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Spring 2018 Schedule

Nanoforum is held in Clippinger 332 unless otherwise noted.

Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2018, at 4 p.m.
NanoForum 1: Dr. Eric Stinaff – “What to Do and NOT to Do Presenting at a Poster Session” 

Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2018, at 4 p.m.
NanoForum 2: Five APS March Meeting Presenters, “10-Min Presentation Practice”

Tuesday, March 27, 2018, at 4 p.m.
NanoForum 3: Kondalarao Kotturi “Cucurbit[n]uril: A host for dynamic self-assemblies and self-sorting phenomenon”

Tuesday, April 24, 2018, at 4 p.m.
NanoForum 4: Dawei Zhai – “Interdependence of Morphological Parameters in Self-Assembled Twisted Bilayers of Folded Graphene”

Fall 2017 Schedule

Nanoforum is held in Clippinger 332 unless otherwise noted.

Tuesday, Sept. 26, 2017, at 4 p.m.
NanoForum 1: Oscar Avalos - "Optically-integrated scanning tunneling microscopy studies of Zn and Er defects in GaAs(110)"

Tuesday, Oct, 3, 2017, at 4 p.m.
NanoForum 2: Sudiksha Khadka - "Growth Techniques and Optoelectronic Study of 2D Devices" 

Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2017, at 4 p.m.
NanoForum 3: Ari Blumer and Zak Blumer - "Monolayer MoS2 Flakes and Carbon Quantum Dots as Supercapacitor and Solar Cell Materials Research Update" and "Synthesis of Plasmonic Titanium Nitride Structures to Increase Efficiency in Solar Thermal Technologies"

Tuesday, Oct. 31, 2017, at 4 p.m.
NanoForum 4: Bishal Bhattarai - "Accurate and Efficient modeling of Amorphous materials"

Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2017, at 4 p.m.
NanoForum 5: Unvinduni Premadasa - "Investigation of effect of substituents on the interracial conformations of methacrylate monomers at air-liquid interface using sum frequency generation spectroscopy"

Tuesday, Nov. 28, 2017, at 4 p.m.
NanoForum 6: Narenda Adhikari - "Sum Frequency Generation Vibrational Spectroscopy (SFGS) to study molecular organization of monomers and polymer thin films at solid-liquid interface"

Spring 2017 Schedule 

Nanoforum is held in Clippinger 259 unless otherwise noted.

Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2017, at 4 p.m.
NanoForum 1: Anne Benjamin – “Optically-integrated scanning tunneling microscopy studies of Zn and Er defects in GaAs(110)”

Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2017, at 4 p.m.
NanoForum 2: Miles Lindquist – “Optimization of a growth process for as-grown 2D materials-based devices”

Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2017, at 4 p.m.
NanoForum 3: Lanre Akinyemi – “Exact solution to two-phase Hele-Shaw problem”

Tuesday, March 14, 2017, at 4 p.m.
NanoForum 4: Susil Baral – “Near-Field Thermal Imaging of Optically Excited Gold Nanostructures” 

Tuesday, March 21, 2017, at 4 p.m.
NanoForum 5: Ali Rafiei – “Upconverting Nanoparticles as Nanoscale Thermometers''

Tuesday, April 4, 2017, at 4 p.m.
NanoForum 6: Ali Asghari Adib – “Interactions of Engineered Sub-micron Silica Particles with Cell Membrane Models”

Tuesday, April 18, 2017, at 4 p.m.
NanoForum 7: Kiran Prasai – “Some insights into the conductivity of GeSeAg glasses”

Fall 2016 Schedule

Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2016, at 4 p.m.
NanoForum 1: Abdulrhman Alsharari - “Mass inversion in graphene by proximity to dichalcogenide monolayer”

Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2016, at 4 p.m.
NanoForum 2: Dawei Zhai -“Valley polarization in graphene via out-of-plane deformations” 

Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2016, at 4 p.m.
NanoForum 3: Sudiksha Khadka - “Concurrent growth and formation of electrically contacted monolayer transition metal dichalcogenides on bulk metallic patterns”

Tuesday, Nov. 1, 2016, at 4 p.m.
NanoForum 4: Larousse Khorashad - “Localization of Temperature in Complex Nanostructures”

Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2016, at 4 p.m.
NanoForum 5: Joe Pyle - “Super Resolution Optical Genomic Mapping for DNA Sequencing”

Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2016, at 4 p.m.
NanoForum 6: Tomas Rojas Solorzano - “Strain Fields and the Electronic Structure of CrN”

Spring 2016 Schedule

Tuesday, Jan. 26, at 4 p.m.

NanoForum 1: Sai Teja Pusuluri - "Engineering a complex energy landscape" (Clippinger 354)

Tuesday, Feb. 9, at 4 p.m.

NanoForum 2:  Yingqiao Ma -"Spin-polarized scanning tunneling microscopy studies of GaN-based 2D ferromagnetic semi-conductor surface at the room temperature"

Tuesday, Feb. 23, at 4 p.m.

NanoForum 3: Sudiksha Khadka - "Optical properties and spectroscopic study of transitional metal dichalcogenides"

Tuesday, March 8, at 4 p.m.

NanoForum 4: Thushan Wickramasinghe - "Photon correlation measurements on laterally grown quantum dots"

Tuesday, March 22, at 4 p.m.

NanoForum 5: Bishal Bhattarai - "Vibrations in amorphous silica"

Tuesday, April 12, at 4 p.m.

NanoForum 6: Anup Pandey - "Force-enhanced atomic refinement (FEAR): a structural modeling technique for disordered and glassy materials"

Fall 2015 Schedule

Tuesday, Oct. 6, at 4 p.m.

NanoForum 1: Oscar Avalos - "Spin-spin interaction in flatland"

Tuesday, Oct. 20, at 4 p.m.

NanoForum 2: Rajib Pandit - "Time dependence of fluctuations in a glassy system"

Tuesday, Nov. 3, at 4 p.m.

NanoForum 3: Khan Alam - "Magnetic and structural phase transitions in CrN thin film"

Tuesday, Nov. 17, at 4 p.m.

NanoForum 4: Pratheesh Jakkala - "Growth and Characterization of InGaN Thin Films by RF Sputtering at Different Temperatures"

Tuesday, Nov. 24, at 4 p.m.

NanoForum 5: Yang Li - "An STM study of a combined system of magnetic molecules (TBrPP-Co) and Graphene nanoribbons (GNRs)"

Tuesday, Dec. 1, at 4 p.m.

NanoForum 6: Kiran Prasai - "Gap Sculpting: Electronically optimized models of amorphous silicon and amorphous carbon"

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