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MS&E Seminar Speaker Lineup for 2019-2020

Select Wednesdays in Winston Chung Hall 205/206 1:00-2:00pm


MSE Seminar Series Flyer Winter 2020 final



January 8, 2020 David Bahr:  Professor and Chair, Materials Science & Engineering Purdue
January 15, 2020 Andre Schleife: Assistant Professor, Materials Science & Engineering, University of Illinois 
January 22, 2020 Jonah Erlebacher:  Professor and Chair, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Johns Hopkins University
January 29, 2020 Ibrahim Karaman:  Chevron Professor I and Head, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Texas A&M University
February 5, 2020 Teri Odom:  Chair of Chemistry Department, Professor of Materials Science and Engineering, Northwestern University
February 12, 2020 David Martin:  Associate Dean for Research and Entrepreneurship
Karl W. and Renate Böer Professor of Materials Science and Engineering
Professor of Biomedical Engineering at The University of Delaware
February 19, 2020 Valentino Cooper:  Oak Ridge National Lab
February 26, 2020 Jiao Lin: Software Scientist at  Oak Ridge National Lab
March 4, 2020 Amit Misra:  Professor and Chair, Department of Materials Science & Engineering, Professor of Mechanical Engineering (by courtesy), University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
March 11, 2020 Gregory Lowry:  Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering, CMU




April 1, 2020 Student Presentations 
April 8, 2020 Ram Seshadri:  Professor, Materials Science, University of California Santa Barbara
April 15, 2020 Student Presentations
April 22, 2020 Michele Manuel:  Professor, Materials Science & Engineering Chair, University of Florida
April 29, 2020 Maryam Ghazisaeidi, Associate Professor, Materials Science and Engineering, Ohio State University
May 6, 2020 Odile Madde: Senior Scientist, Getty Conservation Institute
May 13, 2020 Student Presentations
May 20, 2020 Anupama B. Kaul:  Professor, Materials Science & Engineering and Electrical Engineering, University of North Texas
May 27, 2020 Naresh Thadhani:  Professor & Chair Materials Science & Engineering Georgia Tech
June 3, 2020 Student Poster Session



Previous Colloquia
  • 2019-2020
  • 2018-2019
    Fall 2018
    Winter 2019
    Spring 2019
    Oct 03: Kandis Leslie Abdul-Aziz (Gillard), Assistant Professor of Chemical and Environmental Engineering, UCR Jan 09: Jim Eckstein, Professor in the Physics Department, University of Illinois Apr 03: Mahesh Neupane, Researcher at US Army Research Laboratory
    Oct 10: Peng Wei, Assistant Professor of Physics And Astronomy, UCR Jan 16: David Lederman, Professor/Director, Materials Science Initiative, Physics Department, UCSC Apr 10: Jian Qin, Assistant Professor of Chemical Engineering, Stanford University
    Oct 17: Bruce Dunn, Professor and Chair, Department of Material Science and Engineering, UCLA Jan 23: Yong Han, Group Leader, Materials Science Division, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory Apr 17: Jeff Neaton, Condensed Matter Physics And Materials Science, UC Berkeley
    Oct 24: Jeffery C. Gibeling, Professor and Chair, Department of Material Science and Engineering, UC Davis Jan 30: Mitch Bortez, Technical Communications Specialist- UCR Engineering - Dean's Office May 01: Younan Xia, Professor/Brock Family Chair GRA Eminent Scholar in Nanomedicine, Georgia Tech
    Oct 31: Feng Liu, Professor and Chair, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, University of Utah Feb 06: Gabriel M Veith, Research Staff and Team Lead, Thin Films and Coatings Group, Oak Ridge National Laboratory May 08: Student Presentations
    Nov 7: Daryl C. Chrzan, Professor and Chair, Department of Material Science and Engineering, UC Berkeley Feb 13: Christopher Spadaccini, Director, Center for Engineered Materials, Manufacturing and Optimization at LLNL May 15: Student Presentations
    Nov 14: Michael Chabinyc, Professor and Chair, Department of Materials, UC Santa Barbara Feb 20: Student Presentations May 22: Jonathan Whitmer, Assistant Professor of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, University of Notre Dame
    Nov 21: No Colloquium, Thanksgiving Holiday Feb 27: Stephen Niezgoda, Assistant Professor, Materials Science Engineering, The Ohio State University May 29: Fie Ren, Assistant Professor Mechanical Engineering, Temple University, Philadelphia 
    Nov 28: MRS Week March 06: Yi Hong, Associate Professor of Bioengineering Department, University of Texas at Arlington June 05: Student Presentations
    Dec 5: David Pile, Senior Editor of Nature Photonics March 13: Pierre Deymier, Chair and Professor of Material Science and Engineering, University of Arizona  


