Past events


A list of past events can be viewed here.

Spring 2019

February 15th, 2019: Sryam Sinha (High Frequency Power Electronics Group, Cornell)

"Capacitive Wireless Charging of Electric Vehicles"

February 8th, 2019: Dr. Glenn Solomon (Joint Quantum Institute)

"Semiconductor Quantum Dot Single Photon Sources"

February 1st 2019: Dr. Chenhao Jin (Kavli Institute, Cornell)

"Generation, Transport and Detection of Pure Valley Currents in Two-Dimensional Heterostructures"

Fall 2018

November 20th, 2018: Takuya Maeda (Kyoto University)

"Parallel-Plane Breakdown Fields of 2.8-3.5 MV/cm in GaN-onGaN p-n Junction Diodes with Double-Side-Depleted Shallow Bevel Termination"

November 16th, 2018: Siyang Liu ( Adie Lab, Cornell)

"Hybrid Adaptive Optics for High-throughput, Deep, and Volumetric Optical Coherence Microscopy"

November 9th, 2018: Dr. Philip Feng (Case Western Reserve University)

"Atomic Layer Semiconductor and Heterostructure Electromechanical Systems for Classical and Quantum Information Processing"

November 2nd, 2018: Dr. Brandon Howe (Air Force Research Lab) 

"From Multiferroics to Ultra-wide bandgap materials: AFRL’s Big Bet on Oxide Electronics"

October 26th, 2018: Dr. Owen Miller (Yale University)

"Design at the Nanoscale: Reaching the Limits of Light-Matter Interactions"

September 28th, 2018: Dr. Jiseph Falson (Max Planck Institute)

"Ultra-high Mobility MgZnO/ZnO Heterostructures and their Correlated Electronic Phases"

October 19th, 2018: Alexander Ruyack (SonicMEMS lab, Cornell)

"NEMS Electrostatic RF Wakeup Switch with Pt FIB Contact"

September 21st, 2018: Reet Chaudhuri (Xing/Jena group, Cornell)

"Towards High Power Complementary Logic in III-Nitrides: Is AlN the Answer?"

September 7th, 2018: Dr Francesco Monticone (Monticone group, Cornell)

"New Frontiers for Electromagnetic Wave Manipulation"

August 24, 2018: Dr. James Hwang (Lehigh University)

"Large-scale Fabrication of MoS2 and PtSe2 MOSFETs for FutureGeneration Thin-Film and Flexible Electronics"

Summer 2016

July 15, 2016: Tuo-Hung Hou (National Chiao Tung University, Taiwan)

"Hardware Neural Network: From Synaptic Devices to Neuromorphic

Spring 2016

April 22nd, 2016: Hamidreza Aghasi (Cornell)

"Holistic Approaches to Nonlinear Terahertz Design and Non-Boolean Spin Computation"

Spring 2015

April 17th, 2015: Prof. Shayan Mookherjea (UCSD)

"Integrated Photonics for Tomorrrow's Needs on Today's Silicon Platforms"

April 8th, 2015: Dr. Zheshen Zhang (MIT)

"Entanglement-Based Quantum Information Processing"

March 13th, 2015: Prathamesh Donvalkar (Gaeta group, AEP, Cornell)

"Nonlinear Optics in Rubidium Filled Hollow-Core Photonic Band-Gap Fibers"

March 6th, 2015: Kathryn McGill (McEuen group, Physics, Cornell)

"The Valley Hall Effect in MoS2"

Feb 20th, 2015: Yogesh Patil (Vengalattore group - Physics, Cornell)

"Spin Mediated Optomechanics"

Feb 13th, 2015: Phil Oldiges (IBM Research)

"Semiconductor Technology Modeling in IBM"

Feb 6th, 2015: Jared Strait (Rana group, ECE, Cornell)

"Terahertz science and technology of low-dimensional materials: dynamics, conductivity, and plasmonics"


Fall 2014

Dec 5th, 2014: Prof. J.-C. Chiao (UT Arlington)

"Implantable Wireless Medical Devices and Systems"

Nov. 21st, 2014: Dan Sinars (Sandia National Labs)

"Magnetized Liner Inertial Fusion (MagLIF) Research: A Promising Beginning"

Nov. 14th, 2014: Vivek Singh (Intel)

"Computational Lithography – Moore Bang for your Buck!"

