Position: Accounting Assistant Contact: vanessa.hernangomez(AT)imdea.org
Position: Research Associate PhD: Mondragon University, Spain Research: Multiscale plasticity Contact: aitor.cruzado(AT)imdea.org
Position: Research Associate University of Alicante, Spain Research: Al and Mg nanocomposites Contact: email@example.com
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The Computational Mechanics of Materials group of IMDEA Materials Institute leads the European project SIMUCOMP which aims to help design and stress engineers assess the structural integrity and the damage tolerance of lightweight composite structures through provision of new accurate and predictive
"Only enterprises investing in technology will survive" Link to the complete text: Madridiario El profesor Javier Llorca, doctor ingeniero de Caminos, es catedrático y responsable del grupo de investigación en “Materiales Estructurales Avanzados y Nanomateriales” de la Universidad
Dr. De-Yi Wang has been recently elected Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC). Founded in 1841, RSC is the largest organization in Europe for chemical scientists and advancing the chemical sciences. RSC partners with industry and academia, advises governments on policy, and promotes the
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MicroTest is an industrial contract with the European Powder Metallurgy Association (EPMA) to study the mechanical properties and the fracture behavior in correlation with the microstructure using real parts and specimens produced in industrial conditions. See MicroTest project description.
The PhD Thesis entitled "High Temperature Mechanical Behavior of Al/SiC Nanoscale Multilayers" and “In-situ analysis of the high temperature deformation and fracture mechanisms of a ɣ-TiAl alloy", carried out by Drs. Saeid Lotfian and Rocío Muñoz at IMDEA
Dr. Ilchat Sabirov, head of the Physical Simulation group at IMDEA Materials Institute, has received the Young Researcher Award for outstanding contribution to nano-severe plastic deformation research at the NanoSPD6 conference held past June 30 – July 4 2014 in Metz (France).
During the past TMS2014 annual meeting and exhibition (San Diego, USA, 16-20/02/2014), Dr. Yuwen Cui was appointed as committee member of the ASM Alloy Phase Diagram (APD) for the next three years. ASM International is a materials science and engineering society where materials users,
IMDEA Materials Institute is achieving great success in the last calls of the 7th Framework Programme. To date, our researchers have secured 6 R&D projects belonging to different lines of this programme: MICROMECH project (Clean Sky I JTI (Joint Technology Initiative)) MODENA, ICMEG and
Vacuum Induction Melting and Casting System with Directional Solidification Device (VSG 002 DS, PVA TePla)
System employed for melting of a wide range of metals, alloys or special materials under high vacuum, fine vacuum or different gas atmospheres with subsequent casting into moulds or forms. In addition it is equipped with a directional solidification device, which enables growth of single crystals
See Development of carbon nanotube-based epoxy resins for high performance fibre cables project description
Ceremony of the placement of the first stone of the building of the Madrid Institute for Advanced Studies of Materials (IMDEA Materials)
El Parque Científico y Tecnológico, Tecnogetafe, donde se ubicará el nuevo edificio es una iniciativa de la Comunidad de Madrid y el Ayuntamiento de Getafe. Con un área de cerca de 1 millón de metros cuadrados, es el Parque Tecnológico más grande de
Our Institute participates in COST action MultiComp, which is designed to bring together theorists, experimentalists and industrialists in the field of nano-carbon materials technology. See the whole description of the MultiComp network.
