MATERIALS DAY AGENDA

Materials Research at the Nanoscale
October 10, 2018
MIT, Little Kresge Theatre (W16)

SPEAKERS 
8:00am

Registration
Kresge Lobby, MIT Bldg. W16
8:45-9:00am


Welcome and Overview
Professor Carl V. Thompson
Director, Materials Research Laboratory, MIT
Session I:
9:00-9:30am

 

Keynote:
Application of advanced microscopy to industrial problems: New tools give new insights

Dr. Matthew Kulzick
Senior Research Chemist, BP Amoco Chemical Company
9:30-10:00am


Imaging and controlling nanoscale crystal growth in the transmission electron microscope
Professor Frances M. Ross
Department of Materials Science & Engineering, MIT
10:00-10:30am

 

An electron walks into a bar... Electron microscopy beyond imaging
Professor Sylvija Gradecak

Department of Materials Science & Engineering, MIT

10:30-11:00am
BREAK
Session II:
11:00-11:30am


Compact synchrotron radiation sources enabling advanced x-ray imaging and diffraction methods in a laboratory setting
David E. Moncton

Director, Nuclear Reactor Laboratory, MIT
11:30-12:00pm

Nanoscale insights for macroscale solutions: Exploring novel damage-resistance mechanisms in metals
Assistant Professor Cem Tasan

Department of Materials Science & Engineering, MIT

12:00-1:30pm


Lunch
Stratton Student Center, 3rd Floor

Twenty Chimneys/Mezzanine Lounge (Building W20)
Session III: 
1:30-2:00pm


Accelerating the pace of materials characterization at the atomic scale: from machine learning to novel detectors
James LeBeau

Associate Director, Analytical Instrumentation Facility, NCSU
2:00-2:30pm


Using quantum mechanics to hack the electron microscope
Professor Karl Berggren

Department of Electrical Engineering & Computer Science, MIT
2:30-3:30pm Poster Previews: 2-minute talks by selected poster presenters
3:30-3:35pm


Session Wrap Up
Professor Carl V. Thompson
Director, Materials Research Laboratory, MIT

3:35-5:30pm

Poster Session and Social
La Sala de Puerto Rico, 2nd Floor
Stratton Student Center (Building W20) 
5:30pm
Poster Awards
5:45pm
Adjourn
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