Spring 2020

Physics Department’s Undergraduate STEM Research Seminar: Spring 2020

Jan. 24th Professor Richard Gelderman, Director of Hardin Planetarium, Western Kentucky University
Astrophysical Jets: outflows of matter and energy from compact celestial objects

Jan. 31st Beta-Decay Spectroscopy of 96,97,98,99Kr
Aaron Kindred, TTU Physics Major
Sung-Kyung Lee, TTU Mechanical Engineering Major

Feb. 7th Rachel Hamburg, University of Alabama in Huntsville
Gamma-rays and Gravitational-waves in the Multi-messenger Era

Feb. 14th Professor Chuck Higgins, Middle Tennessee State University
The Radio JOVE Project and Citizen Science

 Feb. 21st JP Nelms, TTU Mechanical Engineering Major
Experiences and Takeaways from studying Industry 4.0, ROS, and 3D Printing in Germany

Feb. 28th Students for the Exploration and Development of Space, TTU Chapter
High-Powered Rockets and Circumnavigation with SEDS

Mar. 6th Dr. Emily Martin, Center for Earth and Planetary Studies, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution
Mapping Triton

Mar. 13th Dusty Henson, TTU Chemical Engineering Major
Negative Ion Photoelectron Spectroscopy of Polyaromatic Anions: Radical Vibrational Structure and Gas-Phase Acidity Determination

Mar. 27th Bethann Oberlander, TTU Chemistry Major… to be rescheduled

Apr. 3rd Professor Lauren Michel, TTU Earth Sciences… to be rescheduled

Apr. 24th Professor Jennifer Whitten, Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Tulane University… to be rescheduled

Apr. 24th  [Contact Dr. Holley (aholley@tntech.edu) for the meeting ID and password.]
Ryan Colon, TTU Electrical Engineering Major
Control Improvements on the UCNτ Magnetic Mapper

Kaitlyn Kidwell, TTU Physics Major
Using Period-Luminosity to Calculate Distance for the RR Lyrae Star EZ Lyr

May 1st Physics Major Senior Research Presentations
Alex Chaney, TTU Physics and Chemical Engineering Major
Zach Chaney, TTU Physics and Mechanical Engineering Major
NGen: neutron generator target design


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