CadenaSER is one of a number of outlets to have highlighted IMDEA Materials Institute spin off Floatech's plans to to build an "advanced pilot plant" for the manufacture of 100% silicon anodes for lithium batteries. These anodes will be vital for the next generation of lithium batteries that
PhD Defense of Keayvan Keramati, entitled “Development and Experimental Correlation of Machine Learning Models for Diagnosis of Processing Disturbances in Liquid Molding of Structural Composites” – September 15th, 2023
The PhD defence will take place at noon, in the “sala Verde” 3.S01.08 of the E. T. S. de Ingenieros de Caminos, Ciudad Universitaria, Madrid. The dissertation is entitled « Development and Experimental Correlation of Machine Learning Models for Diagnosis of Processing Disturbances in Liquid
BIOMET4D researcher Dr. Nourhan Hassan from the University Hospital Cologne (UCC) has presented the BIOMET4D project at the Biotechnology session of the 11th Annual Ain Shams University International Conference through a lecture entitled "Biotechnology: from Radio-oncology to Tissue
BIOMET4D researcher Nourhan Hassan from the University Hospital Cologne presents a poster entitled “Smart 4D BIOdegradable METallic Shape-shifting Implants for Dynamic Tissue Resoration” at Africa Health ExCon2023. As part of the conference, Dr. Hassan presented a poster entitled
Researcher Dr. Hourhan Hassan presents the BIOMET4D project at the 11th Annual Ain-Shams University International Conference
Biotechnology has come a long way from its early beginnings in radiooncology to now encompassing a wide range of fields, including tissue engineering. In the field of radiooncology, biotechnology has enabled the development of new treatments and therapies that are more effective and less
Researcher Kevin Moerman from the University of Galway has led a workshop on open-source computational tools for modelling in biomedical engineering in the lead up to the International Symposium on Computer Methods in Biomechanics and Biomedical Engineering. The specific topics included
BIOMET4D researchers Manuel Desco from FIBHGM and Lorena Cussó and Rafael Correa-Rocha from IiSGM present cytometry panels developed for biocompatibility studies at the SIC XVII Congress of the Iberian Society of Cytometry. As part of the event, the researchers gave oral presentations on the
Seminar of Dr. Jacobo Ayensa, from the Tissue Microenvironment Lab (TMELab), entitled “Physically-Guided Neural Networks with Internal Variables: from material unravelling to applications in biomedical engineering”. February 20, at noon in the Seminar Room.
Abstract:Material modelling has been for decades the centre of scientific efforts in the field of computational mechanics. A high number of parametric nonlinear families have been proposed for modelling elastic and inelastic solids. However, model selection and parameter identification and fitting
Seminar of Dr. Valentin Vassilev, new incorporation to IMDEA Materials, entitled “In quest of accurate modelling of complex potential-energy surfaces: a Computational Chemistry and Machine Learning approach” – January 20th, 2023.
Abstract: Accurate modelling of chemical and physical interactions is crucial for obtaining thermodynamic and dynamical properties of any chemical system, enabling a myriad of possible applications. Many of these applications are computationally prohibitive when using advanced Computational
BIOMET4D researcher Andrés Díaz Lantada from the Technical University of Madrid (UPM) has presented the evolution of 4D printing and highlighted BIOMET4D as a breakthrough in this field at the Medical 3D-Printing and Innovative Technologies (M3d+it) 2022 conference. The M3d+it 2023 conference,
BIOMET4D researchers Jennifer Patterson and Jon Molina-Aldareguia from IMDEA Materials Institute, and Andrés Díaz Lantada from the Technical University of Madrid (UPM) participate in the iMPLANTS-CM Open Innovation Workshop bringing together key players involved in medical additive manufacturing
Every month, we welcome new members of the IMDEA Materials team. Here, you can find a short profile of our most recent additions. Burcu Ozdemir My name is Burcu Ozdemir and I am from Bursa, Turkey. I recently completed my Master’s degree in Materials Science and Engineering
First Year Assessment of Yuyao Liu, entitled “Development of biodegradable polymers for tissue engineering» –October 14th, 2022 – 12:00 pm
Abstract: Tissue engineering and regenerative medicine are currently seen as excellent alternatives for the rehabilitation or replacement of damaged tissues through the use of scaffolds. However, it is still a challenge that how to select materials and their manufacturing methods to fabricate
Researchers from the 7 IMDEAS institutes will talk about the five EU Missions seen by them (part I). Our colleagues Isabel Gómez y María Dolores Martín (Lola) will be the protagonists of this great meeting. The presenters of this act will be our Director, Prof. José Manuel Torralba, and Prof.
