Actividades

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

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.

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

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

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

Seminario de la Prof. Ana Serra, de la Universidad Politecnica de Cataluña, titulado “Atomistic description of grain boundary dislocations and related processes» – A las 12:30 hr en la Sala de Seminarios

Abstract: Grain boundaries (GB) are generally considered as static obstacles to dislocations and sinks for point defects and their clusters. But, in fact, the processes that take place at GBs is more complex and can reveal properties directly related to plasticity phenomena that go beyond the

Seminario del Prof. Eric Charkaluk (Directeur de Recherche CNRS – Laboratoire de Mécanique des Solides & Associate Professor at Ecole Polytechnique, en Francia), titulado “Thermoplasticity through the scales» – A las 12:00 hr en la Sala de Seminarios

ABSTRACT The Thermodynamics of Irreversible Processes (TPI) applied to the mechanics of materials boomed significantly in France in the 60s and 70s, under the impulse of Paul Germain. The formalization of the Generalized Standard Materials, proposed in 1975 by Bernard Halphen and Quoc-Son Nguyen,

Seminario de Amaia Cipitria de Max Planck Institute of Colloids and Interfaces in Potsdam (Germany), titulado “An example case for Machine-Learning in Materials Science: A neural networks based framework for ‘smart’ computational micromechanics of composites» – A las 12:00 hr en la Sala de Seminarios

Abstract: Cells respond not only to biochemical but also to physical cues, such as stiffness, geometry and matrix degradability. In-vitro studies showed that hydrogel elasticity or degradation properties alone can direct cell differentiation, while scaffold geometry can control tissue growth rate.

Seminario de Juan Pablo Fuenzalida de la Universidad de Münster (Germany), titulado “Protein-based acoustic and photon spectroscopy: Applications from biomaterials to protein design» – A las 12:00 hr en la Sala de Seminarios  

Abstract: Evolution has provided us with the most abundant and versatile source of materials. In my talk, I will show how proteins can be used as labels and as building blocks. We will explore how an enzyme can be mutated and genetically conjugated to provide a tool for nanoparticle tracking and

Defensa de Tesis Doctoral de Marta Cartón titulado “Development and optimization of the properties of gamma/gamma´ co-based superalloys for high temperature applications» supervisado por el Prof. José Manuel Torralba Castello y la Prof. Mónica Campos Gomez.

La Defensa PhD tendrá lugar, a las 11:30, el próximo jueves 21 de febrero en la Universidad Carlos III (Leganes) en el aula 7.01.H01. La disertación se titula “Development and optimization of the properties of gamma/gamma´ co-based superalloys for high temperature applications". Este es el link de

Seminario de Joshua Kiefer de Delft University of Technology (Holanda), titulado “An example case for Machine-Learning in Materials Science: A neural networks based framework for ‘smart’ computational micromechanics of composites» – A las 14:30 hr en la Sala de Seminarios

Abstract: We shall present a ‘smart’ framework, developed to create surrogate models of complex phenomena in an automated way, based on a minimum amount of computer simulations. To do so, the framework combines Design of Experiments, Computational Modeling, and Neural Networks. While such a

Seminario del Dr. Christian Leinenbach de EMPA (Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Science & Technology), (Zurich), titulado «Microstructure control during laser additive manufacturing – what possibilities do we have?”” – A las 15:30 hr en la Sala de Seminarios

Abstract: During the last couple years, laser-based additive manufacturing (AM) technologies such as laser powder bed fusion (LPBF) and directed energy deposition (DED) have evolved from a mere prototyping technology to a real production technology that allow building parts with intricate 3D

Seminario del Dr. Lorenzo Malerba, de CIEMAT, titulado “On the radiation-induced origin of hardening and embrittlement in nuclear steels” – A las 12:30 hr en la Sala de Seminarios

Abstract: Predicting the changes in macroscopic properties of steels subjected to irradiation is key for the improved and long term safety of nuclear power plants. Because of the Inherent complexity of the processes involved, this is a long-lasting challenge for nuclear materials science.

