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Workshop Topics
  • Measuring magnetic fields
  • MHD turbulence
  • Magnetized processes
  • Cosmic Ray accelerations
  • Dynamo and Reconnection

Vanessa (lopezbarquer AT
Danielle (nielsen AT

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Monday, 28 April, 2014

7:30-8:00 Check-in
Session Chair: Paolo Desati
8:00-8:25 Carl Heiles
UC Berkeley
An ISM Guy Looks at the Sun
8:25-8:45 Ann Mao
UW Madison
Properties of the magneto-ionic medium in the halo of M51 revealed by wide-band polarimetry
8:45-9:10 Dick Crutcher
Magnetic Fields and Star Formation: CARMA Observations
9:10-9:35 Jan Egedal
UW Madison
Opportunities in TREX, a Terrestrial Reconnection Experiment
9:35-9:55 M.J. Pueschel
UW Madison
Reconnection Turbulence in Strong Guild Fields
9:55-10:15 Break/Posters in Landmark Room
Session Chair: Nikolai Pogorelov
10:15-11:15 Eugene Parker
Univ. of Chicago
Field Line Topology and Rapid Magnetic Reconnection
11:15-11:40 Alex Lazarian
UW Madison
Magnetic reconnection in the presence of turbulence
11:40-12:05 Greg Eyink
Johns Hopkins Univ.
Spontaneous Stochasticity and Turbulent Reconnection
12:05-1:00 LUNCH
Session Chair: Carl Heiles
1:00-1:20 John Raymond
Center for Astrophysics
Sungrazing Comets as Probes to Measure the Magnetic Field in the Solar Corona
1:20-1:45 Alejandro Esquivel
Magnetic field estimates from observed anisotropies in spectral lines
1:45-2:00 Vladimir Zhdankin
UW Madison
Energy Dissipation in MHD Turbulence: Coherent Structures or Nanoflares?
2:00-2:15 Blakesley Burkhart
UW Madison
The Effect of the Magnetic Field on the Statistics of Self-Gravitating Turbulent Clouds
2:15-2:40 Ellen Zweibel
UW Madison
Fluid Dynamics of Stellar Interiors
2:40-3:05 Dmitri Pogosyan
Univ. of Alberta
Statistics of synchrotron emission
3:05-3:30 Break/Posters in Landmark Room
Session Chair: Greg Eyink
3:30-3:55 Dinshaw Balsara
Notre Dame
Observational Diagnostics of Two-Fluid Turbulence in Molecular Clouds – As Suggested by Simulations
3:55-4:15 Andrey Beresnyak
Asymmetric diffusion of field lines
4:15-4:30 Chat Hull
UC Berkeley
From clouds to cores to envelopes to disks: a multi-scale view of magnetized star formation
4:30-4:50 Shea Brown
Univ. of Iowa
Probing the Synchrotron Cosmic-Web: Magnetic Fields in Filamentary Large-Scale Structure
Laboratory tours

Tuesday, 29 April, 2014

7:30-8:00 Check-in
Session Chair: Dick Crutcher
8:00-8:25 Giles Novak
Northwestern Univ.
Testing Grain Alignment Theory with SHARP and BLAST-Pol
8:25-8:45 Priscilla Frisch
Univ. of Chicago
The Interstellar Magnetic Field: From the Heliosphere to Loop I
8:45-9:00 Allison Savage
Univ. of Iowa
Magnetic Fields within Stellar Bubbles: A Faraday Rotation Study
9:00-9:20 Nicholas Chapman
Northwestern Univ.
Update on the SHARP Low-Mass Cores Survey
9:20-9:40 Reinaldo Santos de Lima
Univ. of Sao Paulo
Turbulence and Small-Scale Dynamo in the Intracluster Medium of Galaxies
9:40-9:55 Susan Clark
Columbia Univ.
Magnetically Aligned HI Fibers
9:55-10:20 Break/Posters in Landmark Room
Session Chair: John Raymond
10:20-10:40 Kirit Makwana
Univ. of Chicago
Comparing MHD turbulence spectra from fluid and kinetic simulations
10:40-11:05 David Collins
Florida State Univ.
Local support against gravity in magnetoturbulent fluids
11:05-11:20 Caio Correia
Measuring Free-Orientated Magnetic Fields from Anisotropy
11:20-11:45 Maxim Lyutikov
Purue Univ.
Magnetic fields in neutron stars: how magnetars work.
11:45-12:10 Sebastian Heinz
UW Madison
The Magnetic Field Strength of Young Neutron Stars - a Case for Suppression by Near-Eddington Accretion
12:10-1:00 Lunch
Session Chair: Eric Wilcots
1:00-1:25 Nikolai Pogorelov
Univ. of Alabama- Huntsville
Instabilities at the Surface of the Heliopause
1:25-1:45 Paolo Desiati
UW Madison
Anisotropy of TeV Cosmic Rays and Propagation through the Heliospheric Boundary
1:45-2:00 Vanessa López-Barquero
UW Madison
TeV Cosmic Ray Anisotropy from Heliospheric Turbulent Magnetic Field
2:00-2:15 Siyao Xu
KIAA, Peking Univ.
Damping of MHD Turbulence in Partially Ionized Plasmas
2:15-2:30 Tova Yoast-Hull
UW Madison
Constraints on Magnetic Fields from Cosmic Ray Interactions in Galaxies
2:30-2:55 Cary Forest
UW Madison
Laboratory Plasma Dynamos
2:55-3:10 Anna Williams
UW Madison
Using Faraday Rotation to study the evolution of magnetic fields in distant galaxies


Peter Ashton
Northwestern Univer.
Chris Cooper
Diego González-Casanova
ICN-UNAM, UW-Madison
Nadia Kaltcheva
UW Oshkosh
Ivan Khalzov
Mark Nornberg
Obioma Ohia
MIT, UW-Madison
Joshua Sauppe
Steven Spangler
Univer. of Iowa
David Weisberg
UW Madison

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