Activities

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 systems. Studies

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First Year Assessment of Akshya Kumar Pandey, entitle “Developing Ti- and Fe-based powders for laser additive manufacturing of ultrafine eutectics” – In the Seminar Room at 12:00 pm

Decades of academic research has gone into developing ultrafine eutectic and near-eutectic alloys of the systems Ti-Fe-Sn-Nb, Ti-Fe-Co, Fe-Ti-Si, Fe-Ti-Zr-B, etc., with remarkable mechanical properties. However, no conventional casting process exists that can provide high enough cooling rates necessary for

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Seminar of Dr. Manas Upadhyay from the “Ecole Polytechnique” (Paris), entitle “Micromechanical response during biaxial load path changes of stainless steel: insitu neutron diffraction and multi-scale modeling” – June 10th at 12:00 pm, in the Seminar Room

Micromechanical response during biaxial load path changes of stainless steel: insitu neutron diffraction and multi-scale modeling Manas V. Upadhyay1,*, J. Capek2, Anirban Patra3, Wei Wen4, Tobias Panzner2, Steven van Petegem5, Carlos N. Tomé4, Ricardo A. Lebensohn6, Helena van Swygenhoven5,7 1LMS,

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Seminar of Andrew Cole Bergan, Research Engineer at NASA Langley Research Center, entitle “Establishing Predictive Capability for Progressive Damage and Failure in Composite Structures: A Perspective on Virtual Testing”- 21st of May, at 12:00 am in the Seminar Room

Abstract: Virtual testing by means of progressive damage and failure analysis (PDFA) of composite structures holds the promise of reducing the timeline for certification of composite structures by complementing experimental testing. The focus of this talk is on recent investigations

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First Year Assessment of Nana Chen, entitle “Microstructure evolution and deformation mechanisms in metastable beta titanium alloy” – In the Seminar Room at 12:00 pm

Abstract: Metastable β titanium alloys constitute a promising family of alloys due to their high specific strength, high damage tolerance, workability, hardenability as well as corrosion resistance that has attracted great attention worldwide. However, their deformation mechanisms still remain controversial,

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Seminar of Prof. Eric Charkaluk (Directeur de Recherche CNRS – Laboratoire de Mécanique des Solides & Associate Professor at Ecole Polytechnique in France), entitle “Thermoplasticity through the scales” – At 12:00 pm, in the Seminar Room  

ABSTRACT The Thermodynamics of Irreversible Processes (TPI) applied to the mechanics of materials boomed significantly in France in the 60s and 70s, under the impulse of Paul Germain. The formalization of the Generalized Standard Materials, proposed in 1975 by Bernard

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Seminar of Amaia Cipitria from Max Planck Institute of Colloids and Interfaces in Potsdam (Germany), entitle “Biomaterial physical properties in tissue regeneration” – At 12:00 pm, in the Seminar Room

Abstract: Cells respond not only to biochemical but also to physical cues, such as stiffness, geometry and matrix degradability. In-vitro studies showed that hydrogel elasticity or degradation properties alone can direct cell differentiation, while scaffold geometry can control tissue growth

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PhD Defense of Marta Cartón entitle “Development and optimization of the properties of gamma/gamma´ co-based superalloys for high temperature applications”, under the supervision of Prof. José Manuel Torralba Castello and Prof. Mónica Campos Gomez.

The PhD Defense will take place,  at 11:30, on next Thursday 21st of February, in Carlos III University (Leganes) in the classroom 7.01.H01. The dissertation is entitled “Development and optimization of the properties of gamma/gamma´ co-based superalloys for high temperature

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Seminar of Joshua Kiefer from Delft University of Technology, in Holand, entitle “An example case for Machine-Learning in Materials Science: A neural networks based framework for ‘smart’ computational micromechanics of composites” – At 2:30 pm, in the Seminar Room

Abstract: We shall present a ‘smart’ framework, developed to create surrogate models of complex phenomena in an automated way, based on a minimum amount of computer simulations. To do so, the framework combines Design of Experiments, Computational Modeling, and Neural

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