Lafferrer Hall
Unit Signature for MUMSEI

Friday, May 13 | Lafferre Hall


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Schedule of Events


8 a.m. Registration 

Ketcham (W1005 Lafferre Hall)


8:30 a.m. Welcome 

Ketcham (W1005 Lafferre Hall)

 Dr. Tom Spencer, Vice Chancellor for Research & Economic

 Dr. Noah Manring, Dean and Ketcham Professor, College of

 Dr. Cooper Drury, Interim Dean, College of Arts and Science 

 Dr. Jeni Hart, Vice Provost for Graduate Studies; Dean, Graduate


8:45 a.m. Materials Science & Engineering Institute Presentations 

Ketcham (W1005 Lafferre Hall)


 Dr. Tommy Sewell, Professor, Chemistry 

 Engineering Materials Research Overview 

 Dr. Matt Maschmann, Associate Professor, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering 

 Arts & Science Materials Research Overview 

 Dr. Paul Miceli, Professor and Chair, Physics and Astronomy 

 Campus Integration Overview 

 Dr. Sheila Grant, Associate Vice Chancellor of Research & Strategic Initiatives 


9:15 a.m.Funding Horizons Panel Zoom


10:15 a.m. Keynote 

Ketcham (W1005 Lafferre Hall)

 “A Future for Materials Science at the Intersection with
Biology and Medicine” (learn more

 Dr. John A. Rogers, Director of Querrey-Simpson Institute of
Bioelectronics, Northwestern University 


11:30 a.m.Ribbon Cutting 

Lafferre Hall Third Floor


12 p.m. Material Characterization and Fabrication Facility Tour and
Open House

C3237 Lafferre Hall


12:30 p.m. Boxed Lunches for Registered Participants

Ketcham (W1005 Lafferre Hall)


2 p.m.Poster Session

Lafferre Hall First Floor