Student Talks

March Meeting of the American Physical Society, March 2011. Dallas, TX

  • Hannah McWilliams (Dr. Tinsley)
    Magnetic field dependence on neutrino-induced electron-positron creation rates 
  • Jordan Russell (Dr. Tinsley)
    Approximating the Production Rate for Neutrino-Induced Pair-Production in Intense Magnetic Fields 
  • Udai Garimella (Dr. Spayde)
    The Optimization and Implementation of the Qweak Database 

Fall Meeting of the APS Division of Nuclear Physics, November 2010.  Santa Fe, NM

  • Erik Urban (Dr. Spayde)
    Optimization and Accessibility of the Qweak Database 

April Meeting of the American Physical Society, February 2010.  Washington, DC

  • Laura Johnson (Dr. Tinsley)
    Effective approximations for computing neutrino-stimulated pair production 
  • John Meredith (Dr. Dunn)
    Noninvasive Lunar Exploration 
  • William "Jay" Porter (Dr. Tinsley)
    Magnetic enhancement of neutrino oscillations in matter 
  • Lauren Kendall (Dr. Dunn)
    Ground Motion Sensing Using a Triangular Laser 

3rd Joint Meeting of the APS Division of Nuclear Physics and the Physical Society of Japan, October 2009.  Waikoloa, HI

  • Rebecca Leonard (Dr. Spayde)
    Designing and Testing a Database for the Qweak Experiment 
  • Timothy Nichols (Dr. Spayde)
    The design and commissioning of a polarized helium-3 test stand  

2nd Annual Meeting of the Arkansas Association of Public Universities Conference, October 2009.  Little Rock, AR

  • Rebecca Leonard (Dr. Spayde)
    Designing and Testing a Database for the Qweak Experiment
     
  • Laura Johnson (Dr. Tinsley)
    Total production rate for neutrino-induced pair creation in a magnetic field 

April Meeting of the American Physical Society, May 2009.  Denver, CO

  • Ryan Strickland (Dr. Wright)
    Six degree-of-freedom thrust sensor for hybrid rocket 
  • Kirk Kimery (Dr. Dunn)
    Using ring laser gyroscopes to measure seismic induced rotation 
  • Mallory Young (Dr. Tinsley)
    Neutrino-Stimulated Pair-Creation in Supernovae 
  • Edward Holcomb (Dr. Spayde)
    Designing and Testing a Database for the Qweak Measurement 
  • Laura Johnson (Dr. Tinsley)
    Total production rate for neutrino-induced pair creation in a magnetic field 
  • John Meredith (Dr. Dunn)
    Noninvasive Prospecting for Lunar Minerals 

Arkansas Science and Technology Authority Research at the Capitol Day, January 2009.  Little Rock, AR

  • Timothy Pote (Dr. Spayde)
    Storing Data from Qweak--A Precision Measurement of the Proton's Weak Charge 
  • Timothy Nichols (NSF REU)
    Determining the polarization of 3He by means of an optical technique 
  • Mallory Young (Dr. Tinsley)
    Neutrino-Stimulated Pair-Creation in Supernovae 

50th Annual Meeting of the Division of Plasma Physics, November 2008. Dallas, TX

  • Adam Jacobs (NSF REU)
    The Impact of Correlations on MHD Equilibrium Reconstruction 

Fall Meeting of the American Physical Society Division of Nuclear Physics, October 2008.  Oakland, CA

  • Timothy Pote (Dr. Spayde)
    Storing Data from Qweak--A Precision Measurement of the Proton's Weak Charge 
  • Timothy Nichols (NSF REU)
    Determining the polarization of 3He by means of an optical technique  

April Meeting of the American Physical Society, April 2008.  St. Louis, MO.

  • Adam Jacobs (Dr. Dunn)
    Using a Large Ring Laser Gyroscope (RLG) to Understand the Torsional Components of Near-Field Seismic Events 
  • Josh Wilson (Dr. Wright)
    Six Degree-of-Freedom Thrust Sensor for Hybrid Rocket 
  • Link to pictures of trip.

Arkansas Space Grant Consortium Symposium, April 2008.  Morrilton, AR (Winthrop Rockefeller Institute).

  • Abram Harder (Dr. Dunn)
    Earthquake Analysis with Large Ring Laser Gyroscopes  

American Physical Society meeting, March 2006. Baltimore, MD.

