Fall 2016-Department of Materials Science and Engineering - Carnegie Mellon University

Departmental Seminar Series

  Fall 2016          Fridays          11:30 am          2210 Doherty Hall

Date Speaker & Location Title

September
2

Dr. Bradley D. Olsen
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

*lecture sponsored by MilliporeSigma, a business of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany
Revisiting Classical Theories of Polymer Networks
September
9
Dr. Shawn Litster
Carnegie Mellon University
Nano-scale X-ray Computed Tomography Applied to Fuel Cell and Battery Electrodes
September
16
FACULTY RESEARCH PRESENTATIONS for first year grads only
September
23
Dr. Richard Spontak
North Carolina State University
Controlling the Morphological and Property Development in Charged Thermoplastic Elastomers for Emerging Applications
September
30
Dr. Judith C. Yang
University of Pittsburgh
Structural Dynamics of Surface Reactions: Oxidation and Heterogeneous Catalysis
October
7
Safety and Ethics Presentation This seminar is mandatory for all MSE Graduate Students
October
14
Dr. Kris N. Dahl
Carnegie Mellon University
From Proteins to Tissues: Multi-Scale Biomodulation by Single Wall Carbon Nanotubes
October
21
mid-semester break NO SEMINAR
October
28
Dr. Ichiro Takeuchi
University of Maryland
Combinatorial Approach to Materials Discovery
November
4
Dr. Volker W. Blum
Duke University
Materials for Solar Energy Capture and Conversion by Scalable All-Electron First-Principles Simulations
November
11
Dr. Kevin Healy
University of California, Berkeley
Bioinspired Materials Systems to Study and Regulate Stem Cell Biology
November
18
Dr. Bernard Rolfe
Deakin University, Australia
Adventures in Bending: Forming Advanced and Ultra High Steel and Other Lightweight Materials
November
25
Thanksgiving Holiday NO SEMINAR
December
2
Dr. Valeria Milam
Georgia Institute of Technology
Screening and Characterizing DNA-based Ligands for Gold Nanomaterials
December
9