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Engineering Department Bio- and Micromechanics Seminars

On the length scale, robustness and manufacturability in topology optimization

User Dr Boyan Stefanov Lazarov, School of Mechanical, Aerospace and Civil Engineering, University of Manchester.

HouseOatley Seminar Room, Department of Engineering.

ClockFriday 18 May 2018, 14:00-15:00

Theory of Condensed Matter

Fractons

UserProf. Rahul Nandkishore, Boulder.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockMonday 14 May 2018, 14:15-15:15

Theory of Condensed Matter

Quantum Thermalization Dynamics

UserProf. Dr. Frank Pollmann, Technische Universität München.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 26 April 2018, 14:15-15:15

Theory of Condensed Matter

Multi-scale dynamic disorder in halide perovskite solar cells

UserProf. Aron Walsh, Imperial College London.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 19 April 2018, 14:15-15:15

Chemistry Departmental-wide lectures

David Chandler Linnett Memorial Symposium

UserDr Céline Merlet, Prof. Christoph Dellago, Prof. Iris Antes, Prof. Juan P. Garrahan, Dr Lester Hedges, Prof. Pieter Rein ten Wolde, Prof. Berend Smit, Dr Benjamin Rotenberg, Prof. Tuomas Knowles, Dr Ulf Pedersen.

HousePfizer Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockFriday 13 April 2018, 11:00-18:00

Chemistry Departmental-wide lectures

INFRARED TRANSMITTING SILVER HALIDE FIBERS AND THEIR APPLICATIONS

UserProf. Abraham Katzir, School of Physics and Astronomy, Tel Aviv University.

HouseUnilever Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockTuesday 03 April 2018, 11:00-12:00

Theory of Condensed Matter

Quantum modelling of the interiors of rocky and icy planets

UserDr Andreas Hermann, The University of Edinburgh.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 15 March 2018, 14:15-15:15

Theory - Chemistry Research Interest Group

Modelling diffusion-osmosis

First Year PhD Report

UserSimon Ramirez Hinestrosa, University of Cambridge.

HouseDepartment of Chemistry, Cambridge, Unilever lecture theatre.

ClockWednesday 07 March 2018, 14:55-15:15

Theory - Chemistry Research Interest Group

Depolarising Polar Surface Simulations

First Year PhD Report

UserThomas Sayer, University of Cambridge.

HouseDepartment of Chemistry, Cambridge, Unilever lecture theatre.

ClockWednesday 07 March 2018, 14:35-14:55

Engineering Department Bio- and Micromechanics Seminars

Current-Induced Stresses in Ceramic Lithium-Ion Conductors

UserProfessor Charles Monroe, Energy and Power Group Oxford University.

HouseOatley Seminar Room, Department of Engineering.

ClockFriday 16 February 2018, 14:00-15:00

Theory of Condensed Matter

Topological Materials with liquid electrons

UserProf. Claudia Felser, Max Planck Institute.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 15 February 2018, 14:15-15:15

Theory - Chemistry Research Interest Group

Second Harmonic Scattering: Atomistic Simulation and Machine Learning

UserDr David M. Wilkins, Laboratory of Computational Science and Modelling, EPFL.

HouseDepartment of Chemistry, Cambridge, Unilever lecture theatre.

ClockWednesday 14 February 2018, 14:15-15:15

Theory of Condensed Matter

TCM Dragon's Den

UserTCM first year students.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 01 February 2018, 14:15-15:15

Engineering Department Bio- and Micromechanics Seminars

The world is not flat: 3D cell biology and 3D devices

User Dr Róisín M. Owens, Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology, Cambridge.

HouseOatley Seminar Room, Department of Engineering.

ClockFriday 26 January 2018, 14:00-15:00

Theory of Condensed Matter

Metastability in open quantum dynamics

UserDr Katarzyna Macieszczak, University of Nottingham.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 25 January 2018, 14:15-15:15

Theory of Condensed Matter

Coexistence of superconductivity and magnetism at the nanoscale

UserProf. Alexandre Buzdin, University of Bordeaux.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 18 January 2018, 14:15-15:15

Theory - Chemistry Research Interest Group

Big Molecules and Small Particles

UserProfessor Lennart Lindfors, University of Gothenburg.

HouseDepartment of Chemistry, Cambridge, Unilever lecture theatre.

ClockWednesday 17 January 2018, 14:15-15:15

Chemistry Departmental-wide lectures

What inspires us to learn?

UserFun Man Fung, National University of Singapore.

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockFriday 15 December 2017, 16:00-17:00

Materials Chemistry Research Interest Group

Organic Electronics for Monitoring and Hosting of 3D Cell Biology Models

UserDr. Róisín M. Owens, Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology, University of Cambridge.

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry, Lensfield Road.

ClockTuesday 12 December 2017, 14:30-15:30

Engineering Department Bio- and Micromechanics Seminars

Modeling Collective Cell Migration: Clusters and Monolayers

UserProfessor Nir Gov Department of Chemical and Biological Physics Weizmann Institute of Science Rehovot, Israel.

HouseOatley Seminar Room, Department of Engineering.

ClockTuesday 12 December 2017, 11:00-12:00

Engineering Department Mechanics Colloquia Research Seminars

Snaking, dripping, and fluttering of elastic rods

UserProfessor Davide Bigoni,Department of Civil, Environmental and Mechanical Engineering University of Trento, Italy.

HouseDepartment of Engineering - LR4.

ClockFriday 08 December 2017, 14:00-15:00

Chemistry Departmental-wide lectures

New Frontiers in Biocatalytic C-H Functionalization

UserProfessor Greg Challis, University of Warwick.

HousePfizer Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockThursday 30 November 2017, 16:00-17:00

Mind-matter Unification Project (TCM Group, Cavendish Laboratory)

Incorporating Meaning into Fundamental Physics

Lecture given at the Frontiers of Fundamental Physics 15 Conference: video, with slides included, available at link below.

UserBrian Josephson, Physics Department, University of Cambridge.

Houseview on your computer via webcast, link below.

