EVENTS

Andrea Hodge

Department of Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering
University of Southern California

Grain Boundary Engineering at the Nanoscale

11:00am – 12:00pm
Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Location: Ryan Hall, 4003
2190 Campus Drive
Evanston Campus

Agenda

Efrain Rodriguez

Department of Chemistry and Biochemisty
University of Maryland

Tuning Magnetism and Superconductivity in Layered Metal Chalcogenides through Intercalation Chemistry

4:00pm – 5:00pm
Wednesday, February 8, 2017

Location: Ryan Hall, 4003
2190 Campus Drive
Evanston Campus

Agenda

Admir Masic

Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering,
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

From Biominerals to Ancient Technologies: Exploring New Routes for Durable Building Materials

11:00am – 12:00pm
Wednesday, October 12, 2016

Location: Ryan Hall, 4003
2190 Campus Drive
Evanston Campus

Agenda

Muhammad Mustafa Hussain

Department of Electrical Engineering,
King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST), Saudi Arabia

Live, Free, Democratized Electronics: Bridging Catalyst of Multi-Disciplinary Research

11:00am – 12:00pm
Monday, October 10, 2016

Location: Ryan Hall, 4003
2190 Campus Drive
Evanston Campus

Agenda

Darren J. Lipomi

Department of NanoEngineering,
University of California, San Diego

Molecularly Stretchable Electronics for Energy and Healthcare

11:00am – 12:00pm
Wednesday, May 11, 2016

Location: Ryan Hall, 4003
2190 Campus Drive
Evanston Campus

Agenda

Vivian Wing-Wah Yam

Department of Chemistry,
University of Hong Kong

From Discrete Metal Complexes and Coordination Motifs to Supramolecular Assembly, Nanostructures and Functions

11:00am – 12:00pm
Thursday, April 28, 2016

Location: Technological Institute, Room M164
2145 Sheridan Road
Evanston Campus

Agenda

Yan-Yan Hu

Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry
Florida State University

Solid-state NMR and MRI Investigations of Interface Chemistry in Composite Materials

9:30am – 10:30pm
Monday, April 25, 2016

Location: Ryan Hall, Room 4003
2190 Campus Drive
Evanston Campus

Agenda

Robert Riggleman

Department of Chemical and Bimolecular Engineering
University of Pennsylvania

Thermodynamic and kinetic routes for the design of polymer nanocomposites

11:00am – 12:00pm
Tuesday, April 19, 2016

Location: Ryan Hall, Room 4003
2190 Campus Drive
Evanston Campus

Agenda

Oren Tal

Department of Chemical Physics,
Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel

The Upper Limit of Charge and Spin Transport in Atomic and Molecular Junctions

11:00am – 12:00pm
Monday, April 4, 2016

Location: Cook Hall, Room 2058
2220 Campus Drive
Evanston Campus

Agenda

Marina Leite

Department of Materials Science and Engineering
Institute for Research in Electronics and Applied Physics
University of Maryland, College Park

Imaging the Mesoscale Behavior and Performance of Materials for Renewable Energy

11:00am – 12:00pm
Monday, March 7, 2016

Location: Ryan Hall, Room 4033
2220 Campus Drive
Evanston Campus

Agenda

MRSEC Annual Meeting

8:00am – 4:00pm
Friday, February 28, 2016

Location: Ryan 4003
2200 Campus Drive
Evanston Campus

Yossi Paltiel

Department of Applied Physics, Center for Nano Science and Nano Technology
Hebrew University of Jerusalem

Proximity effects in hybrid superconductor/organic-linker/nanoparticle systems

2:00 – 3:00pm
Friday, October 2, 2015

Location: Technological Institute, Room K140
2145 Sheridan Road
Evanston Campus

Agenda

Pierre Darancet

Theory and Modeling Group, Center for Nanoscale Materials
Argonne National Laboratory

Understanding Non-Equilibrium Charge Transport and Rectification at Nanoscale Interfaces

