Montana State University

REU Students' Conference Presentations: 2003 - Present

*'s indicate REU students' names


2017

"Spectroscopic Diagnostics of Solar Flare Dynamics Using IRIS",
M. Kelly*, Y. Li, Joint HINODE-11/IRIS-8 Science meeting, Seattle, WA, 2017 May 30 - June 2


2016

"Development of a Homogenous Database of Bipolar Active Regions Spanning Four Cycles",
Munoz-Jaramillo, A.; Werginz, Z. A.; Vargas-Acosta, J. P.; DeLuca, M. D.; Vargas-Dominguez, S.; Lamb, D. A.; DeForest, C. E.; Longcope, D. W.; Martens, P., AGU fall meeting, San Francisco, CA, 2016, December 12 - 16

"Using a reconnection-powered loop to model a real flare",
D. W. Longcope, J. Qiu, J. Brewer*, the AAS/SPD meeting, Boulder, CO, May 31 - June 3, 2016

"Developing a Solar Magnetic Catalog Spanning Four Cycles", Werginz*, Zachary; Munoz-Jaramillo, Andres; DeLuca, Michael D.; Vargas Acosta, Juan Pablo; Vargas Dominguez, Santiago; Zhang, Jie; Longcope, Dana; Martens, Petrus C., the AAS/SPD meeting, Boulder, CO, May 31 - J une 3, 2016

"IT-SPINS ADACS and Trajectory Analysis",
C. Carlson*, D. Klumpar, the Council on Undergraduate Research (CUR) REU symposium, Arlington, VA, October 23 - 23, 2016 (poster)


2015

"Contextualizing Solar Cycle 24: Report on the Development of a Homogenous Database of Bipolar Active Regions Spanning Four Cycles",
Munoz-Jaramillo, A.; Werginz*, Z. A.; DeLuca, M. D.; Vargas-Acosta, J. P.; Longcope, D. W.; Harvey, J. W.; Martens, P.; Zhang, J.; Vargas-Dominguez, S.; DeForest, C. E.; Lamb, D. A., AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, December 14 - 18, 2015


2014

"Characterizing Turbulent Flow in Quiescent Prominences",
M. Freed, M. Wilburn*, D. McKenzie, AGU Fall meeting, San Francisco, CA, December 15 - 19, 2014 (Poster)

"Nature of Dimming Associated with CMEs and Flares",
J. Cheng, J. Qiu, S. Sullivan*, AGU Fall meeting, San Francisco, CA, December 15 - 19, 2014

"Modeling a Super-Hot, Above-the-Loop-Top Thermal HXR Source as the Slow-Shock-Heated Reconnection Outflow",
J. Brewer*, D. W. Longcope, J. Qiu, A. Caspi, LWS Meeting, Portland, OR, November 3 - 7, 2014

"Automatic vs. Human detection of Bipolar Magnetic Regions: Using the best of both worlds",
M. DeLuca*, A. Munoz-Jaramillo, D. W. Longcope, LWS Meeting, Portland, OR, November 3 - 7, 2014

"Characterizing Turbulent Flow in Quiescent Prominences",
M. Freed, M. Wilburn*, D. McKenzie, LWS Meeting, Portland, OR, November 3 - 7, 2014 (Talk)

"Some analysis based on three flare associated CMEs",
J. Cheng, J. Qiu, S. Sullivan*, #224 AAS/SPD meeting, Boston, MA, June 1 - 5, 2014


2013

"The Effects Of Canopy Expansion On Chromospheric Evaporation Driven By Thermal Conduction Fronts",
S. Brannon, D. W. Longcope, F. D. Rozpedek*, AAS/SPD meeting #44, Bozeman, MT, July 8 - 12, 2013

"Determining Heating Rates in Reconnection Formed Flare Loops",
W-J., Liu, J. Qiu, D. W. Longcope, A. Caspi, J. O'Hara*, C. Peck*,, AAS/SPD meeting #44, Bozeman, MT, July 8 - 12, 2013

"UV and EUV Emissions at the Flare Foot-points Observed by AIA",
J. Qiu, Z. Sturrock*, D. W. Longcope, J. A. Klimchuk, W-J Liu,, AAS/SPD meeting #44, Bozeman, MT, July 8 - 12, 2013


2012

"Heating of Flare Loops During a Two-ribbon Flare on 2011 March 07",
W-J., Liu, J. O'Hara*, C. Peck*, J. Qiu, D. W. Longcope, 220th AAS/SPD meeting, Anchorage, AK, June 10 - 14, 2012


2011

"Heating of Flare Loops in the 2011 March 7 Flare ",
W-J., Liu, J. O'Hara*, C. Peck*, J. Qiu, D. W. Longcope, The Hinode-5 Workshop, Cambridge, MA, October 11 - 15, 2011


