Events

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January 18, 2019

10:30 AM - 11:30 PM

1670 Beyster

Bio-inspired single-crystal composites: growth mechanisms and properties

Lara A. Estroff, Dept. of Materials Science, Cornell University

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January 25, 2019

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

1670 Beyster

Using artificial intelligence to discover new materials

Chris Wolverton, Dept. of MSE, Northwestern University

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February 1, 2019

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

1670 Beyster

Structure, bonding, and anharmonicity in tetrahedrite-based thermoelectrics

Donald T. Morelli, Dept. Chair, Chemical Engineering & Materials Science, MSU

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February 8, 2019

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

1670 Beyster

Materials informatics: Changing our perspective of materials design and discovery

Krishna Rajan, Dept. Chair, Materials Design and Innovation, University at Buffalo - The State University of New York

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February 15, 2019

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

1670 Beyster

Probing nanostructure materials atom by atom: An ultra-high resolution aberration-corrected electron microscopy study

Nasim Alem, Materials Science & Engineering, Penn State University

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Recent Events

Date/TimeDescription

December 14, 2018

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

1571 G.G. Brown

Multiscale Simulations of the Thin Passivation Layers --- for Aluminum Forming and Lithium-Ion Battery Durability

Yue Qi

, Chemical Engineering and Materials Science, Michigan State University

Spontaneously formed passivation layers, as thin as nanometers, can kinetically hinder reactions and enable many important applications, such as stainless steel, aluminum boil kettle, and titanium ship in seawater. The more »

December 7, 2018

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

1571 G.G. Brown

Predicting new directions for ferroelectric photovoltaics

Andrew Rappe

, Department of Chemistry, University of Pennsylvania more »

November 30, 2018

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

1571 G.G. Brown

The Striking Geometries of Self-assembled of Hierarchical Structures

Erik Luijten

, Chair, Materials Science & Engineering, Northwestern University

In nature, soft structures, such as protein assemblies, can organize reversibly into functional and often hierarchical architectures through noncovalent interactions. Encoding this dynamic capability in synthetic materials has remained more »

November 16, 2018

10:30 AM - 2:00 PM

1571 G.G. Brown/ Borg Warner Galleria

MSE Graduate Symposium

10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. - 1571 G. G. Brown

Research Presentations from:

Kathleen Chou - MSE (Marquis) “Oxygen Influence on Omega and Alpha Phase Transformations in Ti-Nb more »

November 9, 2018

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

1571 G.G. Brown

Embedding Metal Nanoparticles Beneath the Surface of a Layered Material

Patricia A. Thiel

, Departments of Chemistry and Materials Science & Engineering, Iowa State University

There is currently great interest in exotic electronic states in quantum materials, including those derived from layered materials. Layered materials consist of weakly-coupled sheets, such as the graphene layers in more »

November 2, 2018

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

1571 G.G. Brown

Computational Understanding and Discovery of Polar States in Ferroelectric Heterostructures Using Phase-field Method

Long-Qing Chen

, Department of Materials Science & Enginering and Materials Research Institute, Penn State University

This presentation will discuss the applications of the phase-field method to understanding and discovering new mesoscale polar states that might emerge from nanoscale ferroelectric heterostructures subject to different mechanical and more »