11:00am – 12:00pm
Thursday, August 27, 2015

Location: Technological Institute, Room M152
2145 Sheridan Road
Evanston Campus

Agenda

Eric Toberer

Department of Physics
Colorado School of Mines

New approaches to thermoelectric materials discovery and design

11:00am – 12:00pm
Tuesday, August 18, 2015

Location: Cook Hall, Room 2058
2200 Campus Drive
Evanston Campus

Agenda

Fumitaro Ishikawa

Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Ehime University, Japan

Epitaxial Compound Semiconductor Nanostructures: Delta-doping and Nanowires of Extensive Material Systems

11:00am – 12:00pm
Friday, June 26, 2015

Location: Silverman Hall, Room 2-510
2170 Campus Drive
Evanston Campus

Agenda

NUANCE Workshop
Oxford AZtec Energy Dispersive Spectroscopy (EDS)

9:00am – 4:00pm
Thursday, June 25, 2015

Location: Ryan Hall, Room 4003 (Lake Room)
2190 Campus Drive
Evanston Campus

Agenda

Arthur Ramirez

Department of Physics
University of California, Santa Cruz
The Frustration Phenomenon

4:00 – 5:00pm
Wednesday, June 3, 2015

Location: Technological Institute LR5
2145 Sheridan Road
Evanston Campus

Agenda

Joshua Goldberger

Department of Chemistry
Ohio State University

4:00 – 5:00pm
Tuesday, June 2, 2015

Location: Technological Institute Room L361
2145 Sheridan Road
Evanston Campus

Agenda

Guillem Aromi

Department of Inorganic Chemistry
University of Barcelona, Spain
Snapshots of a Solid State Transformation: Coexistence of Three Phases Trapped in One Single-Crystal

4:00 – 5:00pm
Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Location: Technological Institute LR5
2145 Sheridan Road
Evanston campus

Agenda

Prashant Jain

Department of Chemistry
University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

Collective Behavior of Electrons and Atoms in Solids

4:00 – 5:00pm
Wednesday, May 13, 2015

Location: Ryan 4003
2200 Campus Drive
Evanston Campus

Agenda

NUANCE Symposium
From Exterrestial Nanoparticles to Deep Planetary Interiors: Advanced Microscopy Applications in the Earth Sciences

1:00 – 4:30pm
Wednesday, March 4, 2015

Location: Norris University Center, Room 203 (Lake Room)
1999 Campus Drive
Evanston Campus

Agenda

MRSEC Annual Meeting

8:00am – 4:00pm
Thursday, January 15, 2015

Location: Ryan 4003
2200 Campus Drive
Evanston Campus

Agenda

Peter Nordlander

Department of Physics and Astronomy
Rice University

Plasmonics: From Quantum Effects to Light Harvesting

4:00-5:00pm
Wednesday, November 12, 2014

Location: Technological Institute LR5
2145 Sheridan Road
Evanston Campus

Agenda

Cherie Kagan

Department of Electrical and Systems Engineering
University of Pennsylvania

Designing Optical Materials from Plasmonic Nanocrystal Building Blocks

4:00-5:00pm
Wednesday, November 5, 2014

Location: Technological Institute LR5
2145 Sheridan Road
Evanston Campus

Agenda

Andrea Tao

Department of NanoEngineering
University of California, San Diego

Colloidal Nanocrystals: Designing Plasmonic Materials From the Bottom-Up

4:00-5:00pm
Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Location: Technological Institute LR5
2145 Sheridan Road
Evanston Campus

Agenda

IRG2 Workshop: New Opportunities in Oxides and Chalcogenides

8:30am – 5:00pm
Monday, October 6, 2014

Location: Ryan 4003
2200 Campus Drive
Evanston Campus

Agenda

Sigma-Aldrich Lecture

Paul McEuen

Nanotube guitars and graphene machines: pushing the boundaries with carbon nano materials

