Lecture Series

Lecture Series

All lectures are held on Wednesdays from 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. at ISE 322

 

Materials Science and Engineering Department – Fall 2019 Seminars

Fall 2020 Seminars


Wednesday, March 11, 2020 – CANCELLED

Jinsang Kim
University of Michigan
Ann Arbor, MI

Seminar Title: Designing Conjugated Polymers and Organic Emitters for Smart Chemical and Bio Sensors


Wednesday, February 26, 2020

Tony Low, PhD
University of Minnesota
Minneapolis, Minnesota

Seminar Title: 2D Materials Plasmons: Physics and Applications


Wednesday, February 12, 2020

Karen I. Winey
University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA

Seminar Title: Self-Assembly of Segmented Polyolefin-Based Single Ion Conductors: New Morphologies and Ion Conductivity


 

Previous Seminars

FALL 2019 SEMINARS

 

Wednesday, November 13, 2019

Dr. John Q. Xiao

Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of Delaware, Newark, DE

The Development of Spintronics: How Application-Driven Research Advances Science


 

Wednesday, October 2, 2019

Dr. Ebrahim Najafi

The Chemours Company

Wilmington, Delaware

Seminar Title: Space-Time Imaging of Charge Carriers at the Semiconductor Surfaces and Interfaces


 

Wednesday, October 9, 2019

Dr. Cecilia Leal

Department of Materials Science and Engineering

University of Illinois

Seminar Title: Complexity in the Chemistry and Physics of Lipid Membranes as a Handle to Activate the Delivery of Cargo to Cells


 

Wednesday, October 16, 2019

Dr. Jason Valentine

Department of Mechanical Engineering

Vanderbilt University

Seminar Title: Flat Optics: From Dynamic Control to Optical Computing


 

Wednesday, November 20, 2019

Dr. Melissa Grunlan

Department of Biomedical Engineering

Texas A & M University

Seminar Title: Orthopedic Biomaterials Enabled by Network Architecture


Fall 2018 Seminars
Wednesday, October 10, 2018

Dr. Michael Yakes

Naval Research Lab

Washington, DC

Web Site: https://www.nrl.navy.mil/

Seminar Title:  Understanding Diffusion and Phase Separation in InGaAs Lattice Matched to InP


 

Tuesday, October 16, 2018

Dr. Paul J. Simmonds

Physics – Micron School of Materials Science & Engineering

Boise State University

Website: https://coen.boisestate.edu/faculty-staff/paulsimmonds/

Joint Seminar with Physics

Seminar Title: Tensile-strained self-assembly of quantum dots for entangled photon sources and band structure engineering


 

Wednesday, October 24, 2018

Dr. Tingyi Gu

Electrical & Computer Engineering

University of Delaware

Web Site: http://www.ece.udel.edu/research/by-faculty.Tingyi%20Gu.html

Seminar Title:  Integrated photonics of advanced materials


 

Wednesday, October 31, 2018

Dr. Zubin Jacob

Electrical & Computer Engineering

Purdue University

Web Site: http://www.zjresearchgroup.org/

Seminar Title:  Photon Spin Quantization in New Topological Phases of Matter


 

Wednesday, November 7, 2018

Dr. Kyle Lampe

Chemical Engineering

University of Virginia

Web Site: https://engineering.virginia.edu/faculty/kyle-j-lampe

Joint Seminar with Biomedical Engineering

Seminar Title: Biomaterial Design for 3D Hydrogel Microenvironments and Neural Tissue Engineering


 

Wednesday, November 14. 2018

Dr. Edo Waks

Electrical & Computer Engineering

University of Maryland

Web Site: https://ece.umd.edu/faculty/waks

Seminar Title: Quantum Nanophotonics: Controlling spin with light on a semiconductor chip


 

Wednesday, December 5, 2018

Dr. Chekesha M. Liddell Watson

Materials Science & Engineering

Cornell University

Web Site: http://www.mse.cornell.edu/people/profile.cfm?netid=cml66

Seminar Title: No title at this time


 

