Our speaker this week will be Jenna Frye, HEMI Artist-in Residence. As she always says, she makes stuff, and talks about teaching and making stuff. The picture above of the elephants playing with a toy, is her work. She is Assistant Department Chair at Maryland Institute College of Art and her talk will be entitled […]
Special Mineralogy Lecture: Tuesday, 2nd October
We have a special guest speaker today, Dr. Sally June Tracy, Post Doctoral Researcher at Princeton. Her talk is entitled – “Structural changes in germanate analogues of Bridgmanite with Synchrotron Moessbauer Spectroscopy.” The Mineralogy Lecture Series, or MLS for short, will have the following format: Room: Olin 247 4-4:30 PM Pre-lecture discussion led by Prof. June […]
Fifth Mineralogy Lecture Series Talk – Wednesday, 3rd October
Our next guest lecturer is Dr. Curtis Williams, Postdoctoral Fellow from the University of California, Davis. Here’s the title of the talk – “Origin of Volatiles in Earth’s Mantle.” and the abstract is as follows: CW_MLS The Mineralogy Lecture Series, or MLS for short, will have the following format: 4-4:30 PM Pre-lecture discussion led by […]
Mineralogy Lecture: Wednesday, September 26th
Our guest lecturer this week is Dr. Ray Smith of the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL). In 2001, he joined LLNL as a postdoctoral researcher, were he worked on the development of X-ray lasers for applications on the COMET laser facility. In 2002, he joined Equation of State (EOS) group were he is currently developing […]
Sonia Tikoo – Mineralogy Lecture Series: 19th September
The speaker is Sonia Tikoo, Assistant Professor, Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences at Rutgers. Her talk is entitled “Paleomagnetic insights into the formation and evolution of solar system bodies.” Read the abstract here:Abstract
September 11, 2018
September 11, 2018 A great visit today from IMERYS, and lunch with our newest post-doc candidate, Riccardo Bolis, who will deliver tomorrow’s Mineralogy Lecture.
Next Mineralogy Lecture on 12th September
Our speaker will be Dr. Riccardo Bolis, Postdoctoral Researcher, CRNS, PIMM Laboratory, ENSAM, Paris, and his talk is entitled “Laser shock compression studies of MgO-SiO2 systems at high pressures.” Olin Hall 247 at 4:30 PM. Read the full abstract here:
Our first group meeting on August 22nd.
Welcome back everyone! We met on August 22nd for the first time this semester. Stay tuned for more updates from our group as the semester progresses!
Don’t miss our first Mineralogy Lecture Series Talk on September 5th.
The speaker will be William F. McDonough, Professor, Department of Geology, University of Maryland, College Park, and the title of his talk is “Solar system initiation and its early, rapid growth and differentiation of planets.” Olin Hall 305, 4:30 PM
Earth and Planetary Sciences’ Bromery Lecture on September 6th.
June Wicks will present a lecture titled, “MgO – The Simplest Oxide,” Thursday, September 6, Olin Hall 305 at noon. For more information, read the abstract or read the book chapter that inspired the lecture.
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