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Bedewy, Mostafa
Industrial Engineering
Bedewy, Mostafa
Assistant Professor
Faculty
Assistant Professor
Office: 1035 Benedum Hall
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Postdoctoral training, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Cambridge, MA, USA, 2014-2016

Ph.D. Mechanical Engineering, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA, 2013

M.S. in Mechanical Design and Production Engineering, Cairo University, Giza, Egypt, 2008

B.S. in Mechanical Design and Production Engineering, Cairo University, Giza, Egypt, 2006

Science and technology of nanomanufacturing;

Nondestructive materials characterization and metrology;

Product design and manufacturing of surgical tools and medical devices;

Precision engineering of scientific instruments and machines;

Synthesis and self-organization of nanofilaments and fibers;

Bottom-up self-assembly of 2D/3D nanoparticle structures;

Patterning and selective binding of biomolecular systems;

Robert A. Meyer Award, awarded by the American Carbon Society at the World Conference on Carbon, 2016.

Richard and Eleanor Towner Prize for Distinguished Academic Achievement, awarded by the College of Engineering at the University of Michigan, 2014.

MRS Silver Award, awarded by the Materials Research Society (MRS) at the MRS Fall meeting, 2013.

Best Poster Award in Nanotechnology (First Prize) at the 2012 Engineering Graduate Symposium (EGS), University of Michigan, 2012.

Best Presentation Award at the 2012 National School on Neutron and X-ray Scattering, organized by Argonne National Laboratory and Oak Ridge National Laboratory, 2012.

Engineer Reda Hamza Award, Faculty of Engineering, Cairo University, 2007.

Engineer Mohamed Ibrahim Award, Faculty of Engineering, Cairo University, 2007.

2006 Scholarship Award, awarded by Schlumberger, December 2006.

Prof. Salah Bayoumy Award, Faculty of Engineering, Cairo University, 2006.

2005 Scholarship Award, awarded by Schlumberger, December 2005.

Scholarship for Foreign Guest Scientists, awarded by the Fraunhofer society for applied research (Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft zur Förderung der angewandten Forschung e.V., Germany) to complete a two months internship at the Fraunhofer Institute for Electron Beam and Plasma Technology FEP, Dresden, Germany, 2005.

Distinguished Student Award, awarded by Schlumberger, October 2004.

Practical Traineeship for Foreign Students of Technical Sciences organized by the International Association for the Exchange of Students for Technical Experience (IAESTE) and funded by The German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD), 2004.

JOURNAL PUBLICATIONS 

Submitted

V. Balakrishnan*, M. Bedewy* (* equal contribution), E. R. Meshot, S. Pattinson, D. Zakharov, E. Stach, and A. J. Hart, "Real-Time Environmental TEM Investigation of Self-Organization and Mechanical Competition in Carbon Nanotube Forest Growth."

M. A. Zaazoue, M. Bedewy, L. C. Goumnerova, "Complications of Head Immobilization Devices: Contact Mechanics, and Analysis of a Single Institutional Experience."

M. Bedewy, "Data-Driven Understanding of Collective Carbon Nanotube Growth by In Situ Characterization and Nanoscale Metrology" in revision at the Journal of Materials Research (JMR)

Published and Accepted for Publication

M. Bedewy, V. Balakrishnan, E. R. Meshot, D. Zakharov, E. Stach, and A. J. Hart, "Measurement of the Dewetting, Nucleation, and Deactivation Kinetics of Carbon Nanotube Population Growth by Environmental Transmission Electron Microscopy," Chemistry of Materials, Vol. 28, No. 11, pp 3804–3813 (2016). http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/acs.chemmater.6b00798

J. Li, M. Bedewy, A. White, E. Polsen, S. Tawfick, and A. J. Hart, "Highly Consistent Atmospheric Pressure Synthesis of Carbon Nanotube Forests by Mitigation of Moisture Transients." The Journal of Physical Chemistry C, Vol. 120, No. 20, pp 11277–11287 (2016). http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/acs.jpcc.6b02878

A. Rao, S. Tawfick, M. Bedewy, and A. J. Hart, "Morphology-Dependent Load Transfer Limits the Strength of Carbon Nanotube Yarns." Extreme Mechanics Letters, (In Press). http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.eml.2016.05.003