Nov. 7th, 2014: Jason Hoople (SonicMEMS, Lal group, ECE, Cornell)

"Micro-SONAR: On-Chip Reconfigurable Ultrasonic Communication Channels"

Oct 31st, 2014: Renyuan Wang (OxideMEMS Lab, Bhave group, ECE, Cornell)

"Thin-Film LiNbO3 Technology"

Oct 24th, 2014: Daniel Nolan (Corporate Fellow, Corning)

Long Distance Quantum Communication

Oct 17th, 2014: Prof. Andrea Alu (U. Texas at Austin)

"Metamaterials and Plasmonics"

Oct. 10th, 2014: Prof. Kee Scholten, (U. Michigan)

"MEMS & Nanostructures for Sensing Volatile Organic Compounds"

Oct. 3rd, 2014: Prof. Christopher Salthouse (U. Mass. Amherst)

"Digitizing Biology with CMOS Circuits".

Spring 2014

Apr. 25th, 2014: Pinshane Y. Huang (David Muller group, Applied Physics)

"Transmission electron microscopy of structural disorder in 2D materials"

Apr. 18th, 2014: Dr. Dmitri (Mitya) Chklovskii (Howard Hughes Medical Institute)

Reverse Engineering the Brain: From Neuronal Circuit Reconstructions to Principles of Brain Design (A Physicist's Perspective)

Mar. 27th, 2014: Dr. Elison Matioli (MIT)

"Nanostructured Electronic Devices for Energy Efficiency"

Mar. 21st, 2014:  Prof. Grace (Huili) Xing (Univ. of Notre Dame)

"GaN, III-Vs and 2D-Crystals in Tomorrow’s Electronics"

Mar. 20th, 2014:  Prof. Debdeep Jena (Univ. of Notre Dame)

"Nanoelectronic Materials and Devices: Recent Advances and Future Perspectives"

Mar. 14th, 2014:  Bhuvanesh Sundar (Erich Muller group, Physics, Cornell)

"Quantum computation using microwave spectroscopy of Majorana fermion excitations in ultracold atomic gases"

Feb. 28th, 2014:  Dr. Mohammad Soltani (Wang (Physics) and Lipson (ECE) groups)

"Nanobiophotonics: Tailoring Nanoscale Light-Matter Interaction in Biology"

Feb. 14th, 2014: Dr. Sven Ramelow (Gaeta group, AEP, Cornell)

"Towards deterministic nonlinear quantum optics using CPC (Coherent Photon Conversion)"

Feb. 7th, 2014: Prof. Amit Lal (Dept. of ECE, Cornell)

"Manipulating Energy on a Chip: From Radioisotope Energy to Chip-Scale Particle Accelerators"

Jan. 31st, 2014: Prof.  Jin Suntivich (Dept. of Materials Science and Engineering, Cornell)

"Probing and Driving Energy Storage and Conversion Processes with Light"

Fall 2013

Dec. 13th, 2013: Dr. Tameem Albash (University of Southern California)

"Deconstructing the D-Wave Black Box"

Nov. 21st, 2013: Dr. Saptarshi Das (Argonne, Purdue)

"2-D Electronics with Transition Metal Dichalcogenides: Progress and Prospects"

Nov. 15th, 2013: Prof. Craig Fennie, (AEP, Cornell)

"Design of Complex Oxides and the Path to New Multifunctional Correlated Materials"

Nov. 8th, 2013: Dr. Vikram Gadagkar, (Jesse Goldberg group, Dept. of Neurobiology and Behavior, Cornell)

"How Practice Makes You Perfect: Reverse Engineering the Zebra Finch Song Circuit"

Nov. 1st, 2013: Prof. Juan Hinestroza (Textiles Nanotechnology Lab, Cornell)

"Can Nanotechnology be fashionable?"

Oct. 25th, 2013: Wei Min Chan (Sandip Tiwari group, ECE)

"Plasmon Damping in self-assembled graphene quantum dot lattices"

Oct. 18th, 2013: Apoorva Kiran (Hod Lipson group, MAE)

"3D Printed Robots: Why and How?"

Oct. 11th, 2013: Dr. Jeong-Sun Moon (HRL Labs)

"Graphene and heterostructures: opportunities and challenges"

Oct. 4th, 2013: Dr. Jessie Rosenberg (IBM TJ Watson Research Center)

"Silicon Photonics for Optical Interconnects"

Sept. 27, 2013: Prof. Chris Xu (AEP, Cornell)

"Shedding Light on the Brain: Neural Imaging with Multiphoton Microscopy"

Sept. 20, 2013: Dr. Kin-Fai Mak (McEuen and Park groups, Cornell)

"Electrons in 2-dimensional materials beyond graphene"

Sept. 13, 2013: Prof. Debdeep Jena (Univ. Notre Dame)

"Make and break symmetry: semiconductor devices exploiting the new developments in condensed matter physics"

Sept. 06, 2013: Dr. Freek Massee (Seamus Davis group, Physics, Cornell)

"Imaging Cooper pairing of heavy fermions in CeCoIn5"

Aug. 30, 2013: Prof. Rajit Manohar (Electrical and Computer Engineering, Cornell)

"Neuromorphic electronic systems: Brains on chips"


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