First Year Assessment de Richard Schaeufele titulado “Synthesis and Characterisation of Inorganic Nanowires and their Assembly into Macroscopic Structures” – En la Sala de Seminarios a las 12:00 hr

Abstract: SiNWs, which are rod-like structures with diameters between 1-100nm and lengths of up to several tenths of micrometers, are an auspicious approach to enhance solar cells, thermoelectric devices and energy storage devices. Their extremely high aspect ratio (classifi ed as 1D material)

Un artículo firmado por investigadores de IMDEA Materiales, elegido como el mejor del año 2018 por la principal asociación internacional de científicos e ingenieros de materiales

El Instituto IMDEA Materiales ha recibido un nuevo premio. Esta vez, un artículo firmado por algunos de sus científicos ha sido elegido como el mejor de los publicados en la revista internacional JOM. La revista JOM es el órgano de comunicación de la TMS, The Minerals, Metals & Materials

First Year Assessment de Qi Wang titulado “Design and preparation of nanocarbon/epoxy nanocomposites with advanced flame retardancy and mechanical performance” – En la Sala de Seminarios a las 12:00 hr

Resumen: Efforts were paid to obtain nanocarbon/epoxy composites with advanced flame retardancy and mechanical performance, and try to understand the mechanisms. In the first part of the work, when 20 wt% ammonium polyphosphate (APP) in the chosen flame-retardant APP/epoxy composite was replaced by

Seminario del Prof. Kostas Danas, de la Universidad «Ecole Polytechnique» (Paris), titulado“Microstructured Magnetorheological Elastomers and Instabilities” – A las 12:00 hr en la Sala de Seminarios

Absract: Magnetorheological elastomers (MREs) are ferromagnetic particle impregnated rubbers whose mechanical properties are altered by the application of external magnetic fields. In addition, these composite materials can deform at very large strains due to the presence of the soft polymeric

First Year Assessment de Abdumalik Yusuf titulado “Study of the influence of phosphorus based flame retardants on the flammability, thermal and electrochemical properties of gel polymer electrolytes» – En la Sala de Seminarios a las 12:00 hr

RESUMEN: Today, almost every portable device is powered by a lithium ion battery. Despite the wide use of lithium ion batteries, they suffer from serious safety issues. Gel polymer electrolytes (GPEs) are one of the most promising candidates to solve safety issues such as fire and liquid

First Year Assessment de Donfeng Shi titulado “Influence of alloying additions on the deformation mechanisms of Mg-X binary alloys”– En la Sala de Seminarios a las 12:00 hr

Abstract Magnesium is an attractive metal for various technological applications due to its low density (23% of steel and 66% of aluminum) and availability. Applications of magnesium in the automotive and aerospace industries aim for weight reduction and enhanced fuel efficiency. However,

3ª Edición de los Premios a la Innovación de IMDEA Materials

La 3ª edición de los Premios a la Innovación de IMDEA Materiales se celebró el 28 de noviembre en el Auditorio de sus instalaciones. Cada una de las 5 candidaturas tuvo la oportunidad de dar una presentación de 10 minutos para explicar / defender, frente al panel de evaluación y al resto de los

First Year Assessment de Mostafa Barzegar, titulado “Multiscale Computational Mechanics of Hybrid & Non-hybrid Composites” – En la Sala de Seminarios a las 11:00 hr

Abstract: This study aims to increase the understanding of the tensile failure of unidirectional hybrid and non-hybrid composite when subjected to tensile loadings. To achieve this goal several models with increasing complexity have been developed and implemented and the effects of tensile loading

First Year Assessment de Xaquín Rodiles titulado “Molecular and chirality control of CNTs synthesized via FCCVD process”– En la Sala de Seminarios a las 12:00 hr

 ABSTRACT  Carbon nanotubes (CNTs) have been a focus of nanomaterial research over the past two decades, due to their wide range of potential applications. In recent years, studies have shown a high degree of molecular control of CNTs in terms of number of layer, morphology and alignment, as well

