Colloquium Archive

This archive lists previous terms' Colloquia with most recent at the top or return to the current term's Colloquium list.

Abstracts for talks are linked from the talk titles. Supplementary Materials include talk PDFs, answers to questions, etc.

Spring 2021

Recordings of presentations are linked from the talk titles and answers to student questions can be found below under Supplementary Materials. 

Date Speaker Institution Talk Title
Jan 20
Rebecca Fischer

Harvard University
Core Formation on Earth and Mars
Jan 27 Natalie Batalha University of California Santa Cruz Prelude to NASA's Next Great Observatory: Orchestrating a New Epoch of Exoplanet Exploration with Webb
Feb 3 Steve Reynolds ASU School of Earth and Space Exploration Mesozoic Evolution of Western Arizona and Southeastern California
Feb 10 Richard Pitt University of California San Diego Family Matters: The Impact of Family on Postdoctoral Attrition From the Academy
Feb 17 SESE student presentations ASU School of Earth and Space Exploration Equity in the Academic Sciences
Feb 24 Adina Paytan University of California Santa Cruz Corals on Acid - The Impact of Ocean Acidification on Corals and Coral Reefs
Mar 3 SESE grad students ASU School of Earth and Space Exploration Edward Buie II, John Morgan Christoph, Gregory Vance
Mar 10 David Brain University of Colorado Do Habitable Worlds Require Magnetic Fields?
Mar 17 SESE postdocs ASU School of Earth and Space Exploration Parke Loyd, Hayden Miller
Mar 24 Michael Line ASU School of Earth and Space Exploration The Worlds Way Out There
Mar 31 Nancy Riggs Northern Arizona University When Plates Collide: Turning Boring Beaches to Violent Volcanoes
April 7 Mars 2020 Perseverance Panel JPL and ASU Aaron Stehura (JPL), Jim Bell (ASU), Meenakshi Wadhwa (ASU)
April 14 Naomi Levin University of Michigan

Rare and Overlooked, but Mighty: Developing 17O for the Paleoclimate Toolkit

April 21 Jan Amend University of Southern California The Marine Deep Subsurface Biosphere: Team-Science Discoveries Over the Last Decade

Supplementary Materials (Spring 2021)

Colloquium Questions Answered

1/20/21 Rebecca Fischer "Core Formation on Earth and Mars" talking points and answers to student questions

2/3/21 Steve Reynolds "Mesozoic Evolution of Western Arizona and Southeastern California" talking points
2/10/21 Richard Pitt "Family Matters: The Impact of Family on Postdoctoral Attrition From the Academy" talking points and answers to student questions

2/17/21 SESE students (in order of presentations):

Claire Richardson “Leveling the playing field: making fieldwork in SESE and CLAS more equitable and accessible” talking points and answers to student questions

Alexa Drew “Creating Inclusivity to Improve Retention for Minoritized Students in SESE” talking points and answers to student questions

Searra Foote “Achieving the Equitable Classroom Environment: Recommendations for SESE Faculty to Increase Student Retention”  talking points and answers to student questions

Mara Karageozian “Tools for Fostering Equity and Inclusion in SESE: Top-Down v. Bottom-Up Solutions” talking points and answers to student questions

2/24/2021 Adina Paytan "Corals on Acid - The Impact of Ocean Acidification on Corals and Coral Reefs" talking points and answers to student questions

3/3/2021 SESE graduate students (in order of presentations):

Edward Buie II “The Turbulent Halos of Galaxies” talking points and answers to student questions

John Morgan Christoph “Space Weathering on Metallic Asteroids: Insights from Laboratory Experiments” answers to student questions

Gregory Vance “Asymmetric Supernovae and the Elements They Create” talking points and answers to student questions 

3/10/21 David Brain "Do Habitable Worlds Require Magnetic Fields?" talking points

3/17/21 SESE postdocs:

Parke Loyd “Adrift in a Tempest: Observing Space Weather Conditions for Earth-Like Planets around Red Dwarf Stars" answers to student questions

Hayden Miller “Elucidating the History of the Moon’s Surface - High Spatial Resolution 40Ar/39Ar Geochronology of Multigenerational Lunar Impact Melt Rocks” talking points and answers to student questions

