Spring 2014

June 9, 2014

Identification of Fatigue Precursors in Magnesium Alloys

Dr. Antonios Kontsos
Texas A&M University

April 25, 2014

Manipulating Polymers with Light Activated Chemistries for Patterning Films and Manufacturing Fibers

Dr. Christopher Ellison
The University of Texas at Austin

April 11, 2014

Bioactive Nanocomposites for Stem Cells-based Tissue Engineering

Dr. Akhilesh K. Gaharwar
Texas A&M University

April 4,2014

Polymer Nanocomposites: Polymer Diffusion and Electrical Conductivity

Dr. Karen I. Winey
University of Pennsylvania

March 28, 2014

First Principles Phase Diagram Calculations for the interstitial suboxide solid solutions: TiO_X, ZrO_X, and HfO_X (X < 1/2)

Dr. Benjamin P. Burton
National Institute of Standards and Technology

March 21, 2014

Origins and Reduction of Threading Dislocations in GaN Epitaxial Layers

Professor Subhash Mahajan
University of California, Davis

March 7, 2014

Towards High Energy Density, High Conductivity Thermal Energy Storage Composites

Dr. Patrick Shamberger
Texas A&M University

February 21, 2014

Plastic deformation and strengthening mechanism of metals with nano-scale twins

Professor Lei Lu
Shenyang National Laboratory for Materials Science

February 14, 2014

Biologically Inspired Active Skins

Dr. Nakhiah Goulbourne
Assistant Professor>
Aerospace Engineering
Soft Materials Research Laboratory
University of Michigan

February 7,2014

Recent Advancements Towards Large-Area Epitaxial Graphene synthesis for Electronic Applications

Dr. Luke O. Nyakiti
Department of Marine Engineering and Technology
Texas A&M University at Galveston

January 31, 2014

Nanotube–loaded polymer or cement composites: Electron microscopy study

Professor Oren Regev
Ben-Gurion University of the Negev & Texas A&M University

January 24, 2014

Wideband gap nitride and oxide semiconductors: comparison and integration

Dr. Matthew H. Kane
Marine Engineering Technology Department
Texas A&M at Galveston

January 17, 2014

Nanosponge delivery systems and reconfigurable polyglycidol networks for combination therapy

Dr. Eva M. Harth
Associate Professor of Chemistry and Pharmacology
Vanderbilt University