Department of Climate and Space Sciences and Engineering in the College of Engineering at the University of Michigan

Current and Upcoming Events

  • CLaSP Seminar Series - Professor John Wygant

    November 30, 2017
    3:30 pm - 5:00 pm SRB Auditorium, room 2246

    Professor John Wygant of the University of Minnesota School of Physics and Astronomy will give a presentation titled, "Spacecraft studies of partitioning of Alfvenic Poynting flux into particle acceleration in different regions of the magnetosphere: the energization and associated energy flux of downward auroral electrons on the night-side and that of out-flowing energetic ions in the dayside cusp." Please join us! 

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  • 2017 Nelson W. Spencer Lecture - Professor Margaret Kivelson

    December 8, 2017
    3:00 pm - 5:00 pm Chesebrough Auditorium, 220 Chrysler Center, 2121 Bonisteel Blvd, Ann Arbor

    *PLEASE NOTE DATE AND LOCATION CHANGE*

    Please join us for a lecture and conversation with Professors Margaret G. Kivelson, and Valerie A. Kivelson.  

    Our 2017 Nelson W. Spencer Lecturer will be Professor Margaret Kivelson, of the U-M Department of Climate and Space Sciences and Engineering, and the Institute of Geophysics and Planetary Physics, and the Department of Earth and Space Sciences at UCLA.  

    Professor Kivelson will present a lecture titled, "Magnetic Structures in the Solar System."

    Directly following the lecture, Professor Margaret Kivelson and her daughter, Professor Valerie A. Kivelson, Thomas N. Tentler Collegiate Professor and Arthur F. Thurnau Professor of History at U-M LSA, will discuss Prof. Margaret Kivelson's long career in the space sciences. 

    Reception to follow. 

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  • Michigan Reception at AGU

    December 13, 2017
    6:00 pm - 9:00 pm Riverview Room, 600 Decatur Street, 4th Level, New Orleans, LA.

    Please join us for the annual Michigan Reception at the American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, co-hosted by the Climate and Space Sciences and Engineering and the Earth and Environmental Sciences departments. Beverages and refreshments provided. 

    See you there! 

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  • Finals - No CLaSP Seminar

    December 14, 2017
    3:30 pm - 5:00 pm SRB Auditorium, room 2246

    No seminar this week. The CLaSP Seminar Series will return on January 4th, 2018. 

    Climate & Space wishes you a happy and peaceful holiday! 

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  • Finals - No CLaSP seminar

    December 21, 2017
    12:00 am - 11:59 pm SRB Auditorium, room 2246

    No seminar this week. The CLaSP Seminar Series will return on January 4th, 2018. 

    Climate & Space wishes you a happy and peaceful holiday! 

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  • Season Break - No CLaSP Seminar

    December 28, 2017
    12:00 am - 11:59 pm SRB Auditorium, room 2246

    No seminar this week. The CLaSP Seminar Series will return on January 4th, 2018. 

    Climate & Space wishes you a happy and peaceful holiday! 

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  • CLaSP Seminar Series - Details Coming Soon

    January 4, 2018
    3:30 pm - 5:00 pm SRB Auditorium, room 2246

    Each week during the school year, the CLaSP Seminar Series brings interesting and inspiring guests to our department to give a presentation.

    The seminars happen each Thursday, 3:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. in the Space Research Building Auditorium, and all are welcome.

    We're in the process of finalizing our Fall 2017 lineup of guest speakers, so please check back soon for details!

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  • CLaSP Seminar Series - Details Coming Soon

    January 11, 2018
    3:30 pm - 5:00 pm SRB Auditorium, room 2246

    Each week during the school year, the CLaSP Seminar Series brings interesting and inspiring guests to our department to give a presentation.

    The seminars happen each Thursday, 3:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. in the Space Research Building Auditorium, and all are welcome.

    We're in the process of finalizing our Fall 2017 lineup of guest speakers, so please check back soon for details!

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  • Martin Luther King, Jr. Day University Symposia - No Scheduled Classes

    January 15, 2018
    7:00 pm - 7:00 pm

    Martin Luther King, Jr. Day University Symposia - No Scheduled Classes. 

