University of Illinois
Materials Research Laboratory
All Current Events
Monday, April 1, 2013
ICMT Seminar: "Hunting for Majorana Fermions in 3D Topological Insulators"
Special Seminar,"Revealing evolutionary paths to antibiotic resistance"
3269 Beckman Institute, 405 N. Mathews Ave
Theoretical and Computational Biophysics Group - 'Simulating complex biochemical processes
100 Materials Science and Engineering Building
Materials Science and Engineering Colloquium
4:00 pm Materials Sciences and Engineering
Prof. Steven Nutt, University of Southern California, " Defect control in OOA processing of composite prepregs"
Tuesday, April 2, 2013
2:00 pm Advisor: Charles Zukoski
Final Defense: The effects of concentration, interaction, size distribution and shape anisotropy on rheology of colloidal mixtures
4:00 pm Inorganic Chemistry
112 Chem Annex
Dr. Wendy J. Shaw, Pacific Northwest National Lab, "Enhancing homogeneous catalysts with a peptide-based outer-coordination sphere"
119 Materials Science and Engineering Building
Soft Materials Seminar
Wednesday, April 3, 2013
QI/AMO Seminar; "Generation of Spatially-Structured Heralded Single Photons"
Physics Colloquium, "Searching for dark matter in the discovery age"
112 C hem Annex
Prof. John Tully, Yale, "Chemical Dynamics at Metal Surfaces: The Role of Electronic Excitations"
4:00 pm Inorganic and Materials Chemistry
112 Chem Annex
Prof. Stefan Bernard, Carnegie Mellon University, "TBA"
Thursday, April 4, 2013
Re-scheduled ICMT Seminar: "Unparticles and Cuprate Superconductivity"
217 Noyes Laboratory
CHEM 575 Seminar, Ms. Yang Song, UIUC, "Stem Cell Fate Controlled by Matrix Stiffness"
12:00 - 1:00 pm
B102 Chemical & Life Sciences Lab
Prof. Lingjun Li, University of Wisconsin-Madison, "Expanding the Chemical Toolbox to Probe Neuronal Signaling"
2:00 pm Advisor: Paul J. A. Kenis
Final Defense: "X-RAY COMPATIBLE MICROFLUIDIC PLATFORMS FOR STUDYING PROTEIN STRUCTURE AND FUNCTION"
2:00 pm Materials Chemistry
Professor Ivan Aprahamian, Dartmouth College, "Hydrazone-Based Switches, Fluorophores, and Sensors"
4:30 pm Advisor: Paul J. A. Kenis
Final Defense: Low Temperature Electrocatalytic Reduction of Carbon Dioxide Utilizing Room Temperature Ionic Liquids
Friday, April 5, 2013
9:30 am Final Defense: Professor Wilfred van der Donk, Advisor
433 Roger Adams Laboratory
Mr. Patrick Knerr, UIUC, Final Defense, "Chemical and Chemoenzymatic Syntheses of Lantibiotics and Other Bioactive Cyclic Peptides"
190 Engineering Sciences Bldg - corner Goodwin & Springfield
Condensed Matter Seminar: Collective magnetization relaxation in single molecule magnets