Spring 2023 Seminar Series

Regional Diversity in Space Research

The FSI Seminar initiative is intended to trumpet the space related research at Florida and stimulate collaborations within the communities. The theme for the semester is ‘Regional Diversity in Space Research’, with invitees from the University of Central Florida, University of Florida, Kennedy Space Center and more. 

 This is an in-person meet with both in-person and online audiences. All seminars will be held in Suite 214, Room 209 in the Partnership I Building and start at 3:30pm EDT. The duration of the seminar is roughly an hour; 40 minutes of presentation followed by Q&A. The seminars can also be viewed via Zoom.

DateSpeakerTopicPresentation Video
1/25Joris VerbiestPulsar Timing — Gravitational-Wave Detections and Much More! 
2/8Phil MetzgerThe Great Depression Of Planetary Science (1910 To 1955) And Astronomy’s Loss Of The Copernican Planet Concept
2/22Kerri Donaldson HannaLunar-VISE: An investigation of the Moon’s non-mare silicic volcanism at the Gruithuisen Domes
3/8Jose NunezStatus of NASA’s Artemis Moon/Mars Program, Human Landing System, KSC Research areas and research/internship opportunities for Faculty/students
3/22Michael KinzelDragonfly Mission to Titan: Quantifying the Aerodynamics and Complex Interactions of NASA’s First Flying Lander
4/5Steven A. E. MillerOverview of Aeroacoustic Sources from Rockets for Prediction of Radiation Intensity and Coherence
4/19Pedrina SantosOverview of Space and Atmospheric Research at the Caribbean Climate Open Research (CCORE) Facility
5/2Luisa FernandaThe Fastest Rotators: Near Earth Asteroids Observed with the Arecibo Planetary Radar System