MSE Seminars & Events

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Seminar Series

MSE Seminars are held on Thursdays from 10:40 am to 12:00 pm, unless otherwise noted, in the LRSM Auditorium. Refreshments are served at 10:30 am.

January 22, 2015
Dr. Daniel Gianola, Department of Materials Science & Engineering,
University of Pennsylvania
"Deformation at the Nanoscale: Stretching the Limits of Strength and Function"
January 29, 2015
Professor Michael Demkowicz, Department of Materials Science and Engineering
MIT
"Computational Materials Design Using Reduced Order Models: An Application To Mitigating Helium-Induced Damage" 

February 5, 2015
Dr. Takeshi Egami, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Department of Physics and Astronomy
University of Tennessee and Materials Science and Technology Division, Oak Ridge National Lab
"Liquid-State-Physics"

February 12, 2015
Dr. Albina Borisevich, Materials Science & Technology Division,
Oak Ridge National Lab
"Seeing Nothing, Quantitatively:  Oxygen Vacancies With Aberration-Corrected STEM"

February 19, 2015
Professor Michael Mills, Department of Materials Science and Engineering
Ohio State University
"Deformation Mechanisms in Superalloys:  Insights from Advanced Scanning Transmission Electron Microscopy"
February 26, 2015
Professor  Haruyuki Inui, Department of Materials Science and Engineering
Kyoto University
"Exotic Intermetallics for Ubiquitous Applications"
March 5, 2015
Professor Robert Carpick, John Henry Towne Professor and Department Chair
Department of Mechanical Engineering and Applied Mechanics
University of Pennsylvania
"Nanotribology - Elucidating the Atomic-Scale Origins of Friction, Lubrication, and  Wear Phenomena"
March 19, 2015
Professor Zhiqun Lin, Department of Materials Science and Engineering
Georgia Institute of Technology
"General and Robust Strategies to Monodisperse Nanoparticles and Nanorods with Unprecedented Control Over Dimensions, Compositions and Architectures"
March 26, 2015
Professor Mark Asta,  Chair, Departement of Materials Science and Engineering
University of California, Berkeley
Title TBA
April 2, 2015
Professor Christopher Schuh, Department Head, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Danae and Vasillis Salapatas Professor of Metallury
MIT
Title TBA
April 9, 2015
Dr. Mark Cawkwell
Los Alamos National Laboratory
"Fast and Accelerated Quantum Molecular Dynamics for Materials Under Shock Compression"

April 16, 2015
Professor Jacob Khurgin, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Johns Hopkins University
TBA

April 23, 2015
Professor Jessica Anna, Department of Chemistry
University of Pennsylvania
Title TBA

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