SESE Colloquium Series

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Welcome, and thank you for your interest in the Spring 2020 SESE Colloquium Series.

SESE Colloquia take place at 3:30 p.m. in the Marston Exploration Theater on the first floor of ISTB4. They are preceded by a light reception in the ISTB4 lobby at 3:00 p.m.

SESE students interested in having lunch with the speaker may sign up with our Google Docs lunch sign-up sheet. Lunches are 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. in PSF 543.

For more information, please contact Professor Ariel Anbar, colloquium committee chair.

Abstracts for talks are linked from the talk titles and answers to student questions can be found below under Supplementary Materials. Schedules, speakers, and materials from previous semesters' SESE Colloquia are accessible on the archive page here.

DateSpeakerInstitutionHostTalk Title
Jan 15SESE LeadershipASU - School of Earth and Space ExplorationMini WadhwaSESE Welcome and Community Conversation
Jan 22Alex NavrotskyASU - School of Molecular SciencesHilairy Hartnett

Materials of the Universe 

Navrotsky Presentation Slides

Jan 29David WilliamsASU - School of Earth and Space ExplorationSteve RuffWorld of Fire (and Ice): Exploring Jupiter’s moon Io
Feb 5Timiebi AganabaASU - School for the Future of Innovation in SocietyAriel Anbar

The Space Force: From Rhetoric To Reality

Aganaba Presentation Slides

Feb 12Amy MainzerUniversity of ArizonaMini WadhwaNear-Earth Asteroids and Comets: Opportunity and Risk
Feb 19

Anna Grau Galofre and Alan Jackson

ASU - School of Earth and Space ExplorationSESE Exploration Fellow Presentations
Feb 26Kathryn JohnstonColumbia UniversitySanchayeeta BorthakurPrivilege, Power and Leadership in Academia
March 4Kalind CarpenterNASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory

Danny Jacobs

Accessing an Alien Ocean: the Exobiology Extant Life Surveyor (EELS)
March 18Julie FosdickUniversity of ConnecticutKip HodgesTo see the world in a grain of sand: Sedimentary signals of young faulting along an old strand of the San Andreas Fault
March 25Sanchayeeta BorthakurASU - School of Earth and Space ExplorationHow do galaxies like the Milky Way grow?
April 1SESE StudentsASU - School of Earth and Space ExplorationTBD
April 8Rebecca FischerHarvard UniversityDan ShimCore formation on Earth and Mars
April 15Kim CobbGeorgia TechClimate Resiliance for the 21st Century - Smart Sea Level Senors
April 22Peter GirguisHarvard UniversityEverett ShockThere and Back Again: An oceanographer’s tale about ocean worlds here and beyond
April 29Mona JarrahiUCLAPhil MauskopfNew Frontiers in Terahertz Technology


Supplementary Materials (Spring 2020)

 Colloquium Questions AnsweredAdditional Information
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