwave Frequencies Watch the lecture Download slides (PPTX)
Wednesday 20 February 2013 Prof. Merav Opher Boston University Exploring Plasma Effects at the Edge of the Solar System: Magnetic Reconnection in the Heliosheath and Heliopause Watch the lecture Download slides: (PPTX, 74 MB), (PDF, 14 MB)
Wednesday 13 March 2013 Prof. Mike Dunne Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory Laser Inertial Fusion Energy (LIFE) Watch the lecture Download slides: (PPTX, 235 MB), (PDF, 36 MB)
Wednesday 20 March 2013 Dr. Richard Hofer Jet Propulsion Laboratory, NASA Magnetic Shielding in Hall Thrusters: Breakthrough Space Propulsion Technology for the 21st Century Watch the lecture Download slides: (PPTX, 11 MB)
Wednesday 10 April 2013 Prof. Michael Shay University of Delaware Studying the Microphysics of Magnetic Reconnection in the Earth's Magnetosphere and the Solar Wind Watch the lecture Download slides (PPT)
Friday 17 May 2013 Prof. Chang Hee Nam Gwangju Institute of Science and Technology, Korea Relativistic Laser Science Research at CoReLS Watch the lecture Download slides: (PDF)