A. Ya’akobovitz, M. Bedewy, A. Rao and A. J. Hart, "Strain Relaxation and Resonance of Carbon Nanotube Forests under Electrostatic Loading." Carbon, Vol. 96, pp 250–258 (2016). http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.carbon.2015.09.038

A.Ya’akobovitz, M. Bedewy, A. J. Hart, "Electrostatic Capacitance and Faraday Cage Behavior of Carbon Nanotube Forests." Applied Physics Letters, Vol. 106, No. 5, pp 053106 (2015). http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.4907609

A. Brieland-Shoultz, S. Tawfick, S. J. Park, M. Bedewy, M. Maschmann, J. W. Baur and A. J. Hart, "Scaling the Stiffness, Strength, and Toughness of Ceramic-Coated Nanotube Foams into the Structural Regime." Advanced Functional Materials, Vol. 24, No. 36, pp 5728–5735, (2014). http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/adfm.201400851

M. Bedewy*, B. Farmer*, (* equal contribution), and A. J. Hart, "Synergetic Chemical Coupling Controls the Uniformity of Carbon Nanotube Microstructure Growth." ACS Nano, Vol. 8, No. 6, pp 5799–5812, (2014) http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/nn500698z

M. J. Roberts, M. K. Leach, M. Bedewy, E. R. Meshot, D. Copic, J. M. Corey, and A. J. Hart, "Growth of Primary Motor Neurons on Horizontally Aligned Carbon Nanotube Thin Films and Striped Patterns." Journal of Neural Engineering, Vol. 11, No. 3, pp 036013, (2014) http://dx.doi.org/10.1088/1741-2560/11/3/036013

S. Pathak, N. Mohan, E. Decolvenaere, A. Needleman, M. Bedewy, A. J. Hart, J. R. Greer, "Local Relative Density Modulates Failure and Strength in Vertically Aligned Carbon Nanotubes." ACS Nano, Vol. 7, No. 10, pp 8593–8604, (2013). http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/nn402710j

S. J. Park, A. J. Schmidt, M. Bedewy, and A. J. Hart, "Measurement of Carbon Nanotube Microstructure Density by Optical Attenuation and Observation of Size-Dependent Density Variations," Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, Vol. 15, pp 11511-11519, (2013). http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/C3CP51415C

C. R. Oliver, E. S. Polsen, E. R. Meshot, S. Tawfick, S. J. Park, M. Bedewy, and A. J. Hart, "A Statistical Analysis of Variation in Laboratory Growth of Carbon Nanotube Forests and Recommendations for Improvement of Process Consistency," ACS Nano, Vol. 7, No. 4, pp 3565–3580, (2013). http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/nn400507y

E. S. Polsen, M. Bedewy, and A. J. Hart, "Decoupled Control of Carbon Nanotube Forest Density and Diameter by Continuous-Feed Convective Assembly of Catalyst Particles," Small, Vol. 9, No. 15, pp 2564–2575, (2013). http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/smll.201202878

M. Bedewy, and A. J. Hart, "Mechanical Coupling Limits the Density and Quality of Self-Organized Carbon Nanotube Growth," Nanoscale, Vol. 5, pp 2928-2937, (2013). http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/C3NR34067H

M. Bedewy, E. R. Meshot, and A. J. Hart, "Diameter-Dependent Kinetics of Activation and Deactivation in Carbon Nanotube Population Growth," Carbon, Vol. 50, pp 5106 –5116, (2012). http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.carbon.2012.06.051

E. R. Meshot, E. Verploegen, M. Bedewy, S. Tawfick, A. R. Woll, K. S. Green, M. Hromalik, L. J. Koerner, H. T. Philipp, M. W. Tate, S. M. Gruner, and A. J. Hart, "High-Speed in Situ X-Ray Scattering of Carbon Nanotube Film Nucleation and Self-Organization," , ACS Nano, Vol. 6, No. 6, pp 5091–5101, (2012). http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/nn300758f

J. Beroz, M. Bedewy, M. Reinker, V. Chaejer, S. Awtar, and A. J. Hart, "Four Degree of Freedom Liquid Dispenser for Direct Write Capillary Self-Assembly with Sub-Nanoliter Precision", Review of Scientific Instruments, Vol. 83, No. 1, pp 15104–15113, (2012). Selected for the Virtual Journal of Nanoscale Science & Technology, Vol. 25, No. 4, (2012). http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.3673680

