Fall 2011/Spring 2012 - Materials Seminar Abstracts

Literature Seminars (Fall 2011)

Polyactide- A Polymeric Material from Renewable Resources
Yugang Bai

Bulk Nanostructured thermoelectrics: is ZT ready?
Jonathan Eller

Advances in Emitters for Organic Light-Emitting Diodes
Derek Le

Conjugated Polymers for Applications in Explosive Vapor Detection
Justin Oberst

Non-toxic Polymer Coatings for Fouling-Resistant Marine Surfaces
Windy Turchyn

Molecular Baskets: The Design of Functional Calixarenes
Ariane Vartanian

Self-assembled Gate Dielectrics for Field-Effect Transistors
Yuan Yao

Final Defense (Spring 2012)

Spectroelectrochemical Investigation of Passive Layers Formed on Electrode Surfaces
Nicole Honesty