    More details to come soon. 

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  • CLaSP Seminar Series - Details Coming Soon

    January 18, 2018
    3:30 pm - 5:00 pm SRB Auditorium, room 2246

    Each week during the school year, the CLaSP Seminar Series brings interesting and inspiring guests to our department to give a presentation.

    The seminars happen each Thursday, 3:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. in the Space Research Building Auditorium, and all are welcome.

    We're in the process of finalizing our Fall 2017 lineup of guest speakers, so please check back soon for details!

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  • CLaSP Seminar Series - Details Coming Soon

    January 25, 2018
    3:30 pm - 5:00 pm SRB Auditorium, room 2246

    Each week during the school year, the CLaSP Seminar Series brings interesting and inspiring guests to our department to give a presentation.

    The seminars happen each Thursday, 3:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. in the Space Research Building Auditorium, and all are welcome.

    We're in the process of finalizing our Fall 2017 lineup of guest speakers, so please check back soon for details!

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  • CLaSP Seminar Series - Details Coming Soon

    February 1, 2018
    3:30 pm - 5:00 pm SRB Auditorium, room 2246

    Each week during the school year, the CLaSP Seminar Series brings interesting and inspiring guests to our department to give a presentation.

    The seminars happen each Thursday, 3:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. in the Space Research Building Auditorium, and all are welcome.

    We're in the process of finalizing our Fall 2017 lineup of guest speakers, so please check back soon for details!

    Click here to read more...

  • CLaSP Seminar Series - Details Coming Soon

    February 8, 2018
    3:30 pm - 5:00 pm SRB Auditorium, room 2246

    Each week during the school year, the CLaSP Seminar Series brings interesting and inspiring guests to our department to give a presentation.

    The seminars happen each Thursday, 3:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. in the Space Research Building Auditorium, and all are welcome.

    We're in the process of finalizing our Fall 2017 lineup of guest speakers, so please check back soon for details!

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  • MUSE Conference 2018

    February 14, 2018 ~
    February 15, 2018
    8:00 am - 6:00 pm Michigan League 911 N. University Ann Arbor, MI

    The purpose of the conference is to foster connections and new collaborations across the broad suite of sustainability and environment-related research at the University of Michigan. We welcome participation from those advancing knowledge through work in the humanities and the social, physical, natural, and engineering sciences.

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  • CLaSP Seminar Series - Details Coming Soon

    February 15, 2018
    3:30 pm - 5:00 pm SRB Auditorium, room 2246

    Each week during the school year, the CLaSP Seminar Series brings interesting and inspiring guests to our department to give a presentation.

    The seminars happen each Thursday, 3:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. in the Space Research Building Auditorium, and all are welcome.

    We're in the process of finalizing our Fall 2017 lineup of guest speakers, so please check back soon for details!

    Click here to read more...

  • CLaSP Seminar Series - Details Coming Soon

    February 22, 2018
    3:30 pm - 5:00 pm SRB Auditorium, room 2246

    Each week during the school year, the CLaSP Seminar Series brings interesting and inspiring guests to our department to give a presentation.

    The seminars happen each Thursday, 3:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. in the Space Research Building Auditorium, and all are welcome.

    We're in the process of finalizing our Fall 2017 lineup of guest speakers, so please check back soon for details!

    Click here to read more...

  • CLaSP Seminar Series - Details Coming Soon

    March 1, 2018
    3:30 pm - 5:00 pm SRB Auditorium, room 2246

    Each week during the school year, the CLaSP Seminar Series brings interesting and inspiring guests to our department to give a presentation.

    The seminars happen each Thursday, 3:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. in the Space Research Building Auditorium, and all are welcome.

    We're in the process of finalizing our Fall 2017 lineup of guest speakers, so please check back soon for details!

    Click here to read more...

  • CLaSP Seminar Series - Details Coming Soon

    March 8, 2018
    3:30 pm - 5:00 pm SRB Auditorium, room 2246

    Each week during the school year, the CLaSP Seminar Series brings interesting and inspiring guests to our department to give a presentation.

