Current Events

COE Inaugural Lecture Series

Prof. Darrin Pochan

Distinguished Professor of Materials Science

Topic: Building materials at the nanoscale with molecular self-assembly: Seeing is Believing!
May 28, 2024 | 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM

501 FinTech Innovation Hub
591 Collaboration Way, Newark, DE 19713

Livestream  |  Reception to follow

Click Here to Register by May 21

CBE Seminar, Co-Sponsored by CRiSP

Peter Beltramo

Assistant Professor
University of Massachusetts (Amherst)

Topic: Interfacial Colloidal Interactions, Dynamics, and Assembly: From Biomembranes to Ordered 2D Materials
October 20, 2023 | 10:00 AM

CRiSP Event Archive

 

CHARM / CRiSP Seminar

Thursday June 8, 2023 at 2:00 P.M. – 3:00 P.M. in 102 Colburn Lab

PROF. JAN VERMANT, Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule Zürich (ETH)

Engineering Sustainable Multiphase Systems

 

 


 

CRiSP Seminar

February 9, 2023 at 2:00 P.M. – 3:00 P.M. in 366 Colburn Lab

MATTHEW CUSHMAN, Winterthur Museum & University of Delaware

“Hydrogels in Art Conservation: Opportunities and Challenges”

 

 


CHARM Hybrid Seminar (co-sponsored by CRiSP)

May 5, 2022

PROF. CHRISTIAN PESTER, The Pennsylvania State University

“Design of Advanced Functional Surfaces using Oxygen-tolerant Phyotopolymerization”

 

 

 

 

CRiSP Seminar (co-sponsored by UD CHARM an NSF MRSEC & NSF PIRE) May 14, 2021 from 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM

REGISTRATION is required. Confirmation & seminar link will be sent to the email provided at registration.

PROF. JENNIFER HEEMSTRA, Emory University

Talk 1: “Bilingual Peptide Nucleic Acids: Encoding the Languages of Nucleic Acids and Proteins in a Single Self-Assembling Biopolymer”
Talk 2: “Self-Care Is Not the Enemy of Performance” Click here to view flyer

 

 

 


CRiSP Seminar: May 7, 2021 at 10:00 AM

REGISTRATION is required. Confirmation & seminar link will be sent to the email provided at registration.

DR. SAMBEETA DAS, University of Delaware

“Strategies for Dynamical Self-Assembly of Active Matter” Click here to view flyer

 

 

 

 


CRiSP Webinar: JANUARY 12, 2021 at 11:00 AM

REGISTRATION is required. Confirmation & seminar link will be sent to the email provided at registration.

PROF. STEFANIE SYDLIK, Ph.D., Carnegie Mellon University

“Polymers and Functional Graphenic Materials as Stem Cell Instructive Scaffolds for Bone Regeneration”

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Virtual Workshop on Plastics Recycling & Upcycling

1:00 PM – 4:00 PM (EST)

The Center for Plastics Innovation (CPI) is hosting a workshop on Additive/Advanced Manufacturing for Plastics Recycling and Upcycling—moderated by Michael Mackay, UD Distinguished Professor—via Zoom Webinar on Wednesday, January 13th, 2021 from 1-4pm EST.

This virtual workshop is co-sponsored by the Center for Research in Soft matter and Polymers (CRiSP) and the NSF GCR Materials Life-Cycle Management program. 

Please join us by registering today! Our flyer is available here.

 

 


GRADUATE RECRUITMENT in SOFT MATERIALS: NOVEMBER 19, 2020

12:00 PM – 1:00 PM (EST)

Thank you to all who participated in our Graduate Recruitment event on Nov. 19th, showcasing the soft materials research in several of UD’s academic departments and centers. If you were not able to join us, we’ve posted the slides here.

 

 


RESEARCH SEMINAR & EQUITY DISCUSSION: NOVEMBER 6, 2020

REGISTRATION is required. Confirmation & seminar link will be sent to the email provided at registration.

DR. JESSICA WADE, Imperial College London

RESEARCH SEMINAR: 10:00 – 11:00 AM

“Chiral materials and their application in electronic devices” EQUITY DISCUSSION: 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM

“Why we need to keep speaking about equity in science”

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GCR MINI-SYMPOSIUM: OCTOBER 1, 2020

REGISTRATION is required. Link to the seminar will be included in the registration confirmation. (a single registration will confirm the registrant for all 3-seminars)

KATRINA KNAUER

Senior Scientist leading Materials Innovation BioCellection, Inc. 12:00 – 1:00 PM “Designing New Polymers from Chemically Decomposed Polyethylene Waste”

 

 

 

HOYONG CHUNG

Assistant Professor FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY 1:00 – 2:00 PM “Synthesis of Biomass Lignin-based Functional Polymers”

 

 

 

 

GREGG BECKHAM

Senior Research Fellow & Group Leader National Renewable Energy Laboratory 2:00 – 3:00 PM “Efforts Towards Sustainable Performance-advantaged Bioproducts and Plastics Upcycling”

 

 

 


 

 

Stephen Schrettl, Université de Fribourg

Monday, November 4, 2019 10:00 a.m. 366 Colburn Lab

“Tunable and Responsive Supramolecular Polymer Materials“

 

Elie Merveille N’gouamba, Université Paris Est

Friday, November 1, 2019 10:00 a.m. 102 Colburn Lab

“Deformation and Flow of Yield Stress Fluid: Generic Elasto-Plasticity in their Solid Regime“

 

Pushkar Lele, Texas A&M University

Monday, October 28, 2019 10:00 a.m. 366 Colburn Lab

“Random Walks, Hydrodynamic Interactions, and Molecular Memory in Bacteria“

 

Michael Hore, Case Western Reserve University

Monday, October 14, 2019 10:00 a.m. 366 Colburn Lab

“Translocation of Soft Nanoparticles Through Confining Nanochannels“

 

Bruno D’Aguanno, VIT University, Vellore

Tuesday, October 1, 2019 10:00 a.m. 366 Colburn Lab

“Design Criteria of Advanced Nanomaterials from the Basic Understanding of Thermal Energy

Storage Mechanisms“

Theresa Tonge, W. L. Gore & Associates, Inc.

Monday, September 30, 2019 10:00 a.m. 366 Colburn Lab

“From Cell Phones to Stent Grafts: Materials Science and Innovation at W.L. Gore & Associates“

 

Gopinath Subramanian, Los Alamos National Lab

Monday, September 16, 2019 10:00 a.m. 366 Colburn Lab

“Multiscale Modeling of Rubbery Elastomers: Mechanochemistry & Accelerated MD“