Lecture Series

Lecture Series

All lectures are held on Wednesdays from 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. at ISE 322
Refreshments at 10:15 am

Spring 2018 Lectures
February 7, 2018- Dr. Russell Composto

Materials Science and Engineering

University of Pennsylvania

Web Site: https://polymer.seas.upenn.edu/

Seminar Title: Using Nanoparticle Diffusion to Reveal the Nanostructure in Polymer Hydrogels

March 14, 2018 – Dr. Derek Patton

Polymer Science & Engineering

University of Southern Mississippi

Web Site: https://www.usm.edu/polymer/faculty/derek-l-patton

Seminar Title: Degradable, Pro-Active Polymer Networks via Thiol-Mediated Photopolymerization

April 18, 2018 – Dr. Peter J, Schuck

Mechanical Engineering

Columbia University

Web Site: http://engineering.columbia.edu/web/faculty/content/peter-j-schuck

From band gaps to bound excitons: disentangling optical transitions and localized emitters in TMDCs even at nanoscale dimensions

May 9, 2018 – Dr. Susan Sinnott

Materials Science & Enginerring

The Pennsylvania State University

Web Site: http://www.matse.psu.edu/directory/faculty/susan-sinnott

Seminar Title: Material Design and Discovery

Previous Seminars

Fall 2017 Lectures
October 11, 2017- Dr. Jane Chang

William F. Seyer Chair in Materials Electrochemistry

University of California, Los Angeles

Web Site: http://www.seas.ucla.edu/Chang/

November 1, 2017 – Dr. Glen Solomon

Joint Quantum Institute

National Institute of Standards & Technology & University of Maryland

Web Site: http://jqi.umd.edu/people/glenn-solomon

Seminar Title: Measuring Photon Non-Classicality Using Quantum-Dot Light Sources

October 25, 2017 – Dr. Jamie Phillips

Professor, Electrical & Computer Engineering

University of Michigan

Web Site: http://web.eecs.umich.edu/faculty/phillips/

Seminar Title: Photovoltaics for Self-Powered mm-Scale Systems and Recent Advances for IR Imaging Technologies

November 8, 2017 – Dr. Jennifer Mass

President, Scientific Analysis of Fine Art, LLC

Andrew W. Mellon Professor of Cultural Heritage Science, Bard Graduate Center

Web Site: http://scienceforfineart.com/index.php/about-us/

Seminar Title: Capturing Artists’ Intent in Works of the Impressionists through the Expressionists:  Pigment Manufacture and Alteration

November 15, 2017 – Dr. Erik Luijten

Chair of Materials Science and Engineering

Northwestern University

Web Site: http://www.mccormick.northwestern.edu/research-faculty/directory/profiles/luijten-erik.html

Seminar Title: Dynamics of Passive and Active Colloids

FRIDAY, December 1, 2017 @ 2:00 PM Dr. Andreas Offenhauser

Institute of Complex Systems, Forschungszentrum Jülich

Web Site: http://www.fz-juelich.de/ics/ics-8/EN/Home/_node.html

Spring 2017 Seminars
February 8, 2017 – Luis Campos

Chemistry, Colombia University
Seminar Lecture: Polyelectrolytes from Cyclopropenium Ions

February 15, 2017 – Maria Tamargo

City College of NY, Chemistry
Seminar Lecture: Heterovalent and Heterocrystalline Epitaxy for Device Applications and New Physical Phenomena

February 22, 2017 – Ioannis (John) Kymissis

Columbia University SEAS, Electrical Engineering
Seminar Title: Electronics On Anything: How Thin Film Electronics can Instrument the World

March 2, 2017 – Stephanie Tomasulo

U.S. Naval Research Laboratory
Seminar Title: Molecular beam epitaxy of wide-bandgap solar cells for future multi-junction schemes

March 8, 2017 – Stuart Rowan

University of Chicago Institute for Molecular Engineering
Seminar Title: Using Dynamic Chemistry to Access Stimuli-Responsive Materials

March 22, 2017 – Timothy Scott

University of Michigan, Chemical Engineering

April 12, 2017 – Joshua Caldwell

Naval Research Lab

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