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All Seminars

Title Date Location
Radioactive? Tick; Toxic? Tick; Explosive? Tick. What could possibly go wrong? Tuesday, June 13, 2017 - 3:00pm MRL Room 2053
Quantifying Local Structure and Chemistry of Oxides and Nitrides with Scanning Transmission Electron Microscopy Friday, June 2, 2017 - 11:00am ESB 1001
Local strain measurements during in situ TEM deformation with nanobeam electron diffraction Friday, May 19, 2017 - 11:00am ESB 1001
How chain properties affect the optoelectronic properties of conjugated polymers Friday, May 12, 2017 - 11:00am ESB 1001
Electrostatics beyond Poisson-Boltzmann: Effects of Self-Energy Friday, May 5, 2017 - 11:00am ESB 1001
Lipid membrane complexity as a handle to activate cellular delivery Friday, April 28, 2017 - 11:00am Elings 1601
Multifunctional and stimuli responsive polypeptide materials Friday, April 7, 2017 - 11:00am Elings 1601
p-Type Metal Oxides, a Rich Source of Photocathodes for the Formation of Solar Fuels Wednesday, March 22, 2017 - 4:00pm MRL Room 2053
New Layered Transition Metal Chalcogenides as Functional Materials Monday, March 20, 2017 - 4:00pm MRL Room 2053
Topochemical Transformation of Transition-Metal Oxides: A Route to New Electronic Materials Monday, February 13, 2017 - 4:00pm MRL Room 2053
Thermal Processing of Diblock Copolymer Melts Mimics Metallurgy Tuesday, January 3, 2017 - 4:00pm MRL Room 2053
Promoting Beneficial Grain Boundary Phase Transitions with Segregation Engineering Friday, November 18, 2016 - 11:00am ESB 1001
Investigating Nanostructure Synthesis Using In Situ TEM Friday, November 4, 2016 - 11:00am Elings 1601
Defects in Solids: Agents of Broken Symmetry Friday, October 28, 2016 - 11:00am ESB 1001
Design Principles for the Next Generation of Intercalation Electrodes Friday, October 21, 2016 - 11:00am ESB 1001
Additive Manufacturing and Architected Materials Friday, October 14, 2016 - 11:00am ESB 1001
Probing Electronic Structure by Colliding Electrons and Holes at Terahertz Frequencies Friday, October 7, 2016 - 11:00am ESB 1001
Synchrotron X-ray Imaging and Diffraction for in situ 3D Characterization of Structural Materials Friday, September 30, 2016 - 11:00am Elings 1601
Defects, Order and Disorder in Hf Metal-Organic Frameworks Friday, September 16, 2016 - 11:15am MRL Room 2053
Quo Vadis Entropy: Crystal Chemistry of Functional Inorganic-Organic Perovskites Friday, September 16, 2016 - 11:00am MRL Room 2053
Redox-Kinetics of Donor-Doped SrTiO3 - Fundamentals and Applications of a Model Material Tuesday, July 26, 2016 - 2:00pm Elings 1601
Materials Challenges for Electrochemical Energy Storage Friday, May 27, 2016 - 11:00am ESB 1001
Electrochemistry in the Molten State: From Sustainable Metal Extraction to Materials Fundamentals Friday, May 20, 2016 - 11:00am ESB 1001
Precise Engineering of Semiconducting Polymers and their Hybrids for Organic Electronics Friday, May 13, 2016 - 11:00am ESB 1001
Effect of Geometry of 2D-Dumbbells on the Structure of Random Jammed Packing Friday, May 6, 2016 - 11:00am ESB 1001
The Mechanics of Origami Friday, April 29, 2016 - 11:00am ESB 1001
Born Qualified? The Challenge of Qualifying Additively Manufactured Metals for High-Reliability Applications Friday, April 22, 2016 - 11:00am ESB 1001
DNA-based Fluorescent Reporters for Live Imaging Monday, April 18, 2016 - 4:00pm MRL Room 2053
MicroVaSCulature and Mechanically Active Polymerization for Self-Improving Materials and Carbon Capture Friday, April 15, 2016 - 11:00am ESB 1001
