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Seminars 2020-2021

Fall 2020

Considering the uncertainty of the pandemic situation, the MIPSE Executive Committee has decided to conduct all MIPSE seminars in the Fall 2020 Semester virtually. A link to the Zoom meeting will be sent to the MIPSE community a day before each seminar; to join the mailing list, or to request accessibility accommodations, please send an email to mipse-central@umich.edu.

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Date, Time, Location Speaker (Affiliation) Title, Abstract, Presentation
Wednesday 30 September 2020 Virtual seminar Prof. Jorge Rocca Colorado State University Relativistic Nanophotonics: Creating Extreme Plasma Conditions and Fields with Ultrafast Lasers Presentation: PDF (164 MB) Video recording Audio transcript
Wednesday 21 October 2020 Virtual seminar Dr. Derek Schaeffer Princeton University Early Career Lecturer seminar Bringing Cosmic Shock Waves Down to Earth Google calendar iCal
Wednesday 4 November 2020 Virtual seminar Dr. Frank Graziani Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory Quantum Hydrodynamics and Rayleigh-Taylor Instability Google calendar iCal
Wednesday 18 November 2020 Virtual seminar Dr. Sarah Nelson National Nuclear Security Administration Lasers, Z Pinches, and Nuclear Weapons: The Importance of Plasma Physics to the NNSA Google calendar iCal
Wednesday 2 December 2020 Virtual seminar Prof. Stephanie Diem University of Wisconsin-Madison Exploring Transformative Startup Solutions for Magnetically Confined Fusion Plasmas Google calendar iCal

Winter 2021

Date, Time, Location Speaker (Affiliation) Title, Abstract, Presentation
Wednesday 27 January 2021 Dr. Nicola Fox NASA Heliophysics Division Joint MIPSE-Space Institute seminar Journey to the Sun
Wednesday 10 February 2021 Prof. Justin Little University of Washington Early Career Lecturer seminar
Wednesday 10 March 2021 Dr. Sedina Tsikata CNRS, Orléans, France
Wednesday 24 March 2021 Dr. Richard Gottscho Lam Research Rethinking the Art of Plasma Etch
Wednesday 15 April 2021 Prof. Andrei Smolyakov University of Saskatchewan, Canada