Events / Colloquia & SeminarsDow Lecture
The Dow Lecture is sponsored by the Department of Materials Science and Engineering and generously supported by the Dow Chemical Company.
David Srolovitz, University of Pennsylvania
“Grain-Boundary Metastability and its Statistical Properties”
May 3, 2016
Craig Hawker, University of California Santa Barbara
"Solid-State Materials at the Atomic Scale"
May 26, 2015
Jennifer Lewis, Harvard University
"3D Printing of Functional and Biological Materials"
May 20, 2014
Karen I. Winey, University of Pennsylvania
"Electrical Properties in Polymer Nanocomposites"
Feb. 26, 2013
Anil Virkar, University of Utah
"Transport-Induced Instability in Electrochemical Devices: Fuel Cells, Batteries, Electrolyzers"
Feb. 21, 2012
Zhong Lin Wang, Georgia Institute of Technology
"Nanogenerator for Self-powering Nanosystems and Piezotronics for MEMS"
Feb. 15, 2011
Joseph DeSimone, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill
"Top-down Nano-fabrication Technologies for the Production of Uniform, Shape-Specific Carriers for Vaccines, Biologics and Small Molecule Drugs"
Mar. 30, 2010
Angus Rockett, UIUC
"Photovoltaic Solar Energy – Status, Challenges, and the Future"
Oct. 14, 2008
Sumio Iijima, Meijo University and NEC Corporation JAPAN
"Carbon Nanotubes: Synthesis, Modification and Characterizations"
Jan. 22, 2008
Robert Ritchie, UC Berkeley
"Aging and Disease and the Fracture of Bone: An Issue of Quality vs. Quantity"
Feb. 20, 2007
Prof. David A. Muller, Cornell University
"From Aircraft to Microchips: When Science Meets Technology at the Atomic Scale"
Feb 28, 2006
Prof. Sossina Haile, CalTech
"The Science and Technology of Oxyanion Based Superprotonic Conductors"
Mar. 1, 2005
Prof. Juan de Pablo, University of Wisconsin
"Glassy Materials for Storage of Biological Systems in Low Moisture Environments: A Molecular-Level Perspective"
May 5, 2004
Prof. Stephen Mann, University of Bristol, UK
"Biomimetic Synthesis and Self-assembly of Nanoparticle Arrays and Nanostructured Materials"
Apr. 8, 2003
Dr. Andrew Lovinger, Bell Labs, Lucent Technologies
"Electroactive Polymeric and Organic Materials for Thin-Film Transistor Applications"
Apr. 3, 2001