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Materials Mondays

Materials Mondays!

January/February 2021.

A virtual presentation of materials research, aimed at all audience levels, and presented by current and past researchers from the Materials Research Laboratory.

Mondays, 4:30 pm to 5:15 pm




February 1, 2021 – Dr. Prajakta Kulkarni Founder and President, SciKare Inc.

Smart Devices for Early Detection of Diseases

February 8, 2021 – Timnit Kefela

Graduate Student, Bren School of Environmental Science & Management

Small but Mighty: Microplastics in Our Urban Environments



January 25, 2021 – Dr. Angela Pitenis

Assistant Professor, Materials Department

Lessons from the Lollipop: Friction, Wear, and Corrosion


Nov 2nd 2020:

A peek inside lithium-ion batteries

Dr. Raphaële Clément, Assistant Professor, Materials Department

Nov 9th 2020:

Super soft materials for plastic electronics

Veronica Reynolds, Graduate Student, Materials Department

Nov 16th, 2020:

Next-generation lighting with LEDs and lasers

Dr. Kristin Denault McCurdy (PhD 2014), Founder and CEO, Fluency Lighting Technologies


For other remote learning educational content and activities please visit our k-12 science activities page.