3/24/21 Michael Line "The Worlds Way Out There" answers to student questions
3/31/21 Nancy Riggs "When Plates Collide: Turning Boring Beaches to Violent Volcanoes" talking points part 1 and part 2Talking points are viewable only and may not be downloaded or printed. Accessible with an ASU google account only.
4/21/21 Jan Amend "The Marine Deep Subsurface Biosphere: Team-Science Discoveries Over the Last Decade" answers to student questions. For talking points, please reference the C-DEBI website and these papers from Amend's research group: 2020 Amend et al (EnvMicro), 2020 Bradley et al (Sci Advances), 2020 LaRowe et al (GCA), and 2020 LaRowe et al (Geology)

Fall 2020

View the recorded Zoom webinar by clicking on the talk title. Not all presentations were recorded.

Date Speaker Institution Host Talk Title
Aug 26 Jim Tyburczy ASU - School of Earth and Space Exploration

The History and Heritage of SESE

Sept 2 Dan Shim ASU - School of Earth and Space Exploration

Hydrogen and Planets

Sept 9 Mona Jarrahi University of California LA New Frontiers in Terahertz Technology
Sept 16 Craig Hardgrove ASU - School of Earth and Space Exploration Searching for Lunar Water with LunaH-Map: Tiny Interplanetary Spacecraft with Big Science and Exploration Goals
Sept 23 Nick Schneider Colorado University Surprises from MAVEN at Mars: Aurora, Meteor Showers, and a New Water Loss Paradigm
Sept 30 Jamie Elsila NASA Goddard Space Flight Center Extracting Secrets of the Solar System: Soluble Organic Analysis of Meteorites and Returned Samples
Oct 7 Julie Fosdick University of Connecticut To See the World in a Grain of Sand: Sedimentary Signals of Young Faulting Along an Old Strand of the San Andreas Fault
Oct 14 Student Presentations ASU-School of Earth and Space Exploration Emily Zawacki, Sierra Ferguson, Wren Raming
Oct 21 Kristian Finlator New Mexico State University Linking Galaxy Formation with Cosmic Reionization
Oct 28 Bobby Braun JPL Growing Planetary Science Together
Nov 4 Lisa White University of California Berkeley

Integrating Field Paleontology and Visualization Tools to Enhance Geoscience Instruction for Diverse Audiences

Nov 18 SESE Postdocs ASU - School of Earth and Space Exploration Melodie Kao, Hannes Bernhardt
Dec 2 Aomawa Shields University of California Irvine Recipe for a Habitable Planet

Supplementary Materials (Fall 2020)

View the recorded Zoom webinar by clicking on the talk title in the Fall 2020 table above. Not all presentations were recorded.

Colloquium Questions Answered

9/2/2020 Dan Shim Colloquium "Hydrogen and Planets" answers to student questions PDF

9/23/2020 Nick Schneider Colloquium "Surprises from MAVEN at Mars: Aurora, Meteor Showers, and a New Water Loss Paradigm" PDF talking points, PDF student questions corresponding to video file with answers.
10/21/2020 Kristian Finlator "Linking Galaxy Formation with Cosmic Reionization" PDF talking points and PDF answers to student questions
10/28/2020 Bobby Braun Colloquium "Growing Planetary Science Together" PDF talking points
11/18/2020 Hannes Bernhardt PDF talking points and PDF answers to student questions
12/2/2020 Aomawa Shields "Recipe for a Habitable Planet" PDF talking points

Summer 2020

Date Speaker Institution Host Talk Title
June 3 SESE Leadership ASU - School of Earth and Space Exploration Mini Wadhwa

SESE Community Conversation

June 17 Paul Scowen ASU - School of Earth and Space Exploration Hubble at 30: Looking Beyond the Eagle at Star and Planet Formation
June 24 Molly Simon ASU Citizen Science in the Classroom: Successes and Shortcomings
July 1 SESE Leadership ASU - School of Earth and Space Exploration Mini Wadhwa SESE Community Conversation
July 8 Mingming Li ASU - School of Earth and Space Exploration Multi-scale deep mantle structure and convection
July 15 Christy Till ASU - School of Earth and Space Exploration New Insights into Magmatic Systems
July 22 Peter Buseck ASU-School of Molecular Sciences From Earth to Deep Space: Nanomineralogy at ASU
July 29 Devin Schrader ASU-Center for Meteorite Studies Investigating the history of our protoplanetary disk through meteorites
Aug 5 SESE Leadership ASU - School of Earth and Space Exploration Mini Wadhwa SESE Community Conversation
Aug 12 Maitrayee Bose ASU - School of Earth and Space Exploration Probing water in small celestial bodies with mass spectrometry
Aug 19 Joe O'Rourke ASU - School of Earth and Space Exploration