2010

"Energy Release and Heating by Reconnection in a Flare with a Thermal Looptop X-ray Source",
D. Longcope, A. Des Jardins, T. Carranza-Fulmer, J. Qiu, 216th AAS/SPD Meeting, May 23-27, 2010

"Reconnection and Energetics in Two-ribbon Flares: a Revisit of Hard X-ray and UV Observations",
J. Qiu, G. Kerr*, J. Cheng, The Origin, Evolution, and Diagnosis of Solar Flare Magnetic Fields and Plasmas: Honoring the Contributions of Dick Canfield, Boulder, CO, August 9 - 11, 2010

"Quantifying Separator Reconnection Between Emerging and Existing Active Regions",
A. Malanushenko, D. W. Longcope, D. E. McKenzie, M. H. Yusuf*, 216th AAS/SPD meeting, Miami, FL., May 23-27, 2010

"Energetics in Two-ribbon Flares",
J. Qiu, W. Liu, N. Hill*, M. Kazachenko, 216th AAS/SPD meeting, Miami, FL, May 23-27, 2010

"Fluxon Simulation",
C. Plumberg*, C. C. Kankelborg, 216th AAS/SPD meeting, Miami, FL, May 23-27, 2010


2009

"Measuring Coronal Magnetic Twist Injected by Photospheric Rotation",
A. Malanushenko, M. Yusuf*, D.W. Longcope, AGU fall meeting, San Francesco, CA, December 2009

"Helicity Transfer and Energy Release in the Bastille Day Flare",
N. Hill*, M. Kazachenko, W. Liu, J. Qiu, SPD meeting, Boulder, CO, June 14-18, 2009


2007

"Analytical Solutions for Non-uniformly Heated Coronal Loops: Numerical Verification",
Petrus C. Martens, H. D. Winter, K. Munetsi-Mugomba*, AAS/SPD Meeting, Honolulu, May 2007.

"Analyzing Flare Ribbons to Determine Magnetic Reconnection Flux and its Relationship to Flux Rope Formation",
Jada Maxwell*, Jiong Qiu, Richard Canfield
Ninth Annual Meeting of the Northwest Section of the APS, May 17-19, 2007, Idado State University Pocatello, ID.

"Comparing the Numerical and Analytical Solutions for the Temperature, Length of Loop, and Heating Function in Coronal Loops",
Kudzanayi Munetsi-Mugomba*, Piet Martens, and Trae Winter,
2007 Joint Annual Conference of the National Society of Black Physicists and the National Society of Hispanic Physicists, Boston, MA, February 21-25.

"Semi-Automatic Detection Software For Supra-Arcade Downflows",
Savage, Sabrina; McKenzie, D. E.; McLaughlin*, L.,
American Astronomical Society Meeting 210, Honolulu, HI, May 27-31.

"Signatures of Magnetic Stress Prior to Three Solar Flares Observed by RHESSI",
A. Des Jardins, R. Canfield, D. Longcope, E. McLinden*, and A. Dillman*,
SHINE 2007 Workshop, Whistler, British Columbia, July 30 - August 3.


2006

"Relating RHESSI Footpoints to Reconnection: the Importance of Spines and Separators"
Des Jardins, Angela, Canfield, Richard, Longcope, Dana, McLinden*, Emily, Fordyce*, Crystal, Waitukaitis*, Scott
AGU Meeting, San Francisco, CA, December 11-15.

"Magnetic Topology of the 29 October 2003 X10 Flare"
Des Jardins, Angela, Canfield, Richard, Longcope, Dana, Waitukaitis*, Scott
SPD Meeting, University of New Hampshire, June 25-30.

"The Magnetic Flux Budget in Low-corona Magnetic Reconnection and Interplanetary Flux Ropes",
Qiu J., Hu Q., Howard, T. A., Maxwell*, J., & Yurchyshyn, V. B.,
2006 SHINE meeting, Zermatt Resort, Utah, July 31- August 4.

"RHESSI Analysis of a Two-ribbon Flare on May 13, 2005",
Maxwell J.*, "Erupting Filament Workshop", Boulder, Colorado, Nov 9-11.

"Testing the Methods Used to Determine Loop Temperature Profiles"
Neal*, Kerry, Winter, Henry D., Martens, Petrus
SPD Meeting, University of New Hampshire, June 25-30.

Invited Paper: "Quiescent Loop Heating Profiles with AIA "
Trae Winter, Kerry Neal*, Jenna Rettenmayer*, and Piet Martens
First HMI/AIA Science Meeting, Monterey, CA February 13-17.

"The Magnetic Activity of Solar-like Stars at Different Main-Sequence Ages"
Sarah Lakatos*, Dibyendu Nandy, Piet Martens
207th Meeting of the AAS, Washington DC, January 10, 2006.

