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Forthcoming AST Colloquia

Tea and cookies will be available 3:45PM - 4:15 PM, and the talk will begin at 4:15 PM.
It may be possible to have dinner with the speaker; if interested, please contact Michael Richmond.
 
Please visit the  UR Detailed Schedule for a combined list of all RIT & UR Colloquia. 
RIT AST Colloquia Schedule
2014-15 Speaker Information
DATE SPEAKER AFFILIATION TOPIC ROOM
9/22/2014 Shoshanna Cole Cornell University Roving the Hills of Mars 76-1275
10/6/2014 Jason Nordhaus RIT NTID TBA 76-1275
10/27/2014 Kathryn Johnston Columbia University TBA 76-1275
11/21/2014 Jeremy Leconte Unversity of Toronto (CITA) TBA 76-1275
11/24/2014 TBA TBA TBA 76-1275
12/1/2014 Barry Madore Carnegie Observatories TBA 76-1275
 
 

2013-2014 Academic Year: RIT AST Colloquia

Date Speaker Affiliation Title of Talk
5/19/2014 Annika Peter
Ohio State University
 
WIMP physics with direct detection
4/21/2014 Karin Oberg
Harvard-Smithsonian
Center for Astrophysics
The Chemistry of Planet Formation
4/7/2014 Mariska Kriek University of California Berkeley Reconstructing the Formation Histories of Massive Galaxies
3/24/2014 David Wilner
Harvard-Smithsonian 
Center for Astrophysics
A New "Radio Era" for the Study of Planet-Forming Disks
3/10/2014 Matthew Walker Carnegie Mellon University Galactic Dynamics and the Nature of Dark Matter
3/3/2014 Leslie Hebb Hobart and William Smith Colleges Mapping small and large-scale magnetic features on low mass star
2/3/2014 Kristine Spekkens Queen’s University A Model-Based Approach for Measuring Disk Galaxy Structure
12-2-2013 Jonathan Levine Colgate University Dating Extraterrestrials
11-22-2013 Chat Hull University of California Berkeley Polarization science with CARMA
11-18-2013 Eric Gawiser Rutgers University Probing Cosmology with Distant Galaxies in the Era of Big Data
11-4-2013 Ester Aliu
Barnard College &
Columbia Astrophysics Laboratory (CAL)
 
Astrophysics at the TeV Scale
10-21-2013 Eric Huff Ohio State University How to get more out of your lensing signal
9-30-2013 George Privon
University of Virginia &
The National Radio Astronomy
Observatory in Charlottesville
 
Dynamical Models of Galaxy Mergers: Connecting Simulations and Data
9-13-2013 Dan Batcheldor Florida Institute of Technology Extreme Contrast Ratio Astronomy