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Socorro Colloquium Schedule - Spring 2016

by Hubertus Intema last modified Nov 01, 2016 by Juergen Ott
NRAO Socorro Friday Colloquium Schedule - Spring 2016

Colloquia are held in the auditorium of the Domenici Science Operations Center (DSOC) in Socorro, New Mexico. All are welcome, but the talks generally assume a good grounding in research astronomy.

Colloquium talks are usually scheduled for 11am local time on Fridays; those which are not are indicated in green.

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Spring 2016

Friday
22 Jan 2016
11:00 MT
Opportunities to Advance visualization capabilities for ALMA Data Cubes through Toplogical Data Analysis
Speaker: Paul Rosen (U Utah)
Host: Jeff Kern
Friday
29 Jan 2016
11:00 MT
E-field Parallel Imaging Correlator:  An Ultra-efficient Architecture for Modern Radio Interferometers
Speaker: Nithyanandan Thyagarajan (ASU)
Host: Sanjay Bhatnagar
Friday
5 Feb 2016
11:00 MT
Cold Gas and the Evolution of Early-Type Galaxies
Speaker: Lisa Young (NMT)
Host: Gustaaf van Moorsel
Friday
12 Feb 2016
11:00 MT
Discussion of Dish Antenna Mechanical Designs in consideration of NGVLA needs
Speaker: Matt Fleming
Host: Steven Durand
Friday
19 Feb 2016
11:00 MT
Planetary Radio Interferometry and Doppler Experiments (PRIDE): a multidisciplinary enhancement of space science missions
Speaker: Dimitry Duev (Caltech)
Host: Paul Demorest
Friday
26 Feb 2016
11:00 MT
Compact binaries in globular clusters
Speaker: Tom Maccarone (Texas Tech University)
Host: Gustaaf van Moorsel 
Friday
4 Mar 2016
11:00 MT
The Exploits of Aging Stars as Revealed by Radio Wavelength Observations
Speaker: Lynn Matthews (MIT/Haystack)
Host: Mark Claussen
Monday
7 Mar 2016
2:00 MT

Special Colloquium

The I/O stack in High Performance Computing
Speaker: Rob Latham (Argonne National Lab)
Host:  Martin Pokorny

Friday
11 Mar 2016
11:00 MT
Data reduction workshop - no colloquium
Friday
18 Mar 2016
11:00 MT
Data reduction workshop - no colloquium
Friday
25 Mar 2016
11:00 MT

Spring Holiday - no colloquium

Friday
1 Apr 2016
11:00 MT
Radio Polarimetry and Cosmic Magnetism
Speaker: Bryan Gaensler (Dunlap Institute/U Toronto)
Host: Mark McKinnon 
Friday
8 Apr 2016
11:00 MT
A Zoo of Tidal Disruption Flares
Speaker: Brian Metzger (Columbia U)
Host: Amy Mioduszewski 
Friday
15 Apr 2016
11:00 MT
NRAO Observations of the First Submillimeter Galaxy and the Status of ARGUS on the GBT
Speaker: David Frayer (NRAO GB)
Host: Amy Kimball
Friday
22 Apr 2016
11:00 MT
Studying the Biggest Objects in the Universe Undergoing the Biggest Collisions in the Universe with the World's Biggest (moveable) Telescope
Speaker: Mark Devlin (U Penn)
Host: Steve Myers
Friday
29 Apr 2016
11:00 MT
AGN Triggering in Galaxy Mergers as Traced by Dual AGN and Offset AGN
Speaker: Julie Comerford (U Boulder)
Host: Sarah Burke-Spolaor
Friday
6 May 2016
11:00 MT
How to Make Massive Stars
Speaker: Qizhou Zhang (CfA)
Host: Vivianna Rosero 
Friday
13 May 2016
11:00 MT
The Intricate Role of Cold Gas and Dust in Galaxy Evolution at Early Cosmic Epochs
Speaker: Dominik Riechers (Cornell)
Host: Chris Carilli 
Friday
20 May 2016
11:00 MT
The Milky Way as a Laboratory for Galaxy Evolution
Speaker: Naomi McClure-Griffiths (ANU)
Host: Juergen Ott
Friday
27 May 2016
11:00 MT
RFI mitigation for array radio telescopes:  solutions and limitations
Speaker: Gregory Hellbourg (CSIRO)
Host: Rick Perley

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