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Upcoming Workshops and Programs

Tuesday, January 28, 2020 (All day)
UCSB Materials Research Laboratory, Room 2053
Wednesday, January 29, 2020 - 9:00am to Thursday, January 30, 2020 - 7:00pm
UCSB Corwin Pavilion

Seminars

Friday, November 15, 2019 - 11:00am
Professor Noa Marom
ESB 1001

Quantum mechanical simulations are combined with genetic algorithm optimization and machine learning to predict the structure of molecular crystals and to discover...

Friday, November 8, 2019 - 11:00am
Professor Greg Grason
ESB 1001

Supramolecular soft crystals are periodic structures formed by the hierarchical assembly of complex constituents and occur in a broad variety soft matter systems, from...

Friday, November 1, 2019 - 11:00am
Professor Linda Hirst
ESB 1001

Active nematics are out-of-equilibrium fluids composed of rod-like subunits, which can generate large-scale, self-driven flows. We examine a microtubule-kinesin-based...

Thursday, October 31, 2019 - 2:00pm
Dr. Haegyum Kim
MRL Room 2053

Lithium-ion batteries have succeeded in powering small portable electric devices due to their high energy density. However, it is still debatable whether mineral...

Friday, October 25, 2019 - 11:00am
Professor Vikram Deshpande
ESB 1001

One of the recurring anomalies in the hydrogen induced fracture of high strength steels is the apparent disconnect between the toughness and tensile strength. For...