Paul Cassak's Publications and Talks

Publications

  1. "Electron Heating During Magnetic Reconnection: A Simulation Scaling Study"
    M. A. Shay, C. C. Haggerty, T. D. Phan, J. F. Drake, P. A. Cassak, P. Wu, M. Oieroset, M. Swisdak, and K. Malakit
    Submitted to Physics of Plasmas, October 2014
    Available on arXiv

  2. "Comparative analysis of dayside magnetic reconnection models in global magnetosphere simulations"
    C. M. Komar, R. L. Fermo, and P. A. Cassak
    Submitted to Journal of Geophysical Research, September 2014

  3. "Fast Magnetic Reconnection Due to Anisotropic Electron Pressure"
    P. A. Cassak, R. N. Baylor, R. L. Fermo, M. T. Beidler, M. A. Shay, M. Swisdak, J. F. Drake, and H. Karimabadi
    Submitted to Physical Review Letters, August 2014

  4. "Observation of a Retreating X-Line and Magnetic Islands Poleward of the Cusp During Northward Interplanetary Magnetic Field Conditions"
    F. D. Wilder, S. Eriksson, K. J. Trattner, P. A. Cassak, S. A. Fuselier and B. Lybekk
    Journal of Geophysical Research, Space Physics, Accepted November, 2014

  5. "Theory and Modeling for the Magnetospheric Multiscale Mission"
    M. Hesse, N. Aunai, J. Birn, P. Cassak, R. E. Denton, J. F. Drake, T. Gombosi, M. Hoshino, W. Matthaeus, D. Sibeck, and S. Zenitani
    Space Science Reviews, in press, 2014

  6. "On the 3-D structure and dissipation of reconnection-driven flow-bursts"
    J. F. Drake, M. Swisdak, P. A. Cassak, and T.-D. Phan
    Geophys. Res. Lett., 41, 3710 (2014)
    PDF Version

  7. "A New Electric Field in Asymmetric Magnetic Reconnection"
    K. Malakit, M. A. Shay, P. A. Cassak, and D. Ruffolo
    Phys. Rev. Lett., 111, 135001 (2013)
    PDF Version
    Available on arXiv

  8. "On the Cause of Supra-Arcade Downflows in Solar Flares"
    P. A. Cassak, J. F. Drake, J. T. Gosling, T.-D. Phan, M. A. Shay and L. S. Shepherd
    Ap. J. Lett., 775, L14, 2013 September 20
    PDF Version
    Available on arXiv

  9. "Tracing magnetic separators and their dependence on IMF clock angle in global magnetospheric simulations"
    C. M. Komar, P. A. Cassak, J. C. Dorelli, A. Glocer, and M. M. Kuznetsova
    J. Geophys. Res., 118, 4998, 2013
    PDF Version
    Available on arXiv

  10. "Spontaneous Ion Beam Formation in the Laboratory, Space, and Simulation"
    J. Carr Jr., P. A. Cassak, M. Galante, A. M. Keesee, G. Lusk, R. M. Magee, D. McCarren, E. E. Scime, S. Sears, R. Vandervort, N. Gulbrandsen, M. Goldman, D. Newman, J. P. Eastwood
    Phys. Plasmas, 20, 072118 (2013)
    PDF Version

  11. "On Phase Diagrams of Magnetic Reconnection"
    P. A. Cassak and J. F. Drake
    Phys. Plasmas, 20, 061207 (2013)
    PDF Version

  12. "Overview on numerical studies of reconnection and dissipation in the solar wind"
    S. Donato, S. Servidio, P. Dmitruk, F. Valentini, A. Greco, M. Wan, M. A. Shay, P. A. Cassak, and W. H. Matthaeus
    AIP Conf. Proc., 1539, 99 (2013) - Proceedings of the Solar Wind 13 Conference
    PDF Version

  13. "Magnetic Reconnection for Coronal Conditions: Reconnection Rates, Secondary Islands and Onset"
    P. A. Cassak and M. A. Shay
    Space Science Reviews, 172, 283, 2012
    PDF Version

  14. "Guide Field Dependence of 3D X-line Spreading During Collisionless Magnetic Reconnection"
    L. S. Shepherd and P. A. Cassak
    J. Geophys. Res., 117, A10101, 2012
    PDF Version
    Available on arXiv

