Colloquia & Seminars

All MSE colloquia begin at 4pm in Tech L211 unless otherwise noted. Refreshments served prior to the lecture. 

Winter 2020

January 7, 2020: Heather Murdoch - Army Research Lab 
Host: David Dunand 

January 14 & 15, 2020 - Cohen Lecture: Christopher Murray - University of Pennsylvania 
Host: Mark Hersam 

January 21, 2020: Joe Schlenoff - Florida State University  
Host: Ken Shull

Janaury 28, 2020: Kristin Persson - Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory 
Hosts: Christopher Wolverton and Monica Olvera de la Cruz

February 4, 2020: Elif Ertekin - University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign 
Host: Lincoln Lauhon 

February 11, 2020: Patricia Dove - Virgina Tech
Host: Derk Joester  

Ferbruary 18, 2020: Gang Chen - Massachusetts Institute of Technology 
Hosts: Chris Wolverton and Jeff Snyder 

March 10, 2020: Jill Millstone - University of Pittsburgh 
Host: Chad Mirkin 

Fall 2019

October 8, 2019: Ritesh Agarwal - Penn Engineering 
Host: Lincoln Lauhon 

October 15, 2019: Anna Grassellino - Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory 
Host: David Seidman 

October 22, 2019: Lois Pollack - Cornell University 
Hosts: Monica Olvera de la Cruz and Michael Bedzyk 

October 29, 2019 - Dorn Lecture: Nicola Spaldin- ETH Zurich 
Host: James Rondinelli 

November 5, 2019 - Dow Lecture: Andrea Liu - University of Pennsylvania 
Hosts: Erik Luijten and Monica Olvera de la Cruz 

November 12, 2019: Eric Toberer - Colorado School of Mines 
Host: James Rondinelli and Jeff Snyder 

November 19, 2019: Ernada Nikolla - Wayne State University
Hosts: Scott Barnett and Sossina Haile 

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 "Functional Materials from First Principles" - Rutgers University
Host: James Rondinelli
Location: Pancoe Auditorium

May 28, 2019: Karen Winey "Precise Polymers that Control Nanoscale Morphologies & Transport Properties" - University of Pennsylvania
Host: Ken Shull

June 3 and 4, 2019: COHEN LECTURE: Frederico Capasso "Flat optics: Overcoming the limits of refractice and Fresnal Optics" and "Multifunctional Flat Optics" - Harvard University
Hosts: John Rogers and Yonggang Huang
Location: June 3 in Tech LR3 and June 4 in Ryan Auditorium

Past Colloquia