Fluidic Cell Access and Measuring Cell Activity Friday, April 8, 2016 - 11:00am ESB 1001
Towards Supramolecular Design of Organic Semiconductors Thursday, April 7, 2016 - 11:00am MRL Room 2053
Transport Calculations of Thermoelectric Materials from First Principles Monday, April 4, 2016 - 10:30am MRL Room 2053
Discovery of Phosphor Hosts via Emerging Structural Design Principles Thursday, March 10, 2016 - 4:00pm Elings 1605
Chemistry in Diminishing Dimensions: Two-Dimensional Nanostructures for Photocatalysis and Electrochemical Energy Storage Monday, March 7, 2016 - 4:00pm MRL Room 2053
Schrödinger’s World: Quantum Chemistry for 1000 and More Atoms via Linear- and Sublinear-Scaling Methods Wednesday, March 2, 2016 - 4:00pm MRL Room 2053
DNA-Functionalized Nanoparticle Assembly Thursday, February 25, 2016 - 11:00am MRL Room 2053
Big-Data Analytics for Materials Science: Concepts, Challenges, and Hype Wednesday, February 17, 2016 - 4:00pm Chemistry 1171
Rational Approaches for Novel Thermoelectric and Strongly Correlated Magnetic Materials Wednesday, January 20, 2016 - 11:00am Elings 1605
Band structure engineering in van der Waals heterostructures Friday, December 4, 2015 - 11:00am ESB 1001
Materials Genome Approach to Computational Design of Nanostructured Thermoelectrics Friday, November 20, 2015 - 11:00am ESB 1001
Mapping the Fermi surface of new materials using magnetic quantum oscillations Friday, November 6, 2015 - 11:00am Elings 1601
Emergent Phase Change and Electromechanical Properties of Two-Dimensional and Few-Layer Materials Friday, October 30, 2015 - 11:00am ESB 1001
Solid-state NMR and DFT: Powerful Tools for the Study of the Processes Occurring Upon Electrochemical Cycling of Sodium Transition Metal Oxides Tuesday, October 27, 2015 - 1:00pm MRL Room 2053
Structure, Solutes and Surfaces in Ionic Liquids Monday, October 26, 2015 - 1:00pm MRL Room 2053
Crystallization-driven assembly of conducting organic nanostructures Friday, October 23, 2015 - 11:00am Elings 1601
New approaches to thermoelectric materials discovery and design Friday, October 16, 2015 - 11:00am ESB 1001
Physical Properties of Metal-­‐Organic Frameworks Thursday, August 20, 2015 - 1:30pm MRL Room 2053
Borides with extraordinary properties Thursday, August 13, 2015 - 1:30pm MRL Room 2053
Combining DFT calculations with spectroscopic studies for energy and optical materials Monday, August 10, 2015 - 4:00pm MRL Room 2053
Understanding and optimizing exploratory hydrothermal reactions Friday, May 29, 2015 - 4:00pm ESB 1001
New Insights into Mechanical Deformation in Metals from Synergistic Experimental and Computational Studies Friday, May 22, 2015 - 4:00pm ESB 1001
The Polymer Physics of Disordered Proteins Friday, May 15, 2015 - 4:00pm ESB 1001
Optics in the Natural World: Iridescent Colors of Butterflies and the Twisted Beetle! Friday, May 8, 2015 - 4:00pm ESB 1001
Block Copolymer Directed Hybrids: Experiments, Theory and Applications Monday, May 4, 2015 - 10:00am MRL Room 2053
Proper Statistical Sampling in Isothermal Isobaric Discrete-Time Molecular Dynamics Friday, May 1, 2015 - 4:00pm ESB 1001
NMR Spectroscopy Reveals the Charging Mechanisms of Supercapacitors Monday, April 27, 2015 - 4:00pm MRL Room 2053
Harnessing Morphological Factors Influencing Performance of Advanced Structural Materials Friday, April 24, 2015 - 4:00pm ESB 1001
Novel Scattering Methods Reveal Structure of Single Supported Lipid Membranes Friday, April 17, 2015 - 4:00pm ESB 1001