ClockWednesday 29 November 2017, 10:00-11:00

Theory of Condensed Matter

Unconventional Order in some Framework Materials

UserProf. Andrew Goodwin, University of Oxford.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 23 November 2017, 14:15-15:15

Engineering Department Bio- and Micromechanics Seminars

Coupled phenomena: theory and applications

UserDr Václav Klika, Faculty of Nuclear Sciences and Physical Engineering, Czech Technical University Prague.

HouseOatley Seminar Room, Department of Engineering.

ClockFriday 17 November 2017, 14:00-15:00

Theory of Condensed Matter

Exploring Chemical Space with Random Matrix Theory

UserDr Alpha Lee, University of Cambridge.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 16 November 2017, 14:15-15:15

Engineering Department Bio- and Micromechanics Seminars

Innovations in Drug Delivery by Supramolecular Design

UserEric Andrew Appel, PhD, Assistant Professor Stanford University.

HouseOatley Seminar Room, Department of Engineering.

ClockFriday 10 November 2017, 14:45-15:15

Chemistry Departmental-wide lectures

Bonfires with a bang

Warning: There will be smoke, bright flashes and loud bangs!

UserDr Andy Szydio.

HouseBristol-Myers Squibb Lecture Theatre at the Department of Chemistry (off the SPRI car park).

ClockWednesday 08 November 2017, 16:00-17:00

Theory - Chemistry Research Interest Group

Quantum Machine Learning

UserProfessor Anatole von Lilienfeld, University of Basel.

HouseDepartment of Chemistry, Cambridge, Unilever lecture theatre.

ClockWednesday 08 November 2017, 14:15-15:15

Laboratory for Scientific Computing

Simultaneous and coded seismic sources: Present and upcoming technologies

Please confirm attendance https://beta.doodle.com/poll/xpuzqdvuc4srcv63

UserRaymond Abma - BP America.

HouseRayleigh seminar room, 2nd floor, Maxwell Building, Cavendish laboratory.

ClockTuesday 07 November 2017, 11:00-13:00

Theory - Chemistry Research Interest Group

Predicting and Designing the Self-Assembly of Colloidal Particles: A Computer Game

Formal Materials - Theory Seminar

UserProfessor Marjolein Dijkstra, Utrecht University.

HouseDepartment of Chemistry, Cambridge, Pfizer lecture theatre.

ClockFriday 20 October 2017, 13:00-14:00

Theory of Condensed Matter

Surprises from 'simple' metals -- a case study of layered delafossites

UserProf. Andrew Mackenzie, Max Planck Institute for Chemical Physics of Solids.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 19 October 2017, 14:15-15:15

Chemistry Departmental-wide lectures

Shedding some Light on the Dark Matter of the Genomic Universe: Ribozymes, Telomerase and Regulating Epigenetics

2017 Herchel Smith Lecture given by Nobel Laureate Professor Tom Cech

UserProfessor Tom Cech, University of Colorado Boulder.

HouseBristol-Myers Squibb Lecture Theatre at the Department of Chemistry (off the SPRI car park).

ClockMonday 16 October 2017, 16:00-17:00

Theory of Condensed Matter

Scaling laws for spreading the quantum information

UserDr Adam Nahum, University of Oxford.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 12 October 2017, 14:15-15:15

Engineering Department Bio- and Micromechanics Seminars

Cracking of thin films

UserProfessor Michael Thouless, University of Michigan.

HouseOatley Seminar Room, Department of Engineering.

ClockFriday 06 October 2017, 14:00-15:00

Theory of Condensed Matter

Topological electronic properties of silicon

UserProf. Claudio Chamon, Boston University.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 05 October 2017, 14:15-15:15

Materials Chemistry Research Interest Group

BP KEYNOTE LECTURE: Importance of C-O Bond Activation for CO2/COUtilization - An Approach to Energy Conversion and Storage

UserYuhan Sun, CAS Key Lab of Low-Carbon Conversion Science and Engineering, Shanghai Advanced Research Institute, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Shanghai..

HousePfizer Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry, Lensfield Road, Cambridge.

ClockTuesday 03 October 2017, 14:00-15:00

Chemistry Departmental-wide lectures

Photosynthetic water oxidation - the substrates view

For more information, please contact Dr. Erwin Reisner (reisner@ch.cam.ac.uk)

UserProf. Johannes Messinger, Department of Chemistry, Umeå University, Sweden.

HouseTodd-Hamied meeting room, Department of Chemistry.

ClockWednesday 13 September 2017, 13:00-14:00

Chemistry Departmental-wide lectures

Manufacturing of designed nanomaterials

If you would like more information regarding Dr. Torrente's talk, please contact Dr. Erwin Reisner (reisner@ch.cam.ac.uk)

UserDr. Laura Torrente Murciano, Department of Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology, University of Cambridge.

HouseTodd-Hamied meeting room, Department of Chemistry.

ClockWednesday 06 September 2017, 14:00-15:00

Materials Chemistry Research Interest Group

Networks, resilience and complexity

UserProfessor Gabriel Cwilich, Yeshiva University, New York, USA.

HouseUnilever Lecture Theatre, Unilever Centre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockTuesday 15 August 2017, 14:00-15:00

Engineering Department Bio- and Micromechanics Seminars

Defect tolerance and design principles for bio-inspired fibrillar dry-adhesives

UserMattia Bacca, Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering Department, The University of British Colombia, Vancouver.

HouseJDB Seminar Room, CUED.

ClockFriday 04 August 2017, 14:00-15:00

Engineering Department Bio- and Micromechanics Seminars

3D Bioprinting of Vascularized Tissues

UserMark Skyler-Scott, Harvard University.

HouseLR5, CUED.

ClockMonday 17 July 2017, 14:00-15:00

Theory - Chemistry Research Interest Group

Alternative Approaches to Chemical Risk Assessment: Assays, Databases, Models

Dr Richard Judson is a research chemist at the US EPA's National Center for Computational Toxicology. His research involves the development of databases and computer models to predict toxicological effects across a wide variety of chemicals.

UserDr Richard Judson, EPA National Centre for Computational Toxicology.

HouseDepartment of Chemistry, Cambridge, Todd Hamied Room.

ClockMonday 26 June 2017, 14:00-15:00

Machine Learning for the Materials World

UserEfthimios Kaxiras, Harvard University.

HouseLecture Room 1, Dept. of Engineering (Trumpington St).

