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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.

Fall 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


August 29   
Dr. Michael T. Pettes, Los Alamos National Laboratory

Strain and Defect Induced Phenomena in van der Waals Materials  

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September 12   
Dr. Matt Powell-Palm, Texas A&M University

Water Inverted: Rethinking aqueous thermodynamics for transplant preservation, food storage, space travel and beyond. 

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September 19   
Dr. Bradley F. Chmelka, University of California, Santa Barbara

Measuring and understanding heterogeneous catalyst properties at an atomic level    

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September 26    
Dr. Alp Sehirlioglu, Case Western Reserve University

Guiding the search for high-temperature ferroelectric perovskites

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October 3    
Dr. Vinayak P. Dravid, Northwestern University

Teaching "Old" Materials "New" Tricks: Waste sponges and foams for energy, environment and sustainability

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October 13    
Dr. Jean-François Feller, University of South Brittany

Building carbon nanotubes and graphene architectures to design nanostructures. 

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October 17    
Prof. David M. Bastidas, The University of Akron

Design of novel corrosion inhibitors: Interfacial chemistry, electrochemical thermodynamics and DFT analysis

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October 19    
Dr. Gi-Dong SimKorea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST)

Understanding the Mechanical Behavior of Small-scale Materials-Small for the sake of Big

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October 19    
Dr. Thomas VoisinLawrence Livermore National Laboratory and Engineering

Characterization of microstructures and deformation mechanisms in additively manufactured 316L stainless steels

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October 20    
Dr. Jinhui YanUniversity of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

A mixed sharp-diffusive interface computational framework for metal additive manufacturing

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October 24    
Dr. Timothy J. Rupert, University of California, Irvine

Segregation-induced complexion transitions: Manipulating defects to improve the performance of nanostructured materials

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October 27    
Dr. Thomas J. Kolibaba, National Institute of Standards and Technology

A Synthetic Chemist's Guide to Photopolymer Additive Manufacturing Textile Materials

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October 31    
Dr. Bruce A. Remington, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

New regimes of frontier science on the National Ignition Facility (NIF) laser

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November 7    
Dr. Veerle Keppens, The University of Tennessee

Compositionally complex oxides: synthesis, characterization, challenges and opportunities

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November 14    
Dr. Sefaattin Tongay, Arizona State University

The synthesis and engineering of two-dimensional Janus quantum layers

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November 28    
Dr. Nishant Garg, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

A new technique for old problems

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