First Year Assessment de Clara Galera, titulado “Additive manufacturing of high strength aluminum alloys with ZrH2 addition” – En la Sala de Seminarios a las 12:00 hr

Abstract Additive manufacturing (AM) is a layer by layer process that has the potential to disrupt traditional fabrication methods. It allows fast manufacturing of three dimensional pieces from metallic powders, with great exibility of design, potential for weight reduction, fast production speed

First Year Assessment de Alejandro Rodríguez, titulado “Analysis of the nucleation and growth mechanisms of fatigue cracks in Ni-based superalloys” – En la Sala de Seminarios a las 16:30 hr

Abstract: Ni-based superalloys play an extremely important role in the aerospace industry due to their outstanding strength and chemical stability at high temperature. Most demanded components employed in jet engines are manufactured with these novel materials. Several statistical studies confirm

First Year Assessment de Cristina Gutierrez, titulado “Third generation γ-TiAl alloys for greener turbines: heat treatment and microstructure characterization” – En la Sala de Seminarios a las 12:00 pm

ABSTRACT The previous design of engines used for commercial aircrafts fan and turbine were driven with same shaft; new geared engines decouple fan and the low pressure turbine increasing angular velocity, and also centrifugal forces, so a change from conventional superalloy blades to lighter ones

First Year Assessment de Carmen Fernández, titulado “Rigid fluorescent protein coatings for highly efficient and stable bio-hybrid LEDs” – En la Sala de Seminarios a las 12:00 pm

Abstract Additive manufacturing (AM) is a layer by layer process that has the potential to disrupt traditional fabrication methods. It allows fast manufacturing of three dimensional pieces from metallic powders, with great exibility of design, potential for weight reduction, fast production speed

Defensa de Tesis Doctoral de Alfonso Monreal titulado «Energy Harvesting Materials Based on Carbon Nanotube Fibre for Tough Electronics” supervisado por el Dr. Juan José Vilatela

La Defensa PhD tendrá lugar, a las 12 del mediodía, el próximo viernes (26 de octubre) en la sala verde, en la primera planta, de la Escuela de Ingenieros de Caminos, UPM (ETSI Caminos, Ciudad Universitaria)  La disertación se titula "Energy Harvesting Materials Based on Carbon Nanotube Fibre for

Seminario del Prof. Oana Cazacu, de la Universidad de Florida, titulado “New models for description of plastic anisotropy of single crystals and polycrystals” – A las 12:00 hr en la Sala de Seminarios

 Abstract:  It is presented a rigorous framework developed for formulation of constitutive models. Based on representation theory for tensor functions and scale-bridging theorems, this framework enables the development of constitutive models that account for the influence of crystallographic

Seminario del Prof. Jesus Barrio , de la Universidad Ben-Gurion (Israel), titulado “Rational Design of Carbon Nitride Materials by Supramolecular Preorganization of Monomers” – A las 11:00 hr en la Sala de Seminarios

Abstract Over the past few years, graphitic carbon nitride (g-CN) has attracted widespread attention due to its outstanding electronic properties, which have been exploited in various applications, including in photo- and electro-catalysis, heterogeneous catalysis, CO2 reduction, water splitting,

Seminario de la Prof. Irene J. Beyerlein ,de la Universidad de California de Santa Barbara, titulado “Discrete slip crystal plasticity modeling of deformation in nanolayered materials” – A las 12:30 hr en la Sala de Seminarios

Discrete slip crystal plasticity modeling of deformation in nanolayered materials Irene J. Beyerlein1, Tianju Chen2, Rui Yuan2, Caizhi Zhou2,3 1 Mechanical Engineering Department, Materials Department, University of California at Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara 93106, USA 2 Department of Materials

First Year Assessment de Venkata Sai, titulado “Nanoscale engineered electrode materials for high performance Lithium-ion batteries” – En la Sala de Seminarios a las 12:00 pm