    The seminars happen each Thursday, 3:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. in the Space Research Building Auditorium, and all are welcome.

    We're in the process of finalizing our Fall 2017 lineup of guest speakers, so please check back soon for details!

    Click here to read more...

  • CLaSP Seminar Series - Details Coming Soon

    March 15, 2018
    3:30 pm - 5:00 pm SRB Auditorium, room 2246

    Each week during the school year, the CLaSP Seminar Series brings interesting and inspiring guests to our department to give a presentation.

    The seminars happen each Thursday, 3:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. in the Space Research Building Auditorium, and all are welcome.

    We're in the process of finalizing our Fall 2017 lineup of guest speakers, so please check back soon for details!

    Click here to read more...

  • CLaSP Seminar Series - Details Coming Soon

    March 22, 2018
    3:30 pm - 5:00 pm SRB Auditorium, room 2246

    Each week during the school year, the CLaSP Seminar Series brings interesting and inspiring guests to our department to give a presentation.

    The seminars happen each Thursday, 3:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. in the Space Research Building Auditorium, and all are welcome.

    We're in the process of finalizing our Fall 2017 lineup of guest speakers, so please check back soon for details!

    Click here to read more...

  • CLaSP Seminar Series - Details Coming Soon

    March 29, 2018
    3:30 pm - 5:00 pm SRB Auditorium, room 2246

    Each week during the school year, the CLaSP Seminar Series brings interesting and inspiring guests to our department to give a presentation.

    The seminars happen each Thursday, 3:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. in the Space Research Building Auditorium, and all are welcome.

    We're in the process of finalizing our Fall 2017 lineup of guest speakers, so please check back soon for details!

    Click here to read more...

  • CLaSP Seminar Series - Details Coming Soon

    April 5, 2018
    3:30 pm - 5:00 pm SRB Auditorium, room 2246

    Each week during the school year, the CLaSP Seminar Series brings interesting and inspiring guests to our department to give a presentation.

    The seminars happen each Thursday, 3:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. in the Space Research Building Auditorium, and all are welcome.

    We're in the process of finalizing our Fall 2017 lineup of guest speakers, so please check back soon for details!

    Click here to read more...

  • CLaSP Seminar Series - Details Coming Soon

    April 12, 2018
    3:30 pm - 5:00 pm SRB Auditorium, room 2246

    Each week during the school year, the CLaSP Seminar Series brings interesting and inspiring guests to our department to give a presentation.

    The seminars happen each Thursday, 3:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. in the Space Research Building Auditorium, and all are welcome.

    We're in the process of finalizing our Fall 2017 lineup of guest speakers, so please check back soon for details!

    Click here to read more...

Archived Events (Past events to 6 months)

  • CLaSP Alumnus of the Year Lecture - Andrew Humphrey

    October 26, 2017
    3:30 pm - 5:00 pm SRB Auditorium, room 2246

    Each year, the Climate & Space department selects a former student to receive our Alumnus of the Year award and give the accompanying lecture. Our annual Alumni Picnic immediately follows the lecture on the west lawn of the SRB.

    This year we are very pleased to welcome back Andrew Humphrey of WDIV-TV Detroit. Mr. Humphrey will give a presentation titled, "Broadcast Meteorology: Weather and Communications in the 21st Century." Please join us! 

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  • CLaSP Homecoming Picnic

    October 26, 2017
    5:00 pm - 8:00 pm Space Research Building, West Lawn

    We’re throwing a Homecoming Picnic for CLaSP (AOSS) alumni, faculty, students, staff and friends!

    Wear your Maize and Blue, root for the Wolverines, and enjoy refreshments with fellow Climate & Space alums! 

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  • Radlab Seminar - CLaSP Professor Chris Ruf

    October 20, 2017
    5:15 pm - 6:15 pm SRB Auditorium, room 2246

    CLaSP Professor Chris RUf will present a seminar on the CYGNSS (Cyclone Global Navigation Satellite System). This talk is sponsored by the Southeast Michigan Chapter of the IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Society. Please join us! 

