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Seminars Spring 2021 *

            Date          Speaker


       or Organization

January 13, 2021 Initial Meet and Greet UL Lafayette Physics Department  
January 20, 2021 Dr. Kelsi Singer Southwest Research Institute, Boulder The New Horizons Mission to Pluto and the Kuiper Belt – Exploring Worlds in the Distant Reaches of our Solar System
January 27, 2021 Dr. Michalis Charilaou UL Lafayette Physics Department Control of Chiral Magnetization Twists with Magnetic Fields
February 3, 2021 Dr. Harry Whitlow Louisiana Accelerator Center & Physics, UL Lafayette On the Quiet Revolution of May 20, 2019: The Day the Prototype Kilogram Died…
February 10, 2021 Dr. Siddharth Krishnamoorthy NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Caltech Seismology on Venus Without Landing On It
February 17, 2021 Mardi Gras Break    
February 24, 2021 Dr. Min Chen Department of Computational Mathematics,
Science and Engineering and Department of Earth & Environmental Sciences, Michigan State Univerisity
The Nature of Deep Earthquakes in the Western Pacific Subduction Zones
March 3, 2021 Dr. Christoforos Moutafis Department of Computer Science, The University of Manchester Magnetic Skyrmions for Neuromorphic Computing
March 10, 2021 Dr. Laura Lewis Chemical, Mechanical, and Industrial Engineering, Northeastern University Cosmically Inspired Magnets
March 17, 2021

Distinguished Guest - Dr. Richard Alley

Department of Geosciences, Penn State Good News in the Greenhouse?  The Big Picture on Energy and Environment
March 24, 2021 Dr. Nicholas Jones Physical Metallurgy and Fire Performance Branch, Naval Surface Warfare Center Development of an Air/Water/Sediment Sensor for Ballast Tank Residuals
March 31, 2021 No Seminar    
April 7, 2021 Dr. David Trang University of Hawaii at Manoa Modeling the Degree of Space Weathering on the Surfaces of the Moon, Mercury, and Bennu
April 14, 2021 Dr. Michelle Kirchoff Southwest Research Institute, Boulder What can impact craters tell us? Current work from our Moon, Mars, Saturn, and Uranus
April 21, 2021

Student Seminars:

Brianna Olalekan
Christopher White
Abeda Shamma

UL Lafayette Physics Department

April 28, 2021

Student Seminars:

Leila Honarbakhsh
John Miller
David Slay
Tarikul Milon

UL Lafayette Physics Department / EESC Program  

* All seminars will be virtual seminars for the Spring 2021 semester through Zoom at 3:00 p.m. unless otherwise indicated. 

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