Annual MRSEC Retreat

Each November the Brandeis Materials Research Science and Engineering Center(MRSEC) holds an on-campus retreat. The research goal of the MRSEC is to understand the emergence of biomimetic functionalities that are highly sought-after in materials science and to synergistically engineer life-like materials.

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Below is a recent sample schedule.

Monday, 11/16/15 from 11am-4pm in the SCC Multipurpose Room

11:00 - 11:15a

Director's Welcome and Overview

11:15 - 11:35a

Professor Aparna Baskaran Faculty Talk Title TBD

11:35 – 11:55a

Professor Anthony Dinsmore, University of Massachusetts Amherst Faculty TalkTitle TBD

12:00 - 12:50p


12:50 – 1:10p

Professor Ben Rogers, Physics Faculty Talk, “Programming pathways to self-assembly”

1:10 – 1:25p

Andrew Balchunas, Zvonimir Dogic’s Lab, “Using Microfluidics to Measure an Equation of State for Colloidal Membranes”

1:30 – 1:45p

Julian Eskin, Bruce Goode’s Lab, Title TBD

1:45 – 2:00p

Dr. Kunta Wu, Zvonimir Dogic’s Lab, “Self-Pumping Active Gel"

2:00 – 3:00p

Hands-on Activity for BeWise – Led by Charlotte Kelley and Joia Miller

3:00 - 4:00p

Grads and Postdocs only--Mini-Seed Grant Presentation and Workshop – Led by Anique Olivier-Mason, PhD and members of the MRSEC Student Committee

4:30 – 6:00

MRSEC Social in Abelson 333