Colloquia Series

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

Fall Semester 2022

Seminars take place in White 411, from 4-5:15 p.m. on Tuesdays unless otherwise noted. The Zoom option is available upon request. More information is available here.

Contact Professor Jennifer Carter with questions. 

This semester's speakers are:

September 6, 2022
Department Welcome

September 13, 2022
Daniela Solomon, Kelvin Smith Library - "Library resources and methods of conducting a literature review"

September 20, 2022
Dr. Phillip Mackey, President, P.J. Mackey Technology Inc. - "The Importance of the Metals Industry in a Low-Carbon Economy – A look at Future Technologies"

September 27, 2022
Dr. Tae Wook Heo, Staff Scientist, Computational Materials Science Group, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory - "Multiscale Modeling of Metal-Hydrogen Interactions: A Case Study of Hydride Formation in Titanium"

October 4, 2022
Metallography Lab Training

October 11, 2022
No seminar due to MS&T

October 18, 2022
Dr. Ercan Balikci, Swagelok - "High throughput alloy design and advanced manufacturing"

October 25, 2022
No seminar due to fall break

November 1-3, 2022: Van Horn Lectures
Dr. Susan Trolier-McKinstry, Pennsylvania State University
November 1: "Domain Wall Motion in Ferroelectrics"
November 2: "Piezoelectric Films for Microelectromechanical Systems"
November 3: "New Materials for Three Dimensional Ferroelectric Microelectronics"

November 8, 2022
Dr. Scott McCall, Actinide and Lanthanide Science Group Leader, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory - "Al-Ce: A new class of high-performance aluminum alloys"

November 15, 2022
DMSE Grad Students
Kim Gliebe Fraser - "Furthering the understanding of thin film growth through unsupervised learning"
Laura Wilson - "Additive Manufacturing of Oxide Dispersion Strengthened Multi Principle Element Alloys for Future Aerospace Applications"