  • Megan Fitzmaurice (Dr. Bandyopadhyay)
    Laser Assisted Cancer Immunotherapy: Mapping of the Necrosis Zone 
  • Lindsay Evans (Dr. Bandyopadhyay)
    Interstitial Laser Irradiation of Solid Tumors in Laser Assisted Cancer Immunotherapy 
  • Joshua Wilson (Dr. Bandyopadhyay)
    Laser Assisted Cancer Immunotherapy: Surface Irradiation 

American Physical Society meeting, March 2005. Los Angeles CA.

  • Robert Arnold (Dr. Bandyopadhyay)
    Temperature Control During the Delivery of Laser Assisted Cancer Immunotherapy 
  • Ryan Swindle (Dr. Bandyopadhyay)
    Laser Assisted Cancer Immunotherapy: Optical Dye Distribution in Tumors 
  • John Gray (Dr. Bandyopadhyay)
    Laser Assisted Cancer Immunotherapy: An Experimental Theraputic Approach in Balb/c Mice 
  • Julie Coats (Dr. Dunn)
    Large Ring Laser Gyroscopes for Geo\-physical Measurements 
  • Gregory Varner (Dr. Rolleigh)
    The Effect of Heterogeneous Conductivity on Thermal Diffusion in Tissue 
  • Tripp McGehee (Dr. Wright)
    Design of a Six Degree of Freedom Thrust Sensor 
  • Doug Woten (Dr. Wright)
    Design of Force Sensor Leg for a Rocket Thrust Detector for a Hybrid Rocket 

National Conference on Undergraduate Research, April 2004, Indianapolis, IN

  • Adam Zimmerman (Dr. Bandyopadhyay)
    Laser Assisted Cancer Immunotherapy: ICG Distribution in Tissue 
  • John Gray (Dr. Bandyopadhyay)
    Laser Assisted Cancer Immunotherapy: Measurement of Tumor Temperature 
  • Ivan Bogdanovic (Dr. Rolleigh)
    Dynamic Damage model of optical and thermal properties of tissue. 

National Conference on Undergraduate Research, April 2003, Salt Lake City, UT

  • Kyland Holmes (Dr. Bandyopadhyay)
    Optical dosimetry in laser-assisted cancer therapy 
  • Sara Bates (Dr. Dunn)
    Seismic Wave Analysis Using Large Active Ring Laser Interferometers 
  • Laura Walizer (Dr. Rolleigh)
    Monte Carlo Simulations of Light Interacting with Heterogeneous Tissue 
  • Dane Dormio (Dr. Wright)
    Evaluation of Several Original and Commonly Used Solar Cooker Designs 

American Physical Society National Meeting, March 2002, Indianapolis, MN

  • Kyland Holmes (Dr. Bandyopadhyay)
    Low temperature thermoluminescence in LiF: Mg, Cu, P Dosimeter 
  • James Smith (Dr. Bandyopadhyay)
    Photo-Stimulated Luminescence in KCI:Cu X-Irradiated at 77K 
  • Laura Walizer (Dr. Rolleigh)
    A Monte-Carlo Model of Light Interaction With Tissue 
  • Brian Alford (Dr. Rolleigh)
    A Theoretical Model of Pyramidal InAs/inP Quantum Dots 
  • Lawrence Dunn (Dr. Rolleigh)
    An Analysis of the Performance of a Reflective Square Pyramidal Optical Mixer and Concentrator. 

National Conference on Undergraduate Research- University of Wisconsin-Whitewater - March 2002

  • Kyland Holmes (Dr. Bandyopadhyay)
    Low Temperature Thermoluminescence of LiF:Cu, Mg, P Dosimeter 
  • Cody Hopkins (Dr. Bandyopadhyay)
    Photo-Stimulated Luminescence of Copper Doped Single Crystal of KBr X-irradiated at 77 K 
  • James Smith (Dr. Bandyopadhyay)
    Origin of Photo-Stimulated Luminescence in KCI:Cu X-Irradiated at 77K 
  • Sara Bates (Dr. Dunn)
    Seismic Wave Analysis Using Large Active Ring Laser Interferometers 
  • Larry Dunn (Dr. Rolleigh)
    An Analysis of a Reflective Square Pyramidal Optical Mixer and Concentrator. 
  • Brian Alford (Dr. Rolleigh)
    The recovery of the old nova CAR (1895) 
  • Carter Price (Dr. Rolleigh)
    Modeling Heat Transfer in Living Tissue 
  • Patrick Foley (Dr. Wright)
    Two stage pressure analysis of a hybrid rocket 
  • Dagim Tilahun (Dr. Rolleigh)
    6-Channel Ellipsometery 
  • Greg Webb (Dr. Wright)
    Dual Pressure Measurements of a Hybrid Rocket 

