2012 Polymer Physics Seminars

January 10 - Stephanie Ann Petrina
Materials Science and Engineering, Penn State University
Advisor: Professor Michael Hickner
 
January 17 - Joseph Moll
Chemistry, Columbia University
Advisor: Professor Ralph H. Colby & Professor Sanat K Kumar
 
January 24 Professor Donald J Leo
Mechanical Engineering Department, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg VA
 
January 31 - Maria-Monica Castellanos
Department of Chemical Engineering, Penn State University, State College, PA 70803
Title: Towards an understanding of protein aggregation: an experimental and computational study
 
February 21 - Professor Lei Zhu
Macromolecular Science and Engineering, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland OH
 
February 22  - Ramesh Singh
Chemical Engineering Department, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA
 
February 28 - Geoff Geise
Chemical Engineering, The University of Texas at Austin
 
April 4 - Xiaoming Mao
Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Pennsylvania
Title: Isostaticity and a Unified View of Soft Elasticity
 
April 10 - Kyle E. Hart
Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Penn State University
Title: Predictive molecular simulations of Polymer of Intrinsic Microporosity: Bridging the gap between modeling and experiments
 
April 17 - Kuan-Yu Yeh
Department of Chemical Engineering, Penn State University
Title: Atomistic simulation of oxygen reduction and anion adsorption at the cathode of a proton exchange membrane fuel cell
 
July 3 - Professor Jorge O. Sofo
Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Penn State University
Title: Magnetism from non-magnetic materials: The interesting properties of chemisorbed graphene
 
July 17 - Quan Chen
Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Penn State University
Title: Dynamics of Miscible Polymer Blends and Block Copolymers
 
July 24 - Abhishek Kar
Department of Chemical Engineering, Penn State University
Title: Diffusiophoretic flows in dead-end capillaries from mixed ion systems
 
November 9 - Professor S. Richard Turner
Department of Chemistry, Virginia Tech
Title: Synthesis and Properties of Stilbene Containing Copolymers with Sterically Congested Backbones
 
November 13 - U Hyeok Choi
Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Penn State University
Title: Understanding Ion Transport in Imidazolium-based Polymers using Dielectric Spectroscopy
 
November 20 - Professor Ralph H. Colby
Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Penn State University
Title: Linear Viscoelasticity of Associating Ionomers
 
December 4 - Professor Zahra Fakhraai
Department of Chemistry, University of Pennsylvania
Title: Dynamics at the Surface of Organic Glasses
 
December 18 - Dong Meng
Department of Chemistry, Columbia University
Title: Miscibility of Nanoparticles and Polymer melts