Seminars

All seminars are Thursdays, 4 to 5 p.m., in 202 Hill Hall, unless noted otherwise

2017

FALL

August 24 Department Head Angus Rockett, Professor Emeritus Chester J. Van Tyne, Teaching Professor Gerald Bourne
Welcome Back and State of the Department
August 31 Tim Sweitzer
EHS Safety
September 7 Teaching Professor Jerry Bourne, Research Professor Bob Field, Associate Professor Jeff King
MME Shared Facilities
September 21 Jessica Rimsza, Sandia National Laboratories
Host: Assistant Professor Geoff Brennecka
September 28 Robert Goldstein, Fluxtrol
Host: Research Professor Robert Cryderman
October 12 Pedro Rivera, Lancaster University
Host: Assistant Professor Aaron Stebner
November 9 Ryan DeHoff, Deposition Science and Technology Group Leader, Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Host: Assistant Professor Aaron Stebner

SUMMER

May 17
10am in Hill Hall 300
*Note time and room change
Materials Design: Design and Processign of Innovative Microstructures in Metallic Alloys
Paul Sanders, Michigan Technological University
Host: Amy Clarke
May 26
10am in Hill Hall 300
*Note time and room change

Alloys with resettable structures: A multi-field mapping informed design strategy to increase reusability
C. Cem Tasan, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Host: Amy Clarke
May 30
10am in Hill Hall 300
*Note time and room change
Strain Rate Effects on Transformation-induced Plasticity in Medium Mn Steels
Michael Callahan, CentraleSupelec
Host: Emmanuel De Moor
June 8
4pm in Hill Hall 300
*Note room change 
Additive Manufacturing at Deakin University
Bernard Rolfe, Deakin University
Host: Aaron Stebner
June 13
1pm in Hill Hall 202
*Note time change
The Extreme Universe Space Observatory on a NASA Super Pressure Balloon Mission
Lawrence Wiencke, Colorado School of Mines Physics Department
July 18
11am in Hill Hall 204
*Note time and room change
Martensitic Tansformation and Shape Memory Effect of Ni-free Beta-Titanium Alloys
Shuichi Miyazaki, University of Tsukuba
Host: Aaron Stebner
*This is a joint ME-MME seminar

 






 

 



 



 

 

SPRING

January 19 Removing the veil from the precipitates identity in 250C maraging steel
Malki Pinkas, Nuclear Research Center, Negev
Host: Professor Michael Kaufman
January 26 Data Informatics and Machine Learning Techniques to Optimize Additive ManufacturingPDF versionText only version
Branden Kappes, Research Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Colorado School of Mines
Operations Director, Alliance for the Development of Additive Processing Technologies
Host: Assistant Professor Emmanuel De Moor
February 2 Taking Advantage of Ferroelectric Instabilities for Creating High Stiffness, High Damping MaterialsPDF versionText only version
Charles S. (Stan) Wojnar, Assistant Professor, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Missouri University of Science and Technology
Hosts: Assistant Professor Geoff Brennecka and Assistant Professor Aaron Stebner
February 9 Bridging the gap between process metallurgy and product development of steelPDF versionText only version
Kinnor Chattopadhyay, University of Toronto
Host: Assistant Professor Emmanuel De Moor
February 16 Excited electrons in semiconductors: dielectric screening and non-adiabatic dynamicsPDF versionText only version
Andre Schleife, University of Illinois
Host: Assistant Professor Geoff Brennecka
February 23 Ferroelectric semiconductors for next generation solar cellsPDF versionText only version
Lauren Garten, National Renewable Energy Laboratory

Host: Assistant Professor Geoff Brennecka

March 2                         Student Center Ballrooms A & B
[Note room change]

National Academy of Engineering: Grand Challeges for EngineeringPDF versionText only version
Alton D. Romig, Jr., National Academy of Engineering

Host: Department Head Angus Rockett
March 9 Evaluating Stress Corrosion Cracking of Spent Nuclear Fuel Storage CanistersPDF versionText only version
Charles R. Bryan, Sandia National Laboratories

Host: Assistant Professor Zhenzhen Yu
March 16 Additive Manufacturing of High-Performance CeramicsPDF versionText only version
Johannes Homa, CEO, Lithoz GmbH

Host: Assistant Professor Geoff Brennecka
March 23 Extreme Environments and Dynamic MorphologyPDF versionText only version
Jessica Krogstad, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Host: Professor Ivar Reimanis
April 6 Ceramic Composites for High Temperature Aerospace Structures and Propulsion SystemsPDF versionText only version
David Marshall, University of Colorado - Boulder
Host: Professor Ivar Reimanis
April 13 Research on Novel High Voltage/High Temperature Materials and Structures
Maciej S. Kumosa, John Evans Professor of the University of Denver

