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2013 MRS Fall Meeting Logo2013 MRS Fall Meeting & Exhibit

December 1-6, 2013 | Boston
Meeting Chairs: Charles Black, Elisabetta Comini, Gitti Frey, Kristi Kiick, Loucas Tsakalakos

Symposium QQ : Advances in Materials Science and Engineering Education and Outreach

2013-12-02   Show All Abstracts

Symposium Organizers

Pamela Dickrell, University of Florida
Noel Rutter, University of Cambridge
Kevin Dilley, Sciencenter
Chuck Stone, Colorado School of Mines

Symposium Support

NISE Network
QQ2: New Approaches to Teaching amp; Learning
Session Chairs
Chuck Stone
Monday PM, December 02, 2013
Hynes, Level 3, Room 303

2:30 AM - *QQ2.01
The Importance of Stuff

Mark Miodownik 1

1University College London London United Kingdom

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3:00 AM - QQ2.02
Assessment of a ``Flipped Classroom" Approach to a Large-Lecture Introductory Materials Course

Christopher Weyant 1

1Drexel University Philadelphia USA

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3:15 AM - QQ2.03
Computation in the Materials Science and Engineering Core

Michael L. Falk 1 Alejandra Magana 2 Michael Reese 1

1Johns Hopkins University Baltimore USA2Purdue University West Lafayette USA

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3:30 AM -
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4:00 AM - QQ2.04
Materials, Measurement, and Error: Comparative Class Data and Scientific Argumentation via a Cloud-Based Application

Scott A. Sinex 1 Theodore L. Chambers 1 Joshua B. Halpern 2

1Prince George's Community College Largo USA2Howard University Washington USA

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4:15 AM - QQ2.05
The Role of Collaborative Student Research on the Development of 21st Century Skills

Deborah A Day 1 2 Nicole Ferrari 2 3 Heather Edgecumbe 2 3 Catherine M. Koehler 4 Jaquelynn Garofano 2 3 Christine Broadbridge 2 3

1Amity Regional High School Woodbridge USA2Southern CT State University New Haven USA3Yale University and Southern CT State University New Haven USA4Southern CT State University New Haven USA

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4:30 AM - QQ2.06
Innovative Collaborative Development and Sharing of Educational Resources Online

Catherine McCarthy 1

1Science Museum of Minnesota Saint Paul USA

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4:45 AM - QQ2.07
Implementation of Inquiry-Based Chemistry/Nanotechnology Independent Research Program at Specialized High Schools

Deok-Yang Kim 1

1Bergen County Academies Hackensack USA

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5:00 AM - QQ2.08
Effect of Student-Led Undergraduate Research Experience on Learning and Attitudes --A Practice in An Introductory Materials Science Course

Yuanyuan Zhou 1 Jefferey Froyd 1 Raymundo Arroyave 1 Miladin Radovic 1

1TAMU College Station USA

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QQ1: Materials Outreach amp; Extension
Session Chairs
Chuck Stone
Monday AM, December 02, 2013
Hynes, Level 3, Room 303

9:30 AM - *QQ1.01
Development of a Successful Educational Outreach Program: Materials Science & Engineering

Elizabeth S Herkenham 1

1Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Troy USA

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10:00 AM - QQ1.02
Philly Materials Day: A Model for Materials Outreach in an Urban University Setting

Christopher Weyant 1 Dorilona Rose 1 Leslie Anastasio 1 Antonios Zavaliangos 1

1Drexel University Philadelphia USA

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10:15 AM - QQ1.03
Engaging Childrenmdash;Even the Very Youngmdash;in Nanoscale Science, Technology, and Engineering

Alexandra Jackson 1 Keith Ostfeld 2

1Sciencenter Ithaca USA2Children's Museum of Houston Houston USA

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10:30 AM -
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11:00 AM - QQ1.04
Translating Nano Science to Middle School for Teachers in Under-Served Communities: Data from the First 2 Years of SECME Summer Institutes for the Tuskegee Nano Bio Science Math Science Partnership for the Alabama Black Belt

