Seminar Series

Unless otherwise noted, all seminar talks are at 4:00pm in White 411. Abstracts are provided by clicking on the word "Abstract" under each speaker name.


01/16/18
No Seminar


01/23/18
Daniella Solomon
Kelvin Smith Library

Navigating the academic publishing 


01/30/18
Kristopher Davis
Assistant Professor
University of Central Florida

Metrology for Silicon Photovoltaics
Abstract


02/06/18
Laura Bruckman
Research Assitant Professor
Department of Materials Science and Engineering
Case Western Reserve University

Degradation Science Approach to Photovoltaic Module Backsheets
Abstract


02/13/18
James Smialek
Zay Jeffries Speaker
NASA Glenn Research Center

Oxidation Resistant High Temperature Materials
– The Remarkable Performance of α-Al2O3
Scales
Abstract


02/20/18
Ali Yousefiani
Boeing

Performance Enhanced Cost Effective Powder Metallurgy Alloys and Composites for Aerospace and Defense Applications
Abstract


02/27/18
Olga Wodo
University of Buffalo

Microstructure design using graphs
Abstract


03/06/18
Burcu Gurkan
Chemical Engineering
Case Western Reserve University

Ionic Liquids for Energy Storage and Conversion
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03/13/18
No Seminar
Fall Break


03/20/18
Heshmat Aglan
Dean and Professor
College of Engineering
Tuskegee University

Latest Advances in Rail Steel Structural Repair
Abstract


03/27/18
Bryan Harder
NASA Glenn Reserach Center

Composites, Ceramics, and Coatings: Materials for the Next Generation of Turbine Engines
Abstract


04/03/18
Sheldon M. Wiederhorn
National Institute of Standards and Technology

Increasing the Strength of Silica Glass
Abstract


04/10/18
John Notte
Chief Scientist for Business Development
Ion Microscopy Innovation Center
Carl Zeiss Microscopy

Advanced Focused Ion Beams for Materials Research
Abstract


04/17/18-04/19/18
Van Horn Distinguished Lectures
Harry Atwater

Howard Hughes Professor and Professor of Applied Physics and Materials Science
California Institute of Technology

04/17/18  (4pm White 411)
Fueling Human Progress with Sunlight
Abstract

04/18/18 (11am Sears 356)
Tunable Light-Matter Interactions in Two-Dimensional Materials and Metasurfaces
Abstract

04/19/18 (4pm White 411)
Trip the Light Fantastic: Photonic Materials Challenges for Interstellar Travel
Abstract


04/24/18
Cindi Dennis
NIST

Physical and Magnetic Structures in Magnetic Nanoparticle Colloids and Their Impact on Biomedical Applications
Abstract