E. R. Meshot, K. D. Patel, S. Tawfick, K. A. Juggernauth, M. Bedewy, E. A. Verploegen, M. F. L. De Volder, and A. J. Hart, "Photoconductive Hybrid Films via Directional Self-Assembly of C60 on Aligned Carbon Nanotubes," Advanced Functional Materials, Vol. 22, No. 3, pp. 577–584, (2012). http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/adfm.201102393

M. Bedewy, E. R. Meshot, M. J. Reinker, and A. J. Hart, "Population Growth Dynamics of Carbon Nanotubes," ACS Nano, Vol. 5, No. 11, pp 8974-8989, (2011). http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/nn203144f

J. Li, S. Srivastava, J. G. Ok, Y. Zhang, M. Bedewy, N. A. Kotov, A. J. Hart, "Multidirectional Hierarchical Nanocomposites Made by Carbon Nanotube Growth within Layer-by-Layer-Assembled Films," Chemistry of Materials, Vol. 23, No. 4, pp 1023–1031, (2011). http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/cm1030443

E. R. Meshot,* M. Bedewy,* (* equal contribution) K. M. Lyons, A. R. Woll, K. A. Juggernauth, S. Tawfick, and A. J. Hart, "Measurement of the Lengthening Kinetics of Vertically Aligned Nanostructures by Spatiotemporal Mapping of Height and Orientation," Nanoscale, Vol. 2, pp 896–900, (2010). http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/b9nr00343f

M. Bedewy, E. R. Meshot, H. Guo, E. A. Verploegen, W. Lu, A. J. Hart, "Collective Mechanism for the Evolution and Self-Termination of Vertically Aligned Carbon Nanotube Growth," The Journal of Physical Chemistry C, Vol. 113, No. 48, pp 20576–20582, (2009). http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/jp904152v

REPORTS,CHAPTERS AND MAGAZINE ARTICLES

M. Bedewy, W. M. Park, A. E. Keating, and K. K. Berggren, "Lithographically Patterned Nanostructures for Geometric Control of Coiled-Coil Protein Placement and Alignment," Microsystems Technology Laboratories (MTL) Annual Research Report, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Cambridge, MA, USA, (2016).

A. J. Hart, and M. Bedewy, "Understanding and Controlling Nanoscale Crystal Growth Using Mechanical Forces" Final Project Report for US Department of Energy, USA, (2014). http://dx.doi.org/10.2172/1160219

M. Bedewy, and A. J. Hart, "Challenges in the Manufacturing of Nanostructured Materials" in a report titled "Research Directions in Experimental Mechanics at Small Scales" by The National Academy of Sciences' U.S. National Committee for Theoretical and Applied Mechanics (USNC/TAM), USA, (2014).

E. R. Meshot, M. Bedewy, S. Tawfick, K. A. Juggernauth, E. Verploegen, Y. Zhang, M. De Volder, and A. J. Hart, "Watching Carbon Nanotube Forest Growth using X-rays," CHESS Magazine, Cornell High Energy Synchrotron Source (CHESS), Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, USA, (2009).

M. Bedewy, and A. J. Hart, "Diffusion of Multi-Layered Thin Film Catalysts Used for the Growth of Carbon Nanotubes," Annual Report, Michigan Ion Beam Laboratory (MIBL), University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA, (2009).

PAPERS IN CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS

D. Zakharov, M. Bedewy, V. Balakrishnan, S. Pattinson, E. Meshot, A. J. Hart, and E. Stach, "Fast Imaging of Carbon Nanotube Carpet Growth by Environmental TEM," Microscopy & Microanalysis, Portland, OR, USA, (2015).

D. Zakharov, M. Bedewy, C. Czarnik, A. J. Hart, S. Misawa, and E. Stach, "Fast Imaging of Carbon Nanotube Nucleation and Growth Processes using Environmental TEM," Microscopy & Microanalysis, Hartford, CT, USA, (2014).

