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Defensa de Tesis Doctoral de Elisa Fresta titulado «Más allá de los emisores tradicionales en células electroquímicas emisoras de luz» – 9 de septiembre, 2020

La Defensa Doctoral tendrá lugar el 9 de septiembre a las 10:00 hr, en la Universidad Autonoma de Madrid (UAM). La asistencia será a modo remoto. La disertación se titula "Más allá de los emisores tradicionales en células electroquímicas emisoras de luz". Ha sido supervisada por el Dr. Rubén

Defensa de Tesis Doctoral de Barbara Bellón titulado «Multiscale Experimental Characterization and Modelling Validation of Microstructure and Mechanical Properties of Engineering Alloys» – 8 de septiembre, 2020

La Defensa Doctoral tendrá lugar el 8 de septiembre a las 16:00 hr, en la "Sala Verde" (1ª planta) de "ETSI Caminos Canales y Puertos" La disertación se titula "Multiscale Experimental Characterization and Modelling Validation of Microstructure and Mechanical Properties of Engineering Alloys".

Seminarios web sobre las propiedades dinámicas de los compuestos.

A lo largo de julio organizaremos 4 seminarios web en el marco del proyecto DYNACOMP: 8, 15, 22 y 29 de julio Esta serie de cuatro seminarios web gratuitos tiene como objetivo proporcionar a los ingenieros e investigadores especializados en el campo un rápido conocimiento del estado del arte con

La Conferencia EMMC17 ha sido cancelada.

Debido a los últimos eventos relacionados con la situación de COVID-19 en España y Europa, lamentamos informarle que hemos decidido cancelar la Conferencia de EMMC17 en Madrid. Ha sido una pena ya que la conferencia indicaba un gran éxito. http://www.emmc17.org/

Seminario del Dr. Laurent Capolungo del Laboratorio Nacional de Los Álamos, titulado «Twin transmission across grain boundaries in Mg»- 9 de marzo a las 12:00 hr en la Sala de Seminarios

Abstract Transmission of mechanical twins across grain boundaries in Mg is a mechanism that can facilitate intergranular crack propagation by providing a path to cracks along along the twin interface. Clearly, understanding twin transmission requires us to understand twin growth. Traditionally,

Defensa de Tesis Doctoral de Hugo Mora titulado «Development and characterization of advanced thin coatings on nanostructured titanium for biomedical applications» – 7 de febrero, 2020

La Defensa Doctoral tendrá lugar el 7 de febrero a las 16:00 hr, en el Campus de Leganes de la Universidad Carlos III de Madrid.  Aula: Adoración de Miguel 1.2.C16 en el edificio Betancourt La disertación se titula "Development and characterization of advanced thin coatings on

First Year Assessment de Thomas Isensee «Three-dimensional needle network model for dendritic growth with fluid flow»- 17 de Enero, en la Sala de Seminarios a las 12:00 hr

Resumen: In metals and alloys, complex solidification microstructures, such as dendrites, arise from a subtle interplay between phenomena occurring at much different scales: from atom attachment kinetics to macroscopic transport of heat and species in the different phases. As such, solidification

Seminario de Dr. Jennifer Patterson de BIOFABICS en Portugal, titulado «Next Generation Biomaterials for Health Care» – 16 de enero a las 12:00 hr en la Sala de Seminarios

Biomaterials are traditionally defined as materials that are intended to interact with biological systems, and a number of metals, ceramics, and polymers have been developed over the years as biomaterials for use in medical devices or implants. However, new challenges in application areas such as

Seminario del Dr. Monica Echeverry de la Universidad Shanghai Jiao Tong, titulado «Development of Biodegradable Magnesium-Based Supports for Stem Cell Therapy of Vascular Disease» – 9 de enero a las 12:00 hr en la Sala de Seminarios

Resumen: Magnesium (Mg) is a widely used material in industrial applications due its low weight, ductility and good mechanical properties. For clinical applications such as non-permanent implants Mg is considered as a good option because it is biodegradable and its degradation products are not

First Year Assessment de Alvaro Doñoro, titulado «Stable lithium-sulfur batteries through electrode and interface engineering» – 20 de diciembre, en la Sala de Seminarios a las 12:00 hr

