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Friday, January 17, 2020 3:00 p.m.
Lidia Mrad
Department of Mathematics and Statistics
Mount Holyoke College

“Dynamic Analysis of Chevron Structures in Liquid Crystal Films"
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Duane Physics,
Room G1B-31

Wednesday, November 20, 2019 1:30 p.m.
Sean Shaheen
Department of Electrical, Computer, and Energy Engineering
University of Colorado Boulder

“Molecular Morphology in Organic Electronics: Strategies for Simulating Charge Transport and Electronic Structure and for Depositing Ordered Phases from Chemical Solutions"
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Duane Physics,
Room G126

Thursday, April 11, 2019 4:00 p.m.
Robin Selinger
Liquid Crystal Institute
Kent State University

“Modeling liquid crystal elastomers: from auto-origami to responsive surfaces and light-driven autonomous soft robotics"
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Duane Physics, 11th Floor Reading Room

Wednesday, April 10, 2019 1:30 p.m.
John Biggins
Cavendish Laboratory
Cambridge University
United Kingdom

“Large strain elasticity: geometry, instability, and brains"
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Duane Physics, Room G126

Wednesday, December 12, 2018 1:30 p.m.
Warren J. Jasper
Department of Textile Engineering, Chemistry and Science
North Carolina State University

“Dependence of Contact Angle on Droplet Volume: why Theory Fails to Predict Experimental Data"
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Duane Physics, Room G126

Wednesday, September 26, 2018 1:30 p.m.
Timothy J. White
Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering, University of Colorado Boulder
“Pixelated Polymers: Directing the Self-Assembly of Liquid Crystalline Elastomers"
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Duane Physics, Room G126

Tuesday, September 11, 2018 1:30 p.m.
James Wilking
Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering, Montana State University
“Biofilms as Soft Materials"
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Duane Physics, Room G126

Wednesday, April 25, 2018 1:30 p.m.
Dan Schwartz
Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering, University of Colorado Boulder
“Anomalous nanoparticle mobility in porous materials"
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Duane Physics, Room G126

Monday, March 12, 2018 12:00 p.m.
Slobodan Žumer
Faculty of Mathematics and Physics, University of Ljubljana & Jozef Stefan Institute, Ljubljana, Slovenia
“Optical imaging, light guiding, and reshaping of chiral and achiral nematic structures with complex topology"
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Duane Physics, Room G126

Wednesday, November 29, 2017 1:30 p.m.
Franck J. Vernerey
Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Colorado Boulder
“Mechanics of Dynamic Networks: From Individual to Collective Behavior"
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Duane Physics, Room G126

Wednesday, November 15, 2017 1:30 p.m.
Michael R. Shirts
Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering, University of Colorado Boulder
“Atomistic molecular simulations of lyotropic liquid crystal nanopores"
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Duane Physics, Room G126

Wednesday, November 1, 2017 1:30 p.m.
Christopher M. Yakacki
Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Colorado Denver
“Shape-Shifting and Dissipating Liquid-Crystalline Elastomers for 3D Printing and Biomedical Applications"
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Duane Physics, Room G126

Friday, August 18, 2017 1:30 p.m.
Karl-Heinz Ernst
Nanoscale Materials Science, Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Science and Technology, Dübendorf, and Department of Chemistry, University of Zürich, Switzerland
“Chirality in Flatland: Intermolecular Recognition, Spin Filtering and Molecular Machines at Surfaces”
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Duane Physics, Room G126

Wednesday, June 21, 2017 1:30 p.m.
Dong Chen
Department of Energy Engineering, Zhejiang University, China
“Biocompatible Amphiphilic Hydrogel-Solid Dimer Particles as Colloidal Surfactants”
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Duane Physics, Room G126

Wednesday, March 15, 2017 1:30 p.m.
Xiaobo Yin
Department of, Mechanical Engineering, University of Colorado Boulder
“Amorphous Metamaterials For Large Scale Deployment Of Effective Day-time Radiative Cooling”
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Duane Physics, Room G126

Wednesday, December 14, 2016 1:30 p.m.
Paul Ackerman
Physics Department, University of Colorado
“Squirming motion of baby Skyrmions in chiral nematic liquid crystals”
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Duane Physics, Room G126

Wednesday, November 16, 2016 1:30 p.m.
Meredith Betterton
Physics Department, University of Colorado
“Microscopic origins of anisotropic active stress in motor-driven nematic liquid crystals”
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Duane Physics, Room G126

Wednesday, November 2, 2016 1:30 p.m.
Noel Clark
Physics Department, University of Colorado
“Structure and Fluctuations in Twist-Bend Nematic Phases”
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Duane Physics, Room G126

Wednesday, February 17, 2016 1:30 p.m.
Eric Muller
Physics Department, University of Colorado
“Nanoscale Vibrational Spectroscopy of Molecular Motion, Coupling and Ordering in Heterogeneous Materials”
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Duane Physics, Room G126

Wednesday, February 10, 2016 1:00 p.m.
Matthew Bierbaum
Physics Department, Cornell University
“Smectics and colloidal crystals: theory, simulation, and experimental data of defect structures”
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Duane Physics, Room G126

Wednesday, January 9, 2016 1:30 p.m.
Ning Wu
Department of Chemical & Biological Engineering Colorado School of Mines
“In- and Out-of-Equilibrium Behavior of Colloids with Broken Symmetries”
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Duane Physics, Room G126

Wednesday, December 9, 2015 1:30 p.m.
Steve Taulbee
U.S. Army Research Laboratory, Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland
“Opportunities for Collaboration in Basic and Exploratory Research with the U.S. Army Research Laboratory”
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Duane Physics, Room G126

Thursday, November 19, 2015 12 p.m.
Alan Sellinger
Department of Chemistry and Geochemistry, Colorado School of Mines and NREL
“Conjugated Ligands for Tuning Bandgaps and Work-Functions of Hybrid Quantum Dots and Oxide Electrodes”
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Duane Physics, Room G126

Tuesday, February 10, 2015 4 p.m.
Tommaso Bellini
University of Milan, Italy
“Exploring Soft Matter with DNA”
JILA, Room X317

Wednesday, February 4, 2015 1:30 p.m.
Mark Stevens
Sandia National Laboratories, Center for Integrated Nanotechnologies, Albuquerque, New Mexico
“A New Picture of Ionomer Melt Structure and Dynamics”
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Duane Physics, Room G126

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