Department of Physics
Cornell University

4:00 – 5:00pm
Wednesday, October 1, 2014

Location: Technological Institute LR5
2145 Sheridan Road
Evanston Campus

Agenda

Ceradrop Seminar

Tim Luong

Advanced Materials Deposition Inkjet Systems with Integrated Pre- and Post-Processing for Printing Electronics

3:00 – 4:00pm
Monday, September 29, 2014

Location: Cook Hall 2058
2200 Campus Drive
Evanston, IL 60208

Agenda

NUANCE Workshop

Stylus & Optical Metrology Workshop: Theory & Applications of contact and non-contact profilers

9:00am – 5:00pm
Wednesday, September 24, 2014

Location: Norris University Center
Northwestern Room (202B)
1999 Campus Drive
Evanston, IL 60208

Agenda

Materials Horizons Symposium

11:00am – 5:20pm
Monday, July 28, 2014

Location: Pancoe Auditorium
2220 Campus Drive
Evanston Campus

Agenda

Yizhong Huang

School of Materials Science and Engineering
Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

Perfectly Ordered Si-based Hybrid Nanostructured Arrays

4:00-5:00pm
Wednesday, June 11, 2014

Location: Pancoe Auditorium
2220 Campus Drive
Evanston Campus

Agenda

NUANCE Workshop

X-Ray Photoelectron Spectroscopy (XPS) Workshop

Tuesday, March 18, 2014

Norris University Center, 202A – Northwestern Room
1999 Campus Drive
Evanston, IL 60208

Agenda

Ernesto Joselevich

Weizmannn Institute of Science, Israel

Guided Nanowires: New Building Blocks for Self-Integrated Nanosystems”

4:00 – 5:00pm
Monday, March 10, 2014

Location: Cook Hall 2058
2200 Campus Drive
Evanston, IL 60208

Agenda

Anna Fontcuberta i Morral

Institut des Materiaux
École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Switzerland

GaAs nanowire heterostructures: single photon emission and energy harvesting

2:00 – 3:00pm
Monday, February 17, 2014

Location: Cook Hall 2058
2200 Campus Drive
Evanston, IL 60208

Agenda

Seokwoo Jeon

Department of Materials Science and Engineering, KAIST
Graphene Research Center, KINC, KAIST

Synthesis Routes of Graphene to Preserve Its
Material Properties

3:00 – 4:00pm
Friday, February 14, 2014

Location: Technological Institute, F160
2145 Sheridan Road
Evanston, IL 60208

Agenda

Marcus Jones

Department of Chemistry
University of North Carolina, Charlotte

How bright is your quantum dots? Inducing multi-exiton emission with nanostructured gold

4:00 – 5:00pm
Monday, February 10, 2014

Location: Pancoe Auditorium
2220 Campus Drive
Evanston Campus

Agenda

Jae-Ho Kim

Department of Molecular Science and Technology
Department of Applied Chemistry and Bioengineering
Ajou University, South Korea

Nano-Structured Cell Culture Substrates for Proliferation and Differentiation

4:00pm – 5:00pm
Wednesday, February 5, 2014

Location: Cook 2058 (MSE Conference Room)
2220 Campus Drive
Evanston, IL 60208

Agenda

Tomographer Anonymous Poster Session

5:00pm – 7:00pm
Monday, December 16, 2013

Location: Jerome B. Cohen Commons Faculty Dining Room
Technological Institute
2145 Sheridan Road
Evanston, IL 60208

Agenda

MRSEC Annual Meeting

8:30am – 4:00pm
Tuesday, December 10, 2013

Location: Jerome B. Cohen Commons Faculty Dining Room
Technological Institute
2145 Sheridan Road
Evanston, IL 60208

Agenda

Chang-Hua Liu

Department of Applied Physics
Hebrew University of Jerusalem

Characterization of Nanoscale Junctions in Carbon Nanotubes
and Graphene for Novel Applications

