Actividades

Defensa de Doctorado de Ignacio López titulada “Hierarchical Microstructures to Overcome the Conflict Between Strength and Toughness of Hard Coatings: Tin/Ni as a Model System” – 21 de junio de 2022.

La Defensa de Doctorado tendrá lugar el 21 de junio a las 5:00 pm en la Universidad de Texas en Arlington. Será de forma online. La disertación se titula “Hierarchical Microstructures to Overcome the Conflict Between Strength and Toughness of Hard Coatings: Tin/Ni as a Model System”. Ha sido

Seminario del Dr. Kendell Pawelec de la Universidad del Estado de Michigan, titulado: «Engineering Materials for the Translation of Biomedical Devices». El día 27 de junio, a las 11:00 am, en la Sala de Seminarios.

Resumen: The goal of regenerative medicine is to control an individual’s healing response after trauma, working at the cellular level to repair damaged tissue. However, to successfully intervene in tissue repair, there must be a basic understanding of the types of signals cells receive from their

First Year Assessment de Ángela Castro, titulado «Alveolar-Capillary Membrane Chip: a new perspective for the study of lung diseases»- 17 de junio, 2022 – 12:00 pm.

Resumen: The current global pandemic (COVID-19) and other recent major epidemics, including SARS and MERS and the historical Spanish flu, are caused by respiratory viruses that affect the lung. To better understand the pathophysiology of these diseases and develop preventive and therapeutic

Seminario del Dr. Raymundo Arróyave de la Universidad de Texas A&M, titulado: «Towards 3D+ Printing of Metals and Alloys». El día 3 de junio, a las 12:00 pm, en la Sala de Seminarios.

Resumen: The current paradigm that guides many materials and manufacturing research is to optimize a materials’ (hierarchical) structure to accomplish a specific function and then assemble different components made with different materials into ever more complex arrangements in order to realize

Defensa de Doctorado de Álvaro Doñoro titulada “Baterías estables de litio-azufre mediante ingeniería de electrodos e interfaces” – 17 de junio de 2022.

La Defensa de Doctorado tendrá lugar el 17 de junio, a las 11:00 hr, en el Salón de Grados (Módulo 8) de la Facultad de Ciencias de la Universidad Autónoma de Madrid (Cantoblanco). La disertación se titula “Stable lithium-sulfur batteries through electrode and interface engineering”. Ha sido

Seminario del Prof. Jesús Ruiz de la Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, titulado: «Residual stresses and hydrogen embrittlement». 13 de julio, a las 12:00 pm, en la Sala de Seminarios.

Abstract: Residual stresses are those that remain in the material after external loads have been removed. To satisfy static equilibrium, they are self-equilibrating. Residual stresses are generated as a response of the material to inhomogeneous permanent inelastic strains. The latter will induce

Seminario del Dr. Monsur Islam del Instituto de Tecnología de Microestructuras, Instituto de Tecnología de Karlsruhe, titulado: «3D shaping of carbon to engineered living carbon materials ». 31 de mayo, a las 12:00 pm, en la Sala de Seminarios.

Resumen: Carbon microelectromechanical system (carbon MEMS) has emerged as a technique alternative to silicon-based MEMS technologies in the last two decades. Although carbon-MEMS allows for the fabrication of 3D carbon microstructures useful for several applications, complex architectures are

Seminario del Dr. Mauricio Ponga, del departamento de Ingeniería Mecánica de la Universidad de Columbia Británica, titulado: «Computational design of ultra-strong high-entropy alloys manufactured via additive manufacturing processes». 11 de mayo, a las 12:00 pm, en la Sala de Seminarios.

Resumen y bibiografía: High-entropy alloys (HEAs) are multi-principal elements materials that challenge the traditional alloy design techniques. Due to their large design space and ample mechanical, optical, electrical, and thermal properties, HEAs are exiting material systems to explore and

First Year Assessment de Javier García-Pérez, titulado «Hydrogels and Nanocomposites for Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicin»- 22 de abril, 2022 -10:00 hr.

Resumen: Hydrogels are used as scaffolds in Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine (TERM) for different applications such as delivery vehicles for bioactive molecules, space filling agents and as three-dimensional structures hosting cells to stimulate the regeneration of the desired tissue.