Director, National Science Foundation Industry/University Cooperative Research Center for Novel High  Voltage/High Temperature Materials and Structures
Host: Assistant Professor Emmanuel De Moor
April 27 Building Habitats on Moon/Mars using In Situ Resources with No/Lo Earth DependencePDF versionText only version
Abdul-Majeed Azad, NASA Jet Propulsion Lab
Host: Professor Ryan Richards
May 4 Hydrogen Accelerated Fatigue Crack Growth of Pipeline Steels and WeldsPDF versionText only version
Joseph Ronevich, Sandia National Laboratories

Host: Emmanuel De Moor

2016

FALL

August 15
9 a.m.
[Note time change]
Application of 3D X-ray tomographic and fluorescence imaging to better understand the relationship between material forumation and performancePDF versionText only version
Brian Patterson, Los Alamos National Laboratory
August 25 Welcome Back and State of the Department
Professor Ivar Reimanis and Department Head Angus Rockett
September 1 Respect in the Workplace
Chet Van Tyne
Safe operations in shared MME laboratory facilities
Bob Field, Jeff King
September 8 EHS Safety Training
Tim Sweitzer
September 9
3 p.m. 
[note time change]

 

Nanoscale characterisation of corrosion and damage mechanisms in nuclear materialsPDF versionText only version
Chris Grovenor, Oxford University

September 15 Deformation mechanisms of advanced alloys for automotive applicationsPDF versionText only version
Jinkyung Kim, Pohang University of Science and Technology, South Korea
Host: Associate Professor Amy Clarke
September 22 Heterostructural Semiconductor AlloysPDF versionText only version
Andriy Zakutayev, National Renewable Energy Laboratory
Host: Assistant Professor Geoff Brennecka
September 29 Entropy-Stabilized OxidesPDF versionText only version
Jon-Paul Maria, North Carolina State University
Host: Assistant Professor Geoff Brennecka
October 6 Local scale studies of ferroelectric oxides under electric fields and at the nanoscalePDF versionText only version
Tedi-Marie Usher-Ditzian, Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Host: Assistant Professor Geoff Brennecka
October 13 Operando X-ray Diffraction of CH3NH3PbI3 Solar CellsPDF versionText only version
Laura Schelhas, SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory
Host: Associate Professor Brian Gorman
October 20 Strength of Glass
Scott Glaesemann, Corning Inc.
Host: Professor Ivar Reimanis
November 10 Steve Jung, MoSci Corporation
Host: Assistant Professor Geoff Brennecka
November 17 The SoS Rare project, Camborne School of Mines and beneficiation of the Songwe Hill Ore
Camilla Owens, PhD candidate, Camborne School of Mines, University of Exeter
Host: Professor Corby Anderson
December 1 Project Vulcan: Historic, Heavy Hydraulic Forging Presses of the World
Jon Tirpak, ASM International

December 6
Tuesday

Composition Design of Fe Based Nanostructured and Amorphous Alloys for High Performance Corrosion and Wear Resistant CoatingsPDF versionText only version
W.J. Botta, Federal University of São Carlos
Host: Michael Kaufman

SPRING

January 21 Damage Modeling for Designing High Performance Roll Materials
Roberto M. Souza, Surface Phenomena Laboratory, Polytechnic School of the University of Sao Paulo, Brazil
Host: Michael Kaufman, Dean of the College of Applied Science and Engineering and Professor of Metallurgical and Materials Engineering
January 28 STEM-Based Characterization of Defects and Precipitates in MetalsPDF versionText only version
Michael Mills, McDougal Professor of Materials Science Engineering, Ohio State University
Hosts: Aaron Stebner, Michael Kaufman, CANFSA
February 4 Capital Cost Overruns in the Mining Industry — Mistakes, Misjudgements, or ?PDF versionText only version
Al Kuestermeyer, Golder Associates Inc., Lakewood, Colorado
February 18 Piezoelectric Films for Microelectromechanical SystemsPDF versionText only version
Susan Trolier-McKinstry, Penn State University
Host: Assistant Professor Geoff Brennecka
February 25 Steelmaking & Casting Process Metallurgy of Advanced High Strength Steels
Bryan Webler, Assistant Professor, Carnegie Mellon University
Host: Assistant Professor Emmanuel de Moor, Department of Metallurgical and Materials Engineering
March 3 Hot shear-compression deformation and its application in microstructure simulationPDF versionText only version
Ruidong Fu, Associate Professor, Department of Materials Engineering, Yanshan University, China
Host: Assistant Professor Zhenzhen Yu, CWJCR
March 10 Controlling Thermal Conductivity in the Solid-State: New Tricks with FerroelectricsPDF versionText only version
Jon Ihlefeld, Sandia National Labs
Host: Assistant Professor Geoff Brennecka, Colorado Center for Advanced Ceramics
March 17 Next Generation of Membrane Absorbers for Metal Extraction from SolutionsPDF versionText only version
Mamadou Diallo, California Institute of Technology
Host: Patrick Taylor, George S. Ansell Distinguished Professor of Chemical Metallurgy and Director of Kroll Institute for Extractive Metallurgy (KIEM)
March 24 Welding Residual Stresses in Offshore Steel StructuresPDF versionText only version
Michael Joachim Andreassen, Technical University of Denmark
Host: Assistant Professor Zhenzhen Yu, CWJCR
March 31 Understanding Stress Corrosion Cracking in Nuclear Reactor Components through Analytical MicroscopyPDF versionText only version
Matt Olszta, Pacific Northwest National Lab
Host: Professor Michael Kaufman, Dean of the College of Applied Science and Engineering, CANFSA
April 7 Science Base for the Joining Technologies of the FuturePDF versionText only version
Stan DavidPDF versionText only version, Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Host: Assistant Professor Zhenzhen Yu, Department of Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, CWJCR
April 14 The Continuous Casting Mold and Steel CleanlinessPDF versionText only version
Brian G. Thomas, Professor of Mechanical Engineering, Colorado School of Mines, CJ Gauthier Professor Emeritus, University of Illinois
Host: Research Assistant Professor Emmanuel De Moor, Advanced Steel Processing & Products Research Center (ASPPRC)
April 28 Marth Guerrero Mata
Host: John Speer, John Henry Moore Distinguished Professor of Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, Director of ASPPRC
NOTE DATE AND TIME
Wednesday, May 4, 12 p.m.
HILL HALL 202
Structure Property Relations in Anisotropically Porous CeramicsPDF versionText only version
Adam Stevenson, Ceramic Synthesis and Functionalization Laboratory at Saint-Gobain CREE
May 5 Inferring Biological Evolution from Fracture and Wear Patterns in TeethPDF versionText only version
Brian Lawn, National Institute of Standards and Technology
Hosts: Professor Ivar Reimanis, Interim Department Head; Professor Corinne Packard; Colorado Center for Advanced Ceramics

