Past Lectures

Spring Semester 2021

Friday, February 26, 2021 / 3:00-4:30pm EST
Dr. Seong H. Kim
Professor of Chemical Engineering and Professor of Materials Science and Engineering, The Pennsylvania State University, USA
Presentation: Tribology of Advanced Carbon Materials
Abstract/Bio / Presentation (PDF)

Friday, March 26, 2021 / 3:00-4:30pm EDT
Dr. Alexander V. Neimark
Distinguished Professor of Chemical and Biochemical Engineering, Rutgers University, USA
Presentation: "Recent Advances in Characterization of Structural and Adsorption Properties of Nanoporous Carbons"
Abstract/Bio / Presentation (PDF)

Fall Semester 2020

Friday, October 30, 2020 / 3:00-4:30pm EST
Dr. Enrique Gomez
Professor, Chemical Engineering and Materials Science and Engineering Departments, The Pennsylvania State University, USA
Presentation: “Cold Sintering Enables Recyclable Composites”
Abstract/Bio / Presentation (PDF)

Friday, November 13 / 3:00-4:30pm EST
Dr. Deborah Chung
Professor, Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, University at Buffalo, The State University of New York, USA
Presentation: “Carbon dielectrics - a new chapter in the electrical behavior of carbons - with relevance to energy, conduction, sensing and EMI shielding”
Dedicated to the memory of Professor M.S. Dresselhaus.
Abstract/Bio / Presentation (PDF)

Fri, December 11 / 3:00-4:30pm EST
Mr. John Linck
Associate Director, Carbon R&D | Landing Systems | Mechanical Systems, Collins Aerospace, Pueblo, Colorado, USA
Presentation: “Carbon-Carbon Composites and Aircraft Brake Applications”
Made in conjuction with the American Carbon Society's 2020 Graffin Lecture.