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What is Materials Science?

Jan 25

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Tuesday, January 25, 2022 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm


Moderator: • Diontre Earl, Director of Development, Duke Sciences Speakers: • Stephen Craig, William T. Miller Distinguished professor of Chemistry, Trinity College of Arts & Sciences • Cate Brinson, Donald M. Alstadt Chair of the Thomas Lord Department of Mechanical Engineering & Materials Science and Sharon C. and Harold L. Yoh, III Distinguished Professor, Pratt School of Engineering

What do we mean when we refer to "materials science"? What does it mean to be a materials scientist? How does materials science research impact the world we live in now and in the future? These are some of the questions we'll explore in this introductory session. Learn about this multidisciplinary field of research and how it has emerged as a core pillar within Duke Science and Technology.