Phd Defense -Guanglong Xu (26th of February 2016)

The defense of the PhD thesis of  Guanglong Xu entitled  "Coupled Nonlinear Ginzburg-Landau and Mechanics Model for Martensitic Transformations in Polycrystals"  will take place on Friday, February 26th  at 12 noon at the E. T. S. de Ingenieros

Kick-off of CRASHING project, coordinated by IMDEA Materials

CRASHING is an European project funded by the Clean Sky Joint Technology Initiative (JTI-Clean Sky) within the 7th Framework Programme of the European Union. In this ambitious two years research project, the state-of-the-art in multiscale simulation of composites will be transferred to the current

Homogenization-based polycrystal plasticity models

In this short course the participants will review and compare the available models for polycrystals deforming in the viscoplastic regime. Basic elements, assumptions and range of applicability of the models will be presented. Discussion of hardening and texture evolution associated with several

Primeros Premios de Innovación

The presentations of the candidatures of the 1st Innovation Award of IMDEA Materials will take place on the 11th of November 2016 at 12:00 in the Auditorium. The evaluation panel will be formed by three external experts that will rank the proposals following the evaluation criteria of the Innovation