Mysteries of Venus: From Crust to Core

Spring 2020

Date Speaker Institution Host Talk Title
Jan 15 SESE Leadership ASU - School of Earth and Space Exploration SESE Welcome and Community Conversation
Jan 22 Alex Navrotsky ASU - School of Molecular Sciences

Materials of the Universe 

Navrotsky Presentation Slides

Jan 29 David Williams ASU - School of Earth and Space Exploration World of Fire (and Ice): Exploring Jupiter’s moon Io
Feb 5 Timiebi Aganaba ASU - School for the Future of Innovation in Society

The Space Force: From Rhetoric To Reality

Aganaba Presentation Slides

Feb 12 Amy Mainzer University of Arizona Near-Earth Asteroids and Comets: Opportunity and Risk
Feb 19

Anna Grau Galofre and Alan Jackson

ASU - School of Earth and Space Exploration SESE Exploration Fellow Presentations
Feb 26 Kathryn Johnston Columbia University Privilege, Power and Leadership in Academia
Mar 4 Kalind Carpenter NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory

Accessing an Alien Ocean: the Exobiology Extant Life Surveyor (EELS)
Mar 11 SPRING BREAK  
Mar 18

Julie Fosdick

Canceled

University of Connecticut To see the world in a grain of sand: Sedimentary signals of young faulting along an old strand of the San Andreas Fault

Mar 18

Community Conversation

 Presented via Zoom

Mar 25

Sanchayeeta Borthakur

ASU - School of Earth and Space Exploration

Presented via Zoom

How do galaxies like the Milky Way grow?
April 1 Community Conversation 

Presented via Zoom

April 8 SESE Students

ASU - School of Earth and Space Exploration

Presented via Zoom

Zachary Torrano: Isotopic investigations of meteorites: using forensic tracers to unravel the mysteries of our early Solar System

Tyler Richey-Yowell: The K Dwarf Advantage: Assessing the Habitability of Planets Orbiting K Stars

April 15 Kim Cobb

Georgia Tech

Presented via Zoom

Climate Resilience for the 21st century - Smart Sea Level Sensors

April 22 Peter Girguis 

Harvard University

Presented via Zoom

There and Back Again: An oceanographer’s tale about ocean worlds here and beyond

April 29 Community Conversation Presented via Zoom  

Supplementary Materials (Spring 2020)

Colloquium Questions Answered
1/22/20 Alexandra Navrotsky Colloquium "Materials of the Universe" answers to student questions PDF
1/29/20 David Williams Colloquium "World of Fire (and Ice): Exploring Jupiter's Moon Io" answers to student questions PDF
2/5/20 Timiebi Aganaba Colloquium "The Space Force: From Rhetoric to Reality" answers to student questions PDF
2/19/20 Alan Jackson Colloquium “Stop hitting yourself! Puncturing the early lunar crust with returning debris" answers to student questions PDF
2/26/20 Kathryn Johnston Colloquium "Privilege, Power and Leadership in Academia" PDF answers to student questions and PDF talking points
4/8/20 Zachary Torrano Colloquium "Isotopic investigations of meteorites: Using forensic tracers to unravel the mysteries of our early Solar System" answers to student questions PDF
4/15/20 Kim Cobb Colloquium "Climate Resilience for the 21st century - Smart Sea Level Sensors” PDF talking points and PDF student questions corresponding to audio files with answers

