Symposium Schedule

8:30 – 9:00 Check In & Breakfast
9:00 – 9:40

Professor Chinedum Osuji, University of Pennsylvania

Creating Useful Nanostructured Soft Materials by Directed Self-Assembly

9:40 – 10:00

Albert Liu, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

2D-Macromolecular Heterostructures Enabled Colloidal State Machines

10:00 – 11:20 Poster Session (Even numbers present)
11:20 – 12:00

Professor Sharon Glotzer, University of Michigan

Two-Step Nucleation Pathways in Entropic Colloidal Crystallization, or How does YOUR crystal grow?

12:00 – 12:30 Lunch
12:30 – 1:50 Poster Session (Odd numbers present)
1:50 – 2:10

Angelica Galvan, University of Michigan

Effect of Microporous Structure on the Mechanics and Permeability of Polymer Films

2:10 – 2:50

Professor Phillip Messersmith, University of California, Berkeley

Interfacial and Bulk Molecular Phenomena in Mussel Adhesive Proteins and Their Synthetic Polymer Mimics

2:50 – 3:00 Break
3:00 – 3:40

Professor M. Scott Shell, University of California, Santa Barbara

Simulation Insights into Peptides at Interfaces

3:40 – 4:00 Closing & Awards Presentation