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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 2023 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.

January 23   
Dr. Delia  J. Milliron, University of Texas at Austin

Infrared metamaterials from plasmonic metal oxide nanocrystals  

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January 23   
Dr. Donald W. Brenner, North Carolina State University

High entropy ceramics: Insights from theory and computation

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February 13   
Dr. Karen I. Winey, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia

Precise microstructures in functional polymers provide morphology control and improved transport properties.    

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February 21  
Dr. Jeffrey M. Rickman, Lehigh University

Interfacial Phase Transitions at Grain Boundaries and Their Impact on Material Properties

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February 23    
Dr. Tetsu Ouchi, Duke University

Mechanically adaptive systems leveraging surface instabilities and molecular mechanochemistry

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March 6    
Dr. Mark C. Hersam, Northwestern University

Mixed-dimensional heterostructures for electronic and energy technologies. 

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March 7    
Dr. Yong Zhu, North Carolina State University

In-situ Nanomechanics of Crystalline Nanowires

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March 20    
Dr. Shi-Qing Wang, The University of Akron

Physics of polymer mechanics (Wiley, 2025)

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March 27    
Dr. Yanfa Yan, The University of Toledo

Taming defects for high-performance thin-film solar cells 

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April 10

Dr. Gurpreet Singh, Kansas State University

Precursor derived ceramics: Fibers, Composites and Electrodes for Batteries 

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