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Seminar Schedule

Unless otherwise stated, seminars are held in Building 235, Room K04B (the large conference room).This seminar talk room is physically accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for sign language interpretation or other accommodations should be directed to the NCNR User Office at 301-975-8200 or ncnraccess@nist.gov .

If you are interested in giving a seminar, or if you wish to schedule a seminar, please contact Antonio Faraone (afaraone@nist.gov).



  

October 2016 ...

Date: Thursday October 6th, 2016 at 10:45 am
Place: Building 235, Room K04B
Title: Synthesis, Characterization and Thermodynamic studies (ITC) of a new tetradentate chelator (BTOT): A potential application to latent fingerprints
Speaker:

Ofra Paz Tal (Nuclear Research Center Negev, Israel)

Contact: Donald Pierce
  
  

September 2016 ...

Date: Wednesday September 28th, 2016 at 10:45 am
Place: Building 235, Room K04B
Title: TBA
Speaker:

Jerimy C. Polf (University of Maryland School of Medicine)

Contact: Heather Chen-Mayer
  
Date: Friday September 23rd, 2016 at 10:45 am
Place: Building 235, Room K04B
Title: Linking Molecular Design to Macroscale Morphology and Function in Macromolecular Soft Materials
Speaker:

Arthi Jayaraman (University of Delaware)

Contact: Antonio Faraone
  
Date: Tuesday September 20th, 2016 at 10:45 am
Place: Building 235, Room K04B
Title: TBA
Speaker:

Christopher L. Cahill (George Washington University)

Contact: Craig Brown
  
Date: Monday September 19th, 2016 at 10:45 am
Place: Building 235, Room K04B
Title: TBA
Speaker:

Eun Ju Moon (Drexel University)

Contact: Brian Kirby
  
Date: Thursday September 8th, 2016 at 10:45 am
Place: Building 235, Room K04B
Title: Mechanisms of protein assembly at the membrane: Insights from theory and reaction-diffusion simulation
Speaker:

Margaret E. Johnson (Johns Hopkins University)

Contact: Antonio Faraone
  
  

August 2016 ...

Date: Wednesday August 17th, 2016 at 10:45 am
Place: Building 235, Room K04B
Title: Relaxation Behavior of Polymer Chains at Solid Interfaces
Speaker:

Keiji Tanaka (Kyushu University, Japan)

Contact: Michihiro Nagao
  
Date: Tuesday August 2nd, 2016 at 2:00 pm
Place: Building 235, Room K04B
Title: 2D triangular lattice antiferromagnetism of multiferroic RMnO3
Speaker:

Je-Geun Park (Seoul National University, Korea)

Contact: Jeffrey Lynn
  
  

June 2016 ...

Date: Thursday June 23rd, 2016 at 10:45 am
Place: Building 235, Room K04B
Title: Ring Rotation in Ferrocene and Ferrocene Containing Polymers
Speaker:

Markus Appel (Institut Laue-Langevin, France)

Contact: Dan Neumann
  
Date: Thursday June 16nd, 2016 at 10:45 am
Place: Building 235, Room K04B
Title: The Basics, History, and Fancy of Polarized 3He-based Neutron Spin Filters at NIST - or where do those cell names come from ?
Speaker:

Thomas R. Gentile (Radiation Physics Division, NIST)

Contact: Wangchun Chen
  
Date: Thursday June 2nd, 2016 at 10:45 am
Place: Building 235, Room K04B
Title: Magnetic and Crystal Structure of the Kitaev Magnet α-RuCl3
Speaker:

Jennifer Sears (University of Toronto, Canada)

Contact: Jeffrey Lynn
  
Date: Wednesday June 1st, 2016 at 10:45 am
Place: Building 235, Room K04B
Title: Neutron and Positron Research and a New Cold Source at the Reactor Institute Delft
Speaker:

V. de Haan and R. Gommers (Reactor Institute Delft)

Contact: Robert Williams
  
  

May 2016 ...

Date: Wednesday May 25th, 2016 at 10:45 am
Place: Building 235, Room K04B
Title: Using Neutron and High Energy X-ray Diffraction to Probe Additively Manufactured Materials Over a Range of Length and Time Scales.
Speaker:

Donald W. Brown (Los Alamos National Laboratory)

Contact: Robert Dimeo
  
Date: Tuesday May 24th, 2016 at 10:45 am
Place: Building 235, Room K04A
Title: Molecular Hydrate Crystals - Formation, Transformation and Properties
Speaker:

Jennifer Swift (Georgetown University)

Contact: Craig Brown
  
Date: Friday May 20th, 2016 at 3:00 pm
Place: Building 235, Room K04B
Title: Formation and operation of organic-inorganic halide perovskite solar absorbers
Speaker:

Michael F. Toney (SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory)

Contact: Craig Brown
  
Date: Wednesday May 18th, 2016 at 10:45 am
Place: Building 235, Room K04B
Title: Polymer Gels: Fracture, Friction, Healing and Superabsorbency
Speaker:

Kendra Erk (Purdue University)

Contact: Kathleen Weigandt
  
  

April 2016 ...

