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Colloquia & Seminars

All guests will be hosted virtually via Zoom in Spring 2021. Webinar registration links, talk titles, and abstracts will be shared below. All lectures begin at 4 PM Central Time unless noted otherwise. 

Spring 2021

MSE Spring Colloquium 

For more details, please check out our flyer!

April 13, 2021: Robert Schoenlein "X-ray Free-Electron Lasers are Driving a Revolution in the X-ray Science of Complex Matter" - Stanford University
Host: Mike Bedzyk
Event Recording

*No colloquium on April 20, 2021 (week of MRS Spring Meeting)*

April 27, 2021: Tamar Segal-Peretz "Vapor-Phase Growth of Inorganic Materials within Polymers-Fabrication by Design of Functional Nanostructures" - Technion - Israel Institute of Technology
Host: MSSA
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May 4, 2021 - Dorn LectureStacey Bent "From Computer Chips to Catalysts: Precise Materials Synthesis for Sustainable Energy Applications" - Stanford University
Host: Mark Hersam
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May 10, 2021 @ 2 PM Central Time - Dean's Seminar: Arun Majumdar - Stanford University
Host: Vinayak Dravid & Sossina Haile
Co-sponsored by ISEN and CESR

May 11, 2021 @ 5 PM Central Time: Arun Majumdar "Chemical Transformations and Photoabsorption Imaging at Nanoscale" - Stanford University
Host: Vinayak Dravid & Sossina Haile
Event Recording

*No colloquium on May 18, 2021 (week of Hilliard Symposium)*

May 25, 2021 - Fine Lecture: Carol Handwerker "Heterogeneous Stress Relaxation in Tin Thin Films: Whiskers, Hillocks, and Beyond" - Purdue University
Host: Peter Voorhees
Event Recording

June 1, 2021: Julia Mundy "Design and Construction of Multifunctional Oxide Heterostructures" - Harvard University
Host: James Rondinelli

MSE Spring Seminar Series

This new series will highlight recent advances and breakthroughs in materials research by early career scientists and engineers. Zoom registration links and more info on our featured speakers will be shared soon. All guests in the MSE Spring Seminar Series are hosted by Prof. James Rondinelli. Please mark your calendars for 4 PM CT on the following dates:

Tuesday, March 30, 2021: Divine Kumah "Emergent Phenomena at Complex Oxide Interfaces" - North Carolina State University
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Thursday, April 8, 2021: Santiago Correa "Self-Assembling Nanotechnologies for Precision Biomaterials" - Stanford University
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Thursday, April 15, 2021: Ximin He "Bio-like Structural Hydrogels with Life-like Intelligence" -  University of California Los Angeles
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*No seminar on April 22, 2021 (week of MRS Spring Meeting)*

Thursday, April 29, 2021: Brenden Ortiz "Materials discovery of next-generation quantum materials, the AV3Sb5 (A: K, Rb, Cs) kagome superconductors" - University of California Santa Barbara
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Thursday, May 6, 2021: Stephanie Law "Photons, plasmons, and polaritons: optical phenomena in complex materials" - University of Delaware
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Thursday, May 13, 2021: Luis De Jesus "Comprehensive Nanoscale Evaluation of Electronic Structure Inhomogeneities in Layered Materials" - University of Pennsylvania
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Monday, May 17, 2021: Jerelle Joseph "Robust multiscale modelling toolkits for probing cellular
compartmentalization via liquid–liquid phase separation" - Cambridge

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