Fall 2012 Seminars

August 29 - Faculty Research Poster Presentations

September 5 - Undergraduate Research Presentation

  • Millie Dong, "Empirical Model for Total Internal Reflection (TIR) for Turbid Media"

September 12 - Undergraduate Research Presentations

  • Michael Zatt, "Multiplexed sensing of oxygen uptake rate and real-time NADH conformation in S. cerevisiae: A method for detecting metabolic state changes"
  • Matt Gillette, "High Power Laser Amplifiers for Optical Lattices"

September 19 - Jan Yarrison-Rice, Miami University
"Being a Physicist & the Responsible Conduct of Research"

September 26 - Arfken Seminar, Kai Liu, University of California – Davis
"Probing and Controlling Magnetic Vortices in Nanomagnets"


October 2 - Phi Beta Kappa Visiting Scholar, Christopher Essex, University of Western Ontario
"Climate as a Problem of Fundamental Science"

October 10 - Morgan Welsh Bernier, Alumna, Ohio State University
"Histone Tail Dynamics  Within Chromatin"

October 17 - Vincent A. Billock, Alumnus, National Research Council, US Air Force Research Laboratory, WPAFB, OH
"Synchronized Neurons and Sensor-Fused Rattlesnakes: How Coupled Neural Oscillators Integrate and Transform the Senses"


November 7 - Dave Bonner, Alumnus, (2012 Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching) Hinsdale South High School
"You are the game-changer in the success of our country!"

November 14 - Lutz Hüwel, Wesleyan University
"Physics of Laser Produced Plasmas"

November 28 - Brian Sands, Alumnus, UES, Inc., Air Force Research Laboratory, WPAFB, OH
"Controlled lightning: Harnessing electrical discharges to enable new applications in material engineering and medicine"