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ISR Seminar Series

The ISR hosts a seminar series and sponsors conferences locally and around the world

Current Schedule   Previous Seminars

The ISR Seminar Series typically takes place on Thursdays at 10:30 am, in the ISR Conference Room,  202 Kenny Cottle Hall, 885 Centre St., Newton Campus of Boston College (click here for directions). Please join us for light refreshments at 10:15 am.  To be added to the email announcements for the current series, contact Kathleen Kraemer (kathleen.kraemer [at]

Our next seminar will be:

December 7, 2017 at 10:30 am  

Various, Boston College Institute for Scientific Research

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Latest Seminar Schedule (downloadable pdf)

September 5, 2017
Dr. Matthew Richter, UC Davis, Dept. of Physics
High-Resolution, Mid-IR Spectroscopy from the Ground and the Stratosphere

September 19, 2017 (pdf of slides available)
Mr. Dev Joshi, Boston College, ISR & Dept. of Physics
Spatial variations of low latitude irregularities in height and longitude as a function of
solar flux: Results from the C/NOFS satellite mission

October 3, 2017
Dr. Timothy Cook, UMass Lowell, LoCSST and the Dept. of Physics & Applied Physics
LITES: Ultraviolet Aeronomy from the Space Station

October 10, 2017
Dr. Toshi Nishimura, Boston University, Center for Space Physics & the Dept. of Elec. and Comp. Engineering
Auroral Imaging for Probing High-Latitude Magnetosphere-Ionosphere Coupling Processes

October 17, 2017
Dr. Olusegun Jonah, MIT, Haystack Observatory
Analyses of Traveling Ionospheric Disturbances (TIDs) Over South and North America

October 26, 2017 (Th)
Dr. Brian Walsh, Boston University, Dept. of Engineering & CSP
Small Satellites for Science

November 2, 2017 (Th)
Dr. Cecilia Garraffo, Harvard University, Center for Astrophysics
From Stars to Planets: Stellar Activity and Exoplanet Environments

November 9, 2017 (Th) (pdf of slides available)
Dr. David Webb, Boston College, ISR
CME Rates over 4 Solar Cycles

November 14, 2017 - POSTPONED to March 15, 2018
Dr. Kerri Cahoy, MIT, Dept. of Aeronautics & Astronautics

November 30, 2017
Dr. Shu Lai, Boston College, ISR
Deep Dielectric Charging and Physical Interpretation of Delays in Spacecraft Anomalies

December 7, 2017 (Th)
ISR Members
AGU Previews

January 25, 2018
Dr. Endawoke Yizengaw, Boston Colllege, ISR

February 6, 2018 (T)
Dr. Robin Wordsworth, Harvard University, Eng. & Appl. Sciences

February 15, 2018
Dr. Rezy Pradipta, Boston Colllege, ISR

February 22, 2018
Mr. Sovit Khadka, Boston Colllege, ISR & Dept. of Physics

March 1, 2018
Dr. Shradha Mohanty, Boston Colllege, Fulbright Scholar & ISR

March 15, 2018
Dr. Kerri Cahoy, MIT, Dept. of Aeronautics & Astronautics

March 22, 2018
Dr. Michael Hecht, Haystack Observatory

March 29, 2018
Dr. Charles Carrano, Boston College, ISR