Fall 2019

Date Speaker Institution Host Talk Title
Aug 28 James Gaherty Columbia University Looking Down from the Bottom of the Sea: Imaging Mantle Convection and Tectonic-Plate Formation from a New Perspective
Sep 4 SESE Leadership ASU—School of Earth and Space Exploration (SESE) SESE Welcome and Community Conversation
Sep 11 Andrew Klesh Jet Propulsion Lab Miniaturizing Exploration: Thinking Small to Investigate the Deep Ocean to Deep Space
Sep 18 Hilairy Hartnett ASU—School of Earth and Space Exploration (SESE) The (Bio)Geochemistry of Exoplanets: What Do We Know and What Do We Need to Know?
Sep 25 Jennifer Heldmann NASA Ames Terrestrial Analog Fieldword: Overview of Science and Exploration Research to Enable Lunar and Planetary Exploration
Oct 2 Rosaly Lopes Jet Propulsion Lab Global Geology of Titan from Cassini
Oct 9 SESE Early Career School of Earth and Space Exploration
Oct 16 Moses Milazzo Other Orb LLC Pro-Social Behaviors are Contagious: Creating Brave Spaces for Bystander Intervention of Bullying and Harassment
Oct 23 Aradhna Tripati UCLA Glacial Climate from Clumped Isotope Thermometry
Oct 30 Melanie Barboni ASU-School of Earth and Space Exploration (SESE) Discovering Lost Lunar Magmas
Nov 6 James Stone Princeton University Using Computation to Understand Why Black Holes Shine
Nov 27 Thanksgiving
Dec 4 Darlene Lim NASA Ames Designing and Developing for Human Scientific Exploration of the Moon, Deep Space and Mars

Supplementary Materials Fall 2019

Colloquium Questions Answered
 9/4/19 SESE Leadership Colloquium "Community Conversation" answers to student questions PDF
 9/25/19 Jennifer Heldmann Colloquium "Terrestrial Analog Fieldwork" answers to student questions PDF
10/9/19 Chad Ostrander Colloquium "Tracking the Initial Oxygenation of Earth's Oceans" answers to student questions PDF
10/9/19 Duho Kim Colloquium "Correcting for Extinction by Cosmic Dust in Galaxies" answers to student questions PDF
11/6/19 James Stone Colloquium "Using Computation to Understand Why Black Holes Shine" answers to student questions PDF
12/4/19 Darlene Lim Colloquium "Designing and Developing for Human Scientific Exploration of the Moon, Deep Space, and Mars" PDF

Spring 2019

Date Speaker Institution Host Talk Title
Jan 9 David Lawrence Johns Hopkins, Applied Physics Lab Craig Hardgrove Using Gamma Rays and Neutrons to Measure the Elemental Composition of Planetary Bodies
Jan 16 Alycia Weinberger Carnegie Institution of Washington, Department of Terrestrial Magnetism Jennifer Patience Astronomical Constraints on Planet Formation
Jan 23 Ben Mazin University of California, Santa Barbara Chris Groppi Looking for Planets Outside Our Solar System with Superconducting Photon Detectors
Jan 30 Katherine Hayhoe Texas Tech University Hilairy Hartnett Mitigate, Adapt — or Suffer: Connecting Global Change to Local Impacts and Solutions
Feb 6 Erika Rader University of Idaho Amanda Clarke Volcanic Spatter Across the Solar System: How Idaho+Lava Bombs = Water on Mars
Feb 13 Erika Hamden University of Arizona Evgenya Shkolnik The Ridiculous World of Scientific Ballooning
Feb 20 H. Tuba Özkan-Haller Oregon State University Patrick Young Transforming Academia: Advancing Diversity, Inclusion, and Social Justice in the Sciences
Feb 27 Evgenya Shkolnik ASU-School of Earth and Space Exploration (SESE) Peter Buseck Exploring Exoplanets and their Stars with the UV Space Telescopes of the Past, Present and Future
Mar 6 Spring Break
Mar 13 Jnaneshwar Das ASU-School of Earth and Space Exploration (SESE) Jnaneshwar Das Robots in the Wild: Collaborative Exploration and Mapping
Mar 20 Mary Knapp Massachusetts Institute of Technology Judd Bowman Searching For Small Planets With a Tiny Telescope: The Story of ASTERIA
Mar 27 Deanne Rogers Stony Brook University Phil Christensen Interpreting the Rock Record of Early Mars
Apr 3 Larry Matthies Jet Propulsion Laboratory Jnaneshwar Das Vision Systems for Planetary Landers and Drones: Progress and Challenges
Apr 10 Alison Duvall University of Washington Christy Till Magnitude 9 Cascadia Subduction Zone Earthquakes and Landslides: How Will the Hillslopes Handle the Big One?
Apr 17 Marcia Bjornerud Lawrence University Ramon Arrowsmith Reading the Record of Ancient Earthquakes At Three Levels in the Crust: Insights From Greenschist-, Amphibolite- and Eclogite-Facies Pseudotachylytes
Apr 24 Tammy Rittenour Utah State University Arjun Heimsath Shifting Sand and Streams on the Grand Staircase, Southern Utah

