September 4, 2017

Banerjee Sm

Far 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



September 11, 2017

Edward Garboczi

Particles, properties, and random mixtures

Dr. Edward Garboczi

Fellow, Applied Chemicals and Materials Division

Materials Measurement Laboratory

National Institute of Standards and Technology 


September 18, 2017

Satish Kumar

Carbon and Multifunctional Fibers

Dr. Satish Kumar

Professor, School of Materials Science and Engineering

Georgia Tech University 


September 25, 2017

Guihua Yu

Designing functional organic nanomaterials for energy and environmental technologies

Dr. Guihua Yu

Assistant Professor, Department of Materials Science and Engineering

University of Texas - Austin



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


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


October 16, 2017

Jessica Anne Krogstad

Extreme 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



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



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


November 6, 2017

Michael P. Marder

Hydrofracture as a materials problem

Dr. Michael P. Marder

Professor, Department of Physics

University of Texas - Austin


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



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