Michele L. Williams 1 Shaik Jeelani 2

1SECME, Inc. Atlanta USA2Tuskegee University Tuskegee USA

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11:15 AM - QQ1.05
Is There Nano in Your Cell Phone? A Materials Science Based Curriculum Module for Middle School Students

Curtis Shannon 1 Christopher Easley 1 Virginia Davis 2

1Auburn University Auburn USA2Auburn University Auburn USA

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11:30 AM - QQ1.06
Introduction of Osmosis and Diffusion to Middle School Students via 5-E Model

Dorothy B. Payne 1

1Alabama State University Montgomery USA

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11:45 AM - QQ1.07
Development of Community Led Renewable Energy Projects

Jose A Mawyin 1 Anna Krzywoszynska 2 Alastair Buckley 1 Nicky Gregson 2 Matt Watson 1 Helen Holmes 1 Prue Chiles 1

1University of Sheffield Sheffield United Kingdom2Durham University Durham United Kingdom

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12:00 PM - QQ1.08
Making Nanoscale Science, Engineering, and Technology Outreach Inclusive

Brad Herring 3 Vrylena Olney 2 Alexandra Jackson 1 Anna Lindgren-Streicher 2

1Sciencenter Ithaca USA2Museum of Science Boston USA3Museum of Life and Science Durham USA

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2013-12-03   Show All Abstracts

Symposium Organizers

Pamela Dickrell, University of Florida
Noel Rutter, University of Cambridge
Kevin Dilley, Sciencenter
Chuck Stone, Colorado School of Mines

Symposium Support

NISE Network
QQ4: Impact of Hands-On Demonstrations
Session Chairs
Kevin Dilley
Tuesday PM, December 03, 2013
Hynes, Level 3, Room 303

2:30 AM - *QQ4.01
Material Matters in the Physics Classroom

Chris Chiaverina 1

1New Trier High School Winnetka USA

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3:00 AM - QQ4.02
Low-Cost, Experimental Curriculum in Material Science Using Candy Glass and Home-Built Apparatus

William R. Heffner 1 Himanshu Jain 1

1Lehigh University Bethlehem USA

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3:15 AM - QQ4.03
The Nanostructure of Abalone Seashells for All Ages

Shannon McGee 1 Curtis Shannon 2 Christopher J. Easley 2 Virginia A. Davis 1

1Auburn University Auburn University USA2Auburn University Auburn University USA

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3:30 AM -
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4:00 AM - QQ4.04
The NANOLAB Project: Educational Nanoscience at High School

Annamaria Lisotti 1 2 3 Valentina De Renzi 1 2 Guido Goldoni 1 2

1University of Modena and Reggio E Modena Italy2CNR NANO S3 Modena Italy3PhD School in Physics and Nanoscience, University of Modena and Reggio E. Modena Italy

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4:15 AM - QQ4.05
SCIENCountErs: A Hands-On after School Program to Teach Middle School Students about Science and Engineering

Andrew Greenberg 1 Elvin Morales 2 Francisca Jofre 2 John W Moore 2 Sara Kobilka 1

1University of Wisconsin-Madison Madison USA2University of Wisconsin-Madison Madison USA

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4:30 AM - QQ4.06
Hydroglyphics: Demonstration of Selective Wetting on Hydrophilic and Hydrophobic Surfaces

Philseok Kim 1 Jack Alvarenga 1 Joanna Aizenberg 1 Raymond S. Sleeper 2

1Harvard University Cambridge USA2Merrimack High School Merrimack USA

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4:45 AM - QQ4.07
How Catalyst Works in Water Splitting - Improving Performance with Nano-Scale Structures

Shoieb Shaik 1 2 Dawen Li 1 2 Scott Wehby 3 Bharat Soni 3

1University of Alabama Tuscaloosa USA2University of Alabama Tuscaloosa USA3University of Alabama at Birmingham Birmingham USA

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QQ3: Best Practices for Educational Effectiveness
Session Chairs
Kevin Dilley
Tuesday AM, December 03, 2013
Hynes, Level 3, Room 303

