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November 2012 Archives

Nov 26, 12

MH's Leighton Elected APS Fellow


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Chris Leighton, Chemical Engineering and Materials Science professor & faculty of IPrime's Magnetic Heterostructures program, was elected this year as a fellow of the American Physical Society.


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Nov 15, 12

How Do Coatings Respond to their Environment?

2013 IPrime Mid-Year Workshop, Tuesday, January 15
Presented by the Coatings Process Fundamentals (CPF) program. Coordinators: Program co-leaders Satish Kumar & Lorraine Francis.

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Nov 14, 12

Prediction of Biodegradable Materials Performance

2013 IPrime Mid-Year Workshop, Wednesday, January 16
Presented by the Biomaterials and Pharmaceutical Materials (BPM) program. Coordinator: Program leader Ron Siegel.


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Includes Characterization Facility demos on the "Microscopy of Biomaterial Coatings in Challenging Environments." Coordinator: Director Greg Haugstad

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Nov 13, 12

Characterization Facility Demonstrations: Microscopy of Biomaterial Coatings in Challenging Environments


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Wednesday, January 16, 2013
1:30-4:30 PM, 1-232 Nils Hasselmo Hall (lower level)
University of MN, Twin Cities East Bank Campus


This session is offered by the Characterization Facility in conjunction with the Prediction of Biodegradable Materials Performance Workshop.


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Nov 13, 12

Pioneering Organic Electronics: Daniel Frisbie


Dan Frisbie, Professor and IPrime Organic Optoelectronic Interfaces (OEI) program leader, discusses his innovative work with molecular electronics in Research @ the U of MN.


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Nov 13, 12

Poster Session: Microscopy Across the Disciplines


Thursday, January 17, 2013
4-8 PM, Nils Hasselmo Hall Atrium (lower level)
5:30 PM, University Imaging Centers Microscopes Tour
University of MN, Twin Cities East Bank Campus


This event features the cutting edge use of microscopes in research performed at the University's Characterization Facility, Imaging Centers & more. A tour of the UIC microscopes will be offered during the session.

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Nov 9, 12

MP's Reineke receives Macro 2012 Lecture Award


TheresaReineke.jpgTheresa Reineke, Chemistry professor and IPrime Microstructured Polymers faculty, received the Macro 2012 Lecture Award from the American Chemical
Society Division on Polymeric Materials: Science and Engineering.


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Nov 1, 12

Gore-Tex Inventor & Dow Chemical Contribue $15M to Amundson Hall Addition


The University's Amundson Hall, home to IPRIME & the Chemical Engineering and Materials Science Department, has received significant private funding for a 40,000-square-foot addition. Robert and Jane Gore have donated $10 million for the project. Gore is a U alumnus and inventor of the GORE-TEX®. Last year the Dow Chemical Company gave a $5 million gift towards the expansion. It will help meet the department's increasing need for research and classroom space.


Read more in the Star Tribune, KARE-11 and UMN News.

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