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Seminars 2016-2017

Fall 2016

Date Speaker (Affiliation) Title, Abstract, Presentation
19 September 2016 Dr. Vyacheslav (Slava) Lukin National Science Foundation Plasma Physics at the National Science Foundation Download slides: PDF (15.0 MB)
Joint CLaSP-MIPSE seminar Magnetic Reconnection in the Lower Solar Atmosphere Download slides: PDF (25.7 MB)
21 September 2016 Prof. James Drake University of Maryland Electron and Ion Heating, Acceleration and Energy Partition During Magnetic Reconnection Watch the lecture Download slides: PPTX (154.0 MB), PDF (5.8 MB)
5 October 2016 Prof. Luís Silva Instituto Superior Técnico, Lisbon, Portugal Graduate Student Symposium - Special Seminar In Silico Plasmas under Extreme Conditions: from Particle Accelerators to Pair Plasmas in Pulsars Watch the lecture Download slides: PPTX (196.0 MB), PDF (55.1 MB)
19 October 2016 Prof. Troy Carter University of California-Los Angeles Overview of Research Using the Basic Plasma Science Facility at UCLA Watch the lecture Download slides: PDF (30.9 MB)
30 November 2016 Prof. David Meyerhofer Los Alamos National Laboratory High Energy Density Physics at Los Alamos National Laboratory Watch the lecture Download slides: PPTX (55.9 MB), PDF (5.1 MB)
2 December 2016 Prof. Vandana Miller Drexel University Joint NERS-MIPSE seminar Plasma Onco-Immunotherapy: From Laboratory to the Clinic Watch the lecture Download slides: PPTX (220.0 MB), (PDF (37.9 MB)
7 December 2016 Dr. André Anders Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Plasma Diagnostics of Sputtering Magnetrons from DC to HiPIMS Modes Watch the lecture Download slides: PDF (29.4 MB)
Getting Published: From Understanding to Mastering the Publication Process in a Peer-Reviewed Journal

Winter 2017

Date, Time, Location Speaker (Affiliation) Title, Abstract, Presentation
Wednesday 8 March 2017 3:30 - 4:30 pm 1005 EECS Dr. Matthew Gomez Sandia National Laboratories Magnetic Direct Drive Fusion Experiments on the Z Facility Watch the lecture Download slides: PPTX (24.2 MB), PDF (4.9 MB)
Friday 17 March 2017 4:00 - 5:00 pm G906 Cooley Prof. Ryan McBride University of Michigan Joint NERS-MIPSE seminar Magnetically Driven Implosions for Nuclear Fusion, Radiation Source Development, Laboratory Astrophysics, and High-pressure Material Properties Watch the lecture Download slides: PDF (15.1 MB)
Wednesday 22 March 2017 3:30 - 4:30 pm 1005 EECS Prof. Gianluca Gregori University of Oxford, UK Magnetic Field Amplification by Turbulence in High-power Laser Experiments
Wednesday 5 April 2017 3:30 - 4:30 pm 1005 EECS Dr. Colleen Marrese-Reading Jet Propulsion Laboratory Microfabricated Indium-fueled Electrospray Thruster Development
Wednesday 12 April 2017 3:30 - 4:30 pm 1005 EECS Prof. Benjamin Jorns University of Michigan Plasma Instabilities in Electric Propulsion Devices Watch the lecture Download slides: PDF (24.2 MB)