Graduate Student Postdoc Seminar

Location: 544 Campbell Hall

Time: Fridays @ 4:00pm (unless otherwise noted)

Past Seminars: Spring 2008, Fall 2007, Spring 2007, Fall 2006

5 Sep 2008 Fall Welcome
12 Sep 2008 grad: Matt George: “Why the LHC Isn't Going to Kill Us All”
postdoc: Lucianne Walkowicz: “Observations and Models of Quiescent M Dwarf Chromospheres”
19 Sep 2008 grad: Aaron Lee: “Achieving Roche Densities in Protoplanetary Discs”
postdoc: Mate Adamkovics: “Binary KBO spectroscopy”
26 Sep 2008 grad: Joe Converse: “The Pleiades: A Case Study in Open Cluster Formation” (practice qual)
3 Oct 2008 grad: Stella Offner: “Observations of Star Formation Simulations” (job talk)
10 Oct 2008 grad: Kristen Shapiro: “Early-Type Galaxies: The Road to Retirement”
postdoc: Sloane Wiktorowicz: “Unambiguous Hot Jupiter Mass from Polarimetry”
17 Oct 2008 grad: Dan Perley “Dim and Naked: The Sordid Tale of GRB 080503 (or, Gamma-Ray Bursts Aren't Always 5th Magnitude)”
postdoc: Phil Chang “Kozai Oscillations in the Galactic Center”
24 Oct 2008 Mo Ganeshalingam, Maryam Modjaz: "How to Give a Good Talk" [ printer-friendly version ]
31 Oct 2008 grad: Adam Miller: “You Don't Know and We're Not Going to Tell You: Discovery and Characterization of the Miller-Chornock Hot Guy”
postdoc: Nathan Smith: “The Axis of Evil”
7 Nov 2008 postdoc: Nathan Smith: “Beetlejuice, Beetlejuice, Beetlejuice”
postdoc: Jeff Oishi: “Screw you, Bill*! Open Source Tools for Science (* you too, Steve)”
14 Nov 2008 grad: Linda Strubbe: “The Tidal Disruption of Stars by Massive Black Holes” (practice qual)
21 Nov 2008 postdoc: Xylar Asay-Davis “Vortex Dynamics in Jupiter's Atmosphere”
postdoc: Jun Zhang “How to Grow a Healthy Merger Tree”
5 Dec 2008 grad: Holly Maness: “Reaching across the Spectrum: Resolved Debris Disk Studies from Optical to Millimeter” (practice qual)