M. Bedewy, and A. J. Hart, "Comprehensive Non-Destructive Metrology of Carbon Nanotube Populations for Advanced Manufacturing," Workshop on Enabling Nanofabrication for Rapid Innovation (ENRI2013), Napa, CA, USA, (2013). (Oral and poster presentations given by M. Bedewy)

H. A. Arafa, and M. Bedewy, "Manufacturability and Viability of Different C-Gear Types: A Comparative Study," Proceedings of the ASME 2012 International Design Engineering Technical conferences (IDETC), Chicago, IL, USA, (2012). (Oral presentation given by M. Bedewy)

J. Beroz, M. Bedewy, and A. J. Hart, "Direct-Write Self-Assembly of 3D Colloidal Microstructures," Hilton Head Workshop 2012: A Solid-State Sensors, Actuators and Microsystems Workshop, Hilton Head Island, SC, USA, (2012).

J. D. Beroz, S. Awtar, M. Bedewy, S. Tawfick and A. J. Hart, "Compliant Microgripper with Parallel Straight-line Jaw Trajectory for Nanostructure Manipulation," Proceedings of the 26th Annual Meeting of the American Society for Precision Engineering (ASPE). Denver, CO, USA, (2011).

M. Bedewy, E. R. Meshot, E. Polsen, S. Tawfick and A. J. Hart, "Collective Mechanisms Limiting the Indefinite Growth of Carbon Nanotube Assemblies," Proceedings of the Society for the Advancement of Material and Process Engineering (SAMPE) 2010 Fall Technical Conference, Salt Lake City, UT, USA, (2010).

H. A. Arafa, and M. Bedewy, "C-Gears in Rotorcraft Transmissions: a Novel Design Paradigm," Proceedings of the AHS/AIAA/SAE/RAeS 2010 International Powered Lift Conference (IPLC), Philadelphia, PA, USA, (2010). (Oral presentation given by M. Bedewy)

H. A. Arafa, and M. Bedewy, "Quasi-Exact-Constraint Design of Wind Turbine Gearing," Proceedings of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) 2010 POWER Conference, Chicago, IL, USA, (2010). (Oral presentation given by M. Bedewy)

E.S. Polsen, S.M. Perkins, E.R. Meshot, M. Bedewy, S. Figueredo, S.A. Steiner, B.L. Wardle, and A.J. Hart, "Machines and Processes for Continuous Manufacturing of Aligned Carbon Nanotubes for Tough and Multifunctional Interface Layers," 17th International Conference on Composite Materials (ICCM-17), Edinburgh, UK, (2009).

M. Bedewy, H. Klostermann, T. Modes, and O. Zywitzki. "Reactive Pulsed Magnetron Sputtering for the Deposition of High Quality AlN Thin Films," Proceedings of the Seventh International Conference on Production Engineering and Design for Development PEDD7, Ain Shams University, Cairo, Egypt, pp. 679-689, (2006). (Oral presentation given by M. Bedewy)

CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS AND POSTERS

M. Bedewy, H. W. Do, S. A. Goodman, and K. K. Berggren "Templated solid-state dewetting on block copolymer patterns for scalable fabrication of metal nanoparticle arrays," Materials Research Society (MRS) Fall Meeting, Boston, MA, USA, (2016). (Accepted for oral presentation)

M. Bedewy, "Nanoscale Metrology and Operando Characterization for Data-Driven Scientific Understanding of Carbon Nanotube Manufacturing," Society of Engineering Science (SES) 53rd Annual Technical Meeting, College Park, MD, USA. (2016) (Accepted for oral presentation)

M. Bedewy, W. M. Park, H.-W. Do, A. Tavakkoli, A. E. Keating, and K. K. Berggren, "Lithographically patterned nanostructures for geometric control of coiled-coil protein placement and alignment," The 60th International Conference on Electron, Ion, and Photon Beam Technology and Nanofabrication (EIPBN 2016), Pittsburgh, PA, USA, (Poster presented by M. Bedewy)

M. Bedewy, V. Balakrishnan, E. Meshot, D. Zakharov, E. Stach, and A. J. Hart, "Kinetics of Collective Carbon Nanotube Nucleation and Deactivation Revealed by In-Situ Environmental Transmission Electron Microscopy," The World Conference on Carbon (Carbon 2016), State College, PA, USA, (Invited keynote talk presented by M. Bedewy)

M. A. Zaazoue, M. Bedewy, and L. C. Goumnerova, "MRI-compatible head immobilization devices: complications, contact mechanics and recommendations," New England Neurosurgical Society (NENS) Annual Meeting, Harwich, MA, USA. (2016)

N. Dee, M. Bedewy, A. Rao, A. J. Hart, "Mechanical Control of Carbon Nanotube Forest Growth," Materials Research Society (MRS) Fall Meeting, Boston, MA, USA, (2015).