Predoctoral Researcher Industrial Engineer Universidad del País Vasco, Spain Research - "Multiscale Plasticity"
Predoctoral Researcher Degree in Materials Engineering Polytechnic University of Madrid Research: Steel development using high throughput methods
Position: Research Associate PhD.: University of Science and Technology of China, China, USA Research: Environmentally friendly fire retardant nanocomposites Contact: junhao.zhang(AT)imdea.org
Position: Research Assistant BEng: Technical University of Madrid, Spain Research: Modeling of ice impact on jet turbines Contact: daniel.pozo(AT)imdea.org
Position: Research Associate PhD: Illinois Institute of Technology, EEUU Research: Micromechanics of superalloys Contact: bin.gan(AT)imdea.org
In order to significantly reduce environmental burdens, lightweight metals and alloys play an increasingly important role because of their high specific strength and stiffness, corrosion resistance, and recyclability. Among them, magnesium (Mg), aluminum (Al), and titanium (Ti) alloys are widely
IMDEA Materials has installed the first dedicated high temperature nanoindentation instrument in Spain
This instrument allows nanoindentation to be carried out at temperatures up to 750°C, and also in inert environments. The instrument uses both tip and sample heating, ensuring stability for long duration testing, including creep tests. More info ….(+)
IMDEA Materials researchers bring Nanotechnology closer to the audience of the Spanish Public Radio (RNE1) program "En dias como hoy".
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Position: Predoctoral Researcher Master of Science in Aerospace Engineering. Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands Research "Virtual Design, Virtual Processing and Virtual Testing of Metallic Materials"
A FEG S/TEM microscope is now available at IMDEA Materials Institute. The system (Talos F200X, FEI) combines outstanding high-resolution S/TEM and TEM imaging with an energy dispersive x-ray spectroscopy (EDS) integrated system fully compatible with high-resolution 3D tomography. It is also
Position: Research Assistant MSc Universidad Pontificia Católica de Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil Research: Solidification processing and properties of Zn-Al hypoeutectic alloys
Position: Research Associate PhD.: Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium Research: Multiscale modeling of composites Contact: jian.xu(AT)imdea.org
Position: Research Assistant MSc: Carlos III University of Madrid, Spain Research: Electric curing of CNT/epoxy resins Contact: juancarlos.fernandez(AT)imdea.org
Prof. José Manuel Torralba (Deputy Director of IMDEA Materials Institute) received the European Power Metallurgy Association (EMPA) Distinguished Service Award 2013 during the Euro PM2013 conference held past September in Goteborg (Sweden). The EPMA Distinguished Service Awards are presented
Silvia Hernandez defended her PhD thesis entitled “Cure, Defects and Mechanical Performance of Fiber-Reinforced Composites” on March 11th at the Civil Engineering School of the Technical University of Madrid (UPM). Her work was awarded the highest grade by the PhD committee. Dr.
See MODELQP project description
The research project “Grain size and temperature effect on mechanical behavior of an aluminum alloy”, have been supervised by the leader of the Physical Simulation Group of IMDEA Materials Institute, Dr. Ilchat Sabirov.
Foro de Ciencia y Tecnología: Perspectivas y nuevos desarrollos en materiales avanzados y nanociencia
Tras el éxito de la primera jornada del Foro de Ciencia y Tecnología madri+d en Nuevos Materiales y Nanotecnología, la segunda jornada presentará, entre otras, las actividades de los Institutos Madrileños de Estudios Avanzados IMDEA Materiales e IMDEA
DYNACOM is an European Industrial Doctorate (EID) programme focused on the design of the next generation of structural composite materials for high strain rate applications. Two of the major milestones of this EID are: (1) to offer 2 Early Stage Researchers (ESRs) a multidisciplinary and
IMDEA Materials Institute will coordinate the European project OptiQPAP (Optimization of QP steels designed for industrial applications), funded by the Research Fund for Coal and Steel (RCFS, which is part of the Horizon 2020 framework programme). The Technological Centre CTM,
