Research Conference 2016-2017


Fall 2016 Coordinator: Yuan Yang
Spring 2017 Coordinator: Alexander Gaeta

9/9/16
Latha Venkataraman
, Solid State Physics
"Single-Molecule Electronics"
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Nanfang Yu, Solid State Physics
"Flat Optics"

9/16/16
Michael Mauel, Plasma Physics
"Observations as a new Editor-in-Chief"
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Oleg Gang, Solid State Physics & Materials Science
"Self-Assembly by Design"

9/23/16
Adam Sobel, Atmospheric Science
"Are Hurricanes Getting Stronger?"
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I. Cevdet Noyan, Materials Science & Engineering
"Anatomy of a Diffraction Experiment"

9/30/16

Simon Billinge
, Materials Science & Engineering
"Nanostructure challenges and successes, from 16th Century warships to 21st Century Energy"
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Irving Herman, Solid State Physics
"The Optics of 2D Nanostructures: Now You See Them, Now You Don’t (and vice versa)"

10/7/16
Kyle Mandli, Applied Mathematics
"How Computational Mathematics Can Solve the Big Questions in Storm Surge Prediction"

10/14/16 - No seminar

10/21/16
Marc Spiegelman, Applied Mathematics
"Flow, react, crack: computational methods for reactive fluid flow in solid Earth science"
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Lorenzo Polvani, Applied Mathematics
"Understanding recent Antarctic temperature trends"

10/28/16 - No seminar

11/4/16
Yuan Yang, Materials Science & Engineering
"Electrochemical Materials for Energy Application"

11/11/16
Francesco A. Volpe, Plasma Physics
"Liquid Metal Walls"
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Alexander Gaeta , Solid State Physics & Materials Science
"Temporal Magnification and Compression of Light"11/18/16
Michael Tippett, Applied Mathematics
"Extreme Tornado Outbreaks"
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Katayun Barmak, Materials Science & Engineering
"Metallic Films: Synthesis, Structure, Properties"

11/25/16 - No seminar (Thanksgiving Break)

12/2/16
Chris Marianetti, Materials Science & Engineering
"Materials science from first-principles"
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Andrew Cole Plasma Physics
"Boundary layers, shape, and tokamak stability"

12/9/16
William Bailey, Materials Science & Engineering
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Aron Pinczuk, Solid State Physics
"Nanostructured Semiconductors"

2/3/17
Haixing Li, Solid State Physics (Venkataraman Group)
"Mechanism for Si—Si Bond Rupture in Single Molecule Junctions"
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Seung-Yub Lee, Associate Research Scientist, Materials Science & Engineering (Noyan Group)
"Temperature measurement with neutron diffraction"

2/10/17
Mark England, Applied Mathematics (Polvani Group)
"Stratospheric ozone depletion and the Amundsen Sea Low"
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Bernard Lipat, Applied Mathematics (Tselioudis / Polvani Groups)
"Clouds and Climate"

2/17/17
Shangmin Xiong, Postdoctoral Research Scientist, Materials Science & Engineering (Noyan Group)
"X-ray diffuse scattering of nanoparticles"

2/24/17
Maxwell Terban, Materials Science & Engineering (Billinge Group)
"Total scattering characterization of thin films grown using low temperature, microwave-assisted synthesis"
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Giacomo Lovat, Postdoctoral Research Scientist, Applied Physics (Venkataraman Group)
"Charge transport in metal chalcogenide single-cluster junctions"

3/3/17
Yi Lin, Solid State Physics (Osgood Group)
"Use of Image Potential State to Probe Oxygen Intercalation in Gr/Ir Interface by Two-Photon-Photoemission Spectroscopy"
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Jyotirmoy Mandal, Applied Physics (Yang Group)
“Coloring across the visible to mid-infrared wavelengths: Some Ideas and Applications”

3/10/17

Shaowen Chen, Condensed Matter Physics (Dean Group)
“Electron Optics with Ballistic Graphene Junction”
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E-Dean Fung, Solid State Physics (Venkataraman Group)
"Light Enhanced Transport in Single-Molecule Junctions"

3/17/17 - No Seminar (Spring Break)

3/24/17
Wei Cao, Materials Science & Engineering (Bailey Group)
"Evaluation of Anisotropic Spin Pumping in the Py/Pt System"
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Jiao Li, Applied Mathematics (Mandli Group)
"GeoClaw: Coastal Flooding Simulations"

3/31/17
- No Seminar

4/7/17
Zhengqian Cheng, Materials Science & Engineering (Marianetti Group)
"Single-particle plus local reduced density matrix functional theory for fermionic lattice"
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Cheng-Chia Tsai, Applied Physics (Yu Group)
"Temperature Regulation of Butterfly Wings Using Radiative Cooling"

4/14/17
Soham Banerjee, Materials Science & Engineering (Billinge Group)
"Heterogeneity in nanoparticles: Characterizing chemical and structural heterogeneities when things get really small"
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Nan Shi, Applied Physics (Yu Group)
"Nano-Photonic Structures Discovered in Wild Comet Moth"

4/21/17
Peter Bullen, Solid State Physics/Optics (Osgood & Kymissis Groups)
"Spectroscopic Analysis of Whole Blood"
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Yaping Zhang, Solid State Physics (Venkataraman Group)
"Manipulating Single Molecular Junctions Using Electrochemical Environment"

4/28/17
Mel Abler, Plasma Physics (Mauel Group)
"Preliminary Measurements of Scrape-Off Layer Currents on HBT-EP"
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Sajan Shrestha, Applied Physics (Yu Group)
"Broadband Achromatic Metasurface Lenses"


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