M. Bedewy, V. Balakrishnan, S. Pattinson, E. A. Stach, D. Zakharov, E. Meshot, E. Polsen, F. Laye A. J. Hart, "Nucleation Kinetics of Carbon Nanotube Populations," Materials Research Society (MRS) Fall Meeting, Boston, MA, USA, (2014). (Oral presentation by M. Bedewy)

M. Bedewy, N. Dee, A. J. Hart, "Force-Modulated Growth of Carbon Nanotubes," Materials Research Society (MRS) Fall Meeting, Boston, MA, USA, (2014). (Oral presentation by M. Bedewy)

M. Bedewy, V. Balakrishnan, E. Meshot, D. Zakharov, E. Stach, and A. J. Hart, "Real-Time Dynamics of Carbon Nanotube Nucleation and Crowding" Materials Day at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Cambridge, MA, USA, (2014). (Poster presented by M. Bedewy) Also presented at the MechE Research Exhibition at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Cambridge, MA, USA, (2014). (Poster presented by M. Bedewy)

M. Bedewy, B. Farmer, E. Meshot, and A. J. Hart, "Quantitative Characterization and Process Modeling Enables Manufacturing of Hierarchical Carbon Nanotube Assemblies" Purdue Prospective Faculty Workshop (PPFW), West Lafayette, IN, USA, (2014). (Poster presented by M. Bedewy)

M. Bedewy, Nick Dee, and A. J. Hart, "Comprehensive Non-Destructive Metrology of Carbon Nanotube Forests Using X-Ray Scattering," Micro-Nano Poster Session, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Cambridge, MA, USA, (2014). (Oral and poster presentations given by M. Bedewy)

M. Bedewy, A. J. Hart, "Mechanochemical Coupling Governs the Self-Organization and Spatial Evolution of Aligned Carbon Nanotube Ensembles," Materials Research Society (MRS) Fall Meeting, Boston, MA, USA, (2013). (Oral presentation by M. Bedewy)

M. Bedewy, B. Farmer, A. J. Hart, "Synergistic Carbon Nanotube Growth Results in Spatially Varying Patterns and Enables Engineering of Uniform Micropillar Arrays," Materials Research Society (MRS) Fall Meeting, Boston, MA, USA, (2013). (Oral presentation by M. Bedewy)

E. Stach, D. Zakharov, M. Bedewy, E. Meshot, A. J. Hart, "The Role of Nanotube Interactions on Self-Organization and Growth Termination during CNT Carpet Growth," Materials Research Society (MRS) Fall Meeting, Boston, MA, USA, (2013).

S. Tawfick, A. Brieland-Schoultz, S. J. Park, M. Bedewy, M. Maschmann, J. W. Baur, A. J. Hart, "Ceramic-Carbon Nanotube Foams with 1000-Fold Tunable Modulus, Strength, and Toughness," Materials Research Society (MRS) Fall Meeting, Boston, MA, USA, (2013).

M. Bedewy, and A. J. Hart, "Towards Advanced Manufacturing of Hierarchical Carbon Nanotube Structures," Engineering Graduate Symposium, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA, (2013). (Poster presented by M. Bedewy)

M. Bedewy, A. Ya’akobovitz, K. Teichert, A. J. Hart, "Understanding and Controlling Nanoscale Crystal Growth Using Mechanical Forces," Synthesis and Processing Science Principal Investigators' Meeting, U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Basic Energy Sciences, Gaithersburg, MD, USA, (2013).

J. Beroz, M. Bedewy, and A. J. Hart, "Direct-Write Fabrication of 3D Colloid Microstructures," ASPE 2013 Spring Topical Meeting, MIT Laboratory for Manufacturing and Productivity Annual Summit - Precision Control for Advanced Manufacturing Systems, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA, USA, (2013).

B. Farmer, M. Bedewy, and A. J. Hart, "Modeling Collective Chemical Effects in Carbon Nanotube Growth," Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM) Conference on Mathematical Aspects of Materials Science, Philadelphia, PA, USA, (2013).

