Spring 2017-Department of Materials Science and Engineering - Carnegie Mellon University

Departmental Seminar Series

Spring 2017

*Fridays, 11:30 am        Location - Doherty Hall 2315

Date Speaker & Location Title
Jan 27 Dr. Sven Ulrich
Karisruher Institut für Technologie
Baden-Wuerttemberg, Germany
Superhard PVD Coating Materials - Fundamental Aspects During Film Growth and Challenges in Industrial Utilization
Feb 3 Dr. John A. Keith
University of Pittsburgh
In Silico Searches for Efficient Renewable Energy Catalysts Through Chemical Compound Space
Feb 10 Dr. Tejal Desai
University of California, San Francisco
Nanostructured Interfaces for Therapeutic Delivery

Feb 17

Dr. Ray Baughman

University of Texas, Dallas

The Evolution of Strong, Fast, Powerful, Durable and Cheap Polymer Artificial Muscles from Carbon Nanotube Muscles
Feb 24 Dr. Jonathan Malen
Carnegie Mellon University
How Heat is Transported in Organic-Inorganic Hybrid Materials Including Superatom Crystals and Many Others


Mar 10 Mid Semester Break NO SEMINAR
Mar 17 Spring Break NO SEMINAR
Mar 24 Dr. Julia Greer
California Institute of Technology
Materials By Design: 3-Dimensional Nano-Architected Meta-Materials
Mar 31

Dr. Rohan Akolkar

Case Western Reserve University

Electrochemical Materials Processing for Fabricating Nano-Materials and Electro-Extraction of Bulk Metals
Apr 7 Dr. SungWoo Nam
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Mechanical Instability-driven Architecturing of Atomically-thin Materials - Where Shape Enables New Functions
Apr 14

Dr. Geoffrey Beach
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Room Temperature Magnetic Skyrmions in Engineered Multilayer Films
Apr 21 Spring Carnival NO SEMINAR
Apr 28 Dr. Ellen Cerreta
Los Alamos National Laboratory
Path Dependency of High Pressure - Phase Transormations in Titanium and Zirconium
May 5 Paulette Clancy
Cornell University