  15. "Reconnection events in two-dimensional Hall magnetohydrodynamic turbulence"
    S. Donato, S. Servidio, P. Dmitruk, V. Carbone, M. A. Shay, P. A. Cassak, and W. H. Matthaeus
    Phys. Plasmas, 19, 092307 (2012)
    PDF Version

  16. "Model for Incomplete Reconnection in Sawtooth Crashes"
    M. T. Beidler and P. A. Cassak
    Phys. Rev. Lett., 107, 255002 (2011)
    PDF Version
    Available on arXiv

  17. "Magnetic reconnection as an element of turbulence"
    S. Servidio, P. Dmitruk, A. Greco, M. Wan, S. Donato, P. A. Cassak, M. A. Shay, V. Carbone, and W. H. Matthaeus
    Nonlin. Processes Geophys., 18, 675, 2011
    PDF Version

  18. "Theory and Simulations of the Scaling of Magnetic Reconnection with Symmetric Shear Flow"
    P. A. Cassak
    Phys. Plasmas, 18, 072106 (2011)
    PDF Version

  19. "Scaling of the Magnetic Reconnection Rate with Symmetric Shear Flow"
    P. A. Cassak and A. Otto
    Phys. Plasmas, 18, 074501 (2011)
    PDF Version

  20. "Estimates of Densities and Filling Factors from a Cooling Time Analysis of Solar Microflares Observed with RHESSI"
    R. N. Baylor, P. A. Cassak, S. Christe, I. G. Hannah, Sam Krucker, D. J. Mullan, M. A. Shay, H. S. Hudson, and R. P. Lin
    Ap. J., 736, 75, 2011 July 20
    PDF Version
    Available on arXiv

  21. "Three-dimensional simulations of the orientation and structure of reconnection X-lines"
    R. Schreier, M. Swisdak, J. F. Drake, and P. A. Cassak
    Phys. Plasmas, 17, 110704 (2010)
    PDF Version
    Available on arXiv

  22. "Scaling of asymmetric magnetic reconnection: Kinetic particle-in-cell simulations"
    K. Malakit, M. A. Shay, P. A. Cassak, and C. Bard
    J. Geophys. Res., 115, A10223, 2010
    PDF Version

  23. "Magnetic Reconnection with Asymmetry in the Outflow Direction"
    N. A. Murphy, C. R. Sovinec, and P. A. Cassak
    J. Geophys. Res., 115, A09206, 2010
    PDF Version

  24. "Comparison of secondary islands in collisional reconnection to Hall reconnection"
    L. S. Shepherd and P. A. Cassak
    Phys. Rev. Lett., 105, 015004 (2010)
    PDF Version

  25. "A saddle-node bifurcation model of magnetic reconnection onset"
    P. A. Cassak, M. A. Shay, and J. F. Drake
    Phys. Plasmas, 17, 062105 (2010)
    PDF Version

  26. "Statistics of Magnetic Reconnection in Two-Dimensional Magnetohydrodynamic Turbulence"
    S. Servidio, W. H. Matthaeus, M. A. Shay, P. Dmitruk, P. A. Cassak, and M. Wan
    Phys. Plasmas, 17, 032315 (2010)
    PDF Version

  27. "Properties of magnetic reconnection in MHD turbulence"
    S. Servidio, M. A. Shay, W. H. Matthaeus, P. Dmitruk, P. A. Cassak, and M. Wan
    AIP Conf. Proc., 1216, 198 (2010) - Proceedings of the Solar Wind 12 Conference
    PDF Version

  28. "Orszag Tang vortex - Kinetic study of a turbulent plasma"
    T. N. Parashar, S. Servidio, M. A. Shay, W. H. Matthaeus, and P. A. Cassak
    AIP Conf. Proc., 1216, 304 (2010) - Proceedings of the Solar Wind 12 Conference
    PDF Version

  29. "Scaling of Sweet-Parker Reconnection with Secondary Islands"
    P. A. Cassak, M. A. Shay, and J. F. Drake
    Phys. Plasmas, 16, 120702 (2009)
    PDF Version