1ª edición del “3 minutes Thesis Talk (3MT)” de IMDEA Materiales

Hoy, 24 de marzo, en IMDEA Materiales, tuvo lugar el primer “Thesis Talk” 2022. Dicha actividad es un concurso de comunicación de investigación reconocido internacionalmente desarrollado por la Universidad de Queensland en 2008. Se trata de una actividad en la que los doctorandos presentan sus

Defensa de Tesis de Nana Chen titulada “Tuning the mechanical properties of metastable beta titanium alloys through the control of microstructure and deformation mechanisms”.– 23 de marzo de 2022.

La Defensa Doctoral tendrá lugar el miércoles 23 de marzo a las 09:30 am de forma remota. La disertación se titula “Tuning the mechanical properties of metastable beta titanium alloys through the control of microstructure and deformation mechanisms”. Ha sido supervisada por el Prof. Jon

Defensa de Tesis de Andrea Fernández titulada “Recovery and re-use of carbon fibres from recycled end-of-life epoxy based composites” – 1 de abril de 2022.

La Defensa Doctoral tendrá lugar el 1 de abril a las 11:00 am en la Sala “3.S01.08 “de la Universidad Carlos III de Leganes en Madrid. La disertación se titula «Recovery and re-use of carbon fibres from recycled end-of-life epoxy based composites». Ha sido supervisada por el Prof. Jon Mikel

First Year Assessment de María Dolores Martin, titulado «Microstructure-Topology-Mechanical Properties relationship of 3D printed Mg-based scaffolds for biomedical applications (TOPOMAG-3D)»- 18 de marzo, 2022 -12:00 hr.

Resumen: Magnesium and its alloys are promising biodegradable metal scaffolds for potential bone regeneration applications, such as bioabsorbable implants. However, for this to be possible, further developments are necessary. On the one hand, Mg tends to corrode at a high rate, leading to

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

Del 2 al 5 de marzo se celebra en la Institución Ferial de Madrid (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 divulgativo para la Comunidad de Madrid, los días 4 y 5 de marzo,

Jornadas de impresión 3D en Madrid

El próximo 16 de marzo, IMDEA Materiales acogerá la primera edición de las "Jornadas de impresión 3D en Madrid". En el evento se mostrarán los desarrollos realizados por IMDEA Materiales en el proyecto MAT4.0, financiado por la Comunidad de Madrid, las oportunidades de financiación del CDTI para las

«3rd PhD day» de IMDEA Materiales

¿Qué puedo hacer una vez acabado el Máster? ¿Por qué no hacer un doctorado en materiales? El Instituto IMDEA Materiales te invita a conocer la relevancia de hacer un doctorado en un centro de investigación multidisciplinar e internacional a través de la experiencia de nuestros alumni y por compañías

First Year Assessment de Elahe Kazemi titulado «Data-driven development to predict the structure-property relations of polymers with machine learning and Group Interaction Modelling» – 17 de febrero, 2022 -12:00 hr.

Resumen: In this research work, the combination of the data-driven approaches based on the machine learning method and the group interactions modeling is used to predict the thermomechanical and mechanical properties of the vast number of polymers. The macroscopic properties of polymers were

Seminario del Prof. Jaime Marian, científico visitante de IMDEA Materiales, titulado: «Elasto-plastic stochasticity: the role of atomic level fluctuations on mesoscale deformation properties in metals». 15 de febrero, a las 12:00 pm, en la Sala de Seminarios.

Resumen: Materials deformation is ultimate controlled by physical processes at the atomic scale. In many cases, these processes are controlled by fluctuations characterized by highly stochastic behavior. While we have learned to subsume this stochasticity into continuum laws that describe average

Seminario del Dr. David Rodney, del Instituto de Luz y Materia (Institut Lumière Matière) de la Universidad de Lyon, titulado: «Alloy plasticity: insights from ab initio and elasticity». 14 de febrero, a las 11:00 am, en la Sala de Seminarios.

Resumen: Solid solution strengthening is a classical metallurgical process that has been brought to the center stage by the development of high entropy alloys. Solutes may affect dislocations at different levels, from their core structure to their long-range glide, depending on the alloy

First Year Assessment de Guillermo Domínguez titulado «Degradation studies and biological cytocompatibility of biodegradable materials for tissue engineering application»- 4 de febrero, 2022 -12:00 hr.

