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Learn more about the materials science and engineering Materials Design Capstone Project to match the opportunity that's right for you.

Spring 2022 Seminar Schedule

All MSEN graduate seminars are held at 4:10 p.m. on a Monday unless otherwise noted below:

Please contact the Department of Materials Science and Engineering for more information. materials@tamu.edu


January 24   
Dr. Eric M. TaleffUniversity of Texas, Austin

Deformation and Microstructure Evolution in Three Refractory Metals at Elevated Temperatures  

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February 7   
Dr. Lin Shao, Texas A&M University

Applications of Ion Accelerators in Nuclear Materials Science

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February 14   
Dr. John G SpeerColorado School of Mines

Next-Generation Steel Developments for Automotive Lightweighting    

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February 21   
Dr. Vladimir V. Tsukruk Georgia Institute of Technology

Bio‐enabled Functional Soft Materials: from Flexible Electronics to Photonic Structures and Optical Computing

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February 28    
Dr. Roopali Kukreja University of California, Davis

Imaging ultrafast and ultrasmall: Unraveling magnetic and electronic behavior using time-resolved coherent x-ray scattering

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March 7
Dr. Richard VaiaAir Force Research Laboratory

Taking NanoMaterials from the Beaker to an Engineering Platform: Layered Transition Metal Dichalcogenides

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March 21    
Dr. Andrew Minor, University of California, Berkeley

Short range order and the evolution of deformation mechanisms in both high and low entropy alloys

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March 28    
Dr. Christina Rost, James Madison University  

Multi-length scale characterization of entropy-stabilized oxides  

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April 25   
Dr. Yuxuan Cosmi Lin, TSMC, San Jose, CA  

Atomically scaled electronics for future intelligent systems  

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April 27

Dr. Tianshuo” Leo” Zhao, University of Pennsylvania

Integrating Colloidal Nanocrystals into Functional Devices: Efficiency, Stability, And Scalable Fabrication 

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May 2

 Dr. Zhiting Tian, Cornell University  

Nanoscale thermal transport in complex structures and across structures  

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Fall 2021 Seminar Schedule


September 6 
Dr. Abdoulaye DjireTexas A&M University

Wireless human-inspired bioelectronic network for chronic disease management

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September 13 
Dr. David S. Ginger, University of Washington

Multimodal Microscopy: Probing Interfaces from Perovskite Solar Cells to Polymer Bioelectronics

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September 20
Dr. Bradley Olsen , Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Polymer Informatics and High‐Throughput Experimentation to Help Us Discover New Sustainable Polymers

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September 27 
Dr. Sean R. Agnew, University of Virginia

Accounting for the effect of dislocation climb‐mediated flow on the anisotropy and texture evolution of Mg alloys

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October 4
Dr. Wanyi Nie, Los Alamos National Laboratory

Halide perovskite based opto‐electronics: light emitting diodes and solid‐state detectors

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October 11
Dr. Naresh Thadhani, Professor and Chair of the School of Materials Science and Engineering at Georgia Tech

Time‐Resolved Optomechanical Sensing Of Pressure Distributions During Shock‐Compression Of Heterogeneous Materials

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October 25
Dr. Michael Nastasi, Texas A&M University

Irradiation‐Induced Defects in Solids and the Design of Novel Materials for Reactor Environments

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November 1
Dr. Christopher L. Soles, National Institute of Standards and Technology

Polymers for Impact Mitigation: New Measurements Provide Insights into an Old Problem

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November 8
Dr. Samuel I. Stupp, Northwestern University

Bio‐Inspired Soft Materials for Energy and Medicine

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November 15
Dr. Mustafa Akbulut, Texas A&M  University

Nanocoatings for Preventing Bacterial Fouling and Dynamics of Bacterial Adhesion on Abiotic Interfaces

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November 22
Dr. Wonmuk Hwang, Texas A&M  University

Nanocoatings for Preventing Bacterial Fouling and Dynamics of Bacterial Adhesion on Abiotic Interfaces

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