Seminars Fall 2014

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
09/15/2015 11:15am Konover Auditorium, Dodd Research Center Distinguished Lecturer Matthias Scheffler, Professor and Director, Theory Department Fritz Haber Institute of the Max Planck Society Berlin, Germany Big Data of Materials Science from First Principles – Critical Next Steps
09/26/14 9:00am IMS-20 Olle Heinonen, Materials Scientist, Argonne National Laboratory Adjunct Professor Northwestern University Nanomagnets
09/26/14 11:00am IMS-20 Prof. A.T. Charlie Johnson University of Pennsylvania Graphene-Enabled Bio-Nano Hybrids for Chemical Detection
10/03/14 9:00am IMS-20 William Fallon, Senior Technical Fellow, Materials and Processes Engineering, Sikorsky Aircraft Practical Application of an MSE Background in the Rotorcraft/Aerospace Industry
10/03/14 11:00am IMS-20 Dr. Donald Wardius Bayer Materials Science Thinking Through the Sustainability Challenges and Opportunities for Polyurethanes at Bayer Materials Science
10/10/14 9:00am IMS-20 David Cann, Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering Oregon State University What Could Possibly Be So Interesting about Insulators? Research Highlights from the World of Multi-Functional Dielectric Materials.
10/17/14 9:00am IMS-20 Quanxi Jia Thrust Leader, Center for Integrated Nanotechnologies Los Alamo National Laboratory, Sandia National Laboratories U.S. Department of Energy Office of Science Effect of Interfaces on Competing Interactions of Functional Complex Metal-oxides
10/24/14 9:00am IMS-20 Vinayak Dravid, Abraham Harris Professor of Materials Science and Engineering Director Northwestern University Atomic and Nanoscale Characterization Center In-situ and Ex-situ Electron Microscopy of Energy Materials
11/07/14 9:00am IMS-20 Christopher Kiely, Harold B. Chambers Senior Professor Materials Science and Engineering Lehigh University Pushing the Limits of Electron Microscopy Through Catalysis Challenges
11/14/14 9:00am IMS-20 Michele Marcolongo, Professor and Department Head Materials Science and Engineering Drexel University Acellular Tissue Regenerations Using Biomimetic Proteoglycans


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