Mechanism and Function of Chromatin Positional Dynamics in Interphase Friday, April 10, 2015 - 4:00pm Elings 1605
Materials Data in the 21st Century: From Mishmash to Moneyball Monday, January 5, 2015 - 4:00pm MRL Room 2053
Molecule meets MOF: bridging the gap between organic and inorganic electronic materials Friday, December 5, 2014 - 4:00pm ESB 1001
Metal to Insulator Transition in Doped SrTiO3 Friday, December 5, 2014 - 2:00pm Elings 1601
Exploring the energy landscape of nanoscale magnetic heterostructures Friday, November 21, 2014 - 4:00pm ESB 1001
Superconducting Detectors for Optical Astronomy Friday, November 14, 2014 - 4:00pm ESB 1001
Effect of Covalent Bonding on the Electronic Structure and Properties of Carbon Nanotubes and Graphene Friday, November 7, 2014 - 4:00pm Elings 1605
Self-assembled nanostructures in mixed III-V and III-nitride layers Friday, October 31, 2014 - 4:00pm ESB 1001
A Common Thread: the pairing interactions in the unconventional superconductors Friday, October 24, 2014 - 4:00pm Eng II, Room 1519
Intercalation Pseudocapacitance: A Route Towards Oxide Supercapacitors Friday, October 17, 2014 - 4:00pm ESB 1001
The Entropy of Materials: its origin with atom vibrations, and some related effects Friday, October 10, 2014 - 4:00pm Eng II, Room 1519
Photonic Block Copolymer in Semi-Dilute Solutions Friday, August 1, 2014 - 3:00pm MRL Room 2048
Heat under the microscope: Uncovering the microscopic processes that govern thermal transport Friday, June 6, 2014 - 4:00pm ESB 1001
Bioinspired Polymers For Protein Drug Delivery Friday, May 30, 2014 - 4:00pm ESB 1001
Novel Polymer Additives and Graded Structures Towards Enhanced Functional Materials Friday, May 23, 2014 - 4:00pm ESB 1001
Assembly and Disassembly of RNA Viruses Friday, May 16, 2014 - 4:00pm ESB 1001
Energy storage from first principles Friday, May 9, 2014 - 4:00pm ESB 1001
Control of stability and molecular orientation in vapor-deposited organic glasses Friday, May 2, 2014 - 4:00pm ESB 1001
2D TMDC Materials and Heterostructures: Towards The Age of Atomic-scale Photonics Friday, April 25, 2014 - 4:00pm ESB 1001
Chemical frustration: Lessons in Materials Design from Complex Intermetallic Phases Friday, April 18, 2014 - 4:00pm ESB 1001
What is the pH of a soft material? Hydrogels as a case study Friday, April 4, 2014 - 4:00pm ESB 1001
Mid-Infrared Quantum Cascade Lasers and Applications Friday, March 21, 2014 - 4:00pm ESB 1001
Sacrificial bonds for the toughening of soft elastic materials Friday, February 28, 2014 - 4:00pm ESB 1001
Using a confocal rheoscope to investigate soft squishy materials Friday, November 22, 2013 - 4:00pm ESB 1001
Personal Perspectives on Advancing Energy Sustainability Wednesday, November 20, 2013 - 4:00pm ESB 1001
Solid Oxide Fuel Cell Materials: Interface Dynamics, Microstructure Optimization and Performance Degradation Friday, November 15, 2013 - 4:00pm ESB 1001
The Role of Friction in Bio-inspired Adhesive Systems Friday, November 8, 2013 - 4:00pm Life Science Bldg., Room 1001
Two-dimensional electron gases at oxide interfaces Friday, November 1, 2013 - 4:00pm ESB 1001
Tailoring Properties of complex oxides, one atomic layer at a time Friday, October 25, 2013 - 4:00pm ESB 1001
Soft chemistry approaches to new cathode, thermoelectric, and strongly-correlated electron materials Friday, October 18, 2013 - 4:00pm ESB 1001
Exploring the role of electron-electron correlations in spin-orbit driven Mott phases Friday, October 11, 2013 - 4:00pm ESB 1001
