Physics Fest April 14, 2017  Add To Calendar

  • Date(s): Friday, 4/14 8:30 AM to Friday, 4/14 6:00 PM
  • Speaker:
  • Host: Hyowon Park and Randall Espinoza (Physics Fest Organizers)
  • Campus Address: 2214 SES (Science and Engineering South)
Continental Breakfast 8:30 am – High Bay - 2620 SES

Session 1: 9:00 - 10:40 am (Chair: Park) 
09:00am David Hofman - Welcome & Opening Words.
09:20am Ursula Perez: Lipids Motion and the Energy it Takes to Get Them “there”.
09:40am Ronald Joniak: Neutron Star Mergers and the R-process. 
10:00am Saheli Sarkar: Electronic Structure and Defects in Iron Chalcogenide (FeSe1-xTex) Superconductors. 
10:20am Arijita Mukherjee: Transmission Electron Microscopy Investigation of Ion Intercalation in Vanadium Oxide Polymorphs.

10:40 am COFFEE –  High Bay - 2620 SES

Session 2: 11:00 am – 12:30 pm (Chair: Espinoza) 

11:00am Juan Carlos Campuzano: Understanding Complex States of Matter. 
11:20am Martin Graham: Imaging the Spatial Form of a Superconducting Order Parameter via Josephson Scanning Tunneling Spectroscopy. 
11:40am Deginet Admassu: Fabrication and Characterization of MOEMS based Fabry-Perot Filters in Mid wave infrared (MWIR) region.
12:00pm Janki Brahmbhatt: The Milkomeda Merger.

12:30 – 1:30 pm LUNCH –  High Bay - 2620 SES

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

1:30pm Claudio Ugalde: The Gamma-Ray Sky From Aluminum-26 as a Signature of Nucleosynthesis in Massive Stars.
1:50pm Xin Zhen: Fundamental Physics of Photovoltaic Solar Cells. 
2:10pm Zillay Khan: Probing the Quark Gluon Plasma (QGP) using Strange Hadrons. 
2:30pm Priyanka Samanta: Molecular Dynamics Simulations of Claudin Architecture Predicts Chargeand Size- Selectivity of Paracellular Pores.

3:00 pm COFFEE – High Bay - 2620 SES

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

3:20pm Richard Cavanaugh: (Hidden) Symmetries of the Vacuum: Exploring Phenomena Across 40 Orders of Magnitude.
3:40pm Ryan Sellers: IR Detectors: A Light in the Dark. 
4:00pm Xuan Hu: Nanoscale Thermometry for Graphene and TMDs. 
4:20pm Shiyong Li: Longitudinal Electric conductivity in Strong magnetic field in pQCD.

5:15 pm DINNER– 2214 SES

Physics Fest 2017 - Schedule