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Orkan Umurhan

Research Scientist
Participates in 3 items
Dr. Umurhan’s research focuses on evolutionary processes both on planetary surfaces and in protoplanetary disks. He has published on a number of topics including astrophysical flows and turbulence, fundamentals of shear flow instabilities, geomorphology and landform evolution and its modeling. Dr. Umurhan joined the New Horizons Geology and Geophysics Investigation Team in June of 2013. His main role on this mission has been in providing mathematical modeling framework for the various geophysical scenarios of interest and appropriate to the Pluto system. Dr. Umurhan regularly writes blogposts for NASA about New Horizons and he is also a co-author on a graduate level textbook on fluid dynamics for physicists due to come out this spring.

Sessions in which Orkan Umurhan participates

Friday 27 May, 2016

Time Zone: (GMT-08:00) Pacific Time (US & Canada)
14:30
14:30
What Kind of Planet Do We Want?
1 hour 30 minutes, 14:30 - 16:00

- Synergy 4

G. David Nordley, The Experimental Rocket Propulsion Society (Moderator)

Orkan Umurhan (Participant)

M. Todd Gallowglas, Gallowglas Army (Participant)

Saturday 28 May, 2016

Time Zone: (GMT-08:00) Pacific Time (US & Canada)
17:30
17:30
Dwarf Planets
1 hour 30 minutes, 17:30 - 19:00

- Synergy 5

Pat MacEwen (Moderator)

G. David Nordley, The Experimental Rocket Propulsion Society (Participant)

Orkan Umurhan (Participant)

Chris Butler (Participant)

Sunday 29 May, 2016

Time Zone: (GMT-08:00) Pacific Time (US & Canada)
16:00
16:00

- Convene Lobby

Orkan Umurhan (Participant)

Andrew Fraknoi (Participant)

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