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MSE-Colloquium@NTU



Purpose

MSE-Colloquium@NTU is a forum where distinguished scientists, inventors, entrepreneurs, and publishing editors are invited to give presentations to MSE staff and students.

All seminars will start from 4pm.

​Date ​Speaker Topic​ Venue​

​20 October 2017

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​Professor Liu Bin
Department of Chemical and
Biomolecular Engineering
National University of Singapore
Aggregation-Induced Emission: Materials and Biomedical Applications ​Lecture Theatre 11, NTU

17 October 2017

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Professor Jian Lu
Chair Professor of Mechanical Engineering, Vice-President
(Research & Technology), Dean of Graduate Study,
City University of Hong Kong (CityU)

Recent Development of Nanomaterials for Advanced Mechanical and Energy Systems

Lecture Theatre 4, NTU

 
Previous Seminars

Date Speaker Topic
​29 September 2014 Professor Freddy Boey
Nanyang Technological University
The Golden Age of Materials Science Innovation – some lessons on Innovation and Start Up Companies

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​20 October 2014 Professor Andrew Wee
National University of Singapore

2D Materials and Beyond: Progress and Prospects

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​12 November 2014 ​Professor Paul Weiss
UCLA

Cooperative Function in Atomically Precise Nanoscale Assemblies


​10 December 2014 Professor Junqiao Wu 
UC-Berkeley

0D imperfections in 2D and 3D semiconductors

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21 January 2015 Professor G. Julius Vancso
(MESA+ Institute for Nanotechnology, University of Twente, the Netherlands; And Nanyang University of Technology MSE)

Metal nanoparticle foundry: Smart hydrogels as platforms for direct synthesis and support

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5 February 2015 Professor Anthony K. Cheetham
(Cambridge MSE and Secretary of the Royal Society)

Flexibility and Phase Transitions in Metal-Organic Frameworks

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​11 March 2015 Dr. Jose Oliveira
Wiley-VCH

Publishing in Wiley Materials Science Journals: The Pre-Screening and Peer Review Process

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22 April 2015 Professor Joel Ager
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

Materials for Solar Fuel Production​

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10 June 2015 Professor Chan Chi-Ming
(Chair Professor, Division of Environment, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST))

Surface Characterization of Polymer Thin Films and Graphene Surfaces

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​1 July 2015 Professor Yury Gogotsi
Drexel University
MXenes: Expanding the World of Two-Dimensional Materials

​4 August 2015 ​Professor Zhao Dongyuan
(Department of Chemistry and Laboratory of Advanced Materials, Fudan University)
Spherical Mesoporous Architectures: Interfacial Assembly from Single- to Multi-Level and their Applications

19 August 2015 Professor Shlomo Magdassi

Nanomaterials for Functional and 3D Printing: From Basic Science to Applications

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​16 September 2015 Professor Connie Chang-Hasnain
University of California, Berkeley

III-V Nanopillar-Based Devices on a Silicon Substrate

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​21 October 2015 ​Professor Subbu Venkatraman
Nanyang Technological University

Nanomaterials in Medicine - A Report Card in 2015

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18 November 2015 Professor Zhenan Bao
Stanford University
Morphology by Design: Large-Scale Solution Coating of Organic Semiconductors Thin Film Electronics and Solar Cells
​16 December 2015 ​Professor John Wang
National University of Singapore
Polymeric Micelle/Silica Nanocapsules for Bioimaging: Best Hybrid and Beyond

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​20 January 2016 ​Professor Katsuhiko Ariga
International Center for Materials Nanoarchitectonics
Hand-Operating Nanotechnology:
Can We Control Molecular Machines By Our Hands? YES WE CAN!​


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​24 February 2016 ​Professor Samuel Stupp
Northwestern University

Supramolecular Materials in Energy and Medicine

16 March 2016 Professor Paul Braun
University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
3D Mesostructured Electrode Concepts for High Energy and Power Density Rechargeable Batteries​

