Spring 2016

January 25, 2016

Ajit RoyMaterials Selection for Robust Micro-Devices

Dr. Ajit Roy

Air Force Research Laboratory

Materials and Manufacturing Directorate

Wright-Peterson AFB, OH


February 1, 2016

Accelerating the Discovery and Optimization of New Superconductors

Aronson, MeiganDr. Meigan Aronson

Professor (Jointly with MSEN), Dean of College of Science

Texas A&M University

College Station, TX


February 8, 2016

Managed Pressure Drilling: Advances and Technology NeedsLev Ring

Dr. Lev Ring

Director, Weatherford

Houston, X


February 15, 2016

Andrey VoevodinPhysical Vapor Deposition Routes for 2D Material Synthesis: Challenges and Progress

Dr. Andrey Voevodin

Chair, Department of Materials Science and Engineering

University of North Texas

Denton, TX


February 22, 2016

Student Presentations

February 29, 2016

Richard HennigAb-initio Discovery and Characterization of Novel 2D Materials for Energy Technologies and Electronic Devices

Dr. Richard G. Hennig

Associate Professor of Materials Science
Materials Science and Engineering
University of Florida

Gainesville, FL


March 7, 2016

Gary ShifletDetermining Thermodynamic and Kinetic Paths for Austenite Decomposition above the Upper Ae1 in Fe-C-12Mn Steel

Dr. Gary Shiflet

William G. Reynolds Professor

Department of Materials Science and Engineering

University of Virginia

Charlottesville, VA


March 21, 2016

Barbara ShawThe Corrosion and Environmental Monitoring of Infrastructure

Dr. Barbara Shaw

Professor, Department of Engineering Science and Mechanics

Pennsylvania State University

University Park, PA


March 28, 2015

Stephen Harris Improved Li-ion Batteries from Understanding and Control of Li+Transport

Dr. Stephen Harris

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory


April 4, 2016

Elliot DouglasEngineering Problem-Solving: Students' Approaches, Beliefs, and Identities

Dr. Elliot Douglas

Professor, Department of Materials Science and Engineering

University of Florida

Gainesville, FL

April 25, 2016

Akcora _PinarPolymer-Grafted Nanoparticles: From Self-assembly to Conductive Pathways for Polymer Nanocomposites

Dr. Pinar Akcora

Assistant Professor of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science

Stevens Institute of Technology

Hoboken, NJ


May 2, 2016

Jochen SchneiderQuantum Mechanically Guided Materials Design for Surface Engineering

Dr. Jochen M. Schneider

Professor, Materials Chemistry

Aachen University