Research Conference 2015-2016

Fall 2015 Coordinator: Michael Tippett
Spring 2016 Coordinator: Nanfang Yu

I.C Noyan, Materials Science & Engineering
"Diffraction: theory and applications"
Michael Mauel, Plasma Physics
"Current Injection in Magnetized Plasma"

Nanfang Yu, Solid State Physics
"Flat optics"
Alexander Gaeta, Solid State Physics
"Chip-Based Optical Frequency Combs"

Adam Sobel, Applied Mathematics
"Dynamics of extreme precipitation events"
Latha Venkataraman, Solid State Physics
"Single-Molecule Diodes"

Siu-Wai Chan, Materials Science & Engineering
"Nano-oxides: What need to know from your car to your oven and future CO2 solution"
Yuan Yang, Materials Science & Engineering
"Towards a sustainable future: advanced batteries and thermal management"

Simon Billinge, Materials Science & Engineering
"Materials Genomics: Materials have Genes?"
Irving Herman, Solid State Physics
"Nanomaterials, Optics, and Your Body"

No seminar

Andrew Cole, Plasma Physics
"Controlled fusion, disruptions, and new discoveries about the tearing mode"
Qiang Du, Applied Mathematics
"Anomalous diffusion and nonlocal calculus"

Vincent Quenneville-Belair, Applied Mathematics
"A new approach to finite element simulation of general relativity"
Kyle Mandli, Applied Mathematics
"Computing in Shallow Waters with Depth"

Katayun Barmak, Materials Science & Engineering
"Grain Boundary and Surface Scattering in Deeply-Scaled Interconnects"
Aron Pinczuk, Solid State Physics
"Artificial Lattices in Semiconductors"

Michael Weinstein, Applied Mathematics
"Topologically protected edge states"
Denis Potapenko, Solid State Physics
"Photochemistry on supported TiO2 nanocrystals"


Chris Marianetti, Materials Science & Engineering
"Computing materials properties from first-principles"
Michael Tippett
, Applied Mathematics
"Modeling Hazardous Convective Weather Risk”

Thanksgiving Break - University Holiday

Anastasia Romanou, NASA/GISS
"Can mid-latitude storms control the strength of the Atlantic Meridional Overturning Circulation?
George Tselioudis, NASA/GISS
"Clouds and the general circulation: Midlatitude cloud shifts and the role of the Hadley cell and the baroclinic storm track"

Spring 2016

Norman Nan Shi, Solid State Physics (Yu group)
"Thermal regulation of insects through structural color, enhanced reflectivity & emissivity"
Diego Scarabelli, Solid State Physics (Wind group)
"Chip-scale deterministic nanofabrication of NV centers in diamond for quantum information processing & sensing applications"

Haixing Li, Solid State Physics (Venkataraman group)
"Single molecule conductance of atomically precise silicon and germanium wires"
Alex Watson, Applied Mathematics (Weinstein group)
"Semiclassical wavepacket dynamics in periodic structures"

Eric Isaacs, Solid State Physics (Marianetti group)
"Beyond graphene: designing new 2D materials with correlated electrons from quantum theory"
Ken Hammond, Plasma Physics (Volpe group)
"The CNT stellarator: overview of recent and ongoing research"

P. Thilanka Galwaduge, Solid State Physics (Hillman group)
"Signal-based wavefront correction for in-vivo two-photon microscopy"
James Lee-Thorp, Applied Mathematics (Weinstein group)
"Robust Guided Modes in Photonic Systems"

Paul Hughes, Plasma Physics (Navratil group)
"MHD Effects of a Ferritic Wall on Tokamak Plasmas"

Roshan Sharma, Applied Mathematics (Pe'er group)
"Edge Rewiring during Epithelial to Mesenchymal Transition"
Philip Rodenbough, Materials Science & Engineering (Chan group)
"Crystallite Size Dependency of the Pressure and Temperature Response in Nanoparticles of Ceria
and Other Oxides"

Vernon Wong, Materials Science & Engineering (Im group)
"Pulsed-laser-induced Melting in Polycrystalline Si Films"
Zhaoyi Li, Materials Science & Engineering (Yu group)
"Correlated Perovskites as a New Platform for Super Broadband Tunable Photonics"

Sheng Wang, Solid State Physics (Pinczuk group)
"Artificial Graphene in Nano-patterned GaAs Quantum Wells"
Adam Overvig, Solid State Physics (Yu group)
"Physics and Application of Dielectric Metasurfaces"

Datong Zhang, Solid State Physics (Herman group)
"Hybridization of van der Waals few layers and closed-packed nanoparticle monolayers"
Sajan Shrestha, Solid State Physics (Yu group)
"Flat lenses based on metasurfaces"

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