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  • CLaSP Seminar Series - Dr. Doug Rowland

    October 19, 2017
    3:30 pm - 5:00 pm SRB Auditorium, room 2246

    Dr. Doug Rowland, of NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, will give a presentation titled, "The VISIONS sounding rocket missions — high resolution imaging of low altitude ion outflow.” Please join us! 

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  • CLaSP Seminar Series - CRLT Players

    October 12, 2017
    3:30 pm - 5:00 pm SRB Auditorium, room 2246

    The CRLT players will present a seminar titled "Cuts: Responding to Student Climate Concerns." Please join us! 

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  • CLaSP Seminar Series - Manuel de la Torre

    October 5, 2017
    3:30 pm - 5:00 pm SRB Auditorium, room 2246

    Manuel de la Torre, of NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory, will give a presentation titled, "An updated overview of NASA’s Mars Exploration program with emphasis on M2020." Please join us! 

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  • Climate & Space Ice Cream Social

    October 4, 2017
    1:00 pm - 2:30 pm Climate & Space Lounge, 2nd floor

    Join us for an old fashioned Ice Cream Social!

    Featuring ice cream and toppings from Washtenaw Dairy!

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  • CLaSP Seminar Series - Dr. Kim Mueller & Dr. Sharon Gourdji

    September 28, 2017
    3:30 pm - 5:00 pm SRB Auditorium, room 2246

    Dr. Kim Mueller & Dr. Sharon Gourdji, both of the National Institute of Standards and Technology, will give a presentation titled, "Cities: Frontline for Greenhouse Gas Mitigation." Please join us! 

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  • Special Seminar - Timothy Stryker

    September 27, 2017
    2:00 pm - 3:30 pm Donahue Room SRB 2422

    Tim Stryker, of the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) Land Remote Sensing Program, will give a presentation titled, "Advances in U.S. Land Imaging Capabilities." Please join us!

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  • CLaSP Seminar Series - Professor Fran Bagenal

    September 21, 2017
    3:30 pm - 5:00 pm SRB Auditorium, room 2246

    Professor Fran Bagenal, of the of the University of Colorado Laboratory for Atmospheric and Space Physics (LASP), will give a presentation titled, "NASA's Juno Mission to Jupiter: What’s Inside the Giant Planet?" Please join us! 

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  • CLaSP Seminar Series - Professor Joi Mondisa

    September 14, 2017
    3:30 pm - 5:00 pm SRB Auditorium, room 2246

    Professor Joi Mondisa, of the U-M Industrial & Operations Engineering department, will give a presentation titled, "Mentoring Insights and Practices: Examining the Experiences of African-American STEM Mentors in Higher Education." Please join us! 

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  • CLaSP Undergraduate Photos

    September 13, 2017
    3:00 pm - 4:00 pm SRB #2218

    Bring your best smile to SRB #2218 for your 2017-2018 Climate & Space department photo! 

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  • CEW Open House for Nontraditional Students

    September 13, 2017
    3:30 pm - 5:30 pm CEW (Center for the Education of Women) 330 E. Liberty, 2nd Floor

    CEW invites nontraditional students to attend this beginning of the semester welcome reception.  If you have children, are older than the "typical" college student, are a transfer student, or any number of other characteristics where you feel "different" from other college students -- we welcome you to attend this event!  Come meet other students with similar stories and learn more about the resources that CEW and other units provide.  This is a family friendly event, and light refreshments will be served.

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  • New Graduate & Ph.D Student Welcome Meeting

    September 13, 2017
    4:00 pm - 7:00 pm SRB #2218

    Please join department staff and faculty for an informative meet and greet for all new CLaSP Graduate students. Faculty and staff will be on hand to answer your questions. 

    - 4:00 p.m. 2017-2018 Climate & Space department photos

    - 5:00 - 7:00 p.m. Meeting

    - Pizza, salad, and soft drinks will be served. 

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  • Informational Meeting for New Ph.D Students

    September 6, 2017
    4:30 pm - 7:00 pm SRB #2218

    Are you a new Ph.D student at Climate & Space? Please plan to attend this informational meeting. Professor Xianglei Huang, Ph.D Program Chair will give a short presentation and answer your questions. 

