The Research Conference meets every Friday morning, when classes are in session, from 9:15-10:15 a.m. in room 214 Mudd. Faculty presentations take place during the fall semester and graduate student presentation take place during the spring semester.
Spring 2019 Coordinator: Prof. Kui Ren
Jiao Li, Applied Mathematics (advisor: Kyle Mandli)
"The h-box method for shallow water equations"
Lorenzo Toniazzi, Probability and PDEs (advisor: Qiang Du)
"Random walks, space-time dependence and dielectric relaxation"
Long Yang, Materials Science & Engineering (advisor: Simon Billinge)
"Atomic Pair Distribution Function (PDF) Analysis of Multiferroic Iron Doped Barium Titanate Nanocrystals"
Hwi Lee, Applied Mathematics (advisor: Qiang Du)
"Nonsymmetric Nonlocal Gradient Operators and their Applications"
John Brooks, Plasma Physics (advisor: Michael Mauel)
"Overview of Tokamak Fusion and Preliminary Results of Mode Suppression Through Direct Sourcing of Electrical Currents"
Adam Overvig, Applied Physics (advisor: Nanfang Yu)
"Expanding our control of light with dielectric metasurfaces"
Jessie Oehrlein, Applied Mathematics & Atmospheric Science (advisor: Lorenzo Polvani)
"Distinct Impacts of El Niño and Stratospheric Sudden Warmings on Wintertime Climate"
Songsheng Tao, Applied Physics (advisor: Simon Billinge)
"Atomic pair distribution function analysis of differently synthesized Zirconium phosphates"
Aaron Michelson, Materials Science & Engineering (advisor: Oleg Gang)
"Defects and Dislocations of Self Assembled Nanoparticle Superlattices"
Owen Evans, Applied Mathematics (advisor: Marc Spiegelman)
“Modeling hydration reactions in the oceanic lithosphere”
No Seminar (Spring Break)
Mel Abler, Plasma Physics (advisor: Michael Mauel)
"Experimental Characterization of Energy Transfer by Three-Wave Coupling in 2D Plasma Turbulence"
Jyotirmoy Mandal, Applied Physics (advisor: Yuan Yang)
"Optically Dynamic Porous Polymers for Optical and Thermal Management"