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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


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.