2016 Spring Meeting of the APS New England Section

April 1-2, 2016





Schedule



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Registration

Friday, April 1
Time : 12:30 - 5:00
Location: Science Center Lobby (see directions online; We suggest parking in Lot 8, directly opposite the Science Center. Handicapped parking is also available at that same location. )
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Invited Talks: I
Session: Physics of Fluids I
Time: Friday 2:15 - 5:30
Science Center - Hindle Auditorium
Chair: Jason Goodman

2:05 - 2:15 Introductory Remarks
Provost Linda Eisenmann

2:15 - 3:00 - The Dynamics of Greenland's Glacial Fjords and Their Role in Climate
Claudia Cenedese, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute

3:00 - 3:15 - Break

3:15 - 4:00 - Bursting Bubbles in Search of Invisible Droplets
James Bird, Boston University

4:00 - 4:15 - Break

4:15 - 5:00 - Superhydrophobic Drag Reduction
Blair Perot, University of Massachusetts
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5:00 - 5:15 Break
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Poster Session
Time: Friday 5:15 - 6:30
Mars Center for Science and Technology --- Spencer-Davis Cafe
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Dinner
Time: Friday 6:30 - 8:30
Emerson - Faculty Dining Room
Keynote Address: The Extremes of Fluid Dynamics
Nicole Sharpe, FYFD
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Visit the Observatory (weather permitting)
Time: Friday 8:30 - 10:00
Wheaton College Observatory
Mars Center for Science and Technology - 4th Floor
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Invited Talks: II
Session: Physics of Fluids II
Time: Saturday 9:00 - 11:00
Science Center - Hindle Auditorium
Chair: John Collins

9:00 - 9:45 - Tidal Heat and Fluid Flow on Pluto
Geoff Collins, Wheaton College

9:45 - 10:00 - Break

10:00 - 10:45 - Alien Seas: Fluid Flow of Oceans Throughout the Solar System
Jason Goodman, Wheaton College
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10:45 - 11:00 - Break
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Session: Fluid Dynamics
Time: Saturday 11:00 - 12:15
Mars Center for Science and Technology - Room 1314
Chair: Xuesheng Chen

11:00 - 11:15 - Retardation of Hydration Dynamics in the Bulk by Dissacharide Osmolytes
Nimesh Shukla, Wesleyan University

11:15 - 11:30 - Theory of mud sediments at the Bottom of the Ocean
Allan Pierce

11:30 - 11:45 - Direct Statistical Simulation: Ensemble Averaging
Altan Allawala, Brown University

11:45 - 12:00 - Studies of pH in Attoliter-Volume Droplets of Water
Trevor Demille, University of Massachusetts
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General Session
Time: Saturday 11:00 - 12:15
Mars Center for Science and Technology - Room 1141
Chair: Dipankar Maitra

11:00 - 11:15 - The Data Matrix: Dynamic Analysis of Remote Sensing Measurements
Nimmi Sharma, Central Connecticut State University

11:15 - 11:30 - Observation of Multiple Activation in Tg of Se90In8Ag2 Glassy Alloy
Dipti Sharma, Wentworth Institute of Technology

11:30 - 11:45 - Properties of White Light Generated by Near Infrared Excitation in Yttrium Silicates Undoped and Doped with Ytterbium
Hatun Cinkaya, Boston College

11:45 - 12:00 - Human Population Growth and the Mass of the Earth
David Kraft, University of Bridgeport

12:00 - 12:15 - A Unified Mathematical Field Theory
Douglas Sweetser
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Executive Committee Meeting
Time: Saturday 12:30 - 2:00
Mars Center for Science and Technology - Room 1313

Boxed lunch served
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REGISTRATION LINKS


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Deadline: March 11, 2016


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Deadline: March 23, 2016


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Last updated: 2016 Mar 31.