M. Bedewy, S. Jaipalli, and A. J. Hart, "Large-Scale Arraying of Micro-/Nanoparticle Clusters," NSF Centre for Photonics and Multiscale Materials (C-PHOM) Kickoff Meeting, Ann Arbor MI, USA, (2012). (Poster presented by M. Bedewy)

M. Bedewy, and A. J. Hart, "Comprehensive Non-Destructive Metrology of Carbon Nanotube Populations for Advanced Manufacturing Processes," Engineering Graduate Symposium, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA, (2012). (Poster presented by M. Bedewy)

E. S. Polsen, M. Bedewy, and A. J. Hart, "Convective Assembly of Catalyst Nanoparticle Arrays for Vertically Aligned Carbon Nanotube Growth with Decoupled Diameter and Density Control," Engineering Graduate Symposium, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA, (2012).

S. J. Park, A. J. Schmidt, M. Bedewy, and A. J. Hart, "Measurement of Carbon Nanotube Micropillar Density by Optical Attenuation," Engineering Graduate Symposium, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA, (2012).

E.R. Meshot, M. Bedewy, A. J. Hart, "In Situ X-Ray Analysis of the Self-Organization of Carbon Nanotubes into Vertically Aligned Forests," Materials Research Society (MRS) Fall Meeting, Boston, MA, USA, (2012).

J.D. Beroz, M. Bedewy, A. J. Hart, "Governing Mechanisms of 3D Colloidal Crystal Growth by Direct-Write Manipulation of Micro-Scale Liquid Bridges," Materials Research Society (MRS) Fall Meeting, Boston, MA, USA, (2012).

S. Pathak, N. Mohan, E. Decolvenaere, A. Needleman, /M. Bedewy, A. J. Hart, J. R. Greer, "Effect of Density Gradients on the Deformation of Carbon Nanotube Pillars: An In-Situ Study," Materials Research Society (MRS) Fall Meeting, Boston, MA, USA, (2012).

M. Bedewy, J. Hu, A. J. Hart, "Maximizing the Crystalline Order of Nanoparticle Monolayers Made by Continuous – Feed Evaporative Assembly," ASME 2012 International Mechanical Engineering Congress & Exposition (IMECE), Houston, TX, (2012).

M. Bedewy, J. D. Beroz, J. Hu, A. J. Hart, "2D and 3D Capillary Self-Assembly of Nanoparticles," Industrial Advisory Board (IAB) Meeting at the Center for Wireless Integrated MicroSystems (WIMS2), University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA, (2012). (Oral and Poster presentations given by M. Bedewy)

E. S. Polsen, M. Bedewy, A. J. Hart, "Continuous-Feed Convective Self-Assembly of Catalyst Nanoparticle Monolayers for Carbon Nanotube Forest Growth," Industrial Advisory Board (IAB) Meeting at the Center for Wireless Integrated MicroSystems (WIMS2), University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA, (2012).

J. D. Beroz, M. Bedewy, A. J. Hart, "Direct-Write Fabrication of 3D Colloid Microstructures," Microfluids in Biomedical Sciences Training Program (MBSTP) Symposium, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA, (2012).

M. Bedewy, E.R. Meshot, A.J. Hart, "Revealing Diameter-Dependent Growth kinetics in Carbon Nanotube Populations," Materials Research Society (MRS) Spring Meeting, San Francisco, CA, USA, (2012). (Oral presentation given by M. Bedewy)

M. Bedewy, J. Hu, A.J. Hart, "Critical Role of Surface Treatment in Mediating Crystal Domain Size of Nanoparticle Monolayers," Materials Research Society (MRS) Spring Meeting, San Francisco CA, USA, (2012). (Oral presentation given by M. Bedewy)

M. Bedewy, A.J. Hart, "Large-Scale Hierarchal Self-Assembly of Discrete Clusters of Nano-/Micro-Spheres," Materials Research Society (MRS) Spring Meeting, San Francisco CA, USA, (2012).

M. Bedewy, J. D. Beroz, S. H. Tawfick, M. De Volder, S. J. Park, D. Copic, E. R. Meshot, Z. Zhou, W. Lu, and A. J. Hart, "2D and 3D Capillary Self-Assembly of Particles and Filaments," NSF Centre for Photonics and Multiscale Materials (C-PHOM) Kickoff Meeting, Ann Arbor MI, USA, (2011). (Poster presented by M. Bedewy)

E. Polsen, M. Bedewy and A. J. Hart, "Continuous-Feed Convective Self-Assembly of Catalyst Particle Monolayers for Carbon Nanotube Forest Growth with Decoupled Diameter and Density Control," Materials Research Society (MRS) Fall Meeting, Boston, MA, USA, (2011).

