Materials Science Graduate Program - Fall 2021 Virtual Seminar Series

All seminars take place on Wednesdays at 3:20 pm on Zoom, unless otherwise noted. 

Previous Seminars / Spring 2022 Materials Science Graduate Program Seminars 

Sept 1

Dr. Randall Kamien
University of Pennsylvania
School of Arts & Sciences

Department of Arts & Sciences 
Title: Does the Cholesteric Have a TGB phase?

Sept 15

Dr. Marcin Ptaszek
University of Maryland, Baltimore County
Department of  Chemistry & Biochemistry
Title: Engineering Novel Optical Properties in Strongly and Weakly Conjugated Hydroporphyrin Arrays

Sept 22

**Mandatory for all MSGP Graduate Students,
AMLCI Post Docs & any student working in AMLCI

Sept 29

Dr. Max Shtein
University of Michigan
Materials Science and Engineering
Title: Cut along dotted line: kirigami materials and devices for solar energy conversion and sensor applications  

Oct 13

Dr. Jinsang Kim
University of Michigan
Materials Science and Engineering
Title: Rational Molecular Design of Organic Functional Materials for Biosensors and Optoelectronics

Oct 27

Dr. Hunter King
University of Akron
School of Polymer Science and Polymer Engineering
Departments of Biology and Physics
Title: Emergent Mechanics of a Bird Nest

Nov 10

Dr. Konstantin Lurie
Worcester Polytechnic Institute 
Mathematical Sciences 
Title: Optimal Material Design and Enhancement of Intuition

Link to Live Seminar:
Meeting ID: 943 7262 0014
Passcode: 21549

Dec 1

Dr. Peter Salamon
Institute for Solid State Physics and Optics, Wigner Research Centre for Physics
Title: Sessile Droplets of Nematic and Polar Nematic Materials
Link to Live Seminar:

Meeting ID: 999 8469 4177
Passcode: 21549
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