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Upcoming Materials Science Seminars

Fall 2014

Summer 2014

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Fall 2013

Summer 2013

Spring 2013
FALL 2012
SPRING 2012

"Physical Electronics Conference (PEC) 2012"
The Eric Jonsson School of Engineering and Computer Science. This topical conference provides an annual forum for the dissemination and discussion of new research results in the physics and chemistry of surfaces and interfaces.
UT Dallas campus
Sunday, Jun3, Wednesday Jun 6, 2012

"Green Magnetic Energy: Exchange Coupled Nanomagnets"
Dr. Yang-Ki Hong, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering and Materials Science Ph.D. Program The University of Alabama,Tuscaloosa
Argonne National Laboratory
Thursday, May.31, 2012 10:45 a.m., NSERL 3.204

"Energy Dissipation and Conversion: Examples from Graphene to Phase-Change Materials"
Dr. Eric Pop, Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
Tuesday, May.29, 2012 10:45 a.m., NSERL 3.204

"Science and Technology of Multifunctional Oxide and Ultrananocrystalline Diamond (UNCD) Films and Applications to a New Generation of Biomedical Devices/Systems"
Orlando Auciello, (Argonne Distinguished Fellow) (AAAS and MRS Fellow) Materials Science Division,
Argonne National Laboratory
Fri., April. 6, 2012 10:45 a.m., NSERL 3.204

"Microporous Metal Organic Frameworks: Porosity, Functionality, and Potential Applications"
Jing Li, Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology, Rutgers
Thurs., April. 5, 2012 10:45 a.m., NSERL 3.204

"Performance and Reliability Investigation of Double-gate FinFETs"
Dr. Chadwin Young, SEMATECH
Mon., April. 2, 2012 10:45 a.m., NSERL 3.204

"An Atomic View of ALD of Dielectrics and Wafer Cleaning of III-V Semiconductors Using STM"
Dr. Andrew Kummel, Univ. of California, San Diego
Thurs., March 29, 2012, 10:45 a.m., NSERL 3.204

"Electrical and Physical Characterization of Materials for the Scaling of Metal-lnsulator-Semiconductor devices" Douglass Buchanan, University of Manitoba, Canada
Thurs., March 22, 2012, 10:45 a.m., NSERL 3.204

"Origin of the conductive filament in RRAM and resistive switching processes"
Gennadi Bersuker, SEMATECH
Thurs., March 8, 2012, 10:45 a.m., NSERL 3.204

"Materials and Device Aspects of III-V 3D Transistors"
Peide (Peter) Ye, School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Purdue University
Thurs., Feb. 23, 2012, 10:45 a.m., NSERL 3.204

"Transfer printed crystalline Semiconductor Nanomembranes for flexible
optoelectronics, electronics, and Si photonics"

Weidong Zhou Department of Electrical Engineering, University of Texas at Arlington
Thurs., Feb. 16, 2012 10:45 a.m., NSERL 3.204

"Toward a Quantitative Continuum Model for Irradiation-Induced Morphology Evolution"
Scott A. Norris, Southern Methodist University, Dallas
Thurs., Feb. 2, 2012 10:45 a.m., NSERL 3.204

"Carbon Materials for Nanoelectronics and Energy Applications"
"Material Challenges in MEMS-based Mass Data Storage Chip"

Dr. Bin Shan and Dr. Rong Chen Huazhong, University of Science and Technology
Thurs., Jan. 19, 2012 10:30 a.m., NSERL 3.204

FALL 2011

"Science and Technology of Multifunctional Oxide and Ultrananocrystalline
Diamond Films and Applications to a New Generation of Multifunctional Devices and Systems"

Orlando Auciello, Argonne National Laboratory
Thursday, Nov. 17, 2011 10:45 a.m., NSERL 3.204  

"Atomic-Scale Microscopy Reveals the Mechanism of Anisotropic Silicon Etching"
Melissa A. Hines, Dept. of Chemistry, Cornell University, Ithaca NY
Thursday, Nov. 10, 2011, 10:45 a.m., NSERL 3.204

