Materials Science and Engineering Seminar Series

Fall 2015

Date
Speaker
September 4 Cold Plasma Application in Cancer Therapy
Michael Keidar
Professor
Department of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering
School of Engineering and Applied Science
George Washington University
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September 11 Electron Beam Generated Plasmas: Ultra low Te Sources for Atomic Layer Processing
Scott Walton
Section Head
Plasma Applications
Naval Reserch Laboratory
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September 18 From Topology to Morphology: Defects, Shape Evolution, and Programmed Auto-Origami in Soft Matter
Robin Selinger
Professor
Department of Chemical Physics
Liquid Crystal Institute
Kent State University
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September 25 Grain Boundary and Surface Scattering of Electrons in Metals for Deeply-Scaled Interconnects
Katayun Barmak
Philips Electronics Professor
Department of Applied Physics and Applied Mathematics
Columbia University
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October 2 Nanomaterials for Energy and Flexible Electronics
Liangbing Hu
Assistant Professor
Department of Materials Science and Engineering
University of Maryland
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October 9 Faculty Meeting – No Seminar
October 16 TBA
October 23 Imaging and Analysis of Quantum Materials using Low Voltage Electron Microscopy
David Bell
Gordon McKay Professor of the Practice, Applied Physics
Harvard University
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October 30 Understanding Polymer Interfaces: Visualizing Interfacial Phenomena
Chelsea Davis
Polymers and Complex Fluids Group
Materials Science and Engineering Division
NIST
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November 6 Hybridized Graphene Materials
Jeremy Robinson
U.S. Naval Research Laboratory (NRL)
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November 13 *Transforming Energy Lecture, in partnership with UMERC*
Thin Film Solid State Ionics: Defects, Transport and Electrocatalytic Properties
Harry Tuller
Professor of Ceramics and Electronic Materials
Department of Materials Science and Engineering
MIT
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November 20 Micro- and Nano-Structured Thin-Films for Photovoltaic and Optoelectronic Applications
Wei Wu
Sr. Research Investigator
DuPont CR&D
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November 27 Thanksgiving Break–No Seminar
December 4 Presented by the Maryland NanoCenter
** Special location: Zupnik Lecture Hall, Kim Engineering Bldg.**

In-situ electron microscopy of hard and soft matter
Eva Olsson
Professor
Department of Applied Physics
Chalmers University of Technology, Gotehnburg, Sweden
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December 11 Faculty Meeting – No Seminar