Physics Fest April 10, 2015  Add To Calendar

  • Date(s): Friday, 4/10 8:30 AM to Friday, 4/10 6:00 PM
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  • Host: Yee(Chair), Espinoza, Sivananthan
  • Campus Address: 2214 SES (Science and Engineering South)
Continental Breakfast 8:30 am – High Bay Conference Room SES 2620

Session 1: 9:00 – 10:20 am (Chair: Sivalingam Sivananthan)
09:00 am  David Hofman - Welcome & Opening Words.
09:20 am Wai-Yee Keung - Lamb Shift and Hyperfine Structure in Muonic Hydrogen.
09:40 am  Paul Turner - Search for High-Mass Resonant Top Quark-Antiquark Pair Production in Lepton+Jets Events in 8 TeV pp Collisions at CMS.
10:00 am  Saheli Sarkar - Transport equivalent networks at the nanoscopic or atomic scale.
10:20 am   InSPIRE -  InSpire Presentation.

10:40 am COFFEE – SES 2620

Session 2: 10:50 am – 12:10 pm (Chair: Ho-Ung Yee)

11:00 am  Claudio Ugalde - Nuclear Astrophysics with bubble chambers.
11:20 am  Adam Schuman - Micro-phases at the Liquid-Liquid Interface Imaged by Brewster Angle Microscopy.
11:40 am 

Canhui Wang - Atomic Resolution Study of Chemical, Physical and Biological Problems in Graphene Liquid Cells. 

12:00
pm
Tuo Li - Emission properties of elemental metal photocathodes.
12:20 
pm
 Physics Club Report on Radio Telescope Project.

12:30 – 1:30 pm LUNCH – SES 2620

Session 3: 1:30 – 3:00 pm (Chair:  Ho-Ung Yee)

1:30 pm   Hyowon Park - The DFT+DMFT study of the metal-insulator transition in transition metal oxides.
1:50 pm  Bo Ling - Stochastic Hydrodynamics and Heavy-Ion Collisions.
2:10 pm  Jorjethe Roca - RNA pseudoknot folding pathways elucidated with laser temperature jump
2:30 pm  Anirudha Menon - Cholesterol Transport and Fokker-Planck diffusion.
2:45 pm  Ondrea Clarkson - Sensitivity studies of the 23Na(α,p)26Mg reaction rate and its effect on the production of 26Al in massive stars.

3:00 pm COFFEE – SES 2620

Session 4: 3:20 – 5:00 pm (Chair: Randall Espinoza)

3:20
pm 
 Robert Klie - Atomic-scale characterization of energy storage and conversion materials.
3:40
pm 
Yadav Pandit - Azimuthal Correlation in Heavy Ion Collision.
4:00
pm 
Klas Karis - Cholesterol behavior in lipid membranes: connecting MD simulations and experiments. 
4:20
pm 
Chris Buurma - From first principles to device modeling.
4:40
pm 
Xin Zheng - Fabrication and Characterization of CdTe-Based Thin Film Solar Cells.

5:15 pm PIZZA – SES 2214

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