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Upcoming Workshops and Programs

Tuesday, January 29, 2019 (All day)
UCSB Materials Research Laboratory, Room 2053
Wednesday, January 30, 2019 - 9:00am to Thursday, January 31, 2019 - 7:00pm
UCSB Corwin Pavilion


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,...
Friday, November 30, 2018 - 11:00am
Professor Cristina Marchetti
ESB 1001

Collections of self-propelled entities, from living cells to engineered microswimmers, organize in a rich variety of active fluid and solid states, with unusual...

Friday, November 16, 2018 - 11:00am
Professor Bolin Liao
ESB 1001

Solid-state energy converters, including thermoelectric, photovoltaic and photocatalytic devices, hold great promise of providing sustainable clean energy and...

Friday, November 9, 2018 - 11:00am
Professor Patrick Woodward
Elings 1601

The magnetism of oxides containing 5d transition metal ions differs from 3d transition metal oxides in several fundamental ways: (1) the 5d orbitals extend further...