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PRISM/PCCM Seminar Series Fall 2016 - the schedule will be posted as soon as it becomes available

Jun 30, 2016  ·  9:00 a.m. 6:00 p.m.  ·  Bowen Hall Auditorium

The Fall 2016 PRISM/PCCM Seminar Series schedule will be posted as soon as it becomes available.
  
All seminars are held on Wednesdays from 12:00 noon-1:00 p.m. in the Bowen Hall Auditorium Room 222. A light lunch is provided at 11:30 a.m. in the Bowen Hall Atrium immediately prior to the seminar.

9/12/2016 - Welcome Class of 2020! Academic Expo for Freshmen

Sep 12, 2016  ·  10:00 a.m. 1:00 p.m.  ·  Frick Chemistry Lab

Welcome Class of 2020! Come visit us on Monday, September 12, 10:00 am -1 pm in the Frick Chemistry Lab to learn about the Materials Science & Engineering Program.

Seminar 9/21/2016 - Florian Müller-Plathe, Technische Universität Darmstadt: Polymer Interfaces and Interphases - The Molecular Perspective

Sep 21, 2016  ·  12:00 p.m. 1:00 p.m.  ·  Bowen Hall Auditorium

Abstract: The interfaces between polymers and solids not only occur in painting, coating and composite materials. Very often, it is the interfaces which dominate the material properties. Unfortunately, most such interfaces are hidden from observation and much of their molecular structure and properties are not known. In particular, the so-called interphase, the region close to the solid, where the polymer phase is not quite bulk-like, is often postulated but much less often characterised. This talk will discuss recent progress on the molecular structure and properties of the polymer interphase obtained by simulations and experiments.

Bio:Florian Müller-Plathe is Professor of Theoretical Physical Chemistry. His research is directed at the development of molecular simulation methods and their application to polymers, soft materials, fluids, and interfaces. His group is presently active in multiscale modelling, non-equilibrium molecular dynamics and surface processes. Florian Müller-Plathe studied Chemistry at LMU Munich (Germany) and did his PhD at the Max-Planck Institute of Astrophysics (Germany). His former positions include Daresbury Laboratory (UK), ETH Zürich (Switzerland) and the Max-Planck Institute for Polymer Research (Germany). He is currently on sabbatical at the Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering.
www.chemie.tu-darmstadt.de/mueller-plathe

All seminars are held on Wednesdays from 12:00 noon-1:00 p.m. in the Bowen Hall Auditorium Room 222. A light lunch is provided at 11:30 a.m. in the Bowen Hall Atrium immediately prior to the seminar.

Seminar 9/28/2016 - Chunlei Guo, University of Rochester

Sep 28, 2016  ·  12:00 p.m. 1:00 p.m.  ·  Bowen Hall Auditorium

Title and abstract to follow.

All seminars are held on Wednesdays from 12:00 noon-1:00 p.m. in the Bowen Hall Auditorium Room 222. A light lunch is provided at 11:30 a.m. in the Bowen Hall Atrium immediately prior to the seminar.

Seminar 10/5/2016 - Zahra Fakhraai, University of Pennsylvania

Oct 5, 2016  ·  12:00 p.m. 1:00 p.m.  ·  Bowen Hall Auditorium

Title and abstract to follow.

All seminars are held on Wednesdays from 12:00 noon-1:00 p.m. in the Bowen Hall Auditorium Room 222. A light lunch is provided at 11:30 a.m. in the Bowen Hall Atrium immediately prior to the seminar.

Seminar 10/12/2016 - Harry Atwater, California Institute of Technology

Oct 12, 2016  ·  12:00 p.m. 1:00 p.m.  ·  Bowen Hall Auditorium

Title and abstract to follow.

All seminars are held on Wednesdays from 12:00 noon-1:00 p.m. in the Bowen Hall Auditorium Room 222. A light lunch is provided at 11:30 a.m. in the Bowen Hall Atrium immediately prior to the seminar.

Seminar 10/19/2016 - Chris Bowman, University of Colorado

Oct 19, 2016  ·  12:00 p.m. 1:00 p.m.  ·  Bowen Hall Auditorium

Title and abstract to follow.

All seminars are held on Wednesdays from 12:00 noon-1:00 p.m. in the Bowen Hall Auditorium Room 222. A light lunch is provided at 11:30 a.m. in the Bowen Hall Atrium immediately prior to the seminar.

Seminar 11/9/2016 - Shelby Nelson, Eastman Kodak: Thin-film Electronics by Spatial ALD

Nov 9, 2016  ·  12:00 p.m. 1:00 p.m.  ·  Bowen Hall Auditorium

Title: Thin-Film Electronics by Spatial ALD - Achieving High Performance with Low Process Complexity

Abstract: Patterning thin-film transistors for 'printed electronics' applications can be challenging both for resolution and for alignment accuracy. This is particularly true for high-performance devices with submicron channel lengths, and for diverse and deformable substrates. Printing organic-based devices requires additional consideration of issues such as printing dynamics and orthogonality of solvents.  In this talk, I will describe alternative approaches to scalable thin-film electronics based on spatial atomic layer deposition (SALD) of metal oxides. Using the relatively high deposition speed of SALD, the conformality of the deposited layers, and the surface-sensitivity of the technique, we have explored both print-compatible high-performance vertical transistors, and patterned-by-printing circuitry. A reliable ZnO mobility above 10 cm2/Vs, on-off ratio above 107, and uniform threshold voltage values across the substrate give these approaches promise for large-area applications.

All seminars are held on Wednesdays from 12:00 noon-1:00 p.m. in the Bowen Hall Auditorium Room 222. A light lunch is provided at 11:30 a.m. in the Bowen Hall Atrium immediately prior to the seminar.

Seminar 12/7/2016 - Paul Fenter, Argonne National Laboratory

Dec 7, 2016  ·  12:00 p.m. 1:00 p.m.  ·  Bowen Hall Auditorium

Title and abstract to follow.

All seminars are held on Wednesdays from 12:00 noon-1:00 p.m. in the Bowen Hall Auditorium Room 222. A light lunch is provided at 11:30 a.m. in the Bowen Hall Atrium immediately prior to the seminar.

Seminar 12/14 - Benny Davidovitch, University of Massachusetts-Amherst

Dec 14, 2016  ·  12:00 p.m. 1:00 p.m.  ·  Bowen Hall Auditorium

Title and abstract to follow.

All seminars are held on Wednesdays from 12:00 noon-1:00 p.m. in the Bowen Hall Auditorium Room 222. A light lunch is provided at 11:30 a.m. in the Bowen Hall Atrium immediately prior to the seminar.