Michigan Chapter - Calendar

Advancing the Science and Technology of Materials, Interfaces, and Processing


2017

May 25: "Nanomanufacturing: From Fundamentals to Scale-Up"


2014

August 25th: Annual Spring Symposium of the AVS Michigan Chapter - "Thin Films in Energy Storage and Conversion Applications"
 

2011

May 12th: 38th Annual Spring Symposium of the AVS Michigan Chapter
  
April 20th:  "Controlling Low Temperature Plasmas: From Nanofabrication to Plasma Medicine"
Prof. Mark J. Kushner, recent AVS Welch Award winner, Director of the Michigan Institute for Plasma Science and Engineering.

2010

December 14th:  Lecture - "Silicon MEMS Oscillators-From Research to Products"
Dr. Wan-Thai Hsu, Discera, Inc., Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
  
May 26th:  37th Annual Spring Symposium
http://www.eecs.umich.edu/~peicheng/news/AVSmeeting.html
  
March 4th:  "Focused-Ion Beam Assisted Epitaxy of Hybrid Multifunctional Materials"
Speaker: Prof Rachel Goldman, University of Michigan.

2009

October 29th:  "Surface Chemistry for Decreased Platinum Usage in Fuel Cells"
Speaker: Dr. Fred Wagner from GM R&D.
  
May 21st: 36th Annual Spring Symposium
  
April 22nd: Chapter Meeting

2008

November 5th:  "Materials Aspects of Lithium-Ion Batteries for Transportation Applications."
Speaker: Dr. Gholam-Abbas Nazri from General Motors R&D Center in Warren, MI.
  
September 24th:  Our next Dinner-Talk will be on September 24, 2008 at 6:00 pm. The dinner-talk will be preceded by a Board Meeting at 5:30 pm. As usual, all members are invited to come and be an active part of the organization.

Our speaker will be Prof. Phillip M. Duxbury of the Department of Physics and Astronomy of Michigan State University. He will be talking about "Characterization and Control of Nanoparticle Structure, Dispersion and Self-Assembly"
  
May 28th: 35th Annual Spring Symposium of the AVS Michigan Chapter held at the Student Union of the University of Toledo, OH.
The theme of this year's Symposium is "Thin Film and Nanostructured Materials of Alternative Energy Applications"
  • Student's Poster Session
  • Vendors Equipment Exhibit
  • Keynote Speaker: Lawrence Kazmerski, NREL - Solar PV Technology: The Beginning of the Revolution
Symposium Organizers:
Dr. Terry Bigioni: Terry.Bigioni@utoledo.edu
Dr. Pilar Herrera-Fierro: pilarhf@umich.edu
  
March 5th:  Dinner Meeting
Speaker: Prof. Katsuo Kurabayashi from the Mechanical and Electrical Engineering Departments of the University of Michigan.
"MULTI-SCALE INTEGRATION OF SOFT POLYMERS AND BIOMOLECULES FOR HYBRID MICROSYSTEMS"
Contact: Pilar Herrera-Fierro, MI Chapter Secretary

2007

November 14th  Dinner Meeting
Speaker: L. Jay Guo, University of Michigan
"NANOIMPRINTING TECHNOLOGY AND ITS APPLICATIONS"
Contact: Pilar Herrera-Fierro, MI Chapter Secretary
  
May 9th  Spring Symposium @ Michigan Union, U of M
"Smart Materials and Thin Films for Biomedical Applications"
  
May 9th  1-day Short Course at Michigan Union, U of M
"Fundamentals of Vacuum Technology"
Instructor Prof. Paul Holloway
  
February 15th  Dinner Meeting Talk by Dr. Galen Fisher , DELPHI Corporation, "Future Vehicle Emission Control Technologies and On-Board Hydrogen Generation: Spatially Resolved Species and Temperature Profiles Along a Reformer Catalyst"

2006

November 29th Chapter Board Meeting