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2015 RM2N Symposium UW-Madison MRSEC intro


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2015 RM2N Symposium presentation. The MRSEC and its relation to RM2N.

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2015 RM2N Symposium UW-Madison MRSEC intro

  1. 1. 1 Materials Research Science and Engineering Center on Structured Interfaces University of Wisconsin – Madison materials research science and engineering center
  2. 2. Vision To understand and engineer interfaces that will permit the creation of materials systems having new capabilities, with applications in fields ranging from advanced electronics to biology To integrate discovery and the creation of knowledge with international programs, professional development opportunities, industry outreach, and dissemination through informal education programs and state-of-the-art educational materials. 2
  3. 3. Shared Facilities Soft Materials Laboratory Materials Science Center Wisconsin Center for Applied Microelectronics Director / Co-Director N. Abbott / P. Evans Dean of Engineering I. Robertson Provost S. Mangelsdorf Semiconductor materials from an unstable world IRG 1 S. Babcock T.F. Kuech L. Mawst I. Szlufarska* D. Morgan* A. Brown K. Forghani M & E dynamics at organic-inorganic interfaces IRG 2 P. Evans J.R. Schmidt* M. Arnold T. Andrew P. Gopalan R. Hamers M. Zanni K-S Choi H. Katz M. Robinson Functional liquid crystal assemblies, materials, interfaces IRG 3 N. Abbott D. Weibel Q. Cui* D. Lynn F. Himpsel M. Mahanthappa J. de Pablo* O. Lavrentovich U. Cordova M. Bedolla UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN Materials Research Science and Engineering Center Seeds (*=Super Seed) - Molecular Understanding of Glasses* - Novel two-dimensional semiconductor materials - Novel monometallic and bimetallic nanoparticles - Active 2D materials - Dynamics of deformable particles in a liquid crystal Education, Outreach & Human Resource Development Interdisciplinary Education Group (IEG) – A.L. Gillian- Daniel Research Experience for Undergraduate Students REU RET PREM Institute of Chemical Engineering Curriculum Development Nanotechnology Kits Spanish Translation of Outreach Materials Diversity Programs External Advisory Board Advanced Materials Industrial Consortium UWAMIC Interdisciplinary computational group ICG I. Szlufarska A. Yethiraj I. Knezevic M. Mavrikakis J. Mitchell + IRG members with* 4
  4. 4. 4 MRSEC Collaboration – Worldwide Reach Zhejian Technion, Israel University of Tokyo, Tokyo University of Science, Tokyo Institute of Technology*, NIMS, Hokkaido University, Japan Ferdinand Liebniz Research Institute, Germany University of Bremen, Germany University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany ETH, Switzerland University of Grenoble, France Ajou University, Korea National University of Mexico, Mexico City, Mexico City University, Hong Kong HKUST, Hong Kong University of Melbourne, Australia Monash University, Australia National University of Singapore, Singapore Indian Institute of Technology, Madras CNR, Italy Åbo Akademi, Turku, Finland National University of Colombia, Bogota, Colombia Zhejiang U China
  5. 5. Interdisciplinarity of MRSEC - 52 faculty - 10 female - 6 underrepresented minority 5