Seminar Schedule - University of Houston
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Seminar Schedule

The Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences at the University of Houston offers its seminars on most Friday afternoons during the fall and spring semesters. For more information regarding seminars please visit the seminars resource page.

Time: Seminars are held on most Fridays 11-12 PM. Before the seminar, a coffee time will be held from 10:30 to 11 AM.

LocationSR1 634 . A campus map -

Assistance with Speaker Setup: An EAS TA is assigned the task of: providing lapel microphone and making a sound check, providing remote slide changer with built in laser pointer, and loading the speaker’s slides. For the Spring 2019, semester this person is: Ekenem Adigwe (  )

Responsibilities of EAS faculty host listed:

  1. Send and confirm with the speaker this schedule;
  2. Explain to the speaker that their talk should not exceed 45 minutes in length;
  3. Arrange with EAS admin the speaker's travel if required and insure that the speaker signs any needed paperwork with the EAS admin;
  4. Send out note to all EAS faculty on the Monday of that week a sign up sheet for meeting or meals with the speaker based on his or her available time in EAS; Coordinate any special needs of the speaker including transportation and arranging group meals;
  5. Arrange a meeting with the speaker and student TA at least 30 mins before the talk in room 116 to insure that the talk is set up;
  6. If for any reason the host is absent, he or she would need to arrange an alternative EAS faculty member to act as host and perform the above duties.

Spring 2020 Seminar Schedule

Date Speaker Affiliation Presentation
17-Jan Lindsay Worthington University of New Mexico Buried Alive? How sediments shut down faults in the Gulf of Alaska - USSSP-IODP Ocean Discovery Lecture Series Hauptvogel, Sisson
24-Jan held for faculty search
31-Jan held for faculty search
7-Feb held for faculty search
14-Feb Meenakshi Wadhwa Arizona State University Insights into the origin and evolution of the Solar System from short-lived radionuclides in meteorites Lapen
21-Feb Lawrence Lawver UT Austin How the South Georgia microcontinent is becoming part of the South American plate Colli
6-Mar Jory Pacht Altair Resources Energy 101 Castagna
20-Mar Rodolfo Ostilla Monico UH Mechanical Engineering Large scale structures in turbulent convection: from the Mantle to the Atmosphere - TO BE RE-SCHEDULED Rappenglueck
27-Mar Shimon Wdowinski Florida International University Space-based detection of fast and slow subsidence: Implications for subsidence hazard in urban and suburban areas- TO BE RE-SCHEDULED G. Wang
3-Apr John Shaw Harvard University Induced seismicity from reservoir operations: Insights into fault strength and stress in the Earth’s crust- TO BE RE-SCHEDULED Suppe
10-Apr Chang Li Chevron Hydraulic fracture microseismic monitoring: event location and anisotropic velocity joint inversion- TO BE RE-SCHEDULED Zheng
17-Apr Ellen Xiaoxia Xu Chevron Meet West Africa Deep Exploration Challenges with Geomorphology and Inversion -- TO BE RE-SCHEDULED Sun

* special seminar (not on Friday)