2016 IMS Summer School

The Summer Lecture Series is designed to give our visitors an exposure to the broad range of great science performed at Los Alamos National Laboratory.


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  • Juanita Martinez
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Students have a unique opportunity to learn about the Lab directly from our top scientists and participate in facility tours.

2016 IMS Summer School: Los Alamos Science Capabilities

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Download the 2016 Summer Lecture Series poster (pdf)

Tuesday June 7

2:00 PM, Research Park Library, San Ildefonso Room
Tour of the JRO Research Library with Michelle A. Mittrach

Wednesday June 8

2:00 PM, MSL Auditorium
Dave Clark, LC-TAS: History of the Discovery of Plutonium and the Rearrangement of the Periodic Table

Thursday June 16

2:00 PM, Meet in front of Otowi - Tour bus
Driving Tour of Los Alamos National Lab Host: Philip Ronning

Wednesday June 22

Hot Rocks Court Yard, time to be determined
SPECIAL EVENT: Annual Ice Cream Social

Thursday June 23

* Special time 2:30 PM, MSL Auditorium
Giday Woldegabriel, EES-14: Complex Earth Processes, Environmental SeCngs, and the Human Origins Records

Tuesday, June 28

1:45 PM, Meet Bus at Otowi
TOUR - NMHFL (Magnet Lab) Host: Chuck Mielke * Special tour conditions

Wednesday June 29

2:00 PM, MSL Auditorium
John Hopkins: The Role of Nuclear Weapons in Ending World War II

Wednesday July 6

2:00 PM, MSL Auditorium
Michelle Espy, AET-6: X-ray and neutron radiography

Thursday July 7

2:00 PM,CINT Lobby Area
TOUR - Center for Integrated NanoTechnologies (CINT), Host: Quanxi Jia

Wednesday July 13

2:00 PM, MSL Auditorium
Brenda Dingus, P-23: Detecting the Highest Energy Photons from Astrophysical Sources

Wednesday July 20

2:00 PM, MSL Auditorium
Terry Hawkins, GS-DNC: Challenges Facing the Modern Society

Wednesday July 27

2:00 PM, MSL Auditorium
Rohit Prasankumar, MPA-CINT: Ultrafast Science: Quicker than a Blink of the Eye