Plan to visit the poster presentation and attend the oral presentations. Come with questions!

9.00 - 9.15 Welcome and Opening Remarks
9.15 - 9.45 Prof. Kate Brown
Sage Advice and a Series of Vignettes from a UNM Physics Alum
9.45 - 11:00 1st Oral session
9.45 - 10.00 Patrick Brown
Non‐Standard Cosmological Histories
10.00 - 10.15 Kylar Greene
Mira Variable Stars and SiO Masers
10.15 - 10.30 Ryan Gibbons
Shielding for Detecting Neutrino‐Less Double Beta Decay
10.30 - 10.45 Daniel Puentes
X-Ray Scattering and Reflectivity Studies
10.45 – 11.00 Ryan Hamblin
Characterization and Applications of the Nanoscale Structure of Amphiphilic Block Copolymers
11.00 – 11.15 Break
11.15 – 12.30 2nd Oral session
11.00 - 11.15 Lauren Zundel
Flat Top Surface Plasmon Polariton Beams
11.15 - 11.30 Amy Soudachanh
Optical Measurements of SiN Coupled Ring Resonators for Optomechanical Gyroscopes
11.45 – 12.00 Bryan Rubio‐Perez
Engineering the Optical Properties of Aluminum Oxide
12.00 – 12.15 John Keeney
Optical Rogue Wave Generation in Dielectrics with Correlated Fluctuations of Refractive Index
12.15 – 12.30 Asher May
Extraordinary Enhancement of Dipole‐Forbidden Transitions Using Nanostructured Graphene
12.30 – 14.00 Lunch and barrel implosion
(in the lobby of the P&A department)
14.00 – 15.30 Lab Tours
Lidke Lab, Becerra Lab, Sheik-Bahae Lab, and Center for Advanced Research Computing
15.30 - 16.30 Poster session
Bradley Malko (NAU)
Thermal Infrared Planetary Science Imager
Eric Putney
Analysis of Diffusion of a Rhodium Adatomona Tungsten (111) Surface
Dilys Ruan
Analysis of Diffusion of a Rhodium Adatomona Tungsten (111) Surface
Lauren Zundel
Spatially Resolved Optical Sensing Using Graphene Nanodisk Arrays
Christian Roberts
Probabilistic and Statistical Modeling of Nanoparticle Diffusion Processes
Bryan Rubio-Perez
Engineering the Optical Properties of Aluminum Oxide
Brady Spears
Computer Modeling of Subsurface Density Structures
Daniel Puentes
Automation of a High Precision Stage For X-Ray Grazing Incidence Small-Angle Scattering (GI-SAXS) and Reflectivity (XR) Studies
17.30 - 18.00 Concluding remarks and awards
18.00 - 20.00 Dinner (in the lobby of the P&A department)
20.00 - 21.00

Observing at the campus observatory

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