Research Projects

Current Projects

  • Design of UHTC for Oxidation Resistance (2019-2022)

    Design of UHTC for Oxidation Resistance (2019-2022)

    with Elizabeth Opila (UVA)


    Office of Naval Research

  • DMREF/Collaborative Research: Low Cost, High Strength and Ductile Mg Alloys (2020-2024)

    DMREF/Collaborative Research: Low Cost, High Strength and Ductile Mg Alloys (2020-2024)

    with Sean Agnew (UVA), James Howe (UVA), and Derek Warner (Cornell)


    NSF project link

    UVA News

  • CAREER: A Novel Computational Thermodynamics Framework with Intrinsic Chemical Short-Range Order (2021-2026)

    CAREER: A Novel Computational Thermodynamics Framework with Intrinsic Chemical Short-Range Order (2021-2026)

  • ARPA-E: High Entropy Rare-earth Oxide (HERO) Coatings for Refractory Alloys (Phase I: 2021-2022)

    ARPA-E: High Entropy Rare-earth Oxide (HERO) Coatings for Refractory Alloys (Phase I: 2021-2022)

    with Elizabeth Opila (UVA), Patrick Hopkins (UVA), Prasanna Balachandran (UVA), Joshua Williams (CCAM), Carolina Tallon (VT), Robert Golden (Rolls-Royce)


    DOE ARPA-E ULTIMATE program

    UVA News

Concluded Projects

  • Development of Integrated Process and Microstructural Models for Laser-Based Powder Bed Fusion Additive Manufacturing (2019-2020)

    Development of Integrated Process and Microstructural Models for Laser-Based Powder Bed Fusion Additive Manufacturing (2019-2020)

    with Rich Martukanitz, Leonid Zhigilei, and Chris Li


    Commonwealth Center for Advanced Manufacturing (CCAM) Innovation Award    UVA News