Research Conference 2004-2005

Fall 2004 Coordinator: Michael Weinstein
Spring 2005 Coordinator: Michael Mauel


I.C. Noyan, Materials Science and Engineering
"Mapping Deformation Fields in Integrated Circuit Metallization"
Marc Spiegelman, Applied Mathematics
"Computational Challenges in Solid Earth Dynamics: Current Work and Future Visions"

William Bailey, Materials Science and Engineering
"Materials For Ghz Spin Electronics"
Allen Boozer, Applied Physics
"General Plasma Equilibria"

Thomas Pedersen, Applied Physics
"The Columbia Non-neutral Torus: A new exciting experiment coming to a lab near you"
Thomas Marshall, Applied Physics
"Wake Fields & High Energy Accelerators:GV/m from Fsec, PC Charge Bunches"

Tony Heniz, Electrical Engineering
Optical Properties of Carbon Nanotubes
Art Ramirez, Applied Physics
"Materials Physics"

Stephen O'Brien, Materials Science and Engineering
"They're Always After Me Nanotechnology"
Irving Herman, Applied Physics
"Optical Spectroscopy of Nanocrystals, Electric-Field-Assisted Assembly of Nanomaterials,
Abstract Art, and Why a Textbook is Not a Monograph"

Siu-Wai Chan, Materials Science & Engineering
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Adam Sobel, Applied Mathematics
"How the Sea Surface Temperature Determines the Tropical Atmospheric Circulation"

Aron Pinczuk, Applied Physics
"Spectroscopy of Low-dimensional Systems"
C. K. Chu, Applied Mathematics
"Applied Mathematics at Columbia - a Review"

Richard Osgood, Applied Physics
"Femtosecond Laser Probes of Surface Nanosystems"
Cristina Perez, Applied Mathematics
"Simulating Tropical Rainfall"


Horst Stormer, Applied Physics
"Lower-dimensional News"
Alex Casti, Applied Mathematics
"Effects Of Cortical Feedback On Thalamic Dynamics"

Mark Cane, Applied Mathematics
"Drought In America AD 800-2004"
David Keyes, Applied Mathematics
"Scalable Solvers for PDE-based Applications"

Amiya Sen, Applied Physics
"Basic Plasma Physics Experiments in the Columbia Linear Machine"
Andrew Millis, Physics
"Condensed Matter Theory"

Alexander Klein, Applied Physics
"External Kink Mode Control on the HBT-EP Tokamak Using High Speed FPGA Computing"
Ming Yin, Materials Science & Engineering
"Transition Metal Oxide Nanocrystals"

Mark Hybertsen, Applied Physics
"Coupling Aromatic Molecules to Metal Surfaces"
Olivier Pinaud, Applied Mathematics
"Time-Reversal based detection in random media"

Oksana Katsuro-Hopkins, Applied Physics
"The Effects of Noise and Time Delay on RWM Feedback System Performance"
Hanfei Yan, Materials Science & Engineering
"Modelling of strain fields in semiconductor single-crystals using dyn amical diffraction theory"

Yuhong Liu, Applied Physics
"MHD Mode Structure Study Using a Hall Probe Sensor Array on the HBT-EP Tokamak"
Shengguo Jia, Materials Science & Engineering
"Electrophoretically Deposited CdSe Nanocrystal Films"

Jason Kremer, Applied Physics
"First Physics Results on the Columbia Non-neutral Torus"
Ryan Roth, Applied Physics
"Making thin films and thin-film devices using Crystal Ion Slicing"

Ramon Verastegui, Applied Mathematics
"Time reversal application to underwater communications (ocean)"
Eugenio Ortiz, Applied Physics
"Probe Measurements of Electrostatic Fluctuations in LDX"

Remi Lefrancois, Applied Physics
"Equilibria of Single-Species Plasmas Confined on Magnetic Surfaces"
Noelle Ibrahim, Applied Physics
"Elastic properties of Semiflexible Polymers from the Quantum Rotor Isomorphism"

Timothy McDonald, Applied Physics
"Optical Properties of Carbon Nanotubes: Toward a Single-Chirality Distribution"
Richard Katz, Applied Mathematics
"Magma in the Mantle: Channelization Instabilities in Models of Reactive Porous Flow of Fluids in Tectonic Subduction Zones"

Ethan Coon, Applied Mathematics
"Rheological Implications for Localization of Strain in Rock"
Xiao Wei, Applied Physics
"Search for Zonal Flow Associated with ITG Modes in CLM"

Yizhou Le, Applied Physics
"Photodynamics at Surfaces/Interfaces: Environmental and Device Applications
Rob Caldwell, Applied Physics
"Carbon Nanotubes: Growth and Device Fabrication"

Francesca Terenzi, Applied Mathematics
"Inferring the inventory of anthropogenic CO2 from observed tracers in the Labrador Sea"
Thomas Kirschenmann, Applied Physics
"Light Scattering by Composite Fermion Quasi-Particle Excitations"

Kui Ren, Applied Mathematics
"Reconstruction of singular surfaces by shape sensitivity analysis and level set method"
Sam Burns, Applied Mathematics
"An Idealized Two Mode Model of the Axisymmtric Tropical Atmosphere"

Yuan He, Applied Physics
"Numerical Reconstruction of Physical Parameters in the FitzHugh-Nagumo Equations"
Rachel Steiner, Applied Physics
"Silica Surface Modification and Characterization for Monolayer Functionalization"

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