Seminar of Dr. Ivan Fernández, from Nano4Energy SL, will give a Seminar entitled: “Research and development activities in Nano4Energy: from laboratory-scale development of thin films to industrial production”. September 8th at 12:00 in the Seminar Room.
Abstract: Nano4Energy is a technology-based company with great international projection. The main activity of Nano4Energy is the technological development of coatings with high added value through magnetron sputtering technology and the implementation of said coatings in industrial coating systems;
- The Director of IMDEA Materials Institute, professor José Manuel Torralba, is only the second Spaniard to receive the Ivor Jenkins Medal. - The Ivor Jenkins Medal, awarded by the Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining (IOM3) in the United Kingdom, is the highest international recognition
Are you interested in applying for a Marie Skłodowska-Curie Postdoctoral Fellowship (MSCA PF)? Want to know what it's like to be an MSCA PF fellow in our Institute? Join us in this webinar on June 1st at 12:00 hours (Madrid time) and learn more about the hosting offers we have for call 2022 of
PhD Defense of Nana Chen entitled “Tuning the mechanical properties of metastable beta titanium alloys through the control of microstructure and deformation mechanisms”– 23rd of March, 2022.
The PhD Defense will take place on the 23rd of March, at 9:30 am, online. The dissertation is entitled “Tuning the mechanical properties of metastable beta titanium alloys through the control of microstructure and deformation mechanisms”. It was advised by Prof. Jon Molina. The assistance will
PhD Defense of Andrea Fernández entitled “Recovery and re-use of carbon fibres from recycled end-of-life epoxy based composites” – April 1st, 2022.
The PhD Defense will take place on the 1st of April, at 11:00 am in room “3.S01.08 “of the University Carlos II of Leganes in Madrid. The dissertation is entitled “Recovery and re-use of carbon fibres from recycled end-of-life epoxy based composites”. It was advised by Prof. Jon Mikel
Seminar of Dr. Jaime S. Sanchez from the University of Technology (Sweden), entitled “All-Electrochemical Graphene Composite Multilayers Deposited on Carbon Fibers and 3D-Foams for Energy Storage” – January 27th, at 12:00 pm in the Auditorium.
Abstract: Major breakthroughs in batteries would require the development of new composite materials, with a precisely controlled nanoscale architecture. These materials can be synthesized directly on the electrodes using electrochemical methods, allowing sequential deposition, high structural
First Year Assessment of Andrea Gómez, entitled “Microstructural design in lightweight steels” – 14th of December, 2021 – 3:00 pm.
Abstract Pollution is a problem that affects us, and every day is more necessary to take into account the reduction of emission to environment. One of the proposal to reduce the pollution is decreasing the weight of automobiles. To reach this objective, it is necessary to develop new materials much
Seminar of Prof. Bianchi Mendez from the Materials Physics Department of “Universidad Complutense Madrid”, entitled “Nano-heterostructures based on wide bandgap semiconducting oxides: Synthesis and optical properties ” – 26th of November, at 11:00 am in the Auditorium.
Abstract: Wide band gap (WBG) oxides are currently attracting a lot of attention due to both their versatility in achieving a nanostructured architecture as well as from their capability of interacting with the ultraviolet radiation. In this talk, I will present our latest results concerning the
Seminar of Prof. Johan Christensen from the Carlos III University of Madrid, entitled “Vibrant future for acoustic and mechanical metamaterials” – 24th of September, at 12:30 pm in the Auditorium.
