The Materials Science and Engineering Seminar Series: Spring 2015

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

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Date
Speaker
January 30 MSE Faculty Meeting–No Seminar
12:00-1:30 p.m.
Room 1302 Chemical and Nuclear Engineering Building
February 6 Polarized Neutron Developments at the NIST Center for Neutron Research
Wangchun Chen
National Institute of Standards and Technology
NIST Center for Neutron Research
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February 13 Advanced Force Microscopy Techniques for Investigating Cellular Interactions at the Nanoscale
Christine Selhube-Unkel
Biocompatible Nanomaterials
Institute of Materials Science
University of Kiel
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February 20 To FIB or Not to FIB?
Science, art, possibilities, and limitations of Focused Ion Beam

Valery Ray
Research Associate
Institute for Research in Electronics & Applied Physics (IREAP)
and
Nanoscale Imaging, Spectroscopy & Propertes (NISP) Lab
Maryland NanoCenter
University of Maryland
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February 27 In Situ Neutron Diagnosis of Lithium-Containing Batteries
Howard Wang
Institute for Materials Research, State University of New York, Binghamton
Material Measurement Laboratory, NIST
Department of Materials Science and Engineering, University of Maryland
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March 6 APS March Meeting–No Seminar
March 13 Bio-inspired microuidics: The case of the velvet worm
Paula Mellado
School of Engineering and Sciences
Adolfo Ibañez University, Santiago, Chile
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March 20 Spring Break (Students)
MSE Faculty Meeting
12:00-1:30 p.m.
Room 1302 Chemical and Nuclear Engineering Building
March 27 Design, Synthesis and Processing of Functional Thin Films and Coatings via Magnetron Sputtering
Jun Ouyang
Visiting Professor
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April 3 Thin-Film Alchemy: Using Strain and Dimensionality to Unleash the Hidden Properties of Oxides
Darrell Schlom
Herbert Fisk Johnson Professor of Industrial Chemistry
Department of Materials Science and Engineering
Cornell University
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April 10 MRS Meeting –No Seminar
April 17 Beyond the Bench: Careers in Grants Administration for Ph.D.-level Scientists
Rosemarie Hunziker
Director, Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine
National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering (NIBIB)
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
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April 24 Looking for Atoms at Complex Interfaces
Michael J. Bedzyk
Professor and Chair
Department of Materials Science and Engineering
Northwestern University
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May 1 MSE Faculty Meeting–No Seminar
12:00-1:30 p.m.
Room 1302 Chemical and Nuclear Engineering Building
May 8 DuPont Activity in Developing High Voltage Cathodes for Li Ion Battery
Jun Liu
DuPont Experimental Station
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