National Conference on Undergraduate Research- Lexington, KY - March 2001

  • Patrick Foley (Dr. Wright)
    Effects of High Concentration Guanidinium Azo-tetrazolate on Thrust and Specific Impulse of a Hybrid Rocket 
  • Kyland Holmes (Dr. Bandyopadhyay)
    Low Temperature Thermoluminescence of LiF:Cu, Mg, P Dosimeter 
  • Cody Hopkins (Dr. Bandyopadhyay)
    Photo-Stimulated Luminescence of Copper Doped Single Crystal of KBr X-irradiated at 77 K 
  • Sara Bates (Dr. Dunn)
    Non-Linear Thermal Effects in Microsphere Whipering-Gallery Modes 
  • Larry Dunn (Dr. Rolleigh)
    Detection of Amyloin Fibril formation in hen egg white Lysozyme using dynamic light scattering. 
  • Brian Alford (Dr. Rolleigh)
    The recovery of the old nova CAR (1895) 

APS April Meeting- Washington D.C. - April 2001

  • Dagim Tilahun (Dr. Wright)
    The Effect of High Concentration Guanidinium Azo-Tetrazolate on Thrust and Specific Impulse of a Hybrid Rocket 
  • Cody Hopkins (Dr. Bandyopadhyay)
    The Role of Copper Impurity in the Photo-Stimulated Luminescence from KBr Single Crystals X-irradiated at 77 K 
  • Kyland Holmes (Dr. Bandyopadhyay)
    LiF:Mg,Cu,P Radiation Dosimeter: A Study of Luminescence & Sensitivity. 

2001 AIAA Joint Propulsion Conference- Huntsville, AL

  • Justin Patton (Dr. Wright)
    The Effect of High Concentration Guanidinium Azo-Tetrazolate on Thrust and Specific Impulse of a Hybrid Rocket 

National Conference on Undergraduate Research- Missoula, Montana - April 2000

  • Justin Patton (Dr. Wright)
    A Thrust and Impulse Study of Guanidinium Azo-Tetrazolate as an Additive for Hybrid Rocket 
  • John Redford (Dr. Bandyopadhyay)
    Photo-Stimulated Luminescence in KBr:Cu: Thermal Properties 
  • Chelsey Bryant (Dr. Dunn)
    Stabilization of Large Ring Laser Interferometers 
  • Eric Mortenson (Dr. Rolleigh)
    Semiconductor Laser stability and dynamic temperature 
  • Matt Reason (Dr. Rolleigh)
    Finite Aperture Effects on semiconductor stability 

American Physical Society National Meeting, March 2000, Minneapolis, MN

  • John Redford (Dr. Bandyopadhyay)
    Photo-Stimulated Luminescence in KBr:Cu: It's Correlation with the Irradiation Temperature 
  • Hunter Mack (Dr. Dunn)
    Noninvasive Detection of Metallic Ions in a Hybrid Rocket Plume 
  • Eric Mortenson (Dr. Rolleigh)
    A Semiconductor Laser Model Including Dynamic Carrier Temperature 
  • Matt Reason (Dr. Rolleigh)
    A Semiconductor Laser Model Including Finite Aperture Effects 
  • Justin Patton (Dr. Wright)
    A Thrust and Impulse Study of Guanidinium Azo-Tetrazolate as an Additive for Hybrid Rocket Fuel 

National Conference on Undergraduate Research- Rochester, NY - April 1999

  • Maria E. Bell (Dr. Richard Rolleigh)
    Aperture Effects in Optical Resonators 
  • Emily Maher (Dr. Robert Dunn)
    Monitoring Metallic Compounds in Rocket Plumes 

