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Coming back down to Earth: from cosmology to the factory

Speaker: Dr. Benjamin Thorne, Atomic Industries Abstract: I currently work on applied physics and machine learning at Atomic Industries. At Atomic we are jointly automating the design and…

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From Physics to Entrepreneurship: Highlighting the Career Trajectory of Yatish Mishra

Yatish Mishra's story shows how a solid education and experience can open doors to diverse and successful careers. After earning an Applied Physics degree from UC Davis, Yatish transitioned into…

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Developing Your Toolbox: Thriving and Avoiding Burnout on the Academic Track

Abstract: “Should I pursue a career in academia?” This question often looms over aspiring physicists, shrouded in uncertainty and doubt. From the winding path of graduate school to the…

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From Stargazing to Spacecraft

"From Stargazing to Spacecraft" explores my career trajectory (no pun intended) from graduating with a BS in Physics from UC Davis to establishing myself in the space industry. This…

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525 Vemuri

This interview is with Rao Vemuri, Professor Emeritus of Applied Science. He held a joint appointment at Lawrence Livermore National Labs. He retired in 2010.His research focus was on Artificial…

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Heavy ion mini course session 13

Particle production modeling using negative binomial distribution, NBD, in order to fit data from STAR and CMS. Discussion of convolution (convolving the NBD with the Ncoll distribution from the…

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Heavy Ion mini course session 11

Heavy ion physics for summer undergraduate researchers. Discussion of the meaning of a plasma and a quark-gluon plasma. Discussion of jet quenching. Discussion of the energy density in Lattice QCD.

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Heavy ion mini course 2023 Session 9

Discussion on various aspects of the accelerators and detectors used in high energy nuclear collisions, including Time projection chamber, ionization, calorimeters, hit finding, track finding, event…

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Heavy ion mini course 2023 Session 7

Discussion of Monte Carlo methods. Monte Carlo integration example. 1-D random walk example.

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Heavy-Ion summer mini course 2023 session 6

Part of the summer mini course on heavy-ion physics for undergraduate research students during the summer or 2023. Session 6. Glauber model of nuclear collisions.

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Sethanne Howard on The Privilege of Being an Astronomer

Sethanne Howard was the first woman to get a bachelor's degree from UC Davis Physics. In this seminar she discusses the opportunities and problems of a peripatetic path to a PhD and afterward.…

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Breaking into Finance after Your Physics Degree by Peter Salzman

Peter completed his doctorate in physics at UCD with Steven Carlip in 2005, researching the semi-classical theory of gravitation. He decided to forgo looking for a postdoc, and instead, taught for a…

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Drawing With Math: How I landed in a data visualization career (Desireé Abbott)

In this seminar, Desireé Abbott talks about how leaving grad school with a master's degree was one of the best decisions she ever made and how that set her on the path to find her true…

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Austin Sendek on the Intersection of Physics and Entrepreneuership

Austin Sendek is the founder and CEO of Aionics, Inc., a Silicon Valley startup that harnesses machine learning to accelerate materials R&D, with an emphasis on applications in electrochemical…

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DannieKiel_2023

Presentation on 4/21/2023 by Dannie Kiel (Physics, Applied Math) about career opportunities in patent law. Video is just of her slides unfortunately.

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Adventures as an Optical Engineer

Fernando Erismann (BS Applied Physics 1991) speaks on April 7, 2023 in the Alumni Seminar Series

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