Spring 2009-Department of Materials Science and Engineering - Carnegie Mellon University

Departmental Seminar Series

Spring 2009

Fridays, 11:30 AM

Date Speaker & Location Title
January 16 Wei Wang
Carnegie Mellon, MSE
Baker Hall 136A

“Silicon-Carbon based Nanocomposite Anodes for Li-ion Batteries”

January 23 Hua Yuan
Carnegie Mellon, MSE
Baker Hall 136A
“Composite Metal-Oxide Thin Films for Applications in High Density Data Storage”
January 30 Dr. Ted Massalski
Carnegie Mellon, MSE
Baker Hall 136A
“Phase Diagrams: Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow”
February 6 Aymeric Moinet
Carnegie Mellon, MSE
Baker Hall 136A
“Numerical simulation of initial solidification in continuous casting”
February 13 Dr. Amanda Petford Long
Argonne National Laboratory
Baker Hall 136A

“Structure property relationships in nanoscale magnetic heterostructures”

February 20 Pranay Choudhary
Carnegie Mellon, MSE
Baker Hall 136A

“Effects of Fine scale microstructure and Inclusions on the toughness of Low Alloy Medium Carbon Steels”

February 27 Dr. Robert Snyder
Georgia Tech
Baker Hall 136A
“The New World of Materials Science & Engineering: Nano & Bio Technology”
March 6 NO SEMINAR – MID SEMESTER BREAK  
March 13 NO SEMINAR – SPRING BREAK  
March 20 Dr. Antoni Tomsia
Lawrence Berkley National Laboratory
Baker Hall 136A
“Using Ice to Mimic Nacre: From Structural Materials to Artificial Bone”
March 27 Dr. Robert Lad
University of Maine
Baker Hall 136A
Rescheduled to April 24, 2009
April 3 Dr. Cevdet Noyan
Columbia University
Baker Hall 136A
“Measuring Particle Size with X-Ray Diffraction”
April 10

Hui Du
Carnegie Mellon, MSE
Baker Hall 136A

“Growth, Microstructure, and Tunable Microwave Dielectric Properties of (Ba, Sr)TiO3 Thin Films”
April 17 NO SEMINAR - CARNIVAL  
April 24 Dr. Robert Lad
University of Maine
Baker Hall 136A
“Thin Film Materials for High Temperature Sensor Applications”
May 1 Sarthak Havelia
Carnegie Mellon, MSE
Baker Hall 136A

“Nucleation and growth of kin