Research Conference 2002-2003

Fall 2002 Coordinator: Gerald Navratil
Spring 2003 Coordinator: Guillaume Bal
 



9/6/02
Gerald Navratil, Applied Physics
"Major Next Step in Fusion Energy: How to Proceed"
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Irving Herman, Applied Physics
"From Truman to Bush II: From Diapers to Lasers to Nanocrystals"

9/13/02
Michael Mauel, Applied Physics
"Opportunities in Plasma Physics"
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Adam Sobel, Applied Mathematics
"Why There Will Probably be Forest Fires in Indonesia"

9/20/02
Thomas Pedersen, Applied Physics
"Exotic Plasmas on Magnetic Surfaces"
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C. K. Chu, Applied Mathematics
"Science, Research, Teaching & Aging"

9/27/02

Guillaume Bal, Applied Mathematics
Title Not Available
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Thomas Marshall, Applied Physics
"Acceleration of Electrons to Very High Energy Wake Fields"

10/4/02
Allen Boozer, Applied Physics
Title Not Available
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Jean-Luc Thiffeault, Applied Mathematics
"Turbulent Polymers"

10/11/02
Chris Wiggins, Applied Mathematics
"Biomathematics@Columbia"
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Siu-Wai Chan, Materials Science and Engineering
Title Not Available

10/18/02
Gavin Schmitt, Applied Mathematics
"Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About GCMs
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Feng Zhang, Materials Science and Engineering
"Lattice Parameter Change in Nanoparticles"

10/25/02

Richard Scott, Applied Mathematics
"Wave Breaking in the Stratosphere"

11/1/02
Amiya Sen, Applied Physics
"Basic Experiments on Plasma Transport in Columbia Linear Machine
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William Bailey, Materials Science and Engineering
Title Not Available

11/8/02
Marc Spiegelman, Applied Mathematics
"Highway to Hell: Flow Localization Mechanisms in Magna Dynamics"
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David Maurer, Applied Physics
"Resistance Wall Mode Feedback Experiments on HBT-EP"

11/5/02
Stephen O'Brien, Materials Science and Engineering
"Nano"
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Samar Khatiwala, Applied Mathematics
"Enhanced Sensitivity of Persistent Events to Weak Forcing in Dynamic & Stochastic Systems:
Implications for Climate Change"

11/22/02
Aron Pinczuk, Applied Physics
"Illuminating Electron Liquids in Quantum Structures"
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Richard Osgood, Applied Physics
"Nanophotonics: An Overview of the Osgood Group"

12/6/02
Anastasia Papavasiliou, Applied Mathematics
"Parameter Estimation in Stochastic Filtering"
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Cory Cates, Applied Physics
"Resistive Wall Mode Feedback on the HBT-EP Tokamak"

1/24/03
Dmitry Maslovsky, Applied Physics
"Phase-Space Holes and Frequency Sweeping in a Dipole Confined Plasma"

1/31/03
Charles Kerbage, Applied Mathematics
"Microfluidic Optical Fibers"
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Bo Zhou, Applied Mathematics
"Nonlinear Shallow Water Stg Numerical Solutions on the Equatorial Beta-Plane"

2/7/03
Mikhail Shilov, Applied Physics
"Measurement of Tokamak Plasma Response to External Resonant Perturbations"
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Hans Cho, Materials Science and Engineering
"The Microcrystalline Mode of Solidification in Pulse-Laser Melted Thin Films of Silicon"

2/14/03
Reha Cakmur, Applied Mathematics
"The Effect of Small Scale Circulations on Dust Emission"
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Matthew Witten, Applied Mathematics
"Topics in Magnetic Resonance Imaging of Polymer Gels for Verification of Radiation Doe Distributions"

2/21/03
Scott Gianelli, Applied Mathematics
"A Comparative Analysis of Aerosal & Gas Retrievals Using Mfrsr & Rss Data"
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Mohammad Islam, Applied Physics
"Electrophoretic Deposition of Unpatterned/Patterned Nanocrystal Films"

2/28/03
Sam Burns, Applied Mathematics
"The Numerical Solution of the Weak Temperature Gradient Equations for Tropical Atmospheric Flow
in a Nonlinear Quasi-Equilibrium Circulation Model"
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Kui Ren, Applied Mathematics
"Generalize Diffusion Model in Optical Tomography with Clear Layers"

3/7/03
Ryan Roth, Applied Physics
"Crystal Ion Slicing, Binary Superimposed Gratings, and Other Tales From The 13th Floor"
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Cristina Perez, Applied Mathematics
"Modeling Coupled Ocean-Atmosphere Phenomena In The Tropical Pacific"

3/14/03
Phil Allen, Applied Physics
"Anderson Localization, Heat Conduction, and Atomic Vibrations in Glasses"
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Anothy Del Genio, Applied Mathematics
"Convection And Lightning On Jupiter"

3/28/03
Stephanie Grancharov, Materials Science and Engineering
"Transfer of Monodiperse Magnetic Iron Oxide Nanparticles into Aqueous Media &
Cooperative Assembly With Block Copolypeptides"
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Pegasus Fang, Applied Mathematics
"Channeling Instabilities & Magma Dynamics"

4/4/03
Lili Cheng, Materials Science and Engineering
"Dopants for Independent Control of Precessional Frequency & Damping in Permalloy"
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Zuoming Zhu, Materials Science and Engineering
"Reactions Of Organosulfur Compounds With Si(100)"

4/11/03
Yi Gu, Materials Science and Engineering
"Cdse/Znbese Mbe-Grown Self-Assembled Quantum Dots: Size, Cd Composition & Phonon Coupling"
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James Dickerson, Applied Physics
"Electronic Field Control of Molecules and Nanocrystals with Nanoscale Electrodes"

4/18/03
Micahel Jung, Applied Mathematics
"Melt Localization By Deformation"
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Sheyum Syed, Applied Physics
"Cyclotron Resonance Line Splitting in 2d"

4/25/03
Sergey Shchelkunov, Applied Physics
"Experimental and Numerical Studies of Dielectric Wakefield Acceleration Devices"
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Nicolae Panoiu, Applied Physics
"Meta-Materials with Negative Refraction Index: Properties and Applications"

5/2/03
Hajung Song, Materials Science and Engineering
"Magnetic Damping In Bilayer Thin Films"
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Xuan Gao, Applied Physics
"Metallic Behavior Of 2d Holes In Gsas Quantum Well"


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