speaker series

The CPU2AL Speaker Series is an outreach, educational, and public service activity where CPU2AL distinguished speakers or external subject matter experts interact with advanced undergraduate and graduate students to showcase research in LTP and deliver colloquia throughout the academic year.


Available Speakers and Presentations

Superhard Coatings: Beyond Diamond Dr. Aaron Catledge, The University of Alabama at Birmingham

Faltering Steps into the Galaxy Dr. Gary P. Zank, The University of Alabama in Huntsville

Seeing the Invisible Dr. J.D. Perez, Auburn University

On the Development and Modifications of Hybrid Tissue Scaffolds or Grafts Dr. Vinoy Thomas, The University of Alabama at Birmingham

Synthesis of Crystalline Carbon from Packing Waste and their Applications Dr. Vijay Rangari, Tuskegee University

Microplasmas: Possibilities of the Small Scale Dr. Gabe Xu, The University of Alabama in Huntsville

Modeling Solar Wind and Its Interaction with the Interstellar Medium Dr. Nikolai Pogorelov, The University of Alabama in Huntsville 

Simulation of plasma and wave transport in the terrestrial magnetosphere Dr. Yu Lin, Auburn University

Electron Kinetics in Low-Temperature Plasma Dr. Vladimir Kolobov, The University of Alabama in Huntsville

Using complex plasmas to study all four states of matter Dr. Edward Thomas, Jr., Auburn University

Data-driven Magnetohydrodynamic Modeling of Solar Wind Propagation – From Chromosphere to Earth’s Magnetosphere Dr. Mehmet Sarp Yalim, The University of Alabama in Huntsville

Upcoming Events

Previous Events

June 5, 2019, at 2 PM 

Plasma, Plasma, Everywhere: Introduction to Plasma Science, Engineering, and Applications

Dr. Gabe Xu, The University of Alabama in Huntsville

Watch the recording here.

May 24, 2019, at 10 AM CT

Probe Measurement of Electron Energy Distribution in Low-Temperature Plasmas 

Dr. Valery Godyak, University of Michigan-Ann Arbor and RF Plasma Consulting

Join in person at The University of Alabama in Huntsville, Cramer Research Hall, Room 4078, 320 Sparkman Drive, Huntsville, AL 35805

Watch the live recording here.

January 24, 2019, at 10 AM

Data-driven Magnetohydrodynamic Modeling of Solar Wind Propagation – From Chromosphere to Earth’s Magnetosphere 

Dr. Mehmet Sarp Yalim, The University of Alabama in Huntsville

Join in person at The University of Alabama in Huntsville, Cramer Research Hall, Room 2096, 320 Sparkman Drive, Huntsville, AL 35805

You can find the recorded webinar here.

November 19, 2018, at 2 PM

Electron Kinetics in Low-Temperature Plasma

Dr. Vladimir Kolobov, CFD Research Corporation and the University of Alabama in Huntsville

Join in person at The University of Alabama in Huntsville, Cramer Research Hall, Room 2096, 320 Sparkman Drive, Huntsville, AL 35805

You can find the recorded webinar here.

March 9, 2018

Microplasmas: Possibilities of the Small Scale

Dr. Gabe Xu, The University of Alabama in Huntsville 

UAB Physics Department Colloquium

Birmingham, Alabama

July 23, 2018

Joint Space Summer Camp Lecture: Using complex plasmas to study all four states of matter 

Dr. Edward Thomas, Jr., Auburn University

July 24, 2018

Joint Space Summer Camp Lecture: Seeing the Invisible

Dr. J.D. Perez, Auburn University