Qualifying Exams

Ozgur Erken
Thursday, January 28, 10:40am in 2165 NPB
"On the origin and distribution of angular momentum in galactic halos"
Chair: Pierre Sikivie

Sohyun Park
Tuesday, February 9, 3:30pm in 2165 NPB
"The Graviton Self-Energy during Inflation"
Chair: Richard Woodard

Shawn Mitryk
Thursday, February 18, 9:00am in 2260 NPB
"Experimental Verification of Time-delay Interferometry with Simulated Gravitational Wave Injection for the Laser Interferometer Space Antenna (LISA)"
Chair: Guido Mueller

Xiaoxiang Xi
Friday, March 26, 4:15pm in 2205 NPB
"Time-Resolved Spectroscopy of Carrier Dynamics in Superconductors and Semiconductors"
Chair: David Tanner

Siddhartha Ghosh
Monday, April 5, 9:30am in 2205 NPB
"Effect of Disorder and Dimension on the Magnetic Properties of Pd Composites and Thin-film Antiferromagnets"
Chair: Art Hebard

Junjie Liu
Thursday, April 8, 10:00am, 2205 NPB
"Comparison of Magnetization Tunneling in the Giant-Spin and Multi-Spin Descriptions of Single-Molecule Magnets"
Chair: David Tanner/Stephen Hill

Dimitrios Koukis
Monday, April 19, 8:45am in 2205 NPB
"Transmittance and reflectance spectroscopy of diffractive optical devices"
Chair: David Tanner

Joe Grange
Friday, April 23, 9:00am in 2260 NPB
"Anti-Neutrino CCQE Cross Section Extraction at MiniBooNE"
Chair: Heather Ray

Kinjal Dasbiswas
Tuesday, April 27, 4:00pm in 2165 NPB
"Role of Dislocations in Phase Transitions and the Supersolid problem"
Chair: Alan Dorsey

Final Exams

Khristian Kotov
Monday, April 5, 1:00pm in 2205 NPB
"A comprehensive study of perturbative and non-perturbative quantum chromodynamics in measurements of the underlying event and the transverse momentum of the Z boson with the CMS detector at the LHC"
Chair: Darin Acosta

Lex Kemper
Wednesday, April 7, 1:00pm in 2165 NPB
"Computational studies of strongly correlated electronic systems"
Chair: Hai-Ping Cheng

Byoung Hee Moon
Thursday, April 15, 2:00pm in 2260 NPB
"Study on the effects of anisotropic disorder on superfluid 3He in high porosity aerogel using longitudinal ultrasound"
Chair: Yoonseok Lee

Alix Preston
Thursday, April 22, 10:00am in 2165 NPB
"Stability of Materials for use in Space-Based Interferometric Missions"
Chair: Guido Mueller