REACT 2020

Talks from graduate students

“The age of plastics: progress, prospects, and problems”
Renee Sifri (CCB)

“Simulations in soft matter physics”
Maya Martirossyan (MSE)

“Guiding Students to Graduate School”
Dana Chapman and Konrad Hedderick (both MSE)

“Atoms and EELS: Probing materials at the lattice scale with scanning transmission electron microscopy”
Berit Goodge (AEP)

“Computational Photography: Images & Imagination”
Mel White (ECE)

Lab tours

Tour of the Cornell Electron Microscopy Facility: How can we probe materials at the atomic scale?
Berit Goodge (AEP)

Tour of a Biofuels Lab: How can we convert agricultural waste into fuel and sustainable energy?
Zoe Pollard (BEE)

Tour of an Electrochemical and Optics Lab: What instruments do we use to discover new materials for electrocatalysts?
Abby Nason (MSE)

Tour of a Polymer Synthesis Lab: How are polymers synthesized and tested?
Scott Spring and Jesse Hsu (both CCB)

Activities

Creating Designer Organisms: How the tools for gene engineering are easier than ever
David Specht (AEP)

Symmetry in the Real World
Aileen Luo (MSE)

The Physics of Interatomic Bonding and Phases of Matter
Tucker Swenson (MSE)

Glued Into Science
Scott Spring and Jesse Hsu (both CCB)

Research Education and Activities for Community Teachers (REACT): REACT is a free online science workshop for educators in New York state on Friday, July 31st, 10 AM – 4 PM. The day will consist of, research-focused talks, lab tours, and fun at-home experimental or computational activities in the topics of physics, chemistry, engineering, and materials science.

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