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Aniruddh Sarkar - Micro-/Nano-scale Tools for Biomarker Discovery and Electronic Point-of-Care Diagnostics for Infectious Diseases

The current COVID-19 pandemic and other recent outbreaks such as Ebola, MERS, SARS and H1N1 have underscored the need for early detection and continued surveillance of emerging and re-emerging…

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Carson Meredith - Advances in Cellulose Nanomaterial Utilization in Renewable Materials

This talk will review several recent advances in utilizing cellulose nanocrystals (CNCs) in commodity materials applications. The talk will focus on developments relevant to the coatings industry,…

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Leslie Chan - Harnessing In Vivo Enzymatic Activity to Engineer Synthetic Breath Biomarkers of Disease

Breath testing is a non-invasive and rapid diagnostic tool that is underutilized in the clinic due to scarcity of known breath biomarkers. Thousands of volatile organic compounds (VOCs) are excreted…

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Lauren M. Garten - Determining the Impact of Strain on Magnetoelectric Coupling in Artificial Multiferroic Heterostructures

Magnetoelectricity presents a unique opportunity to control the magnetic response of a material with an applied electric field or vice versa. Unfortunately only a few materials exhibit controllable…

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Martin Mourigal - The New Wave of Quantum Magnetism

Magnetism is a fascinating phenomenon with roots in the ancient world. Although its precise understanding calls for relativistic quantum mechanics and field theory, it is integral to everyday…

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W. Alan Doolittle - Creative Epitaxy: Finding Ways to Violate Assumptions that Breach Material Barriers

Epitaxial processes are considered routine for applications spanning established industries from the silicon and GaN semiconductor industries to cutting edge research. As many as 10,000 epitaxial…

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Gleb Yushin - Next Generation Materials as the Foundation for Future Li-Ion Batteries

During the last 30 years the evolutionary improvements in lithium-ion battery (LIB) technologies increased LIB volumetric and gravimetric energy densities by over 3 times and reduced cell price by up…

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David N. Ku - Novel Ways to Use POC and Nanotechnology in Clinical Medicine

Nano and microtechnologies have a big potential to aid in the diagnosis and treatment of a wide range of diseases. In this seminar, I will highlight three examples that may be unusual to the…

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Sourabh Saha - Projection Two-Photon Lithography for Rapid and Versatile Nanoscale 3D Printing

High-throughput fabrication techniques for generating arbitrarily complex three-dimensional structures with nanoscale features are desirable across a broad range of applications including healthcare,…

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Carlos Silva - Exciton Polarons in Two-Dimensional Hybrid Metal-Halide Perovskites

While polarons --- charges bound to a lattice deformation induced by electron-phonon coupling --- are primary photoexcitations at room temperature in bulk metal-halide hybrid organic-inorganic…

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Wenshan Cai - Field- and Carrier-Facilitated Nonlinear Nano-Optics

Engineered photonic nanostructures offer the exciting potential to create customized nonlinear optical media with tailored high-order effects, which are essential to the active control of light and…

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Andrew N. Cleland - Microelectromechanical Devices in the Quantum Limit

Recent advances in quantum technology and hardware have advanced MEMS systems to where these can now be designed and operated in the quantum regime, albeit using sophisticated quantum methods to…

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Gary Fedder - What’s so Hard About Soft Interconnects?

Skin wearables are a compelling concept as an extension of today’s commercial wearables, having broad applications in health monitoring, as sensory and haptic interfaces, and even for…

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Wei Gao - Skin-Interfaced Wearable Sweat Biosensors

The rising research interest in personalized medicine promises to revolutionize traditional medical practices. This presents a tremendous opportunity for developing wearable devices toward predictive…

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Saima Afroz Siddiqui - Magnetic and Spintronic Device for Computing and Memory

Magnetic devices promise intriguing design paradigms where electron spin is used as the information token instead of its charge counterpart. While magnetic random-access memory (MRAM) is considered…

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Ayse Coskun - Cross-layer Optimizations for Building Energy-Efficient 2.5D Systems with Silicon Photonic Networks

The design of today's leading-edge systems is fraught with power, thermal, and variability challenges. The applications in rapidly growing computing domains of cloud and HPC exhibit significant…

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