Zhou’s physics-based approach to computational materials promises a deeper understanding of materials’ equilibrium structure under any...
Materials Science and Engineering: Translating fundamental discoveries at the nanoscale into materials that benefit society.
The vast majority of the materials people encounter every day have been engineered to have specific properties that make the materials useful or valuable. As materials scientists and engineers, our goal is to understand how the arrangement of the materials' structures on a very fine scale translates into materials with properties that can benefit society. Our department continually strives to expand its core strengths and to work across disciplines to address complex challenges, from more efficient jet engines to new electronic materials that extend the limits of Moore's law. With recent faculty hires, we have reinforced our expertise in corrosion, high-temperature materials, surfaces and interface science, electronic materials, and computational materials science. And we are firmly established in such emerging fields as two-dimensional materials, soft and/or biological materials, and functional thermal material systems.
Deijkers and Wadley found a way to greatly extend the life of the materials used in these jet engines. Their paper is published in...
Sunidhi Garg and Paige Delsa developed R-Shiny web applications to make group members’ models more accessible and interactive.
The Minerals, Metals & Materials Society convened the study group funded by the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency.
Assistant Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Assistant Professor, Materials Science and Engineering
- Emerging solid-state devices for Boolean and non-Boolean computing
- Device and circuit solutions for large-scale data storage
- Integration of novel materials and conventional devices for functional diversification
Thomas Goodwin Digges Professor of Materials Science and Engineering, Director of the Nanoscale Materials Characterization Facility (NMCF), Faculty Advisor for the Materials Science and Engineering (MSE) Minor
- Phase Transformations
- Materials Characterization
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$ 10 M
In sponsored research for FY 2020