Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Upcoming Seminars

Wednesday  Feb. 10, 2016
The Macrophysics and Microphysics of Cosmic Rays
Prof. Ellen Zweibel
University of Wisconsin‐ Madison
3:30pm - 4:30pm in 1005 EECS

Wednesday  Feb. 24, 2016
Coding Plasma Chemistry for Cellular Metabolism
Prof. Michael Kong
Old Dominion University
3:30pm - 4:30pm in 1005 EECS

Wednesday  Mar. 23, 2016
Plasma Dynamo at Last?
Prof. Alexander Schekochihin
University of Oxford, UK
3:30pm - 4:30pm in 1005 EECS

Wednesday  Apr. 13, 2016
In Pursuit of Ignition at the National Ignition Facility - Progress and Challenges
Dr. John Edwards
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
3:30pm - 4:30pm in 1005 EECS

Past Seminars

Wednesday  Jan. 27, 2016
Novel Plasma and Electron Beam Source Studies at AFRL
Dr. Brad Hoff
Air Force Research Laboratory, Directed Energy Directorate

Wednesday  Jan. 13, 2016
Reducing the Cost and Scale of Fusion Devices and the Problem of Stability
Prof. Steven Cowley
UK Atomic Energy Authority and Imperial College, London

Wednesday  Dec. 09, 2015
Plasma in a Bottle: The Strange Dynamics of Superparamagnetic Ionic Liquids
Prof. Lyon (Brad) King
Michigan Technological University

Wednesday  Oct. 07, 2015
Leading Challenges and the Role of Transformation in the Fusion and Plasma Sciences
Dr. Edmund Synakowski
U.S. Department of Energy

Wednesday  Sep. 30, 2015
Microplasmas for Reconfigurable Radio-Frequency Electronics
Prof. Sergey Macheret
Purdue University

Wednesday  Sep. 16, 2015
Compact Approach to Fusion Energy with the Sheared Flow Stabilized Z-Pinch
Prof. Uri Shumlak
University of Washington

Wednesday  Mar. 18, 2015
Plasma Wakefield Acceleration of Charged Particles
Dr. Patric Muggli
Max Planck Institute for Physics, Germany

Wednesday  Mar. 11, 2015
Extremely Difficult, Hard to Validate, Painful to Analyze (but Exciting!): Experiments Studying Radiation and Heat Transport of Laboratory Plasmas at near Astrophysical Conditions
Dr. Ronnie Shepherd
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

Wednesday  Feb. 11, 2015
Asteroid Retrieval and Mining using High Power Electric Propulsion
Dr. Dan Goebel
NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory

Wednesday  Jan. 28, 2015
Fowler-Nordheim, Field Emission and Field Enhancement
Dr. Donald Shiffler
The Air Force Research Laboratory

Monday  Jan. 26, 2015
First-Principles Simulations of Particle Acceleration at Astrophysical Shocks
Dr. Damiano Caprioli
Princeton University

Wednesday  Jan. 14, 2015
Reaching the Extremes of Planet Formation: Shockwave Experiments in the Giant Impact Regime
Prof. Sarah Stewart
UC Davis

Wednesday  Dec. 10, 2014
Noninvasive Measurements of Plasma Parameters Via Optical Emission Spectroscopy
Prof. Amy Wendt
University of Wisconsin-Madison

Wednesday  Nov. 19, 2014
Numerical Modeling of Flow Control with Electrical Discharges
Dr. Jonathan Poggie
The Air Force Research Laboratory

Wednesday  Oct. 15, 2014
The Role of Benchmark Tests Problems and Developing High Order Kinetic Methods
Prof. Andrew Christlieb
Michigan State University


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