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2005 IM-SURE Schedule

Integrated Micro/Nano Summer Undergraduate Research Experience
University of California, Irvine
  

 Day

Time

Event

Location

Sunday, June 26

6:00 pm 9:00 pm

Welcome Barbecue

IMSURE Arroyo Vista, House 1082

   
Week 1

 Day

Time

Event

Location

Monday, June 27

9:00 am 10:00 am

IMSURE Orientation

Calit2, Room 3008

10:00 am 12:00 pm

Lecture: Engineering the Microworld

Professor Mark Bachman

Calit2, Room 3008

12:00 pm 2:00 pm

Lunch & Social Mixer

Faculty Mentors and Students

Calit2, Room 3008

2:00 pm 3:00 pm

Campus Tour

Start at Calit2 & end at Science Library

3:00 pm 4:00 pm

Science Library Tour & Presentation

Science Library, IL Center, Room 164

4:00 pm 5:00 pm

Chemical Safety Training

Calit2, Room 3008

Tuesday, June 28

9:00 am 12:00 pm

Lecture: Introduction to Microfluidics and BioMEMS

Professor Abe Lee

Reading: eee.uci.edu/05w/13300/Lectures.html

Tour: Beckman Laser Institute

Professor Zhongping Chen

Beckman Laser Institute

Wednesday, June 29

9:00 am 12:00 pm

Lecture & Lab: Microsensors and Microactuators

Presentation by Graduate Students: Micromachined Optical Accelerometers for Serial Sensor Networks

Professor Andrei Shkel

Reading:
[1]. Silicon as a Mechanical Material
[2]. There's Plenty of Room at the Bottom

Engineering Gateway, Room 3161

Thursday, June 30

9:00 am 12:00 pm

Lecture: From MEMS to NEMS with Carbon

Professor Marc Madou

Reading: A Novel Method for the Fabrication of High-Aspect Ratio C-MEMS Structures

Tour: Integrated Nanosystem Research Facility

Calit2, Room 3008

Friday, July 1

9:00 am 12:00 pm

Lecture & Lab: Scanning Electron Microscopy (SEM) and Transmission Electron Microscopy (TEM) of Nanotechnology

Professor Martha Mecartney & Peter Dillon

Calit2, Room 3008

  

Week 2

 Day

Time

Event

Location

Tuesday, July 5

8:00 am 12:00 pm

Optional Training: FEMLAB MEMS Module

Consult your Faculty Mentor

Multipurpose Science and Technology Building, Lab B

7:00 pm 8:00 pm

IMSURE Fellows Meeting

IMSURE Arroyo Vista, House 1082

Wednesday, July 6

8:00 am 12:00 pm

Optional Training: Scanning Electron Microscopy

Consult your Faculty Mentor

Contact: Peter Dillon (dillonr@uci.edu)

Materials Character. Facility, Engineering Tower 140

12:00 pm 1:30 pm

Seminar: Nanomaterials and Nanoscience

Professor Phil Collins

Lunch is provided

Calit2, Room 3008

Thursday, July 7

8:00 am 12:00 pm

Optional Training: Scanning Electron Microscopy

Consult your Faculty Mentor

Contact: Peter Dillon (dillonr@uci.edu)

Materials Character. Facility, Engineering Tower 140

Friday, July 8

8:00 am 12:00 pm

Optional Training: Scanning Electron Microscopy

Consult your Faculty Mentor

Contact: Peter Dillon (dillonr@uci.edu)

Materials Character. Facility, Engineering Tower 140

9:00 am 10:00 am

Coffee Hour

Calit2 Atrium

  

Week 3

 Day

Time

Event

Location

Tuesday, July 12

12:00 pm 1:30 pm

Optional SURF-IT Seminar: The Eco-Raft Project & Materials Design at the Interface of Chemistry and Biology

Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship on Information Technology (SURF-IT)

Calit2, Room 3008

Wednesday, July 13

12:00 pm 1:30 pm

Seminar: Biomaterials & Ophthalmic Research

Rakhi Jain -- Advanced Medical Optics

Lunch is provided

Calit2, Room 3008

7:00 pm - 8:00 pm IMSURE Fellows Meeting IMSURE Arroyo Vista, House 1082

Thursday, July 14

12:00 pm 1:30 pm

Workshop: Career Planning

Lunch is provided

Calit2, Room 3008

Friday, July 15

9:00 am 10:00 am

Coffee Hour

Calit2 Atrium

Saturday, July 16

10:00 am 7:00 pm

Weekend Excursion

Corona Del Mar Beach

During Week 3, initial feedback from IMSURE Fellows and Faculty Mentors will be invited.

