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Events under 'Meetings and Seminars'
Friday, December 09, 2016

Event Name

Date

Mechanical Engineering Thesis Defense

Alfred A Cordova III, master's candidate in the Mechanical Engineering Dept., will present "Performance Analysis of Biodiesel, Higher Alcohols and Type 2 Diesel Blends in a Compression Ignition Engine"  9a.m. in Weir 132.

Friday, December 09, 2016 9:00 am - 10:00 am
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NRAO Colloquium

Ellen Zweibel of the University of Wisconsin will present the NRAO-NM colloquium. Her talk is titled "The Basis for Cosmic Ray Feedback: Written on the Wind." Cosmic rays account for about 1/3 of the energy density in the interstellar medium of the Milky Way, and affect interstellar gas dynamics and thermodynamics significantly. Detection and modeling of non-thermal radio and gamma-ray emission from other galaxies and from galaxy clusters is making it possible to measure this fraction remotely and to test theories of cosmic ray acceleration and transport in other environments. Zweibel will discuss how cosmic rays are coupled to the ambient medium, assess where extensions of the coupling theory are needed, and show that the nature of cosmic ray coupling matters to the stability of interstellar gas and in driving galactic winds. 11 a.m. in the auditorium of the Domenici Science Operations Center.

Friday, December 09, 2016 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Chemistry Department Seminar

Seniors in the Chemistry Department will give presentations. Noon in Jones Annex 101. 

Friday, December 09, 2016 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Every Week until December 09, 2016

MS Hydrology Defense

Lauren Harrelson, master's student in the Earth and Environmental Science Department, will defend her thesis. Her talk is titled "Implementation of Field Research for Karst Hyporheic Flow in Bedrock Streams and Phreatic Caves." 2 p.m. in MSEC 203. Her advisor is John Wilson.

Friday, December 09, 2016 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Petroleum Engineering Master's Defense

Lalitasari Ravavarapu, a petroleum engineering master's student, defends her thesis, "Improving Mobility Ratio vs. Dealing with Fractures for Sweep Improvement with CO2 Flooding."  9 a.m. in Kelly 213 (PRRC).

Monday, December 12, 2016 9:00 am - 10:00 am
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Environmental Engineering Thesis Defense

Cassandra E. Sanchez, master's candidate in the Environmental Engineering Department, will present her thesis defense: "Computational Fluid Dynamic Modeling of Geothermal Menbrane Distillation." 9 a.m. in Jones Annex 108. 

Thursday, December 15, 2016 9:00 am - 10:00 am
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NRAO Special Colloquium

Rachel Friesen of the Dunlap Institute for Astronomy and Astrophysics is the guest speaker for a NRAO-Socorro special colloquium. Her talk is titled "Mass Assembly in Star-forming Clouds from Filaments to Disks." Recent surveys of dust continuum emission within Galactic star-forming regions have revealed the ubiquity of filamentary structures in molecular clouds. The prevalence of filaments within star-forming regions raises the tantalizing possibility that the star formation efficiency in molecular clouds is strongly dependent on how these dense filaments form and evolve. Using a summary of recent GBT, VLA and ALMA results, Friesen will show how the combined analysis of gas dynamics and chemistry in star-forming regions is critical for testing models of filamentary formation and evolution. She also will present early science results from the Green Bank Ammonia Survey (GAS) that is mapping the dense molecular gas of all the major star-forming molecular clouds within 500 pc with the GBT. 10 a.m. in the auditorium of the Domenici Science Operations Center (NRAO).

Thursday, December 15, 2016 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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