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Winter 2024 Seminars

Jan. 8: Jingshan Du, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

Jan. 16: Jinxing Li, Michigan State University

Jan. 22: Andrew Spielberg, Harvard University

Jan. 29: Jiun-Haw Chu, University of Washington

Feb. 5: Xiao Yang, Stanford University

Feb. 12: Quansan Yang, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Feb. 26: Douglas Reed, University of Washington

Mar. 4: Gerald Seidler, University of Washington

Fall 2023 Seminars

Oct. 2: Di Xiao, University of Washington

Oct. 9: B.J. Stanbery, Colorado School of Mines

Oct. 16: Carolyn Pearce, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

Oct. 23: Charlie Marcus, University of Washington

Oct. 30: Vijayakumar Murugesan, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

Nov. 6: Fedor Jelezko, Ulm University

Nov. 13: Mandana Veiseh, Polybiomics

Nov. 20: Justin Kollman, University of Washington

Dec. 4: Carl Naylor, Intel

Spring 2023 Seminars

Mar. 27: Sinisa Coh, University of California, Riverside

Apr. 3: Dianne Xiao, University of Washington

Apr. 24: Jeffrey Youngblood, Purdue University

May 1: Rohan Mishra, Washington University in St. Louis

May 8: Paul Weiss, University of California, Los Angeles

May 15: Roger Kamm, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

May 22: Bojana Ginovska, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

Winter 2023 Seminars

Jan. 9: Xiaosong Li, University of Washington

Jan. 23: Juan Carlos Idrobo, University of Washington

Jan. 30: Bruce Hinds, University of Washington

Feb. 6: Raudel Avila, Northwestern University

Feb. 9: Jung-Ho Yu, Stanford University

Feb. 13: Kenji Yasuda, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Feb. 16: Shih-Ting Wang, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Feb. 21: Dane deQuilettes, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Feb. 27: Grant Johnson, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

Feb. 28: Alfred Zong, University of California, Berkeley

Fall 2022 Seminars

Oct. 3: Lilo Pozzo, University of Washington

Oct. 10: Rajiv Giridharagopal, University of Washington

Oct. 24: Yu Huang, University of California Los Angeles

Oct. 31: Yingge Du, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

Nov. 7: Rajendra Bordia, Clemson University

Nov. 14: Satoshi Okamoto, Oak Ridge National Laboratory

Nov. 21: Daniel Gamelin, University of Washington

Dec. 5: Felix Nguyen, Lockheed Martin

Spring 2022 Seminars

Mar. 28: Fumio Ohuchi, University of Washington

Apr. 4: You Zhou, University of Maryland

Apr. 11: Lilo Pozzo, University of Washington

Apr. 18: Dmitry Ovchinnikov, University of Washington

Apr. 25: Xiao-Ying Yu, Oak Ridge National Laboratory

May 2: Petr Sushko, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

May 16: Michael Shuler, Cornell University

May 23: Cate Brinson, Duke University

Further Past Seminars

Gary Yang
UE Technologies

Hui (Claire) Xiong
Associate Professor in the Micron School of Materials Science and Engineering
Boise State University

Jiun-Haw Chu
Assistant Professor of Physics
University of Washington

Enrique Gomez
Professor of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science and Engineering
Pennsylvania State University

Keshav Dani
Associate Professor
Okinawa Institute Tech

David Masiello 
Associate Professor of Chemistry and Adjunct Associate Professor of Applied Mathematics
University of Washington

Guihua Yu
Associate Professor of Materials Science and Mechanical Engineering
University of Texas at Austin

Jiangyu Li
Professor of Mechanical Engineering
University of Washington

Gerald Seidler 
Professor of Physics
University of Washington

Navid Zobeiry 
Materials Engineering

Michele Manuel
Materials Science and Engineering
University of Florida

Bo Jin
Aerospace & Mechanical Engineering 

Timotei Centea, 
Aerospace & Mechanical Engineering 

David Ginger
Professor of Chemistry, University of Washington

Eleftheria Roumeli
Mechanical & Civil Engineering
California Institute of Technology

Brandi M. Cossairt
Associate Professor of Chemistry 
University of Washington

Jun Liu
Director, Energy Processes and Materials Division 
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

Boryann Liaw 
Department Manager, Energy Storage and Advanced Vehicles
Idaho National Laboratory

Mo Li
Associate Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering and Physics 
University of Washington

Xiuling Li
Professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Micro and Nanotechnology Laboratory, Materials Research Laboratory
University of Illinois

Tracy Lovejoy 

Bruce Hinds
Campbell Chair Professor of Materials Science and Engineering
University of Washington

Yutaka Oya
Assistant Professor of Aerospace Engineering
Tohoku University

Susan Trolier-McKinstry
Director, W. M. Keck Smart Materials Integration Laboratory
Professor of Ceramic Science and Engineering, Penn State

Nobuyuki Odagiri
Vice President and Senior Technical Fellow
Toray Composites Materials America, Inc
Carbon Fiber Composites: History and Future

Matthew Crane
Postdoctoral Fellow
Washington Research Foundation

Namiko Yamamoto
Assistant Professor, Aerospace Engineering
Pennsylvania State University
Manufacturing Multi-scale Engineered Materials and Structures for the Extreme Environment

Nina Shulumba
Post-Doctoral Fellow, Division of Engineering and Applied Science
California Institute of Technology
Thermodynamics and Transport of Strongly Anharmonic Systems: A First-Principles Perspective

Ting Cao
Doctoral Candidate
Department of Physics
University of California at Berkeley
Quantum Excited-States Phenomena and Topological Effects in Two-Dimensional Materials

Maxwell Radin
Postdoctoral scholar
Materials Department,
University of California, Santa Barbara,
The Materials Physics of Intercalation-Driven Structural Transformations in Layered Battery Materials

