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Early-Career Scientist Talks

Note: Zoom recordings are active for up to 200 days after event date. 


Fall 2020


Gabriele Bozzola, Are Black Holes Charged? A New Lesson from GW150914


Micheal Lundquist, A Summary of SAGUARO Observations during Advanced LIGO/Virgo's Third Observing Run


Stacey Alberts, Measuring the Total Infrared Light in High Redshift Galaxy Clusters


Shuo Kong, Filament formation via Collision-induced Magnetic Reconnection


Mojgan Aghakhanloo, Constraining the Evolution of Massive Stars


Samantha Scibelli, Detection of Complex Organic Molecules in Starless Cores in the Taurus Molecular Cloud


Jennifer Kadowaki, Spectroscopy of Ultra-diffuse Galaxies & Harnessing Deep Learning to Find Them


Narsireddy Anugu, Our Ongoing Optical Interferometry Study of Protoplanetary Disks and Exoplanets


Pierre Christian, Testing Gravity with the Event Horizon Telescope


Haowen Zhang, Trinity: Dark Matter Halo--Galaxy--Black Hole Connection from z=0-10


Jianwei Lyu, Mapping AGN Nuclear Obscuration with Infrared Light Echos


Nico Garavito Camargo, TBA


Spring 2020


Burcin Mutlu-Pakdil, The Smallest and Faintest Galaxies: Clues to the Nature of Dark Matter and Galaxy Formation

Kate Grier, Measuring Supermassive Black Hole Masses with the SDSS Reverberation Mapping Project


Huanian Zhang, Detection of the Circumgalactic Medium of Nearby Galaxies via Emission Lines

Shuo Kong, The formation of Stick in Orion A: Interplay between Gravity, Feedback, and Magnetic Fields


Jianwei Lyu, Demystifying the IR Emission of Type-1 AGNs from z~0 to z~6

Ryan Endsley, Massive Galaxies In the Reionization Era: New Insight From ALMA, MMT, and Spitzer


Narsireddy Anugu, Betelgeuse with Optical Interferometry

Christine O'Donnell, Observing Correlations Bewtween Dark Matter Accretion and Galaxy Growth


Irene Shivaei, Which Attenuation Curve Should We Use?: The Significant Variation of UV Dust Attenuation Curve with Metallicity at z~2

Garreth Martin, Automated Morphological Classification and Discovery Using Unsupervised Machine Learning Techniques


Sixiang Wen, Continuum-Fitting the X-ray Spectra of Tidal Disruption Events

Xiao Fang, Precision Joint-Probe Analysis of Large-Scale Structure


Feige Wang, Exploring Reionization-Era Quasars

Leonardo Krapp, Multispecies Simulations of Protoplanetary Disks


Sebastian Haffert, Self-learning Adaptive Optics

Karen Olsen, Far-infrared Emission Line Modeling of the Interstellar Medium


Harry Krantz, Chimera High Speed Photometer for SSA and Astronomy

Stacey Alberts, Completing the Census of AGN in GOODS-S/HUDF: New Ultra-Deep Radio Imaging and Predictions for JWST


Ryan Westernacher-Schneider, High-Order Convergence in Simulations of Binary Neutron Star Inspiral

Kamber Schwarz, The Evolution of Volatile Carbon During Planet Formation


Jinyi Yang, Multi-Wavelength Observations of the New Reionization-Era Quasar Sample: Reionization History and SMBH Growth

Carlos Vargas, Why I Stopped Waiting for Someone Else to Make Maps of the CGM

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