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Colloquia & Seminars

All guest will be hosted virtually via Zoom in Winter 2021 and webinar registration links are available below. Talk titles and abstracts will continue to be shared in the coming weeks. For more details about the 2021 MSE Winter Colloquium Series, please check out our flyer!

Winter 2021

January 12, 2021: Vivian Ferry "Tunable chiral optical properties in semiconductor nanocrystals and metamaterials" - University of Minnesota
Host: MSSA
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January 19, 2021: Lin Li "Mesoscale material mechanics modeling for deformation behaviors in amorphous and nanocrystalline alloys" - University of Alabama
Host: David Dunand
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January 26, 2021: Y. Shirley Meng "From Atom to System: Advanced Characterization for Next Generation Energy Storage Materials" - University of California - San Diego
Host: Sossina Haile
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February 2, 2021: Qian Chen "'Cinematography' of soft, biological and energy matter at the nanoscale" - University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Host: Erik Luijten
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February 9, 2021: Jason Nicholas "Interface and Oxygen-Vacancy-Polaron Engineered Solid Fuel Cell Materials" - Michigan State University
Host: Scott Barnett
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February 16, 2021: Raymundo Arroyave "Towards an Efficient Exploration of the Materials Design
Space" - Texas A&M University
Host: Chris Wolverton
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February 23, 2021: Julio D'Arcy - Washington University in St. Louis
Host: Jiaxing Huang
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March 2, 2021: Helen Chan "Redox Reactions: A Route to Novel Materials?" - Lehigh University
Host: David Dunand
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March 9, 2021: Corinne Packard "Controlled spalling of wafer-scale, single-crystal films of high-quality, high-value semiconductors" - Colorado School of Mines 
Host: Bob Chang
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Fall 2020

September 29, 2020: Saniya LeBlanc "A Holistic Approach to Energy: Connecting Materials, Manufacturing, Systems, and Technoeconomics" - George Washington University  
Host: Jeff Snyder
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October 13, 2020: Pinshane Huang "How stiff are 2D materials? Designing ultrasoft electronic materials using electron microscopy" - University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
Host: Lincoln Lauhon
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October 20, 2020 - Inaugural PPG Lecture: Lynden A. Archer "Designing electrolytes and interphases for cost-effective and safe storage of electrical energy" - Cornell University
Host: Mark Hersam
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October 27, 2020: Angela Pitenis "The Slippery Physics of Aqueous Gels" - University of California Santa Barbara
Host: MSSA
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November 3, 2020: Polina Anikeeva "Interrogation of Neural Function Across Scales with Fiber-based and Nanomagnetic Tools" - MIT
Host: Sam Stupp
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November 10, 2020: Caroline Ross "Iron garnets: enabling materials for magnonics, photonics and spintronics" - MIT
Host: Amanda Petford-Long

November 17, 2020: Alexandra Zevalkink "Origin of unexpectedly low thermal conductivity in Mg3Sb2 and Mg3Bi2 thermoelectric materials" - Michigan State University
Host: Jeff Snyder
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To view past colloquia, please click here.