Symposium Registration

Please complete the registration form no later than Sunday, July 31st

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The Materials Science and Engineering 2022 Symposium will bring together the materials research community at CU Boulder and beyond for research presentations by faculty and students as well as dicussion and collaboration opportunities. The symposium will foster a greater sense of community and interdisciplinary cooperation among faculty and students.

When and Where

The MSE 2022 Symposium will take place on Thursday, August 11th & Friday, August 12th at the Sustainability, Energy and Environment Community building's auditorium on CU Boulder's East Campus.

Sustainability, Energy and Environment Community Building
4001 Discovery Drive
Boulder, CO 80303

Event Parking information will be communicated for all non-CU affiliates who register for the event.

Schedule of Events

Thursday, August 11th

  • 9:00 a.m. - Opening Remarks, Professor Stephanie Bryant, MSE Program Director
  • 9:15 a.m. - "Advanced Characterization and Fabrication at CU: Present and Future", Professor Michael Toney
  • 9:45 a.m. - "Probing the Functional Properties of Nanostructured Materials using Ultrafast Coherent EUV and soft X-ray Sources", Professor Margaret Murnane
  • 10:15 a.m. - "Micromechanical Quantum Transduction", Associate Professor Cindy Regal 
  • 10:45 a.m. - Coffee Break
  • 11:15 a.m. - "Cement Decarbonization Using Microalgae", Associate Professor Wil Srubar
  • 11:45 a.m. - "Advantages of Unconventional Semiconductor for Energy Applications", Associate Professor Joseph Berry
  • 12:15 p.m. - Lunch 
  • 1:30 p.m. - "The Role of Redox Doping in Organic Electronics and Opto-electronics", Professor Seth Marder
  • 2:00 p.m. - "The Correlation Between the Surface Chemistry and the Performance of Lithium-ion Liquid and Solid State Batteries", Associate Professor Chunmei Ban
  • 2:30 p.m. - "Dynamic Windows Based on Reversible Metal Electrodeposition that Save Energy and Reduce Glare", Professor Michael McGehee
  • 3:00 p.m. - Break 
  • 3:15 p.m. - Student Talks 
  • 4:00 - 5:30 p.m. - Poster Session, Company Booths, and Tours of the Colorado Shared Instrumentation in Nanofabricationn and Charactization (COSINC) Labs - University of Colorado Spinouts that will display their technology include OTORO, Prometheus Materials, Tynt, and Vitro3D.
  • 6:00 p.m. - Dinner

Friday, August 12th

  • 9:00 a.m. - "Control of Material Properties in Polymeric Additive Manufacturing", Professor Robert McLeod
  • 9:30 a.m. - "Computationally Accelerated Discovery of New Materials using Machine Learning and Density Functional Theory", Professor Charles Musgrave 
  • 10:00 a.m. - "Using Ultrafast Spectroscopy and Surface Science to Understand Energy Storing Reactions", Associate Professor Tanja Cuk
  • 10:30 a.m. - Coffee Break
  • 11:00 a.m. - "Designing Biomaterials to Meet Form and Function for Regenerative Medicine Applications", Professor Stephanie Bryant
  • 11:30 a.m. - "Materials Characterization and Multimodal Imaging of Tissues and 3D Printed Materials for Tissue Regeneration", Professor Virginia Ferguson
  • Noon -  Lunch


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