  30. "The Impact of Microscopic Magnetic Reconnection on Pre-Flare Energy Storage"
    P. A. Cassak and J. F. Drake
    Ap. J. Lett., 707, L158-162, 2009 Dec 20
    PDF Version

  31. "A magnetic reconnection mechanism for ion acceleration and abundance enhancements in impulsive flares"
    J. F. Drake, P. A. Cassak, M. A. Shay, M. Swisdak, and E. Quataert
    Ap. J. Lett., 700, L16-20, 2009 July 20
    PDF Version

  32. "Ion Heating Resulting from Pickup in Magnetic Reconnection Exhausts"
    J. F. Drake, M. Swisdak, T. D. Phan, P. A. Cassak, M. A. Shay, S. Lepri, R. P. Lin, E. Quataert, and T. H. Zurbuchen
    J. Geophys. Res., 114, A05111, 2009
    PDF Version

  33. "The Hall effect in magnetic reconnction: Hybrid vs. Hall-less hybrid simulations"
    K. Malakit, P. A. Cassak, M. A. Shay, and J. F. Drake
    Geophys. Res. Lett., 36, L07107 (2009)
    PDF Version

  34. "Kinetic dissipation and anisotropic heating in a turbulent collisionless plasma"
    T. N. Parashar, M. A. Shay, P. A. Cassak, and W. H. Matthaeus
    Phys. Plasmas, 16, 032310 (2009)
    PDF Version

  35. "Structure of the Dissipation Region in Fluid Simulations of Asymmetric Magnetic Reconnection"
    P. A. Cassak and M. A. Shay
    Invited DPP Paper
    Phys. Plasmas, 16, 055704 (2009)
    PDF Version

  36. "Magnetic Reconnection in Two-Dimensional Magnetohydrodynamic Turbulence"
    S. Servidio, W. H. Matthaeus, M. A. Shay, P. A. Cassak and P. Dmitruk
    Phys. Rev. Lett., 102, 115003 (2009)
    PDF Version

  37. "Response to "Comment on `Scaling of Asymmetric Magnetic Reconnection: General Theory and Collisional Simulations' " [Phys. Plasmas 16, 034701 (2009)]
    P. A. Cassak and M. A. Shay
    Phys. Plasmas, 16, 034702 (2009)
    PDF Version

  38. "The Scaling of Asymmetric Hall Reconnection"
    P. A. Cassak and M. A. Shay
    Geophys. Res. Lett., 35, L19102, 2008
    PDF Version

  39. "From Solar and Stellar Flares to Coronal Heating: Theory and Observations of How Magnetic Reconnection Regulates Coronal Conditions"
    P. A. Cassak, D. J. Mullan and M. A. Shay
    Ap. J. Lett., 676, L69-L72, 2008, March 20
    Available on arXiv
    PDF Version

  40. "Scaling of Asymmetric Magnetic Reconnection: General Theory and Collisional Simulations"
    P. A. Cassak and M. A. Shay
    Phys. Plasmas, 14, 102114 (2007)
    PDF Version

  41. "Onset of Fast Magnetic Reconnection"
    P. A. Cassak, J. F. Drake, M. A. Shay and B. Eckhardt
    Phys. Rev. Lett., 98, 215001 (2007)
    PDF Version

  42. "Catastrophic Onset of Fast Magnetic Reconnection with a Guide Field,"
    P. A. Cassak, J. F. Drake, and M. A. Shay
    Phys. Plasmas, 14, 054502 (2007)
    PDF Version

  43. "Catastrophe Model for the Onset of Fast Magnetic Reconnection,"
    P. A. Cassak
    Doctoral Thesis, University of Maryland-College Park, December 2006
    PDF Version

  44. "A Model for Spontaneous Onset of Fast Magnetic Reconnection,"
    P. A. Cassak, J. F. Drake, and M. A. Shay,
    Ap. J., 644, L145-L148, 2006 June 20
    Available on arXiv
    PDF Version

  45. "Catastrophe Model for Fast Magnetic Reconnection Onset,"
    P. A. Cassak, M. A. Shay, and J. F. Drake,
    Phys. Rev. Lett., 95, 235002 (2005)
    Available on arXiv
    PDF Version

  46. "The CISM Code Coupling Strategy,"
    C. C. Goodrich, A. L. Sussman, J. G. Lyon, M. A. Shay, and P. A. Cassak,
    Journal of Atmospheric and Solar-Terrestrial Physics, 66, 1469-1479 (2004).

