Spring 2016 Schedule
Senior Capstone Presentation by
Gettysburg College '16
"A Study on the Effect of Galaxy Cluster Interaction on the Cluster Mass Function"
Friday, April 29 at 3:30 p.m.
Sanford Leuba, Department of Cell Biology
University of Pittsburgh
"Single Molecule Approaches to DNA/Protein Interactions"
Thursday, April 21 at 4:00 p.m.
Derek Paley, Willis H. Young, Jr. Associate Professor of Aerospace Engineering Education
Department of Aerospace Engineering
University of Maryland
"Social and Ecological Factors Influencing Collective Behavior in Fish"
Friday, April 15 at 12:00 p.m.
Zev Bryant, Assistant Professor, Bioengineering, and (by courtesy) of Structural Biology
"Engineering Biological Molecular Motors"
Thursday, April 7 at 6:00 p.m. (General Audience Lecture)
"Measurement and Control of Nucleoprotein Machines"
Friday, April 8 at 12:00 p.m. (Technical Lecture)
Matt McGill, Goddard Space Flight Center
"Solving the world’s problems one laser pulse at a time"
Thursday, March 24 at 12:00 p.m.
Kevin Knuth, Departments of Physics and Informatics, University at Albany
"Rethinking the Foundations of Physics: An Introduction to Influence Theory"
Friday, March 18 at 3:30 p.m.
SCIENCE CENTER, Room 200 (*class in session until 3:30)
Lance McClean, Principal Scientist at National Security Technologies, Washington DC
Friday, February 19 at 12:00 p.m.
Fall 2015 Schedule
Student Capstone Presentations
Michael Booz, Zackery Jaouni, Kyle Labowski and William Vanderpoel, Gettysburg College '16
"Degradation of PDMS via Irradiation"
Friday, December 4 at 4:00 p.m.
Abby Bull, Gettysburg College '16
"Investigating the Electrostatics of Nucleosome Core Particle Compaction"
Tessa Thorsen, Gettysburg College '16
"Automated Stellar Classification"
Wednesday, December 9 at 4:00 p.m.
Heather Garland, Gettysburg College '16
"Forward Scattering and the MUSE Experiment"
Madison Hill, Gettysburg College '16
"Activity and Variability in M Dwarfs"
Andre Hinds, Gettysburg College '16
"The Newest Addition to the “Cosmological Toolbox”"
Friday, December 11 at 4:00 p.m.
Craig Foltz, Adjunct Lab Instructor in the Department of Physics, Gettysburg College
"The Next Big Things - Ground Based Telescopes in the Next Decade"
Thursday, November 12 at 12:00 p.m. (lunch at 11:30 a.m.)
Deepak Iyer, Assistant Professor of Physics and Astronomy, Bucknell University
"Can an Isolated Quantum System Ever Relax?"
Thursday, October 22 at 12:00 p.m. (lunch at 11:30 a.m.)