Spring 2023 Seminars

MSE Seminar SeriesLehigh's Department of Materials Science and Engineering presents its Fall 2023 Seminar Series.

All seminars are scheduled for 9:30 a.m. in Sinclair Auditorium 106, unless otherwise noted below.

Zoom links, if available, will be announced closer to the date of the event.

Attendance is required of all full-time MS&E graduate students, and are also open to all visitors.

Date Speaker & Title Host/Advisor


MSE Kick-Off Seminar


Prof. Castro


MSE Safety Seminar

Prof. Moyer


Dr. Dileep Singh, Argonne National Laboratory
High Efficiency High Temperature Thermal Energy Storage System (TESS)

Prof. Jain


Dr. Robert Robinson, Office of Multicultural Affairs, Lehigh University

Advocating for Diversity: Enhancing Your Cultural Competence

MSE DEI Committee


Dr. Michelle Seitz, Advanced Materials & Manufacturing Technologies Office (AMMTO)
Stories of Industrial Science: Between the Perfect and the Practical

Prof. Chow


Dr. Elizabeth Dickey, Carnegie Mellon University
Local to Meso-scale Structure and Polarization in Ferroelectrics

Prof. Castro


Dr. Sean Garner, Corning

Flexible Inorganic Substrates for Electronic Device Integration

Prof. Jain


Dr. Eleonora Isotta, Northwestern University
Understanding Heat Transport at Grain Boundaries through High Resolution Imaging

Prof. Castro


Dr. Tom Duerig, Confluent Medical Technologies, Inc.
The Past, Present, and Future of Nitinol

Prof. Castro


Dr. Roopali Kukreja, University of California Davis
Imaging Ultrafast and Ultrasmall: Unraveling nanoscale behavior in complex oxide heterostructures using time-resolved x-ray scattering

Prof. Castro


Dr. Beth Opila, University of Virginia
Title TBA

Prof. Chan


Dr. Edson R. Leite, Brazilian National Laboratory of Nanotechnology
Designing the Ceramics Fabrication Process Using Molecular Methods: My Considerations

*LOCATION: Health, Science, & Technology (HST) Building, Room 101*

Prof. Castro


Dr. Izabela Szlufarska, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Title TBA

Prof. Castro