Research Experience for Undergraduates

Boulder Solar Alliance REU Program

Summer 2016

Final Presentation Schedule


Fri, July 22                HAO CG1

  2:00       Anna Parker

Seeing Spots! Exploring the variability of sunspot tilt angles of spunspot cycles in observations and a supercomputer model

Abstract | Poster | Slides

Wed, July 27                HAO CG1 3131

  10:00        Valerie Bernstein

Correlating Long-duration Gamma-ray Solar Flares with High Energy SEP Events, CMEs, X-ray Flares, and Type II Radio Bursts to Study Particle Acceleration Mechanisms Abstract | Poster | Slides

10:30        Carina Alden

The Mysterious Case of the Missing Filaments Abstract | Poster | Slides

11:00 break 11:15        Rosa Wallace

Three-Dimensional Potential-Field Source-Surface Modeling of the Evolution of Coronal Structures Abstract | Poster | Slides

11:45        Emilyanne English

MHD Simulation of X-ray Coronal Jets Produced by Flux Emergence Abstract | Poster | Slides

12:15 Lunch 1:00        Eryn Cangi

Delineating the Migrating Solar and Lunar Semidiurnal Atmospheric Tides in the General Circulation Model Abstract | Poster | Slides

1:30        Zoe Pierrat

Determining exospheric hydrogen density using Lyman-alpha solar irradiance measurements from SOLSTICE Abstract | Poster | Slides


Thurs, July 28                 LASP SPSC W120

  8:30        Lucy Todd

Building a radio telescope with which to observe radio emissions from Jupiter in the form of S- and L-bursts Abstract | Poster | Slides

9:00       Chloe Downs

Maintaining a Healthy CubeSat: Analysis of MinXSS FM-1 Data and Preparations for FM-2 Abstract | Poster | Slides

9::30     Andres Lopez

Max Power Point Tracking System Abstract | Poster | Slides

10:00 break 10:15     Alexandra Mannings

Using H-alpha Spectra and Imaging to Glimpse Precursors of Solar Flare Activity Abstract | Poster | Slides

10:45     Allison Bartz

Current Events: The formation, growth, and development of a current sheet in an eruptive solar flare Abstract | Poster | Slides

11:15     Caroline Leaman

Pictures Speak 1000 Words: Seeing the Sun Through the Soft X-Ray Abstract | Poster | Slides

11:45     Joshua Hagood

Interplanetary Shock Detection and Geomagnetic Storm Evolution Abstract | Poster | Slides

12:15 Lunch 1:00     Isabel Mills

The Response of High Energy Photoelectrons in the Martian Atmosphere to Variable Solar Input Abstract | Poster | Slides

1:30        Noora AlSaeed

Mars’ Atmospheric Escape: Variability in the Upper Atmosphere Abstract | Poster | Slides

2:00 break 2:15        Veronica Dike

Cross-Correlating Radiation Belt Electron Flux and Substorm Activity Abstract | Poster |Slides

2:45        Jessica Thwaites

Continuous Magnetic Reconnection at the Earth’s Magnetopause Abstract | Poster | Slides

3:15         Lauren Balliet

Searching for Magnetic Activity in Solar-Like Stars Observed by Kepler Abstract | Poster | Slides


Fri, July 29

  8:30–11:30         Poster Session, LASP SPSC Lobby 12:00                 BBQ, northeast side of SPSC
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