E. R. Meshot, M. Bedewy, E. A. Verploegen and A. J. Hart, "Quantitative Analysis of Catalyst Particle Formation and CNT Nucleation by In Situ GISAXS and AFM," Materials Research Society (MRS) Fall Meeting, Boston, MA, USA, (2011).

J. Beroz, M. Bedewy, M. Reinker, V. Chaejer, S. Awtar and A. J. Hart, "Direct-Write Capillary Self-Assembly via Multi-Axis Meniscus Manipulation," MRS Workshop on Directed Self-Assembly of Materials, Nashville, TN, USA, (2011).

M. Bedewy, J. D. Beroz, T. Serbowicz, E. R. Meshot and A. J. Hart, "Understanding and Controlling Nanoscale Crystal Growth Using Mechanical Forces," Synthesis and Processing Principal Investigators' Meeting, U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Basic Energy Sciences, Arlington, VA, USA, (2011).

M. Bedewy, J. D. Beroz, J. Hu, and A. John Hart, "Towards Large-Area Assembly of Defect-Free Nanoparticle Monolayers," 2011 Gordon Research Conference (GRC) on "Supramolecules & Assemblies, Chemistry of," Lucca (Barga), ITALY, (2011). (Poster presented by M. Bedewy)

E. R. Meshot, M. Bedewy, E. A. Verploegen, K. A. Juggernauth, S. Tawfick, A. R. Woll, L. Koerner, K. Green, M. Hromalik, H. Philipp, M. W. Tate, S. M. Gruner, and A. J. Hart, "Collective Dynamics of Catalyst Formation and Carbon Nanotube Growth Resolved by High-Speed In Situ X-Ray Scattering," Fifth Rice University, Air Force Research Laboratory, and NASA Workshop on Nucleation and Growth Mechanisms of Single Wall Carbon Nanotubes, Bandara, TX, USA, (2011).

E. Polsen, M. Bedewy, E. R. Meshot, S. Tawfick, A. J. Hart, "Continuous Manufacturing of Aligned Carbon Nanotube Films," ASME 2011 International Mechanical Engineering Congress & Exposition, Denver, CO, USA, (2011).

M. Bedewy, E. Meshot, E. Polsen, S. Tawfick, and A.J. Hart, "Collective Mechanisms of Carbon Nanotube Forest Growth," 2011 NSF Engineering Research and Innovation Conference, Atlanta, GA, USA, (2011).

M. Bedewy, M. J. Reinker, E. R. Meshot, E. S. Polsen, A. R. Woll and A. J. Hart, "Revealing the Population Kinetics of Carbon Nanotube Growth," Materials Research Society (MRS) Fall Meeting, Boston, MA, USA, (2010).

E. Meshot, S. Tawfick, M. Bedewy, K. Patel, A. Juggernauth and A. J. Hart, "Guided Formation and Interconnection of C60 Crystals on Aligned Carbon Nanotube Scaffolds," Materials Research Society (MRS) Fall Meeting, Boston, MA, USA, (2010).

M. Bedewy, E. Meshot, K. M. Lyons, A. R. Woll, A. Juggernauth, S. Tawfick and A. J. Hart, "True Linear Kinetics of Vertically Aligned Carbon Nanotube Growth Revealed by Spatial Mapping of Alignment," Materials Research Society (MRS) Spring Meeting, San Francisco, CA, USA, (2010). (Poster presented by M. Bedewy)

A. J. Hart, E. Meshot, M. Bedewy, S. Tawfick and E. Polsen, "Making Carbon Nanotube Forests: From Collective Growth Mechanics to Multifunctional Materials," Materials Research Society (MRS) Spring Meeting, San Francisco, CA, USA, (2010).

M. Bedewy, E. R. Meshot, H. Guo, E. A. Verploegen, W. Lu, A. J. Hart, "Collective Mechanism for the Evolution and Self-Termination of Vertically Aligned Carbon Nanotube Growth," Engineering Graduate Symposium, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA, (2009). (Oral presentation given by M. Bedewy)

E.R. Meshot, M. Bedewy, E. Polsen, S. Perkins, D. Copic, S. Tawfick, and A.J. Hart, "Limiting Mechanisms and Continuous Manufacturing of Vertically Aligned Carbon Nanotube Films," NSF CMMI Grantees Conference, Honolulu, HI, USA, (2009).

