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Colloquium Schedule

Unless stated otherwise, all seminars will be held on Wednesdays at 3:30pm in the Physics building, Room 401.

UMBC Campus Visitor Parking meters are located in The Commons Drive Garage across the street from the Physics Building.

Date Spring 2014 – Colloquium Information
Feb. 3, 2014
Monday
Aerosol Remote Sensing: Investing in the Next Generation of Scientists
Dr. Lorraine Remer, JCET UMBC
Feb. 12, 2014 Climate and clean air in the 21st century:Understanding and reducing uncertainties in atmospheric change
Dr. Christopher D. Holmes,
Department of Earth System Science, University of California, Irvine
Feb. 19, 2014 Light, Ocean, and Life
Dr. Pengwang Zhai, NASA Langley Research Center
Feb. 26, 2014 A Challenge We Must Face: A Cloudy Picture in Climate Science
Dr. Tianle Yuan, NASA, Goddard Space Flight Center
Mar. 5, 2014 The far-reaching impacts of mineral dust: A satellite perspective
Dr. Hongbin Yu, UMCP and NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
Mar. 10, 2014
Monday
Aircraft Observations and Modeling of Cloud and Aerosol Radiative Effects
Dr. Konrad Sebastian Schmidt,
University of Colorado Laboratory for Atmospheric and Space Physics
Mar. 12, 2014 No Colloquium
Mar. 19, 2014 No Colloquium – Spring Break
Mar. 26, 2014 Robert C. Cammarata, Johns Hopkins University
Apr. 2, 2014 Neural Networks for Machine Learning in Astronomy
Phillip Graff, NASA
Apr. 9, 2014 Heterogeneous Combustion and Low Dimensional Materials
Khachatur Manukyan, University of Notre Dame
Apr. 16, 2014 Gold Nanoparticles Preparation and their Functionalization for Biomedical Applications
Marie-Christine Daniel, UMBC Chemistry and Biochemistry
Apr. 23, 2014 Radio Galaxies near and far: what can learn from these spectacular active galactic nuclei?
Marco Chiaberge, Space Telescope Science Institute
Apr. 30, 2014 Space-time crystal with trapped ions
Zhexuan Gong, UMCP Physics
May 7, 2014 Brilliant Blunders 
Mario Livio, Space Telescope Science Institute
Library and Gallery, Albin O. Kuhn
May 14, 2014
1:45pm
Mulligan Memorial Lecture:
The Life and Work of Albert Einstein
Kim Berghaus