Supplementary Materials (Spring 2019)

Colloquium Talk Slides (PDF) Colloquium Questions Answered Additional Information
Rader Lawrence Rader video
Das Weinberger
Rogers Rader
Duvall (25 MB version) Hamden
Duvall (97 MB version) Das (plus erratum)
Bjornerud Rogers
Duvall
Bjornerud

Fall 2018

Date Speaker Institution Host Talk Title
Aug 22 Kanani Lee Yale University Tom Sharp Facilitating Oxidation of the Atmosphere Through Mantle Convection
Aug 29 Gregg Hallinan California Institute of Technology Judd Bowman Imaging All the Sky All the Time in Search of Radio Exoplanets
Sept 5 Elizabeth Tasker Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) Steve Desch Finding Patterns in Planets: A Neural Network Approach to the Exoplanet Dataset
Sept 12 Jenny Suckale Stanford University Lindy Elkins-Tanton The Role of Multiphase Instabilities in Nature’s Extremes
Sept 19 Missy Eppes University of North Carolina–Charlotte Arjun Heimsath Cracking Up: Gaining New Insight into Mechanical Weathering Through the Lens of Fracture Mechanics
Sept 26 Manoochehr Shirzaei ASU-School of Earth and Space Exploration (SESE) Ramon Arrowsmith Space-borne SAR Interferometry and Applications: Three Decades of Innovation and Problem Solving
Oct 3 Estella Atekwana University of Delaware Ramon Arrowsmith Biogeophysics: Exploring Earth’s Subsurface Biosphere using Geophysical Approaches
Oct 10 Jayne Belnap U.S. Geological Survey–Moab Heather Throop Beauty Can Be Just Skin-deep: the Essential Role of Surficial Microbes in Current and Future Desert Ecosystem Function
Oct 17 Aldo Spadoni Aerospace Imagineering Steve Semken Exploring the Boundaries of Art, Design, Aerospace Engineering & Popular Culture
Oct 24 Lucianne Walkowicz Adler Planetarium Evgenya Shkolnik Becoming Interplanetary: Grappling with the Human Side of Mars Exploration
Oct 31 Kiri Wagstaff NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory Craig Hardgrove Tell Me Why: Interpretable Machine Learning Discoveries for Earth and Space Exploration
Nov 7 Timothy Heckman Johns Hopkins University Sanchayeeta Borthakur Feedback and the Evolution of Galaxies and Black Holes
Nov 14 Heni Ben Amor ASU-Computing, Informatics, and Decision Systems Engineering (CIDSE) Jim Bell Machine Learning for Robots on Earth and in Space
Nov 21 Thanksgiving
Nov 28 James Lyons ASU-School of Earth and Space Exploration (SESE) Peter Buseck Comparing a Star to its Planets: A Story of Light Stable Isotopes in the Solar System

Supplementary Materials (Fall 2018)

Colloquium Talk Slides (PDF) Colloquium Questions Answered Additional Information
Lee Lee
Suckale Suckale
Shirzaei Eppes
Spadoni Spadoni
Wagstaff Wagstaff
Wagstaff (Tech Talk) Lyons