11:00am
Friday, November 22, 2013

Silverman Hall 2-510
2170 Campus Drive
Evanston Campus

UTSA-PREM Symposium

8:30am – 3:30pm
Friday, November 15, 2013

Location: Cook Hall 2058
2220 Campus Drive
Evanston, IL 60208

Agenda

Yossi Paltiel

Department of Applied Physics
Hebrew University of Jerusalem

Linking room temperature quantum devices
to electronic circuitry using organic molecules

3:00pm
Friday, October 11, 2013

Technological Institue K140
2145 Sheridan Road
Evanston Campus

Abstract

Yue Wu

Department of Chemical Engineering
Purdue University

Nanostructured Thermoelectric Materials
for Waste Heat Recovery

2:00pm
Monday, July 22, 2013

Cook Hall 2058
2200 Campus Drive
Evanston Campus

Abstract

Takhee Lee

Department of Physics and Astronomy
Seoul National University
Korea

Molecular- and Polymer-based
Electronic Devices

2:00pm
Monday, June 24, 2013

Cook Hall 2058
2200 Campus Drive
Evanston Campus

Abstract

Tomographers Anoynymous Workshop

Peter Kenesei

Advanced Photon Source
Argonne National Laboratory

High-Energy X-Ray Tomography and Diffraction Measurements at the APS 1-ID

12:00pm
Monday, June 17, 2013

Cook Hall 2058
2200 Campus Drive
Evanston Campus

Abstract

Sharon Weiss

Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Vanderbilt University

Nanoscale Porous Materials for Application in Chemical
and Biomolecular Detection

3:00pm
Monday, April 15, 2013

Technological Institute
K140
2145 Sheridan Road
Evanston Campus

Abstract

Roie Yerushalmi

Institute of Chemistry and the Center for Nanoscience and Nanotechnology
The Hebrew University of Jerusalem

“Post-Growth Surface Doping of Silicon Nanostructures”

4:00pm
Thursday, April 4, 2013

Cook Hall 2058
2200 Campus Drive
Evanston Campus

Abstract

James Rondinelli

Drexel University

“Rational Materials Discovery: Bottom-up Design of Emergent Ferroelectricity”

2:00pm
Friday, March 29, 2013

Cook Hall 2058
2200 Campus Drive
Evanston Campus

Abstract

NUCAPT’s Atom Probe Tomography Workshop

March 15, 2013

Silverman Hall
Conference Room 4-510
2170 Campus Drive
Evanston Campus

Agenda

NUANCE Workshop

“Electron Tomography Training Workshop:
Hitachi HT7700 TEM and HD-2300 STEM Instruments”

March 12-13, 2013

Evanston Campus

Agenda

John Perkins

Renewable Energy Laboratory

“Amorphous Transparent Conducting Oxides for Photovoltaics”

3:00pm
Wednesday, January 30, 2013

Cook Hall 2058
2200 Campus Drive
Evanston Campus

Abstract

MRSEC Special Seminar

Yeng-Long Chen

Instiute of Physics
Academia Sinica, Taiwan

“Migration and fractionation of soft deformable particles in microchannels”

3:00pm
Tuesday, January 29, 2013

Cook Hall 2058
2200 Campus Drive
Evanston Campus

Abstract

Kenneth Crozier

School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
Harvard University

“Nano-Optics of Plasmonic Optical Tweezers, SERS Substrates, and Multi-Colored Silicon Nanowires”

2:30pm
Tuesday, November 27, 2012
2:15pm coffee before seminar

Ryan 4003
2200 Campus Drive
Evanston Campus

Abstract

NU/AIC Seminar Series in Conservation Science:
“Soft materials and hard plastics in art: characterization, degradation and conservation”

9:00am – 5:00pm
Thursday, November 15, 2012

Cook 2058
2200 Campus Drive
Evanston Campus

Program

Stefan Maier

Centre for Plasmonics & Metamaterials
Imperial College, London, UK

“Nanoplasmonics and Metamaterials: Bringing Photonics to the Nanoscale”

11:00am
Tuesday, July 3, 2012
10:30am reception before seminar

Ryan 4003
2200 Campus Drive
Evanston Campus

Abstract

MRSEC 2012 Distinguished Lecture

Miguel Yacaman
University of Texas, San Antonio

“High Resolution Studies of Bimetallic Nanoparticles”

