"New JSI Scientists Jamboree"

Date: Friday, October 3, 2014
Time: 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM (Lunch available beginning at 12:00 pm in the concourse area outside of CSS Rm. 2400)
Location: Room 2400 Computer and Space Sciences Building, University of Maryland, College Park
 

  •  1:00 pm -- Andrew W. Smith (UMD Physics) -- "Gamma-ray Astronomy: A Window into Galactic Particle Acceleration"
  •  1:20 pm -- Karen Yang (UMD Astronomy) -- "The Fermi Bubbles: Possible Nearby Laboratory for AGN Jet Activity"
  •  1:40 pm -- Andrew J. Smith (UMD Physics) -- "HAWC Begins"
  •  2:00 pm -- Brian Morsony (UMD Astronomy) -- "Simulating Astrophysical Jet Interactions"
  •  2:20 pm -- Snacks and Beverages
  •  2:40 pm -- Jane Dai (UMD Physics) -- "Numerical Studies on Tidal Disruption Events"
  •  3:00 pm -- DJ Pasham (UMD Astronomy) -- "A 400 Solar Mass Black Hole Revealed While Mimicking a Stellar-mass Black Hole"
  •  3:20 pm -- Sebastien Heinis (UMD Astronomy) -- "The Search for the Highest Redshift Quasars with the Pan-STARRS1 Survey"
  •  3:40 pm -- Brandon Bozek (UMD Astronomy) -- "Constraints on Axion Dark Matter"

There will be a break mid-way between talks with snacks and beverages.