Spring 2018

Speaker Institution Host Talk Title
Jan 10 Iain Stewart U. of Plymouth, UK, 2017-2018 Geological Society of America (GSA) James B. Thompson Distinguished International Lecturer Ramon Arrowsmith Between a Rock and a Hard Place: Communicating Contested Geoscience to the Public
Jan 17 John Brady Smith College Peter Buseck Subduction Zone Pseudomorphs: Windows on High Pressure Grain Scale Processes
Jan 24 Sanchayeeta Borthakur ASU School of Earth and Space Exploration Peter Buseck Understanding How Galaxies Reionized the Universe
Jan 31 Ed Brown Michigan State University Patrick Young The Densest Matter in the Observable Universe: Accreting Neutron Stars and the Physics of Dense Matter
Feb 7 James Head Brown University Lindy Elkins-Tanton The Climate History of Mars: A Geological Perspective
Feb 14 Arif Babul University of Victoria, Canada Evan Scannapieco Galaxy Clusters as Cosmological Probes?
Feb 21 Bethany Ehlmann Caltech Mini Wadhwa Ceres, an Unexpectedly Active Dwarf Planet: Findings from the Dawn Mission
Feb 28 Michael Russell NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory Jack Farmer Why Does Life Start, What Does It Do, Where Will It Be, And How Might We Find It
Mar 7 Spring Break
Mar 14 Daniela Calzetti University of Massachusetts, Amherst Paul Scowen Linking the Scales of Star Formation
Mar 21 Cameron Smith Portland State University Danny Jacobs Human Exploration Technologies for the Second Space Age: Private Development of Space Suits for Earth Orbit and Beyond
Mar 28 Susannah Dorfman Michigan State U., 2017-2018 Consortium for Materials Properties Research in Earth Sciences (COMPRES) Distinguished Lecturer Thomas Sharp The Mineral Physics Test Kitchen: Recipes for Earth's Mantle and Core
Apr 4 Kiri Wagstaff Jet Propulsion Laboratory Machine Learning & Instrument Autonomy Craig Hardgrove Tell Me Why: Interpretable Machine Learning for Space Exploration and Beyond (talk given Oct 31, 2018)
Apr 11 Morgan Burks Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory Scott Smas Mercury, 16 Psyche, Mars, and Titan: Exploring the Solar System with Gamma Rays
Apr 18 George Cooper NASA Ames Research Center Sandra Pizarello The Analysis of Carbonaceous Meteorites: Unusual Mirror-Image Properties Of Organic Compounds From The Early Solar System
Apr 25 Mark Panning NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory Dan Shim Extraterrestrial Seismology: What We Can Learn on Mars and Icy Ocean Worlds

Supplementary Materials (Spring 2018)

Colloquium Talk Slides (PDF) Colloquium Questions Answered Additional Information
 Brown  Borthakur
 Smith   Brown
 Wagstaff  Babul
 Wagstaff (Tech Talk)  Ehlmann
 Smith
 Wagstaff
 Burks
 Cooper

Fall 2017

Date Speaker Institution Host Talk Title
Aug 23 Pierre Herkes ASU School of Molecular Sciences & School of Earth and Space Exploration Peter Buseck Clouds and Fogs in the Earth System
Aug 30 Carmala Garzione University of Rochester Kelin Whipple The Tectonic Evolution of the Central Andean Plateau and Geodynamic Implications for the Growth of Plateaus
Sept 6 Rene Ong University of California-Los Angeles Phil Mauskopf, Nat Butler Very High-Energy Astrophysics and the Cherenkov Telescope Array
Sept 13 Elizabeth Hajek Penn State Arjun Heimsath Measuring Ancient Landscape Dynamics from Sedimentary Deposits
Sept 20 Umaa Rebbapragada NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory Nat Butler Using Machine Learning for Discovery on Earth, Mars and Beyond
Sept 27 Lori Glaze NASA Goddard Space Flight Center Alyssa Rhoden Venus: The Forgotten, Mysterious Planet
Oct 4 Jason Wright Penn State Steve Desch Artifact SETI and the Puzzle of (Tabby) Boyajian's Star
Oct 11 Terry Fong NASA Intelligent Robotics Group Kip Hodges, Jim Bell Human-Robot Teaming for Space Exploration
Oct 18 Victoria Meadows University of Washington Evgenya Shkolnik The Habitability of Planets Orbiting M Dwarfs
Oct 25 Hal Levison Southwest Research Institute Phil Christensen The Formation of Planets from the Direct Accretion of Pebbles
Nov 1 Abby Kavner University of California-Los Angeles Jim Tyburczy The Electrochemical Earth
Nov 8 Joe Silk Johns Hopkins University Evan Scannapieco The Limits of Cosmology
Nov 15 Michael Line ASU-School of Earth and Space Exploration Paul Scowen Characterizing the Diversity of Extrasolar Atmospheres: From Planets to Brown Dwarfs
Nov 22 Thanksgiving
Nov 29 William McKinnon Washington University-St. Louis Everett Shock Pluto Explored! NASA’s Epic Voyage to the Edge of the Solar System

