PRISM at Discovery Park

PRISM Seminars - Fall 2009

Advanced Silicon Technology and MEMS Reliability
Jeremy Muldavin, MIT Lincoln Laboratory
Friday, December 4, 2009 - 3:00 p.m.
Birck 1001

Molecular Sensors for MEMS
John Sullivan, Purdue University
November 20, 2009
Birck 1001

Casimir Force and Near-field Rediactive Heat Transfer at the MEMS and AFM Scales
Joel Chevrier, Professor of Physics, University Joseph Fourier of Grenoble
Friday, October 23, 2009 - 3:00 p.m.
Birck 1001

Science and Technology of Multifunctional Thin Films and Application to Multifunctional Micro and Nano-Devices
Orlando Auciello, Materials Science Division and Center for Nanoscale Materials, Argonne National Laboratory
Friday October 2, 2009 - 3:00 pm
Birck 1001

The September 25th seminar featured three students who completed internships at national labs over the summer:
Speaker #1
First Principles Investigation of Oxygen Deficient Centers in Amorphous Silica
Nathan L. Anderson, Purdue University
Internship: Sandia National Laboratory, Alburquerque, NM

Speaker #2
Modified Data Analysis for Thermal Conductivity Measurements of Polycrystalline Silicon Microbridges Using a Steady State Joule Heating Technique
Robert Sayer , Purdue University
Internship: Sandia National Laboratory, Alburquerque, NM

Speaker #3
Photoacoustic Spectroscopy for Trace Gas Analysis
Joshua Small, Purdue University
Internship: Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Livermore, CA

Friday September 25, 2009 - 3:00 pm
Birck 1001

Computationally Efficient Bayesian Inference Using Polynomial Chaos Expansions
Youssef Marzouk, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Friday September 18, 2009 - 3:00 pm
Birck 1001

Efficient Bayesian Inference and Learning for Graphical Models
Yuan (Alan) Qi, Assistant Professor in Computer Science & Statistics, Purdue University
Friday September 11, 2009 - 3:00 pm
Birck 1001




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Matt Potrawski
Managing Director, PRISM Center
Purdue University
Birck Nanotechnology Center
1205 W. State St., Suite 2027
West Lafayette, IN 47907-2088