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  MSE Seminar Series - Spring 2015

Department of Materials Science and Engineering Schedule for Spring 2015 Seminar Series

3:00–5:00 p.m. McBryde Hall 113

Refreshments at 3:00 p.m. Presentations start at 3:30 p.m.

Date

Title

Speaker Affiliation

 

January 23

Comparability of ionic crystal radii and bonded radii and bonded interactions comprising oxide crystals and molecules

Prof. Gerald Gibbs Emeritus Professor Geosciences, MSE Virginia Tech

 

January 30



 

Theory and modeling of a submicron diameter single crystal sapphire optical fiber

 

Cary Hill

Graduate Student, MSE 

Virginia Tech

Attractive forces measurement of wetting film between hydrophobic surfaces

Zhenbo Xia

Graduate Student, MSE  Virginia Tech


February 6

Processing and unusual microstructural characteristics of Fe-C and Co-C Alloys 

Prof. Alex Aning  

MSE, Virginia Tech

 

February 13

 

TerraPower and the role of nuclear energy

 

Dr. Kevan Weaver

TerraPower, LLC

Bellevue, WA

 

February 20

 

Lessons Learned during a Research Career at the Intersection of ECE and MSE 



**LOCATION:  190 Goodwin Hall - Quillen Family Auditorium

Reception:  3:30 Goodwin Atrium

Talk begins at 4:00

 

Prof. Timothy Sands

President

Virginia Tech

 

February 27

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The Feasibility of Using Irreversible Electroporation to Introduce Pores in Bacterial Cellulose Scaffolds for Tissue Engineering

 

Adwoa Baah-Dwomoh

Graduate Student, MSE

Virginia Tech

 

Effect of Sintering Temperature on Magnetic Core-loss Properties of a NiCuZn Ferrite for High-Frequency Power Converters

 

Yasmine Yan

Graduate Student, MSE

Virginia Tech

March 6

How epitaxial transition metal nitrides are becoming part of AFRL's functional materials tool box

Dr. Brandon Howe

Air Force Research Laboratory, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base Dayton, OH

March 13

No seminar (Spring Break)

 

March 20

 

Recent improvements in fracture behavior of nanostructural ferritic alloys (NFAs) for nuclear reactor applications

 

Dr. Thak Sang Byun

Nuclear Sciences Division

Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, WA

 

March 27

 

Modulated magneto-thermal response of La0.85Sr0.15MnO3 and (Ni0.6Du0.2Zn0.2)Fe2O4 composites

 

Hyun-Cheol Song

Graduate Student, MSE

Virginia Tech

Modes reduction of single crystal sapphire optical fiber by finite element modeling

Yujie Cheng

Graduate Student, MSE Virginia Tech

Investigating the temperature dependent Cs retention, distribution, and ion yield during Cs+ ion bombardment secondary ion mass spectrometry

Andrew Giordani 

Graduate Student, MSE Virginia Tech

April 3

Properties of electrodeposition Co and electrophoresis Sm0.2Ce0.8O1.9 protective layer on AISI 441 for solid oxide fuel cells

Fengyu Shen 

Graduate Student, MSE Virginia Tech

Dynamical mechanism of phase transitions in Na0.5Bi0.5TiO3-x%BaTiO3 single crystals near MPB

Chengtao Luo







Graduate Student, MSE Virginia Tech

Densification and interaction of SiC and nanostructured ferritic alloys by spark plasma

Zhihao Hu   



Graduate Student, MSE Virginia Tech


April 10

From molecules to manufacturing: developing novel polymers for 3D printing

Nicholas Chartrain Graduate Student, MSE Virginia Tech

Breaking Mag, the tensile and impact properties of WE43 alloy produced via additive friction stir technology

Jacob Calvert Graduate Student, MSE



Virginia Tech

April 17     

Understanding the corrosion of low-voltage Al-Ga anodes

Erin Connelly            Graduate Student, MSE

Virginia Tech
 

Formation of PMMA-ZnO submicron features via suspension stamping Michelle Gervasio     Graduate Student, MSE    Virginia Tech
April 24 Formation of a manganese oxide nanoparticles and films in aqueous conditions and their role in water filtration Michel Vargas 



Graduate Student, MSE    Virginia Tech
Aggregation and self assembly in keratin biomaterials Alexandra Egert        



Graduate Student, MSE    Virginia Tech
May 1 Cure kinetics study of two part epoxy resin and the effect on characterization of thermal barrier coatings Sunny Chang        Graduate Student, MSE    Virginia Tech
  Alternative materials and applications for conductive network composites in ionic polymer-metal composite actuators Anna Skinner             Graduate Student, MSE    Virginia Tech

For additional seminar information, contact Prof. Levon Asryan:  (540) 231-7033, asryan@vt.edu

 
  
 
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