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Date: Tuesday, June 5, 2018
Time: 11:00 AM
Speaker: Ricardo Ruiz, Western Digital Corporation
Talk Title: Molecular Foundry/ALS Joint Seminar: Self Assembly and Directed Assembly of Polymer-Grafted Nanocrystals via Solvent Annealing
Location: Building 66 Auditorium


Biography:

Dr. Ricardo Ruiz obtained his Ph.D. in Physics from Vanderbilt University in 2003, and following two postdoctoral positions at Cornell and IBM, joined Hitachi Global Storage Technologies. Dr. Ruiz is currently a research technologist for Western Digital Corporation. His research specialties include block copolymer lithography, nanoparticle and colloidal science, self-assembly, nanofabrication, alternative lithography, soft matter physics, polymer physics, pattern formation, magnetic recording media, organic electronics, thin film growth, and structural properties of matter.