Seminars @ TSMC

Applications of 2D material atomic membranes from crumpled electronics to nanopore sensors

May 20 2020TopicHost & Speaker
9:00 – 9:05 AMSeminar Opening & IntroductionTSMC
9:05 – 9:50 AMPresentationProf. Arend van der Zande
9:50 – 10:00 AMQ&AAll

Prof. Arend van der Zande

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Speaker Bios

Arend M. van der Zande is an Assistant Professor in Mechanical Engineering at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. His research expertise is on engineering novel nanosystems from nanomaterial building blocks. He is a team lead on the Illinois Material Research Science and Engineering Center, exploring active interfaces in highly deformable nanomaterials. Recently, he was awarded the NSF CAREER award, and was added to the Clarivate Analytics list of the world’s most influential researchers in 2018-2019. Previous to becoming faculty, he earned a Ph.D. in Physics from Cornell University in 2011 and a B.S in Physics and Mathematics from University of California, Santa Cruz in 2003. He then became a postdoctoral fellow in the Department of Mechanical Engineering and the Energy Frontier Research Center at Columbia University. He has published 48+ papers in journals including Nature, Science, Nature Materials, Nature Communications, and Nano Letters.