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  • Apr
    23

    Appl Math: Tom Dean on "Contrail Climate Impacts: Modeling and Mitigation Strategies"

    McCormick-Engineering Sciences and Applied Mathematics (ESAM)

    11:15 AM M416, Technological Institute

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    Title: Contrail Climate Impacts: Modeling and Mitigation Strategies

    Speaker: Tom Dean, Breakthrough Energy

    Abstract: Aviation accounts for approximately 3.5% of global anthropogenic climate forcing. Of this, less than half is attributed to the CO2 output from fuel combustion. Nearly half of the total climate impact of aviation can be attributed to contrail cirrus – cirrus clouds that have been seeded by the exhaust plumes of the aircraft – though with considerable uncertainty. Given that only around 2-3% of all flights were are likely responsible for 80% of the global annual contrail climate forcing, a potential contrail mitigation strategy could involve re-routing this subset of flights to minimize the formation of strongly warming contrails. Studies have shown that such strategies would require as little as 0.2% additional fuel burn. Implementing such a strategy requires an accurate ability to forecast contrail impacts, which in turn requires accurate modeling of microphysical atmospheric processes at flight levels. In this talk we will give an overview of contrail modeling and describe the grid-based Contrail Cirrus Prediction model (CoCiP), whose output is designed to be input as a layer in flight planning tools.

    Zoom: https://northwestern.zoom.us/j/95168994177

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    TIME Tuesday, April 23, 2024 at 11:15 AM - 12:15 PM

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    CONTACT Ted Shaeffer    ted.shaeffer@northwestern.edu EMAIL

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  • Apr
    30

    Appl Math: Ehud Yariv on "Shocks and Caps in Drop Electrohydrodynamics"

    McCormick-Engineering Sciences and Applied Mathematics (ESAM)

    11:15 AM M416, Technological Institute

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    TIME Tuesday, April 30, 2024 at 11:15 AM - 12:15 PM

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    CONTACT Ted Shaeffer    ted.shaeffer@northwestern.edu EMAIL

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  • May
    7

    Appl Math: Pankaj Mehta on "Mathematics of Life Seminar Series: Randomness, Complexity, and the Biological Frontier"

    McCormick-Engineering Sciences and Applied Mathematics (ESAM)

    11:15 AM M416, Technological Institute

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    TIME Tuesday, May 7, 2024 at 11:15 AM - 12:15 PM

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    CONTACT Ted Shaeffer    ted.shaeffer@northwestern.edu EMAIL

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  • May
    8

    Extending Care: A Conversation about Conservation and Futurity

    Block Museum of Art

    6:00 PM Block Museum of Art, Mary and Leigh

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    TIME Wednesday, May 8, 2024 at 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

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  • May
    14

    Appl Math: Rony Granek on "Active Fractal Networks with Stochastic Force Monopoles and Force Dipoles Unravel Subdiffusion of Chromosomal Loci"

    McCormick-Engineering Sciences and Applied Mathematics (ESAM)

    11:15 AM M416, Technological Institute

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    TIME Tuesday, May 14, 2024 at 11:15 AM - 12:15 PM

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    CONTACT Ted Shaeffer    ted.shaeffer@northwestern.edu EMAIL

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  • May
    21

    Appl Math: Andrew Stuart on "Title TBA"

    McCormick-Engineering Sciences and Applied Mathematics (ESAM)

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    TIME Tuesday, May 21, 2024 at 11:15 AM - 12:15 PM

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  • May
    28

    Appl Math: Pascale Garaud on "Title TBA"

    McCormick-Engineering Sciences and Applied Mathematics (ESAM)

    11:15 AM M416, Technological Institute

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    TIME Tuesday, May 28, 2024 at 11:15 AM - 12:15 PM

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  • Jun
    10

    Northwestern Engineering PhD Hooding and Master's Degree Recognition Ceremony

    McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science

    9:00 AM Welsh-Ryan Arena

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    TIME Monday, June 10, 2024 at 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

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  • Jun
    10

    Northwestern Engineering Undergraduate Convocation

    McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science

    2:00 PM Welsh-Ryan Arena

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    TIME Monday, June 10, 2024 at 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

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