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  • PhD Proposal: Mumin Abdulahi

    Monday, November 30, 2020 at 2:00 PM - 4:30 PM
    ADVISOR: Dr. Belay Demoz TITLE: Diurnal and Seasonal Variation of Vegetation Reflectance and Indices: Physically-based Modeling Analysis and Implication for Multisource Application ABSTRACT:...
    Posted: November 19, 2020 3:27 PM
  • PhD Defense: Hari Lamsal

    Friday, November 20, 2020 at 2:00 PM - 4:30 PM
    ADVISOR: Dr. Todd Pittman TITLE: Ultralow-power nonlinear optics using optical nanofibers in metastable xenon ABSTRACT: Nonlinear optics (NLO) is a very broad field with applications ranging...
    Posted: November 2, 2020 8:47 AM
  • Colloquium: Dr. Ludmilla Kolokolova, UMD, College Park

    Off Campus: via Webex
    Wednesday, November 18, 2020 at 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
    TITLE:    World of aggregates modeled with T-matrix technique ABSTRACT:  Natural dust particles often are aggregates (agglomerates), i.e. they represent a cluster of small constituent...
    Posted: October 13, 2020 12:36 PM
  • Colloquium: Dr. Robert Wood, Washington State University

    Off Campus: via Webex
    Wednesday, November 11, 2020 at 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
    TITLE:    Current and Future Cloud Brightening from Ships in Subtropical Low Clouds ABSTRACT:  It has long been known that emissions of aerosol particles and precursors from large...
    Posted: October 28, 2020 12:48 PM
  • PhD Defense: Ian Nodurft

    Wednesday, November 11, 2020 at 1:00 PM - 3:30 PM
    ADVISOR: Dr. James Franson TITLE: Light-Matter Interactions and Heralding in Quantum Information ABSTRACT: The field of quantum information processing covers a broad range of topics including...
    Posted: October 19, 2020 2:12 PM
  • Colloquium: Dr. David Mason, Yale University

    Off Campus: via Webex
    Wednesday, November 4, 2020 at 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
    TITLE:    Quantum Measurement and Control of a Mechanical Resonator ABSTRACT:  Mechanical oscillators have long been a model system for understanding quantum principles like...
    Posted: October 15, 2020 2:08 PM
  • PhD Proposal: Kylie Hoffman

    Friday, October 30, 2020 at 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
    ADVISOR: Dr. Belay Demoz TITLE: Investigating of the Role of Boundary Layer Convergence on Elevated Convection and Transport Dynamics in the Southern Great Plains During the Warm Season...
    Posted: October 22, 2020 10:10 AM
  • PhD Proposal: Jianyu Zheng

    Thursday, October 29, 2020 at 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    ADVISOR: Dr. Zhibo Zhang TITLE: Investigating the thermal infrared optical properties of mineral dust using CALIOP, IIR, and other satellite observations ABSTRACT: Mineral dust aerosols have a...
    Posted: October 12, 2020 10:43 AM
  • Colloquium: Dr. Baishakhi Mazumder, University of Buffalo

    Off Campus: via Webex
    Wednesday, October 28, 2020 at 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
    TITLE:    Advancing ultra-wide band gap materials research via 3D chemical imaging ABSTRACT:  Atom probe tomography is an advanced characterization tool that offers three-dimensional...
    Posted: October 12, 2020 1:51 PM
  • PhD Proposal: Gracie Chaney

    Monday, October 26, 2020 at 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    ADVISOR: Dr. Can Ataca TITLE: Simulating Li-ion Batteries and Beyond: Developing Electrode Materials for Next-Generation Batteries ABSTRACT: In order to curve the environmental impact of...
    Posted: October 23, 2020 10:20 AM