Physics Fest March 11, 2016  Add To Calendar

  • Date(s): Friday, 3/11 9:30 AM to Friday, 3/11 5:30 PM
  • Speaker:
  • Host: Hyowon Park, Tim Imbo, Randall Espinoza (Physics Fest Organizers)
  • Campus Address: 2214 SES (Science and Engineering South)
Continental Breakfast 8:30 am – High Bay Conference Room SES 2620

Session 1: 9:00 – 10:40 am (Chair: Hyowon Park)
09:00 am David Hofman - Welcome & Opening Words.
09:20 am Andreas Schroeder: Emission physics of laser-driven planar photocathodes.
09:40 am Tigran Kalaydhzhan: Low frequency gravitational wave searches with Doppler satellite tracking.
10:00 am John Van Dyke: Current flow through nanoscale heavy fermion systems.
10:20 am Mandana Hajizadehmotlagh: Can Quantum Dots Change Your Life? Small Scale, Massive Impact.

10:40 am COFFEE – SES 2620

Session 2: 10:50 am – 12:10 pm (Chair: Anjum Ansari)

11:00 am Dirk Morr: The Evolution of Complexity.
11:20 am Erica Liu: The effects of antidepressants on model membrane systems.
11:40 am

Xin An: Nonperturbative RG Approach to Lee-Yang and Spinodal Singularities.

Arijita Mukherjee: Transmission Electron Microscopy and First Principle Studies Investigating
Intercalation Phenomenon of Vanadium Pentoxide cathode.
UIC Physics Club: Physics Club and Radio Telescope report.

12:30 – 1:30 pm LUNCH – SES 2620

Session 3: 1:30 – 3:00 pm (Chair:  Randall Espinoza)

1:30 pm Mark Schlossman: Voltage-tunable nanoparticle ordering at liquid interfaces.
1:50 pm Sagnik Chakraborty: Twisting/unwinding fluctuations in DNA with mismatches reported by
novel FRET probes.
2:10 pm Kiminad Mamo: Holographic Connection Between String Theory and the Real World.
2:30 pm Ben Rickman: Exploring New Objective Lenses for Pulsed Electron Microscopy.
2:45 pm Benny Wah: Lipid transfer energetics between free-standing and solid supported membranes: reconciling discrepancies.

3:00 pm COFFEE – SES 2620

Session 4: 3:20 – 5:00 pm (Chair: Robert Klie)

Ho-Ung Yee: Anomalous Transport Phenomena in Quark-Gluon Plasma.
Hui Wang: Susy.
Mitchell Connolly: Base Pair fluctuations as a Possible Mitigator of DNA Kinking.
Liang Hong: MXene Nanoribbons.
Martin Winslow: STILL plenty of room at the bottom.

5:15 pm PIZZA – SES 2214