11:00am
Thursday, May 31, 2012
10:30am reception before seminar

Pancoe Auditorium
2200 Campus Drive
Evanston Campus

Abstract

Nanoelectronics Research Initiative (NRI) Liaison Visit

May 30, 2012

Silverman Hall
Conference Room 3-510
2170 Campus Drive
Evanston Campus

Agenda

MRSEC-PREM Seminar
Marcelo Marucho

Department of Physics
University of Texas, San Antonio

“Optimized Approach to Studying Strongly Interacting Charged Systems”

4:00pm
Thursday, March 22, 2012

Cook Hall 2058
2200 Campus Drive
Evanston Campus

Details

Christine Aikens

Department of Chemistry
Kansas State University

“Unraveling Nanoparticle Properties Using Density-Functional Theory”

2:30pm
Friday, February 24, 2012

Ryan Hall 4003
2200 Campus Drive
Evanston Campus

Details

MRSEC Grantsmanship Workshop

9:00am – 5:00pm
February 20 – 21, 2012

Cook Hall 2058
2200 Campus Drive
Evanston Campus

Alberto Salleo

Department of Materials Science and Engineering
Stanford University

“Neither crystalline nor amorphous: how a quantitative assessment of
microstructure helps us design better organic semiconductors”

2:30pm
Wednesday, February 8, 2012

Cook Hall 2058
2200 Campus Drive
Evanston Campus

Abstract

MRSEC Art of Science Lecture Series

Scientific Figures in Adobe Photoshop

12:30 – 2pm
Friday, February 3, 2012

Pancoe Auditorium
2200 Campus Drive
Evanston Campus

Northwestern University Center for Atomic-Probe Tomography Workshop

NUCAPT: Introducing the New Laser Hardware

9:30am
Wednesday, January 25, 2012

Bodeen Studio (Tech C115)
2175 Sheridan Road
Evanston Campus

Abstract

Optical Microscopy and Metallography Facility Workshop

Sample Preparation for Electron Microscopy using Ion Milling

10:00am
Friday, January 20, 2012

Cook Hall 2058
2220 Campus Drive
Evanston Campus

Abstract

David Paine

Division of Engineering
Brown University

“Amorphous Oxide Semiconductors for TFT (And More) Applications”

2:30pm
Thursday, January 19, 2012

Cook Hall 2058
2200 Campus Drive
Evanston Campus

Abstract

MRSEC 2011 Distinguished Lecture
co-sponsored by IBNAM

Jacques Prost
École Supérieure de Physique et de Chimie Industrielles de la Ville de Paris (ESPCI)

“Constructing Tools for Describing Cell and Tissue Dynamics”

2:30pm, Tuesday
December 6, 2011
reception to follow seminar

Pancoe Auditorium
2200 Campus Drive
Evanston Campus

Abstract

MRSEC Art of Science Lecture Series

Rapid Production of 3D Figures in PowerPoint

November 30, 2011

Tech LR4
2145 Sheridan Road
Evanston Campus

Abstract

MRSEC Facilities Workshop

November 1-2, 2011

Norris Center
1999 Campus Drive
Evanston Campus

NU/AIC Seminar Series in Conservation Science:
“Synchrotron Research in Cultural Heritage Science”

October 11-12, 2011

Ford ITW Classroom (Room 1.350)
Ford Motor Company Engineering Design Center
2133 Sheridan Road
Evanston Campus

Hongxia Guo

Institute of Chemistry
Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China

“Molecular Dynamics Simulation of the Transport of Water Molecules through Nano-channels”

4:00pm
Wednesday, October 5, 2011

Cook Hall 2058
2200 Campus Drive
Evanston Campus

Abstract

Nanoelectronics Research Initiative (NRI) Liaison Visit

September 2, 2011

Silverman Hall
Conference Room 3-510
2170 Campus Drive
Evanston Campus

Agenda