2015

August 27 Welcome Back and State of the Department
Professor Ivar Reimanis, Interim Department Head
September 3 Hazardous Waste Generator Training and Lab Safety (required)
Tim Sweitzer, Associate Director of Environmental Health and Safety
September 10

“Respect and Diversity” address
Chester Van Tyne, Professor and Associate Department Head

Phys Met and EM Lab safety introduction
Teaching Associate Professor Gerald Bourne and Research Professor Robert Field

Hill Hall Safety Committee introduction and review
Associate Professor Jeffrey King, Committee Chair

September 17 Michael Sanders, Research Assistant Professor candidate
Host: Professor Ryan O’Hayre
September 24 Carbide Evolution during Quenching and Partitioning of Steel Studied by Mössbauer Spectroscopy and Complementary Techniques
Dean Pierce, Advanced Steel Processing and Products Research Center
Host: John Speer, John Henry Moore Distinguished Professor of Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, Director of ASPPRC
October 1 Advancements in Modeling, Sensing and Control for High-Resolution Additive Manufacturing | ABSTRACT
Kira Barton, Assistant Professor in Mechanical Engineering, University of Michigan | BIO Host: Professor Ivar Reimanis, Director of the Colorado Center for Advanced Ceramics
October 8 Biopolymer Systems for Tissue Regeneration and Therapeutics | ABSTRACT
Melissa Krebs, Assistant Professor of Chemical and Biological Engineering, Colorado School of Mines
Host: Research Assistant Professor Emmanuel De Moor, Advanced Steel Processing & Products Research Center (ASPPRC)
October 15 Jeffrey Bunn, Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Host: Assistant Professor Zhenzhen Yu, Center for Welding, Joining, and Coatings Research (CWJCR)
October 22 Hydrogen permeation and thermal desorption spectroscopy to understand hydrogen-induced stress cracking (HISC) for high strength steels and their welds
Namhyun Kang, Pusan National University, South Korea
Host: Professor Stephen Liu, Director of the Center for Welding, Joining, and Coatings Research (CWJCR)
October 29 Advances in Acquisition and Analysis of Hyperspectral Images: From Anthrax to Atoms | ABSTRACT
Paul Kotula, Sandia National Laboratories | BIO
Host: Associate Professor Brian Gorman
November 5 Challenges for Magnetic Materials in Vehicle ElectrificationPDF versionText only version
Matt Willard, Case Western Reserve University | BIOPDF versionText only version
Host: Assistant Professor Aaron Stebner
November 12 Zeev Shayer, Research Professor, Department of Physics, Colorado School of Mines
Host: Professor Stephen Liu, ABS Chair in Metallurgical and Materials Engineering
November 19 Rishi Raj, University of Colorado - Boulder
Host: Professor Ivar Reimanis
December 3

Ethical Issues Surrounding Cold FusionPDF versionText only version
Professor P. Craig Taylor, Department of Physics, Colorado School of Mines
Director, Renewable Energy Materials Research Science and Engineering Center
Host: Assistant Professor Geoff Brennecka

EHS Safety Training

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