Jones Seminar: Responsive Materials for Portable Chemical Sensing

Katherine Mirica, Assistant Professor of Chemistry, Dartmouth

Friday, February 5, 2016, 3:30–4:30pm

Spanos Auditorium, Cummings Hall

Presentation of an exceedingly simple and rapid procedure for fabricating selective chemiresistors from CNTs and MOFs on the surface of paper and plastic.

Special Seminar: Lab-in-a-patient microdevices for next-generation precision medicine

Oliver Jonas, Postdoctoral Associate, David H. Koch Institute for Integrative Cancer Research at MIT

Monday, February 8, 2016, 3:30–4:30pm

Spanos Auditorium, Cummings Hall

Implantable microdevices that provide new insight into drug action within tumors and the ability to tailor a patient’s therapy for optimal response with minimal side effects.

Defense of Thesis Proposal: Zhangwei Wang

Wednesday, February 10, 2016, 4:00–6:00pm

MacLean B01, Zaleski Auditorium

“Microstructure and Mechanical Properties of Ti and C doped Fe36Ni18Mn33Al13 and Fe43Ni12Mn37Al8 alloys”

Defense of Thesis Proposal: Kevin D. Hammonds

Thursday, February 11, 2016, 1:00–3:00pm

Room 105, Cummings Hall

“Snow & Ice: A Materials Science Perspective on Avalanches & Ice Sheets”

Thayer School Investiture

Saturday, June 11, 2016, 10:00–11:30am

Spaulding Auditorium, Hopkins Center

Thayer School's annual investiture ceremony honors graduating BE, MEM, MS, and PhD students through the presentation of academic hoods and awards.

Clostridium XIV

Monday, August 29, 2016–Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Cook Auditorium, Murdough Center

14th International Conference on the Genetics, Physiology and Synthetic Biology of Solvent- and Acid-forming Clostridia