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Agenda

materials day 2015

 

Day 1

3rd Floor Commons Millennium Science Complex (MSC)

8:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Registration

N-205 Millennium Science Complex (MSC)

9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Open House (industry only) - This is an interactive overview of the 3 user facilities available at MRI; the Materials Characterization Laboratory, the Nanofabrication Laboratory, and the Materials Computation Center.  This event will include a building tour, examples of past projects, instructions on how to get access the facilities, and potential opportunities for matching research funds.

TOOLS & TUTORIALS

1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. Imaging of Soft Materials
Siyang Zheng & Jordan Lerach - Room TBA
Chemical Distribution at Nano-Interfaces
Seong Kim & Jennifer Gray - Room TBA
Battery/Supercap Electrical Characterization
Chao-Yang Wang & Ramakrishnan Rajagopalan - Room TBA
2:45 p.m. - 4:15 p.m. Modeling of the Liquid/Solid Interface
Kristen Fichthorn & Jorge Sofo - Room TBA
Local Electrical/Mechanical Measurements
Tim Tighe & Richard Meyer - Room TBA
Thin Film Processing
Bruce Rayner, Kurt J. Lesker Company, & Roman Engel-Herbert - Room TBA

Business Building

4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Registration
5:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. Meet the Graduate Students Tabletop Reception
6:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. Revolutionizing Design
William Regli,
PhD.,
Deputy Director, Defense Sciences Office, DARPA
Day 2

Hetzel Union Building (HUB)

7:30 a.m. Registration - outside Alumni Hall (HUB)

Technical Presentations - Auditorium (HUB)

8:45 a.m. - 9:15 a.m. MRI Director's view of materials advances over the next 10 years
Clive Randall
, director, Materials Research Institute
9:15 a.m. - 9:45 a.m. How computational modeling will change the way that we study materials in the future
Adri van Duin
, Penn State
9:45 a.m. - 10:05 a.m. Designing multifunctionality into complex oxides
Venkat Gopalan
, Penn State
10:05 a.m. - 10:20 a.m. Break
10:20 a.m. - 10:40 a.m. Advances enabled by CVD/ALD fabrication of 2D materials
Joan Redwing
, assoc. director, Materials Research Institute
10:40 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. Applications of nano-motors in 10 years
Ayusman Sen
, Penn State
11:00 a.m. - 11:20 a.m. High Temperature Dielectric Polymers
Qing Wang
, Penn State
11:20 a.m. - 11:40 a.m. Additive manufacturing of structural materials
Allison Beese,
Penn State
11:40 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. The future of polymers processing
Gregory Dillon,
assoc. director technology transfer, Penn State Behrend

Poster Session - Auditorium (HUB)

12:00 p.m. - 1:30pm Lunch
12:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. Interactive Poster Session