Spring 2018 Seminars
February 7, 2018- Dr. Russell Composto

Materials Science and Engineering

University of Pennsylvania

Web Site: https://polymer.seas.upenn.edu/

Seminar Title: Using Nanoparticle Diffusion to Reveal the Nanostructure in Polymer Hydrogels


March 14, 2018 – Dr. Derek Patton

Polymer Science & Engineering

University of Southern Mississippi

Web Site: https://www.usm.edu/polymer/faculty/derek-l-patton

Seminar Title: Degradable, Pro-Active Polymer Networks via Thiol-Mediated Photopolymerization


April 18, 2018 – Dr. Peter J, Schuck

Mechanical Engineering

Columbia University

Web Site: http://engineering.columbia.edu/web/faculty/content/peter-j-schuck

From band gaps to bound excitons: disentangling optical transitions and localized emitters in TMDCs even at nanoscale dimensions


May 9, 2018 – Dr. Susan Sinnott

Materials Science & Enginerring

The Pennsylvania State University

Web Site: http://www.matse.psu.edu/directory/faculty/susan-sinnott

Seminar Title: Material Design and Discovery


Fall 2017 Seminars
October 11, 2017- Dr. Jane Chang

William F. Seyer Chair in Materials Electrochemistry

University of California, Los Angeles

Web Site: http://www.seas.ucla.edu/Chang/


November 1, 2017 – Dr. Glen Solomon

Joint Quantum Institute

National Institute of Standards & Technology & University of Maryland

Web Site: http://jqi.umd.edu/people/glenn-solomon

Seminar Title: Measuring Photon Non-Classicality Using Quantum-Dot Light Sources


October 25, 2017 – Dr. Jamie Phillips

Professor, Electrical & Computer Engineering

University of Michigan

Web Site: http://web.eecs.umich.edu/faculty/phillips/

Seminar Title: Photovoltaics for Self-Powered mm-Scale Systems and Recent Advances for IR Imaging Technologies


November 8, 2017 – Dr. Jennifer Mass

President, Scientific Analysis of Fine Art, LLC

Andrew W. Mellon Professor of Cultural Heritage Science, Bard Graduate Center

Web Site: http://scienceforfineart.com/index.php/about-us/

Seminar Title: Capturing Artists’ Intent in Works of the Impressionists through the Expressionists:  Pigment Manufacture and Alteration


November 15, 2017 – Dr. Erik Luijten

Chair of Materials Science and Engineering

Northwestern University

Web Site: http://www.mccormick.northwestern.edu/research-faculty/directory/profiles/luijten-erik.html

Seminar Title: Dynamics of Passive and Active Colloids


FRIDAY, December 1, 2017 @ 2:00 PM Dr. Andreas Offenhauser

Institute of Complex Systems, Forschungszentrum Jülich

Web Site: http://www.fz-juelich.de/ics/ics-8/EN/Home/_node.html

Spring 2017 Seminars
February 8, 2017 – Luis Campos

Chemistry, Colombia University
Seminar Lecture: Polyelectrolytes from Cyclopropenium Ions


February 15, 2017 – Maria Tamargo

City College of NY, Chemistry
Seminar Lecture: Heterovalent and Heterocrystalline Epitaxy for Device Applications and New Physical Phenomena


February 22, 2017 – Ioannis (John) Kymissis

Columbia University SEAS, Electrical Engineering
Seminar Title: Electronics On Anything: How Thin Film Electronics can Instrument the World


March 2, 2017 – Stephanie Tomasulo

U.S. Naval Research Laboratory
Seminar Title: Molecular beam epitaxy of wide-bandgap solar cells for future multi-junction schemes


March 8, 2017 – Stuart Rowan

University of Chicago Institute for Molecular Engineering
Seminar Title: Using Dynamic Chemistry to Access Stimuli-Responsive Materials


March 22, 2017 – Timothy Scott

University of Michigan, Chemical Engineering


April 12, 2017 – Joshua Caldwell

Naval Research Lab

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