Anti-Spintronics Friday, October 4, 2013 - 4:00pm Life Science Bldg., Room 1001
Effects of crosslinking type on the toughness and tensile properties of Double Network Hydrogels Tuesday, July 9, 2013 - 2:00pm MRL Room 2053
Physical-chemical aspects of the adsorption of charged Conditioning Polymers on hair Surfaces Monday, July 1, 2013 - 2:00pm MRL Room 2053
Watching Microstructure Evolve in Three Dimensions Friday, June 7, 2013 - 4:00pm ESB 1001
Resistance Switching Properties in the Partially Oxidized Platinum and Niobium-doped Strontium Titanate Schottky Junctions Friday, June 7, 2013 - 2:00pm MRL Room 2053
First principles calculation of defects and impurities in perovskite-type oxide Friday, June 7, 2013 - 2:00pm MRL Room 2053
Carbon Nanotubes as Photoabsorbers & Defining and Refining Graphene Nanostructures from the Bottom-Up: Nanocarbon Materials for Next-Generation Electronics and Photonics Friday, May 31, 2013 - 4:00pm ESB 1001
Computation Design and Analysis of Li-ion Battery Materials Friday, May 24, 2013 - 4:00pm ESB 1001
Jamming Behavior of Domains in a Spiral Antiferromagnet Friday, May 17, 2013 - 4:00pm ESB 1001
Chemical and Structural Engineering of Nanomaterials for Energy Devices Friday, May 10, 2013 - 4:00pm ESB 1001
Nanostructured Block Copolymers for All-Solid Lithium Batteries Friday, May 3, 2013 - 4:00pm ESB 1001
New Strategies in Reagent, Materials, and Assay Design for Point-of-Care Diagnostics Thursday, May 2, 2013 - 2:00pm MRL Room 2053
Lensless X-ray Imaging and Atomic Resolution Electron Tomography Friday, April 26, 2013 - 4:00pm Elings 1601
Anomalous Acid Diffusion in Reacting Polymer Glasses Friday, April 19, 2013 - 4:00pm Elings 1601
Optimization of Binary and Ternary Blend Organic Solar Cells Wednesday, April 17, 2013 - 4:00pm MRL Room 2053
Elasticity-mediated crosstalk between Myosin II motors Friday, April 12, 2013 - 4:00pm Elings 1601
Transport of ions, molecules and water through nanopores: physical phenomena in biological channels, nanofluidics and rain coats Friday, April 5, 2013 - 4:00pm MRL Room 2053
Nanosphere Templated Continuous PEDOT:PSS Films with Low Percolation Threshold for Application in Efficient Polymer Solar Cells Friday, March 15, 2013 - 4:00pm ESB 1001
Controlling the Block Copolymer Patterns via Combining Graphoepitaxy and Surface Guidance Friday, March 15, 2013 - 4:00pm ESB 1001
Synthesis, Self-Assembly, and Transformations of Noble Metal and Magnetic Nanoparticles Friday, March 1, 2013 - 3:00pm MRL Room 2053
Ion Conducting Polymer Membranes for Electrochemical Energy Conversion and Storage Monday, February 25, 2013 - 4:00pm MRL Room 2053
Directed Self-Assembly of Block Copolymers Using Magnetic Fields and Electrospray Deposition on Controlled Surfaces Friday, February 15, 2013 - 4:00pm ESB 1001
Probing the Structure and Dynamics of Ferroelectric Domain Walls with Atomic Resolution in Real-Time Friday, February 1, 2013 - 4:00pm ESB 1001
“Outbreak: The Sequel - Using Next-Gen DNA Sequencing to Understand Infectious Disease Transmission Friday, February 1, 2013 - 1:30pm ESB 1001
Science Communication: Lessons Learned from My Weird Career Thursday, January 31, 2013 - 1:30pm MRL Room 2053
Chemistry in diminishing dimensions: Functional nanostructures for sensing and energy conversion Tuesday, January 22, 2013 - 4:00pm MRL Room 2053
Soft X-ray Scattering of Soft Materials Wednesday, December 12, 2012 - 1:00pm MRL Room 2053
Oxide Nanoelectronics On Demand Thursday, December 6, 2012 - 4:00pm MRL Room 2053
