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Senior thesis presentations, Part II

Senior thesis presentations, Part II

Tuesday, June 8, 2021 at 2:45 pm
Zoom (link via email)
PH403 seniors

Senior thesis 10 minute talks. Zoom link will be emailed in the weekly memo. Visitors, please obtain the link from the student presenters. Please join a few minutes before 3pm for introductions. The first speaker will begin at 3pm sharp.

Biographies at


3:12 – 3:22: Elena Wennstrom: Development of a Brownian Motion Experiment for an Undergraduate Laboratory Course (Janet Tate)

3:24 – 3:34: Tyler Schimleck: The Geometry of Symmetry: An Application of Symplectic Geometry in Understanding Noether’s Theorem (David Craig)

3:36 – 3:46: Julian Wulf: Optical Modeling of Thin Films: Applying Effective Medium Theory to Mixtures of TiO2 and SnO2 (Janet Tate)

3:48 - 3:58: BREAK

4:00 – 4:10: Fangyi Zhu: A lower Limit for the Mass of Stellar Gamma-Ray Burst Progenitors (Davide Lazzati)

4:12 – 4:32: Ian Diaz and Brandon Nye: Locating and Observing Pulsars for Use in Gravitational Wave Detection (Xavier Siemens)

4:36 – 4:46: Rohal Kakepoto: Scattering Mechanisms and Transport Properties of Semiconductors at Low Temperatures (Janet Tate)

4:48 – 4:58: Benjamin Hanson: A Generalized Scheme for Creating Regge Calculus Models of General Relativity (David Craig)