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College of Science, Engineering, and Technology

Center for Materials Research

CMR Seminar Series

2015

Date/ Location Speaker Topic
09-15-15
MCAR, 604
12:30pm
Dr. Graham Allen
Technical Staff Member
Photon Science and Applications Division
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
Fibers, Fiber Fabrication and Fiber Lasers
06-17-15
MCAR, 604
10:00pm
Dr. P. Jeffrey Wisoff
Principal Associate Director
NIF and Photon Science Directorate
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
Research in the National Ignition Facility and Photon Science Directorate (NIF&PS), Lawrence Livermore
04-24-15
MCAR, 604
1:30pm
Dr. M. Durach
Assistant Professor
Department of Physics
Georgia Southern University
TBA
04-17-15
MCAR, 604
1:30pm
Dr. Jedidah C. Isler
Chancellor's Faculty Fellow
Department of Physics
Syracuse University
Understanding Blazars:Nature's Particle Accelerators
4-3-15
TBD
1:30pm
Dr. W.D. Phillips
Nobel Laureate
NIST
TBA
01-23-15
MCAR, 604
1:30pm
Dr. Suely Black
Professor
Center for Materials Research and Department of Chemistry
Norfolk State University
Technical Communications for Diverse Audiences

2014

Date/ Location Speaker Topic
11-21-14
MCAR, 604
1:30pm
Dr. Reginald Parker
CEO/Founder
510nano, Inc.
Revolutionizing Solar Energy
11-20-14
MCAR, 318
1:30pm
Dr. Sanjeev Nayak
Institute of Physics
Martin Luther University of Halle-wittenberg

Properties of 3D Transition Metal Point Defects Used to Stabilize Hexagonal BaTiO3 at Room Temperature
10-31-14
MCAR, 604
1:30pm
Dr. Alexander N. Poddubny
Researcher
Ioffe Institute
ITMO University
St. Petersburg, Russia
Collective resonant energy transfer in plasmonic structures
10-17-14
MCAR, 604
1:30pm
Prof. Mark Boland
Fulbright Visiting Scholar
Principal Accelerator Physicist at the Australian Synchrotron and Principal Fellow at the University of Melbourne
Blinded by the Light: Science and Art at the Australian Synchrotron
08-13-14
MCAR, 604
1:30pm
Dr. Michael Xie
Energy Storage Department
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
Thermal Spray Processing of Ethylene Methacrylic Acid and Polymer-Ceramic Composites
05-08-14
MCAR, 318
1:30pm
Dr. Ted Norris, Gérard A. Mourou
Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
University of Michigan
Ultrafast Optics of Graphene and Graphene Multilayers
Dr. Nicholas Kotov, Joseph B. and Florence V. Cejka
Professor of Chemical Engineering
University of Michigan

03-21-14
MCAR, 604
1:30pm
Dr. Gregory Triplett
Associate Professor and Director of Undergraduate Studies
Electrical and Computer Engineering
Univeristy of Missouri
Beyond the Material Limits for Mid-Infrared Wavelength Devices

2013

Date/ Location Speaker Topic
11-15-13 Kimani A. Stancil PhD
Howard University
Understanding the Structure and Behavior of Polymer Gels as host for nano solutes – a photonics recipe.
10-25-13 Xi Zhou
Ph.D. Student, NSU
Device Modeling of Hydrogen-Terminated Diamond (HTD) MOSFET and Its Application in RF Low Noise Amplifier (LNA)
10-25-13 Qiang Liu
Ph.D. Student, NSU
Designs of photonic crystal and hybrid plasmonic micro-cavities for Raman laser and THz generation applications.
10-18-13 Zubin Jacob PhD
University of Alberta, Canada
Engineering the coherent, thermal and quantum state of light using metamaterials.
9-27-13 Professor. Xiong Gong
University of Akron, Akron, OH
Toward high performance polymer solar cells.
9-27-13 Dr. Pijush Bhattacharya
Fisk University, Nashville, TN
Crystal growth and characterizations of radiation detector materials.
04-26-13 Rabia Hussain
Ph.D. Student, NSU
Advisor : N. Noginova
Effects of plasmonic environment on electric and magnetic dipole spontaneous emission.

2012

Date/ Location Speaker Topic
9-14-12 Dr. U.N. Roy
Brookhaven National Laboratory
Crystal Growth and Characterization of Materials for Radiation Detector Applications
4-27-12 Dr. Demetrios Christodoulides PT- Symmetric Optical Structures and Materials
03-30-12 Dr. Polyakov
Synkera Technologies Inc.
Nanostructured Anodic Aluminum Oxide
03-2-12 Dr. Peter J. Delfyett
University of Central Florida
Ultrafast Coherent Optical Signal Processing using Stablized Optical Frequescy Combs from Mode-loced Semicondutor Diode Lasers
02-24-12 Dr. Joshua De. Caldwell Arrayed Plasmonics: Long-Range Coupling to Fano-Interference
1-20-12 Dr. Kim Michelle Lewis Molecular Swithches and Rectifiers: The Electronic Properties of Molecular Junctions