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2015 MRS Fall Meeting Logo2015 MRS Fall Meeting & Exhibit

November 29-December 4, 2015 | Boston
Meeting Chairs: T. John Balk, Ram Devanathan, George G. Malliaras, Larry A. Nagahara, Luisa Torsi

Symposium A : Engaged Learning of Materials Science and Engineering in the 21st Century

2015-11-30   Show All Abstracts

Symposium Organizers

Ian Ferguson, Missouri University of Science and Technology
Zakya Kafafi, Lehigh University
Sergio Mejia, Universidad Autonoma de Nuevo Leon
Joanna Millunchick, University of Michigan

Symposium Support

NISE Network
A2: Materials Educationmdash;Engaging Students in the Classroom
Session Chairs
Ian Ferguson
Joanna Millunchick
Monday PM, November 30, 2015
Sheraton, 3rd Floor, Fairfax A

2:30 AM - *A2.01
Approaches to Multi-Mode Foundational Teaching of Energy and Sustainability

David S. Ginley 1 David Cahen 2

1National Renewable Energy Laboratory Golden United States2Weizmann Inst. Rehovot Israel

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3:00 AM - A2.02
A Module for Teaching Ceramic Processing to Children with Dyslexia

Corinne E. Packard 1 Barbara M. Moskal 1

1Colorado School of Mines Golden United States

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3:15 AM - A2.03
Establishment of Undergraduate Level Computational Materials Science Curriculum at Shanghai Jiao Tong University

Lanting Zhang 1 Zhaohui Jin 1

1Shanghai Jiaotong Univ Shanghai China

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3:30 AM - A2.04
Summer Research Placements - State-of-the-Art Science by Pre-University Students

Radu Alexandru Sporea 1 Simon Lygo-Baker 2

1University of Surrey Guildford United Kingdom2University of Surrey Guildford United Kingdom

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3:45 AM - A2.05
Implementation of Active Learning/Studio Format Introductory Physics at Kalamazoo College: 4 Years of Faculty and Student Experiences

Thomas R. Askew 1 Alissa N. Neff 1 S. Elizabeth McDowell 1

1Kalamazoo College Kalamazoo United States

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4:00 AM -
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4:30 AM - *A2.06
Bridging Engineering and Social Sciences through the Impact of Materials on Society Course

Kevin S Jones 1 Sophia Krzys-Acord 2

1University of Florida Gainesville United States2University of Florida Gainesville United States

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5:00 AM - A2.07
Toward a New Model of Science Learning, Teaching, and Communication

Oludurotimi O Adetunji 1 Roger Levine 2

1Brown University Providence United States2Independent Consultant Redwood City United States

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5:15 AM - A2.08
Development of an Assessment Tool to Evaluate Instructional Effectiveness in an Introductory Materials Science Course

Patrick Shamberger 1 Eunju Jung 1 Yuanyuan Zhou 2 Raymundo Arroyave 1 3 Miladin Radovic 1 3

1Texas Aamp;M University College Station United States2Texas Aamp;M University College Station United States3Texas Aamp;M University College Station United States

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5:30 AM - A2.09
An Electron Microscopy Collaboratory for Teaching, Learning and Research

Daniel E Huber 1 Frank Scheltens 1 Hamish L. Fraser 1 David William McComb 1

1The Ohio State Univ Columbus United States

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5:45 AM - A2.10
How the University of British Columbia is Engaging Students in Materials Science through the Synthesis and Characterization of Functional Polymers with Molecularly Controlled Properties

Jose Roberto Rodriguez Nunez 1

1University of British Columbia Vancouver Canada

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A3: Poster Session
Session Chairs
Ian Ferguson
Joanna Millunchick
Sergio Mejia
Zakya Kafafi
Monday PM, November 30, 2015
Hynes, Level 1, Hall B

9:00 AM - A3.01
Meerkat and Periscope Live-Streaming as a Digital Teaching Tool for Materials Education and Outreach

Trevor Goff 1

1Pennsylvania State Univ Dexter United States

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9:00 AM - A3.02
Materials Science Research Partnership for Curriculum Building

Nathan Tompkins 1 Anique Olivier-Mason 1 Seth Fraden 1

1Brandeis University Waltham United States

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9:00 AM - A3.03
Development of a Concept Inventory for Structure of Materials

Todd C. Hufnagel 1 Michael Reese 1 Amy Brusini 1

1Johns Hopkins University Baltimore United States

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9:00 AM - A3.04
Using an Engaged Scholarship Capstone Course to Improve Student Technical Communication, Leadership, and Team Work Skills

R. Allen Kimel 1 Joshua A. Robinson 1 Ramya Gurunathan 1

1Pennsylvania State Univ University Park United States

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9:00 AM - A3.05
Inspiring Online Collaborative STEM Learning

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

1Prince Georges Community College Largo United States2Howard University Washington United States

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9:00 AM - A3.07
What Makes Us a Community: Structure, Correlations, and Success in Scientific World