Marco Salviato
Assistant Professor, Aeronautics & Astronautics
University of Washington

Ian McCue
Postdoctoral Research Associate
Texas A&M
Towards Scalable Processing of Nanostructured Materials via Liquid Metal Dealloying

Amir Barati Farimani
Post-Doctoral Fellow, Chemistry
Stanford University

Liang Tan
Postdoctoral researcher on computational materials
University of Pennsylvania

Chad Mirkin
Director, International Institute for Nanotechnology,
George B. Rathmann Prof. of Chemistry and professor of Chemical and Biological Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, Materials Science & Engineering, and Medicine

Sebastian Pattinson
NSF Postdoctoral Fellow in Mechanical Engineering,
Engineering Additive Manufacturing Materials Across Length Scales for Future Wearable and Implantable Devices

Wenle Li
Postdoctoral Research Associate
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
"Autonomous Detection of Mechanical Damage and Self-Healing"

Lili Cai
Postdoctoral fellow,
Materials Science & Engineering
Stanford University
Tailoring Radiation with Nanostructures for Personal Thermal Management

Vince Holmberg
Assistant Professor, Department of Chemical Engineering
Molecular Engineering & Sciences Institute
Clean Energy Institute
University of Washington
Solvent-Based Growth, Manipulation, and Integration of Inorganic Nanomaterials with Controlled Composition and Morphology

Daniel Gamelin
Harry and Catherine Jaynne Boand Endowed Professor in Chemistry
University of Washington
Degenerately Doped Colloidal Quantum Dots: Redox and Spectroscopic Properties

Scott Dunham
Professor, Electrical Engineering
University of Washington
Light Induced Degradation of Silicon Solar Cells; A Materials Mystery

Hugh Hillhouse
Rehnberg Chair Professor of Chemical Engineering
University of Washington
Towards Printable High-Efficiency Tandem Photovoltaics with a Chalcogenide Bottom Cell and Hybrid Perovskite Top Cell

Mark Hersam
Walter P. Murphy Professor of Materials Science and Engineering
Northwestern University
Mixed-Dimensional van der Waals Heterostructures for Electronic and Energy Applications

Burak “Berk” ÜSTÜNDAĞ
Associate Professor of Computer Engineering Department
Computer and Informatics, Istanbul Technical University
Can Materials be Intelligent, to Code and Process Information?

Jihui Yang
Chair and Professor, Materials Science & Engineering
University of Washington

Tomonaga Okabe
Professor of Aerospace Engineering
Tohoku University>

Phillip Messersmith
Professor, Materials Science and Engineering, Bioengineering
UC Berkeley

Kai Zhu
Senior Scientist
National Renewable Energy Laboratory

Justin Kollman
Professor, Biochemistry
University of Washington

Julio Rodriguez Manzo
Hummingbird Scientific
Tools for In-Situ and Operando Microscopy — How to Bring your Bench Top Experiment Inside the Microscope

Greg Rohrer
Professor, Materials Science and Engineering
Carnegie Mellon University
Polar Surface Domains on Non-Polar Surfaces and Their Relevance to Photocatalytic Water Splitting

Yu Huang
Associate Professor, Materials Science and Engineering, Engineering and Applied Science

Frank Spano
Professor, Theory, Computation
Temple University

Devin MacKenzie
Materials Science & Engineering/Mechanical Engineering
University of Washington

Subhash Mahajan
Self-assembled nanostructures in mixed group III-V and group III-N layers and their influence on devices
Professor, Materials Science & Engineering
University of California, Davis

Bo Zhang
Associate Professor, Chemistry
University of Washington

Gary Drobny
Professor, Chemistry
University of Washington

Michael Dickey
Professor, Chemical Engineering
North Carolina State University

Xiaosong Li
Professor, Department of Chemistry
University of Washington

Susan Sinnott
Professor and Dept. Head, Materials Science & Engineering
Penn State University

Joseph Koo
Senior Research Scientist/Research Professor, Mechanical Engineering
University of Texas, Austin

Chair’s Welcome
Alex K-Y. Jen,
MSE Department Chair, University of Washington

Forming of Aluminum Alloys for Lightweight Automotive Applications
Aashish Rohatgi
Energy Materials - Transportation and Industrial Materials Group
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

Engineering Optoelectronic Point Defects in Nanoscale Ceramic Materials
Peter Pauzauskie,
Assistant Professor, Materials Science & Engineering
University of Washington

The Interplay between Solid Electrolyte Interface (SEI) and Lithium Dendrite/Efficiency
Jie Xiao
Associate Professor, Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry
University of Arkansas

3-D-printing to Study the Biomechanics of Fish Tails
Michael Porter,
Assistant Professor of Mechanics,
Clemson University

Organic Photovoltaics: The Need for and Progress Towards Quantitative Structure-function Relations
Harald Ade,
Distinguished Professor, Physics
North Carolina State University

A holistic view of nucleation and self-assembly
Jim De Yoreo,
Manager, Physical Sciences, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
Affiliate Professor, Materials Science & Engineering, UW

Genetically Engineered Peptide-enabled Biotechnology & Dental Tissue Engineering
Deniz Tanil Yucesoy
Ph.D. Candidate, UW MSE

The role of an accurate description of local structure to inform our understanding of nucleation and assembly
Chris Mundy,
Scientist, Chemical Physics & Analysis
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

Jeffrey Pyun
From Garbage to Plastics and Beyond: Polymerizations with Elemental Sulfur
Professor, Organic Chemistry
Arizona State University

Omid Veiseh
Immune Modulatory Biomaterials for Cell-based Therapies
Assistant Professor
Rice University

Dan Hutchins
Introduction to Patent Law
Patent Attorney
Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman LLP