February

2/23/2012 Tanya

Attendance: Tanya, Quincy, Viru, Ahmad, Seth, TJ, Tasha, Mohammad, Santosh, Lei, Rabia, John, Jerod, Olu, Thej

Professors: Dr. Black, Dr. Samantary, Dr. Pradhan, Dr. Umbach, Dr. Noginova

Activities:

  • Presentations by Thej and Casey, followed by questions and discussion.
  • Dr Pradhan gave comments about the actual problems and issues needing to be addressed in the field; required resistance for the materials, type of dielectric materials currently used and possible materials that could be further researched.
  • Dr. Pradhan addressed questions on what are MTJ's and the mechanism of the device.
  • Students filled out the response forms.
  • Dr. Black asked us to check the feasibility of our ideas and have discussions with the experts of that field.
  • Dr. Black asked the groups to report their progress and also she wants to meet the leaders and assistant leaders before next week meeting.
  • Minutes need to be taken at each committee meeting and distributed to the committee members as well as to Dr. Black.

Assignments:

  • End of first round of presentations. Time will be found for students who have not presented.
  • Review all presentations and expand on ideas using and referencing supporting articles.
  • In your next presentation make sure you highly reference published articles, showing examples from these papers how similar fabrications, characterizations, and rationales supports your idea as much as possible.
  • Follow the rubric to help guide the flow of your presentation.
  • Discuss the feasibility of your idea and presentation with a faculty member. (Please acknowledge the faculty member in your next presentation.)
  • A 2 to 3 page white paper is due to Dr. Black at the time of your expanded presentation.
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    2/16/2012 Rabia

    Attendance:  Tanya, Quincy, Sha'La, Ahmad, Seth, TJ, Tasha, Mohammad, Amanda, Santosh, Lei, Rabia, Marc, Jerod

    Professors: Dr. Black, Dr. Samantary, Dr. Sun, Dr. Umbach

    Activities:

    • Presentations by Santosh, Lei and Seth, followed by questions and discussion.
    • Dr Samantary gave comments about the practical implementation of the proposed ideas.
    • Sha'La pointed out that a few students are having difficulty in understanding the topic and in proposing the new idea because of the background differences.
    • Students filled out the response forms.
    • Dr. Black asked us to check the feasibility of our ideas and have discussions with the experts of that field.
    • Dr. Samantary suggested the students to check the facilities available around and also the possibility of using organic materials in their proposed ideas.
    • Dr. Sun also advised to talk to the experts of the field first and then come up with your own ideas.
    • Dr. Black asked the groups to report their progress and also she wants to meet the leaders and assistant leaders before next week meeting.

    Assignments:

  • Next week there will be more students presentations.
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    2/9/2012 Lei

    Attendance: Rabia, Tanya, Olu, Quincy, Sha'La, Ahmad, Seth, Marc, TJ, Tasha, Thej, Mohammad, Amanda, Santosh, Viru, Lei

    Professors: Dr. Black, Dr. Umbach, Dr. Bonner

    Activities:

    • Presentations by Quincy, Ahmad, Olu and Tasha followed by questions and discussion.
    • Students filled out the response forms.
    • Dr. Black asked again to participate in management; please refer to the webpage "Committee Charges"
    • Yu Gong from Purdue joined us today.

    Assignments:

  • Next week there will be more students presentations.
  • Dr. Black asked the groups to participate more actively in IGERT website and admin related activities.
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    2/2/2012 Rabia

    Attendance: Rabia, Tanya, Olu, Quincy, Sha'La, Ahmad, Seth, Marc, TJ, Tasha, Thej, Mohammad, Amanda, Santosh, Viru,Lei

    Professors: Dr. Black, Dr. Umbach, Dr. Noginova, Dr. D. Samantary

    Activities:

    • Presentations by Tanya, Amanda, TJ and Marc followed by questions and discussion.
    • Students filled out the response forms too.
    • Dr. Black formed groups, team leaders and teams to manage and handle the IGERT website issues.

    Assignments:

  • Next week there will be more students presentations.
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