SEM Small Talk

Spring 2020

Please Note: All drop-in activities are suspended while the museum remains closed.

Drop-by and watch as a scanning electron microscope (SEM) on loan to the Museum magnifies objects over 5,000 times. Chat with MIT students and researchers who will explain their ongoing research and how microscopy plays a role. 

Upcoming Dates

Feb. 1: Dr. Sarah Goodman, MIT Department of Material Science and Engineering
Feb. 8: Pawel Latawiec, Metalenz
Feb. 22: Eugene Lee and Rita Droste, MIT Department of Biology/Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences
Mar. 14‚Äč: (11am-1pm) Ashley Kaiser PhD Candidate, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, necstlab, MIT 
Apr. 11: Heejeong Kim, Chad Loh, Janille Maragh and Linda Seymour, Masic Lab, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
Apr. 25: Akshay Agarwal, MIT Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
May 9: Daniel Lizardo, Meditated Matter Group
May 23: MIT Museum Educators

Included with Museum admission.


This program is made possible by a loan from Hitachi High Technologies America.

Image: Magnified pollen