"Surface functionalization of silicon-rich substrates: New venues for old materials!"
Han Zuilhof, Professor at Wageningen University, the Netherlands
Friday, Oct. 28, 2011 9:45 a.m., NSERL 3.204

"Nanostructured Electrodes for High Performance Supercapacitors"
H.N. Alshareef, Materials Science & Engineering,
King Abdullah University of Science & Technology, Thuwal, Saudi Arabia
Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2011, 10:45 a.m., NSERL 3.204

"Mobility Spectrum Techniques for Determination of Multi-Carrier Transport Parameters in Advanced Semiconductor Nanostructures "
Professor Lorenzo (Laurie) Faraone
IEEE-EDS Distinguished Lecturer, Microelectronics Research Group, The University of Western Australia
Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2011 4 p.m., NSERL 3.204

"The DHS/DNDO Academic Research Initiative (ARI) :
Challenges and Opportunities in Research Supporting the Global Nuclear Detection Architecture"

Dr. Mark Wrobel Director, Domestic Nuclear Detection Office, DHS/DNDO
Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2011 9 a.m., NSERL 3.204

"Open Quantum Dots: Quantum-Classical Connection"
David K. Ferry, School of Electrical, Computer & Energy Engineering; The Department of Physics,
Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ
Friday, Sept. 23, 2011, 10:45 a.m., NSERL 3.204

"Miniaturized Directional Microphones and Microspeakers for Hearing Aids Applications"
Junseok Chae, Associate Professor, University of Michigan
Thursday, Sept. 8, 2011, 10:45 a.m., NSERL 3.204

"Recent Advances in First-Principles Materials Modeling:
van der Waals Forces and NMR Chemical Shifts in Density Functional Theory"

Timo Thonhauser, Wake Forest University
Thursday, Aug. 25, 2011, 10:45 a.m., NSERL 3.204

SPRING 2011

“Tuning Surface Properties by Chemical Functionalization”
Andrew Teplyakov, University of Delaware
Thursday, April 21, 2011, 10:45 a.m., NSERL 3.204

"Bionanoscience for Innovative Global Healthcare Research & Technology (BIGHEART)"
Luke P. Lee, Department of Bioengineering, University of California, Berkeley
Jointly sponsored by The Departments of Bioengineering and Materials Science
Monday, April 4, 2011, 2 p.m., NSERL 3.204

“Seeing the Very Small: Imaging and Solid-State Device Engineering at the Nanoscale”
Edward T. Yu, UT Austin
Thursday, April 7, 2011, 10:45 a.m., NSERL 3.204

“Oxides Beyond SiO2”
Darrell Schlom, Cornell University
Friday, Mar. 25, 2011

“Promising Opportunities in High-Efficiency III-V Photovoltaics”
Alexandre Freundlich, University of Houston
Thursday, Mar. 17, 2011, 10:45 a.m., NSERL 3.204

"Towards Molecular Electronics:
Solution-Based Methods for Selective Deposition of Metals and Semiconductors"

Amy Walker, UT Dallas Thursday, Mar. 10, 2011

“A Comprehensive Electro-physical Model for InxGa1-xAs MOSFETs with High-k Gate Dielectrics”
Eric Vogel, UT Dallas
Thursday, Mar. 3, 2011

"Multiscale Modeling Study of Graphene Oxides"
K. J. Cho, UT Dallas
Thursday, Feb. 17, 2011

FALL 2010

“The Nature of the Interface Between GaAs and Oxides”
John Robertson, University of Cambridge
Thursday, Dec. 9, 2010, 3 p.m., NSERL 3.204

“New Strategies in the Chemical Analysis of Bacterial Biofilms, Photovoltaics and
Other Chemically Complex Nanostructures”

Luke Hanley, The University of Illinois at Chicago
Tuesday, Nov. 23, 2010, 2 p.m., NSERL 3.204

