Graduate Program

Graduate Recruiting Weekend

Friday, February 26th - Saturday, February 27th

Tentative Agenda

Friday --

12:00pm - 1:00pm --  Welcome Lunch with Faculty and Graduate Students,

                                 May Room in Wilson Commons

1:15pm - 2:00pm --   Program Introduction by Professor Lynne Orr, Director of Graduate Studies,

                                May Room in Wilson Commons

2:00pm - 4:00pm --  Faculty Office Hours in Bausch and Lomb (B&L - Faculty Offices) -

                               Available Faculty: Preliminary List - Subject to Change

                               Nick Biglelow's Graduate Students QO (B&L 314)

                               Arie Bodek HEP (B&L354), Thomas Boehly PL (B&L 202),

                               Segev BenZvi  HEP/AP (B&L 405), Regina Demina HEP (B&L 367)

                               Joseph Eberly QO (B&L 321), William Forrest A/AP (B&L 419) 

                               Dustin Froula PL (B&L 372), Aran Garcia-Bellido HEP (B&L 406),

                               Gourab Ghoshal CM (B&L 464), Pierre Gourdain PL (B&L 456),

                               Seyed Mohammad Hashemi Rafsanjani for Robert Boyd QO (Wilmot),

                               John Howell QO (B&L 310), Andrew Jordan QO (B&L 317),

                               Eric Mamajek A/AP (420), Kevin McFarland HEP (B&L 416),

                               Judy Pipher A/AP (B&L 422) Frank Wolfs HEP  (B&L 203A)

(A/AP: Astrophysics, CM: Condensed Matter, HEP: High Energy Physics, PL: Plasma/Lasers, QO: Quantum Optics)

4:15pm - 5:15pm -- Research Seminars, Meliora 221

                              Professor Pierre Gourdain - Plasma Physics

                              Eddie Hansen, current graduate student  - Astrophysics

6:00pm -- Dinner with Faculty and Graduate Students at the Laboratory for Laser Energetics (LLE), Catered by Dinosaur BBQ

Saturday -- 

8:00am -- Breakfast at hotel (served through 9:00am)

               Meet in hotel lobby by 9:00am for van rides

9:15 am -- Research Talks by current students:

                Justin Schultz (Advisor: Nick Bigelow), Quantum Optics

                Amanda Davis (Advisor: Dustin Froula), ICF

                Michelle Gregor (Advisor: Thomas Boehly), HED

10:15am --OMEGA Tours with LLE Professors and Senior Scientists

                 Dustin Froula, Thomas Boehly, Steven Ivancic

11:30am -- Lunch at the LLE

1:00pm -- Driving tour of Rochester and popular living areas

1:45pm -- Walking Tour of Campus, starting from B&L Lobby

2:30pm--  Lab Tours and Poster Sessions with Astrophysics, Condensed Matter, High Energy Physics and Quantum Optics

4:45pm -- Return to Hotel, meet in B&L Lobby for van rides

6:00pm -- Dinner with Faculty and Graduate Students at the King and I restaurant, meet in Hotel Lobby for Van Rides

Sunday -- Departure. Check with hotel front desk in advance for taxi service or shuttle service to airport, train station or bus station.