  

Week 4

 Day

Time

Event

Location

Wednesday, July 20

12:00 pm 1:30 pm

Seminar: MEMS for Wireless Communication

Professor Bill Tang

Lunch is provided

Calit2, Room 3008

7:00 pm 8:00 pm

IMSURE Fellows Meeting

IMSURE Arroyo Vista, House 1082

Friday, July 22

9:00 am 10:00 am

Coffee Hour

Calit2 Atrium

1:00 pm 5:00 pm

Industry Tour

Jazz Semiconductor

  

Week 5

 Day

Time

Event

Location

Tuesday, July 26

12:00 pm 1:30 pm

Optional SURF-IT Seminar: TBA

Calit2, Room 3008

Wednesday, July 27

12:00 pm 2:00 pm

Seminar: IMSURE Fellows, Project Updates

Lunch is provided

Calit2, Room 3008

7:00 pm 8:00 pm

 

IMSURE Fellows Meeting

IMSURE Arroyo Vista, House 1082

Thursday, July 28

12:00 pm 1:30 pm

Workshop: Applying to & Financing Graduate School

Lunch is provided

Calit2, Room 3008

Friday, July 29

9:00 am 10:00 am

Coffee Hour

Calit2 Atrium

  

Week 6

 Day

Time

Event

Location

Wednesday, August 3

 

12:00 pm 1:30 pm

Seminar: Amazing Feats of Nanocrystalline Ceramics

Professor Martha Mecartney

Lunch is provided

Calit2, Room 3008

7:00 pm 8:00 pm

IMSURE Fellows Meeting

IMSURE Arroyo Vista, House 1082

Thursday, August 4 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm Sailing Trip Newport Harbor

Friday, August 5

9:00 am 10:00 am

Coffee Hour

Calit2 Atrium

Saturday, August 6

10:00 am 7:00 pm

Weekend Excursion

TBA

  

Week 7

 Day

Time

Event

Location

Tuesday, August 9

12:00 pm 1:30 pm

Optional SURF-IT Seminar

Calit2, Room 3008

Wednesday, August 10

12:00 pm 1:30 pm

Seminar: Entrepreneurship

Professor Marc Madou and Dr. Goran Matijasevic

Lunch is provided

Engineering Gateway 3161

7:00 pm 8:00 pm

IMSURE Fellows Meeting

IMSURE Arroyo Vista, House 1082

Thursday, August 11

12:00 pm 1:30 pm

Workshop: Effective Writing

Lunch is provided

Engineering Gateway 3161

Friday, August 12

9:00 am 10:00 am

Coffee Hour

Calit2 Atrium

  

Week 8

 Day

Time

Event

Location

Wednesday, August 17

12:00 pm 1:30 pm

Seminar: Semiconducting Nanowires: Synthesis, Characterization and Device Application

Professor Jia "Grace" Lu

Lunch is provided

Calit2, Room 3008

7:00 pm 8:00 pm

IMSURE Fellows Meeting

IMSURE Arroyo Vista, House 1082

Friday, August 19

9:00 am 10:00 am

Coffee Hour

Calit2 Atrium

Saturday, August 20

10:00 am 7:00 pm

Weekend Excursion

TBA

  

Week 9

 Day

Time

Event

Location

Tuesday, August 23

12:00 pm 1:30 pm

Optional SURF-IT Seminar: TBA

Calit2, Room 3008

Wednesday, August 24

12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Seminar: Ethics & Case Studies

Lunch is provided

Calit2, Room 3008

7:00 pm 8:00 pm

IMSURE Fellows Meeting

IMSURE Arroyo Vista, House 1082

Thursday, August 25

12:30pm-1:30pm

Workshop: Presenting Effectively

Lunch is provided

Calit2, Room 3008

Friday, August 26

9:00 am 10:00 am

Coffee Hour

Calit2 Atrium

  

Week 10

 Day

Time

Event

Location

Tuesday, August 30

7:00 pm 8:00 pm

IMSURE Fellows Meeting & Evaluation Meeting

IMSURE Arroyo Vista, House 1082

Thursday, September 1

1:00 pm 5:30 pm

IMSURE Symposium

McDonell Douglas Auditorium

Friday, September 2

1:00 pm 5:30 pm

IMSURE Symposium

McDonell Douglas Auditorium

 

Saturday, September 3

8:00 am 6:00 pm

Checkout of Housing We will miss you!

IMSURE Arroyo Vista, House 1082

 

Additional Notes:

  1. Please remember that you are expected to have at least one weekly meeting with your mentor.
  2. Optional to attend: REU Program at Keck Graduate Research Institute will have their Symposium on Wednesday, August 10th.