Materials Colloquium 2020

Wednesday, 16:30

Two talks (20 minutes each) plus discussion (10 minutes each) followed by an apéro, kindly sponsored by D-MATL

February, 5th, HCI J7

Marc Willinger (ScopeM)
Observing while it happens: In situ electron microscopy of dynamic processes

Arkadiy Simonov (Multifunctional Ferroic Materials)
Hidden order in disordered Prussian Blue analogues crystals





March, 11th, HCI J7

Yinyin Bao (D-CHAB)
Engineering biodegradable polymers for 3D printing of personalized medical devices

Guido Panzarasa (Soft and Living Materials)
Time and relative dimension in self-assembly: towards a systems chemistry of materials





April, 1st, zoom

Yaroslav Romanyuk (EMPA Dübendorf)
High efficiency thin-film solar cells

April, 22nd, zoom

Sandra Skjærvø (Mesoscopic Systems)
Domain evolution in a magnetic metamaterial

May, 13th, zoom

Shovon Pal (Multifunctional Ferroic Materials)
Watching ultrafast motion of bound and free electrons in materials

Special Edition of the Materials Colloquium

July, 23rd, 15:00, zoom

Elsa Olivetti (MIT, Department of Materials Science and Engineering)
Materials Innovations Towards Decarbonization of Industrial Processes

September, 9th, zoom

Roland Logé (EPFL)
Laser powder bed fusion of metals and alloys – how to better control microstructures and properties

Chiara Gattinoni (Materials Theory)
Surface structure and catalysis in ferroelectric nanomaterials

October, 7th, zoom (

Ahmad Rafsanjani (Complex Materials)   
Programming soft robots with flexible mechanical metamaterials

Brendan Bulfin (D-MAVT)
Principles of materials design for two step thermochemical redox cycles

November, 4th, zoom (the link will be published here)

Anna Fontcuberta i Morral (EPFL)
Using nanostructures and earth abundant semiconductors for sustainable generation solar cells

Sebastian Stepanow (Magnetism and Interface Physics)
Addressing the quantum spin of single atoms and molecules

December, 2nd, zoom (the link will be published here)

Laura Alvarez Frances (Soft Materials and Interfaces)
Controlling active colloids

Marta Gibert (University of Zürich)
Ultrathin double-perovskite thin films

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