Past Burstein & Maddin Series Lectures

Eli Burstein Lecture in Materials Science
Confinement & Tunneling, Pillars of Nanoscience

Emilio Mendez
Director of Energy Science and Technology
Brookhaven National Laboratory
Tuesday, February 14, 2017
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Eli Burstein Lecture in Materials Science
Jamming by Design

Heinrich Jaeger
Department of Physics
University of Chicago
Friday, May 6, 2016
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Cava Figure by KrizanThe Robert Maddin Lecture in Materials Science
Finding New Electronic Materials

Robert J. Cava
Wellman Moore Professor of Chemistry
Princeton University
April 28, 2016
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Burstein_3.24.15Eli Burstein Lecture in Materials Science
SOFT MATERIALS: Physics to Physiology via Computation

Michael L. Klein
Laura H Carnell Professor of Science
Temple University
March 24, 2015
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Burstein_poster_11.12.2013Eli Burstein Lecture in Materials Science
Plastic Solar Cells: Coherence & Uncertainty in Nano-structured Materials

Alan J. Heeger
Nobel Laureate, Chemistry, 2000
Department of Physics & Department of Materials
University of California, Santa Barbara
November 12, 2013
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Burstein_poster_4.17.13 Eli Burstein Lecture in Materials Science
The Physics of Cellular Motility
Michael E. Cates
School of Physics and Astronomy University of Edinburgh
April 17, 2013
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Maddin_2.28.13The Robert Maddin Lecture in Materials Science
Printing Functional Materials (maddin)
Jennifer A. Lewis
School of Engineering and Applied Sciences

Harvard University
February 28, 2013
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Maddin_poster_4.23.12The Robert Maddin Lecture in Materials Science
New Directions in Colloidal Matter (maddin)
Sharon C. Glotzer
Chemical Engineering and Materials Science & Engineering

University of Michigan
April 23, 2012
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Burstein_05_06_10_lrgEli Burstein Lecture in Materials Science
Working at the Speed of Light
J.D. Joannopoulos

Francis Wright Davis Professor of Physics
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Thursday, May 6, 2010
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Maddin_2.3.10_lrgThe Robert Maddin Lecture in Materials Science
Nature Inspired Materials Science
Michael F. Rubner
Materials Science and Engineering
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Wednesday, February 3, 2010
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Maddin_2.22.08_lrgThe Robert Maddin Lecture in Materials Science
Cell Nanomechanics & Human Disease States
Subra Suresh
Dean, School of Engineering
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Friday, February 22, 2008
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Burstein_10.03.07_lrgEli Burstein Lecture in Materials Science
Pseudopotentials in Materials Science: Quantum Alchemy
Marvin L. Cohen
Department of Physics
University of California at Berkeley
Wednesday, October 3, 2007
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Burstein_11.02.06_lrgEli Burstein Lecture in Materials Science
Packing of Spheres and Ellipses
Paul M. Chaikin
Silver Professor of Physics
New York University
Thursday, November 2, 2006 Download PDF

 

LRSM_IME_05_10_06_lrgLRSM / IME Joint Lecture
The Role of Computation in Bionanotechnology

Klaus J. Schulten
Department of Physics
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Wednesday, May 10, 2006
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Burstein_04_27_05_lrgEli Burstein Lecture in Materials Science
Novel Chemical Routes to Nanomaterials
C. N. R. Rao
Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Sciencific Research
Bangalore, India
Wednesday, April 27, 2005 Download PDF

 

LRSM_IME_03_04_05_lrgLRSM / IME Joint Lecture
Crystals Inside and Out: From Soft Crystals to Kidney Stones
Michael D. Ward
Department of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science
University of Minnesota
Friday, March 4, 2005
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Burstein_11_08_04_lrgEli Burstein Lecture in Materials Science
Towards Predictive Modelling of Ionic Materials
Paul A. Madden
Professor of Chemistry
Oxford University
Monday, November 8, 2004
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Burstein_11_04_03_lrgEli Burstein Lecture in Materials Science
Molecular Materials by Programmed Assembly
Roeland J. M. Nolte
Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences Professor
University of Nijmegen, The Netherlands
Tuesday, November 4, 2003
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hansen_artEli Burstein Lecture in Materials Science
Mixing Colloids and Polymers: from Coarse-Graining to Accurate Phase Diagrams
Jean-Pierre Hansen
Cambridge University Chemical Laboratory
United Kingdom
Wednesday, January 15th, 2003