ClockMonday 19 June 2017, 10:00-11:00

Engineering Department Mechanics Colloquia Research Seminars

Engineered growth factor microenvironments for regenerative medicine

UserProf Manuel Salmeron-Sanchez, Chair of Biomedical Engineering, Glasgow University.

HouseOatley Seminar Room, Department of Engineering.

ClockFriday 16 June 2017, 14:00-15:00

Theory of Condensed Matter

On signatures of Majorana fermions

UserDr Benjamin Béri (University of Birmingham) .

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 01 June 2017, 14:15-15:15

Chemistry Departmental-wide lectures

Title to be confirmed

UserProf. Joost Reek, Universiteit van Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

HouseUnilever Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockWednesday 31 May 2017, 13:00-14:00

Chemistry Departmental-wide lectures

Tuning charge transfer in low-dimensional nano carbons

UserProf. Dirk Guldi, Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg.

HouseUnilever Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockTuesday 23 May 2017, 15:00-16:00

Theory of Condensed Matter

Transformation optics, surface plasmons, and metasurfaces

UserProfessor Sir John Pendry, Imperial College, London.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 11 May 2017, 14:15-15:15

Chemistry Departmental-wide lectures

Merck, Sharp & Dohme Lecture

UserProfessor Stephen Buchwald, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and Dr Richard Tillyer, Merck.

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockMonday 08 May 2017, 14:30-16:30

Theory of Condensed Matter

Emergent phenomena in classical spin liquids

UserLudovic Jaubert, University of Bordeaux.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 04 May 2017, 14:15-15:15

Materials Chemistry Research Interest Group

Cellulose-based helical micro/nano filaments and films

UserProf. Maria Helena Figueiredo Godinho, Universidad Nova de Lisboa.

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockTuesday 11 April 2017, 14:00-15:00

Electronic Structure Discussion Group

Atomistic modelling of excited states and luminescence in sodium silicate glass

UserDr Konstantinos Konstantinou, Department of Chemistry, University of Cambridge.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockWednesday 15 March 2017, 11:00-12:00

Engineering Department Bio- and Micromechanics Seminars

Decompressive Craniectomy following Traumatic Brain Injury

UserMr Hadie Adams, Neurosurgery Unit, Department of Clinical Neurosciences, Cambridge .

HouseOatley Seminar Room, Department of Engineering.

ClockFriday 10 March 2017, 14:00-15:00

Theory of Condensed Matter

The Times They Are A-Changin'

UserProf. Nicola Marzari, EPFL.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 02 March 2017, 14:15-15:15

Theory - Chemistry Research Interest Group

First-principles simulation of electrochemical reactions at solid-liquid interface

UserDr Minoru Otani, National Institute of Advanced Inductrial Science and Technology (AIST).

HouseDepartment of Chemistry, Cambridge, Unilever lecture theatre.

ClockWednesday 08 February 2017, 14:15-15:15

Engineering Department Mechanics Colloquia Research Seminars

A multiscale modelling strategy for virtual design of metallic alloys

UserProf Javier LLorca, IMDEA Materials Institute, University of Madrid.

HouseLR4, Engineering Department.

ClockFriday 03 February 2017, 14:00-15:00

Theory of Condensed Matter

Curl forces and beyond

UserProfessor Sir Michael Berry, University of Bristol).

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 02 February 2017, 14:15-15:15

Co(non)solvency or the puzzle of polymer properties in mixed good or poor solvents

UserProf. Dr. Kurt Kremer, Max-Planck-Institut für Polymerforschung, Mainz.

HouseDept. of Chemistry, Wolfson Lecture Theatre.

ClockMonday 30 January 2017, 14:30-15:30

Laboratory for Scientific Computing

Academic Writing

UserDr. Karen Ottewell MCIL, University of Cambridge Language Centre.

HouseRayleigh seminar room, 2nd floor, Maxwell Building, Cavendish laboratory.

ClockMonday 30 January 2017, 10:00-11:00

Engineering Department Bio- and Micromechanics Seminars

The non-linear mechanics of slender deformable bodies

UserProf Basile Audoly, Laboratoire de mécanique des solides, École Polytechnique.

HouseOatley Seminar Room, Department of Engineering.

ClockFriday 27 January 2017, 14:00-15:00

Theory of Condensed Matter

Counting the Uncountable

UserProf. Daan Frenkel.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 26 January 2017, 14:15-15:15

Engineering Department Bio- and Micromechanics Seminars

How many stem cells can you fit in a stem cell niche?

UserProf Henrik Jönsson, Associate Director Sainsbury Laboratory, University of Cambridge, .

HouseOatley Seminar Room, Department of Engineering.

ClockFriday 20 January 2017, 14:00-15:00

Theory of Condensed Matter

TCM Dragons' Den

UserFirst year PhD students.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 19 January 2017, 14:15-15:15

Engineering Department Bio- and Micromechanics Seminars

Materials Challenges for Rolls Royce

UserDr Neil Glover, Head of Materials - Capability Acquisition at Rolls-Royce plc.

HouseOatley Seminar Room, Department of Engineering.

ClockFriday 13 January 2017, 14:00-15:00

Chemistry Departmental-wide lectures

New Directions in Ni-catalyzed Cross Coupling

UserProfessor Abigail Doyle, Princeton University.

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockFriday 13 January 2017, 14:00-15:00

Engineering Department Mechanics Colloquia Research Seminars

Materials Challenges for Rolls Royce

UserDr Neil Glover, Head of Materials - Capability Acquisition at Rolls-Royce plc.

HouseOatley Meeting Room.

ClockFriday 13 January 2017, 14:00-15:00

Materials Chemistry Research Interest Group

Label-free detection mechanism for carbon nanoparticles using non-linear optical excitation

UserDr. Christian Steuwe, Centre for Surface Chemistry and Catalysis, University of Leuven.

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockFriday 13 January 2017, 12:30-13:30

Engineering Department Bio- and Micromechanics Seminars

Buckling of Spherical Shells Revisited

UserJohn W. Hutchinson, School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, Harvard University.

HouseOatley Seminar Room, Department of Engineering.

