Activities

Seminar of Prof. Irene J. Beyerlein, from the University of California at Santa Barbara, entitle “Discrete slip crystal plasticity modeling of deformation in nanolayered materials” – At 12:30 pm in the Seminar Room

Discrete slip crystal plasticity modeling of deformation in nanolayered materials Irene J. Beyerlein1, Tianju Chen2, Rui Yuan2, Caizhi Zhou2,3 1 Mechanical Engineering Department, Materials Department, University of California at Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara 93106, USA 2 Department of Materials Science

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First Year Assessment of Venkata Sai, entitle “Nanoscale engineered electrode materials for high performance Lithium-ion batteries” – In the Seminar Room at 12:00 pm

Abstract Herein, highly ordered mesoporous pseudocapacitive electrodes for superior Li-ion storage are discussed. Hierarchical 1-D Co3O4nanorods of size ~20 nm with interfaces between the crystallites were synthesized using hydrothermal method followed by calcination. This 1D nanorods exhibited pseudocapacitive behavior with

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IMDEA Crime Scene Investigation

Researchers belonging to all IMDEA institutes solved a new crime in the activity “IMDEA-CSI” as part of the European Researchers’ Night Madrid 2018. More information about the event in this podcast (radio show “Por tres razones”, RTVE)

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First Year Assessment de Wenliang Feng, titulado “Na-ion Hybrid Energy Storage Devices Based on Nanoengineered Electrodes” – En la Sala de Seminarios a las 12:00 am

Abstract In this study, dimension control and nanostructure design were applied in developing electrode materials for superior Na-ion storage. Firstly, hierarchical Co3O4nanorods with increased number of interfaces between individual nanocrystallites were prepared for enhancing pseudocapacitance assisted Na-ions storage. When evaluated

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Seminar of Prof. Piaras Kelly, from the University of Auckland (NZ), entitle “Advanced Composite Materials: manufacturing quality products efficiently” – At 12:00 pm in the Seminar Room

Abstract: Advanced composite materials are now used in a wide range of industries, including aerospace, marine, construction, transport and recreational sport. The ever-increasing pressure on producing quality parts effectively and efficiently has led to many innovations over the years in

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New nanostructured material for capacitive deionization

Researchers from our institute have developed in collaboration with IMDEA Energy a new current collector-free  capacitive deionization architecture based on electrodes consisting of a porous metal oxide network interpenetrated into porous fibres of carbon nanotube. The full device has a large salt adsorption

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First Year Assessment of Mario Rueda entitle “Nanoindentation impact testing methodologies for the high strain rate characterization of materials at the microscale” – In the Seminar Room at 09:30 am

Abstract: In view of the future application of polymer matrix composites for structural components subjected to impact loads, there is a need for development of experimentally calibrated constitutive models for polymers that include their inherent viscoelastic and viscoplastic behavior. These

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Seminar of Dr. Mariana Hamer, from the University of Buenos Aires (UBA), entitle “Porphyrin-based nanomaterials: design, synthesis and applications” – At 11:30 am in the Seminar Room

Porphyrin-based nanomaterials: design, synthesis and applications  Abstract  The development of new nanomaterials and nanotechnology currently have a huge impact on modern science. Within this trend, a field that has taken relevance is the construction of nanometric supramolecular systems through the

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Seminar of Dr. Lukas Helfen, from Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, entitle “Synchrotron Laminography: A Technique for In situ Observation of Damage and its Evolution Inside Engineering Materials ” – At 1:00 pm in the Seminar Room

Synchrotron Laminography: A Technique for In situObservation of Damage and its Evolution Inside Engineering Materials Lukas Helfen,1,2Mark N. Mavrogordato,3Thilo F. Morgeneyer,4T. Baumbach1 1 Institute for Photon Science and Synchrotron Radiation, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, PO Box 3640, D-76021 Karlsruhe, Germany

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PhD Defense – Mohammad Marvi-Mashhadi “Multiscale Characterization and Modelling of Polyurethane Foams”, supervised by Dr. Claudio Lopes and Prof. Dr. Javier LLorca.

The PhD Defense will take place on next Wednesday (11th, July), at 12 noon, at the “Seminar room” in the  ‘’ Departamento de ciencia de Materiales,  E.T.S.I. Caminos(Campus de Ciudad Universitaria, UPM). https://www.google.es/maps/place/Caminos+Canales+y+Puertos,+28040+Madrid/@40.448588,-3.7367701,15.62z/data=!4m5!3m4!1s0xd422831eb5de78d:0x6b9cba06ece2c735!8m2!3d40.4467192!4d-3.7320877?hl=en The thesis is entitled “ Multiscale Characterization and

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