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Thursday, February 28, 2019 - 2:00pm
Prof. Guoliang (Greg) Liu
MRL Room 2053
First, I will describe the synthesis of a new type of porous carbon fibers from block copolymers. Carbon fibers...
Tuesday, February 19, 2019 - 2:30pm
Semën Gorfman
MRL Room 2053

The applications of ferroelectrics are numerous and go far beyond their ability of their spontaneous polarization to switch between a few equivalent states. Many...

Friday, February 1, 2019 - 3:00pm
Jakoah Brgoch
Elings 1605

High hardness materials are widely employed in the automotive, aerospace, oil and gas, and manufacturing industries for drilling, cutting, and grinding among other...

Wednesday, January 16, 2019 - 3:00pm
Cyrus E. Dreyer
MRL Room 2053

The flexoelectric (FxE) effect, where polarization is induced by a strain gradient, is universal in all insulators. As devices shrink to the micro and nano scale,...

Friday, January 11, 2019 - 11:00am
Dr. Pieter J. in ‘t Veld
MRL Room 2053
BASF is a multi-billion-dollar company active in creating chemical solutions for a wide range of applications,...