ClockMonday 12 December 2016, 14:00-15:00

Engineering Department Bio- and Micromechanics Seminars

Biological and bio-inspired locomotion at small scales - Mechanics Colloquium

UserProf Antonio De Simone, Scuola Internazionale Superiore di Studi Avanzati, Italy.

HouseCambridge University Engineering Department, LR4.

ClockFriday 25 November 2016, 14:00-15:00

Engineering Department Mechanics Colloquia Research Seminars

Biological and bio-inspired locomotion at small scales

UserProf Antonio De Simone, Scuola Internazionale Superiore di Studi Avanzati, Italy.

HouseDepartment of Engineering - LR4.

ClockFriday 25 November 2016, 14:00-15:00

Theoretical Chemistry Informal Seminars

Network Properties of Atomic Clusters

Thesis Seminar

UserJohn Morgan (University of Cambridge).

HouseUnilever Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockFriday 25 November 2016, 12:00-12:40

Theory of Condensed Matter

The intimate relation between mechanics and geometry

UserProf. Mark Warner, University of Cambridge.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 24 November 2016, 14:15-15:15

Theoretical Chemistry Informal Seminars

Insights into compound mode-of-action by exploring gene expression space

1st Year PhD Report

UserBenjamin Alexander-Dann (University of Cambridge).

HouseUnilever Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockFriday 18 November 2016, 12:00-12:20

Chemistry Departmental-wide lectures

Artificial photosynthesis: From bio-inspired H2-evolving catalysts to photoelectrode materials

Informal Materials RIG Seminar

UserDr. Vincent Artero, SolHyCat, Université Grenoble Alpes.

HouseTodd-Hamied meeting room, Department of Chemistry.

ClockWednesday 16 November 2016, 14:30-16:00

Chemistry Departmental-wide lectures

Molecular catalysis for the reduction of CO2 with Fe complexes

Informal Materials RIG Seminar

UserProf. Marc Robert, Université Paris.

HouseTodd-Hamied meeting room, Department of Chemistry.

ClockWednesday 16 November 2016, 14:30-16:00

Theoretical Chemistry Informal Seminars

Mapping the molecular landscape of disease

1st Year PhD Report

UserErin Oerton (University of Cambridge).

HouseUnilever Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockFriday 11 November 2016, 12:20-12:40

Theoretical Chemistry Informal Seminars

Lattice models for DNA origami self-assembly

1st Year PhD Report

UserAlexander Cumberworth (University of Cambridge).

HouseUnilever Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockFriday 11 November 2016, 12:00-12:20

Materials Chemistry Research Interest Group

Self-assembly of jammed heterogeneous colloidal shells by combining electrohydrodynamics and dielectrophoresis

UserProf. Jon Otto Fossum, Department of Physics, Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU).

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockThursday 10 November 2016, 14:00-15:00

Theory of Condensed Matter

Upside Down and Inside Out: The Biomechanics of Cell Sheet Folding

UserProf. Ray Goldstein, University of Cambridge.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 03 November 2016, 14:15-15:15

Theoretical Chemistry Informal Seminars

Stochastic Coupled Cluster in Model Solid Systems

1st Year PhD Report

UserVerena Neufeld (University of Cambridge).

HouseUnilever Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockFriday 28 October 2016, 12:20-12:40

Theoretical Chemistry Informal Seminars

Synthesis and Analysis of Nanobody Sequence and Structure Data

1st Year PhD Report

UserLaura Mitchell (University of Cambridge).

HouseUnilever Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockFriday 28 October 2016, 12:00-12:20

Theory of Condensed Matter

Quantum Criticality, Strange Metals and High Temperature Superconductors

UserChandra Varma, University of California, Riverside.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 27 October 2016, 14:15-15:15

Engineering Department Bio- and Micromechanics Seminars

Contacts and Fretting - Mechanics Colloquium

UserProf David Hills, Department of Engineering Science, University of Oxford.

HouseCambridge University Engineering Department, LR4.

ClockFriday 21 October 2016, 14:00-15:00

Engineering Department Mechanics Colloquia Research Seminars

Contacts and Fretting

UserProf David Hills, Department of Engineering Science, University of Oxford.

HouseDepartment of Engineering - LR4.

ClockFriday 21 October 2016, 14:00-15:00

Materials Chemistry Research Interest Group

Controlling Life with Photons

UserGuglielmo Lanzani, Center for Nano Science and Technology, Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia & Dep.of Physics, Politecnico di Milano .

HousePfizer Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockThursday 20 October 2016, 14:30-15:30

Theoretical Chemistry Informal Seminars

Applying Stochastic Coupled Cluster Theory to the Solid State

1st Year PhD Report

UserCharlie Scott (University of Cambridge).

HouseUnilever Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockFriday 14 October 2016, 12:20-12:40

Theoretical Chemistry Informal Seminars

Energy Landscape Landscaping

1st Year PhD Report

UserKonstantin Roeder (University of Cambridge).

HouseUnilever Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockFriday 14 October 2016, 12:00-12:20

Theory of Condensed Matter

Current trends in cold atom physics

UserProf. Nigel Cooper, University of Cambridge.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 13 October 2016, 14:15-15:15

Chemistry Departmental-wide lectures

Decorating the room at the bottom – designer nanomaterials for catalytic renewables conversions

UserProf. Anthony Masters, The School of Chemistry, The University of Sydney, Australia.

HouseUnilever Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockMonday 11 July 2016, 14:00-15:00

Chemistry Departmental-wide lectures

CO2 + H2O + Sunlight → Chemical Fuels + O2

UserProf. Peidong Yang, Department of Chemistry, University of California Berkeley, CA, USA.

HousePfizer Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockThursday 07 July 2016, 14:00-15:00

Chemistry Departmental-wide lectures

Artificial photosynthesis—From catalysts to devices for water splitting

UserProfessor Licheng Sun, KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, Sweden.

HousePfizer Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockFriday 01 July 2016, 15:00-17:00

Chemistry Departmental-wide lectures

Studying Interfacial Processes During Water Splitting and CO2 Reduction

UserDr Alexander Cowan, Department of Chemistry, University of Liverpool.

HousePfizer Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockFriday 01 July 2016, 15:00-17:00

Theory of Condensed Matter

Non-local density functional theory

UserProf. Stewart Clark, Durham University.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 09 June 2016, 14:15-15:15

Theory - Chemistry Research Interest Group

Informal TMI RIG Seminar

UserPatrick Lewis, Chongli Qin & Dr Nitin Sharma.

