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