Activities

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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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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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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Seminar of Dr. Vilas G. Pol, from Purdue University, entitle “Engineered Electrodes for Efficient Energy Storage and Battery Safety” – At 12:00 pm in the Seminar Room

Abstract ViPER (Vilas Pol’s Energy Research) laboratory at Purdue University focuses their research activities on the development of high capacity electrode materials, their engineering for longer cycle life and improved safety. Considering the advantages and limitations of known synthesis techniques,

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Seminar of Carlos M. Atienza, from the Biomechanics Institute of Valencia, entitle “3D printing technologies, new possibilities for customized products and services for TOC” – At 12:00 pm in the Seminar Room

3D printing technologies, new possibilities for customized products and services for TOC There will be first an introduction to the activities of the IBV (Valencia Biomechanics Institute), to then explain the biomechanical bases of additive manufacturing through EBV that led

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Seminar of Dr. Eric Jägle, from the Max Planck Institute of Metals Research in Düsseldorf (Germany), entitle “Alloys for Additive Manufacturing, Alloys by Additive Manufacturing” – At 11:00 am in the Seminar Room

Abstract As Additive Manufacturing technologies are being adopted in more and more industries, the focus of research and development is shifting to the materials in use. On the one hand, limited processability of high-performance materials restrict the robustness of the

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Annual report 2017 is out

The outcome of the research activities performed during year 2017 is summarized in this document. Information about the centre Principal Investigators, current research projects, research infrastructures as well as dissemination activities can be found in this annual report, together with

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Seminar of Prof. Marisol – Martín González, from the Instituto de Micro y Nanotecnología, entitle “Nanoengineering thermoelectrics to improve their efficiency: some examples” – At 12:00 am in the Seminar Room

Short summary of her group Functional Nanoscale Devices for Energy Recovery Group (FINDER) (Instituto de Micro y Nanotecnología) Their research is focused on the optimization of thermoelectric devices via nanostructuration. A thermoelectric device is  able to transform temperature differences into

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Seminar of Dr. Thomas Bieler, from the department of Physical Metallurgy, Grain Boundaries, Crystal Plasticity from IMDEA Materials, entitle “The challenge of finding critical resolved shear stress values for meso-scale modeling of  titanium alloys” – At 12:00 am in the Seminar Room

Short bio: Professor Thomas R. Bieler earned a B.A. in Applied Mechanics at University of California at San Diego in 1978 followed by a M.S. In Ceramic Engineering at University of Washington (Seattle) in 1980.  He worked for five years at

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Seminar of Prof. Efstathios I. Melts, from the Department of Materials Science and Engineering of the University of Texas at Arlington, entitle “The Quest for New Materials: Interface-engineered Materials” – At 12:00 am in the Seminar Room

ABSTRACT Atomic interface structures provide a unique opportunity to design new materials that can provide promising solutions to future technological demands. This talk presents an overview of two diverse areas of activity at the Surface and Nano Engineering Laboratory at

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Seminar of Prof. Jiacheng Wang, from the Shanghai Institute of Ceramics, Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS), entitle “Emerging Materials for Electrocatalysis” – At 11:30 am in the Seminar Room

Abstract Platinum-based materials are highly active as the electrocatalysts both in hydrogen evolution reaction (HER) and oxygen reduction reaction (ORR) in fuel cells, but high cost limits its wide applications. In this talk, the reporter summarized the recent research progress

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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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