HouseDepartment of Chemistry, Cambridge, Unilever lecture theatre.

ClockWednesday 08 June 2016, 16:00-17:30

Theoretical Chemistry Informal Seminars

Theoretical advances in aqueous ion solvation: Charge asymmetry

UserDr Stephen J. Cox - University of California, Berkeley, College of Chemistry.

HouseUnilever Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockFriday 03 June 2016, 12:00-12:40

Materials Chemistry Research Interest Group

Biomineralization of nacre

UserProf. Pupa Gilbert, University of Wisconsin – Madison.

HouseUnilever Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockThursday 26 May 2016, 14:30-15:30

Electronic Structure Discussion Group

Encapsulation of 1D crystals inside carbon nanotubes

UserDr Paulo V C Medeiros (University of Cambridge).

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockWednesday 25 May 2016, 11:00-11:45

Theoretical Chemistry Informal Seminars

Simple microscopic models of complex systems

UserProfessor Jeremy Schofield (University of Toronto).

HouseUnilever Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockFriday 20 May 2016, 12:00-12:40

Quantum mechanically derived biological force fields

Part of the "Advanced Computation for Drug Discovery" event

UserDaniel Cole, Theory of Condensed Matter Group, Cavendish Laboratory.

HouseMaxwell Centre, JJ Thomson Seminar Room.

ClockThursday 12 May 2016, 17:15-17:45

Practical Application of Simulation in the Drug Discovery Industry

Part of the "Advanced Computation for Drug Discovery" event

UserMatthew Segall, Optibrium Ltd..

HouseMaxwell Centre, JJ Thomson Seminar Room.

ClockThursday 12 May 2016, 16:45-17:15

Chemistry Departmental-wide lectures

A New Approach to Asymmetric Lewis Acid Catalysis

UserProf. Dr. Benjamin List, Max-Planck-Institute, Mülheim.

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockThursday 12 May 2016, 16:00-17:00

Masterclass I - Ferroelectrics

UserProf. Dr. Nicola Spaldin ( ETH Zürich).

House Small Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory, J.J. Thomson Avenue.

ClockThursday 12 May 2016, 14:30-15:30

Theory of Condensed Matter

New understanding of liquid thermodynamics and supercritical state

UserKostya Trachenko, Queen Mary, University of London.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 12 May 2016, 14:15-15:15

Materials Chemistry Research Interest Group

Using Proteins to Prepare Functional Polymeric Nanomaterials

UserProf. Nico Bruns, Adolphe Merkle Institute, University of Fribourg, Switzerland.

HousePfizer Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockThursday 12 May 2016, 11:00-12:00

Melville Laboratory Seminars

“TRANSLATION OF FUNDAMENTAL CHEMISTRY TO FUNCTIONAL NANOSCOPIC MACROMOLECULES DESIGNED FOR ADVANCED APPLICATIONS”

UserKaren L. Wooley, W. T. Doherty-Welch Chair in Chemistry and Distinguished Professor at Texas A&M University.

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockThursday 05 May 2016, 16:00-17:00

Theory of Condensed Matter

Stripe Phases in Quantum Dipolar Gases

UserProf. Jordi Boronat, Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 05 May 2016, 14:15-15:15

Materials Chemistry Research Interest Group

Molecular Electronics for Chemical Sensors

UserProf. Timothy M. Swager, Department of Chemistry, Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockFriday 29 April 2016, 16:00-17:00

Engineering Department Mechanics Colloquia Research Seminars

Modelling non-symmetry of collagen fibre dispersion in the elasticity of arterial wall tissue

UserProfessor Raymond Ogden, School of Mathematics and Statistics, University of Glasgow.

HouseDepartment of Engineering - LR4.

ClockFriday 29 April 2016, 14:00-15:00

Materials Chemistry Research Interest Group

2016 Lord Lewis Lecture: Dynamic Particles for Biological and Chemical Sensing

UserProf. Timothy M. Swager, Department of Chemistry, Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockWednesday 27 April 2016, 16:00-17:00

Title to be confirmed

UserErik Lindahl.

HouseMaxwell Centre, JJ Thomson Seminar Room.

ClockWednesday 27 April 2016, 15:45-16:45

Theory of Condensed Matter

First-Principles Study of Frequency-Dependent Resonant Raman Scattering

UserYannick Gillet, Université catholique de Louvain.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockWednesday 27 April 2016, 11:00-12:00

Chemistry Departmental-wide lectures

Professor Steven Ley's 70th Birthday Symposium

UserProfessor D. Enders, Professor M. Gaunt, Professor D. MacMillan, Professor R. Grubbs.

HouseBMS Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockFriday 08 April 2016, 09:00-17:00

Melville Laboratory Seminars

The EvoDevo and Physics of Skin Appendages and Skin Colours in Vertebrates

UserProf. Michel C. Milinkovitch, Laboratory of Artificial & Natural Evolution (LANE), Dept of Genetics & Evolution, University of Geneva and SIB (Swiss Institute of Bioinformatics). .

HousePfizer Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockMonday 21 March 2016, 10:00-11:00

Engineering Department Bio- and Micromechanics Seminars

Strain gradient plasticity: Numerical modeling and fracture assessment

UserMr Emilio Martinez Paneda, PhD candidate at University of Oviedo (Spain).

HouseDepartment of Engineering - LR6.

ClockFriday 18 March 2016, 14:00-15:00

Electronic Structure Discussion Group

The v Jastrow factor

UserThomas Whitehead (TCM).

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockWednesday 09 March 2016, 11:40-12:00

Chemistry Departmental-wide lectures

Seeing the Invisible: Vibrational Imaging for Biology and Medicine

UserProf. Xiaoliang Sunny Xie - Mallinckrodt Professor of Chemistry, Harvard University.

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockFriday 19 February 2016, 16:00-17:00

Chemistry Departmental-wide lectures

Single Molecule Enzymology: Transcription against Supercoiling

UserProf. Xiaoliang Sunny Xie - Mallinckrodt Professor of Chemistry, Harvard University.

