The Materials Science and Engineering Seminar Series

Join us for the Materials Science and Engineering Seminar Series, which brings experts from around the country to campus to discuss their recent findings.  Everyone is welcome! 

Seminars are held Fridays from 1:00 p.m. until 2:00 p.m. in Room 2110, Chemical and Nuclear Engineering Building, unless otherwise noted.

Please contact JoAnne Kagle at 301-405-5240 or jkagle@umd.edu if you have any questions about our seminars or would like to meet a speaker.

You can find all of these seminars, as well as others of potential interest, on our events calendar.

Spring 2016

Titles and abstracts will be added as they are received.
Last updated 13 April 2016
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Date
Speaker
January 29 Quantum Science and Technology: Applications for Daily Life
Manijeh Razeghi
Walter P. Murphy Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Center for Quantum Devices
Northwestern University

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February 5  No Seminar: Faculty Meeting
February 12 * Seminar rescheduled to 2/19
February 19 GaN Device Challenges – Reliability, Thermal Management, and Vertical High Power Switches
Travis Anderson
Naval Research Laboratory
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February 26 Materials Defects in SiC and Their Effects on Power Devices
Robert Stahlbush
Naval Research Laboratory
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March 4 Materials Development of Wide Bandgap Semiconductors for Power Electronics
Balaji Raghothamachar
Stony Brook University
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March 11 Susan Sinnott
Department Head
Materials Science and Engineering
Pennsylvania State University
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March 18 Spring Break
March 25 *MSGS Special Seminar*
Band Gap Engineering in Phosphorene for Solar-to-Chemical Energy Conversion
Jun Hu
Department of Chemistry
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
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April 1 Mesoscale Interfacial Dynamics in Magnetoelectric Nanocomposites
Dwight Viehland
Jake E. Cowling Professor
Materials Science and Engineering
Virginia Tech
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April 8 Textile Electronic Systems Strategies
Jesse S. Jur
Assistant Professor
College of Textiles
North Carolina State University
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April 15 Board of Visitors Meeting
April 22 Heterogeneous Integration of Extremely High Mobility and Low-power Transistors and Ge Photonics on Si
Mantu Hudait
Associate Professor
Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering
Virginia Tech
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April 29 New Insights into Oxygen Electrochemical Reactions on (La,Sr)MnO3
Sossina Haile
Walter P. Murphy Professor of 
Materials Science and Engineering
Northwestern University
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May 6 Faculty Meeting: No Seminar