An X-ray diffractometer is now available at IMDEA Materials Institute. The system (Empyrean, PANalytical) allow for phase analysis, texture, and residual stress determination, as well as reflectometry. It is equipped with a state-of-the-art X-ray platform for the analysis of powders, thin films,
A Micro-scale combustion calorimeter is now available at IMDEA Materials Institute. This system, maufactured by Fire Testing Technology performs rapid laboratory scale test of the flammability of materials on milligram quantities (in the order of mg) according to standard ASTM D7309-07. Check the
Silicio Ferrosolar S.L., part of Ferroatlantica S.L. group, has signed an R&D contract with IMDEA Materials Institute to optimize the production of solar-grade silicon via purification in high vacuum furnace. More details on SICASOL project
MODENA is an European project funded by the 7th Framework Programme of the European Union. MODENA aims at developing, demonstrating and assessing an easy-to-use multi-scale software-modeling framework application under an open-source licensing scheme that delivers models with feasible computational
IMDEA Materials Institute has been awarded a new R&D contract by Airbus Operations to design composite shields against high energy impact of an open-rotor blade on the new NSA (New Single Aisle) aircraft fuselage concept. See BLADE IMPACT project description
The 1st IMDEA Materials Institute Scientific Imaging Contest took place on October 1st. Two ex-equo awards were granted to Irene De Diego, who presented a scanning electron micrograph of an advanced high strength steel, and to Hangbo Yue, who participated with an image of a natural flax fiber
See: Semi-cured products manufacturing project description
"Strategic partnerships: an effective technology transfer proposal for Spain”. Interview to Javier Llorca. Director of IMDEA-Materials
CRIRCEM proposes the design and processing by powder metallurgical routes of new materials for cutting tools with total substitution of the traditional cobalt binder by other more economic and less toxic. See the whole description of the CRIRCEM project
PhD Defense – José Luis Gómez-Sellés "Atomistic modeling of Ge damage accumulation, amorphization and solid phase epitaxial regrowth" (15th of January 2016)
The defense of the PhD thesis of José Luis Gómez-Sellés entitled "Atomistic modeling of Ge damage accumulation, amorphization and solid phase epitaxial regrowth" supervised by Dr. I. Martín-Bragado and Dr. Javier Segurado will take place on Friday, January 15th
Rocío Muñoz, alumni of IMDEA Materials Institute, has received the 3rd prize in the 2014 Zwick Science Award for her paper entitled “Analysis of crystallographic slip and grain boundary sliding in a Ti–45Al–2Nb–2Mn (at%)–0.8 vol%TiB2 alloy by high
Whithin the framework of the coordinated project Ferro-GENESYS, IMDEA Materials Institute will model irradiation damage and nanoscale mechanical charaterisation in ODS FeCrAl and FeAl(Cr/Zr) heat resistant alloys. Ferro-GENESYS prokect is led by Dr. Ignacio martín-Bragado, head of the
An article on future raw materials scarcity and its impact on business has been published in “El Mundo”newspaper (nationwide publication).
As a part of the science week 2013, Dr. Ignacio Martín-Bragado was interviewed in a nationally syndicated radio program (España de vuelta y vuelta). He explained to the general public the aim and benefits of his group's research activities in the field of atomistic materials
Position: Research Assistant Polytechnic University of Madrid, Spain Research: Multiscale Plasticity Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
IMDEA Materials Institute has designed and fabricated a mechanical stage for carrying out in-situ mechanical tests under X-ray radiation in computer assisted tomography systems. More info ….(+)
The results presented are part of two doctoral theses that are being carried out at the IMDEA Materials Institute within the framework of various research projects. On the one hand, Marcos Rodriguez presented a new methodology of micromechanical characterization of composite materials which is being
Dr. Teresa Pérez Prado has been elected a member of the International Committee of ICSMA (International Conference on the Strength of Materials)
The main focus of the ICSMA conferences is to provide a forum to present and discuss the latest research on fundamental aspects of deformation, strength and fracture of all types of materials.
