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SPRING 2014

Speaker / Affiliation

PRESENTATION TITLE Location & Time ORGANIZER

May 7, 2014

Dr. David Geohagen, Center for Nanophase Materials Sciences-Oak Ridge National Laboratory

Nanomaterials from the Bottom-Up: Understanding Assembly from Nanoscale Building Blocks
Refreshments served at 3:45 pm JH Atrium

4:00 - 5:00 pm, Wed.
136 T. Jorgensen Hall
NCMN

May 2, 2014

Dr. Jose A. Rodriguez, Brookhaven National Laboratory

Fundamental Studies on the Water-gas Shift Reaction on Metal/Oxide Catalysts: Active Sites and Reaction Mechanism

3:30 - 4:30 pm, Fri.  112 Hamilton Hall Chemistry / NCMN-Host: Dr. Alex Sinitskii

Apr. 30, 2014

Dr. Stephen Morin, Chemistry, Univ. of NE-Lincoln

TBA
Refreshments served at 3:45 pm JH Atrium

4:00 – 5:00 pm, Wed.
136 Jorgensen Hall
NCMN-Host: Dr. David Sellmyer

Apr. 16, 2014

Dr. Susan Margulies, Bioengineering, University of Pennsylvania

Large Animal Model of Pediatric Traumatic Brain InjuryR
Refreshments served at 3:30 pm
JH Atrium

3:45 – 4:45 pm, Wed.
136 Jorgensen Hall
NCMN-Host: Dr. Linxia Gu

Apr. 9, 2014

Dr. Xiaoshan Xu, Physics and Astronomy, Univ. of NE-Lincoln  

Multiferroic Organic Spintronics Refreshments served at 3:45 pm JH Atrium

4:00 – 5:00 pm, Wed.
136 Jorgensen Hall
NCMN-Host: Dr. David Sellmyer

April 7, 2014

Dr. Qin Zhou, Postdoctoral Researcher, Department of Physics
University of California - Berkeley

Exploring Carbon Nanomaterials Using MEMS

3:30 - 4:30 pm, Mon.

357 Scott Engineering

  Mech.and Materials Engr./  
  NCMN-Host: Dr. Li Tan

Apr. 4, 2014

Dr. Tohren C. G. Kibbey, School of Civil Engineering and Environmental Science - Univ. of Oklahoma

Transport and retention of engineered nanoparticles in unsaturated porous media

11:00 - 12:00 pm, Fri.

Scott Engineering Center 111/PKI 160

Civil Eng/NCMN-Host: Dr. Yusong Li

Apr. 3, 2014

Dr. Shangchao Lin, Laboratory for Atomistic and Molecular Mechanics (LAMM) - Department of Civil and Environmental Engrg., Mass. Institute of Technology   

Efficient Energy Transport and Storage in Functional Materials and Structures: Predictive Multi-Scale Materials

3:30 - 4:30 pm, Thurs.

357 Scott Engineering

    Mech.and Materials Engr./  
    NCMN-Host: Dr. Li Tan

Apr. 2, 2014

Dr. Jason Hoffman, Materials Science Division - Argonne Nat'l Laboratory

Tuning the Electronic and Magnetic Properties of Complex Oxides with Charge, Strain, and Light

4:00 – 5:00 pm, Wed.
 136 Jorgensen Hall
 

 Physics & Astronomy/NCMN   
 Host: Dr. Xia Hong

Mar. 31, 2014

Dr. Hu Tao, Tufts Univ. Department of Biomedical Engineering, Medford, MA

Advanced Materials and Manufacturing for   Life Sciences and Sustainable Engineering

3:30 - 4:30 pm, Mon.

357 Scott Engineering

  Mech.and Materials Engr./  
  NCMN-Host: Dr. Li Tan

Mar. 27, 2014

Dr. Bai Cui, Department of Materials Science and Engineering - Univ. of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Microstructure-Property Relationship of Advanced Materials for Extreme Environments

3:30 - 4:30 pm, Thurs.

357 Scott Engineering

  Mech.and Materials Engr./  
  NCMN-Host: Dr. Li Tan

Mar. 20, 2014

Dr. Meng Gu, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory - Richland, WA

Advanced Synthesis and Characterization of Energy Storage Materials

3:30 - 4:30 pm, Thurs.

357 Scott Engineering

 Mech.and Materials Engr./  
 NCMN-Host: Dr. Li Tan

Mar. 18, 2014

Dr. Vitaly Konov, Director, Natural Sciences Center General Physics Institute, Moscow, Russia

Laser and SPM Nanostructuring of Advanced Carbon Materials

4:00 – 5:00 pm, Wed.
136 Jorgensen Hall
NCMN/ Electrical Engr.-Host: Dr. Yongfeng Lu

Mar. 18, 2014

Dr. Jian Shi, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts        

Correlated Nickelates: Phase Transitions and Neuromorphic Electronics

3:30 - 4:30 pm, Tues.

