EAST TENNESSEE STATE UNIVERSITY
DEPARTMENT OF PHYSICS & ASTRONOMY
SPRING 2009 SEMINAR SCHEDULE

Seminars are held Mondays at 4:00 PM (Refreshments at 3:45 PM) in Brown Hall Room 261, unless otherwise noted.

Jan 23: Karen Hole (U of Wisconsin - Astronomy)
Spectropolarimetric Signatures in Clumpy Supernova Ejecta

Jan 26: Eric Sellers (ETSU - Psychology)
A Novel Communication Method: The P300 Brain-Computer Interface

Feb 2: Peng Sun (ETSU - Chemistry)
Nanoscale Electrochemical Measurements

Feb 9: NONE

Feb 16: Susan Pfiffner (UT Knoxville - Center of Environmental Biotechnology)
Looking for Life in All the Wrong Places

Feb 23: Anatoly Miroshnichenko (UNC Greensboro - Physics and Astronomy)
The Galactic FS CMa type stars: discovery of a new phenomenon

Mar 2: TBD
TBD

Mar 9: NONE (SPRING BREAK)

Mar 16: Nathan Verberkmoes (ORNL - Researcher in Chemical Science Division)
Metaproteomics of Natural Microbial Communities

Mar 23: Debra Knisley (ETSU - Mathematics)
Graph Theory Models in Molecular Biology

Mar 30: Douglas Miller (UNC-Asheville - Atmospheric Sciences)
Mission Impossible: Episode#23, “Snowing when it shouldn’t”

Apr 6: Richard Ignace
Forbidden Lines from Colliding Winds

Apr 17: Jennifer Hoffman (U of Denver - Physics and Astronomy)
Beyond the Spherical Cow: Polarization and Supernova Classification

Apr 20: TBD
TBD

Apr 27: Chris Carver (ETSU - Physics and Astronomy)
Investigating the Effectiveness of Genetic Algorithms when Modeling Galaxy Collisions

May 4: NONE (FINALS WEEK)

Last updated: 01/09 by R Ignace (ignace@etsu.edu).