Colloquia & Seminars

All MSE colloquia begin at 4pm in Tech L361 unless otherwise noted. Refreshments served prior to the lecture. 

Spring 2019 

April 2, 2019: Enrique Martinez "The Kinetic Monte Carlo Algorithm in Materials Science: Study of Radiation-Induced Segregation in Fe-Cr alloys" - Los Alamos National Laboratory
Host: David Seidman

April 9, 2019: Junqiao Wu "When quantum materials get hot: anomalous thermal conduction and radiation" - University of California, Berkeley
Host: Lincoln Lauhon

April 16, 2019: Prineha Narang "Correlated Light-Matter Interactions and Excited-State Dynamics in Quantum Materials" - Harvard University
Host: James Rondinelli

April 30, 2019: Yang Shao-Horn "Energy Storage Using Electrochemistry"Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Host: Mark Hersam
Location: Pancoe Auditorium

May 21, 2019: DORN LECTURE: Karin Rabe - Rutgers University
Host: James Rondinelli
Location: Pancoe Auditorium

May 28, 2019: Karen Winey - University of Pennsylvania
Host: Ken Shull

June 3 and 4, 2019: COHEN LECTURE: Frederico Capasso - Harvard University
Hosts: John Rogers and Yonggang Huang
Location: June 3 in Tech LR3 and June 4 in Ryan Auditorium

Winter 2019 

January 8, 2019: Xiaobing Hu "Advanced applications of TEM in engineering alloys" - Northwestern 
Host: Vinayak Dravid 

January 15, 2019: Samantha Daly "Machine learning and computer vision for deformation mechanism analysis" - University of California, Berkley 
Host: Sossina Haile

January 22, 2019: Shirkant Bhat "Cyclic stability and strain localization during fatigue of advanced high strength steels" - Arcelor-Mittal 
Host: Yip-Wah Chung

Jaunuary 29, 2019: Roberto dos Reis "Probing properties of matter at the nanoscale by using scanning electron diffraction" - Northwestern
Host: Vinayak Dravid

February 5, 2019: FINE LECTURE: Gerbrand Ceder "2019 Morris E. Fine Lecture" - University of California, Berkeley 
Host: Christoper Wolverton 

February 12, 2019: Elsa Olivetti "Text and data mining for material synthesis" - MIT
Host: Christoper Wolverton

February 19, 2019: Joseph Heremans "Entropy transport in Weyl Semimetals" - Ohio State University
Host: Jeff Snyder

February 26, 2019: Grace Xing "High Performance Electronics for Communication, Power Management, and Beyond" - Cornell University
Host: Jiaxing Huang  

Fall 2018 

September 25, 2018: Stephen Hruszkewycz "Opportunities for materials science with coherent x-ray diffraction imaging" - Argonne

October 2, 2018: Yi Cui "Nanomaterials design for energy storage and catalysis" - Stanford University 

October 23, 2018: Lindsey Seitz "Developing enhanced electrochemical catalysts using spectroscipic insights" - Northwestern 

October 30, 2018: Maryam Ghazisaeidi "High entropy alloys: mechanical properties and phase stability": - Ohio State University 

November 6, 2018:  Alix Deymier "But wait there's more! How musculoskeletal tissues resist failure" - Stanford

November 13, 2018: Oleg Gang "Programmable nano-systems: from designed architectures to controllable processes" - Columbia University 

November 21, 2017: DOW Lecture: Lane Martin - University of California, Berkley 

Past Colloquia