Seminars

Fall 2018

M.S. students and Ph.D. students are required to attend all seminars to earn MSE 6401 course credit. You may substitute up to 3 seminars each semester. Students need to complete and submit a missed seminar make-up form. Click here to download the seminar make-up form.

Date Time Location Speaker Organization Topic
9/7/18

9:45 a.m.

IMS-20

Dr. Mark R. Gurvich
Technical Fellow, Structural Analysis

United Technologies Research Center

Structural Integrity Assessment of Composite Structures: Challenges and Opportunities

9/14/18

9:45 a.m.

IMS-20

Dr. Nathan D. Orloff
Microwave Materials Project Leader Communications Technology Laboratory

National Institute of Standards and Technology, CO

Microwave Materials at NIST

9/21/18

9:45 a.m.

IMS-20

Dr. Paul Canfield
Distinguished Professor of Physics Senior Physicist, Ames Laboratory

Iowa State University

CaFe2As2: from Fe-based Superconductivity to Superelasticity

 9/28/18

9:45 a.m.

IMS-20

Dr. Angus Kingon
Professor, School of Engineering 

Brown University

Towards Heterogeneous Integration of Functional Materials on Flexible and Non-Standard Substrates to Create Microsystems

10/5/18 

9:45 a.m.

IMS-20

Dr. Ryon Wixom
Manager, Nanostructure Physics Department Center for Integrated Nanotechnologies (CINT)

Sandia National Laboratories 

Shock Initiated Detonation in Nanoporous Energetic Materials

10/12/18

9:45 a.m.

IMS-20

Dr. Danielle Cote
Assistant Professor, Materials Science and Engineering

Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Feedstock Powder: The Building Blocks for Additive Manufacturing, Specifically Cold Spray Processing

 10/26/18

9:45 a.m.

IMS-20

Dr. Boris Feigelson
Power ElectronicsBranch

Naval Research Laboratories

Laboratory Grown Diamonds, Insider Story

11/2/18

9:45 a.m.

IMS-20

Dr. Kurt W. Kolasinski
Professor, Department of Chemistry

West Chester University

Hierarchical Silicon Nanostructures Produced with Regenerative Electroless Etching (ReEtching), Metal Assisted Catalytic Etching (MACE) and Laser Ablation

11/16/18

9:45 a.m.

IMS-20

Fall Graduate Student Speaking Contest

UConn

Benjamin Bedard: Microstructural and Chemical Analysis of Gas Atomized and Heat Treated Aluminum Alloy Powders

Tyler Flanagan: Mechanical Characterization of Cold Sprayed Aluminium Alloy Powders Using in-situ Micropillar Compression and Tension

Douglas Hendrix: Characterization of Dispersion Quality of Nanoparticles in Cementitious Materials

Thomas Moran: Property-Thickness Dependencies for Dielectric and Dielectric/Piezoelectric Multilayer Thin Films

 

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