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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.

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 market

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

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 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 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