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Meeting Agenda

Friday, September 11, 2015

Engineering Centers Building – Tong Auditorium, Lobby, and Rm 1025

Industrial Advisory Board dinner on Thursday, September 10, 2015 at 6:30 pm at Steenbock’s on Orchard (closed to the public)

Time Activity
 7:30-8:00 AM  Continental Breakfast
 8:00-8:10 AM  Welcome & MRSEC Update (Nicholas Abbott)
 8:10-8:20 AM  Consortium Status & Facilities Update (Felix Lu, Jerry Hunter)
 8:20-8:50 AM  Keynote Talk (Shou Wong, Dow Chemical Company)
 8:50-9:20 AM  Industry Talk I (Kevin Nelson, Bemis Co.)
 9:20-9:35 AM  Break
Parallel  Session 1a, Biomaterials and Biotechnology, Tong Parallel Session 1b, Electronic Materials and Devices, 1025
 9:35-9:50 AM  Research Overview (Nicholas Abbott) Research Overview (Tom Kuech)
 9:50-10:05 AM  Maggie Herron, advised by Prof. Abbott Jerry Brady, advised by Prof. Arnold
 10:05-10:20 AM  Rishi Trivedi, advised by Prof. Weibel Jeremy Kirch, advised by Prof. Mawst
 10:20-10:35 AM  Travis Nelson, advised by Prof. Abbott Weixin Chen, advised by Prof. Babcock
 10:35-10:50 AM  Matt Carter, advised by Prof. Lynn David Jackson, advised by Prof. Kuech
 10:50-11:00 AM  Break
 11:00-11:20 AM  Materials Informatics Brainstorming (Dane Morgan)
 11:20-11:50 AM  Industry Talk II (Bryce Nelson, Sigma-Aldrich Materials Science)
 11:50-12:15 PM  Speed Networking (led by Ben Taylor)
 12:15-1:45 PM  Lunch with Poster Presentations, Lobby
Parallel Session 2a, Microstructured Thin Films and Coatings, Tong Parallel Session 2b, Advanced Materials Characterization, 1025 
 1:45-2:00 PM  Research Overview (Padma Gopalan) Research Overview (Paul Voyles)
 2:00-2:15 PM  Jonathan Choi, advised by Prof. Gopalan Ashutosh Rath, advised by Prof. Voyles
 2:15-2:30 PM  Jason McNulty, advised by Prof. Turng Albert Oh, advised by Prof. Willett
 2:30-2:45 PM  Leith Samad, advised by Prof. Jin Xin Yin, advised by Prof. Wang
 2:45-3:00 PM  Garrett Wheeler, advised by Prof. Choi Nick Kearns, advised by Prof. Zanni
 3:00-3:15 PM  Break with Babcock ice cream
 3:15-3:45 PM  Industry Talk III (Eric Nordberg, Brady Corporation)
 3:45-4:00 PM  The Power of Spectroscopic Ellipsometry (Andrew Martin, J. A. Woollam Co.)
 4:00-5:00 PM  Facilities Tours (optional, sign-up at registration)
 5:00 PM  Adjourn Meeting