Joint Meeting of the APS-AAPT- Atlanta, GA - March 1999

  • Brad L. Austin (Dr. Robert Dunn)
    Cavity Stability in Large Ring Laser 
  • Emily Maher (Dr. Robert Dunn)
    Monitoring Metallic Compounds in Rocket Plumes 

National Conference on Undergraduate Research- Salisburry, MD - April 1998

  • Maria E. Bell and Michael Rolleigh (Dr. Richard Rolleigh)
    Finite Aperture Effects in Ring Laser Cavities 
  • Ty R. McNutt (Dr. Robert Dunn)
    Monitoring Seismic Waves with a Ring Laser 
  • Chris M. Rogers (Dr. Robert Dunn)
    Detection of Metallic Compounds in Rocket Plumes 
  • Gary Russell, Ty McNutt, and Chris M. Rogers (Dr. Robert Dunn)
    Data Measurement and Analysis for a Large Ring Laser 
  • Benjamin Desha Stroud (Dr. Richard Rolleigh)
    Threshold and Stability: Properties of Semi-Conductor Ring Lasers 
  • Todd M. Tinsley (Dr. Richard Rolleigh)
    Elimination of Mean-Field Approximation in Models of Ring Lasers 

Joint Meeting of the APS-AAPT- Columbus, OH - April 1998

  • Maria E. Bell and Michael Rolleigh (Dr. Richard Rolleigh)
    Finite Aperture Effects in Ring Laser Cavities II: Results 
  • Ty R. McNutt (Dr. Robert Dunn)
    Monitoring Seismic Waves with a Ring Laser 
  • Chris M. Rogers (Dr. Robert Dunn)
    Detection of Metallic Compounds in Rocket Plumes 
  • Michael Rolleigh and Maria E.Bell (Dr. Richard Rolleigh)
    Finite Aperature Effects in Ring Laser Cavities I: Methods 
  • Benjamin Desha Stroud (Dr. Richard Rolleigh)
    Threshold and Stability: Properties of Semi-Conductor Ring Lasers 
  • Todd M. Tinsley (Dr. Richard Rolleigh)
    Elimination of Mean-Field Approximation in Models of Ring Lasers 

National Conference on Undergraduate Research- Austin, TX - April 1997

  • Joel Carter, Chris Rogers (Dr. Richard Ernst)
    Stochastic Resonance as a Probe of Protein Dynamics 
  • Gary W. Russell (Dr. Pradip Bandyopadhyay)
    Characteristics of Photo-Stimulated Luminescences in KBr:Cu+and KCl:Cu+Single Crystals 
  • Todd M. Tinsley (Dr. Richard Rolleigh)
    Transverse Effects In Ring Lasers: Modeling the Nonlinear Medium 

American Physical Society- Kansas City, MO - March 1997

  • Gary W. Russell (Dr. Pradip Bandyopadhyay)
    Characteristics of Photo-Stimulated Luminescences in KBr:Cu+and KCl:Cu+Single Crystals 
  • Todd Tinsley (Dr. Richard Rolleigh)
    Transverse Effects In Ring Lasers: Modeling the Nonlinear Medium 

Joint Meeting of the APS-AAPT- Indianapolis, IN - May 1996

  • Adam Brown (Dr. Richard Rolleigh)
    Impulse Response of a Baseball Bat 

National Conference on Undergraduate Research- Asheville, NC - April 1996

  • Stephen M. Carcieri, Ronald K. Kelly (Dr. Rick Ernst)
    Studying Functionally Important Protein Motions with AC Pressure Perturbation 
  • Kendal R. DePriest (Dr. Robert Dunn)
    Large Ring Interferometers as a Potential Detector of Seismic Waves 
  • Ronald K. Kelly, Stephen M. Carcieri (Dr. Rick Ernst)
    An AC Pressure Modulation Technique for Studying Protein Dynamics 
  • Scott L. Nooner, Gary W. Russell (Dr. Pradip Bandyopadhyay)
    Photo-Stimulated Luminescences in Cu+:NaCl and Cu+:KCl Single Crystals 
  • William S. Polk, Jr. (Dr. Robert Dunn)
    Detection of Metallic Ions in a Hybrid Rocket Plume 
  • Gary W. Russell, Scott L. Nooner (Dr. Pradip Bandyopadhyay)
    Photo-Stimulated Luminescences in Cu+:KBr: Experimental Techniques and Preliminary Results