Previous Brown-bag Lunch Presentations:

 

 

·        Brown-Bag Lunch Presentation Schedule–Fall, 2015 and Spring, 2016 –  Organizers: Robert Clark, Holly Bevsek, Mei Chen

    

 

Place: Greater Issues Room (Spet 19, Nov 14, Feb 20) and Less Isuures Roome (Oct 17, and Apr 10)

Time: At noon on Fridays: Sept 19, Oct 17, Nov 14, Feb 20 and Apr 10

Note: Box lunches will be arranged for all student attendees

 

v     September 19 – Greater Issues Room

Speaker: Dr. Scott Yost, Physics

Title: Particle Physics at CERN 

Abstract: Click here

Dr. Scott Yost discusses Dark Matter

 

v     October 17 – Less Issues Room

Speaker: Dr. John Zardus, Bilogy

Title: The Name Game: Puzzling out Species Boundaries in the Sea”

Abstract: Click here

 

 

v     November 14 - Greater Issues Room

Speaker: Dr. Breeanne Swart, Mathematics and Computer Science

Title: Happy Numbers and Augmented Happy Numbers

Abstract: Click here

 

 

v     January 30 – Greater Issues Room

Speaker: Dean Lok Lew Yan Voon 

Title: 2015: International Year of Light and the Nobel Prizes 

Abstract: Click here

          

 

v     February 20 – Greater Issues Room

Speaker: Dr. Alena Fedarowich, Physics 

Title: X-ray crystallography: unveiling secrets of bacterial resistance to antibiotics” 

Abstract: Click here

  

 

v     April 10 –Greater Issures Room

Speaker: Dr. Greory Mazzaro, Electrical and Computer Engineering

Title: “Nonlinear Radar for Remotely Locating and Identifying Electronic Devices”

Abstract: Click here

 

          

 

 

·        Brown-Bag Lunch Presentation Schedule – Fall, 2013 and Spring, 2014 2014 –  Organizers: Saul Adelmen, Holly Bevsek, Mei Chen

 

Place: the Greater Issues Room

Time: At noon on the following Fridays

Note: Box lunches will be arranged for all student attendees

 

v     September 20

Speaker: Dr. Holly Bevsek, Chemistry

Title: “Methane Plumes on Mars:  Appearance, Destruction, and Controversy”

Abstract: Click here

 

v     October 18

Speaker: Dr. Luke Sollitt, Physics

Title: Laser Desorption Infrared Spectroscopy: a Novel Approach in the Search for Life on Other Worlds”

Abstract: Click here

 

v     November 15

Speaker: Dr. Deepti Joshi, Mathematics and Computer Science

Title: Applications of Spatio-Temporal Polygonal Clustering”

Abstract: Click here

 

v     January 17

Speaker: Dr. Chris Dondzila, Health, Exercise and Sport Science

Title: Examining Mediators to Physical Activity as a Link to Interventional Efforts Aimed at Increasing Activity Levels and Improving Physical Functioning in Older Adults.” 

Abstract: Click here

 

v     February 21

Speaker: Dr. Kristy Johnson, Biology

Title: “Stress Hormone Levels in 1st Semester Freshmen”

Abstract: Click here

 

v     April 18

Speaker: Dr. George Rudolph, Mathematics and Computer Science

Title: “Cloud Computing as a Utility”

Abstract: Click here

 

·        Brown-Bag Lunch Presentation Schedule–Fall, 2012 and Spring, 2013

 

Place: Greater Issues Room, Mark Clark Hall

Time: At noon on the following dates

Note: Box lunches will be arranged for all student attendees

 

v     September 21

Speaker: Dr. David M. Donnell, Biology

Title: Aliens and Predators - A Biological Thriller

Abstract: Click here

 

v     October 5

Speaker: Dr. Robert Clark, Physics

Title: A box for atoms”

Abstract: Click here

 

v     January 25

Speaker: Dr. Wes Dudgeon, Health, Exercise and Sport Science

Title: “Physiological and Performance Effects of Exercise in HIV-Infected Persons

Abstract: Click here

 

v     February 15, Grimsley Hall 112

Speaker: Dr. Blakely Adair, Chemistry

Title: Elemental Analysis: It is not elementary”

Abstract: Click here

 

v     February 22

Speaker: Dr. Lok Lew Yan Voon, Dean of Science/Math, Traubert Chair Professor of Physics

Title: Nanoscience: An Interdisciplinary Science”

Abstract: Click here

 

v     April 5

Speaker: Dr. Michael Verdicchio, Math and Computer Science

Title: Intervention in Boolean Network Models of Biological Systems

Abstract: Click here

 

·        Brown-Bag Lunch Presentation Schedule – Fall, 2011 and Spring, 2012

 

v     October 7

Speaker:  Dr. Russell Hilleke, Physics

Title:   Superconductivity: A Century of Surprises

Abstract: Click here

 

v     October 21

Speaker:  Dr. Antara Mukherjee, Mathematics and Computer Science

 Title: Non-Euclidean Geometry-Euclid's Chagrin or Gauss's Triumph? 

