Material science series

Department of Materials Science and Engineering announces lecture series

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9:54 a.m., Aug. 7, 2013--The University of Delaware Department of Materials Science and Engineering has announced invited speakers for its fall lecture series.

A myriad of topics will be covered in the series, which will be held Wednesdays at 10:30 a.m. in Room 322 of the new Interdisciplinary Science and Engineering Laboratory (ISE Lab).

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Lectures are scheduled as follows:

  • Aug. 21: Chuanbing Tang, professor of chemistry and biochemistry, University of South Carolina, “Advancing Metallocene Polymers: from Controlled Polymerization to Macromolecular Templates and Medicinal Chemistry."
  • Sept. 18: Nanshu Lu, assistant professor of the aerospace and mechanics engineering, University of Texas, “Bio-Integrated Electronics."
  • Oct. 2: Virgil Perec, P. Roy Vagelos Chair and professor of chemistry, University of Pennsylvania, "A Materials Genome Approach to Complex Systems and Synthetic Methods."
  • Oct. 9: Lan Yang, professor of electrical and systems engineering, Washington University, St. Louis, “On-Chip Whispering-Gallery-Mode Microresonators for Lasing and Single Nanoparticle Sensing."
  • Nov. 6: Gary Wnek, faculty director and professor of macromolecular science and engineering, Case Western University, Cleveland, “Thinking Small About Polymer Fibers: Lessons from Biology and Applications in Medicine."
  • Nov. 13: Jennifer Dionne, assistant professor of materials science and engineering, Stanford University, "Mind the Gap: Quantum Effects and Optical Magnetism in Plasmonic Particle Junctions."

Article by Collette L. O’Neal

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