|CCL 05.11.28 MRS Symposium LL: Combinatorial Methods and Informatics in Materials Science, Boston, MA|
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Subject: 05.11.28 MRS Symposium LL: Combinatorial Methods and Informatics in Materials Science, Boston, MA
MRS 2005 Fall Meeting November 28 - December 2, 2005 Boston, MA, USA MRS Symposium LL Combinatorial Methods and Informatics in Materials Science In the past 10 years, combinatorial, and/or high-throughput, and artificial intelligence methods have permitted scientists to rapidly explore new and complex systems in materials and device research and development. As a consequence to this aim, numerous novel research programs and products have emerged from a variety of universities, national laboratories, and industry research groups. This symposium will bring together scientists from disciplines such as materials sciences, chemistry, physics, electrical engineering, chemical and mechanical engineering, informatics, and systems engineering to share the successful studies and illuminate current challenges in four major technical areas: combinatorial fabrication of new materials and novel devices; high-throughput methods for materials and device characterization; artificial intelligence methods and software development; and combinatorial approach in undergraduate and graduate research. Session Topics Papers are solicited in the following principal topical areas: * Combinatorial fabrication of new materials and novel devices o Functional materials, electronic materials, nanomaterials, and biomaterials o Homogeneous and heterogeneous catalysts o Polymer composites o Millireactors and millifluidics o Combinatorial compounding and formulation o Ink-jet dispensing and continuous gradient methods * High-throughput characterizations of materials and devices o Microinstrumentation o Rapid characterization of composition and microstructure o Mechanical, thermal, and optoelectronic properties o Fluid properties such as rheology, stability, and structure o Algorithms for high-throughput optimization of materials and process parameters * Artificial intelligence methods and software development o New screening principles and ideas o Library fabrication and experimental design o Computational combinatorial chemistry and high-throughput screening techniques o Informatics, efficient user interfaces, and statistical and data mining techniques o QSPR and QSAR techniques o Traditional ab-initio and semi-empirical quantum methods o Quantum Monte Carlo, density-functional approaches, and tight binding techniques o Force-field-based molecular mechanics, dynamics, and Monte Carlo simulations o Mesoscale and multiscale modeling, molecular modeling, and graphics approaches * Combinatorial approach in undergraduate and graduate research Invited Speakers Invited speakers (partial list)include: Arik Aleksanyan (National Academy Armenia), Eric J. Amis, Kathryn Beers, and Albert Davydov (National Inst. of Standards & Technology), Alex Demkov (Univ. of Texas-Austin), Mats Eriksson (Linkoping Univ., Sweden), J.A. Goschnick ( Forschungszentrum Karlsruhe, Germany), Jim Greer (NMRC, Ireland), Jaime Grunlan (Texas A&M Univ.), Damian Hajduk (Symyx), Andrew Hillier (Iowa State Univ.), Ghassan Jabbour, (Univ. of Arizona), Yuji Matsumoto (Tokyo Inst. of Technology, Japan), Carson Meredith (Georgia Inst. of Technology), Tsuyoshi Ohnishi (Univ. of Tokyo, Japan), Akira Ohtomo (Tohoku Univ., Japan), Noriaki Okazaki ( National Inst. for Material Science ), John Perkins (National Renewable Energy Lab), Krishna Rajan (Rensselaer Polytechnic Inst.), Joe Shinar (Ames Lab), Paul Stradins (National Renewable Energy Lab), Andrei Touzik (IFW), Dean Webster (North Dakota State Univ.), Douglas Wicks (Univ. of S. Mississippi), Xiao-Dong Xiang (Intematix), Yusuke Yamada (AIST, Japan), Michiko Yoshitake ( National Inst. for Material Science ), and Andrei K. Yudin (Univ. of Toronto, Canada). Symposium Organizers Qi Wang National Renewable Energy Laboratory MS 3212 1617 Cole Blvd. Golden, CO 80401 Tel: 303-384-6681 Fax: 303-384-6430 qi_wang^nrel.gov Radislav A. Potyrailo G.E. Global Research Center Combinatorial Chemistry Laboratory P.O. Box 8 Schenectady, NY 12301 Tel: 518-387-7370 or -5257 Fax: 518-387-5604 potyrailo^crd.ge.com Michael Fasolka National Institute of Standards and Technology Polymers Division MS 8542 100 Bureau Dr. Gaithersburg, MD 20899 Tel: 301-975-8526 Fax: 301-975-4924 michael.fasolka^nist.gov Toyohiro Chikyow National Institute for Material Science Nanomaterial Research Laboratories 1-2-1 Sengen, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305-0047, Japan Tel: 81-298-59-2746 Fax: 81-298-59-2701 chikyo.toyohiro^nims.go.jp Ulrich S. Schubert Eindhoven University of Technology Laboratory of Macromolecular Chemistry & Nanoscience (SMN) Dutch Polymer Institute P.O. Box 513, NL-5600 MB Eindhoven, The Netherlands Tel: 31-40-247-4083 Fax: 31-40-247-4186 u.s.schubert^tue.nl Anatoli Korkin Nano & Giga Solutions 1683 E. Spur St. Mesa, AZ 85296 Tel/Fax: 480-539-4754 korkin^nanoandgiga.comNOTE THAT E-MAIL ADDRESSES HAVE BEEN MODIFIED!!!
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