Supplementary Materials (Fall 2017)

Colloquium Talk Slides (PDF) Colloquium Questions Answered Additional Information
 Garzione  Garzione
 Ong  Ong
 Glaze  Glaze
 Glaze (Tech Talk)  Wright
 Wright  Fong

Spring 2017

Date Speaker Institution Host Talk Title
Jan 11 Christopher Loxton Loxton Cellars, Sonoma County Maitrayee Bose Science and the Art of Winemaking
Jan 18 Eiichi Egami Steward Observatory, University of Arizona Phil Mauskopf Observing the Distant Universe through Powerful Gravitational Lenses in Space
Jan 25 Greg Asner Carnegie Institution for Science and Stanford University Arjun Heimsath Exploring and Managing Forests from Above
Feb 1 David Blewitt Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory Mark Robinson MESSENGER's View of Hollows on Mercury, and Links to the Planet's High Volatile Content
Feb 8 David Kohlstedt University of Minnesota Peter Buseck Stress- and Reaction-Driven Melt Segregation – Formation of High-Permeability Paths in the Mantle
Feb 15 Ken Edgett Malin Space Science Systems Steve Ruff A More Vast and Accessible Martian Sedimentary Rock Record
Feb 22 Don Brownlee University of Washington Sandra Pizzarello What Samples of a Comet Tell Us About the Origin of the Solar System
Mar 1 Shanan Peters University of Wisconsin Everett Shock Earth's Long-Term Biogeochemical Evolution: a View From the Upper Crust
Mar 7 Spring Break
Mar 15 Lindy Elkins-Tanton ASU School of Earth and Space Exploration Jim Bell Psyche: Journey to a Metal World
Mar 22 Lance Gharavi ASU School of Film, Dance & Theatre and SESE Affiliate Ed Garnero Science, Art, Narrative
Mar 29 Gregory Taylor University of New Mexico Judd Bowman Science at Low Frequencies with the Long Wavelength Array
Apr 5 Dorothy Merritts Franklin and Marshall College Kelin Whipple Freeze-Dried, Rapidly Thawed Permafrost Landscapes, Breached Milldams, and their Relation to Modern Wetland-Stream Restoration, Eastern US
Apr 12 Christy Till ASU School of Earth and Space Exploration Stan Williams Are Yellowstone Eruptions Triggered in the Course of a Human Life?
Apr 19 Dan Cziczo Massachusetts Institute of Technology Ptere Buseck How Our Understanding of Climate and Precipitation is influenced by Uncertainties in Particle and Cloud Measurements

Supplementary Materials (Spring 2017)

Colloquium Talk Slides (PDF) Colloquium Questions Answered Additional Information
 Loxton  Loxton
 Blewett  Blewett
 Kohlstedt  Kohlstedt
 Edgett  Edgett
 Edgett (Tech Talk)  Brownlee
 Brownlee  Taylor
 Gharavi
 Taylor
 Taylor (Tech Talk)

