Activities

PhD Defense – Yetan Pan “Synthesis of nano-flame retardant and its use as a promising substitute of antimony trioxide in flame retardant flexible poly(vinyl chloride)”, supervised by Dr. De-Yi Wang.

The PhD Defense will take place on next Tuesday (23rd, January), at 12 noon, in the Sala Verde (first floor) in the Escuela de Ingenieros de Caminos, UPM The link below shows the address of the School: https://www.google.es/maps/place/UPM+-+Escuela+T%C3%A9cnica+Superior+de+Ingenieros+de+Caminos,+Canales+y+Puertos/@40.4467369,-3.7340372,17z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m5!3m4!1s0xd42283192e73a23:0x17ad49d3b682dcda!8m2!3d40.4467369!4d-3.7318432?hl=en

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First Year Assessment of Jing Zhang entitle “Metal organic frameworks (MOFs) derived hierarchically nanomaterials as multifunctional fire retardant for polymer nanocomposites” – In the Seminar Room at 12:00 pm

Abstract Fire hazards including the generation of heat, smoke and toxic vapor, cost a great number of lives and damage properties. Compared with natural polymers, the high flammability and the widespread use of synthetic polymers lead to serious safety and

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First Year Assessment of Andrea Fernández entitle “Recycling of composites by recovering carbon fibres of cured prepregs, and their re-use in hybrid laminates” – In the Seminar Room at 12:00 pm

Abstract: Recycling of composites by recovering carbon fibres of cured prepregs, and their re-use in hybrid laminates by Andrea Fernández Gorgojo The applications of composite materials are rapidly growing in several sectors. For example, in the aeronautical sector, composites can

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Seminar of Prof. John Allison entitle “The PRISMS Framework: An Integrated Predictive Multi-Scale ICME Capability for the Global Materials Community” – At 1:00 pm in the Seminar Room

The PRISMS Framework: An Integrated Predictive Multi-Scale ICME Capability for the Global Materials Community John Allison University of Michigan, Ann Arbor MI The Center for PRedictive Integrated Structural Materials Science (PRISMS) is a major Materials Genome Initiative effort creating a

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Research Initiation Fellowships of Juan Manuel Moreno entitle “Optimization of electrolyte conductivities containing flame retardant. A computational experimentally-guided approach based on Genetic Algorithms combined with Machine Learning techniques (GAML)” – At 4:00 pm in the Seminar Room

Abstract Flame retardants are going to be such an important component in future Lithium-based batteries. However, these flame retardants have a major problem: they decrease the conductivity values of electrolytes. During this project we have been trying to use some

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First Year Assessment of Pablo García entitle “The fatigue behavior of advanced high-strength steels processed via quenching and partitioning” – In the Seminar Room at 12:00 pm

ABSTRACT The increasingly demanding environmental and safety goals imposed to the automotive industry have fostered fierce competition to develop new multi-phase steel types that are stronger, tougher, more formable, and fatigue-resistant. Among the various approaches in study, steels processed via

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Presentación de la revolución tecnológica: BioLED

  En esta ocasión, smartLIGHITNG y el Instituto IMDEA Materiales, tiene el placer de invitarle a la presentación en absoluta primicia del BioLED, una tecnología que va acaparando premios y reconocimientos por todo el mundo de distintas organizaciones, como la

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Seminar of Prof. Javier García Martínez entitle “Design, Fabrication and Commercialization of new catalysts engineered at the nanoscale” – At 10:00 am in the Seminar Room

DESIGN, FABRICATION AND COMMERCIALISATION OF NEW CATALYSTS ENGINEERED AT THE NANOSCALE J. García-Martínez Laboratorio de Nanotecnología Molecular, Dpto. Química Inorgánica, Universidad de Alicante, Ap. 99, E-03690 Alicante, Spain. www.nanomol.es; Rive Technology, Inc., 1 Deer Park Drive, Monmouth Junction, NJ 08852, USA. www.rivetechnology.com.

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First Year Assessment of Rudi Maça entitle “Nanoengineered Pseudocapacitive Anodes for Rechargeable Sodium-Ion Batteries” – In the Seminar Room at 12:00 pm

Abstract: In this study, nanoengineered pseudocapacitive electrodes are developed for superior Na-ion storage. Main aim is to induce defect-driven pseudocapacitive Na-ion storage in insertion and conversion type anodes. Hybrid anatase-bronze TiO2 nanosheets composed of Nanocrystallites of 65% anatase and 35%

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First Year Assessment of Yunfu Ou entitle “Understanding interlaminar toughening mechamisms in structural carbon fiber/epoxy composites interleaved with CNT veils” – In the Seminar Room at 12:00 pm

ABSTRACT: The susceptibility to delamination is one of the main concerns in fiber reinforced polymer composites (FRPs), while carbon nanotubes (CNT) carry the promise of enhancing this poor out-of-plane mechanical performance. This work reviews the progress to date towards methods

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Seminar of Dr. Juan Manuel Ortiz entitle “Microbial Electrochemical Technologies and waste water treatment: concepts and main applications” – At 11:00 am in the Seminar Room

ABSTRACT Microbial Electrochemical Tehnologies (MET) are a recent research field related to environmental biotechnology. The main concept for its development is related to the ability of the microorganisms of producing electricity from organic matter degradation, using an insoluble electron acceptor

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Seminar of Mauricio Terrones entitle “Low-Dimensional Nano-Carbons: Form Doped Carbon Nanotubes and Doped Graphene to 3-D Hybrids and Biological Applications” – Seminar Room, 1:00 pm

Low-Dimensional Nano-Carbons: Form Doped Carbon Nanotubes and Doped Graphene to 3-D Hybrids and Biological Applications Mauricio Terrones1 E-mail: mut11@psu.edu 1Department of Physics, Department of Chemistry, Department of Materials Science and Engineering and Center for 2-Dimensional & Layered Materials. The Pennsylvania

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First Year Assessment of Miguel Angel Valdés entitle “Study of Mechanical Properties on Macro- and Microscopes in AHSS by Ultra-Fast Heating” – In the Seminar Room at 11:00 am

Abstract Ultrafast heating (UFH) has recently attracted significant attention of steel research community due to its advantages over conventional heat treatment of advanced high-strength steel (AHSS) including very short processing time, reduced energy consumption and low carbon footprint. The UFH

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