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2013 MRS Spring Meeting & Exhibit

April 1-5, 2013 | San Francisco
Meeting Chairs: Mark L. Brongersma, Vladimir Matias, Rachel Segalman, Lonnie D. Shea, Heiji Watanabe

Symposium EEE : Materials Education---Toward a Lab-to-Classroom Initiative

2013-04-02   Show All Abstracts

Symposium Organizers

Eva M. Campo, Bangor University
Christine Caragianis Broadbridge, Southern Connecticut State University
Kathryn Hollar, Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
Costel Constantin, James Madison University

Symposium Support

Bangor University
Hysitron, Inc.
NISE Network
NSF - Division of DMR
NSF MRSEC Center for Research on Interface Structures and Phenomena (CRISP), Yale/SCSU
EEE2: Lab to Classroom: Innovations in Pedagogy and Content Delivery
Session Chairs
Christine Caragianis Broadbridge
Tuesday PM, April 02, 2013
Marriott Marquis, Yerba Buena Level, Nob Hill C

2:30 AM - *EEE2.01
Translating Research into the Classroom: The NIST Summer Institute for Middle School Science Teachers

Mary Satterfield 1

1National Institute of Standards and Technology Gaithersburg USA

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3:00 AM - EEE2.02
Integration of Materials Functionalities to Enhance Teaching and Learning Materials Sciences and Engineering

Weijie Lu 1

1Air Force Research Lab Wright-Patterson Air Force Base USA

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3:15 AM - EEE2.03
Longitudinal Tracking of K-16 Participants in STEM Education Programs at a National Lab

Roxanne M Hughes 1

1National High Magnetic Field Laboratory Tallahassee USA

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3:30 AM - *EEE2.04
How ``Discover the COSMOSrdquo; and ``Pathwayrdquo; are Changing the Science Education in European High Schools

Christine Kourkoumelis 1

1University of Athens Athens Greece

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4:00 AM - EEE2
Break

4:30 AM - EEE2.05
Experiences with the Flipped Classroom and a Materials Science Massive, Open, On-line Class

Bruce Montgomery Clemens 1 Chinmay Nivargi 1 Antony Jan 1 Jane Manning 2 Emily Schneider 3

1Stanford University Stanford USA2Stanford University Stanford USA3Stanford University Stanford USA

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4:45 AM - EEE2.06
Visualization Tool for a Non-ideal Carnot Engine Suited for Interactive Learning

Jonas Johansson 1

1Lund University Lund Sweden

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5:00 AM - *EEE2.07
Materials Genome Initiatives at the University of Connecticut

S. P. Alpay 1 2 3 A. M. Dongare 1 2 E. E. Dormidontova 1 3 S. M. Nakhmanson 1 2 R. Ramprasad 1 2 3 G. A. Rossetti 1 2

1University of Connecticut Storrs USA2University of Connecticut Storrs USA3University of Connecticut Storrs USA

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EEE1: Lab to Classroom: Innovation in Content
Session Chairs
Eva M. Campo
Tuesday AM, April 02, 2013
Marriott Marquis, Yerba Buena Level, Nob Hill C

9:15 AM - *EEE1.01
The Large Hadron Collider and the Higgs Boson

Steven Michael Goldfarb 1

1University of Michigan Ann Arbor USA

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9:45 AM - EEE1.02
Building Computation into the Core of Materials Science and Engineering Education

Michael L Falk 1 2 3 Alejandra J Magana 4 Michael Reese 5

1Johns Hopkins University Baltimore USA2Johns Hopkins University Baltimore USA3Johns Hopkins University Baltimore USA4Purdue University West Lafayette USA5Johns Hopkins University Baltimore USA

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10:00 AM - EEE1.03
From Advanced Materials Research to Classroom Education

Daryush Ila 1

1FSU Fayetteville USA

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10:15 AM - EEE1.04
Nanotechnology for High School Classrooms: Development of Experimental Demonstration for Patterning Magnetic Nanoparticles Using Ferrofluids

Nitin Chopra 1 3 Wenwu Shi 1 3 Victoria L Evans 2

1The University of Alabama Tuscaloosa USA2Northridge High School Tuscaloosa USA3The University of Alabama Tuscaloosa USA

