The Catholic University of America

Spring 2016

Date: Wednesday 20-Jan-2016

Time: 4:00 pm (Refreshments served at 3:45)
Speaker: Dr. Alaina Henry
Title: Local Laboratories for high-redshift astrophysics: Testing theories of Lyman Alpha Escape in reionization-epoch analogs
Host: Dr. Duilia deMello

Date: Wednesday 3-Feb-2016 
Time: 4:00 pm (Refreshments served at 3:45)
Speaker: Raffaele Resta, University of Trieste, Italy
Title: Are Polarization and Magnetization Really Bulk Properties?
Host: Nick Mecholsky

Date: Wednesday 10-Feb-2016 
Time: 4:00 pm (Refreshments served at 3:45)
Speaker: Obioma Ogona Ohia
Title: Two-Fluid Simulations of Magnetic Reconnection with a Kinetic Closure
Host: Meriem Alaoui Abdallaoui

Date: Wednesday 17-Feb-2016 
Time: 4:00 pm (Refreshments served at 3:45)
Speaker: Erika Kohler
Title: Snow on Venus: Finding an Explanation for the Venusian Radar Anomalies
Host: Emmaris Soto

Date: Wednesday 24-Feb-2016 
Time: 4:00 pm (Refreshments served at 3:45)
Speaker: Camila Pacifici
Title: The Ups and Downs of Galaxies
Host: Dr. Duilia deMello

Date: Wednesday 9-Mar-2016 
Time: 4:00 pm (Refreshments served at 3:45)
Speaker: Dr. Antonino Cucchiara
Title:
Host: Dr. Duilia deMello 

Date: Wednesday 30-Mar-2016 
Time: 4:00 pm (Refreshments served at 3:45)
Speaker: Dr. Kartik Sheth
Title: 
The Exciting Life of Bars
Host: Dr.
 Tommy Wiklind

Date: Wednesday 6-Apr-2016 
Time: 4:00 pm (Refreshments served at 3:45)
Speaker: Dr.
 Amber Straughn
Title: 
Host: Dr. 
Duilia deMello

Date: Wednesday 13-Apr-2016 
Time: 4:00 pm (Refreshments served at 3:45)
Speakers: Jullianna Denes Couto, Roberto Fabian, Heather Stewart & Barbara Medvar

Titles: 
Supermassive Black Holes and Active Galaxies:
 Study of a nearby friend, NGC 4151
What does DNA do under stress and how we find out? 
Keeping our Wallets Green and our Rivers Blue: Sustainable Waste Water treatment with Anammox
Probability as a guide to water retntion in the Kidney
Host: Dr. Duilia deMello