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

A Special Bicentennial Year Symposium to Celebrate the Impact of Advanced Materials Research on Society.

The Graduate Materials research Symposium highlights the work of graduate students in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering


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