  47. "Character Expansions for the Orthogonal and Symplectic Groups,"
    A.B. Balantekin and P. Cassak,
    J. Math. Phys. 43(1), 604-620 (2002).
    Available on arXiv

  48. "Determination of structural parameters for ferrocenecarboxaldehyde using Fourier transform microwave spectroscopy,"
    Ranga Subramanian, Chandana Karunatilaka, Riley O. Schock, Brian J. Drouin, Paul A. Cassak, and Stephen G. Kukolich,
    J. Chem. Phys. 123, 054317 (2005).

  49. "Microwave Measurements and Calculations on Cyclopentadienyl Rhodium Dicarbonyl, A V10 Hindered Rotor,"
    S.G. Kukolich, B.J. Drouin, P. Cassak and J.L. Hubbard,
    Organometallics 17, 4105-4109 (1998).

  50. "Microwave Measurements of Rhenium Quadrupole Coupling in Cyclopentadienyl Rhenium Tricarbonyl,"
    B.J. Drouin, P.A. Cassak and S.G. Kukolich,
    J. Chem. Phys. 108, 8878-8883 (1998).

  51. "Measurements of Structural and Quadrupole Coupling Parameters for Bromoferrocene Using Microwave Spectroscopy,"
    Brian J. Drouin, T. Greg Lavaty, Paul A. Cassak and Stephen G. Kukolich,
    J. Chem. Phys. 107, 6541-6548 (1997).

  52. "Determination of Structural Parameters for the Half-Sandwich Compounds Cyclopentadienyl Thallium and Cyclopentadienyl Indium and Indium Quadrupole Coupling for Cyclopentadienyl Indium Using Microwave Spectroscopy,"
    B.J. Drouin, P.A. Cassak, P.M. Briggs and S.G. Kukolich,
    J. Chem. Phys. 107, 3766-3773 (1997).

  53. "Measurements of Structural and Quadrupolar Coupling Parameters for 1-Chloroferrocene Using Microwave Spectroscopy,"
    Brian J. Drouin, Paul A. Cassak and Stephen G. Kukolich,
    Inorg. Chem. 36, 2868-2871 (1997).


Talks and Posters

Invited Presentations

  1. "Quantitative Predictions of Magnetic Reconnection at the Dayside Magnetopause"
    Parker Reconnection Workshop
    Sao Jose dos Campos, Brazil, March 20, 2014

  2. "Ideas on How and When Reconnection Occurs in the Corona and Inner Heliosphere"
    Solar Probe Plus Science Working Group Meeting
    San Antonio, Texas, February 26, 2014

  3. "Signatures of Finite Length X-line Reconnection"
    ISSI Meeting on Ion and Electron Bulk Heating by Magnetic Reconnection
    Berne, Switzerland, October 10, 2013

  4. "On The Cause of Supra-Aracde Downflows in Solar Flares"
    Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics Seminar
    Cambridge, Massachusetts, July 31, 2013

  5. "Properties of Asymmetric Reconnection at the Dayside Magnetopause"
    THEMIS/ARTEMIS Science Working Group Meeting
    Fairbanks, Alaska, March 28, 2013

  6. "Magnetic Reconnection - What is NASA's MMS for Anyway?"
    Goddard Scientific Colloquium, NASA-GSFC
    Greenbelt, Maryland, March 1, 2013
    PDF

  7. "Ion-Scale Signatures of Magnetospheric Magnetic Reconnection"
    MMS Fast Plasma Investigation (FPI) Team Meeting, NASA-GSFC, Invited Talk
    Greenbelt, Maryland, September 10, 2012

  8. "Theory of Magnetic Reconnection for Magnetospheric Applications"
    2012 GEM Workshop, Invited Plenary Talk
    Snowmass, Colorado, June 21, 2012
    PDF

  9. "X-line Spreading in Three-Dimensional Magnetic Reconnection"
    Seminar, NASA-GSFC Reconnexion Forum
    Greenbelt, Maryland, May 29, 2012