"The Amplitude of Stellar X-ray Cycles"
P.C.H. Martens, P. Chatterjee*, S.H. Saar, L.W.A. Acton
207th Meeting of the AAS, Washington DC, January 10, 2006.


2005

"Magnetic Field Topology of Sigmoids"
Son*, J.H.; Canfield, R.C.; Acton, L.W.
American Astronomical Society Meeting 205, San Diego, January 2005.

"Solar and Stellar Dynamo Models"
Antonia Wilmot-Smith*, Piet Martens, Dibyendu Nandi
Annual UKSP (UK Solar Physics) meeting, Birmingham, April 2005.

"Statistical Relationships in Characteristics of a Sample of Interplanetary Coronal Mass Ejections Detected Near Earth"
McKenzie, D. E.; Wilson*, K. G.; Leamon, R. J.
American Geophysical Union, Spring Meeting 2005, New Orleans.

"The Relationship Between Active Region Twist & Solar Flaring Activity"
Nandy, D.; Hahn*, M.; Gaard*, S.; Jibben, P.; Canfield, R. C.
American Geophysical Union, Spring Meeting 2005, New Orleans.

"Combining Hydrodynamics Modeling with Test Particle Tracking to Improve Flare Simulations"
Henry (Trae) Winter, Petrus Martens, and Jenna Rettenmayer*
6th Solar-B Meeting, Kyoto, Japan, November 2005.

"Supra-Arcade Downflows: Results from Observational Analysis"
David E. McKenzie, Sabrina Savage, James E. Tolan*
Sixth Solar-B Science Meeting, Kyoto, Japan, November 2005.

"TRACE and SXT Responses to Flare Simulations Using Combined Non-Thermal Particle and Hydrodynamic Modeling"
Winter, H. D.; Martens, P.; Rettenmayer*, J.
AGU Meeting, San Francisco, December 2005.

"REU program in Solar Physics at Montana State University"
Martens, P C, Canfield, R C, McKenzie, D M
AGU Meeting, San Francisco, December 2005.


2004

"Geoeffective CMEs, Filaments, and Sigmoids"
David McKenzie, Robert Leamon, Karen Wilson*
Living With a Star Workshop, Boulder, Colorado, March 2004.

"On the Combination of TRACE and CDS Data"
Scott*, J. T.; Cirtain, J. W.; Martens, P. C. H.; Winter, H. D.
May 29 - June 3 2004. Denver AAS/SPD.

"The Diffuse EUV Corona"
Cirtain, J.W.; Martens, P.C.H.; Acton, L.W.; Scott*, J.T.
May 29 - June 3, 2004. Denver AAS/SPD

"Geoeffective CMEs, Filaments, and Sigmoids"
David McKenzie, Robert Leamon, Karen Wilson*, 2004 SHINE Workshop, Big Sky, Montana, June 2004.

"Periodic Variations in X-Ray Emission Intensity of Coronal Loops"
McKenzie, D. E.; Pollock*, E.; Lane, C.
SOHO 15 Workshop, St. Andrews, Scotland, September 2004.

"A Topological Analysis of the Magnetic Breakout Model for an Eruptive Solar Flare"
Maclean*, R.; Beveridge*, C.; Longcope, D.; Brown, D.; Priest, E.
SOHO 15 Workshop, St. Andrews, Scotland, September 2004.

"Observations of Separator Reconnection to an Emerging Active Region"
Longcope, D. W.; Cirtain, J.; McKenzie, D.; Scott*, J.
American Geophysical Union, Fall Meeting 2004.

"Solar and Stellar Dynamo Models"
Antonia Wilmot-Smith*, Piet Martens, Dibyendu Nandi
St. Andrews University, Applied Math Dept Seminar, December 2, 2004.


2003

"Magnetic Cloud and Active Region Topology Compared"
Canfield, R. C.; Leamon, R. J.; Jones*, S. L.; Lambkin*, K.; Lundberg*, B.
American Astronomical Society, SPD meeting, Laurel MD, 2003.

"Measurements of Flux Cancellation During Filament Formation"
P. Martens and P. Wood*
September 30, 2003, Annual PROM meeting, MSU Bozeman.

"Magnetic Cloud and Active Region Topology Compared"
Leamon, Robert J.; Canfield, Richard C.; Jones*, Sarah L.; Lundberg*, Brian
"Magnetic Fields and Helicity in the Sun and Heliosphere", 25th meeting of the IAU, Joint Discussion 3, 16 July 2003, Sydney, Australia.

"TRACE and CDS: JOP 146 Data Analysis Part I"
Scott*, J.T.; Cirtain, J.W.; Martens, P.C.H.
AAS/SPD Meeting, Laurel MD, June 2003.