Resumen: Biodegradable materials are an option where problems related with permanent implants induce complications in the long term, especially for bone and cardiovascular application. Research have focused on different materials for these applications, such as bioceramics, polymers, metals or

Seminario del Dr. Javad Kadkhodapour, de la Universidad de Stuttgart, titulado: «Modeling advanced materials across length scales: toward an application-specific computational design». 27 de enero, a las 11:00 pm en la Sala de Seminarios.

Resumen: The combination of experiment, simulation, and data plays an important role in the development and characterization of advanced materials.In the first part of the presentation, this combination and the implications of the activities for advanced multiphase steels are described and

Seminario del Dr. Jaime S. Sanchez de la Universidad Tecnológica de Chalmers (Suecia), titulado «All-Electrochemical Graphene Composite Multilayers Deposited on Carbon Fibers and 3D-Foams for Energy Storage» – 27 de enero, a las 12:00 pm en el auditorio.

Resumen: Major breakthroughs in batteries would require the development of new composite materials, with a precisely controlled nanoscale architecture. These materials can be synthesized directly on the electrodes using electrochemical methods, allowing sequential deposition, high structural

Seminario del Prof. Bianchi Mendez, del departamento de Fisica de la Universidad Complutense de Madrid, titulado «Nano-heterostructures based on wide bandgap semiconducting oxides: Synthesis and optical properties» – 26 de noviembre 11:00 am en el auditorio.

Resumen: Wide band gap (WBG) oxides are currently attracting a lot of attention due to both their versatility in achieving a nanostructured architecture as well as from their capability of interacting with the ultraviolet radiation. In this talk, I will present our latest results concerning the

Seminario del Prof. Carlos Molpecere, de la Universidad Politecnica de Madrid (Centro Laser), titulado «Laser bioprinting from single cell to tissue engineering » – 29 de octubre 11:00 pm en la Sala de Seminario

Abstract: Laser bioprinting is a very promising technique that has demonstrated an outstanding cell viability. With an appropriate process parameterization single cell printing is possible with high spatial accuracy. In this seminar, current developments at Laser center UPM in the field of laser

First Year Assessment de Junchen Xiao titulado «Predicting the fire performance of flame retardant polymer composites with data-driven approach»- 29 de octubre, 2021 -12:00 hr.

Resumen: Functional polymer composites are applied in various fields in industry and daily lives. To overcome the main weakness of polymer materials, the high sensitivity to fire and other high temperature sources, flame retardancy is requested to the polymer composites. Generally, it is to find

First Year Assessment de Xiang Ao titulado «Surface Protective Coating for enhanced fire safety and fire structural properties of Vinyl Ester Resin (VER) based Structural omposites» – 28 de octubre, 2021 -12:00 hr.

Resumen: The fiber-reinforced polymer (FRP) composites are gaining increasing popularity due to their high strength to weight ratio, weight reduction properties. However, the heat/fire vulnerability of polymer-bsased tructural composites brings abrupt mechanical properties reduction with

Defensa de Tesis Doctoral de Venkata Sai titulada «Nanoscale engineered electrode materials for high performance lithium-ion batteries» – 15 de octubre, 2021, a las 11:00 am.

La Defensa Doctoral tendrá lugar el 15 de octubre a las 11:00 am en la Sala de Grados, modulo 8, Facultad de Ciencias de la Universidad Autónoma de Madrid. La disertación se titula «Nanoscale engineered electrode materials for high performance lithium-ion batteries». Ha sido supervisada por

First Year Assessment de Carmen Martínez titulado «The effect of mechanical strains on the catalytic activity of transition metals for the hydrogen evolution and the oxygen reduction reactions»- 1 de Octubre, 2021 – 10:00 am

Abstract: Catalysts design has been one of the most relevant issues for the hydrogen economy during decades, especially for the hydrogen evolution reaction (HER) and the oxygen reduction reaction (ORR). These catalytic processes are controlled by the electronic structure of the catalyst, that can

First Year Assessment de Venkatesh Sivagnana titulado «New high entropy alloy formulations developed using advanced powder metallurgy routes for high temperature applications»- 1 de octubre, 2021.