Date: Tuesday April 26th, 2016 at 10:45 am
Place: Building 235, Room K04B
Title: The solution structure of the Atg1-complex: Challenges in inferential structure determination
Speaker:

Juergen Koefinger (Max Planck Institute of Biophysics, Germany)

Contact: Joseph Curtis
  
Date: Thursday April 21st, 2016 at 10:45 am
Place: Building 235, Room E100
Title: Resonant soft X-ray scattering studies of helical liquid crystals
Speaker:

Chenhui Zhu (Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory)

Contact: Yimin Mao
  
Date: Friday April 8th, 2016 at 10:45 am
Place: Building 235, Room K04B
Title: Field-temperature scaling in unconventional superconductors
Speaker:

James Analytis (University of California, Berkeley)

Contact: Nicholas Butch
  
  

March 2016 ...

Date: Tuesday March 22nd, 2016 at 2:00 pm
Place: Building 235, Room K04B
Title: Elucidating the relationships between polyolefin architecture and mechanical properties
Speaker:

David Bucknall (Heriot-Watt University, UK)

Contact: Yimin Mao
  
Date: Tuesday March 22nd, 2016 at 10:45 am
Place: Building 235, Room K04B
Title: Moving in a mobile crowded environment: anomalous dynamics beyond the Lorentz gas model
Speaker:

Marco Laurati (University of Guanajuato, Mexico)

Contact: Yun Liu
  
Date: Monday March 21st, 2016 at 2:00 pm
Place: Building 235, Room K04B
Title: Displacive relaxor ferroelectrics as soft pseudo-spin glasses - some speculations
Speaker:

David Sherrington (University of Oxford and Santa Fe Institute)

Contact: Peter Gehring
  
Date: Monday March 21st, 2016 at 10:45 am
Place: Building 235, Room K04B
Title: Short-time dynamics in dispersions with competing short-range attraction and long-range repulsion
Speaker:

Jonas Riest (Forschungszentrum Jülich GmbH, Institute of Complex Systems, Germany)

Contact: Yun Liu
  
Date: Friday March 18th, 2016 at 10:45 am
Place: Building 235, Room K04B
Title: Dynamics in Polymer Melts and Nanocomposites
Speaker:

Gerald J. Schneider (Louisiana State University)

Contact: Antonio Faraone
  
  

February 2016 ...

Date: Thursday February 4th, 2016 at 10:45 am
Place: Building 235, Room K04B
Title: Wetting ridge dynamics during spreading on a soft solid studied by x-ray imaging
Speaker:

Su Ji Park (Pohang University of Science and Technology, South Korea)

Contact: Daniel Hussey
  
  

January 2016 ...

Date: Friday January 29th, 2016 at 10:45 am
Place: Building 235, Room K04B
Title: Characterising interfacial magnetism in spintronic materials
Speaker:

Sean Langridge (ISIS, Harwell Science and Innovation Campus, Rutherford Appleton Laboratory, United Kingdom)

Contact: Brian Kirby
  
Date: Wednesday January 27th, 2016 at 10:45 am
Place: Building 235, Room K04B
Title: Progress at the European Spallation Source
Speaker:

Andrew Jackson (European Spallation Source and Lund University, Sweden)

Contact: Yun Liu
  
Date: Tuesday January 26th, 2016 at 10:45 am
Place: Building 235, Room K04B
Title: Ionic liquids, from fundamental structure and interactions to new energy storage technologies
Speaker:

Luis Aguilera (Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden)

Contact: Antonio Faraone
  
Date: Monday January 25th, 2016 at 10:45 am
Place: Building 235, Room K04B
Title: Exploring Structures, Superconductivity and Spins at Extreme Conditions
Speaker:

Ryan Stillwell (Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory)

Contact: Jeffrey Lynn
  
Date: Tuesday January 19th, 2016 at 10:45 am
Place: Building 235, Room K04B
Title: Size dependent magnetic properties of maghemite nanoparticles: a proposed project for neutron scattering investigations
Speaker:

Kelly Pisane (West Virginia University)

Contact: Jeffrey Lynn
  
Date: Friday January 15th, 2016 at 10:45 am
Place: Building 235, Room K04B
Title: Neutron Scattering Study of Low Energy Spin Excitations in the FeTe/Se Superconductors
Speaker:

Zhijun Xu (University of California, Berkeley)

Contact: Jeffrey Lynn
  
Date: Tuesday January 12th, 2016 at 10:45 am
Place: Building 235, Room K04B
Title: Understanding Atomic-Scale Structure/Function Relationships of Peptide-Enabled Nanomaterials: Toward Bio-Inspired Optimization of Materials Properties
Speaker:

Nicholas M. Bedford (Applied Chemicals and Materials Division, NIST)

Contact: Yun Liu
  

If you are interested in giving a seminar, or if you wish to schedule a seminar, please contact Antonio Faraone (afaraone@nist.gov).


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