Abstract: Rechargeable lithium-ion (Li-ion) batteries have become one of the most convenient options for advanced energy storage technologies, getting to dominate the battery market. Nevertheless, they cannot satisfy the ever increasing demand of energy density that is needed for both nowadays and

Defensa de Tesis Doctoral de Jifeng Li titulado “Crystal Plasticity Simulation of the Thermo-mechanical Coupled Behavior in Polycrystalline Metals” – 17 de diciembre, 2019  

La Defensa Doctoral tendrá lugar, a las 12:30 hr, el próximo martes 17 de diciembre en la Sala de Seminarios del departamento de Materiales de la Escuela de Ingenieros de Caminos, UPM. La disertación se titula “Crystal Plasticity Simulation of the Thermo-mechanical Coupled Behavior in

Seminario del Dr. Michalis Agoras de la Universidad de Tesalia (Grecia), titulado Homogenization Methods For Elasto-Viscoplastic Composites» – 18 de diciembre a las 12:00 hr en la Sala de Seminarios

ABSTRACT In this work, following Agoras et al. [1], we develop a homogenization procedure for particulate composites with elasto-viscoplastic constituents. By employing a standard time-discretization scheme for the local stress rate, we show that the associated time-incremental homogenization

First Year Assessment de Anna Espasa titulado «Polymer-protein phosphors for optoelectronic applications»- 29 de Noviembre, en la Sala de Seminarios a las 10:00 hr

Polymer-protein phosphors for optoelectronic applications Resumen: Bio-hybrid light-emitting diodes (Bio-LEDs) are lighting devices merging inorganic light-emitting diodes with fluorescent proteins (FP) acting as both color down-conversion and encapsulation systems. This new lighting concept

Defensa de Tesis Doctoral de Vanesa Martínez titulado “Design, Manufacture and Evaluation of Partially-Cured Composite Materials” – 12 de noviembre, 2019

La Defensa Doctoral tendrá lugar, a las 12:00 hr, el próximo martes 12 de noviembre en el edificio Betancourt de la sala Adoración de Miguel 1.2.C16 de la Universidad Carlos III de Leganes. La disertación se titula “Design, Manufacture and Evaluation of Partially-Cured Composite Materials”. 

Defensa de Tesis Doctoral de Vanesa Martínez titulado “Design, Manufacture and Evaluation of Partially-Cured Composite Materials” – 12 de noviembre, 2019

La Defensa Doctoral tendrá lugar, a las 12:00 hr, el próximo martes 12 de noviembre en el edificio Betancourt de la sala Adoración de Miguel 1.2.C16 de la Universidad Carlos III de Leganes. La disertación se titula “Design, Manufacture and Evaluation of Partially-Cured Composite Materials”. 

Seminario del Dr. Ana González de la Universidad de Cambridge – Emerson Inc., titulado «Meeting climate targets with both eyes open: How can we meet the growing demand for materials without destroying the environment?» – 22 de noviembre las 11:00 hr en la Sala de Seminarios

Meeting climate targets with both eyes open: How can we meet the growing demand for materials without destroying the environment? Presenter: Dr Ana González Hernández (Emerson) – Sustainability and Decarbonisation Manager. Collaborator and Author: Dr Jonathan M. Cullen (Resource Efficiency

Seminario del Dr. Enrique Martínez del Laboratorio Nacional de Los Álamos, EUA, titulado «Outstanding Radiation Resistance of Tungsten-based High Entropy Alloys» – 5 de noviembre las 12:00 hr en la Sala de Seminarios

Outstanding Radiation Resistance of Tungsten-based High Entropy Alloys O. El-Atwani1, N. Li1, M. Li2, A. Devaraj3, J. K. S. Baldwin1, M. M. Schneider1, D. Sobieraj4, J. S. Wrobel4, D. D. Nguyen-Manh5, S. A. Maloy1, and E. Martinez6 1 Materials Science and Technology Division, Los Alamos

Seminario del Prof. Sabu Thomas de la Universidad Mahatma Gandhi (India), titulado «Interfacial Modification in Nanocomposites to Tailor Functionalities» – 21 de octubre a las 12:00 hr en la Sala de Seminarios