Anionic control of functions in transition-metal oxides Friday, November 30, 2012 - 4:00pm ESB 1001
TS&D: R&D's Funner Cousin Thursday, November 29, 2012 - 12:45pm ESB 1001
Self-assembling nanoemulsions: more than big drops made small Friday, November 16, 2012 - 4:00pm ESB 1001
Active gels and snake-like chains: Two stories of biomolecular mechanics Friday, November 2, 2012 - 4:00pm ESB 1001
What we can learn about multiferroics from high magnetic fields Friday, October 26, 2012 - 4:00pm MRL Room 2053
Simultaneous Electronic and Ionic Conducting Block Copolymers for Lithium Battery Applications Tuesday, October 23, 2012 - 4:00pm MRL Room 2053
Na2IrO3 as a molecular orbital crystal Monday, October 22, 2012 - 4:00pm MRL Room 2053
Nanomaterials in One Dimension: Exploring Mesoscopic Phenomena in Template-Grown Nanowires Friday, October 19, 2012 - 4:00pm ESB 1001
Damage Resistant High Transmission Optical Thin Film Coating for Diode Pumped Alkali Lasers (DPALs) Friday, October 12, 2012 - 4:00pm ESB 1001
Visualizing Individual Kondo Holes: Textures in the Pond of Strong Correlations Friday, October 12, 2012 - 10:00am MRL Room 2048
Importance and control of face-on versus edge-on molecular orientation at donor-acceptor interfaces in organic solar cells Friday, October 5, 2012 - 4:00pm MRL Room 2053
A new neutron scattering tool to probe soft matter structure Friday, September 28, 2012 - 4:00pm ESB 1001
NMR Imaging and Rheology Mini-­‐Symposium Friday, September 28, 2012 - 1:30pm Elings 1601
Theory of Magnetic and Superconducting Ordering at LaAlO3/SrTiO3 Interfaces Thursday, September 27, 2012 - 10:00am MRL Room 2053
Phase Behavior and Micellar Packing of Pure Pluronic Block Copolymers Monday, September 17, 2012 - 2:00pm MRL Room 2048
Interplay of Magnetism and Bonding in Spin-Ladder Iron Selenides Monday, August 6, 2012 - 4:00pm MRL Room 2053
Toughness and chain breakage of double network hydrogels Monday, July 30, 2012 - 1:00pm MRL Room 2053
Understanding and designing new itinerant magnetic materials Friday, July 6, 2012 - 10:30am MRL Room 2053
Biopolymer Network Mechanics: Nonlinearity and Hierarchy Monday, June 11, 2012 - 2:00pm MRL Room 2053
Atomistic Modeling Tool for Nanoelectronics: from Implementation to Simulation Thursday, June 7, 2012 - 1:00pm MRL Room 2053
Communicating Chemistry Tuesday, June 5, 2012 - 11:00am ESB 1001
Correlated Imaging of Nanoscale Structure and Properties Friday, June 1, 2012 - 4:00pm ESB 1001
Materials Science Challenges in the Development of Advanced Fission and Fusion Energy Friday, May 18, 2012 - 4:00pm ESB 1001
A Universal Model for Nanoparticle Size Effects Tuesday, May 15, 2012 - 2:30pm MRL Room 2053
Heat Transfer in Graphene and Nanostructured Thermoelectrics Friday, May 11, 2012 - 4:00pm ESB 1001
Simulation of carbon tribocontacts and the crystalline-to-amorphous phase transition Friday, May 4, 2012 - 4:00pm ESB 1001
Multiscale Modeling and Microstructure-Sensitive Materials Design Friday, April 27, 2012 - 4:00pm ESB 1001
Coherent coupling of diamond spin qubits to mechanical resonators Friday, April 20, 2012 - 4:00pm MRL Room 2053
Isotopically modulated materials for diffusion research and thermoelectric applications Thursday, April 19, 2012 - 4:00pm MRL Room 2053
Surfactant Assisted Growth of Smooth, Cubic Oxides on GaN Friday, April 13, 2012 - 4:00pm MRL Room 2053
New Technologies for the Genome Age Monday, April 9, 2012 - 2:00pm MRL Room 2053
