2016 Summer Workshop

Schedule (click above to see details)
412 Willamette Hall, University of Oregon
  June 23   June 24
8:30 Catered light food and coffee, Wil 412 8:30 gather, eat, drink
9:00 Ray Frey: Welcome, intros 9:00 Ray Frey: Astrophysics with GWs – implications so far and prospects [ pdf , 24MB]
9:20 Jim Brau: “Einstein's Warped Universe: Riding Gravitational Waves Through Space-­‐time.” talk pdf  His Yachats public lecture is at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CZY_wuQSz48&feature=youtu.be 10:00 Tim Cohen: Dark Matter [ pdf , 7MB]
11:00 Stephanie Majewski: Physics in Industry [ pdf , 49 MB ] 11:00 (All) What cool projects I did last year and what I plan to do next year.
12:00 Bryan Rebar, STEM-­‐CORE program; research opportunities for teachers 12:00 Lunch (on your own)
12:30 Lunch (on your own)    
1:45 Eric Torrence: LHC – How does it work? Current status 1:30 Projects (contd)
3:15 Graham Kribs: Supernovae 2:00 Spencer Chang: Radiation – electromagnetic and gravitational [ pdf , 4MB]
4:15 TBA: student talk on Pine Mountain Observatory 3:00

Robert Schofield: How do we know we detected gravitational waves? [ pdf , 48MB], [ pptx (with movies) , 150 MB]


UO Faculty participants:

  • Jim Brau,
  • Spencer Chang,
  • Tim Cohen,
  • Ray Frey,
  • Graham Kribs,
  • Stephanie Majewski,
  • Robert Schofield,
  • Eric Torrence

UO Student Presenter:
    Taylor Contreras

 QuarkNet Volunteer:
    Dave Trapp

High school science teacher participants:

    Beth Chruchill (Salem)
    Ron Crawford (Bend)
    Karen Hunter (Home Schooler)

    Art Liddle (Springfield HS)
    Sonia Ljungdahl (Springfield HS)

    Asher Tubman (South Eugene HS)