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Fall 2021 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


September 6 
Dr. Abdoulaye DjireTexas A&M University

Understanding and controlling MXenes’ interaction with small molecules

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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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