The Materials Science and Engineering Seminar Series: Spring 2013

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

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Date
Speaker
January 25 Porous Metal-Organic Frameworks for Methane Storage: Opportunities and Challenges
Wei Zhou
Research Scientist
Center for Neutron Research
NIST
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February 1 Tailoring Ceramic Materials for Energy Conversion and Storage Devices – Are We Gambling with Dopants?
Venkataraman Thangadurai
Associate Professor
Department of Chemistry
University of Calgary
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February 8 New Speaker
Professor Mueller has been rescheduled for May 3.

Chemical, Structural, and Magnetic Trends in Iron-Based Superconductors

Efrain E. Rodriguez Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry
University of Maryland, College Park
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February 15 Innovating Materials at the Nanoscale for Artificial Photosynthesis
Dunwei Wang
Associate Professor
Department of Chemistry
Boston College
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February 21 Special MSE/UMERC Seminar
Please note day, time and location.

Thursday, February 21
2:00pm
1105 Jeong H. Kim Engineering Building


Nanoscale Strain Engineering for Energy Marina S. Leite
Center for Nanoscale Science and Technology
NIST
Maryland Nanocenter
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February 28 MSE/ME Special Seminar on Computational Materials Science and Materials Modeling
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Thursday, February 28, 2013
2:00 p.m.
1105 Jeong H. Kim Engineering Bldg.


Multiscale Materials Modeling of RDX and Crystal Defects
Peter W. Chung, Ph.D.
Computational Sciences Division
Computational & Information Sciences Directorate
US Army Research Laboratory
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March 1 Novel Hydrogen Storage Materials and Related Structural Studies
Hui Wu Research Scientist
Center for Neutron Research
NIST
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March 8 Properties and Applications of Graphene and Graphene Oxide Derivatives
Veronica Barone
Assistant Professor
Department of Physics
Central Michigan University
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March 11 MSE/ME Special Seminar on Computational Materials Science and Materials Modeling

Please note day, time and location.

Monday, March 11
11:00 a.m.
Room 2164, Martin Hall (DeWalt Seminar Room)


Computational Discovery and Design of Materials for Applications in Energy Technologies and Electronic Devices Richard Hennig
Assistant Professor
Materials Science and Engineering
Cornell University
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March 13 MSE/ME Special Seminar on Computational Materials Science and Materials Modeling

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Wednesday, March 13
11:00 a.m.
Room 2164, Martin Hall (DeWalt Seminar Room)

Yue Qi

Staff Research Scientist
Chemical & Materials Systems Lab
General Motors R&D Center
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March 15 Advanced Nanostructured Thermoelectric Materials for Waste Heat Recovery
Yue Wu
Assistant Professor
Department of Chemical Engineering
Purdue University
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March 22 Spring Break-No Seminar
March 25 MSE/ME Special Seminar on Computational Materials Science and Materials Modeling

Please note day, time and location.
Monday, March 25
11:00 a.m.
Room 2164, Martin Hall (DeWalt Seminar Room)


Production and Storage of Renewable Clean Energy from First Principles
Jose L. Mendoza-Cortes
Joint Center for Artificial Photosynthesis
Division of Chemistry & Division of Engineering and Applied Science
California Institute of Technology
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March 27 MSE/ME Special Seminar on Computational Materials Science and Materials Modeling

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Wednesday, March 27
11:00 a.m.
Room 2164, Martin Hall (DeWalt Seminar Room)


Excited-State Properties and Dynamics: Predictive Theory for Complex Optoelectronic Materials
Andre Schleife
Condensed Matter and Materials Division
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
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March 29 Graphene Oxide: Curiosities, Challenges and Solutions
Jiaxing Huang
Assistant Professor
Materials Science and Engineering
Northwestern University
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April 5 Design and Fabrication of Membrane-Protein-Immobilized-Interfaces for Structural and Functional Characterization of Membrane Proteins Using Neutron Scattering Technique
Amit Vaish
Neutron Condensed Matter Science
Center for Neutron Research
NIST
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April 12 Graphene Supercapacitors for Munitions
Matthew Ervin
H CIV (US)
Sensors and Electron Devices Directorate
Army Research Laboratory
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April 19 Materials Science Graduate Society (MSGS) Seminar

Alternative Fuels and the Role of Scientists and Engineers in Policy Analysis
James T. Bartis
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
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April 26 Spectroscopic Investigations of Energy Storage and Conversion Materials
Azzam Mansour
Materials and Power Systems Branch
Carderock Division
Naval Surface Warfare Center
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Special Seminar
Please note time and location.

2:00 p.m.
1107 Jeong H. Kim Engineering Building


University Technology: Innovation to Commercialization
Melbs LeMieux
Founder and Director of Materials and Process Engineering
C3Nano, Inc.
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May 3 Computational Materials Discovery and Design
Tim Mueller
Assistant Professor
Materials Science and Engineering
Johns Hopkins University
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