110 Jorgensen Hall

Mech.and Materials Engr./ NCMN-Host: Dr. Li Tan

Mar. 17, 2014

Dr. Tao Sun, Argonne National Lab- Advanced Photon Source - Imaging Group, X-Ray Science Div.

Materials Structural Characterization Using Synchrotron X-Ray and Electron Microscopy Techniques

3:30-4:30 pm, Mon.
357 Scott Engineering

Mech.and Materials Engr./ NCMN-Host: Dr. Li Tan

Mar. 10, 2014

Dr. Oleg Tretiakov, Tohoku University, Japan

Thermoelectric power generators based on topological insulators and spin Seebeck devices

4:00 - 5:00 pm, Mon. Physics/NCMN-Host:
Dr. Kirill Belashchenko

Mar. 7, 2014

Dr. Gerrit Bauer, Inst. of Materials Research, Tohoku University, Japan & Kavli Institute of NanoScience, TU Delft, The Netherlands

Onsager Reciprocity in Spin Caloritronics

4:00 – 5:00 pm, Fri.
136 Jorgensen Hall

NCMN/Physics-Host: Dr. Alexey Kovalev

Mar. 6, 2014

Dr. Eli Sutter, Center for Functional Nanomaterials - Brookhaven
National   Laboratory, New York

Understanding Nanomaterials: In-Situ Imaging, Measurements, and Manipulation in the Electron Microscope
Refreshments at 2:50 pm in W342
3:30 - 4:30 pm, Thur.
357 Scott Engineering Center
Mechanical and Materials Engineering/NCMN-Host: Mehrdad Negahban

Feb. 21, 2014

Dr. Michael L. Norton, 
Marshall University

DNA Origami-Putting the Pieces Together

3:30 - 4:30 pm, Fri.  112 Hamilton Hall Chemistry/NCMN-Host: Dr. Barry Cheung

Feb. 20, 2014

Prof. Matthias Batzill, Dept. of Physics, University of South Florida, Tampa

Interfaces of Functional Materials

3:30 - 4:30 pm, Thur.
357 Scott Engr. Ctr.
Mechanical and Materials Engineering/NCMN

Feb. 18, 2014

Dr. Daryoosh Vashaee, Helmerich Advanced Technology Research Center, Oklahoma State University - Tulsa

Nanostructured materials for thermoelectric energy conversion

3:30 - 4:30 pm, Tue.  110 Jorgensen Hall Mechanical and Materials Engineering/NCMN

Jan. 24, 2014

Dr. Nikolai Zhitenev, National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)


Nanoscale Functional and Structural Charac-terization of Thin-Film Inorganic Solar Cells

3:30 - 4:30 pm, Fri.  112 Hamilton Hall Chemistry / NCMN-Host: Dr. Alex Sinitskii
FALL 2013

Speaker / Affiliation

PRESENTATION TITLE Location & Time ORGANIZER

Nov. 20 2013

Dr. Zhimao Yang, Xi’an Jiaotong University, China

Controllable Synthesis of Cu2O Crystals and Applications

3:45 - 4:45 pm, Wed.  136 Jorgensen Hall

MME / NCMN
Host: Dr. Li Tan

Nov. 13 2013

Dr. Agkam Posadas,                University of Texas – Austin

Title: Functionalization of epitaxial SrTiO3 on silicon via compensated B-site doping
Refreshments served at 3:45 pm JH Atrium

4:00 - 5:00 pm, Wed.
136 T. Jorgensen Hall
NCMN-Host: Dr. Xia Hong

Nov. 11 2013

Dr. Masashi Sahashi , Tohoko University, Japan

Title: Study on Magnetoelectric Effect in Thin Film Cr2O3 Sesquioxide and  Electrical Switching of HEX and Residual MagnetizationRefreshments served at 3:45 pm JH Atrium

4:00 - 5:00 pm, Mon.
136 T. Jorgensen Hall
NCMN-Host: Dr.Christian Binek

Nov. 6 2013

Dr. Vikram Dalal, Iowa State University

Title: Stability and performance of organic solar cells

3:45 - 4:45 pm, Wed.
136 T. Jorgensen Hall
MME / NCMN-Host: Dr. Jinsong Huang

Nov. 1, 2013

Dr. Pablo Debeneditti,
Princeton University

Title: Phase Behavior of Supercooled Water: a Computational Perspective

3:30 - 4:30 pm, Fri.  112 Hamilton Hall Chemistry / NCMN-Host: Dr. Xiao Cheng Zeng

Oct. 14, 2013