CER Events

This is a listing of general CER events, to view our Outreach events instead, visit the page here.

 

Upcoming 

OCT


31

Getting to zero: what will it take to decarbonize electricity

Jesse Jenkins, UCSD

UCSD Deep Decarbonization Initiative (D2I)

WHEN:  Wednesday, October 31  /  2:30-4 p.m.
WHERE: The School of Global Policy and Strategy
Conference Room #3106

NOV

2

The Challenge of putting the sun in a box: Plasma-material interactions in the ITER

Greg De Temmerman, ITER Organization

CER/MAE Seminar 

WHEN:  Friday, November 2  /  11:00 a.m.
WHERE: EBU II, Room 584

NOV


3 - 4

2018 US-Japan Workshop on Theory and Simulations of High-Field and High Energy Density Physics


WHEN:  November 3 - 4, 2018 
WHERE:  Portland, Oregon
ORGANIZERS: Alex Arefiev, UC San Diego; Yasuhiko Sentoku, Institute of Laser Engineering, Osaka University, Japan

NOV


15

Green Connections 2018


WHEN:  November 15, 2018 
WHERE:  SDG&E Innovation Center, San Diego

Featuring Key Note speaker, Byron Washom

  

NOV


28

The sunny side of curtailment: exploiting the limitations of renewable energy sources for greenhouse gas mitigation

Ahmed Abdulla, UCSD

CER/MAE Seminar 

WHEN:  Wednesday, November 28  /  11:00 a.m.
WHERE: EBU II, Room 479

 2019

JAN


29

The Advanced Reactors Summit VI & Technology Trailblazers Showcase @ UC San Diego

AThe U.S. Nuclear Industry Council & University of California San Diego

Conference (By Invitation & Advanced Registration Only)

WHEN:  January 29-31, 2019

 

 

Recent

 

 

OCT


17

Context-Aware Energy Management for the Smart Grid

Tajana Šimunić Rosing, UCSD

CER/MAE Seminar 

WHEN:  Wednesday, October 17  /  11:00 a.m.
WHERE: EBU II, Room 479

OCT


12

Visiting Guest: Nilmini Silva-Send

Assistant Director and the C. Hugh Friedman Fellow in Energy Law and Policy at the Energy Policy Initiatives Center (EPIC) at USD School of Law

 

WHEN:  Friday, October 12

OCT


3

Ultralow-Binder-Content Composite and Its Application

Yu Qiao

CER/MAE Seminar 

WHEN:  Wednesday, October 3  /  11:00 am
WHERE: EBU II, Room 479

JUN


6

Scalable Thermal Energy Engineering Technologies 

Shannon K Yee

CER/MAE Seminar

WHEN:  Wednesday, June 6  /  11:00 am
WHERE: EBU II, Room 479

   

MAY


30

Creating a Star on Earth: Status of Ignition Experiments at the NIF

Tammy Ma

CER/MAE Seminar

WHEN:  Wednesday, May 30  /  11:00 am
WHERE: EBU II, Room 479

   

MAY


30

Long-Term Reliability as a Critical Lever in Determining the Impact of Emerging Solar Technology

David P. Fenning

D2ISeminar

WHEN:  Wednesday, May 30  /  11:00 am
WHERE: The School of Global Policy and Strategy, Conference Room #3106

Please RSVP to D2Iseminars@ucsd.edu

   

MAY


18

High and ultra-high intensity laser matter interaction

Enam Chowdhury, OSU Physics

CER Seminar

WHEN:  Friday, May 18  /  1:00 pm
WHERE: SERF, Room 232

   

MAY


16

Management of PV Power Generation. Less Variability and more Predictability 

Inigo de la Parra

CER/MAE Seminar

WHEN:  Wednesday, May 16  /  11:00 am
WHERE: EBU II, Room 479

   

MAY


14

Modeling of the Hawk Dense Plasma Focus Peter Stoltz, Tech-X 
Corporation

Peter Stoltz, Naval Research Laboratory 

CER Seminar

WHEN: Monday, May 14  /  11:00 am
WHERE:  SERF, Room 232

   

MAY


16

Application of Pattern Recognition to Spectral Data of High and Low Temperature Plasma

Mehmet Fatih Yılmaz, University of Dammam

CER Seminar

WHEN:  Wednesday, May 16  /  11:00 am
WHERE:  SERF, Room 232

 

   

APR


25

The shifting technology and politics of large-scale carbon management

Julio Friedmann

D21 Seminar

WHEN:  Wednesday, April 25  /  2:30 pm
WHERE: The School of Global Policy and Strategy, Conference Room #3106

Please RSVP to D2Iseminars@ucsd.edu

2018 CER Open House Banner

   

APR


19

Ultra intense laser ion acceleration and contrast-enhancing plasma mirrors – experiment and simulations

Ginevra Cochran

CER Seminar

WHEN:  Thursday, April 19  /  11:00 am
WHERE: SERF, Room 232

   

MAR


27

2018 US-Japan Workshop on Theory and Simulations of High-Field and High Energy Density Physics


WHEN:  March 27 - 28, 2018 
WHERE:  Hiroshima, Japan
ORGANIZERS: Alex Arefiev, UC San Diego; Yasuhiko Sentoku, Institute of Laser Engineering, Osaka University, Japan; Tomoyuki Johzaki, Hiroshima University, Japan

MAR


7

Lithium for Fusion – What is Needed to Make it Work

Dr. David Ruzic - University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Joint MAE-CER Seminar

WHEN:  Wednesday, March 7, 2018  / 11:00am - 12:00pm
WHERE:  EBU-II 479: von Karman-Penner Seminar Room

FEB


16

Chollas Eco Village Project: Advanced Energy Community in a Disadvantaged Community (DAC)

William Torre, Center for Energy Research, UC San Diego
Sukumar Srinivas, Center on Global Justice, UC San Diego
Ed Lopez, Groundwork San Diego 


WHEN:  February 16, 2018  /  11am
WHERE:  SERF, Room 232

FEB


1

High-Intensity Laser Acceleration of Electrons at Normal Incidence

Joshua May, Instiute of Laser Engineering, Osaka University


WHEN:  February 1, 2018 
WHERE:  SERF, Room 232

   

JAN


31

Charting Pathways to Deep Decarbonization: Challenges for Analysts, Policymakers, Advocates and the Public

Steve Bricks, The School of Blobal Policy and Strategy 

D2I Seminar

WHEN:  Monday, January 31  
WHERE: Conferene Room #3106 / Please RSVP to D2Iseminars@ucsd.edu

   

JAN


29

Developing experimental platforms for atomic physics studies at extreme conditions

Dr. Michael MacDonald, University of California, Berkeley

CER Seminar

WHEN:  Monday, January 29  /  11:00 am
WHERE: SERF, Room 232

   

JAN


26

First experimental demonstration of magnetized fast laser isochoric heating for efficient creation of high-energy-density states

Dr. Shinsuke Fujioka, Institute of Laser Engineering, Osaka University

CER Seminar

WHEN:  Friday, January 26  /  2:00 pm
WHERE: SERF, Room 232

   

JAN


25

A Vacuum Power Feed Design for a 15-TW Accelerator

Dr. Rick B. Spielman, Idaho State University

CER Seminar

WHEN:  Thursday, January 25  /  11:00 am
WHERE: SERF, Room 232

JAN


11

Training Workshop on National Security and High Energy Density Science:

Technical, Policy, and International Perspectives and Implications

WHEN:  Thursday and Friday, January 11 - 12, 2018
WHERE:  The Ida and Cecil Green Faculty Club, UC San Diego

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