Abstract: High entropy alloys (HEAs) have recently garnered significant research attention due to the variety of properties they offer, including high strength, fracture resistance, thermal stability, wear resistance, corrosion resistance and irradiation resistance. When it comes to processing of

Seminario del Prof. Johan Christensen, de la Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, titulado «Vibrant future for acoustic and mechanical metamaterials» – 24 de septiembre a las 12:30 pm en el Auditorio.

Resumen: The boost experienced by acoustic and mechanical metamaterial research during the past years has been driven by the ability to sculpture the flow of sound waves and vibrations at will. Metamaterials, which come in all kinds of shapes and forms, have initially been designed for

Seminario del Dr. Harun Tüysüz del Instituto Max-Planck für Kohlenforschung en Alemania, titulado «Tailor-made Nanostructured Catalysts for Photo- and Electro-chemical Energy Conversion» – 22 de septiembre a las 12:00 pm en el Auditorio.

Resumen: The particular research interest of the speaker is the design and development of well-defined nanostructured materials and studying their structure-activity relationships for sustainable energy related catalytic transformations. After a brief introduction, the focus of the first part

La ciencia, la mejor aliada del Planeta

Todos tenemos la responsabilidad de intentar preservar el medio ambiente lo mejor posible. Sin embargo, si te dedicas a la investigación, tu responsabilidad es aún mayor. Al menos eso es lo que creen los investigadores de los Institutos IMDEA. El próximo viernes 24 de septiembre, en el marco de la

Seminario del Sergio Sanchez González de la Universidad Northumbria, titulado «Metallic materials for biodegradable implants and antimicrobial surfaces» – 22 de julio las 12:00 pm en la Sala de Seminario.

Abstract Metallic materials are of interest in the healthcare sector because they can be used for multiple applications including as biodegradable implants and as antimicrobial touch surfaces for hospitals and other healthcare settings. With an ever-increasing demand for materials that need to

First Year Assessment of Lucia Cobian, entitle «Experimental-Numerical Analysis of Polymer Based Lattice Materials Fabricated with Additive Manufacturing» – 24th of June, 2021, a las 12:00 pm.

Resumen: Lattice materials are materials constituted by the repetition of small cells composed of structural units as bars, beams or shells, which form a lattice. The cell geometry can be designed to have an outstanding macroscopic response such as very high specific stiffness or energy

First Year Assessment de Isabel Gómez titulado «Synthesis and Characterization of inorganic nanowires via Floating Catalyst Chemical Vapour Deposition»- 12:00 pm, 25 de Junio, 2021.

Resumen: The work presented is the result of a year studying the growth of inorganic nanowires by floating catalyst chemical vapour deposition (FCCVD) with the objective of applying this technique to the synthesis of metal oxide nanowires. The differences between substrated-CVD and FCCVD

Defensa de Tesis Doctoral de Mario Rueda titulado «Experimental and computational micromechanics of fibre-reinforced polymer composites at high strain rates» – 25 de junio, 2021.

La Defensa Doctoral tendrá lugar el 25 de junio a las 12:00 pm en la "Sala Verde" de la Escuela de Caminos, Canales y Puertos de la UPM. La disertación se titula "Experimental and computational micromechanics of fibre-reinforced polymer composites at high strain rates" Ha sido supervisada por

First Year Assessment de Keayvan Keramati titulado «Race Tracking Study during RTM and predict it with machine learning by CFD generated data»- 28 de Mayo, 2021, a las 11:00 am.

Resumen: Resin transfer molding (RTM) is a closed-mold procedure in the composite manufacturing process. The resin enters the mold from the inlet port, and the gradient pressure of the inlet and outlet makes the flow move into the mold. A common disturbance that happened during the process is

«2nd PhD Meeting» de IMDEA Materiales

¿Quieres desarrollar tu carrera en el ámbito de la ciencia y la innovación? ¿Te gustaría hacer tu Doctorado en una investigación más aplicada y cercana al mercado? ¡Ven a ver los proyectos en los que podrías trabajar con nosotros el próximo 6 de Febrero!

Andrea Fernández, considerada “Influencer 20.0”.

