Physics & Astronomy Colloquiuim

Thursday, November 29, 2012
4:00 PM - 5:20 PM
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Photo of speaker, Dr. Troy CarterPlease join us on Thursday, November 29, 2012 at 4pm in Mendocino Hall 1015 as we welcome Dr. Troy Carter from UCLA, who will present, "Taming Turbulence in Magnetized Plasmas."  Dr. Carter, a professor in the UCLA Department of Physics and Astronomy since July 2011, started his teaching career there as an Assistant Professor in July 2002.  

In 2009, the honor of being named an APS DPP Distinguished Lecturer was bestowed upon Dr. Carter.  In addition to that award, he has been the recipient of the UCLA Physics &  Astronomy Outstanding Teaching Award (2003-2008), NSF CAREER Award (2006), APS Excellence in Plasma Physics Research Award (2002), DOE Junior Faculty Development Award in Plasma Physics (2002), Outstanding Student Paper (SPA Section, AGU Spring Meeting, 2000, 2001), NASA Graduate Student Researchers Program Fellowship (1998-2001), National Science Foundation Graduate Fellowship (1995-1998), Princeton University Merit Award (1995), and DOE Magnetic Fusion Technology Fellowship (1995).    

Other than our final colloquium showcasing student senior project research on Thursday, Dec. 6, this will be our final colloquium of the Fall 2012 semester.  

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This talk is FREE and OPEN TO THE PUBLIC.

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