Artem Maksov 1 Sergei V. Kalinin 2 3

1University of Tennessee/Oak Ridge National Laboratory Knoxville United States2Oak Ridge National Laboratory Oak Ridge United States3Oak Ridge National Laboratory Oak Ridge United States

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9:00 AM - A3.08
Involvement of Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Students in Nanotechnology Research

Paul Sali Sabila 1 Henry David Snyder 1 Tito Huber 2

1Gallaudet University Washington United States2Howard University Washington United States

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9:00 AM - A3.09
Team Work in an Interdisciplinary Environment: A Cost Effective Method for the Determination of Polymer Molecular Weight

Linxi Zhang 1 Ke Zhu 1 Jessica Kim 2 Jaymo Kang 3 Miriam Rafailovich 1

1Stony Brook University Stony Brook United States2Manhasset High School Manhasset United States3Adlai E. Stevenson High School Lincolnshire United States

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9:00 AM - A3.10
Structuring and Delivering a Web-Based, General Education Course on Materials

Anna C Domask 1 Paul Brown 1

1Pennsylvania State Univ University Park United States

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9:00 AM - A3.13
Active Learning and Student Engagement via 3D Printing and Design: Integrating Undergraduate Research, Service Learning, and Cross-Disciplinary Collaborations

Lon A. Porter 1

1Wabash College Crawfordsville United States

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9:00 AM - A3.14
Teaching Outreach as a Learning Experience In Nanotechnology

Chaitanya K. Ullal 1 Elizabeth Herkenham 1 Amy Hee Kim 2 Tara Chklovski 2

1Rensselaer Polytechnic Inst Troy United States2Iridescent Los Angeles United States

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9:00 AM - A3.15
Using NISEnet Materials to Enhance Materials Science Education and Outreach Programs

Daniel J Steinberg 1 Sergio Aclo 1

1Princeton Univ Princeton United States

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9:00 AM - A3.16
Analysis of Research Grade Simulations to Enhance the Learning of Mechanical Behavior of Materials via Combined Experiments and nanoHUB Simulations

Aisling Coughlan 1 David R Johnson 1 Tanya Faltens 1 Heidi A Diefes-Dux 1 K Anna Douglas 1 Alejandro Strachan 1

1Purdue Univ West Lafayette United States

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9:00 AM -
A3.11 Transferred to II5.05

A1: The Education Paradigm Shiftmdash;Novel Approaches to Engaged Learning
Session Chairs
Zakya Kafafi
Sergio Mejia
Monday AM, November 30, 2015
Sheraton, 3rd Floor, Fairfax A

9:30 AM - *A1.01
The Educational Revolution and the Goo-You-Wiki World or Letrsquo;s Shift the Educational Paradigm Together

Harry Kroto 1

1Vega East Sussex United Kingdom

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10:15 AM - *A1.02
Flat Space, Deep Learning

Eric Mazur 1

1Harvard University Cambridge United States

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11:00 AM -
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11:30 AM - *A1.03
Student-Led Instruction in Materials Science Education

Michelle Moram 1

1Imperial College London London United Kingdom

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12:00 PM - A1.04
The Impact of Contextualized Computing for Undergraduate Materials Students

Michael L. Falk 1 Alejandra Magana 2 Camillo Vieira 2 Michael Reese 1 Junchao Yan 2

1Johns Hopkins University Baltimore United States2Purdue University West Lafayette United States

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12:15 PM - A1.05
Nanotechnology Solutions to Engineering Grand Challenges

Edward Wayne Davis 1 Joni Lakin 1 Polapragada Raju 1 Virginia A Davis 1

1Auburn University Auburn United States

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12:30 PM - *A1.06
Education and Training at NSF Funded National Facilities

G.X. Tessema 1 S.L. Jones 1 Linda S. Sapochak 1

1National Science Foundation Arlington United States

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2015-12-01   Show All Abstracts

Symposium Organizers

Ian Ferguson, Missouri University of Science and Technology
Zakya Kafafi, Lehigh University
Sergio Mejia, Universidad Autonoma de Nuevo Leon
Joanna Millunchick, University of Michigan

Symposium Support

NISE Network
A5: Materials Educationmdash;Engaging Students in the Laboratory
Session Chairs
Eva Campo
Amy Moll
Tuesday PM, December 01, 2015
Sheraton, 3rd Floor, Fairfax A

2:30 AM - *A5.01
Engaging Non-Science Majors: Physics of Food and Cooking

Rama Bansil 1

1Boston Univ Boston United States

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3:00 AM - A5.02
Polycraft World: A Minecraft Modification that Motivates Materials Mastery

Shelbi Parker 1 Christina M Thompson 4 5 Jim Amato 6 Benjamin Lund 4 Christian Cortes 2 Ronald A Smaldone 4 5 Walter Voit 2 3 1

