Category Archives: Presentations

Seminars, conferences, workshops, training

Keynote Address

Prof. Jarek Drelich attended the XVIth International Conference on Surface Forces that took place this year in Kazan, Russia. He delivered a keynote address entitled Direct Measurements of Liquid Adhesion with Solids: Gateway to a Multi-Faceted Understanding of Contact Angles. … Continue reading

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Seniors Finalize Project

Both oral and poster senior design presentations went well this year. Mercury Marine sponsored a project entitled Polymer Filament for Evaporative Pattern Prototyping that was advised by Prof. Drelich. Four MSE seniors including Alex Ball, Kristen Bull, Simon Eddy and … Continue reading

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TMS Awards

Roger Guillory (PhD Candidate) won the 2nd place in a poster competition under biomaterials category during the 147th TMS Annual Meeting in Phoenix, AZ. The title of his poster was “Long Term Biocompatibility of Zinc and its Alloys for Absorbable … Continue reading

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Biodegradable Materials Symp.

We organized and chaired the International Symposium on Biodegradable Materials in Medical Applications during the 147th TMS Annual Meeting in Phoenix, AZ. March 11-16, 2018. This two-day symposium comprised of four technical sessions and 27 presentations including 4 keynote addresses. … Continue reading

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Keynote Presentation

Dr. Jeremy Schaffer from Fort Wayne Metals represented our program on Zn-based biodegradable stents and delivered a keynote address during the 9th Biometals: Symposium on Biodegradable Metals for Biomedical Applications in Bertinoro, Italy (August 27 – September 1). His presentation … Continue reading

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TMS 2017

The 2017 TMS Annual Meeting took place in San Diego, CA, this year. The SURFI team was represented by Shan Zhao and Dr. Drelich. Shan presented a poster on Zn-Li alloy materials and their biocompatibility in endovascular environment. Dr. Drelich … Continue reading

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Successful Ph.D. Dissertation

Shan successfully defended her Ph.D. Dissertation entitled Structural characteristics and corrosion behavior of biodegradable Zn-Li alloys in stent application on December 19, 2016. She is scheduled to complete her entire Ph.D. program some time during the Spring 2017 semester.

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Successful M.S. Defense

Avishan successfully defended her M.S. Thesis entitled Formulation and testing of biodegradable polymeric coating on zinc wires in cardiovascular stent application on December 14, 2016. She is scheduled to complete her entire M.S. program some time during the Spring 2017 … Continue reading

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Poster at MS&T

Together with several other undergraduate students from the Materials Science and Engineering Department, Jeff attended the Materials Science & Technology (MS&T16) fall meeting in Salt Lake City, Utah, which took place on October 23-27 this year. Jeff presented his poster … Continue reading

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IMPS 2016 in Istanbul

The 15th International Mineral Processing Symposium took place in Istanbul, Turkey, on October 19-21, and gathered more than 250 participants. Dr. Drelich was invited plenary speaker. Beside the plenary lecture entitled Surface Charge Heterogeneity of Minerals: Why do We Need … Continue reading

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