  10. "Guide Field Dependence of X-line Spreading in Three-Dimensional Magnetic Reconnection"
    2012 US-Japan Workshop on Magnetic Reconnection, Invited Talk
    Princeton, New Jersey, May 23, 2012

  11. "The Scaling of Asymmetric Magnetic Reconnection and Magnetospheric Applications"
    Seminar, Rice Space Physics Seminar
    Houston, Texas, March 29, 2010

  12. "Extending Hall Reconnection to Large-scale Reconnection in the Corona"
    Yosemite 2010 Workshop on Magnetic Reconnection, Invited Talk
    Yosemite, California, February 11, 2010

  13. "The Onset of Fast Reconnection in the Corona"
    Workshop of the International Space Science Institute, Invited Talk
    Berne, Switzerland, January 27, 2010

  14. "Catastrophic Explosions in Space: The Physics of Magnetic Reconnection"
    Physics Department Colloquium
    Montana State University, December 12, 2009

  15. "Secondary Islands in Sweet-Parker Reconnection: Scaling, Onset, and Coronal Energy Storage"
    2009 Thin Current Sheets Workshop, Invited Talk
    Yellowstone, Wyoming, September 28, 2009

  16. "Theory of Magnetic Reconnection for Solar Applications"
    2009 SHINE Workshop, Invited Plenary Talk
    Wolfville, Nova Scotia, Canada, August 6, 2009
    PDF

  17. "The Scaling of Asymmetric Magnetic Reconnection"
    "The Structure of the Dissipation Region in Asymmetric Collisionless Magnetic Reconnection"
    2009 Geospace Environment Modeling (GEM) Summer Workshop, Invited Talks
    Snowmass, Colorado, June 22-24, 2009

  18. "The Nonlinear Dynamics of Magnetic Reconnection and Applications to Solar Eruptions"
    Fred L. Scarf Award Lecture
    2008 Fall AGU Meeting, Invited Talk
    San Francisco, California, December 16, 2008

  19. "The Role of Magnetic Reconnection in Self-Organization of the Corona: Theory and Observations"
    2008 Fall AGU Meeting, Invited Talk
    San Francisco, California, December 18, 2008

  20. "Scaling of Asymmetric Magnetic Reconnection"
    50th Annual Meeting of the Division of Plasma Physics, Invited Talk
    Dallas, Texas, November 18, 2008

  21. "Reconnection Onset and Self-Organization in Solar and Stellar Coronae"
    2008 General Meeting for the Center for Magnetic Self-Organization, Invited Talk
    Princeton, New Jersey, July 10, 2008

  22. "The Theory of Magnetic Reconnection: Past, Present, and Future"
    AGU 2008 Joint Assembly, Invited Talk (SPD Parker Lecture)
    Fort Lauderdale, Florida, May 28, 2008
    PDF

  23. "On the Onset of Fast Magnetic Reconnection"
    2007 US-Japan Reconnection Workshop, Invited Poster
    St. Michaels, Maryland, March 26-29, 2007

  24. "Catastrophe Model for Fast Magnetic Reconnection"
    Space and Cosmic Ray Physics Seminar
    University of Maryland-College Park, March 27, 2006
    Abstract

  25. "The Transition between Sweet-Parker and Hall Reconnection and its Impact on Onset"
    Harry Petschek Symposium on Magnetic Reconnection, Invited Talk
    University of Maryland - University College, March 21, 2006
    Abstract

  26. "Catastrophe Model for Fast Magnetic Reconnection"
    Laboratory for Solar and Space Physics Seminar
    NASA-Goddard Space Flight Center, February 24, 2006

  27. "The Onset of Fast Magnetic Reconnection: A Catastrophe Model"
    Reconnection and Turbulence in Fluids and Plasmas Mini-Conference, Invited Talk
    47th Annual Meeting of the Division of Plasma Physics
    Denver, Colorado, October 25, 2005
  28. Abstract

  29. "Magnetic Reconnection Onset: A New Mechanism"
    Plasma Physics Seminar
    University of Maryland-College Park, April 27, 2005
    Abstract

Contributed Presentations at Conferences

  1. "Testing Models of the Location of Magnetic Reconnection at the Magnetopause"
    2013 Fall AGU Meeting, Contributed Talk
    San Francisco, California, December 10, 2013