Resumen The talk will concentrate  on various approaches being used to engineer materials at the nanoscale for various applications in future technologies. In particular, the case of clay, carbon  nanostructures (e.g. nanotubes, graphene), metal oxides, bionanomaterials (cellulose,

Seminario del Dr. Gustavo M. Castelluccio de la Universidad de Cranfield (Inglaterra), titulado «Physics-based models for fatigue damage» – 17 de octubre a las 13:00 hr en la Sala de Seminarios

Resumen: Physics-based models for fatigue damage. Fatigue failure prognosis requires understanding the mechanical response of materials under myriads of service conditions. Most approaches that predict the response of metals rely on correlations between phenomenological formulations

First Year Assessment de Cristina Madrona titulado «Intercalation of Carbon Nanotube Fibers: Exploiting Low-Dimensional Properties of Carbon Nanotubes in Macroscopic Yarns for Charge Transfer and Storage»- 8 de Octubre, en la Sala de Seminarios a las 12:00 hr

Abstract: The project topic is gas phase intercalation of carbon nanotube fibers (CNTFs), with the intention of enhancing their conductivity without introducing defects in the carbon lattice. Furthermore, the main structural parameters of bundles of carbon nanotubes required for an homogeneous

First Year Assessment de Iker Lizarralde titulado «Dimensional Stability of CFRP Prepared by Infusion Processes»- 4 de Octubre, en la Sala de Seminarios a las 12:00 hr

The aeronautical structures manufactured by composite laminates experience damage as a result of the severe thermal and chemical conditions to which they are subjected during flight. Microcracks are one of the most common manifestations in terms of damage. Therefore, the study of its generation and

«Women in 3D Printing» en Madrid

El próximo 24 de Octubre acogeremos la siguiente reunión de “Women in 3 Printing”,a las 17:45. Algunos de nuestros investigadores presentarán los proyectos en los que están trabajando, y posteriormente se realizará una visita a las instalaciones del instituto. Muchas gracias a María Teresa Pérez

First Year Assessment de Juan Luis de Pablos titulado «Formulation, implementation and statistical analysis of material models for metals subjected to high strain rates and high temperature»- 26 de septiembre, en el Auditorio, a las 12:00 hr.

Abstract The commercial aviation industry is a field of innovation and vanguard technology application, in which competitiveness is a critical need. As a consequence, new materials and techniques take place continuously with the purpose of creating a significant advantage in relation to other

First Year Assessment de Alba Martínez titulado «Integration and properties of carbon nanotube fiber electrodes and new electrolytes in dye-sensitized solar cells»- En la Sala de Seminarios a las 12:00 hr

Resumen: Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells (DSSCs) are a promising alternative to Si solar cells, with efficiencies of 14% under sunlight and 28.9% under ambient light. DSSCs’ components can separately be optimized. One of the major challenges is replacing Pt-counter-electrode (CE), due to its

Defensa de Tesis Doctoral de Almudena Casado titulado “Wettability and infiltración of liquid Silicon on serveral substrates” – 16 de septiembre, 2019

La Defensa Doctoral tendrá lugar, a las 11:00 hr, el próximo lunes 16 de septiembre en el aula adoración de Miguel 1.2.c.16 de la Universidad Carlos III de Leganes. La disertación se titula “Wettability and infiltración of liquid Silicon on serveral substrates”.  Ha sido supervisada por el

Seminario del Dr. Ysmael Verde del «Tecnológico Nacional de México», titulado «Doped carbon nanostructures for electrochemical energy devices» – 13 de septiembre a las 11:00 hr en la Sala de Seminarios

Abstract: Carbon nanotubes, graphene and graphene oxides have been under development due to their suitable properties to be applied in electrochemical energy devices such as supercapacitors, batteries and fuel cells. Recently, carbon nanostructures doped with heteroatoms have demonstrated to play

Defensa de Tesis Doctoral de Jingya Wang titulado “High throughput investigation of diffusion and solid solution hardening of HCP Mg alloys” – 11 de septiembre, 2019

La Defensa Doctoral tendrá lugar, a las 12:00 hr, el próximo miercoles 11 de septiembre en la Sala de Seminarios de la Universidad Caminos, Puertos y Canales de la UPM. La disertación se titula “High throughput investigation of diffusion and solid solution hardening of HCP Mg alloys”.  Ha

