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Group Opportunities

We are always looking for motivated students to join our ranks. We are interested in engaging with passionate people at all stages of their academic careers including: undergraduate researchers, graduate students, and postdoctoral…

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Ritesh and Junaid Qualify

Congratulations to Ritesh and Junaid for successfully passing their qualifying exams. Well done!

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Competing mechanisms of deformation twinning paper published!

Proud to report our article on the competition between thickening and nucleation of deformation twins has been published in the International Journal of Plasticity. https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0749641919308216?via=ihub

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New paper in Nanoscale

Our new paper on the toughening effects of polymers in 2D materials has been published in Nanoscale. https://pubs.rsc.org/en/content/articlehtml/2019/nr/c9nr01453e

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Senior Design Expo Award Winners

Congratulations to Ningmu, Qiuyuan, Jeremy, Ivan, and Luke for taking home the top prize in the structural engineering category at the 2019 Senior Design and Expo!

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TMS 2019

Matt delivered 2 talks at TMS 2019 in San Antonio. The conference was an excellent opportunity to catch-up with old colleagues, make new connections, and hear some really great talks!