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Spring 2009 Logo2009 MRS Spring Meeting & Exhibit



April 13-17, 2009
| San Francisco
Meeting Chairs: Paul R. Besser, Peter Fratzl, Nicola Spaldin, Terry M. Tritt

Symposium X : Frontiers of Materials Research

2009-04-14   Show All Abstracts

Symposium Organizers

Paul R. Besser Unity Semiconductor
Peter Fratzl Max-Planck-Institute of Colloids and Interfaces
Nicola Spaldin University of California-Santa Barbara
Terry M. Tritt Clemson University

Symposium Support

Advanced Micro Devices Inc
Advanced Research Systems Inc
Max-Planck Institute of Colloids and Interfaces
Materials Department, University of California Santa Barbara
X1
Session Chairs
Tuesday PM, April 14, 2009
Exhibition Hall (Moscone West)

1:15 AM - **X1.1
Ancient Egyptian Pigments: Mysteries and Materials.

David Scott 1
1 The Cotsen Institute of Archaeology, University of California at Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States

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2009-04-15   Show All Abstracts

Symposium Organizers

Paul R. Besser Unity Semiconductor
Peter Fratzl Max-Planck-Institute of Colloids and Interfaces
Nicola Spaldin University of California-Santa Barbara
Terry M. Tritt Clemson University
X2
Session Chairs
Wednesday PM, April 15, 2009
Exhibition Hall (Moscone West)

1:00 AM - *X2.1
Teaching Appropriate Technology in the Developing World: Educating Engineers in 21st Century Challenges.

Richard LeSar 1 , Kenneth Bryden 2
1 Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa, United States, 2 Department of Mechanical Engineering, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa, United States

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1:45 AM - *X2.2
Cross-Cultural Engineering: Science, Hybridity, and the Human Experience.

Scott Lacy 1
1 Department of Anthropology, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, United States

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2009-04-16   Show All Abstracts
X3
Session Chairs
Thursday PM, April 16, 2009
Exhibition Hall (Moscone West)

1:15 AM - **X3.1
Astro-materials Research of Comet Wild-2: Gigameters to Nanometers.

Sean Brennan 1
1 SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory, Stanford University, Menlo Park, California, United States

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