Past Events

2022

Tristan Bachmann Honors Thesis Presentation

10:30–11:00 am ERC 576

Tristan Bachmann “Effective Dissipation in Collisionless Gravitating Systems”
Supervisor: Prof. Robert Rosner

May 27

Will Cerny Honors Thesis Presentation

2:00–2:30 pm ERC 576

Will Cerny “A Guided Search for Ultra-Faint Dwarf Galaxy Satellites of the Milky Way Along RR Lyrae Sightlines”
Supervisor: Prof. Alex Drlica-Wagner

May 26

Viraj Manwadkar Honors Thesis Presentation

1:30–2:00 pm ERC 576

Viraj Manwadkar “Modeling the Chemical Abundances of Dwarf Galaxies”
Supervisor: Prof. Andrey Kravtsov

May 26

Cole Meldorf Honors Thesis Presentation

1:00–1:30 pm ERC 576

Cole Meldorf “Three and Four Dimensional Geometric Analyses of Causal Regions During Inflation”
Supervisor: Prof. Craig Hogan

May 26

KICP seminar: Nicolas Fernandez (UIUC)

12:00–1:00 pm ERC 401

Nicolas Fernandez (UIUC) “Freeze-in, glaciation, and UV sensitivity from light mediators”

May 26

KICP colloquium: Benjamin Safdi (Berkeley)

3:30–4:30 pm ERC 161

Benjamin Safdi (Berkeley) “Narrowing the search for axion dark matter”

May 25

Aaron Steiger Honors Thesis Presentation

1:30–2:00 pm ERC 576

Aaron Steiger “The Design, Characterization, and Pixel Architecture of Superconducting On-chip Fourier Transform Spectrometers”
Supervisor: Prof. Erik Shirokoff

May 25

Yunchong Zhang Honors Thesis Presentation

2:00–2:30 pm ERC 401

Yunchong Zhang “The Implication of Shock-Bubble Interaction to the Mach Number Discrepancy in Radio Relics”
Supervisors: Prof. Irina Zhuravleva and Dr. Congyao Zhang

May 24

Ben Levine Honors Thesis Presentation

1:30–2:00 pm ERC 401

Ben Levine “Brightest Cluster Galaxies in Strongly-Lensing Galaxy Clusters and Richness- and Redshift-Matched Samples”
Supervisor: Prof. Michael D. Gladders

May 24

Nick Corso Honors Thesis Presentation

2:00–2:30 pm ERC 401

Nick Corso “Comparing hadronic and leptonic emission from cosmic ray acceleration in supernova remnants”
Supervisor: Prof. Damiano Caprioli

May 23