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.

Spring Semester 2022

Seminars take place in White 411, from 4-5:15 p.m. on Tuesdays unless otherwise noted. This semester's series focuses on thin films and data science. More information is available here.

Contact Professor Jennifer Carter with questions. 

This semester's speakers are:

January 11, 2022 - 3 pm by Zoom
Dr. Megan Cordill, Vice Director of the Austrian Academy of Sciences Erich Schmid Institute of Materials Science - "Utilizing Delaminations to Study Thin Film Adhesion in Microelectronics"

January 18, 2022 - 3 pm by Zoom
Dr. Stanislav Žak, Austrian Academy of Sciences Erich Schmid Institute of Materials Science - "Buckling-induced plastic deformation during thin film adhesion  measurements – finite element analysis"
Dr. Wiria Soltanpoor, Institute for Nanotechnology at University of Twente, Netherlands

January 25, 2022
TBA

February 1, 2022 - 3 pm by Zoom
Dr. Ing. Guus Rijnders, Scientific director MESA+ Institute for Nanotechnology at University of Twente, Netherlands

February 8, 2022
TBA

February 15, 2022
TBA

February 22, 2022
TBA

March 1, 2022
No seminar due to TMS.

March 14-16, 2022: Van Horn Lectures
Dr. Susan Trolier-McKinstry, Pennsylvania State University

March 22, 2022
TBA

March 29, 2022
TBA

April 5, 2022
Dr. Elahe Farghadany, CWRU alumnus

April 12, 2022
Dr. Ina Martin, CWRU