Fall 2012

You can find all of these seminars, as well as others of potential interest, on our event calendar.

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Date
Speaker
August 31 No Seminar
September 4 SPECIAL SEMINAR
Please note day, time and location.

Tuesday, September 4th
10:300 a.m.
Room 1302 Chemical/Nuclear Eng. Bldg.


(Tri)critical phase transitions in magnetocaloric materials
Karl G. Sandeman
Royal Society University Research Fellow and Lecturer
Department of Physics
Blackett Laboratory
Imperial College, London
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September 7 MSGS Seminar

Innovation in Electrochemical Technology:
from Batteries to Metals Extraction

Donald R. Sadoway
John F. Elliott Professor of Materials Chemistry
Dept. of Materials Science and Engineering
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
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September 14 Liquid Crystals and Their Contribution to the Field of Photovoltaics
Luz Martinez-Miranda
Associate Professor
Dept. of Materials Science & Engineering
University of Maryland College Park
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September 21 Engineered Nanostructures for Plasmonics and Thermoelectrics
Oded Rabin
Assistant Professor
Dept. of Materials Science & Engineering
IREAP
University of Maryland College Park
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September 28 Biomimetic Self-assembly of Polymer-Inorganic Hybrid Nanocompartments with Biomedical Applications
Zhihong Nie
Assistant Professor
Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry
University of Maryland College Park
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October 5 Please note special time and location:
9:00 a.m.
Room 2110 Chemical/Nuclear Eng. Bldg.


Nano-Biotechnological Methods and Tools for Innovative Diagnostics and Therapy
Ross Rinaldi
National Nanotechnology Laboratory - Istituto di NanoScienze CNR
Scuola Superiore ISUFI
Università del Salento, Lecce
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October 12 Nanophotonics for Casimir Forces and Photovoltaics
Jeremy Munday
Dept of Electrical & Computer Engineering
IREAP
University of Maryland College Park
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October 19 No Seminar
October 26 MSE/UMERC Joint Seminar
Fabrication and Microstructure Characterization of Thin Film Intermediate Temperature Solid Oxide Fuel Cells
Zhi-Peng Li
National Institute of Standards and Technology
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November 2 An All CNT Li-S Secondary Battery
David Lashmore
CTO and Vice President
Nanocomp
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November 9 Electrostatic Interactions in Polymers and Soft Matter
Andrey Dorynin
Professor
Institute of Materials Science
Department of Physics
University of Connecticut
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November 16 Engineering Self Assembled Nanostructures by Constrained Phase Transformation
Alexander Roytburd
Professor
Dept. of Materials Science & Engineering
University of Maryland College Park
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November 23 Thankgiving Break–No Seminar
November 30 Simple Molecules and Simple Chemistry Yield Complex Materials Through Self-Assembly. Applications from Art Conservation to Oil Spill Recovery to New Foods
Richard G. Weiss
Department of Chemistry
Georgetown University
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December 7 Using Interfacial Manipulations to Generate Functional Materials from Nanostructured Polymers
Thomas H. Epps, III
Thomas & Kipp Gutshall Professor of Chemical Engineering
University of Delaware
Department of Chemical Engineering
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