Self-assembled hierarchical oxide semiconductor nano-morphologies for energy conversion Friday, April 6, 2012 - 10:30am MRL Room 2053
Progress in Solid State and Structural Chemistry 1958-2012 Thursday, April 5, 2012 - 4:00pm MRL Room 2053
Stereo- and Regioselective Cyclopolymerization-Derived Poly(diynes): Gadgets in Polymerization Catalysis or Useful Conductive Materials? Friday, March 23, 2012 - 2:00pm MRL Room 2053
Exploring the Synthesis and Applications of Graphene Friday, March 2, 2012 - 4:00pm ESB 1001
Seeing ‘Magnetic Light’: Quantifying and Exploiting Magnetic Dipole Transitions Friday, March 2, 2012 - 11:00am ESB 1001
A Case for Mentoring in Science and for Science in a Liberal Education Thursday, March 1, 2012 - 4:00pm MRL Room 2053
Building with artificial atoms: Multi-component nanoscale assembly of nanocrystal based materials and devices Friday, February 24, 2012 - 4:00pm ESB 1001
Nanophotonics: The Art of Managing Photons at the Nanoscale Friday, February 17, 2012 - 4:00pm ESB 1001
Toward Miniaturization of NMR and MRI Monday, February 13, 2012 - 4:00pm Bren School Auditorium Rm 1414
Mechanics and dynamics of biopolymer networks: criticality, mechanical integrity and motor activity Friday, February 10, 2012 - 4:00pm ESB 1001
Tailoring Optoelectronic Properties of PbSe Nanostructures: 0D to 1D Friday, February 3, 2012 - 4:00pm ESB 1001
Dendrimers and Linear Dendritic Hybrids as Theranostic Carriers for Combinded MRI and Cancer Therapy Friday, February 3, 2012 - 11:00am MRL Room 2053
New directions in metamorphic photovoltaics and self-assembled quantum dots Friday, January 27, 2012 - 4:00pm ESB 1001
Materials Science and Bacteria Friday, January 20, 2012 - 4:00pm ESB 1001
Kinetically Controlled Catalytic Nanofabrication of Semiconductor and Ferroelectric Thin Films and Nanoparticles: Unique Advantages for Next-Generation Li-ion Batteries Friday, January 13, 2012 - 4:00pm ESB 1001
Quantum Dots in Solid State White Lighting Thursday, January 12, 2012 - 10:00am MRL Room 2053
Complex Nanostructures from Layered Metal Chalcogenides Tailored for Tribological and Electronic Applications Wednesday, December 7, 2011 - 3:30pm MRL Room 2053
Professor Mohammad Islam Friday, November 18, 2011 - 4:00pm ESB 1001
Nanotubes and bilayers in a model peptide system Monday, November 14, 2011 - 10:30am MRL Room 2053
Probing the metal-insulator transitions of nanoscale RNiO3 thin films Friday, November 4, 2011 - 4:00pm ESB 1001
High Rate and High Capacity Li-Ion Electrodes for Vehicular Applications Friday, October 28, 2011 - 4:00pm ESB 1001
Science policy vs. science for policy: What it is and who's involved Friday, October 28, 2011 - 12:00pm MRL Room 2053
Nondestructive 3D/4D X-ray Imaging with Multi-scale Resolution down to 50 nm Friday, October 28, 2011 - 10:00am MRL Room 2053
Bio-inspired Brick and Mortar Composites Friday, October 21, 2011 - 4:00pm MRL Room 2053
Bioorthogonal Chemistry for Glycoprofiling and Beyond Friday, October 14, 2011 - 4:00pm ESB 1001
Energetics and Electronic Structure of Point Defects in Oxide Semiconductors: A Density Functional Approach Friday, October 14, 2011 - 2:00pm MRL Room 2053
Flexible printed electronics: from materials characterization to device integration Friday, October 7, 2011 - 4:00pm ESB 1001
Understanding the Role of Phase Stability in the Design of Next Generation Thermal Barrier Coatings Friday, September 30, 2011 - 4:00pm MRL Room 2053
The Role of Colloid and Interface Science in Ceramic Powder and Mineral Processing Friday, September 23, 2011 - 4:00pm ESB 1001