Abstract Herein, highly ordered mesoporous pseudocapacitive electrodes for superior Li-ion storage are discussed. Hierarchical 1-D Co3O4nanorods of size ~20 nm with interfaces between the crystallites were synthesized using hydrothermal method followed by calcination. This 1D nanorods exhibited

First Year Assessment of Clara Galera, entitle “Additive manufacturing of high strength aluminum alloys with ZrH2 addition” – In the Seminar Room at 12:00 pm

Abstract Additive manufacturing (AM) is a layer by layer process that has the potential to disrupt traditional fabrication methods. It allows fast manufacturing of three dimensional pieces from metallic powders, with great exibility of design, potential for weight reduction, fast production speed

IMDEA-CSI

En la segunda temporada de IMDEA-CSI, los investigadores de los Institutos IMDEA resolvieron un nuevo misterio, contando con la ayuda de algunos miembros del Cuerpo Nacional de Policía. Analizaron las pruebas recogidas en la escena del crimen para descubrir al asesino en esta actividad de La Noche

Seminario de Dr. Laszlo Sturz , de Access e.V. Intzestr (Alemania), titulado “Microgravity experiments on solidification” – A las 15:00 hr en la Sala de Seminarios

Abstract: Solidification is one of the major steps in producing parts from the molten material in casting, welding or additive manufacturing. On top of process optimization and simulation to obtain good mould filling and minimized defects, the quality of the cast parts depends strongly on the

First Year Assessment de Wenliang Feng, titulado “Na-ion Hybrid Energy Storage Devices Based on Nanoengineered Electrodes” – En la Sala de Seminarios a las 12:00 am

Abstract In this study, dimension control and nanostructure design were applied in developing electrode materials for superior Na-ion storage. Firstly, hierarchical Co3O4nanorods with increased number of interfaces between individual nanocrystallites were prepared for enhancing pseudocapacitance

First Year Assessment de Maria Azzurra, titulado “Intermediate strain rate testing methodologies for composite materials characterisation” – En la Sala de Seminarios a las 12:00 am

ABSTRACT: The main objective of this work is to create a physical platform for material characterization and parameter identification at macroscale as a function of applied strain rate, understanding how the strain rate affects the damage and mechanical response of three different composite material

Seminario del Prof. Piaras Kelly, de la Universidad de Auckland (NZ), titulado “Advanced Composite Materials: manufacturing quality products efficiently” – A las 12:00 hr en la Sala de Seminarios

Resumen: Advanced composite materials are now used in a wide range of industries, including aerospace, marine, construction, transport and recreational sport. The ever-increasing pressure on producing quality parts effectively and efficiently has led to many innovations over the years in

Elisa Fresta galardonada con el Premio a mejor Tesis de Máster

Elisa Fresta ha sido galardonada con el Premio a una de las mejores Tesis de Máster (año 2015/2016) de la Universidad de Turín. La tesis se desarrolló a cabo de forma conjunta en la Universidad de Turín y la Universidad de Erlangen-Nuremberg bajo la supervisión de la Profesora Claudia Barolo y el

First Year Assessment de Mario Rueda titulado “Nanoindentation impact testing methodologies for the high strain rate characterization of materials at the microscale” – En la Sala de Seminarios a las 09:30 am

Abstract: In view of the future application of polymer matrix composites for structural components subjected to impact loads, there is a need for development of experimentally calibrated constitutive models for polymers that include their inherent viscoelastic and viscoplastic behavior. These

Defensa de Tesis Doctoral – Zhi Li ”Ignition Delaying and Smoke Suppression Study of Fire-Retardant Polymer Composites”, supervisado por el Dr. De-Yi Wang

El trabajo de Ph.D se titula "Estudio de retardo de ignición y supresión de humo de compuestos de polímero ignífugos" bajo la supervisión del Dr. De-Yi Wang. Tendrá lugar a las 12:00 p.m. (16 de julio) en la "Sala de seminarios" de ETS de Ingenieros de Caminos, Canales y Puertos (ETSI Caminos,

First Year Assessment de Verónica Fernandez – Luna, titulado “Towards the understanding of FP-coating stability in Bio-LEDs” – En la Sala de Seminarios a las 12:00 pm