“Energy and Power ICs for Emerging Applications”
Hoi Lee, UT Dallas
Thursday, Nov. 11, 2010 2:30 p.m., ECSN 2.120

“Electronic Structure Studies of Surface Chemistry Using Embedded Cluster Models”
Krishnan Raghavachari, Indiana University
Thursday, Nov. 4, 2010, 11 a.m., NSERL 3.204

“Air Force Office of Scientific Research Overview”
Misoon Mah, Air Force Office of Scientific Research
Thursday, Oct. 28, 2010, 11 a.m., NSERL 3.204

"Heterogeneous Catalysis for Energy Efficiency: The Roles of Dynamic Defects"
Cynthia Friend, Harvard University
Thursday, Oct. 21, 2010 4 p.m., TI Auditorium (ECSS 2.102)

“Non-Aqueous Sol-Gel Routes to Metal Oxide Nanostructures”
Nicola Pinna, University of Aveiro
Friday, Oct. 15, 2010, 3 p.m. NSERL 3.204

Some Applications of Molecular Simulation in Materials Science
Lev D. Gelb, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, University of Texas at Dallas
Thursday, October 7, 2010 11:00 a.m., NSERL 3.204

“Secondary Ion Mass Spectrometry With Massive Projectiles”
Emile A. Schweikert, Texas A&M University
Thursday, Sept. 30, 2010, 11 a.m., NSERL 3.204

“Charge Injection and Transport in Organic Semiconductors”
Yulong Shen, DuPont Displays
Fri., Sept. 24, 2010, 2 p.m. NSERL 3.204

SUMMER 2010

“Atomic-scale Growth on Si(001)”
J.H.G. Owen, University of Geneva
Monday, June 14, 2010, 12 noon, NSERL 2.744

SPRING 2010

“Printing Methods, Stability and Efficiency Improvements in Organic Electronic Devices”
Amare Benor, Bowling Green State University
Mon., May 24, 2010, 3 p.m. NSERL 3.204

“Cluster Bombardment of Solids: Atomistic, Mesoscopic and Analytic Views”
Barbara J. Garrison, Penn State
Thursday, May 6, 2010, 1 p.m., NSERL 3.204

“VTT: The Finnish Approach to Materials Science”
Mika Vähä-Nissi, VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland
Thursday, April 22, 2010, 1 p.m., NSERL 3.204

“Sub-Angstrom-Resolution Analysis With Electron Beam: Challenges and Prospects”
Se Ahn Song, Samsung Advanced Institute of Technology
Fri., April 9, 2010, 10 a.m. NSERL 3.204

“New Computational Paradigms for Large-Scale Atomistic Simulations in Nanoelectronics”
Eric Polizzi, University of Massachusetts Amherst
Monday, March 8, 2010 12:15 p.m., NSERL 3.204

“Manipulating Light Propagation in Bragg-Spaced Quantum Well Structures”
Wesley Johnston, University of Iowa
Mon., March 8, 2010, 11a.m. NSERL 3.204

“Metal-ion Supported (Photo)electrochemical Surface Conditioning of Silicon for Photoelectrocatalytic Hydrogen Production”
Michael Lublow, Helmholtz Zentrum Berlin
Thurs., March 4, 2010, 1p.m., NSERL 3.204

“Are GaN HEMTs the Next Generation GaAs Devices?”
Paul Saunier, Senior Fellow, TriQuint Semiconductor
Thursday, Feb. 18, 2010, 1 p.m., NSERL 3.204

“Energy Security: From Deal Killers to Game Changers”
Raymond L. Orbach, UT Austin
Thursday, Jan. 28, 2010 10:30 a.m., NSERL 3.204

“Direct Atomic-Scale Imaging and Spectroscopy of the Interior and Exterior of III-V Nanowires”
Anders Mikkelsen, Lund University, Sweden
Friday, Jan. 15, 2010, 10 a.m., NSERL 4.738