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​23 March 2016 ​Professor Robert Sinclair ​In Situ and Environmental Electron Microscopy Studies of Material Reactions, at the Atomic Level

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​13 April 2016 ​Dr C. Shad Thaxton

Biomimetic Nanoparticles for Cardiovascular Disease

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​27 April 2016 ​Professor Jeffrey Glenn
Stanford University

Translating Molecular Virology into Novel Antiviral Strategies

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​11 May 2016 ​Professor Reinhold H. Dauskardt
(Materials Science, Mechanical Engineering and Surgery, Stanford University and the Stanford School of Medicine)
A Journey from Hybrid Films to Human Skin:
Understanding Relationships between Structure, Processing and Function


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​10 August 2016 ​Professor Jay T. Groves
(Department of Chemistry
University of California, Berkeley)
Signal Transduction on Membrane Surfaces: the Roles of Space, Force, and Time

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​31 August 2016 ​Dr Lim Jui
(CEO of NTU Innovation)

Passive Income from Brain Juice

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​14 September 2016 ​Professor Atul N. Parikh
(Biomedical Engineering and Materials Science & Engineering)
Catching in the Act: Active, Dynamic, and Programmable Behaviours of Far From Equilibrium membrane Biointerfaces

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​26 September 2016 ​Professor Wayne D. Kaplan
(Department of Materials Science and Engineering
Technion – Israel Institute of Technology)
Interfacial States and Thermodynamic Transitions at Interfaces

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​19 October 2016 ​Professor William C. Wimley
(Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Tulane University School of Medicine)
Synthetic Molecular Evolution of Membrane-Active Peptides

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​9 November 2016 ​Professor Günther G. Scherer (TUM CREATE, Singapore Energy Research Institute @ NTU)

NAFION® - What is it? A tutorial approach

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​14 December 2016 ​Professor Alexander M. Korsunsky
(The Multi-Beam Laboratory for Engineering Microscopy (MBLEM)
Department of Engineering Science, University of Oxford)
Understanding Stresses and Strains Across the Scales - Mechanical Microscopy Studies at the Oxford MBLEM lab

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​11 January 2017 ​Professor Lee Chuen Neng
Chairman, University Surgical Cluster, National University Health System (NUHS), Singapore

How Can Material Engineers and Scientists Save Lives , Relieve Human Suffering and Improve Health?

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​19 January 2017 ​Professor Michael Graetzel
(Physical Chemistry at the Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne. Head of Laboratory of Photonics and Interfaces)

Mesoscopic Photosystems for the Generation of Electricity and Fuels from Sunlight

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​22 March 2017 ​Dr. Somchai Tancharakorn
Dr. Sarayut Tunmee
Dr. Pinit Kidkhunthod
Introduction to Synchrotron Radiation and Its Applications

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​5 April 2017 ​Dr. Peter Gregory Living in an (Advanced) Materials World

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​10 April 2017 ​Dr. Gregory Jerkiewic ​Platinum Electrochemistry and Electrocatalysis: Unravelling the Origins of Its Unique Behavior

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​3 May 2017 ​​Dr. Wladek Walukiewicz
Adjunct Professor
(Department of Materials Science and Engineering
University of California at Berkeley, USA)
New Materials for Solar Power Conversion Applications
​14 June 2017 ​Dr. Wolfgang Knoll
(Scientific Managing Director
AIT Austrian Institute of Technology,Vienna, Austria)

Elements of Molecular Sensory Engineering


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4 August 2017
Professor Christoph Josef Brabec, Chair (i-MEET) 
(Materials for electronics and energy technology , Friedrich Alexander University Erlangen Nürnberg)

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​30 August 2017 ​Assoc. Prof. Colby Shad Thaxton
(Feinberg School of Medicine,
Northwestern University)
Spontaneous Assembly of Bio-Nanoparticles for Next Generation Cardiovascular Disease Diagnostics
14 September 2017
Professor Motoko Kotani
(Director, Professor and Principal Investigator
WPI Advanced Institute for Materials Research
Tohoku University, Japan)

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