¡Nuestra compañera Andrea Fernández, considerada “Influencer 20.0”! Ha sido protagonista de esta consideración gracias a su investigación para ayudar a los demás y tratar de hacer un mundo mejor. En el siguiente link podréis ver toda la información al igual que el video donde le hacen una

Seminario del Prof. Dan Mordehai de Technion (Facultad de Ingeniería Mecánica), titulado «Microstructure-based Plasticity of Metals – Going from the Atomic to the Continuum Scale» – 22 de abril a las 12:00 pm en el Auditorio.

Resumen: Microstructural defects on the atomic level are known to be responsible to the macroscopic deformation of metals. Despite, the study of microstructure-based plasticity of metals is still a great challenge owing to the multiphysics and multiscale nature of plasticity. In this talk, I will

First Year Assessment de Andres Sierra titulado «Microstructural design in novel stainless steels via quenching and partitioning to improve their mechanical properties»- 12 de Marzo, 2021.

Resumen: The quenching and partitioning (Q&P) process is a relatively new heat treatment (2003) aimed at the creation of a multi-phase microstructure of tempered martensite and stabilized retained austenite. This microstructure enhances the mechanical properties of the steel, achieving an

First Year Assessment de Alvaro Méndez titulado «Harder and tougher AlTi(B)N coatings deposited by HiPIMS for high temperature applications» – 1 de febrero, 2021, a las 12:00.

Abstract: A novel series of multilayered nanocomposite materials based on the AlTiN system with high Al content and the addition of B as the successful element for obtaining the amorphous phase are presented. The coatings were grown using co-deposition reactive HiPIMS from an alloyed TiAl(X)

La noche Europea de los investigadores en Madrid

Investigadores de los 7 institutos IMDEA hablarán de grandes investigadoras que han sido o podrían ser protagonistas en la gran pantalla. Nuestras compañeras Monica Echeverry Rendon y Eugenia Nieto Valeiras serán las protagonistas de este gran encuentro. Tendrá lugar el 27 de noviembre de

First Year Assessment de Xiaolu Li, titulado «Highly-sensitive Flame-retardant Smart Sensor for Early Warning Fire Detection to Polymer-based Materials» – 23 de noviembre a las 14:30 hr

Resumen: Fire hazard is one of the major disasters that threaten public safety seriously. Once a fire occurs, the fire will spread quickly along some flammable materials, which bring much difficulty to control the fire. The fire hazard will cause casualties, considerable property loss and medical

Defensa de Tesis Doctoral de Yunfu Ou titulado «Hybrid FRP/CNT veil hierarchical composites with enhanced interlaminar properties and integrated multifunctionalities» – 20 de noviembre, 2020

La Defensa Doctoral tendrá lugar el 20 de noviembre a las 12:00 hr. La asistencia será a modo remoto. La disertación se titula "High Strain Rate Mechanical Behavior of Advanced High Strength Steels" Abstract: While FRP composites are extensively used in structural components due to their

Los resultados del proyecto MSCA IF ENERYARN sobre tejidos multifuncionales de CNTs han sido destacados por la Comisión Europea

En el proyecto MSCA IF ENERYARN , Dr. Anastasiia Mikhalchan trabajó en el desarrollo de estrategias para estirar hilos de nanotubos de carbono (CNTs) y en nuevas formas de estudiar materiales compuestos capaces de almacenar energía. Los nuevos métodos trataron el problema del alineamiento de las

Semana de la ciencia y la Innovación de Madrid en IMDEA Materiales

Un año más, IMDEA Materiales estará presente en la Semana de la Ciencia y la Innovación de Madrid, que se celebrará del 2 al 15 de noviembre de 2020. Este año las actividades serán de forma «online» con la siguiente temática: “Retos de la impresión 3D de materiales compuestos de alta resistencia”

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

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

Jornada de Conocimiento Tecnológico ITP Aero

El pasado 15 de noviembre se celebró en nuestras instalaciones una de las Jornadas de Conocimiento Tecnológico de la empresa ITP Aero. En estas jornadas, que organiza el fabricante de componentes y motores aeronáuticos junto con sus centros de I+D estratégicos, se dan cita expertos de ambas partes

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

Winter School 3D Printing of Metals

Los próximos 14 y 15 de enero de 2020, se llevará a cabo una escuela de invierno sobre impresión 3D de metales y fabricación aditiva en las instalaciones de IMDEA Materiales. El programa se divide en dos partes: una centrada en los fundamentos y otra en las aplicaciones. Descarga el programa, toda

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