    - 4:30 p.m. 2017-2018 Climate & Space department photos

    - 5:00 - 7:00 p.m. Meeting

    - Pizza, salad, and soft drinks will be served. 

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  • Party for Your Mind: Shapiro Library Open House

    September 3, 2017
    4:00 pm - 6:00 pm Shapiro Library

    Join us in the Shapiro Library for a Party for Your Mind!
     
    There will be:
     
    * free pizza * mini golf * giveaways * escape room * notebook making * palm reading * board games *  Maize Mirchi A Cappella group * Sinaboro - traditional Korean drumming 
     
    Hope to see you there!
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  • Special Seminar - Dr. Timothy McConnochie

    September 1, 2017
    10:30 am - 12:00 pm Donahue Room SRB 2422

    Dr. Timothy McConnochie of the of NASA Goddard Spaceflight Center, will give a special presentation titled, "ChemCam Passive Sky Spectroscopy at Gale Crater, Mars: Measuring Water Vapor, Molecular Oxygen, and Aerosols." Please join us! 

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  • First Generation Student Parent Open House

    September 1, 2017
    1:00 pm - 3:00 pm Michigan League Ballroom

    Hosted by OAMI to welcome First Generation students and Student Parents, and to encourage these students to get connected to resources for First Generation students.  There will be representatives from many student affairs and academic services offices on hand to connect with students.

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  • UM Library Basics (Orientation for new international students and scholars)

    September 1, 2017
    1:00 pm - 3:00 pm CENTRAL: Hatcher Library Gallery, rm 100, north entrance; NORTH: TBD

    SESSION DESCRIPTION:  It's extremely important to learn to use the University's library services as soon as possible. This workshop will introduce you to the University's extensive library system so that you can start using library resources immediately, and will provide an introduction to online research using University and other databases.
     
    You may attend either a Central Campus or a North Campus workshop, but the North Campus workshops will be of most interest to engineering, art, and architecture students.
     
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  • UM Library Basics (Orientation for new international students and scholars)

    August 25, 2017
    1:00 pm - 3:00 pm CENTRAL: Hatcher Library Gallery, rm 100, north entrance; NORTH: TBD

    SESSION DESCRIPTION:  It's extremely important to learn to use the University's library services as soon as possible. This workshop will introduce you to the University's extensive library system so that you can start using library resources immediately, and will provide an introduction to online research using University and other databases.
     
    You may attend either a Central Campus or a North Campus workshop, but the North Campus workshops will be of most interest to engineering, art, and architecture students.
     
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  • UM Library Basics (Orientation for new international students and scholars)

    August 18, 2017
    1:00 pm - 3:00 pm CENTRAL: Hatcher Library Gallery, rm 100, north entrance; NORTH: TBD

    SESSION DESCRIPTION:  It's extremely important to learn to use the University's library services as soon as possible. This workshop will introduce you to the University's extensive library system so that you can start using library resources immediately, and will provide an introduction to online research using University and other databases.
     
    You may attend either a Central Campus or a North Campus workshop, but the North Campus workshops will be of most interest to engineering, art, and architecture students.
     
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  • Dissertation Defense - Greg Tierney

    July 21, 2017
    1:00 pm - 3:00 pm SRB Auditorium, room 2246

    CLaSP student Greg Tierney will defend his PH.D thesis this coming Friday in the SRB Auditorium, room 2246. 

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  • CLaSP National Advisory Board Annual Meeting (Day 2)

    June 1, 2017
    8:30 am - 12:00 pm Donahue Room, SRB 2422

    The purpose of the Board is to gain input from external stakeholders concerning our educational and research goals and how we plan to accomplish them. 

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  • CLaSP National Advisory Board Annual Meeting (Day 1)

    May 31, 2017
    8:30 am - 5:30 pm Donahue Room, SRB 2422

    The purpose of the Board is to gain input from external stakeholders concerning our educational and research goals and how we plan to accomplish them. 

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