Mareena Robinson

  • Program Years: 2012-2016
  • Academic Institution: Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • Field of Study: Nuclear Science and Technology
  • Academic Advisor: Richard Lanza
  • Practicum(s):
    Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (2013)
  • Degree(s):
    B.S. Physics, Florida A&M University, 2011
  • Current Status

  • Status: Ph.D. Candidate
  • Research Area: Nuclear Science and Technology
  • Personal URL: http://www.mareenarobinsonsnowden.com/

Publications

Papers:
A. B. ALEXANDER, C. T. RAYNOR, D. L. WIGGINS, M. K. ROBINSON, C. C. AKPOVO and J. A. JOHNSON (2011). Turbulence changes from magnetic fields in a stationary plasma. Journal of Plasma Physics, 77, pp 537-545 doi:10.1017/S0022377810000711

Talks:
"Verifying Warhead Confirmation for Future Dismantlement Treaties", 27th International Summer Symposium on Science and World Affairs, Union of Concerned Scientists, July 2015.

"Development of Verification Technologies for Future Nuclear Arms Reduction Agreements," Laboratory of Nuclear Security and Policy, MIT, Cambridge, MA, October 2013.

"Development of Verification Technologies for Warhead Counting for Future Nuclear Arms Reduction Agreements", 25th International Summer Symposium on Science and World Affairs, Union of Concerned Scientists, June 2013.

"Sensitivity of the Turbulence Kappa Constant to Molecular and Magnetic Field Parameters in Glow Discharge Plasmas," American Physical Society, Division of Plasma Physics Annual Conference, Chicago, IL, November 2010.

"Characteristic Frequencies and Critical Turbulent Energies in Magnetized Turbulent Glow Discharge Plasmas," American Physical Society, Division of Plasma Physics Annual Conference, Atlanta, GA, November 2009.

"Turbulence Variations in Plasmas driven by Transient Magnetic Fields", Joint Annual Conference of the National Society of Black Physicists and the National Society of Hispanic Physicists, Nashville, TN, February 2009.

Awards

2015 MIT Graduate Woman of Excellence
2015 Member of the Year, MIT Black Graduate Student Association
Best Overall Poster, 2014 DOE NNSA SSGF Program Review
Best Novice Poster, 2013 DOE NNSA SSGF Program Review
Best Oral Poster Presentation, INL Center for Advanced Energy Studies Summer Intern Poster Session, 2012
Ford Fellowship Honorable Mention, 2012
MIT Office of the Dean of Graduate Education Diversity Fellow, 2011-2012
Sigma Pi Sigma National Physics Honors Society, 2011
Deans List, Florida A&M University, 2006-2011
Florida A&M University Presidential Scholar 2006-2010
Florida Medallion Scholar 2006-2010