Campuses:

Next Week

Tuesday, February 27, 2018
8:00 am - 8:45 am Coffee and registration Lind 400
8:45 am - 9:00 am Welcome and introduction Lind 305
9:00 am - 9:50 am A review on computational issues for charged transport in semiconductor modeling at nanoscales and applications
Irene Gamba (The University of Texas at Austin)
Lind 305
10:00 am - 10:50 am Fracture initiation in confined incompressible materiales
Duvan Henao (Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile)
Lind 305
11:00 am - 11:30 am Break Lind 400
11:30 am - 12:20 pm Lecture
Giusy Scalia (University of Luxembourg)
Lind 305
12:30 pm - 2:00 pm Lunch
2:00 pm - 2:50 pm Continuum magneto-electro-elastics with applications to soft matter physics
Liping Liu (Rutgers, The State University Of New Jersey)
Lind 305
3:00 pm - 3:30 pm Break Lind 400
3:30 pm - 4:20 pm Liquid crystal elastomer shells with a negative order parameter ground state
Jan Lagerwall (University of Luxembourg)
Lind 305
4:30 pm - 5:20 pm Programmable Matter: 3D printed elastomers with nematic order
Elisabetta Matsumoto (Georgia Institute of Technology)
Lind 305
5:20 pm - 6:30 pm Poster Session and Reception Lind 400
Wednesday, February 28, 2018
8:30 am - 9:00 am Coffee Lind 400
9:00 am - 9:50 am Lecture : Structure Formation in Soft Matter by Solvent Evaporation
Masao Doi (University of Tokyo)
Lind 305
10:00 am - 10:50 am Liquid crystals for sensors and organic light-emitting diodes
Antal Jakli (Kent State University)
Lind 305
11:00 am - 11:10 am Group Photo Lind 305
11:10 am - 11:30 am Break Lind 400
11:30 am - 12:20 pm Lecture
Peter Palffy-Muhoray (Kent State University)
Lind 305
12:30 pm - 2:00 pm Lunch
2:00 pm - 2:50 pm Building Next Generation Solar Cells with Nanotechnology
Prashant Kamat (University of Notre Dame)
Lind 305
3:00 pm - 3:30 pm Break Lind 400
3:30 pm - 4:20 pm Lecture
Shawn Walker (Louisiana State University)
Lind 305
Thursday, March 01, 2018
8:30 am - 9:00 am Coffee Lind 400
9:00 am - 9:50 am Simulating the molecular organizations of thin liquid crystal films
Claudio Zannoni (Universita Di Bologna)
Lind 305
10:00 am - 10:50 am Optimal Pentamodes for Guiding Stress
Graeme Milton (The University of Utah)
Lind 305
11:00 am - 11:30 am Break Lind 400
11:30 am - 12:20 pm Materials for Controlling the Direction of Light at Different Frequencies
Robert Lipton (Louisiana State University)
Lind 400
12:30 pm - 2:00 pm Lunch
2:00 pm - 2:50 pm Lipids as Liquid Crystals: morphological control and energy barriers
Keith Promislow (Michigan State University)
Lind 305
3:00 pm - 3:30 pm Break Lind 400
3:30 pm - 4:20 pm Symmetry breaking and restoration in the Ginzburg-Landau model of nematic liquid crystals
Michal Kowalczyk (University of Chile)
Lind 305
Friday, March 02, 2018
8:30 am - 9:00 am Coffee Lind 400
9:00 am - 9:50 am Nematic liquid crystals with variable degree of orientation
Ricardo Nochetto (University of Maryland)
Lind 305
10:00 am - 10:50 am Pixelated Polymers: Directing the Self-Assembly of Liquid Crystalline Elastomers
Timothy White (Wright-Patterson Air Force Base)
Lind 305
11:00 am - 11:30 am Break Lind 400
11:30 am - 12:20 pm Lecture
Dmitry Golovaty (University of Akron)
Lind 305
12:30 pm - 1:20 pm Atomistically inspired origami
Richard James (University of Minnesota, Twin Cities)
Lind 305