 

mohwald_lrgEli Burstein Lecture in Materials Science
From Hollow Polymeric Micro- and Nanospheres to Cell Biomimetics
Helmuth Möhwald
Director, Interfaces
Max-Planck Institute of Colloids and Interfaces
Monday, April 1, 2002

 

maddin3_02LRGThe Robert Maddin Lecture in Materials Science
Recent Developments in Open-Framework Inorganic Materials
Anthony K. Cheetham
UC Santa Barbara
Director, Materials Research Laboratory
Tuesday, March 12, 2002

 

lekkerLRGEli Burstein Lecture in Materials Science
SHAPE MATTERS: Entropically Driven Phase Transitions in Colloidal Suspensions of Spheres, Rods & Plates
Henk Lekkerkerker
Debye Research Institute / Utrecht University The Netherlands
Monday, March 19, 2001

 

lieberLRGThe Robert Maddin Lecture in Materials Science
Nanotubes and Molecular Wires: From New Physics to New Tools for Science and Technology
Charles M. Lieber
Mark Hyman Professor of Chemistry
Harvard University
Monday, December 13, 1999

 

frenkelLRGEli Burstein Lecture in Materials Science
Homogeneous Nucleation – One Century After Ostwald
Daan Frenkel
FOM Institute for Atomic and Molecular Physics
The Netherlands
Monday, November 1 , 1999

 

smartimgThe Robert Maddin Lecture in Materials Science
Structure Property Relations in Smart Materials
Robert Newnham
Penn State University
Friday, December 11, 1998

 

hairyballEli Burstein Lecture in Materials Science
POLYELECTROLYTE COMPLEXES
Philip A. Pincus
UC Santa Barbara
Materials and Physics Departments
Thursday, October 29, 1998

 

ligandEli Burstein Lecture in Materials Science
Tethered Ligand-Receptor Interactions
Jacob N. Israelachvili
UC Santa Barbara
Chemical Engineering
Thursday, October 30, 1997

 

tirThe Robert Maddin Lecture in Materials Science
Modification of Surfaces with Polymers and Amphiphiles
Professor Matthew Tirrell
University of Minnesota
Chemical Engineering and Materials Science Department
Thursday, April 10, 1997

 

sacLEli Burstein Lecture in Materials
Science
Supported Membranes: Scientific and Practical Applications
Erich Sackmann
Technische Universität München
Garching, Germany
Wednesday, April 23, 1997

 

ruhleThe Robert Maddin Lecture in Materials Science
Structure Determination of Internal Interfaces by High Resolution Electron Microscopy
Professor Manfred Rühle
Max-Planck-Institut für Metallforschung, Institut für Werkstoffwissenschaft, Stuttgart
Monday, April 15, 1996

 

shenEli Burstein Lecture in Materials Science
Surface Nonlinear Optical Spectroscopy: Applications to Materials Science
Yuen-Ron Shen
University of California at Berkeley
Friday, December 8, 1995

 

pettiforThe Robert Maddin Lecture in Materials Science
Materials Modeling: Bridging the Gaps Between Physics, Chemistry & Engineering
David Pettifor
Isaac Wolfson Professor of Metallurgy
University of Oxford
Tuesday, April 11, 1995

 

tosattiEli Burstein Lecture in Materials Science
Crystal Surfaces at High Temperatures: Theory, and Simulation
Erio Tosatti
International School for Advanced Studies (SISSA), Trieste, Italy
Tuesday, December 13, 1994

 

parrinelloEli Burstein Lecture in Materials Science
Ab Initio Molecular Dynamics Studies of Materials: The Present Situation and Future Prospects
Michele Parrinello
IBM Zurich Research Laboratory Rüschlikon, Switzerland
Wednesday, November 10, 1993