  • 2017-2018
    Fall 2017
    Winter 2018
    Spring 2018
    Sept 8: Federico Rosei, UNESCO Chair in Materials and Technologies for Energy Conversion, Saving and Storage Centre for Energy, Materials and Telecommunications  Jan 10: Ravi A Vilupanur, Professor and Chair, Chemical and Materials Engineering Department Director of Research and Partnerships, College of Engineering California State Polytechnic University, Pomona April 11: Ashutosh Tiwari,
    Oct 04: Alex Najera, ELR Representative  Jan 17: Student Presentations April 18: Michael Kaufman, 
    Oct 11: Barry Zink, Associate Professor, Department of Physics, University of Denver Jan 24: Julie Schoenung, Professor in The Department of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science at UC Irvine April 25: Ricardo Komai, 
    Oct 18: Hongyou Fan, National Laboratory Professor, Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering Jan 31: Jaeho Lee, Assistant professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at UC Irvine May 02: Student Presentations
    Oct 25: Suneel Kodambaka, Professor at the Department of Materials Science and Engineering, UCLA Feb 07: Anthony Muscat, Professor and and Chair for the Department of Chemical and Environmental Engineering May 09: Jaafar El-Awady
    Nov 01: Student Presentations Feb 14: Student Presentations May 16: Jane P. Chang
    Nov 08: Vuk Uskokovic, Advanced Materials and Nanobiotechnology Laboratory Department of Bioengineering, University of Illinois Feb 21: Sayeef Salahuddin, Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences at The University of California, Berkeley  May 23: Khalid Hatter
    Nov 15: Jun Lu, Chemical Sciences and Engineering Division Argonne National Laboratory, IL Feb 28: Stephen Wu, University of Rochester Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering  June 06: Suresh Baskaran
    Dec 06: Pan Xiaoging, Department of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science and Department of Physics and Astronomy University of California, Irvine Mar 07: Student Presentations  
      Mar 14: Student Presentations  


  • 2016-2017
    Fall 2016
    Winter 2017
    Spring 2017
    Sept 27: Perry Cheung, Lab Safety Officer, UCR Jan 11: David Cahill, Professor Department of MSE and Materials Research Laboratory, University of Illinois, Urbana April 05: Cun-Zheng Ning, Professor, School of Electrical, Energy and Computer Engineering, Arizona State University 
    Oct 05: Shane Cybart, Oxide Nano Electronics Laboratory Department of Mechanical Engineering, UCR Jan 18: Chris Dames, Associate Professor Materials Science Division, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Department of Mechanical Engineering, UC Berkeley April 12: Ning Yan, Assistant Professor at the Department of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering, National University of Singapore
    Oct 12: Greg P. Carman, Professor Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering UCLA Jan 25: Richard Wilson, Assistant Professor Mechanical Engineering UCR April 26: Stephan Link, Associate Professor, Department of Chemistry and Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Rice University
    Oct 19: Yongtao Cui, Assistant Professor, Physics and Astronomy, UCR Feb 01: Ramamoorthy Ramesh, Professor, Physics/Materials Science Associate Laboratory Director, Energy Technologies, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory UC Berkeley  May 03: Student Presentations
    Oct 26: Jennifer Cha, Norviel Associate Professor and Associate Chair, University of Colorado, Boulder Feb 08: Peng Wei, Assistant Professor Department of Physics and Astronomy UCR May 10: Sinisa Coh, Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering, UCR
    Nov 02: Elijah Thimsen, Assistant Professor, Energy, Environmental & Chemical Engineering, Washington University Feb 15: Chris Palmstrom, Professor Departments of Electrical and Computer Engineering and Materials at the University of California, Santa Barbara May 17: Brent Fultz, Rawn Professor of Material Science and Applied Physics, California Institute of Technology
    Nov 09: Daniel Neuhauser, Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry UCLA Feb 22: Student Presentations May 24: Ping Liu, Associate Professor of Nanoengineering, UC San Diego 
    Nov 16: Daniel Gianola, Associate Professor, Materials Department UC Santa Barbara  March 01: Student Presentations May 31: Ramamoorthy Ramesh, Professor, Physics/Materials Science Associate Laboratory Director, Energy Technologies, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory UC Berkeley 
      March 08: Tresa Pollock, Materials Department UC Santa Barbara June 01: William Carter, Director, Sensors and Materials Laboratory HRL Laboratories LLC, Malibu, CA
      March 15: Student Presentations June 07: Student Presentations