This project will study high strain rate mechanical behavior of novel Advanced High Strength Steels (AHSS). The results of these investigations will greatly contribute to understanding of mechanical behavior of the AHSS and help to reduce the dimensions of the AHSS components used in the automotive
IMDEA Materials Institute has been awarded a European Industrial Doctorate (EID) to train 2 PhD students together with Hexcel Corporation and Micro Materials Ltd in the field of dynamic behaviour of composite materials for next generation aeroengines. Job vacancies will
Prof. Javier LLorca, Director of IMDEA Materials Institute, leads this prestigious ERC Advanced Grant from the European Union. Prof. Llorca and his research group will receive develop multiscale modeling strategies along the next 5 years to carry out virtual design, virtual processing and virtual
The collaboration between IMDEA Materials and Fokker Aerostructures has just been showcased in NetComposites journal (link to the article in NetComposites). The bilateral project VIRTEST, headed by Dr. Claudio Lópes, will lead to an improved understanding of the material behavior and the
SIMUFOING is an industrial contract between Industria de Turbopropulsores S.A. (ITP) and IMDEA Materials Institute to develop new simulation techniques that can be used to predict damage on plane engines due to the ingestion of hail and birds. See all projects in the Integrated Computational
Position: Research Associate PhD: University of Navarra, Spain Research: Multiscale plasticity Contact: edison.bonifaz(AT)imdea.org
Position: Research Assistant Research: Micromechanics of intermetallic materials Contact: alberto.palomares(AT)imdea.org
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See SUPRA NiAl-LOYS project description.
IMDEA Materials will participate in two of the twelve CENIT 2010 projects awarded by the Spanish Ministry of Science and Innovation
This sixth edition of the CENIT programme, Strategic National Consortiums for Technical Research, has a total budget of 120 million Euros. 30 million will be granted each year to fund the 4-years projects during the period 2010-2013. 156 companies, of which 50,6% are SMEs, and 207 research groups,
IMDEA Materials will participate in the Forum for New Materials and Nanotechnology which will be held on October 24th in the CSIC.
The Science and Technology Forum of Madri+d of October is dedicated to the new materials and nanotechnology. The second session of this forum is an excellent opportunity to know the perspectives and new developments on Advanced Materials and Nanoscience. During this session the main research lines
Researcher: Electrochemistry. PhD: Dublin Institute of Technology. Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
Position: Researcher Associate PhD: Mondragón University, Spain Research: "Testing and Simulation of Advanced
Position: Senior Reseacher PhD: University of Gdansk, Poland Research: Computational and Data-Driven Materials Discovery Address: C/ Eric Kandel, 2. Getafe, Madrid
Prof. José Manuel Torralba, Deputy Director of IMDEA Materials Institute and head of the Solid State Processing group, has been elected member of the Editorial Board of Powder Metallurgy Journal, an international journal publishing peer-reviewed original research on the science and practice
B/E AEROSPACE Inc., worldwide leading manufacturer of aircraft passenger cabin interior products, has signed a three-year long R&D contract with IMDEA Materials Institute to to develop innovative materials for aircraft interiors based on advanced polymers and macroscopic fibres. The aim is to
Position: Research Assistant MSc: Ferdowsi University of Mashhad , Iran Research: Multiscale modelling of PU foams Contact: mohammad.marvi(AT)imdea.org
Position: Research Associate Grenoble INP, France / Seoul National University, South Korea Research: Multiscale plasticity Contact: hyungjun.chang(AT)imdea.org
Researchers at IMDEA Materials Institute and members of the ESTRUMAT, programme have implemented new high temperature nanomechanical testing techniques. The objective is two-fold. On the one hand, these techniques are necessary to study size effects in the mechanical properties of materials,
The work presented “A mechanical model of neuronal growth” is part of his doctoral thesis supervised by Dr. Jerusalem, which is being developed within the framework of the Cajal Blue Brain Project.
