Seminars

Spring 2019

M.S. students and Ph.D. students are required to attend all seminars to earn MSE 6401 course credit. You may substitute up to 3 seminars each semester. Students need to complete and submit a missed seminar make-up form. Click here to download the seminar make-up form.

Date Time Location Speaker Organization Topic
2/1/19

9:45 a.m.

IMS-20

Dr. Sanjubala Sahoo
Postdoctoral Research Associate
Institute of Materials Science 
 
Dr. Boxun Hu 
Assistant Research Professor
Center for Clean Energy Engineering
Department of Materials Science and Engineering

University of Connecticut

Graphene-supported Single Transition Metal Atoms for Enhanced Catalytic Activity for Methane Cracking Reaction
 

Trace Airborne Contaminants Capture and Mitigation of Electrode Poisoning in Electrochemical Systems

2/8/19

9:45 a.m.

IMS-20

Dr. Lia A. Stanciu
Associate Head and Professor School of Materials Engineering

Purdue University

Whole Cell Pathogen and Small Molecule Analytical Detection with Aptamer- Functionalized Particles

2/15/19

9:45 a.m.

IMS-20

Dr. Anna Tarakanova 
Assistant Professor

Department of Mechanical Engineering

University of Connecticut

Elastin in Focus: Understanding an Inherently Disordered Molecule and its Implications for Disease Etiology and Materials Design 

2/22/19

9:45 a.m.

IMS-20

Dr. Katayun Barmak
Director of the Materials Science & Engineering, Program Philips Electronics Chair of Applied Physics and Applied Mathematics, and Materials Science and Engineering 

Columbia University

Interconnects Beyond Cu

 3/1/19

9:45 a.m.

IMS-20

Graduate Student Speaking Contest

University of Connecticut

N/A

 3/29/19 

9:45 a.m.

IMS-20

Dr. Timothy J. Bunning
Chief Scientist Materials and Manufacturing Directorate 

Air Force Research Laboratory 

Materials Science and Engineering at the Air Force Research Laboratory

4/5/19

9:45 a.m.

IMS-20

Dr. Arun K. Varshneya
Professor of Glass and Engineering, Emeritus Alfred University
President, Saxon Glass Technologies

Saxon Glass Technologies

Chemically Strengthened Glass: Science, technology and its Future

 4/12/19

9:45 a.m.

IMS-20

Dr. Oleg Gang Professor
Department of Chemical Engineering Department of Applied Physics and Applied Mathematics

Leader of Soft and Bio-Nanomaterial Group Center for Functional Nanomaterials, Brookhaven National Laboratory

Columbia University

Programmable Assembly of Nanoscale Architectures

 

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