Vice chair of graduate studies Dr. Dean Townsley will be presenting graduate student information.
Speaker: Koji Mukai (NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center and University of Maryland) Title: Science with XRISM: Resolving the Nature of the Energetic Cosmos Abstract: The X-Ray Imaging and Spectroscopy Mission (XRISM),
Speaker: Michela Negro (NASA Goddard Space Flight Center/UMBC) Title: High Energy Transient Repeaters: The Case of Gamma-ray Bursts From Magnetar Abstract: Started in the ’60s with the detection of the
Speaker: Shobita Satyapal (NASA Goddard Space Flight Center/UMBC) Title: In Search of Elusive AGNs in Low Mass Galaxies and Mergers Abstract: Supermassive black holes (SMBHs) at the centers of galaxies, which manifest
Speaker: Arindam Das (Hokkaido University) Title: Neutrinos: a Bridge Among the Energy, Intensity and Cosmic Frontiers Abstract: Neutrino oscillation and flavor mixings have proved the existence of tiny neutrino mass.
Speaker: David Cruz-Uribe (OFS, Math Department chair, University of Alabama) Title: Swipe Right for Mathematics: an Overview of Research in the UA Math Department Mathematicians and physicists have had a
Speaker: Yanou Cui (UC, Riverside) Title: Probing the Dark Side of the Universe with Gravitational Waves Deep questions remain about our Universe: What is dark matter? What is the origin
Speaker: Igor Fedin (University of Alabama, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry) Title: Enhanced Emission from the Bright Exciton and Locating the Dark Exciton in Asymmetrically Strained CdSe/CdxZn1–xSe Quantum Dots Colloidal
Speaker: Burçin Mutlu-Pakdil (University of Chicago) Title: The Smallest and Faintest Galaxies: The New Frontier in Dark Matter and Galaxy Formation Studies Abstract: The smallest and faintest galaxies around the Milky Way are the most
Speaker: Chris Ashall (University of Hawai'i) Title: The Variety of Thermonuclear Supernova Abstract: Type Ia Supernovae (SNe Ia) mark the demise of white dwarfs (WD). These cosmic explosions release as