SPRING 2012

Qualifying Exams

Sahar Mirshamsi
Wednesday, January 18, 9:30am in 2205 NPB
"Viscosity of Confined Water inside Silica Nano-Pores"
Chair: Hai-Ping Cheng

Marcus Peprah
Monday, March 19, 3:00pm in 2260 NPB
"Pressure and Optical Effects on the Magnetic Properties of Molecular Magnets"
Chair: Mark Meisel

Tongguang Cheng
Thursday, March 22, 11:30 am in 2165 NPB
"Search for Standard Model Higgs Particle in H->ZZ->4L channel with CMS Detector and Observation of Z->4L decays in pp collisions"
Chair: Guenakh Mitselmakher

Pedro Alejandro Quintero
Wednesday, April 18, 1:00pm in 2205 NPB
"Conductivity Studies in Prussian Blue Analogues"
Chair: Mark Meisel

Naween Anand
Monday, April 30, 10:30am in 2260 NPB
"Optical studies of strongly correlated magneto-resistive manganites"
Chair: David Tanner


Final Exams

Jie Zou
Monday, March 26, 12:50pm in 2260 NPB
"Detecting Classical and Quantum Fluctuations with Microelectromechanical Systems"
Chair: Yoonseok Lee
Co-Chair: HoBun Chan

Gil Brubaker
Monday, March 26, 2:00pm in 2205 NPB
"Assembly of Spherical, Sub-Micron Stober Silica Spheres into Hexagonal Arrays in Ethoxylated Trimethylolpropane Triacrylate"
Chair: David Tanner

Zsolt Marcet
Thursday, March 29, 12:00pm in 2165 NPB
"Resonant Excitation of Metallic Structures by Incident Electromagnetic Waves"
Chair: David Tanner
Co-Chair: HoBun Chan

Shawn Mitryk
Friday, April 6, 8:30am in 2165 NPB
"Laser Noise Mitigation through Time Delay Interferometry for Space Based Gravitational Wave Interferometers Using The University of Florida Laser Interferometry Simulator"
Chair: Guido Mueller

Miguel Gonzalez
Friday, April 6, 9:00am in 2205 NPB
"Development and Application of MEMS Devices for the Study of Liquid He-3"
Chair: Yoonseok Lee

Gaurab Sarangi
Friday, April 6, 2:00pm in 2205 NPB
"Topics in beyond Standard Model Collider Phenomenology"
Chair: Konstantin Matchev

Junjie Liu
Monday, April 9, 2:00pm in 2260 NPB
"Electron Paramagnetic Resonance Studies of Symmetry Enforced Quantum Tunneling in Molecule-Based Magnets"
Chair: David Tanner
Co-Chair: Stephen Hill

Manoj Srivastava
Tuesday, April 10, 2:00pm in 2205 NPB
"First-Principles Electronic Structure and Transport Calculations in Materials with Defects and Impurities"
Chair: Hai-Ping Cheng

MD Hasan
Wednesday, April 11, 4:00pm in 2205 NPB
"Dynamics of a Gaussian chain in Gas phase and in confined geometry"
Chair: Sergei Obukhov

Francisco Rojas
Thursday, April 12, 5:15pm in 2165 NPB
"High Energy Scattering and Renormalization in the NS+ String and Large N QCD"
Chair: Charles Thorn