September 8, 2017

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

1571 G.G. Brown

Development of Micro-Architected Materials for Space Propulsion and Pulsed Power Applications

Nasr M. Ghoniem, University of California at Los Angeles, Mechanical & Aerospace Department, Department of Materials Science & Engineering

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Recent Events


July 17, 2017

8:00 AM - 3:00 PM

H.H. Dow Building

ASM International Teacher Materials Camp

2017 Edition

ASM Teachers Camps are idea-generating workshops that show educators new ways to make teaching math and core science principles more exciting and accessible to students. Participation in Teachers Camps will more »

May 5, 2017

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

GM Room, Lurie Engineering Center

Melt Dynamics in Complex Polymer Systems: Star-shaped Polymers and Polymer Nanocomposite Films

Kyle Johnson

, Thesis Defense

The study of dynamic relaxations in polymer chains has been one of the cornerstones of polymer physics research for over half a century. Increased understanding of polymer chain relaxations has more »

May 4, 2017

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

1690 Beyster Building

The Role of Deformation and Microchemistry in the Corrosion Processes of Type 304 Stainless Steel in Simulated Pressurized Water Reactor Environments

Kevin Fisher

, Thesis Defense

Degradation of structural components in nuclear environments is a limiting factor in the lifetime of nuclear power plants. Despite decades of research on the topic, there are still aspects of more »

April 14, 2017

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

MSE Distinguished Alumni Lecture: Atoms at Surfaces and Interfaces: Do We Really Have Control?

Dawn Bonnell

, Materials Science and Engineering, University of Pennsylvania more »

April 7, 2017

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

1670 Beyster Building

Getting Around the Current-Voltage Trade Off in Organic Solar Cells

Mark Thompson

, Department of Chemistry, University of Southern California

I will discuss a two approaches to get around the current-voltage trade-off typically observed for organic photovoltaic devices. The first approach is to use singlet fission to double the number more »

March 31, 2017

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

1670 Beyster Building

Interface Engineering for High Performance Metal-Insulator-Semiconductor

Paul McIntyre

, Materials Science and Engineering, Stanford University

Photoelectrolysis is of interest for direct solar-driven production of chemicals and fuels. A persistent challenge in this field is the difficulty of simultaneously achieving high photovoltaic efficiency and chemical stability more »