Seminars

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

October 26, 2017: Electrometallurgical Extraction for Metal Winning
November 2, 2017: Socio-Technical Understandings of Artisanal and Small-Scale Gold Mining in Latin America
November 9, 2017: OPTICAL METROLOGY FOR LASER MANUFACTURING: FROM WELDING TO PHOTOVOLTAICS
November 16, 2017: Microwave Microfluidics and Tunable Materials
November 30, 2017: Hysteresis and Fracture in Soft Materials
December 7, 2017: Time-of-flight Secondary Ion Mass Spectrometry (TOF-SIMS)
January 11, 2018: LATTICE-MISMATCHED III-V MATERIALS FOR MULTIJUNCTION SOLAR CELLS
January 18, 2018: Challenges in Coated Advanced and Ultra-High Strength Steels for Automotive Application

MME SEMINAR: Lawrence Cho, Colorado School of Mines

Host: Emmanuel De Moor, Assistant Professor

 

January 25, 2018: FATIGUE AND FRACTURE BEHAVIOR IN METAL ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING
February 1, 2018: PHASE SIMULATIONS OF MICROSTRUCTURAL EVOLUTION: APPLICATIONS TO FUNCTIONAL MATERIALS

MME SEMINAR: Katsuyo Thornton, University of Michigan

Host: Amy Clarke, Associate Professor

February 8, 2018: CONTROL OF LAO/STO HETERO-INTERFACE BEHAVIOR BY POINT DEFECTS

MME SEMINAR: Alp Sehirlioglu, Case Western

Host: Geoff Brennecka, Assistant Professor

February 15, 2018: HOW TO TAILOR MICROSTRUCTURES AT HIGH TEMPERATURES: THE COMPLEXION ROUTE

MME SEMINAR: Amanda Krause, Lehigh University

Host: Geoff Brennecka, Assistant Professor

February 22, 2018: HYDROGEN-INDUCED DEFORMATION AND FRACTURE: FROM EXPERIMENTS AND MODELING TO PROGNOSIS

MME SEMINAR: Petros Sofronis, University of Illinois

Host: Angus Rockett, Professor and Department Head

March 1, 2018: INCOHERENT INTERFACES: STRAIN, ADSORPTION, AND RECONSTRUCTION
March 8, 2018: ATOMISTIC SIMULATIONS OF DISLOCATIONS AND GRAIN BOUNDARIES IN METALLIC MATERIALS

MME SEMINAR: Douglas Spearot, University of Florida

Host: Amy Clarke, Associate Professor and Garritt Tucker, Assistant Professor (ME)

March 15, 2018: FERRITE GROWTH IN THE MULTICOMPONENT STEELS - SOLUTE DRAG, COUPLED SOLUTE DRAG AND TRANSFORMATION STASIS

MME SEMINAR: Chris Hutchinson, Monash University

Host: Emmanuel De Moor, Assistant Professor

March 22, 2018: BULK SINGLE CRYSTAL GALLIUM NITRIDE GROWTH

MME SEMINAR: Siddha Pimputkar, Lehigh University

Host: Geoff Brennecka, Assistant Professor

March 29, 2018: SOLAR SYSTEM FORENSICS: USING METEORITES AS CLUES TO UNDERSTANDING OUR ORIGINS
APRIL 5, 2018: MODELS BEHAVING BADLY AND POSSIBLE IMPLICATIONS FOR MICROFRACTURE HEALING IN MICROWAVE-INDUCED ROCK WEAKENING
APRIL 12, 2018: TOUGHNESS ENHANCEMENT IN HARD SINGLE-CRYSTAL TRANSITION METAL NITRIDE THIN FILMS

MME SEMINAR: Hanna Kindlund, Lund University

Host: Emmanuel De Moor, Assistant Professor

APRIL 19, 2018: Generation of Frenkel Defects above the Debye Temperature by Proliferation of Phonons near the Brillouin Zone Edge
April 26: Light Construction: Using Lasers to Manufacture Solar Cells
MAY 1: THE APPLICATION OF PHYSICS TO THE CHARACTERIZATION OF MATERIALS AND TO INSTRUMENTATION

MME SEMINAR: Dennis Mueller, University of North Texas

Host: Brian Gorman, Associate Professor

May 3: AT THE INTERSECTION OF MICROBES AND MATERIALS: BIOCORROSION AND BIODETERIORATION IN THE BUILT ENVIRONMENT