Colloquia Series

The Materials Science & Engineering Department’s Graduate Colloquia series is a weekly seminar that brings speakers from academia, national labs and industry to discuss a wide range of materials-related research topics. All are welcome to attend; registration is not required.

Note: Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, all spring semester seminars after spring break have been canceled.  Please check back later for information about our Fall 2020 seminars.

Spring Semester 2020

Seminars take place in White Hall, Room 411, from 4-5:15 p.m. Attendees are welcome to join at 3:45 p.m. in White Hall, Room 306, for light refreshments immediately prior to the seminar.

  • January 21: Dr. Gernot Oreski, University of Austria—Smart Material Testing of Polymers: Methods  Development and Establishment of Structure Property Correlations
  • January 28: Dr. Timothy Smith, NASA—Producing Next Generation Superalloys Through Advanced Characterization and Manufacturing Techniques
  • February 4: Dr. Rajeev Kumar Gupta, University of Akron—High Strength and Corrosion Resistant Alloys via Mechanical Alloying 
  • February 11: Dr. Ganpati Ramanath, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute—Molecularly-Tailored Inorganic Nanomaterials and Interfaces With Novel Properties
  • February 18: Dr. Perena Gouma, The Ohio State University—Ceramic Nanotechnology for Sensors and Photocatalysts
  • February 25: TBD
  • March 3: Dr. Canan Dagdeviren, MIT Media Lab—Talking to the Body via Conformable Decoders

Contact Professor Bud Baeslack with questions.