Materials Research Day

Mark your calendars! Materials Research Day, the official kickoff event for the MSE Program, will take place on the afternoon of May 2, 2013 in the Jennie Smoly Caruthers Biotechnology Building on the East Campus (map).

Event Schedule:

1:00 pm – Welcome and Opening Remarks
1:30 pm – Keynote Address: “The Role of Materials Research in Science Diplomacy

  • Alan Hurd, Franklin Fellow, Office of the Science and Technology Adviser, U.S. Department of State, Past President of the Materials Research Society
2:30 pm – Poster Session Highlighting Materials Research at CU Boulder (with refreshments)
4:30 pm – Panel Discussion: “Translation of Emerging Materials into Societal Advances

  • Eric Amis, Director, Physical Sciences, United Technologies Research Center
  • Ramamoorthy Ramesh, UC Berkeley, former Director of the DOE SunShot Initiative and Solar Energy Technologies Program
  • Suraj Rawal, Principal Research Scientist, ATC/AMN Lockheed Martin Space Systems
6:00 pm – Closing Remarks

If you would like to present a poster, you must register by April 18th. Subsequent to this event, an MSE seed funding opportunity for new collaborations will be available to faculty who participate in the poster session, either directly or through members of their research group.
* Register here
* Download the Materials Research Day flyer 
[Updated Apr 2013]