  2. "Properties of Asymmetric Reconnection at the Dayside Magnetopause"
    Magnetospheric MultiScale Mission Science Working Team Meeting, Contributed Talk
    Boulder, Colorado, March 21, 2013

  3. "Reconnection with a Shear Flow and Applications to Solar Wind-Magnetospheric Coupling"
    AGU Chapman Conference on Fundamental Properties of Processes of Magnetotails, Contributed Poster
    Reykjavik, Iceland, March 11, 2013

  4. "An Interpretation of Supra-Arcade Downflows as Reconnection Onset Bursts"
    2012 Fall AGU Meeting, Contributed Poster
    San Francisco, California, December 6, 2012

  5. "Electron Kelvin-Helmholtz Instability and Generation of Demagnetized Electron Rings"
    54th Annual Meeting of the Division of Plasma Physics, Contributed Poster
    Providence, Rhode Island, October 31, 2012

  6. "X-line Spreading in Three-Dimensional Magnetic Reconnection and Solar Applications"
    2012 SHINE Workshop, Contributed Poster
    Maui, Hawaii, June 28, 2012

  7. "Spreading of Magnetic Reconnection X-lines in Three Dimensions"
    2012 APS April Meeting (with the Sherwood Fusion Theory Conference), Contributed Poster
    Atlanta, Georgia, April 2, 2012

  8. "On the Location of Reconnection on the Dayside Magnetopause"
    2011 Fall AGU Meeting, Contributed Poster
    San Francisco, California, December 8, 2011

  9. "Incomplete Reconnection in Sawteeth due to Diamagnetic Effects"
    53rd Annual Meeting of the Division of Plasma Physics, Contributed Poster
    Salt Lake City, Utah, November 16, 2011

  10. "The Scaling of Dayside Magnetic Reconnection with a Shear Flow"
    CEDAR/GEM 2011 Summer Workshop, Contributed Poster
    Santa Fe, New Mexico, June 28, 2011

  11. "The Effect of Shear Flow on the Scaling of 2D Magnetic Reconnection"
    2010 Fall AGU Meeting, Contributed Poster
    San Francisco, California, December 17, 2010

  12. "The Effect of Shear Flow on the Scaling of 2D Magnetic Reconnection"
    52nd Annual Meeting of the Division of Plasma Physics, Contributed Poster
    Chicago, Illinois, November 8, 2010

  13. "Secondary Islands in Sweet-Parker Reconnection: Scaling, Onset, and Coronal Energy Storage"
    2009 Fall AGU Meeting, Contributed Poster
    San Francisco, California, December 16, 2009

  14. "Secondary Islands in Sweet-Parker Reconnection: Scaling, Onset, and Coronal Energy Storage"
    2009 SHINE Workshop, Contributed Talk
    Wolfville, Nova Scotia, Canada, August 3, 2009

  15. "The Catastrophic Onset of Magnetic Reconnection in Solar and Stellar Coronae due to Two-Fluid Effects: Theory and Observations"
    2008 GEM/SHINE Workshop, Contributed Talk
    Midway, Utah, June 25, 2008

  16. "The Scaling of Asymmetric Magnetic Reconnection"
    2008 GEM/SHINE Workshop, Contributed Talk
    Midway, Utah, June 23 and 25, 2008

  17. "The Scaling of Collisionless Asymmetric Magnetic Reconnection and Applications to the Magnetopause"
    AGU 2008 Joint Assembly, Contributed Talk
    Fort Lauderdale, Florida, May 30, 2008

  18. "The Importance of the Hall Effect in Magnetic Reconnection: Comparisons of Hybrid and Hall-less Hybrid Simulations" (presented for Kittipat Malakit)
    AGU 2008 Joint Assembly, Contributed Talk
    Fort Lauderdale, Florida, May 27, 2008

  19. "From Solar and Stellar Flares to Coronal Heating: Theory and Observations of How Collisionless Magnetic Reconnection Regulates Coronal Conditions"
    US-Japan Workshop on Magnetic Reconnection 2008, Contributed Talk
    Okinawa, Japan, March 5, 2008

  20. "The Scaling of Asymmetric Magnetic Reconnection"
    US-Japan Workshop on Magnetic Reconnection 2008, Contributed Poster
    Okinawa, Japan, March 3, 2008