ABSTRACT Solid-state lighting (SSL) is one of the biggest achievements of the 20th century. It has completely changed our modern life with respect to general illumination (light-emitting diodes), flat devices and displays (organic light-emitting diodes), and small labelling systems (light-emitting

Seminario del Dr. Lukas Helfen, de Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, titulado “Synchrotron Laminography: A Technique for In situ Observation of Damage and its Evolution Inside Engineering Materials ” – A las 13:00 hr en la Sala de Seminarios

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,

Seminario de la Dra. Mariana Hamer, de la Universidad de Buenos Aires (UBA), titulado “Porphyrin-based nanomaterials: design, synthesis and applications” – A las 11:30 hr en la Sala de Seminarios

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

Defensa de Tesis Doctoral – Miguel Herraraez «Computational Micromechanics Models for Damage and Fracture of Fiber-Reinforced Polymers», supervisado por el Prof. Carlos González y Dr. Cláudio Lopes.

La Defensa PhD tendrá lugar, a las 12 del mediodía, el próximo viernes (13 de julio) en la sala de seminarios del Departamento de Ciencia de los Materiales de la Escuela de Ingeniería Civil de la UPM (ETSI Caminos, Ciudad Universitaria). La disertación se titula "Modelos de Micromecánica

Seminario de Dr. Vilas G. Pol, de Purdue University, titulado “Engineered Electrodes for Efficient Energy Storage and Battery Safety” – A las 12:00 pm en la Sala de Seminarios

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

Seminario de Carlos M. Atienza, del Instituto de Biomecánica de Valencia, titulado “3D printing technologies, new possibilities for customized products and services for TOC”- A las 12:00hr, en la Sala de Seminarios

Tecnologías de impresión 3D, nuevas posibilidades de productos a medida y servicios para COT Se realizará una introducción a las actividades del IBV (Instituto de Biomecánica de Valencia), para a continuación explicar las bases biomecánicas de la fabricación aditiva mediante EBV que llevaron al IBV

First Year Assessment de André Rittner Pires Correa titulado “A numerical approach on thermoforming simulation of UD prepregs” – En la Sala de Seminarios a las 12:00 pm

Abstract Composite materials are a serious competitor for lightweight metals used in the aerospace and automotive industry. Fast production methods like thermo-folding, diaphragm forming or stamping can produce large numbers of CFRP components in a cost efficient way. The weight saving benefits of

Seminario del Dr. Indrat Aria, de la Universidad de Cranfield, titulado “Synergistic CVD graphene and ALD alumina for permeation barrier applications”- A las 13:00hr, en la Sala de Seminarios

Abstract Permeation barrier films are critical to a wide range of applications ranging from food and medical packaging to organic electronics and photovoltaics. For some of these applications, not only low permeation values are required but also flexible and transparent. Here, I will present

Seminario del Dr. Eric Jägle del “Max Planck Institute of Metals Research» en Düsseldorf (Alemania) titulado «Alloys for Additive Manufacturing, Alloys by Additive Manufacturing”- A las 11:00 am en la Sala de Seminarios

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 process in some cases, while

Disponible la memoria anual 2017

Los resultados de las actividades de investigación realizadas en nuestro centro durante el año 2017 están resumidas en este documento. En él se puede encontrar información sobre los Investigadores Principales del centro, proyectos en curso, nuestra infraestructura científica y las actividades de

Seminario de la Prof. Marisol – Martín González del Instituto de Micro y Nanotecnología, titulado “The challenge of finding critical resolved shear stress values for meso-scale modeling of  titanium alloys” – A las 12:00 am en la Sala de Seminarios

Resumen de su grupo Nano-ingeniería de dispositivos termoeléctricos (FINDER) (Instituto de Micro y Nanotecnología) La línea de investigación se centra en la optimización de los dispositivos termoeléctricos mediante su nanoestructuración. Un dispositivo termoeléctrico es aquél capaz de convertir