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Seminars 2019-2020

Fall 2019

Date Speaker (Affiliation) Title, Abstract, Presentation
Wednesday 18 September 2019 3:30 - 4:30 pm 1005 EECS Dr. Andrea Schmidt Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory Simulation-Guided Design of a MegaJoule Dense Plasma Focus Download slides: PDF (3 MB)
Wednesday 2 October 2019 3:30 - 4:30 pm 1005 EECS Dr. Wensheng Huang NASA Glenn Research Center Plasma Diagnostics Package for Studying High-Power Hall Thrusters in Flight Watch the lecture Download slides: PDF (3 MB), PPTX (4 MB)
Wednesday 16 October 2019 3:30 - 4:30 pm 1005 EECS Prof. Bruce Locke Florida State University Hydroxyl Radicals in Gas-Liquid Water Plasma Reactors Watch the lecture Download slides: PDF (5 MB), PPTX (39 MB)
Wednesday 13 November 2019 3:50 - 4:50 pm 1005 EECS Dr. Joachim Birn Space Science Institute Joint MIPSE-Space Institute seminar Substorms, Dipolarization, and Particle Acceleration in the Magnetosphere Watch the lecture Download slides: PDF (19 MB), PPTX (594 MB)
Friday 22 November 2019 4:00 - 5:00 pm G906 Cooley Dr. Evdokiya (Eva) Kostadinova Baylor University Joint NERS-MIPSE seminar Alice In-Between Worlds: The Wonderland of Dusty Plasma
Wednesday 4 December 2019 3:30 - 4:30 pm 1005 EECS Prof. Philip Bucksbaum Stanford University The Schwinger Plasma: An Experimental Program to Study the Plasmas That Exist Inside the Vacuum Watch the lecture Download slides: PDF (4 MB), PPTX (46 MB)

Winter 2020

Date, Time, Location Speaker (Affiliation) Title, Abstract, Presentation
Wednesday 15 January 2020 3:30 - 4:30 pm 1005 EECS Dr. James Polk NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory Will this Thruster Get Us to Europa? Modeling Ion Engine Erosion and Quantifying Lifetime Margins and Uncertainty
CANCELED Wednesday 11 March 2020 3:30 - 4:30 pm 1005 EECS Dr. Richard Gottscho Lam Research CANCELEDRethinking the Art of Plasma Etch
CANCELED Wednesday 18 March 2020 3:30 - 4:30 pm 1005 EECS Dr. Frank Graziani Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory CANCELEDQuantum Hydrodynamics and Warm Dense Matter
CANCELED Wednesday 22 April 2020 3:30 - 4:30 pm 1005 EECS Dr. Derek Schaeffer Princeton University CANCELEDEarly Career Lecturer seminar Bringing Cosmic Shock Waves Down to Earth
CANCELED Wednesday 29 April 2020 3:30 - 4:30 pm Room TBD Dr. Nicola Fox NASA Heliophysics Division CANCELEDJoint MIPSE-Space Institute seminar Journey to the Sun