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockThursday 18 February 2016, 16:00-17:00

Chemistry Departmental-wide lectures

The Linnett Lecture - Life at the Single Molecule Level: Single Cell Genomics

UserProf. Xiaoliang Sunny Xie, Mallinckrodt Professor of Chemistry, Harvard University.

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockTuesday 16 February 2016, 16:00-17:00

Theory of Condensed Matter

Ultracold dipolar gases with quantum Monte Carlo

UserStefano Giorgini, Università degli Studi di Trento.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 11 February 2016, 14:15-15:15

Electronic Structure Discussion Group

Many-body effects on electron-phonon coupling

UserBartomeu Monserrat (TCM, University of Cambridge and Rutgers University).

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockWednesday 10 February 2016, 11:00-12:00

Engineering Department Bio- and Micromechanics Seminars

Adhesion of Volcanic Ashes in Gas Turbines and Potential Effects on Thermal Barrier Coatings

Please note that this is a Mechanics Colloquium and is in LR4

UserProfessor Bill Clyne, Department of Materials Science & Metallurgy.

HouseCambridge University Engineering Department, LR4.

ClockFriday 05 February 2016, 14:00-15:00

Theory of Condensed Matter

Geometric responses of Quantum Hall systems. Bulk and boundary.

UserAlexander Abanov, Stony Brook University.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 04 February 2016, 14:15-15:15

Electronic Structure Discussion Group

High-throughput calculation of phase diagrams with nested sampling

UserLivia Bartók-Pártay (Department of Chemistry, University of Cambridge).

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockWednesday 03 February 2016, 11:30-12:00

Electronic Structure Discussion Group

Nested sampling with Hamiltonian Monte Carlo

UserRobert Baldock (University of Cambridge).

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockWednesday 03 February 2016, 11:00-11:30

Theoretical Chemistry Informal Seminars

The Phase Behavior of Deeply Supercooled Water: a Computational Perspective

Note unusual time

UserPablo Debenedetti (Professor in Engineering and Applied Science and Dean for Research of Princeton University).

HouseUnilever Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockFriday 22 January 2016, 14:00-15:00

Theory of Condensed Matter

Spectral statistics of chaotic many-body systems

Please note unusual time

UserSebastian Müller, University of Bristol.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 21 January 2016, 15:30-16:30

Theoretical Chemistry Informal Seminars

Atom Tunnelling as a General Phenomenon in Chemistry: from the Interstellar Medium to Enzymes

UserJohannes Kaestner (Institute for Theoretical Chemistry, University of Stuttgart).

HouseUnilever Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockFriday 15 January 2016, 12:00-12:40

Chemistry Departmental-wide lectures

Title to be confirmed

Recipient of RSC Synthetic Organic Chemistry Award.

UserProf Richmond Sarpong, University of California, Berkeley.

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockThursday 14 January 2016, 16:00-17:00

Chemistry

Catalysts for CO2 reduction: from molecules to solids

UserProf. Marc Fontecave, College de France.

HousePfizer Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockThursday 14 January 2016, 14:30-15:30

Materials Chemistry Research Interest Group

Nature Inspired Manufacturing Workshop

UserRoberto Cingolani, Erwin Reisner, Pierre Emannuel Fayemi, Danilo De Rossi, Carlos Rego.

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockTuesday 15 December 2015, 09:00-13:30

Materials Chemistry Research Interest Group

Nature Inspired Manufacturing Workshop

UserThomas Speck, Ryad Benosman, Carlos Saez, Theresa Millard, Iain Valentine.

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockMonday 14 December 2015, 14:00-18:30

Materials Chemistry Research Interest Group

Nanostructures for Energy Conversion: From Metal Oxides to Electroactive Covalent Organic Frameworks

UserProf. Thomas Bein, Department of Chemistry and Center for NanoScience (CeNS), University of Munich (LMU), Germany.

HousePfizer Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockThursday 10 December 2015, 14:30-15:30

Theory - Chemistry Research Interest Group

Disordered Hyperuniform Many-Particle Systems: New States of Amorphous Matter

UserSalvatore Torquato Dept. of Chemistry, Dept. of Physics, Materials Institute and Applied & Computational Mathematics, Princeton University.

HouseDepartment of Chemistry, Cambridge, Pfizer lecture theatre.

ClockMonday 07 December 2015, 16:00-17:00

Theory of Condensed Matter

Coupling Spin and Charge Transport in Complex Materials

UserDr Martin Gradhand, University of Bristol.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 03 December 2015, 14:15-15:15

Electronic Structure Discussion Group

The exact functional of density functional theory

UserDr Aron Cohen, Department of Chemistry, University of Cambridge.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockWednesday 02 December 2015, 11:00-12:00

Engineering Department Bio- and Micromechanics Seminars

Emergent parabolic scaling of nano-faceting crystal growth

UserDr Stephen Watson, School of Mathematics and Statistics, University of Glasgow.

HouseOatley Seminar Room, Department of Engineering.

ClockFriday 27 November 2015, 14:00-15:00

Theory of Condensed Matter

Dragons' Den

UserVarious members of TCM.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 26 November 2015, 14:15-15:15

Electronic Structure Discussion Group

The generation of free charges in efficient organic solar cells

UserSamuel Smith (TCM Group, University of Cambridge).

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockWednesday 25 November 2015, 11:00-11:40

Materials Chemistry Research Interest Group

The Joint Center for Energy Storage Research (JCESR): New Paradigms for Next Generation Energy Storage

UserProf George Crabtree, Director, Joint Center for Energy Storage Research, Argonne National Laboratory, University of Illinois at Chicago.

HousePfizer Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockMonday 23 November 2015, 15:00-16:00

Engineering Department Bio- and Micromechanics Seminars

Counting with symmetry for structural mechanics

Please note that this is a Mechanics Colloquium and is in LT2

UserDr Simon Guest, CUED.

HouseDepartment of Engineering - LT2.

ClockFriday 20 November 2015, 14:00-15:00

Theoretical Chemistry Informal Seminars

The Exact Functional

UserAron Cohen (University of Cambridge).

