Spring 2019 Schedule

Fridays, 8:30-10:30
Networking Session, 8:30-9:30 a.m. Randolph 142
Seminars begin at 9:30 a.m. in the Holden Auditorium 

February 8, 9:30 a.m., Hunter Rauch, MSE Graduate Student

"Martensitic Transformation in Granular Shape Memory Ceramic Packings" 

February 8, 10:10 a.m., Weiming Chen, MSE Graduate Student

"Temperature and Composition Dependent Thermal Conductivity Model for U-Zr Alloys" 

February 15, 9:30 a.m., Dr. Janice Austin, Asst. Dean and Director of Admissions and Academic Progress, Virginia Tech

"Using iThenticate for Graduate Students" 

March 8, 9:30 a.m., Ken Benson, MSE Graduate Student

"Laboratory Assessment of Simulated Seawater Corrosion Resistance of Ni-Al-Bronze"

March 8, 9:50 a.m., Axel Sloane, MSE Graduate Student

"Molecular Dynamics Study of Alloying and Impurity Element Segregation Effects on Grain Boundary Cohesive Strength in a-Fe"

March 8, 10:10 a.m., Jia Chen, MSE Graduate Student

"Effect of Scratching Frequency on the Tribocorrosion Resistance of Al-Mn Amorphous Thin Films

March 22, Dr. William Vandenberghe, MSE Department, University of Texas at Dallas

"Two-Dimensional Materials for Electronic Devices:  Transition-Metal Dichalcogenides and Topological Insulators"

March 29, Robert Bielitz, MSE Graduate Student

"Pulsed Electric Field (PEF) Selectivity of Mammalian Cells"

March 29, Erin Connelly, MSE Graduate Student

"A Combined Approach to Reducing Sensitization in Austenitic Stainless Steel"

April 12, Dr. Eric Wuchina, NSWCCD/ONR

"Multiple Principal Element UHTC Materials"

April 19, James Mangahas, MSE Graduate Student

"Thermal Cycling Induced Residual Stress in Dissimilar Materials Studied using FEM Multiphysics Models"

April 19, Junjie Liang, MSE Graduate Student

"Effect of Dispersed Magnetic Nanoparticle on the Permeability of Magnetic Toroid"

April 19, Alec Labitt, MSE Graduate Student 

"Impact of Truss Diameter and Heat Treatment on A356 Lattice Structures"

April 26, Austin Scherbarth, MSE Graduate Student

"Single Splat Formation in Atmospheric Plasma Spraying"

April 26, Keith D. Hendrin, MSE Graduate Student

"Cellulose Nanocrystal Polyolethylene Composites via Catalyst Supported Polymerization