News, Events & CEMS Seminars

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Tuesday, Jan. 17: No seminar, first day of classes in Spring semester

Thursday, Jan. 19: No seminar, training session for faculty, graduate students, postdocs

Tuesday, Jan. 24: CEMS faculty candidate (advertised internally)

Tuesday, Jan. 31: CEMS faculty candidate (advertised internally)

Tuesday, Feb. 7: CEMS faculty candidate (advertised internally)

Tuesday, Feb 14: CEMS faculty candidate (advertised internally)

Tuesday, Feb. 21: No seminar, information session invited by CEMS DEI Working Group - Inclusive Teaching faculty/staff for CEMS instructors and teaching assistants (current and future) and student-facing staff

Tuesday, Feb. 28: CEMS faculty candidate (advertised internally)


March 6-10: No seminars: UMN Spring Break and APS meeting

Tuesday, March 21: Dr. Gianluigi A. Botton, McMaster University

Tuesday, March 28: Dr. Martha A. Grover, Georgia Institute of Technology


Tuesday, April 4: Dr. Suljo Linic, University of Michigan

Tuesday, April 11: No seminar

Thursday, April 13, Amundson Lecture: Dr. Gilda A. Barabino, President of Olin College of Engineering

Tuesday, April 18, PPG Lecture: Dr. Subramanian Ramakrishnan, Florida A&M University-Florida State University College of Engineering

Thursday, April 20: Dr. Peter Bruggeman, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities

Tuesday, April 25, Fredrickson Lecture: Dr. Melody A. Swartz, The University of Chicago

Tuesday, May 2: Dr. Irene J. Beyerlein, UC Santa Barbara



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Sam Wang (ChE '22) produces podcast "Professors Are People Too"

Posted January 27, 2022

Jan. 27, 2022 - CEMS undergraduate student Sam Wang (ChE '22), along with four classmates from the Introduction to Engineering Project Management class, created a podcast called "Professors Are People Too."

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Dan Frisbie reaches Chemistry of Materials’ 1k Club

Posted January 25, 2022

Jan. 25, 2022 - Congratulations to Dan Frisbie, CEMS Department Head, who reached the Chemistry of Materials’ 1k Club (articles published in Chemistry of Materials that have been cited more than 1,000 times) for “Introduction to Organic Thin Film Transistors and Design of n-Channel Organic Semiconductors" published in 2004, along with Chris Newman, Demetrio da Silva Filho, Jean-Luc Brédas, Paul Ewbank, and Kent Mann.

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CEMS students win Crucible Prize awards

Posted January 19, 2022

Jan. 19, 2022 - Congratulations to the winners of the inaugural Crucible Prize sponsored by Navjot Singh (PhD ChE ’94) and Nithya Iyer Singh (MS Pharmaceutics ’94). The Crucible Prize competition invited graduate and undergraduate students to present a 10 minute pitch presentation followed by five minutes of Q&A to a panel of three commercialization experts.

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Michelle Calabrese wins NSF CAREER Award

Posted January 11, 2022

Jan. 11, 2022 - Assistant Professor Michelle Calabrese has been selected for a Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Award from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to support her project “Beyond alignment: novel mechanisms for controlling block copolymer phase behavior using magnetic fields.

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CEMS graduate student Marisa Bazzi awarded AHA Predoctoral Fellowship

Posted January 4, 2022

Jan. 5, 2022 -Marisa Bazzi, a fourth-year materials science and engineering graduate student in Professor Victor Barocas' group, was recently awarded a prestigious Predoctoral Fellowship from the American Heart Association (AHA) to support her research, "Multiscale, Multiphysical Phenomena in Arterial Remodeling."