Carnegie Mellon University

Departmental Seminar Series

Fall 2014

Fridays, 11:30 am

Date Speaker & Location Title
August 29 Faculty Research Presentations
Doherty Hall 2210
September 5 Faculty Research Presentations
Doherty Hall 2210
September 12 Professor Gregory Rohrer
MSE Department Head
Doherty Hall 2210
September 19 Dr. Olle Heinonen
Argonne National Laboratory
Doherty Hall 2210
September 26

Jason Wolf
Carnegie Mellon University, MSE
Doherty Hall 2210

The Spectracular World of MSE Equipment & Instrumentation

October 3 Dr. Jan Miller
University of Utah
Doherty Hall 2210

Progress in X-ray Tomography for the 3D Characterization, Analysis and Simulation of Multiphase Particulate Systems in the Processing of Mineral Resources

October 10 Dr. Alexandra Navrotsky
University of California, Davis
Doherty Hall 2210
Size-induced Shifts in the Thermodyanmics of Nanophase Oxides and Implications of Materials Science, Geochemistry and Environmental Sciences
October 17 NO SEMINAR
Mid-Semester Break
October 24

Dr. Yet-Ming Chiang
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Doherty Hall 2315
(Joint MechE seminar)

Solutions to Unmet Technological Needs at the Interface between Electrochemistry, Materials and Mechanics
October 31 Dr. Darren Lipomi
University of California, San Diego
Doherty Hall 2210
Mechanical properties of organic semiconductors: Toward robust and intrinsically stretchable electronics
November 7 Dr. Xiuling Li
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Doherty Hall 2210
Semiconductor Nanoelectronic and Nanophotonic Devices: performance and scalability
November 14 Dr. Lin Shao
Texas A&M
Doherty Hall 2315
(Joint MechE seminar)
Nuclear Reactor Structural Materials Under Accelerated Radiation Testing
November 21 Dr. Katsuyo Thornton
University of Michigan
Doherty Hall 2210
Simulations of Energy Materials
November 28 NO SEMINAR
December 5

Dr. Venkat Viswanathan
Carnegie Mellon University
Doherty Hall 2210

The good, the bad and the ugly of lithium-air batteries