Fall 2016

Date Speaker Institution Host Talk Title
Aug 24 Heather Throop ASU School of Earth and Space Exploration and School of Life Sciences Enrique Vivoni Deserts in a Changing World: Ecological Responses and Feedbacks to Climate Change
Aug 31 Alberto Conti Northrop Grumman Chris Groppi NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope
Sept 7 Tobias Fischer University of New Mexico Stan Williams Massive Emissions of Carbon During Continental Rifting: Implications for the Carbon Cycle and Climate
Sept 14 Danny Jacobs ASU School of Earth and Space Exploration Judd Bowman New Horizons in Experimental Astrophysics: Exoplanets and the Cosmic Dawn
Sept 21 Vicky Hamilton Southwest Research Institute Phil Christensen A New Approach to Characterizing Evidence of Parent Body Alteration in Carbonaceous Chondrite Meteorites
Sept 28 Timothy Grove Massachusetts Institute of Technology Lindy Elkins-Tanton Melting Conditions, Melting Processes and Mantle Sources of Mercury’s Surface Lavas
Oct 5 Christophe Sotin NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Caltech Jim Bell, Lindy Elkins-Tanton, Steve Desch Titan: an Organic World of Two Oceans
Oct 12 Briony Horgan Purdue University Jim Bell Mineral Signatures of Glacial Environments and Implications for Past Climates on Mars
Oct 19 Stanley Williams ASU School of Earth and Space Exploration Lynda Williams The Importance of Being There: Why I Study Active Volcanoes
Oct 26 Heather Petcovic Western Michigan University Steve Semken Thinking in the Field: How Experts and Novices Make a Geologic Map
Nov 2 Robert Staehle NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory Jekan Thanga Will Smallsats and CubeSats Revolutionize Solar System Exploration?
Nov 9 Rocky Kolb University of Chicago Rogier Windhorst Schrödinger’s Alarming Phenomenon
Nov 16 Maitrayee Bose ASU School of Molecular Sciences Stan Williams Exploring Solar System History through Isotopic Analysis of Extraterrestrial Dust
Nov 23 Thanksgiving
Nov 30 Elizabeth Cantwell ASU Office of Knowledge Enterprise Development, and School of Matter, Transport and Energy Lindy Elkins-Tanton The Future of Basic Research Focused on Humans in Space after Space Station is De-Orbited

Supplementary Materials (Fall 2016)

Colloquium Talk Slides (PDF) Colloquium Questions Answered Additional Information
 Horgan   Jacobs
 Petcovic  Petcovic
 Kolb

Spring 2016

Date Speaker Institution Host Talk Title
Jan 13 Robert Pappalardo NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory Phil Christensen Exploring Europa: A Potentially Habitable World
Jan 20 Wallace Broecker Columbia University Peter Buseck Global Warming: A Geologic Analogue
Jan 27 Andrea Donnellan NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory Ramón Arrowsmith The Past, Present and Future of Understanding Earthquakes using Space Observations
Feb 3 Penelope King Australian National University Rick Hervig Gas–Solid Reactions in Earth and Planetary Systems
Feb 10 David Kring Lunar and Planetary Institute Lindy Elkins-Tanton Testing the Inner Solar System Impact Cataclysm
Feb 17 Edwin Kite University of Chicago Alyssa Rhoden Powering Cryo-Volcanoes on Icy Moons
Feb 24 Alison Coil University of California, San Diego James Rhoads Unconscious Bias: Data, Studies, and Next Steps
Mar 2 Cathy Olkin Southwest Research Institute Boulder Jim Bell Our New View of Pluto
Mar 9 Spring Break
Mar 16 Alexandra Navrotsky University of California, Davis Jim Tyburczy A Lifetime in Thermodynamics
Mar 23 Klaus Lackner ASU School of Sustainable Engineering and the Built Environment, and the Center for Negative Carbon Emissions Peter Buseck Balancing the World's Carbon Budget
Mar 30 Thure Cerling University of Utah Ariel Anbar HAIR: History of Animals using Isotope Records
Apr 6 Mark Quigley University of Melbourne Kelin Whipple The 2010-2011 Canterbury Earthquake Sequence: From Paleoseismology to Policy
Apr 13 Sayfe Kiaei ASU School of Electrical, Energy, and Computer Engineering, and the Connection One Research Center  Lindy Elkins-Tanton Challenges in RF Integrated Circuits
Apr 20 Stefi Baum University of Manitoba Sangeeta Malhotra The Long Arc of Science
Apr 27 Emily Levesque University of Washington Sumner Starrfield Discovery of a Thorne-Zytkow Object Candidate in the Small Magellanic Cloud

Supplementary Materials (Spring 2016)

Colloquium Talk Slides (PDF) Colloquium Questions Answered Additional Information
 Broecker   King 
 Kite  Kring
 Navrotsky  Kite
 Navrotsky (Tech Talk)  Lackner
 Lackner  Cerling
 Cerling  Baum
 Cerling (Tech Talk)
 Baum
 Levesque