HouseUnilever Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockFriday 13 November 2015, 12:00-12:40

Theory of Condensed Matter

Powerful and deceptive Feynman diagrammatic series

UserEvgeny Kozik, King's College London.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 12 November 2015, 14:15-15:15

Chemistry Departmental-wide lectures

"Solar Powered CO2-to-Fuel”

UserProfessor Geoffrey Ozin, University of Toronto.

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockWednesday 11 November 2015, 15:30-16:30

Chemistry Departmental-wide lectures

Improving pharmaceutical manufacturability through crystal engineering

UserProfessor Calvin Sun, University of Minnesota.

HouseUnilever Lecture Theatre.

ClockTuesday 10 November 2015, 15:00-16:00

Chemistry

"Studies at the abiotic-biotic interface"

UserProf. Carole Perry, Nottingham Trent University.

HousePfizer Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockThursday 05 November 2015, 14:30-15:30

Theory of Condensed Matter

Tensor Network Representation of Strongly Correlated States of Matter

Note unusual time / day

UserDidier Poilblanc, Laboratoire de Physique Théorique, IRSAMC, Université Paul Sabatier Toulouse.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockWednesday 04 November 2015, 14:15-15:15

Electronic Structure Discussion Group

Multi-purpose Black-Phosphorus/hBN heterostructures

UserGabriel Constantinescu, TCM Group, Cambridge.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockWednesday 04 November 2015, 11:00-11:30

Engineering Department Bio- and Micromechanics Seminars

Strain accommodation in kinking nonlinear elastic solids

Please note that this is a Mechanics Colloquium and is in LT4

UserProfessor Michel W Barsoum, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Drexel University.

HouseCambridge University Engineering Department, LR4.

ClockFriday 30 October 2015, 14:00-15:00

Engineering Department Mechanics Colloquia Research Seminars

Strain accommodation in kinking nonlinear elastic solids

UserProf. Michel W. Barsoum, Department of Materials Science and Engineering.

HouseDepartment of Engineering - LR4.

ClockFriday 30 October 2015, 14:00-16:00

Theory of Condensed Matter

Dynamical constraints, metastability and many-body localisation

UserJuan P Garrahan, University of Nottingham.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 29 October 2015, 14:15-15:15

Engineering Department Bio- and Micromechanics Seminars

Line Defect dynamics and solid mechanics

UserProfessor Amit Archarya, Carnegie Mellon University.

HouseOatley Seminar Room, Department of Engineering.

ClockFriday 16 October 2015, 14:00-15:00

Theory of Condensed Matter

Four-Dimensional Quantum Hall Effect with Ultracold Atoms

UserDr Hannah Price, Universita di Trento.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 15 October 2015, 14:15-15:15

Theoretical Chemistry Informal Seminars

Using Surfaces to Direct Microphase Separation

UserClarion Tung (Department of Chemistry, Columbia University).

HouseUnilever Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockFriday 11 September 2015, 13:30-14:30

Materials Chemistry Research Interest Group

Evolution of Functionality of Porous Coordination Polymers

2013 winner of RSC de Gennes Prize for outstanding & exceptional work in the field of Materials Chemistry

UserProfessor Susumu Kitagawa, Kyoto University.

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre.

ClockFriday 24 July 2015, 16:00-17:00

Electronic Structure Discussion Group

Physics Without Borders

UserGreg Benesh (Baylor University).

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockWednesday 22 July 2015, 11:00-12:00

Computational Science at the Argonne Leadership Computing Facility

UserDr. Nichols A. Romero, Computational Science, Argonne Leadership Computing Facility.

House Cambridge University Engineering Department, Lecture Room 3A.

ClockTuesday 21 July 2015, 11:00-16:00

Theory of Condensed Matter

Z4 parafermions in time-reversal invariant topological insulators

UserProf. Thomas Schmidt, University of Luxembourg.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 18 June 2015, 14:15-15:15

Engineering Department Bio- and Micromechanics Seminars

Why fracking works and why not well enough

UserZdeněk P. Bažant, McCormick Institute Professor and Walter P. Murphy Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Mechanical Engineering and Material Science and Engineering, Northwestern University.

HouseOatley Seminar Room, Department of Engineering.

ClockThursday 11 June 2015, 14:00-15:00

Electronic Structure Discussion Group

Dirac cones in two-dimensional borane?

UserMiguel Martinez-Canales (Edinburgh).

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockWednesday 03 June 2015, 11:00-12:00

Electronic Structure Discussion Group

Dirac cones in two-dimensional borane?

UserMiguel Martinez-Canales (Edinburgh).

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockWednesday 03 June 2015, 11:00-12:00

Theory of Condensed Matter

Phase transitions in non-Abelian string nets

Note Early Starting Time

UserJulien Vidal, CNRS, LPTMC Paris.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 21 May 2015, 13:45-14:45

Theory - Chemistry Research Interest Group

DE NOVO PROTEINS: MYTH OR MYSTERY?

UserErich Bornberg-Bauer, The Westfalian Wilhelms University of Münster.

HouseDepartment of Chemistry, Cambridge, Pfizer lecture theatre.

ClockWednesday 20 May 2015, 14:15-15:15

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Luminescent materials by controlling and managing self-assembly

UserProfessor Luisa De Cola - University of Strasbourg, Institut de Science et d'Ingénierie Supramoléculaires (ISIS).

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockThursday 14 May 2015, 14:30-15:30

Engineering Department Bio- and Micromechanics Seminars

Perspectives on Designing Optimal User Interfaces

Please note that this is a Mechanics Colloquia

UserDr Per Ola Kristensson, CUED.

HouseCambridge University Engineering Department, LR4.

ClockFriday 08 May 2015, 14:00-15:00

Theory of Condensed Matter

Graphene: the good, the bad, and the beauty

UserProf. Christiane Morais Smith, University of Utrecht.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 07 May 2015, 14:15-15:45

Electronic Structure Discussion Group

Xenon oxides under pressure

UserNicholas Worth, TCM Group, Cavendish Laboratory.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockWednesday 08 April 2015, 11:40-12:00

Materials Chemistry Research Interest Group

Nanomaterials Design for Energy and Environment

Inaugural Schlumberger Lectures

UserProfessor Yi Cui, Stanford University, USA.

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre.