  21. "Observational Evidence of the Role of Collisionless Magnetic Reconnection in Self-Organization of Solar and Stellar Coronae"
    AGU 2007 Fall Meeting, Contributed Talk
    San Francisco, California, December 13, 2007

  22. "Asymmetric Magnetic Reconnection: General Theory and Collisional Simulations"
    AGU 2007 Fall Meeting, Contributed Poster
    San Francisco, California, December 13, 2007

  23. "The Scaling of Asymmetric Magnetic Reconnection"
    "The Catastrophic Onset of Fast Magnetic Reconnection"
    "Nonlinear Dynamics of Magnetic Reconnection and the Localization of Onset"
    2007 Cambridge Workshop on Magnetic Reconnection, Contributed Talks
    St. Michaels, Maryland, September 10 - 14, 2007

  24. "The Catastrophic Onset of Fast Magnetic Reconnection and its Implications for CMEs"
    SHINE 2007 Workshop, Contributed Poster
    Whistler, British Columbia, July 30 - August 3, 2007

  25. "Catastrophe Model for the Onset of Fast Magnetic Reconnection"
    210th Meeting of the American Astronomical Society, Contributed Disseration Talk
    Honolulu, Hawaii, May 29, 2007

  26. "Bistability of Magnetic Reconnection With A Guide Field and its Impact on Onset"
    AGU 2006 Fall Meeting, Contributed Talk
    San Francisco, California, December 13, 2006
    Abstract

  27. "Spontaneous Catastrophic Onset of Fast Magnetic Reconnection and Solar Flares"
    AGU 2006 Joint Assembly, Contributed Talk
    Baltimore, Maryland, May 26, 2006
  28. Winner - Outstanding Student Paper Award
    Abstract

  29. "Bifurcation Model for the Onset of Fast Magnetic Reconnection"
    2006 International Sherwood Fusion Theory Conference
    in conjunction with APS April Meeting, Contributed Poster
    Dallas, Texas, April 22, 2006
    Abstract

  30. "Hysteresis and the Onset of Fast Magnetic Reconnection"
    AGU 2005 Joint Assembly, Contributed Poster
    New Orleans, Louisiana, May 24, 2005
    Abstract

  31. "Hysteresis and the Onset of Fast Magnetic Reconnection"
    2005 International Sherwood Fusion Theory Conference, Contributed Poster
    Lake Tahoe, Nevada, April 11, 2005

  32. "Turbulent Magnetic Reconnection"
    45th Annual Meeting of the Division of Plasma Physics, Contributed Poster
    Albuquerque, New Mexico, October 28, 2003

  33. "Character Expansions and Their Applications"
    13th Annual Midwest Nuclear Theory Get-Together, Contributed Talk
    Argonne National Laboratory, September 23, 2000

Uninvited Talks

  1. "Catastrophic Explosions in Space: The Physics of Magnetic Reconnection in the Sun and Magnetosphere"
    Physics Department Colloquium
    West Virginia University, February 12, 2008

  2. "What Makes Solar Eruptions Erupt: The Catastrophic Onset of Fast Magnetic Reconnection"
    Astronomy and Space Physics Seminar
    University of Delaware, March 6, 2007
    Abstract

  3. "The Catastrophic Onset of Fast Magnetic Reconnection"
    IREAP Graduate Student Seminar
    University of Maryland-College Park, October 6, 2006

  4. "Hysteresis and the Onset of Fast Magnetic Reconnection"
    IREAP Graduate Student Seminar
    University of Maryland-College Park, February 25, 2005
    Abstract

  5. "Magnetic Reconnection"
    IREAP Graduate Student Seminar
    University of Maryland-College Park, February 4, 2004
    Abstract

  6. "Magnetic Reconnection"
    High Performance Computing Summer School Presentation
    NASA - Goddard Space Flight Center, July 24, 2003

  7. "Character Expansions"
    Graduate Student Colloquium
    University of Wisconsin-Madison, February 20, 2001

  8. "Determination of the Structure of Molecules Using Microwave Spectroscopy"
    NASA Space-Grant Consortium Presentation
    Tempe, Arizona, April 12, 1997


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