Spring 2007-Department of Materials Science and Engineering - Carnegie Mellon University

Departmental Seminar Series

Spring 2007

Date Speaker Title
January 19 Eric Schmidt
On the Kinetics, Morphology, and Mechanism of Austenite Formation during Thermal Processing of Iron Alloys
January 24 Professor Darrin Pochan
University of Delaware
Hydrogels for Cell Encapsulation and Injectable Delivery via Peptide Folding and Consequent Self-assembly
February 1 Professor David Srolovitz
Yeshiva University
Grain Growth in 3-D: Beyond von Neumann-Mullins
February 9 Nitin Patel
Structure-Property Relationships of Nitride Superlattice Hard Coatings prepared by Pulsed Laser Deposition
February 16 Professor Peter Green
University of Michigan
Self-organization & Structural Instabilities in Thin Films
February 23 Professor Richard LeSar
Iowa State
March 2 no seminar  
March 16 no seminar  
March 23 Professor Ian Robertson
Direct Visualization of the Behavior of Defects
March 30 Professor Robert Sinclair
Stanford University
In Situ High Resolution Electron Microscopy of Material Reactions
April 6 Sabuj Halder
On a New Ironmaking Concept: Simulation of Reduction of Iron-Oxide-Carbon Composites in a Rotary Hearth Furnace
April 13 Patrick Fisher
Thin film growth mechanisms, phase stabilities, and cation transport in the SrO-TiO 2 system grown with layer-by-layer molecular beam epitaxy
April 20

Professor Edwin L. Thomas

Blind and Deaf: Having Fun with Periodic Polymers
April 27 Professor Jerrold Floro
University of Virginia

HETEROEPITAXIAL QUANTUM DOTS: Evolution vs. Intelligent Design

May 4 no seminar