T. Sukaew, S. Tawfick, E. R. Meshot, M. Bedewy, K. Beach, A. J. Hart, and E. T. Zellers, "Designed Materials for an Integrated Vapor μPreconcentrator," Engineering Research Center for Wireless Integrated MicroSystems (WIMS), Site Visit and Meeting of the Industrial Advisory Board, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA, (2009).

E. R. Meshot, M. Bedewy, E. A. Verploegen, D. L. Plata, and A. J. Hart, "Dynamics and Limiting Mechanisms of Carbon Nanotube Growth," Fourth NASA-Air Force Research Laboratory and Rice University Workshop on Nucleation and Growth Mechanisms of Single Wall Carbon Nanotubes, San Antonio, TX, USA, 2009. Also at the NSF-GEM4 Summer School on Cellular and Molecular Mechanics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, June (2009). (Poster presented by M. Bedewy)

M. Bedewy, E. R. Meshot, Y. Zhang, H. Guo, E. Verploegen, W. Lu, and A. John Hart. "Termination Mechanism of Carbon Nanotube Forest Growth", American Physical Society (APS) March Meeting, Pittsburgh, PA, USA, (2009). (Oral presentation given by M. Bedewy)

E. Polsen, S. Perkins, M. Bedewy, E. Meshot, M. Park, J. Ok, and A. J. Hart, "Continuous Manufacturing of Structurally-Precise Carbon Nanotube Forests," Engineering Graduate Symposium, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA, (2008).

A.J. Hart, E. Polsen, E.R. Meshot, M. Bedewy, E.A. Verploegen, M. Park, B.L. Wardle, and E.J. Garcia. "Continuous Manufacturing and Materials Integration of Structurally-Precise Carbon Nanotube Forests." Materials Research Society (MRS) Fall Meeting, Boston, MA, USA, (2008).

INVITED AND SPECIAL TALKS/SEMINARS

"Kinetics of Collective Carbon Nanotube Nucleation and Deactivation Revealed by In-Situ Environmental Transmission Electron Microscopy," Invited keynote talk at the World Conference on Carbon (Carbon 2016), State College, PA, USA, (2016)

"Towards Manufacturing of Self-Organized Nanofilaments and Biointerfaces," Department of Industrial Engineering, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA, (2016).

"Towards Manufacturing of High-Performance Carbon Nanotube Assemblies," Department of Industrial & Systems Engineering, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX, USA, (2015).

"Collective Mechanochemical Growth of Aligned Carbon Nanotube Populations," Micro-Nano Seminar Series, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA, USA, (2014).

"Collective Mechanochemical Growth of Carbon Nanotube Populations," Quantum Nanostructures and Nanofabrication Group, The Research Laboratory of Electronics (RLE), Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA, USA, (2014).

"Collective Mechanochemical Growth of Carbon Nanotube Populations," Bio-Acoustic MEMS in Medicine Laboratories (BAMM), Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA, USA, (2014).

"Collective Mechanochemical Growth of Carbon Nanotube Populations," Electrochemical Energy Lab, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA, USA, (2014).

"Towards Manufacturing of High-Performance Carbon Nanotube Assemblies," George W. Woodruff School of Mechanical Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA, USA, (2014).

"On the Role of Chemical Coupling and Mechanical Forces in Carbon Nanotube Population Growth," Carbon Nanotube Collaborators Workshop, Glen Helen Nature Reserve, Yellow Springs, OH, USA, (2013).

"Synchrotron X-Rays Reveal the Spatiotemporal Evolution of Self-Organizing Carbon Nanotubes During Growth," Physics Graduate Student Symposium, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA, (2013).

"Revealing the Spatiotemporal Evolution and Population Behavior in Aligned Nanofilament Growth," ME Grad Council Student Seminar, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA, (2013).

"Non-Destructive Characterization of Collective growth and Population Behavior in Self-organizing Nanoscale Filaments," Nanotechnology and Integrated Microsystems Student Association (NIMSA) Student Seminar, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA, (2012).

"Studying Thin Film Dewetting and Carbon Nanotube Forest Growth using X-ray Scattering," Cornell High Energy Synchrotron Source (CHESS) / G-line Student Science Symposium, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, USA, (2011).