Prof. Izabela Szlufarska’s group identified new ways for making nominally brittle materials tough through the formation of amorphous shear bands. The criteria for the design of tougher materials have been published in the journal Nature …
Congratulations to Prof. Izabela Szlufarska for being named 2023 Brimacombe Medalist by the The Minerals, Metals and Materials Society.
A pedagogical nontechnical article on machine learning in materials for elementary and high school students, with activities guidelines and fun biographical information.
Researchers at the Universities of Wisconsin and California are integrating physics and Machine Learning to predict materials degradation in nuclear reactors.
Congratulations to Dr. Jun Meng for winning the best poster award at the 2022 MRS fall meeting. The poster is entitled “Experimentally informed structure optimization of amorphous TiO2 films grown by atomic layer deposition ”. …
Congratulations to CMG members Chiyoung Kim and Nuohao Liu for passing their prelim exams. Well done, Chiyoung and Nuohao!
Big congratuations to Lin Lin for defending his dissertation! Well done, Dr. Lin!
Big congratulations to Jun Young and Dongzheng for defending their dissertations! Well done, Dr. Kim and Dr. Chen!
Prof. Dane Morgan’s new publication on Physical Review Letters, “Understanding the Fragile-to-Strong Transition in Silica from Microscopic Dynamics”, has been highlighted as an Editor’s Suggestion. Congratulations!
Staff scientist Dr. Ryan Jacobs was nominated and selected as a finalist in the Rising Stars in Computational Materials Science awards for 2022! Congratulations and best of luck in the final selection process! Please check …