Carnegie Mellon University

Fall 2021 Graduate Seminar Series - Course 27-774

*Fridays, 12:20pm       -        100 Porter Hall

Date Speaker & Location Title

Sep 3

Professor Bryan Webler,
Carnegie Mellon University

Introduction to F21 MSE Graduate Seminar - MSE Dept Head, Professor Elizabeth Dickey
The Advanced Manufacturing of Steel

Sep 10 

Professor Gus Hart, Brigham Young University

Building Useful Machine-Learned Interatomic Potentials

Sep 17 

Professor Evan Reed,
Stanford University
Identification of new battery chemistries guided by data science and multi-metric performance objectives  (remote)

Sep 24

Professor Laurie McNeil,
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

Changing the Climate in Science

Oct 1

Professor Jonathan Rivnay, Northwestern University

Polymer based mixed conductors for applications in bioelectronics

Oct 8

Professor Wenjun (Rebecca) Cai,
Virginia Tech

Designing Robust and Lightweight Metallic Structures Resistant to Simultaneous Wear and Corrosioin Damage  (remote)


George Winkler, Researcher, Computational Physics and Condensed Matter Theory

Realistic modelling of Majorana devices (remote)

Oct 22



Oct 29

Professor Matthew Williard,
Case Western Reserve University

Challenges for Magnetic Materials in Vehicle Electrification

Nov 5


Community Engagement

Nov 12

Professor Wei Chen
Northwestern University

Data-Driven Design of Engineered Materials System  (remote)

Nov 19

Professor Yip-Wah Chung
Northwestern University

Fracture Toughness of Hard Coatings and Nature of Carbon Tribofilms: Two Case Studies of Accepting What We Read (remote)

Nov 26


Thanksgiving Holiday

Dec 3

Professor Elizabeth Dickey,
Carnegie Mellon University

Local to Meso-scale Order in Electronic Ceramics Characterized by Aberration -Corrected Scanning Transmission Electron Microscopy