Fall 2017

September 4, 2017

Banerjee SmFar from equilibrium: metastable structures and atomistic materials design for photocatalysis and electrochemical energy storage

Dr. Sarbajit Banerjee

Professor, Department of Chemistry

Texas A&M University

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September 11, 2017

Edward GarbocziParticles, properties, and random mixtures 

Dr. Edward Garboczi

Fellow, Applied Chemicals and Materials Division

Materials Measurement Laboratory

National Institute of Standards and Technology 

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September 18, 2017

Satish KumarCarbon and Multifunctional Fibers

Dr. Satish Kumar

Professor, School of Materials Science and Engineering

Georgia Tech University 

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September 25, 2017

Guihua YuDesigning functional organic nanomaterials for energy and environmental technologies

Dr. Guihua Yu

Assistant Professor, Department of Materials Science and Engineering

University of Texas - Austin

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October 2, 2017

Chiara Daraio

Meta-materials with locally addressable properties: from self-folding to autonomous propulsion

Dr. Chiara Daraio

Professor, Division of Mechanical Engineering and Applied Engineering

California Institute of Technology

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October 9, 2017

Julia Chan

Casting a wider net: rational synthesis design and crystal growth of intermetallics

Dr. Julia Chan

Professor, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry

University of Texas - Dallas

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October 16, 2017

Jessica Anne KrogstadExtreme environments and dynamic morphology: anticipating and harnessing evolving structure-property relationships

Dr. Jessica A. Krogstad

Assistant Professor, Department of Materials Science and Engineering

University of Illinois - Urbana-Champaign

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October 23, 2017

Yan Yao

Electrolyte dictated materials design for beyond lithium ion batteries

Dr. Yan Yao

Associate Professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

University of Houston

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October 30, 2017

Shelby Hutchens

Crease formation via a contracting cavity

Dr. Shelby Hutchens

Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical Science and Engineering

University of Illinois - Urbana-Champaign

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November 6, 2017

Michael P. Marder

Hydrofracture as a materials problem

Dr. Michael P. Marder

Professor, Department of Physics

University of Texas - Austin

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November 13, 2017

Gregory Thompson

Microstructures and deformation behavior in transitional metal carbides

Dr. Gregory Thompson

Professor, Department of Metallurgical and Materials Engineering

University of Alabama

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November 20, 2017

Ian McCue

Towards scalable processing of nanostructured materials via liquid metal dealloying

Dr. Ian McCue

Postdoctoral Researcher, Department of Materials Science and Engineering

Texas A&M University

November 27, 2017

Ma, Ji

Microstructure of additively manufactured alloys: from understanding to control

Dr. Ji Ma

Assistant Research Scientist, Department of Materials Engineering

Texas A&M University