ClockThursday 26 March 2015, 14:30-15:30

Materials Chemistry Research Interest Group

Cephalopod-derived Materials for Photonic and Protonic Devices

Informal Materials RIG seminar

UserProfessor Alon Gorodetsky, University of California, Irvine.

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre.

ClockMonday 09 March 2015, 14:30-15:30

Materials Chemistry Research Interest Group

The Interplay of X-ray Spectroscopy with Functional Materials - Addressing Scientific Issues with Synchrotron Capabilities

Information Materials RIG seminar

UserProfessor Tsun-Kong Sham, Canadian Synchrotron Radiation Facility, Canada.

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre.

ClockThursday 26 February 2015, 14:30-15:30

Electronic Structure Discussion Group

Superconductivity in high-pressure phases of hydrogen sulfides

UserJoseph Nelson (TCM Group, University of Cambridge).

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockWednesday 25 February 2015, 11:00-11:40

Materials Chemistry Research Interest Group

Non lithium based technologies: walking on the sodium side

UserDr Rosa Palacin, CSIC, Inst Ciencia Mat Barcelona, Spain.

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre.

ClockThursday 19 February 2015, 14:30-15:30

Theoretical Chemistry Informal Seminars

Nanoparticle growth and Ostwald ripening: aggregate growth, size distributions, and the breakdown of scaling

UserProf. Dr. Juergen Vollmer, Max Planck Institute for Dynamics and Self-Organization (MPIDS), Goettingen, Germany.

HouseUnilever Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockFriday 06 February 2015, 12:00-13:00

Theory of Condensed Matter

TCM's "Dragon's Den"

Usermultiple internal speakers - see abstract.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 05 February 2015, 14:15-15:15

Theory - Chemistry Research Interest Group

Sampled Energy Landscapes: Analysis and Comparison

UserFrederic Cazals, Inria Sophia-Antipolis, Algorithms-Biology-Structure.

HouseDepartment of Chemistry, Cambridge, Pfizer lecture theatre.

ClockWednesday 04 February 2015, 14:15-15:15

Engineering Department Bio- and Micromechanics Seminars

Dynamics of fluid driven delamination and fracturing in elastic and magneto-elastic materials

UserDr Jerome A Neufeld, BP Institute, Dept of Earth Sciences & Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics.

HouseOatley Seminar Room, Department of Engineering.

ClockFriday 30 January 2015, 14:00-15:00

Engineering Department Bio- and Micromechanics Seminars

Crustal deformation and Earthquakes

Please note that this is a Mechanics Colloquia

UserProfessor Jean-Phillipe Avouac, BP McKenzie Professor of Earth Sciences.

HouseCambridge University Engineering Department, LR3.

ClockFriday 23 January 2015, 14:00-15:00

Theoretical Chemistry Informal Seminars

Computer simulations of thermally induced electric fields in water.

UserPeter Wirnsberger, Deparment Chemistry, University of Cambridge (Frenkel Group).

HouseUnilever Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockFriday 23 January 2015, 12:00-12:45

Theoretical Chemistry Informal Seminars

Application of normal forms and TST to the reaction dynamics of quantum wave packets

UserDr. Andrej Junginger, University of Stuttgart, Institute of Theoretical Physics, Stuttgart, Germany.

HouseUnilever Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockFriday 16 January 2015, 12:00-13:00

Theory of Condensed Matter

The winding road to topological insulators

Note unusual location

UserEugene Mele, University of Pennsylvania.

HouseCavendish Laboratory, Small Lecture Theatre.

ClockThursday 04 December 2014, 14:15-15:15

Theory of Condensed Matter

Making quantum chemistry work for metals

UserJames Shepherd, Rice University.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockWednesday 03 December 2014, 11:00-11:40

Electronic Structure Discussion Group

Making quantum chemistry work for metals

UserJames Shepherd (Rice University).

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockWednesday 03 December 2014, 11:00-11:40

Theory of Condensed Matter

Long-time behaviour of periodically driven many-body quantum systems

UserAchilleas Lazarides, Max Planck Institute for the Physics of Complex Systems.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 27 November 2014, 14:15-15:15

Materials Chemistry Research Interest Group

Digital Discovery and Design: the new age of materials on demand

2nd BP Lecture 2014

UserProfessor Sharon Glotzer, University of Michigan.

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockWednesday 26 November 2014, 14:00-15:00

Materials Chemistry Research Interest Group

Soft Matter Quasicrystals and Their Complex Cousins

First BP lecture 2014

UserProfessor Sharon Glotzer, University of Michigan.

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockTuesday 25 November 2014, 16:00-17:00

Engineering Department Bio- and Micromechanics Seminars

New functional surfaces: from science to application

Please note that this is a Mechanics Colloquia

UserProfessor Eduard Arzt, INM Saarbrueken.

House Cambridge University Engineering Department, LR4.

ClockFriday 21 November 2014, 14:30-16:00

Theoretical Chemistry Informal Seminars

Exotic morphologies of highly charged solvated macromolecules

UserProf. Styliani Constas, Department of Chemistry, The University of Western Ontario London, ON N6A 5B7 CANADA.

HousePfizer Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockFriday 21 November 2014, 12:00-13:00

Theory of Condensed Matter

Fermions in two dimensions

UserMeera Parish, University College London.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 20 November 2014, 14:15-15:15

Materials Chemistry Research Interest Group

Lewis Acids based on Aluminium and Phosphorus

UserProfessor Drasko Vidovic, Nanyang Technology University, Singapore.

HouseUnilever Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockWednesday 19 November 2014, 16:00-17:00

Theory of Condensed Matter

Majorana metals and quantum spin liquids

UserMaria Hermanns, University Köln.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 13 November 2014, 14:15-15:15

Engineering Department Bio- and Micromechanics Seminars

Design of microstructures for enhanced magnetostriction in active composites

UserProfessor Pedro Ponte, University of pennsylvania, School of Engineering and Applied Science.

HouseOatley Seminar Room, Department of Engineering.

ClockFriday 07 November 2014, 14:00-15:00

Theoretical Chemistry Informal Seminars

Entropic Utopia: Shaping disorder for targeted self-assembly

UserPablo F. Damasceno, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA.

HousePfizer Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockFriday 07 November 2014, 12:00-13:00

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