Parallel Talks

Hot Topics in Physics and Student Flash Talks will occur during the Parallel Talks session from 10:55 to 11:40am on Saturday, January 18th, 2020.

Hot Topics in Physics provide topical reports on subfields of Physics presented by Graduate students. Presenters will speak in the order listed as follows:

– Nancy Aggarwal
– Andrea Bryant
– Nidhi Pashine
– Aziza Suleymanzade

Student Flash Talks are 3-5 minute presentations given by undergraduate conference attendees about their research or another physics-related topic of interest to them.
Titles and speakers are listed below in scheduled order.

“Study of Immediate Effects of High Impact Collisions in College Football”
Presented by Natalia Kucharcyk
Accelerator Mass Spectrometry
Presented by Erin Markel
Dark Matter in the Early Universe
Presented by Shalma Wegsman
Relativistic Magnetic Kelvin-Helmholtz Instability and Global Simulations of an Accreting Black Hole
Presented by Yufeng Du
Online Monitoring of the ICARUS-T600 Detector at Fermilab
Presented by Olivia Bitter
Alignment of the COronal Spectrographic Imager in the Extreme ultraviolet (COSIE)
Presented by Gabrielle Beach
Nanotextured 2D Materials
Presented by Maritha Wang
A Novel Method of Measuring Airplane Thrust
Presented by Margaret Capalbo
The Impact of Solar Wind Ion Sputtering on the Surface and Exosphere of Mercury
Presented by Rebecca Carmack
Searching for Infrared Galaxies in the MUSE Optical Data
Presented by Kathryn Downey
Distributing Nonlocality Using Local States
Presented by Sarah Hagen
Effect of supplementary videos on scientific reasoning in a general physics course
Presented by Amber Sammons
Role of the Extracellular Matrix in High-Grade Glioma Self-Organization
Presented by Anna Argento
The causes of the shortage of women engineers in the U.S
Presented by Yoselin Serrano