Fall 2008-Department of Materials Science and Engineering - Carnegie Mellon University

Departmental Seminar Series

Fall 2008

Fridays, 10:00 AM
Refreshments will be served at 9:00 AM.

Date Speaker & Location Title
August 29 Professor Gregory Rohrer
Carnegie Mellon, MSE
September 5 FACULTY RESEARCH PRESENTATION
FOR FIRST YEAR GRADS ONLY
 
September 12 FACULTY RESEARCH PRESENTATION
FOR FIRST YEAR GRADS ONLY
 
September 19 Professor Soumendra Basu
Boston University
Hamerschlag B103
Functionally Graded Environmental Barrier Coatings
September 26 Professor Chekesha Liddell
Cornell University
Hamerschlag B103

Nonspherical Colloid Self-Assembly Approaches to iverse Symmetry Structures

October 3 Ariel Virshup
Carnegie Mellon, MSE
Hamerschlag B103

Thermal Stability and Degradation Mechanisms in Nickel-Based Ohmic Contacts to n-type Silicon Carbide for High-Temperature Gas Sensors

October 10 Professor Joseph Lyding
University of Illinois, Urbana-Champagne
Hamerschlag B103
Carbon Nanotechnology on Semiconducting Platforms
October 17 GRADUATE SYMPOSIUM
8AM – 5PM Singleton Room
 
October 24 NO SEMINAR – HOMECOMING  
October 31 Shengyu Wang
Carnegie Mellon, MSE
Hamerschlag B103
Simulation and Modeling ofAbnormal Grain Growth in Subgrain Structures
November 7 Abhilasha Bhardwaj
Carnegie Mellon, MSE
Hamerschlag B103
 
November 14 Nicolaus Rock
Carnegie Mellon, MSE
Hamerschlag B103
Novel Noble Metal Based Anode Catalysts for Direct Methanol Fuel Cells
November 21 Professor Brian Nosek
University of Virginia
Hamerschlag B103
Mind Bugs: Seeing the world through our expectations
November 28 NO SEMINAR – Thanksgiving Break  
December 5 NO SEMINAR – Last Day of Class