Abstract The boost experienced by acoustic and mechanical metamaterial research during the past years has been driven by the ability to sculpture the flow of sound waves and vibrations at will. Metamaterials, which come in all kinds of shapes and forms, have initially been designed for
Seminar of Sergio Sanchez González from Northumbria University in UK, entitled “Metallic materials for biodegradable implants and antimicrobial surfaces” – 22nd of July, at 12:00 pm in the Seminar Room.
Abstract Metallic materials are of interest in the healthcare sector because they can be used for multiple applications including as biodegradable implants and as antimicrobial touch surfaces for hospitals and other healthcare settings. With an ever-increasing demand for materials that need to
First Year Assessment of Lucia Cobian, entitled “Experimental-Numerical Analysis of Polymer Based Lattice Materials Fabricated with Additive Manufacturing” – 24th of June, 2021.
ABSTRACT: Lattice materials are materials constituted by the repetition of small cells composed of structural units as bars, beams or shells, which form a lattice. The cell geometry can be designed to have an outstanding macroscopic response such as very high specific stiffness or energy
Do you want to develop your career in the field of science and innovation? Would you like to do your Doctorate in a more applied research and closer to the market? Come to see the projects you could work with us on next May 13!
One Marie Skłodowska-Curie Individual Fellowship has been awarded to our center in call 2020, and 2 more are very high in the reserve list. A total 7 proposals were submitted by our center. They have received marks in the range 98.4 - 79.2 and are all above the threshold. Despite the fierce
First Year Assessment of Xiaolu Li, entitled “Highly-sensitive Flame-retardant Smart Sensor for Early Warning Fire Detection to Polymer-based Materials” – 23th of November at 2:30 pm
Abstract Fire hazard is one of the major disasters that threaten public safety seriously. Once a fire occurs, the fire will spread quickly along some flammable materials, which bring much difficulty to control the fire. The fire hazard will cause casualties, considerable property loss and medical
PhD Defense of Peikang Xia entitled “High Strain Rate Mechanical Behavior of Advanced High Strength Steels” – September 14, 2020.
The PhD Defense will take place the 14th of September, at 2:00 pm. The asistance will be remote. The dissertation is entitled "High Strain Rate Mechanical Behavior of Advanced High Strength Steels ". It was advised by Dr. Ilchat Sabirov.
We are looking for post-doctoral researchers willing to apply for a Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions (MSCA) Individual Fellowships (IF), call 2020. Our Institute has a long track record hosting MSCA fellows and has obtained outstanding success rates in recent calls of MSCA IF. The following hosting
PhD Defense of Jingya Wang entitle “High throughput investigation of diffusion and solid solution hardening of HCP Mg alloys” – September 11th, 2019
The PhD Defense will take place, at 12:00, on next Wednesday 11th of September, in the seminar room of the Escuela de Ingenieros de Caminos, UPM. The dissertation is entitled “High throughput investigation of diffusion and solid solution hardening of HCP Mg alloys”. It was advised by Prof. Javier
Seminar of Zhouwen Zhao from Michigan State University, entitle “Critical Resolved Shear Stresses (CRSS) of Hexagonal Titanium from Nanoindentation Optimization” – July 18th at 1:00 pm, in the Seminar Room
Abstract: Titanium and its alloys are important engineering materials due to their low density, high strength, and good bio-compatibility. The study of critical resolved shear stress (CRSS) values of basal, prismatic, and pyramidal ⟨c + a⟩ slip systems has been a hot topic in the community as
Seminar of Dr. Enzo Liotti from the University of Oxford, entitle “In-situ x-ray imaging studies of solidification” – July 2nd at 12:30 pm, in the Seminar Room
I Abstract Synchrotron x-ray–based imaging techniques, such as radiography and tomography, have reached sufficient spatio-temporal resolution that they are now used almost routinely to investigate solidification in technologically important systems such as steel, Ni, Al, and other alloy