Seminar Schedule - University of Houston
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Seminar Schedule

The Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences at the University of Houston offers its seminars on most Friday afternoons during the fall and spring semesters. For more information regarding seminars please visit the seminars resource page.

Time:Seminars are held on most Fridays 11-12 PM. Before the seminar, a coffee time will be held from 10:30 to 11 AM.

LocationSR1 634. A campus map -

Assistance with Speaker Setup:An EAS TA is assigned the task of: providing lapel microphone and making a sound check, providing remote slide changer with built in laser pointer, and loading the speaker’s slides. For the Spring 2019, semester this person is: Ekenem Adigwe ( )

Responsibilities of EAS faculty host listed:

  1. Send and confirm with the speaker this schedule;
  2. Explain to the speaker that their talk should not exceed 45 minutes in length;
  3. Arrange with EAS admin the speaker's travel if required and insure that the speaker signs any needed paperwork with the EAS admin;
  4. Send out note to all EAS faculty on the Monday of that week a sign up sheet for meeting or meals with the speaker based on his or her available time in EAS; Coordinate any special needs of the speaker including transportation and arranging group meals;
  5. Arrange a meeting with the speaker and student TA at least 30 mins before the talk in room 116 to insure that the talk is set up;
  6. If for any reason the host is absent, he or she would need to arrange an alternative EAS faculty member to act as host and perform the above duties.

Spring 2019 Seminar Schedule

Plio-Pleistocene evolution of a retrowedge foredeep basin in eastern Taiwan: Evidence for un-steady growth of the collisional orogen​
Date Speaker Affiliation Presentation
18-Jan held for faculty search
25-Jan held for faculty search
1-Feb held for faculty search
8-Feb held for faculty search
15-Feb Dr. Yingcai Zheng UH Deep earthquakes are hosted in laminated rock fabrics within subducting slabs Wu
22-Feb Dr. Justin Filiberto Lunar Planetary Institute Geochemistry of Venus’s surface
1-Mar Dr. Richard Gordon Rice University Motion Between Hotspots (Slower than you Thought), Origin of the Hawaiian-Emperor Bend, True Polar Wander, and Possible Links to Cenozoic Global Climate Change Sager
8-Mar Dr. Andreas Kronenberg Texas A&M  Deformation and Potential Roles of Magnesian Carbonates in Deep Focus Earthquakes Zheng
22-Mar Dr.Glenn Sharman University of Arkansas Unmixing the Stratigraphic Record: Insights into Sediment Routing from Source to Sink Saylor
29-Mar Dr. Hongliang Zhang LSU Air pollution modeling Y. Wang &  Talbot
5-Apr Dr. Mike Sweet ExxonMobil Sediment Routing From Shelf to Basin Floor in the Quaternary Golo System of Eastern Corsica Wellner
12-Apr Dr. Haibin Di Schlumberger Seismic interpretation by convolutional neural networks Sun
19-Apr Dr. Becky Dorsey University of Oregon Plio-Pleistocene evolution of a retrowedge foredeep basin in eastern Taiwan: Evidence for un-steady growth of the collisional orogen Suppe