Archived Events

October 14, 2011 to October 15, 2011

Topological aspects of quantum-coherent states in new materials

The workshop will focus on the theoretical and experimental studies of topological aspects of quantum-coherent states in new materials. Topics will include topological phenomena in band insulating materials, fractional quantum Hall effect, and p-wave superconductors.

October 9, 2010

Inter-MRSEC Student Symposium

Student Symposium (at Minnesota)

September 16, 2010 to September 18, 2010

Electronic Transport in Nanoengineered Materials

The goal of the workshop is to bring together scientists working in different areas related to this topic and to promote the exchange of ideas between different research communities.

September 13, 2010 to September 17, 2010

Challenges of Water in Biological Systems

A Workshop sponsored by ICAM and UChicago MRSEC

September 1, 2010 to September 3, 2010

Conference on Novel Quantum States in Condensed Matter

The conference will focus on the theoretical and experimental works on the study of novel quantum states in materials and cold atomic gases.

August 22, 2010 to September 12, 2010

Patterns on Thin Sheets: From Stressed Inanimate Materials to Biomembranes and Growing Tissues

Recent developments in biology, chemistry and material sciences have renewed the interest in the rich phenomenology of patterns evolving on thin sheets, be it elastic ones with uniform or prescribed metric, or fluid membranes, characterized by homogenous or multi-component molecular composition.

June 13, 2010 to June 15, 2010

Droplet Splashing: Fundamentals & Materials Processing

The University of Chicago MRSEC is sponsoring a droplet splashing workshop. The aim is to introduce people from the different fluids communities to each other and encourage discussion.


Upcoming Events

December 9, 2017

Physics with a Bang! Holiday Lecture and Open House

Students, families, teachers and especially the curious are invited to attend our annual Holiday Lecture and Open House.

November 9, 2017

MRSEC / KRUSS Surface Science Seminar

Surface Chemistry Measurements, Applications, and Instrumentation

GCIS W301/303

900AM to 1200PM – talks on theory and principle

1200PM to 100PM – lunch provided by KRUSS