Seminar Announcement, 05/09/2017
Levich Institute Seminar Announcement, 05/09/2017
Tuesday, 05/09/2017
2:00 PM
Steinman Hall, Room #312
(Chemical Engineering Conference Room)

Dr. Emily Asenath-Smith
Engineer Research and Development Center
Cold Regions Research and Engineering Laboratory

"Cold (and Warm!) Materials RDT&E at the US Army's Cold Regions Laboratory"


Cold regions research challenges include both terrestrial and synthetic materials. The properties of native snow, ice, and permafrost are just as important as the performance and durability of engineered materials in extreme cold temperatures. Building from the CRREL legacy in snow and ice research, current projects on ice adhesion and water resources will be discussed.

  • US Army-ERDC-CRREL Research Materials Engineer 2015-present
  • Cornell University, Ithaca, NY Materials Science & Engineering PhD 2015
  • Alfred University, Alfred, NY Ceramic Engineering MS-E 2010
  • Mount Holyoke College, S Hadley, MA Chemistry BA 2008


Ice as a structural material, ice adhesion, photocatalysis, hybrid materials, hydrogels, bioinspired materials, surfaces and interfaces

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