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10:30 AM - EEE1
Break

11:00 AM - EEE1.05
The Solar Hydrogen Activity Research Kit (SHArK) Project: A Distributed Research Approach to Solve the Problem of Solar Water Splitting

Bruce Parkinson 1

1University of Wyoming Laramie USA

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11:15 AM - EEE1.06
Bringing Students to the Mountain: A Model for Developing Partnerships to Introduce Students to Cutting-edge Research

AnneLynn Gillian-Daniel 1 Benjamin L. Taylor 1 Jon McCarthy 1 Troy Dassler 2 Robert Gordon 3

1University of Wisconsin, College of Engineering Madison USA2Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation Madison USA3Hitachi High Technologies America, Inc. Pleasanton USA

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11:30 AM - EEE1.07
Ion Beam Institute for Nanotechnology

Cydale Smith 1 Tomeka Colon 1 Charles Payton 1 Patrick Grayson 1

1Howard J. Foster Center for Irradation of Materials Normal USA

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11:45 AM - EEE1.08
Introducing Students to Raman Spectroscopy as a Research Tool

Bahram Roughani 1 David Warner 1 Uma Ramabadran 1

1Kettering University Flint USA

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12:00 PM - *EEE1.09
Frontiers of Energy Research as a Basis for K-12 Science Curriculum

Faisal Alamgir 1

1Georgia Institute of Technology Atlanta USA

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2013-04-03   Show All Abstracts

Symposium Organizers

Eva M. Campo, Bangor University
Christine Caragianis Broadbridge, Southern Connecticut State University
Kathryn Hollar, Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
Costel Constantin, James Madison University

Symposium Support

Bangor University
Hysitron, Inc.
NISE Network
NSF - Division of DMR
NSF MRSEC Center for Research on Interface Structures and Phenomena (CRISP), Yale/SCSU
EEE4: Lab to Classroom: Reaching Diverse Audiences
Session Chairs
Kathryn Hollar
Wednesday PM, April 03, 2013
Marriott Marquis, Yerba Buena Level, Nob Hill C

2:30 AM - *EEE4.01
Materials Science Summer Academies for High School Students

Daniel Steinberg 1

1Princeton University Princeton USA

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3:00 AM - EEE4.02
It Takes a Community to Raise an Engineer mdash; STEM Achievement in Baltimore Elementary Schools (SABES)

Michael L Falk 1 2 3 Carolyn A Parker 4 Yolanda Abel 4 Stephen B Plank 5 Christine A Newman 6 Ekaterina Denisova 7

1Johns Hopkins University Baltimore USA2Johns Hopkins University Baltimore USA3Johns Hopkins University Baltimore USA4Johns Hopkins University Baltimore USA5Johns Hopkins University Baltimore USA6Johns Hopkins University Baltimore USA7Baltimore City Public Schools Baltimore USA

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3:15 AM - EEE4.03
Shanandoah Valley Nanoscience Outreach Collaboration

Costel Constantin 1 Christopher Wm Hughes 1 Brian H Augustine 1 Scott Paulson 1

1James Madison University Harrisonburg USA

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3:30 AM - EEE4.04
From the Bench to the Blackboard: Research-inspired Laboratory Experiments and a Survey Instrument to Assess Their Impact on Students' Awareness of and Attitudes toward Scientific Research

Mary E. Anzovino 1 A. E. Greenberg 2 J. W. Moore 1

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

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3:30 AM - EEE4.05
Mango Plantations and Dairy Farms: A Cross-cultural RET Site Program with the University of Wisconsin-Madison and the University of Puerto Rico-Mayaguez

Ben Taylor 1 A. L. Gillian-Daniel 1 G. M. Zenner Peterson 1 S. Mercado Feliciano 2 N. Cardona Martinez 3

1University of Wisconsin-Madison Madison USA2University of Puerto Rico-Mayaguez Mayaguez USA3University of Puerto Rico-Mayaguez Mayaguez USA

