Seminar Series

The Center for Space Physics Seminar series features formal presentations of the latest research results by recognized experts in space science and engineering disciplines. Seminars convene every Thursday during the Fall and Spring semesters in room 502 of 725 Commonwealth Avenue from 4:00-4:45PM (with noted exceptions).

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Date Title/Subject Speaker Affiliation
9/14 Center for Geospace Storms: Transforming the Understanding and Predictability of Space Weather Slava Merkin Johns Hopkins University
9/21 Magnetic reconnection: past, present, and future Hantao Ji Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory
9/28 Forecasting convective instability at the magnetic equator David Hysell Cornell University
10/5 The Origin of Nonthermal Particle Acceleration in Magnetic Reconnection  Fan Guo Los Alamos National Laboratory
10/12 Meteor head echoes measured using the IAP MAARSYsystem Juha Vierenen
10/19 Sevag Derghazarian Massachusetts Institute of Technology
10/26 Xin An University of California, Los Angeles
10/30 (Mon, joint with IAR) How to effectively and meaningfully engage underserved and disproportionately impacted communities in STEM learning Heidi White University of Montreal
11/9 Determining the Structure of the Heliosheath through Data and Reasoning Len Fisk University of Michigan
11/16 Oscillating relic magnetic field in the Sun: A new paradigm for space climate Kalevi Mursula University of Oulu
11/30 Joe Huba Syntek Technologies, Inc.