1The University of Texas at Dallas Richardson United States2The University of Texas at Dallas Richardson United States3The University of Texas at Dallas Richardson United States4The University of Texas at Dallas Richardson United States5The University of Texas at Dallas Richardson United States6Syzygy Memory Plastics Richardson United States

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3:15 AM - A5.03
Web-Based Customizable Virtual X-Ray Laboratory for Teaching Materials Science and Engineering

Yakov E. Cherner 1 Maija Kuklja 6 Olga A. Bunina 4 Michael Cima 5 Robert Tufts 3 Alexandre S. Sigov 2

1ATeL - Advanced Tools for e-Learning Swampscott United States2Moscow State Technical University of Radio-Engineering, Electronics, and Automation Moscow Russian Federation3University of South Florida Tampa United States4Southern Federal University Rostov-on-Don Russian Federation5Massachusetts Institute of Technology Cambridge United States6University of Maryland College Park United States

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3:30 AM - A5.04
Using Materials Science Concepts to Increase Teacher and Student Engagement in Inquiry-Based Science

Teresa Shiverdecker 1 Michelle McCombs 1

1Ohio State University Columbus United States

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3:45 AM - A5.05
Bridging the Gap and Inspiring Innovation in Material Science Education at the Secondary Level through a New Polymer Semiconductor Kit

Jessica Enlow 1 Michael George Walter 1

1University of North Carolina at Charlotte Charlotte United States

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4:00 AM -
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4:30 AM - *A5.06
Using Experimentation, Simulation and Visualization to Engage Students

Kathleen Stair 1 Derk Joester 1 Kenneth Shull 1 Oriane Senninger 1

1Northwestern Univ Evanston United States

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5:00 AM - A5.07
Learning the Fundamentals of Computational Materials Science by Doing: The Maker Movement in the Classroom and Beyond

Kyle Michael Keane 1 Rachel Zucker 2 Raku Watari 3 Michael Gibson 1 Daniel Lewis 4 Janet Rankin 5 W. Craig Carter 1

1MIT Cambridge United States2University of California, Berkeley Berkeley United States3MIT Cambridge United States4Rensselaer Polytechnic University Troy United States5MIT Cambridge United States

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5:15 AM - A5.08
Practical Demonstrations of a "Coding-To-Learn" and "Making-Your-Own-Content" Materials Science and Engineering Curriculum

Rachel Zucker 1 Raku Watari 2 Michael Gibson 3 Daniel Lewis 4 Janet Rankin 5 W. Craig Carter 3 Kyle Michael Keane 3

1University of California, Berkeley Berkeley United States2MIT Cambridge United States3MIT Cambridge United States4Rensselear Polytechnic University Troy United States5MIT Cambridge United States

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5:30 AM - A5.09
New NGSS Ready Materials Science Curriculum from Princeton University Materials Academy

Daniel J Steinberg 1 Linda Cody 2 Sergio Aclo 1

1Princeton Univ Princeton United States2Princeton High School Princeton United States

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5:45 AM - A5.10
Bringing Material Properties Measurement Down to Scale for Students

Deb Newberry 1

1Dakota County Technical College Rosemount United States

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A4: Materials Educational Reform through Institutional Transformation
Session Chairs
Michelle Moram
Linda Sapochak
Tuesday AM, December 01, 2015
Sheraton, 3rd Floor, Fairfax A

9:30 AM - *A4.01
Engaged Education at Scale: Using Data for Personalization

Timothy McKay 1

1University of Michigan Ann Arbor United States

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10:00 AM - A4.02
Engineering Studentsrsquo; Motivations and Awareness toward Nanotechnology: The Case of Kafkas University

Haci Hasan Yolcu 1 Turgay Han 1

1Kafkas University Kars Turkey

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10:15 AM - A4.03
Collaboratively Creating Research-Inspired MSE Educational Resources for Informal and Formal Education

Ben Taylor 1 Anne Lynn Gillian-Daniel 1 Nicholas L. Abbott 1

1Univ of Wisconsin-Madison Madison United States

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10:30 AM - *A4.04
Lab to Market to Classroom: Smart Functional Materials and Beyond

Eva M. Campo 1

1Bangor University Bangor United Kingdom

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11:00 AM -
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11:30 AM - *A4.05
Promoting Educational Reform through Institutional Transformation

Amy J. Moll 1

1Boise State Univ Boise United States

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12:00 PM - A4.06
Integrating Improv into Future Faculty Professional Development

Ben Taylor 1 Anne Lynn Gillian-Daniel 1 Nicholas L. Abbott 1

1Univ of Wisconsin-Madison Madison United States

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12:15 PM - A4.07
Student Presentation Based Active Teaching Approach for the Highly Technical Elective Courses and Busy Instructors

Pawan Tyagi 1

1Univ of District of Columbia Washington United States

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12:30 PM - *A4.08
Few Stones Left Unturned: Active and Significant Learning in an Introductory Materials Science Class

Jerrold A. Floro 1

1University of Virginia Charlottesville United States

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