Friday, Nov 18: 6th Annual Worster Research Symposium

Event Date: 

Friday, November 18, 2016 - 2:00pm to 5:00pm

Event Location: 

  • Broida Hall 1640

The Physics Department invites you to attend The 6th annual Worster Research Symposium on Friday, November 18, 2016, from 2:00 to 5:00 p. m. in Broida Hall 1640. Made possible by a generous gift from the Worster family, the Symposium showcases the achievements of six Undergraduate-Graduate student teams who conducted research in Physics during Summer 2016.

2:00          Introduction

                                    Nathaniel Craig and Donald Marolf

2:05          Optical Follow-Up of Gravitational Waves

                        David Guevel and Griffin Hosseinzadeh (Andy Howell)

2:30          Tracking DNA Polymerase Motion with Single-Molecule Optical Encoders

                        Sean Hare and Bill Flaherty (Everett Lipman)

2:55          Subdiffraction Acoustics with Diffusion-Limited Aggregates

                        Morgan Brubaker and Kevin Singh (David Weld)

3:20          Refreshments

3:45          Designing Diamond AFM Tips for Nanoscale Imaging of Room Temperature Magnetic Skyrmions

                        Chris Reetz and Alec Jenkins (Ania Jayich)

4:10          Streamline Classification in Human Structural Brain Imaging Data

                                    Daniela Koch and Joshua Mueller (Jean Carlson)

4:35          Gas Inflows and Outflows in Ultra-Luminous Infrared Galaxies at z ~ 0.1

                        Yi Guo and Stephanie Ho (Crystal Martin)