Research Conference 2012-2013

Fall 2012 Coordinator: Andrew Cole
Spring 2013 Coordinator: Francesco Volpe



9/14/12
I.C. Noyan, Materials Science & Engineering
"Current Issues in Diffraction Analysis"
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Andrew Cole, Plasma Physics "Stress and Torque on Driven Tearing Modes"

9/21/12
David Keyes, Applied Mathematics
"Five years in 25 minutes"
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Latha Venkataraman, Applied Physics
"Charge Transfer at the Nano Scale - Single Molecule and X-Ray Photo-Emission Measurements"

9/28/12

Simon Billinge, Materials Science & Engineering
"Atomic Structure at the Nanoscale: From Fuel Cells to Pharmaceuticals"
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Ben O'Shaughnessy, Chemical Engineering
"Physics of Living Cells"

10/5/12
Yue Chen, Materials Science & Engineering
“First-principles Evolutionary Searches for New High-pressure Phases of Yttrium”
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Matthew Putman, Materials Science & Engineering
"Practical Applications of Visco-Elastic Characterization"

10/12/12
Vanessa Ortiz, Chemical Engineering
"A Multi-scale Computational Approach for the Study of Biomolecular Systems"
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Marc Spiegelman, Applied Mathematics
"New Computational Approaches for Multi-physics Problems in Solid Earth Geosciences (and other disciplines)"

10/19/12
Francesco Volpe, Applied Physics
"Locked Mode Research at DIII-D Tokamak and Stellarator Plans at Columbia"
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Abhay Pasupathy, Physics
"Visualizing complex materials at the atomic scale"

10/26/12
Richard Osgood, Jr., Applied Physics
"Interfacial Physics of Condensed Matter Systems: Ultrafast and Ultrasmall Probes"
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Shalom Wind, Applied Physics
"Exploiting Biology to Advance Technology and Vice Versa"

11/2/12
Cancelled

11/9/12
Adam Sobel, Applied Mathematics
”Hurricane Sandy"
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Irving Herman, Applied Physics
"Designing Nanomaterials and Their Collective Properties"

11/16/12
C. Julian Chen, Applied Physics
"Physics of Human Voice Production: A New Theory with Applications"
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Camille Jones, Materials Science & Engineering
"Salt Dopants in Hydrate Inclusion Compounds: Some Results from Neutron Scattering, Thermal Analysis, and Solid-State NMR"

11/30/12
Michael Weinstein, Applied Mathematics
"Waves and symmetry"
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Tiffany Shaw, Applied Mathematics
"Stationary wave transport and the summer circulation"

12/7/12
Chris Marianetti, Materials Science & Engineering
Title Not Available
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Daniel Bienstock, IEOR/APAM
"Robust Modeling of Epidemics"

2/8/13
Theodore Kramer
"Organic Nanostructures for Hybrid Electronic Devices"
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Clara Orbe
"Seasonal Ventilation of the Stratosphere Using One-Way Flux Distributions"

2/15/13
Ningyao Zhang
"Homogenization of Schrodinger Equation with Random Coefficients"
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Zhisheng Li
"TiO2(110) Surface Blistering Due to Subsurface Ar Gas Bubbles"

2/22/13
John Dwyer
"Seasonal Changes in Tropical Precipitation Due to Global Warming"
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Weiwei Shen
"High-dimensional Portfolio Optimization with Transaction Costs"

3/1/13
Iva Vukicevic
"Wave Propagation through Microstructures"
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Cheng Cheng
"Sub-micron Mapping of Ghz Magnetic Susceptibility using Scanning Transmission X-ray Microscopy"

3/8/13
Yi Li
"Precise Control of Shape Anisotropy in Near-macroscopic Ni80Fe20 Thin-film Rectangles"
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Matt Davis
"Measurement and Modeling of the Electron Pressure Profiles in the Levitated Dipole Experiment (LDX)"

3/15/13
Chris Stoafer
"Characterizing HBT-EP Plasmas using the Thomson Scattering Diagnostic"
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Xiaohao Yang
"Confirmation of Disordered Structure of Ultrasmall CdSe Nanoparticles from
X-ray Atomic Pair Distribution Function Analysis"

4/5/13
Paul Hughes
"Design of Upgrades for Ferritic Wall Mode Studies on HBT-EP"
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Yu Gu
"A weak convergence approach to PDE with random coefficients by Feynman-Kac formula"

4/19/13
Nick Mykins
"Moist Static Energy and the Madden-Julian Oscillation"
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P. Thilanka Galwaduge
"Adaptive Optics for Two-Photon Microscopy"

4/26/13
Brian Capozzi
"Electrolye Gating of Single Molecule Junctions"
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Michael Jenkinson
"Traveling Waves in Nonlinear Lattices"



 


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