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3:45 AM - EEE4
Break

4:15 AM - EEE4.06
Science and Cooking at Harvard University

Naveen Sinha 1 Otger Campas 2 Amy Rowat 3 Joan Abrams 4 Joshua Bridger 5 Kathryn Hollar 1 Daniel Rosenberg 1 Pia Sorensen 1 Heloise Vilaseca 6 Michael Brenner 1 David Weitz 1

1Harvard University Cambridge USA2UCSB Santa Barbara USA3UCLA Los Angeles USA4Cambridge Ridge and Latin School Cambridge USA5Dover-Sherborn High School Sherborn USA6WikiCells Cambridge USA

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4:30 AM - EEE4.07
Managing Effective Evaluation of Informal STEM Education Projects

Kirsten M Ellenbogen 1 2 Darrell Porcello 3

1Science Museum of Minnesota St. Paul USA2Association of Science-Technology Centers Washington DC USA3Univ of California-Berkeley Berkeley USA

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4:45 AM - EEE4.08
Materials, Design, and Innovation in Nonmajors Science Education

Jonathan B Puthoff 1 Anne Bentley 2 Kellar Autumn 1 Julio dePaula 2

1Lewis amp; Clark College Portland USA2Lewis amp; Clark College Portland USA

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5:00 AM - EEE4.09
NOMS Education and Dissemination: Lab-to-market and Lab-to-classroom

Eva M Campo 1

1Bangor University Bangor United Kingdom

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EEE3: Workforce Development and Collaborations with Industry
Session Chairs
Costel Constantin
Wednesday AM, April 03, 2013
Marriott Marquis, Yerba Buena Level, Nob Hill C

9:30 AM - *EEE3.01
HTA Educational Outreach Program and Change the Equation Participation

Robert J. Gordon 1

1Hitachi High Technologies America Pleasanton USA

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10:00 AM - *EEE3.02
Teaching K-12 Students and Teachers about Size and Scale and the Tools of Nano mdash; NNINrsquo;s Approach

Nancy Healy 1

1Georgia Institute of Technology Atlanta USA

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10:30 AM - EEE3.03
Infusing Emerging Nano and Green Technologies into Community College STEM Curriculum

Rashmi Nanjundaswamy 1 Darrell Porcello 1 S. Sidharta 2 A. Harty 1

1University of California Berkeley Berkeley USA2Contra Costa College San Pablo USA

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10:45 AM - EEE3
Break

11:15 AM - EEE3.04
Engaging Community College Students in Materials Research

Megan T. Valentine 1 Maria Napoli 2 Arica Lubin 2 Liu-Yen Kramer 2 Ofelia Aguirre 2 Jens-Uwe Kuhn 3 Nicholas Arnold 3

1UCSB Santa Barbara USA2UCSB Santa Barbara USA3Santa Barbara City College Santa Barbara USA

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11:30 AM - EEE3.05
Educating the Next Generation of Scientists through Industrially-relevant Research and Internships

Charles G. Wade 1 Dolores C. Miller 1 Eileen Sheu 2 Candice L. Lewis 4 Ka Yee C. Lee 2 Matthew Tirrell 3 2 Gregory A. Voth 4 2

1IBM Almaden Research Center San Jose USA2University of Chicago Chicago USA3University of Chicago Chicago USA4University of Chicago Chicago USA

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11:45 AM - EEE3.06
Optimizing K-14 Instruction to Infuse 21st Century Skills

Deborah A Day 1 2 Cindy Guo 1 Nicole Ferrari 4 Christine Broadbridge 2 3

1Amity Regional High School Woodbridge USA2Southern CT State University New Haven USA3CRISP at Yale/SCSU New Haven USA4Southern CT State University New Haven USA

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12:00 PM - *EEE3.07
High Performance Computing (HPC) Wales and the Next Generation Workforce: Strategies to Ensure Propagation

Laura M Redfern 1 2

1HPC Wales Bangor United Kingdom2Bangor University Bangor United Kingdom

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12:30 PM - *EEE3.08
Addressing the Needs of the Next Generation Workforce - Paradigm Shift or Education as Usual?

Ashley White 1

1AAAS Science and Technology Policy Fellow Arlington USA

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