MSE Colloquium Archive – Fall 2009

December 4, 2009, Clemens Heske, University of Nevada at Las Vegas

Using Soft x-rays to Look Into Interfaces of Energy Conversion Devices Flyer Abstract: The electronic and chemical structure of interfaces is of central importance for understanding and... More

November 20, 2009, William Klein, Boston Unviersity

Non-Classical Nucleation and Spinodals Flyer Abstract: Nucleation is an important process in many fields of study including nano science, biology, earth science and polymers. In ... More

November 13, 2009, Thomas P. Russel, University of Massachusetts Amherst

Macroscopic Arrays of Block Copolymers with Areal Densities of 10 Terabit/inch2 and beyond Flyer Abstract: By combining confinement effects with the highly directional field inherent in solvent... More

November 6, 2009, Ramesh Jasti, Boston University

Bridging Organic Synthesis and Nanoscience Flyer Abstract: Carbon-based nanomaterials such as carbon nanotubes, graphene, and diamondoids have emerged as some of the most promising materials for the technologies... More

October 30, 2009, Fernando A. Ponce, Arizona State Unviersity

Materials Challenges for Green InGaN Injection Lasers Flyer Abstract: The last two decades have seen significant advances in the development of visible light emitting devices and diode... More

October 23, 2009, Yet-Ming Chiang, MIT

Amplifying the Societal Impact of Engineering Research: A Case Study in Clean Technology Biography: Yet-Ming Chiang is Kyocera Professor in the Department of Materials Science... More

October 16, 2009, Xinqiao Jia, University of Delaware

Molecular Design of Functional Biomaterials for Regenerative Medicine Flyer Abstract: We are interested in developing functional biomaterials that closely mimic the molecular composition, hierarchical organization and biological functions... More