FALL 2014

Qualifying Exams

Jihee Yang
Friday, October 3, 1:55pm in 2260 NPB
"Growth and Decay of Quantum Turbulence in 4^He above 1K"
Chair: Gary Ihas

Matt Carver
Monday, October 6, 2:00pm in 2165 NPB
"A Search for New Physics Using Same-Sign Dilepton Events in Proton-Proton Collisions"
Chair: Darin Acosta

Andrew Padgett
Friday, October 10, 11:00am in 2260 NPB
"Low-Dimensional Materials at Low Temperatures"
Chair: Yasumasa Takano

Nan Zhao
Friday, October 24, 2:00pm in 2260 NPB
"Complementary Integrated Circuit Based on Carbon Nanotube Vertical Field Effect Transistor"
Chair: Andrew Rinzler

Ilaria Pucher
Monday, November 3, 9:00am in 2260 NPB
"Electrodes for water splitting electrolyzer and Li-air batteries"
Chair: Andrew Rinzler

Tim Schlittenhardt
Friday, November 7, 1:30pm in 2260 NPB
"Understanding the Role of Morphology in Bulk Heterojunction Organic Solar Cells"
Chair: Selman Hershfield

Changlong Wang
Thursday, December 4, 2:00pm in 2165 NPB
“Electromagnetic Corrections to Gravity during Inflation”
Chair: Richard Woodard

Marianette Wospakrik
Wednesday, December 10, 9:35am in 2165 NPB
"The Measurement of Neutrino DIS Absolute Cross Section at the MINERvA Experiment"
Chair: Heather Ray

Final Exams

Xiangguo Li
Thursday, November 6, 2:00pm in 2165 NPB
"Magnetism and electron transport at nano scales"
Chair: Hai-Ping Cheng

Richard Ottens
Monday, November 10, 2:00pm in 2165 NPB
"A Study of Evanescent-Wave Heat Transfer in a Parallel Plane Geometry"
Chair: David Tanner

Sahar Mirshamsi
Thursday, November 13, 2:00pm in 2165 NPB
"Water Confinement in Nano Pores and Its Transport Properties"
Chair: Hai-Ping Cheng Co-Chair: Amlan Biswas

Aurelijus Rinkevicius
Wednesday, November 19, 12:00pm 2165 NPB
"An Observation of a Higgs Boson in the H to ZZ to Four Leptons Decay Channel and the Studies of Its Spin-Parity Properties"
Chair: Guenakh Mitselmakher
Co-Chair: Andrey Korytov

Robert Hembree
Monday, November 24, 12:15pm in 2205 NPB
"Photoconductivity at Nanostructured Semiconductor Surfaces: A Density Matrix Approach"
Chair: David Micha Co-Chair: Hai-Ping Cheng


Bobby Bond
Friday, November 10, 9:00am in 2205 NPB
"Creating a Discussion Section Experience for Online Courses using the Lightboard"
Chair: Amlan Biswas