Abstract: Click here

 

v     January 27

Speaker:  Dr. John Zardus, Biology

                  Title: Adrift In The Sea: There’s No Place Like Home, Especially A Mobile Home

Abstract: Click here

 

v     February 24

Speaker:  Randy Blanton, Chemistry

                  Title: The Microenvironment of Polymer Supported Reagents and its Effect on Solid-Phase Syntheses

Abstract: Click here

 

v     April 6

Speaker:  Dr. Siripong Potisuk, Electrical and Computer Engingeering

                  Title: “Machine Learning Techniques in Automatic Speech Recognition

Abstract: Click here

 

·        Brown-Bag Lunch Presentation Schedule – Fall, 2010 and Spring, 2011

 

v     September 24

Speaker:  Dr. Claudia Rocha, Biology

Title: Bifunctional effects of Pseudomonas aeruginosa Exoenzyme S on macrophage function

Abstract:  Click here

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v     October 15

Speaker:  Dr. Dena Garner, Health Exercise and Sport Science

Title: The Effects of Mouthpiece Use on Cortisol Levels During an Intense bout of Resistance Exercise

Abstract: Click here

 

v     November 12

Speaker:  Dr. Dave Trautman, Mathematics and Computer Science

Title: Modeling Playoff Appearances in Major League Baseball

Abstract: Click here.

 

v     February 4

Speaker:  Dr. Ronald E. Hemingway, Dept of Chemistry

                  Title: Searching for Less in Less

Abstract: Click here

 

v     March 4

Speaker:  Dr. Robert Barsanti, Dept of Electrical and Computer Engineering

                  Title: Wavelet Transform Basics and Applications

Abstract: Click here

 

·        Brown-Bag Lunch Presentation Schedule – Fall, 2009 and Spring, 2010

 

v     September 11

Speaker:  Dr. Chuck Groetsch, Dean of School of Science and Mathematics

Title: A Vulgarized Introduction to Inverse Problems in the Mathematical Sciences

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v     October 16

Speaker:  Dr. Wes Dudgeon, Health Education and Sports Science

Title:  Caloric Expenditure and Physiological Responses During and Following of a Suspension Training Workout

Abstract: Click here.

Power Point slides:  Click here

 

v     November 13

Speaker:  Dr. Scott A. Yost, Dept of Physics

Title: The Physics of the Large Hadron Collider

Abstract: Click here.

 

v     February 5

Speaker:  Dr. Paul Simone, Dept of Chemistry

                  Title: Developing Automated Chemical Analyzers for On-line Monitoring of Trihalomethanes

                           and Haloacetic Acids in Drinking Water Systems Distribution Systems

Abstract: Click here.

 

v     February 19

Speaker:  Dr. Jason Skinner, Dept of Electrical and Computer Engineering

                  Title:  "An Introduction to Frequency-Hopping Spread-Spectrum (FHSS) Data

                             Communication Techniques"

Abstract:  Click here.

Power Point slides:  Click here

 

v     March 12

Speaker:  Dr. Margaret Francel, Dept of Mathematics and Computer Science

Title:  "The Grammatical Inference Problem”

Abstract:  Click here.

 

·        Brown-Bag Lunch Presentation Schedule – Fall, 2008 and Spring, 2009

 

Place:  Greater Issues Room, Mark Clark Hall

Time:   At noon on the following dates

 

v     September 19

Speaker:  Dr. Spencer Hurd, Dept of Mathematics and Computer Science

Title: Puzzles and Pythagoras in the Classroom

Abstract:  click here

Full text of presentation: click here

 

v     October 17

Speaker:  Dr. Tom Jerse, Dept of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Title: Consideration of Electromagnetic Effects in Aircraft Design

Abstract: :  click here

Power Point slides: click here

 

v     November 7

Speaker:  Dr. Mike Dorke, Dept of Chemistry

Title: Adsorption of Sarin and Dimethylmethylphosphonate (DMMP) on Zinc Oxide Surfaces

Abstract: click here

 

v     February 6

Speaker:  Dr. John Weinstein, Dept of Biology

Title:  Stormwater Detention Ponds: Residential Amenities or Hazardous Waste Sites?

Abstract:  click here

 

v     March 6

Speaker:  Dr. Timothy Mays, Dept of vil and Environment Engineering

                  Title:  The Great 1886 Charleston Earthquake

Abstract:  click here

Slides (pdf): click here

 

v     April 3

Speaker:  Dr. Edward Hajduk, Dept of Civil and Environment Engineering

Title: 

Abstract: 

 

·        Brown-Bag Lunch Presentation Schedule – Fall, 2007 and Spring, 2008

 

Place:  Room 228 (across the Great Issues Room), Mark Clark Hall

Time:   12:05-12:45pm, the 2nd Wednesday of each month –

 

v     April 9

Speaker:  Dr. Shankar Banik, Professor of Mathematics and Computer Science

Title: “Protocols and Algorithms for Collaborative Applications on the Internet”

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v     March 12

Speaker:  Dr. Holly Bevsek, Professor of Chemistry

Title: Reactivity of Carbon Nanotubes with High Pressures of Nitrogen Dioxide”

Abstract: Click here

 

v     February 13

Speaker: Dr. Danny Gustafson, Professor of Biology

Title: “Restoration of Natural Areas and the Potential Impact of Biofuel Crops”

Abstract: Click here

 

v     November 14

Speaker:  Dr. Paul Nolan, Professor of Biology

Title:  “Sexually Selected Animal Communication,

 or How Pretty-boy Penguins and Smooth-talking Finches Get the Girls

Abstract:  a Word file

 

v     October 10

Speaker:  Dr. Dena Garner, Professor of Health, Exercise, and Sport Science

Title:  The Effects of Aerobic Exercise and Resistance Training on Stage I and II Breast Cancer Survivors

Abstract:  a Word file

 

v     September 12

Speaker:  Dr. Saul Adelman, Professor of Physics

Title:  The Discovery of Stellar Weather

Abstract:  a Word file