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Seminar Schedule

Spring 2008

February 4

Dr. Leonard Buckley
Naval Research Laboratory

Talk Title: "Bio-inspired Materials Concepts for Energy, Water Purification, Soft Actuators and Coatings"


February 25

Special Seminar*

Matt Miller

Senior CVD Process Lead Engineer
Micron Technology, Manassas, Va

Talk Title:"Plasma Processing in Semiconductor Manufacturing "

Time: 3:30 - 4:30 PM
Room: Wilsdorf 101

*Extracurricular to the MSE 702 (this seminar is not part of the Materials Science Seminar Series).

March 3

Dr. Kevin Hemker
Johns Hopkins University

Talk Title:"Characterizing the Mechanical Behavior of Materials for MEMS and Nanocrystalline Metals"

| Recent Work

March 17

Dr. Robert Ritchie
University of California, Berkeley

Talk Title:"Fracture in Bone: Role of Aging, Drugs and Disease"

Time: 4:00 - 5:00 PM
Room: Chem Eng 005


March 24

Dr. Petra Reinke
University of Virginia

Subject:"Designing Nanoscale Structures and Building Blocks With Surface Templates"


March 31

Dr. Meier
University of Pittsburgh

Subject:"The Effects of Water Vapor and Hydrogen on the High-Temperture Oxidation of Alloys "


April 7

Dr. Ludvik Martinu
Ecole Polytechnique

Subject:"From Understanding Plasma-Surface Interactions to Advanced Applications Functional Coatings "


April 14

Special Seminar*

Dr. R. A. Lukaszew
The College of William & Mary
Departments of Applied Science and Physics

"Metallic & Magnetic Nanostructured Thin Films"


*Extracurricular to the MSE 702 (this seminar is not part of the Materials Science Seminar Series).

April 21

Dr. Micheal Coey
Trinity College

Subject:"Phantom Ferromagnetism"


April 28

Dr. Huajian Gao
Brown University

Time: 3:30 - 4:30 PM *

Subject:"Nanomechanics of biological systems - bridging single molecule and continuum mechanics descriptions of cell adhesion"

Abstract | Recent Work

*Please note the time change. Refreshments will available at 3:00.

May 12

Dr. Rudolph Buchheit
The Ohio State Univeristy

Subject:" Vanadium (V) Compounds and Corrosion Protection: Exploiting Complex Speciation, Inorganic Polymerization and Ion Exchange to Extend Inhibitor Functionality "


June 25

Special Seminar*

Dr. G. Medeiros-Robeiro
H.P. Laboratories

Subject:"Quantum Dot Composition Profiles: Mechanisms, Thermodynamics and Effects on the Electron Spin "


*Extracurricular to the MSE 702 (this seminar is not part of the Materials Science Seminar Series).


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