Research Conference 2017-2018

Fall 2017 Coordinator: Renata M. M. Wentzcovitch
 

9/15/17
Latha Venkataraman, Solid State Physics
“Single-Molecule Circuits with Inorganic Clusters”
&
Kyle Mandli, Applied Mathematics
"Computational Approaches to Storm Surge"

9/22/17
Renata Wentzcovitch, Materials Science & Engineering
“Ab initio simulations of planet forming minerals”
&
Nanfang Yu, Solid State Physics
"Flat Optics"

9/29/17
I. Cevdet Noyan
, Materials Science & Engineering
"Saint Venant’sPrinciple and its implications for Diffraction Strain Analysis"
&
Marc Spiegelman
, Applied Mathematics
"The ENKI project: integrating computational thermodynamics and geodynamics"

10/6/17
Lorenzo Polvani, Applied Mathematics
"Seasonal weather prediction for the North Atlantic and Eurasian sectors: disentangling El Nino from stratospheric sudden warmings"
&
Alexander Gaeta, Solid State Engineering
"Quantum Random Number Generation Using Nonlinear Photonics”

10/13/17
Yuan Yang
, Materials Science & Engineering
"Visualization and Rational Design of Electrolyte for Advanced Energy Storage"
&
Inigo Urteaga, Applied Mathematics
"The multi-armed bandit: from slot-machines to medicine"

10/20/17
Katayun Barmak, Materials Science & Engineering
"Interconnects Beyond Cu"
&
Irving Herman
, Solid State Physics
"Nanomaterials, Optics, and the TBoH"

10/27/17
Aron Pinczuk, Solid State Physics
“Artificial Semiconductor Nanostructures”
&
Simon Billinge, Materials Science & Engineering
"Materials have a genome? Who knew? And who cares?"

11/3/17
J. Thomas Vaughan, Biomedical Engineering in the Mortimer B. Zuckerman Mind Brain Behavior Institute 

“MR research at Columbia”
&
Oleg Gang, Solid State Physics / Chemical Engineering 

“Self-Assembled Nanoscale Systems: from Designed Phases to Targeted Functions”

11/10/17
Donsub Rim, Applied Mathematics
"Model reduction for hyperbolic problems: towards fast prediction of inundation patterns"
&
Adam Sobel
, Applied Mathematics
"Tropical intra-seasonal oscillations"

11/17/17
William Bailey, Materials Science & Engineering
&
Daniel Bienstock
, IEOR/Applied Mathematics
"Variance-reduction in electrical transmission"

11/24/17
No seminar (Thanksgiving Break)

12/1/17
Michael Tippett, Applied Mathematics
"Changes in the statistics of U.S. tornado reports"
&
Andrew Cole, Plasma Physics
"Boundary layers, shape, and tokamak stability"
 

Spring 2018 Coordinator: Alexander L. Gaeta
 

2/9/18 (9:45 AM - Special Time)
John Brooks, Plasma Physics, Prof. Michael Mauel’s Group
"Active control of plasma mode rotation in Tokamaks"

2/16/18 - no seminar

2/23/18
Dr. Giacomo Lovat, Solid state Physics, Prof. Latha Venkataraman Group
"Electronic structure and charge transport in N-heterocyclic carbenes on Au.

3/2/18
Prof. Guy Stella, Biological Sciences
"The causes of quantitative genetic variation"

3/9/18
Zane Martin, Atmospheric Science, Prof. Adam Sobel's Group
"Modeling the Interaction of the MJO and QBO"
&
Bernard Lipat, Atmospheric Science, Profs. George Tselioudis & Lorenzo Polvani's Groups
"Timescales of climate changes"

3/16/18 - no seminar (Spring Break)

3/23/18 - no seminar 

3/30/18
Shaowen Chen, Physics, Cory Dean's Group
"Gate defined structures in graphene"
&
Yi Lin, Solid State Physics, Prof. Richard Osgood's Group
"Unoccupied states in oxygen-intercalated quasi-free-standing graphene on Ir(111)"

4/6/18

Shangmin Xiong, Materials Science & Engineering, Prof. I.C. Noyan's Group
"Correlating real space deformation parameters with strain values obtained from X-ray diffraction of nanoparticles"
&
Mehmet Hazar Seren, Materials Science & Engineering, Prof. I.C. Noyan's Group
"Evaluation of critical length via Saint Venant's Principle for Residual Stress Measurement"

4/13/18
Jyotirmoy Mandal, Applied Physics, Prof. Yuan Yang's Group
"Using the Sky to Cool Man-Made Structures - A Return to Polymers and Simplicity"
&
E-Dean Fung, Solid State Physics, Prof. Latha Venkataraman's Group
"Charge transport in single-molecule junctions in electrochemical environment"

4/20/18
Lingjie Du, Solid State Physics, Prof. Aron Pinczuk's Group
"Emerging many-body effects in semiconductor artificial graphene with suppressed disorder"
&
Mengjie Yu, Solid State Physics, Prof. Alex Gaeta'a Group
“Chip-based mid-infrared frequency combs and its application for spectroscopy”

4/27/18
Mel Abler, Plasma Physics, Prof. Michael Mauel's Group
"Experimental Studies of 2D Turbulence in a Laboratory Dipole Plasma"
&
Sai Sunku, Applied Physics, Prof. Dimitri Basov's Group
"Plasmonic effects in twisted bilayer graphene"


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