Defensa de Tesis Doctoral de Juan José Torres titulado “A study of the factors influencing air removal in Out-of-Autoclave processing of composites” – 29 de julio, 2019

La Defensa Doctoral tendrá lugar, a las 12:00 hr, el próximo lunes 29 de julio en la Sala Verde de Caminos, Puertos y Canales de la UPM. La disertación se titula “A study of the factors influencing air removal in Out-of-Autoclave processing of composites”. Ha sido supervisada por el Prof. Carlos

Seminario del Zhouwen Zhao de la Universidad de Michigan, titulado «Critical Resolved Shear Stresses (CRSS) of Hexagonal Titanium from Nanoindentation Optimization» – A las 13:00 hr en la Sala de Seminarios

Abstract: Titanium and its alloys are important engineering materials due to their low density, high strength, and good bio-compatibility. The study of critical resolved shear stress (CRSS) values of basal, prismatic, and pyramidal ⟨c + a⟩ slip systems has been a hot topic in the community as

Seminario del Dr. Enzo Liotti de la Universidad de Oxford, titulado «In-situ x-ray imaging studies of solidification» – A las 12:30 hr en la Sala de Seminarios

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.

First Year Assessment de Akshya Kumar Pandey titulado «Developing Ti- and Fe-based powders for laser additive manufacturing of ultrafine eutectics» – En la Sala de Seminarios a las 12:00 hr

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

Seminario del Dr. Manas Upadhyay, de la Universidad Politecnica de Paris, titulado «Micromechanical response during biaxial load path changes of stainless steel: insitu neutron diffraction and multi-scale modeling» – A las 12:30 hr en la Sala de Seminarios  

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

Seminario de Andrew Cole Bergan, Investigador en el Centro de Investigación Langley de la NASA, titulado «Establishing Predictive Capability for Progressive Damage and Failure in Composite Structures: A Perspective on Virtual Testing»- 21 de Mayo, a las 12:00 hr en la Sala de Seminarios

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 conducted at

Gran trabajo de nuestros trabajadores en la Feria de Madrid por la Ciencia y la Innovación 2019 el pasado mes de Marzo. ¡Gracias a todos!

Fue una gran oportunidad el haber podido transmitir la investigación de excelencia en ciencia e ingeniería de materiales a todos los asistentes a la Feria.  Ayudando a despertar el interés a resolver los retos de la sociedad y fomentar el desarrollo sostenible en Madrid. Los Investigadores de IMDEA

Defensa de Tesis Doctoral de Chuanyun Wang titulado «Fast Mapping of Microstructure and Mechanical Properties in Titanium Alloys by Kinetic Diffusion Multiple Approach»

La Defensa Doctoral tendrá lugar, a las 12:00 hr, el próximo martes 28 de marzo en la Sala de Seminarios de la Escuela de Caminos, Puertos y Canales de la UPM. La disertación se titula  "Fast Mapping of Microstructure and Mechanical Properties in Titanium Alloys by Kinetic Diffusion Multiple

IMDEA Materiales en la Feria Madrid por la Ciencia y la Innovación.

Desde el 28 hasta el 31 de marzo, se celebra en IFEMA la Feria Madrid por la Ciencia y la Innovación en el marco de la Semana de la Educación. IMDEA Materiales participa activamente en este importante evento de divulgación para la región, mostrando y explicando a todos los visitantes, de una manera

Defensa de Tesis Doctoral de Deng Xiangxing titulado “Development of new Cr-based hardmetals by liquid phase sintering and spark plasma sintering» supervisado por el Dr. Andrea García-Junceda

La Defensa PhD tendrá lugar, a las 11:30, el próximo lunes 25 de marzo en la Universidad Carlos III (Leganes), en el aula 3.S1.08. La disertación se titula  “Development of new Cr-based hardmetals by liquid phase sintering and spark plasma sintering" Este es el link de cómo llegar por

First Year Assessment de Nana Chen titulado «Microstructure evolution and deformation mechanisms in metastable beta titanium alloy» – En la Sala de Seminarios a las 12:00 hr

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