Events

MCP Workshop & Celebration

Register today for the Johns Hopkins University Materials Characterization and Processing (MCP) facility’s upcoming workshop and celebration, taking place, Wednesday, Sept.25 in the Stieff Silver Building.

Under the theme of “Innovation Nexus: A Celebration of the JHU MCP and the Role of Large-Scale Facilities in Responding to Materials Science Grand Challenges,” this full-day will include featured speakers, a ribbon cutting celebration with remarks, lunch, tours of the facility, and additional sessions.

See below for a draft agenda. We look forward to having you join us to learn about groundbreaking research and how the MCP is transforming the modern foundry.

MCP Workshop and Celebration Draft Schedule*

Time  Description 
8 – 9 a.m.  Registration and Check-in 
9 – 9:10 a.m.  Opening Remarks and Welcome 

Mitra Taheri, Director, Materials Characterization and Processing Facility, Johns Hopkins University  

9:10 – 11:15 a.m.  Morning Sessions Based on Theme: “The Future of Materials Genome Initiative and the Role of Facilities”  

9:10 – 10:10 a.m.: Morning Sessions 

10:10 – 11:15 a.m.: Flash Talks and Panel Discussion 

11:15 a.m. – 1 p.m.  Ribbon Cutting Celebration, Lunch, and Tours of MCP 

Ed Schlesinger, Benjamin T. Rome Dean, Whiting School of Engineering   

Ron Daniels, President, Johns Hopkins University  

Mitra Taheri, Director, Materials Characterization and Processing Facility, Johns Hopkins University  

Ray Jayawardhana, Provost, Johns Hopkins University  

1 – 3 p.m.  Afternoon Sessions Based on Theme: “Interdisciplinary, Accelerated, and Sustainable Materials Design and Manufacturing in the Age of AI and Machine Intelligence” 

1 – 2 p.m.: Afternoon Sessions 

2 – 3 p.m.: Flash Talks and Panel Discussion 

3 – 5 p.m.  Afternoon Sessions Based on Theme: “Landscapes for Technology Transfer and Innovation: Successes and Challenges of University-Industry-Government Partnerships” 

3 – 4 p.m.: Afternoon Sessions 

4 – 5 p.m.: Panel Discussion 

5 – 6:30 p.m.  Poster Session, Reception, and Tours of MCP 

Kenneth Livi, Associate Research Scientist and Director of Operations, Materials Characterization Processing Facility, Johns Hopkins University  

 

*Please note that this is a draft schedule and subject to change. Updated 7-12-2024.