9:30 AM - *QQ3.01
Best Practices Enabled by Science Museum and Research Center Partnerships in Informal Nanotechnology Education

Larry Bell 1

1Museum of Science Boston USA

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10:00 AM - QQ3.02
Living in a Material World: Materials Engineering as a General Education Course on Technology

Katherine Chen 1

1California Polytechnic State University San Luis Obispo USA

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10:15 AM - QQ3.03
Enhancing Engineering Research - Skills through Art

Georgios Pyrgiotakis 1 Garry Scheiffele 2 Brij Moudgil 2 3

1Harvard University Boston USA2University of Florida Gainesville USA3University of Florida Gainesville USA

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10:30 AM -
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11:00 AM - QQ3.04
Twelve Years Technology-Enabled Enhancement and Sharing of a Materials Characterization Course by Five Virginia Universities

Michael J. Kelley 1

1College of William amp; Mary Newport News USA

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11:15 AM - QQ3.05
Challenges of International Education of Highly Specialized Topics of Materials Science and Engineering

Himanshu Jain 1 2 William Heffner 2

1Lehigh University Bethlehem USA2Lehigh University Bethlehem USA

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11:30 AM - QQ3.06
Providing Laboratory Internships for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Undergraduates

Peggy Cebe 1 Seyhan Ince Gunduz 1 Terry Haas 2 Wenwen Huang 1 Qian Ma 1 Bin Mao 1 Roger Tobin 1 Regina Valluzzi 1

1Tufts University Medford USA2Tufts University Medford USA

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11:45 AM - QQ3.07
Interdisciplinary Undergraduate Materials Research via Collaboration and Computational Methods

Todd C. Schwendemann 1 Eric Gossett 1 3 Jana Dodson 3 Tom Sadowski 1 Alexis Ernst 1 3 Carol Jenkins 1 Sungwoo Sohn 4 Jan Schroers 2 4 Christine Broadbridge 1 2

1Southern Connecticut State University New Haven USA2Yale University / SCSU New Haven USA3Yale University / SCSU New Haven USA4Yale University New Haven USA

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12:00 PM - QQ3.08
Teaching to the Gaps in Nanobiotech Education; Case Study: Phase Contrast Enhancement is Truly Limited by Materials Design in Diagnostic Imaging

Brian Love 1 2

1Univ of Michigan Ann Arbor USA2University of Michigan Ann Arbor USA

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12:15 PM - QQ3.09
Science and Engineering Professional Societiesrsquo; Diversity, Equity, and Outreach Efforts: A Panel Discussion

Magaly Spector 1 Dawnielle Farrar-Gaines 2 Todd Osman 3

1University of Texas at Dallas Richardson USA2The Johns Hopkins University Laurel USA3Material Research Society Pittsburgh USA

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2013-12-04   Show All Abstracts

Symposium Organizers

Pamela Dickrell, University of Florida
Noel Rutter, University of Cambridge
Kevin Dilley, Sciencenter
Chuck Stone, Colorado School of Mines

Symposium Support

NISE Network
QQ5: In-Room Poster Session: Materials Education amp; Outreach Demonstrations amp; Posters
Session Chairs
Wednesday AM, December 04, 2013
Hynes, Level 3, Room 300

9:30 AM -
Demonstrations and Light Refreshments

10:15 AM - QQ5.01
Home-Built Apparatus for Measuring Thermal Conductivity of Glass and Polymer Materials

William R. Heffner 1 Shera Demchak 2 Raymond Pearson 1 John W. Scruggs 3

1Lehigh University Bethlehem USA2University Of MA Amherst USA3Tuskegee Institute Tuskegee USA

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10:15 AM - QQ5.02
Funds Support for Prosperity of Materials Science and Its Academic Journals in China

Yingjiang Shi 1 Guocui Qi 1

1Northwest Institute for Nonferrous Metal Research Xi'an China

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10:15 AM - QQ5.03
A NanoBio Science Partnership for the Alabama Black Belt Region

Carol Banks 1 Shaik Jeelani 1

1Tuskegee University Tuskegee USA

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