When Oct 16, 2017 8:00 AM - Oct 17, 2017 2:30 PM
Where 1670 Beyster
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Materials at Michigan Symposium

Materials at Michigan: A Special Bicentennial Year Symposium & 2nd Annual Graduate Student Materials Research Symposium

Monday, October 16th, 2017

7:45 – 8:15 Registration & Breakfast
8:15 – 8:30

Introduction and Welcome

Rachel S. Goldman- Professor of MSE, Physics, and EECS

8:30 – 8:50 

Engineered Materials and Society: A brief overview

Amit Misra – Professor and Department Chair, MSE 

8:50 - 9:00 

Remarks: Steve Ceccio – Vincent T and Gloria M Gorguze Professor and Associate Dean for Research, College of Engineering 

9:00 - 9:45

Materials Genome Initiative
Sharon C. Glotzer – John W. Cahn Distinguished Univ. Prof. of ChemE
Introduced by: Nick Kotov, J. and F.V. Cejka Professor of Engineering 

9:45 – 10:15 

Coffee Break 

10:15 - 11:00 

Materials for Drug Delivery
Ron Larson, A.H. White Distinguished University Professor, ChemE
Introduced by: Andrej Lenert, Assistant Professor of ChemE

11:00 – 11:45

Materials for Tissue Engineering
Peter Ma, Richard H. Kingery Collegiate Professor, Dentistry
Introduced by: John Kieffer, Professor of MSE

11:45 - 12:45 Lunch / Networking
12:45 - 13:30

Materials for Energy Conversion and Storage
Ted Goodson III – Richard B Bernstein Collegiate Professor, Chemistry
Introduced by: Bart M. Bartlett, Associate Professor of Chemistry

13:30 - 14:15

Organic Materials for Optoelectronics
Stephen R. Forrest – Peter A. Franken Distinguished Univ. Professor
Introduced by: Max Shtein, Professor of MSE

14:15 - 14:45 Coffee Break

Materials for Energy Efficient Optoelectronics
Pallab Bhattacharya – Charles M. Vest Distinguished Univ. Prof, EECS
Introduced by: Zetian Mi, Professor of EECS


Earth-Abundant Materials
Roy Clarke – Marcellus L Wiedenbeck Collegiate Professor of Physics
Introduced by: Becky Peterson, Assistant Professor of EECS


Materials for High Temperature Energy Applications
Gary Was – Walter J. Weber, Jr Professor of NERS
Introduced by: Don Siegel, Associate Professor of ME


Tuesday, October 17th, 2017


7:45 – 8:15 Registration & Breakfast
8:15 – 8:30

Remarks: S. Jack Hu – J Reid and Polly Anderson Professor of Manufacturing and Vice President for Research
Introduced by: Rachel S. Goldman- Professor of MSE and Physics


Light Weight Materials for Transportation Alan Taub – Professor of MSE and ME
Introduced by: John W. Halloran, L.H. and F.E. Van Vlack Prof. of MSE

9:15 - 10:00 Laser-Engineered Materials for Transportation and Infrastructure Jyoti Mazumder – Robert H. Lurie Professor of Engineering
Introduced by: Michael Atzmon, Professor of NERS
10:00 - 10:45

Integrated Computational Materials Engineering John Allison – Professor of MSE
Introduced by: Katsuyo Thornton, Professor of MSE

10:45 - 11:15 Break

Graduate Student Oral Presentations
Session Chair: Anish Tuteja, Associate Prof. & MSE Graduate Chair

12:30 – 14:15 Lunch and Graduate Student Poster Session
14:15 – 14:30 Closing Remarks