The objective of this research project, funded by the EXPLORA program of the Spanish Ministry of Science and Innovation (MICINN) is to evaluate the possibility of stabilising, under ambient conditions, high pressure metallic phases by the simultaneous application of compression and shear. The good
In recent years, large spills from oil pipelines and tankers, leaks from nuclear reactors and the constant need for lighter, stronger, and safer materials in the transportation industry illustrate how breaks or cracks (fracture) can have detrimental effects in terms of health and safety, the
Organized by IMDEA Materials Institute and the Carlos III University of Madrid, was held in Leganés, on the campus of the University, between 14 and 18 December, the Congress in Advanced Materials and Processing Technologies AMPT2015. The congress was attended by 450 people from over 50 countries
Online RTM is a research collaboration between IMDEA Materials and AIRBUS Operations aiming at analyzing sensor information during Resin Transfer Molding (RTM) injection to assess the quality of composite parts. The incorporation of this new technology in the manufacturing process will lead to
Position: Research Associate PhD.: University of Maryland, USA Research: Experimental characterization and numerical modelling of composites Contact: sandip.haldar(AT)imdea.org
Position: Research Assistant MSc: Technical University of Madrid, Spain Research: High performance nanocomposites Contact: sergio.dejuan(AT)imdea.org
Research Associate - Charaterization of advanced materials
ITER (acronym of International Thermonuclear Experimental Reactor) is an international nuclear fusion research and engineering project, which is currently building the world's largest experimental tokamak nuclear fusion reactor at the Cadarache facility in the south of France. The ITER project
Two research groups of IMDEA Materials Institute, Metal Physics and Nanomechanics led by Dr. Teresa Pérez-Prado and Dr. Jon Molina respectively, participate in the ambitious large EU funded EXOMET Project, coordinated by the European Space Agency. This four years project aims at developing new
This device alloys to analyze in real time the deformation, recrystallization and fracture mechanisms operative in these materials in different conditions of temperature and strain rate. Thus, it allows to obtain very valuable information regarding the kinetics of all these mechanisms, a difficult
“The main challenge is in the tuning of polymer nanocomposites depending on the application”. Link to the complete text: Madri+d
Research Assistant: Integrated Computational Materials Engineering. Contact: email@example.com
As recognition of his scientific experience, he has been distinguished as Guest Professor of this University regarded as one of the 20 most important in China. He will advise the university on research and internationalization strategies. Check the complete text in the website of the
IMDEA Materials has received the “HR Excellence in Research” award, which acknowledges our institute as a provider of a stimulating and favourable work environment. The award reflects our commitment to continuously improve human resource policies in line with the European Charter for
Position: Research Assistant MSc: Delft University of Technology Research: High temperature deformation behaviour of Cu/Nb nanoscale metallic multilayers
The paper entitled "Understanding the contribution of the microstructure in the fracture behaviour of sintered steels" by Prof. José M. Torralba, Deputy Director at IMDEA Materials Institute, has been awarded EPMA Keynote Paper at Euro PM2014 Conference. Euro PM2014
DMAPOL is an industrial contract between ACCIONA Infraestructuras and IMDEA Materials Institute to perform Dynamic Mechanical Analyses (DMA) in polymeric materials. See DMAPOL project description
Position: Research Assistant Research: Fire Retardant Polymeric Materials Contact: yetang.pang(AT)imdea.org
Position: Research Assistant Carlos III University of Madrid, Spain Research: High Energy Impact on Aeronautical Composite Structures Contact:
Site visit to the IMDEA Materials Institute headquarter building, January 10th, 2012
Hotnano will work on overcoming the instrumental limitations to apply nanoindentation, nanocmechanics characterization technique, at high temperatures to a range of structural materials, from advanced composites to nanostructured metals and ceramics. Link to Project: HOTNANO.-High temperature
IMDEA-materials takes a step forward within its plan to internationalize the research in the region of Madrid by the recruitment of two new scientists with a wide international profile
Dr. Teresa Pérez Prado, PhD in Physics, Complutense University of Madrid, 1998. Dr. Pérez Prado joined the University of California in San Diego (UCSD, USA) as a Postgraduate Research Engineer in 1998. She was also hired as a consultant at Oregon State University (USA). In 2001 she
The European Researchers’ Night Madrid 2016 will take place next Friday 30th of September 2016. The events showcase what researchers really do for society, in interactive and engaging ways, and promote research careers to young people and their parents. IMDEA Materials participates in the