Actividades

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,

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

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

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

Seminario del Prof. Thomas Bieler, del Departamento de Física metalúrgica, límites de grano, Plasticidad de cristal de IMDEA Materiales, 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

Biografía corta El Professor Thomas R. Bieler se graduó en Mecánica Aplicada en la Universidad de California en San Diego en el año 1978 y posteriormente, realizó un Máster en Ingeniería Cerámica en la University de Washington (Seattle) en 1980. Tras cinco años en el Laboratorio Nacional Sandia en

Seminario del Prof. Efstathios I. Melts, del Departamento de Materiales, Ciencia y Energía de la Universidad de Texas de Arlington, titulado “Seminar of Prof. Efstathios I. Melts, from the Department of Materials Science and Engineering of the University of Texas at Arlington, entitle “The Quest for New Materials: Interface-engineered Materials” – A las 12:00 am en la Sala de Seminarios

Abstract Atomic interface structures provide a unique opportunity to design new materials that can provide promising solutions to future technological demands. This talk presents an overview of two diverse areas of activity at the Surface and Nano Engineering Laboratory at the University of Texas,

Seminario del Prof. Jiacheng Wang, del “Shanghai Institute of Ceramics, Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS)” titulado “Emerging Materials for Electrocatalysis” – A las 11:30 am en la Sala de Seminarios

Abstract Platinum-based materials are highly active as the electrocatalysts both in hydrogen evolution reaction (HER) and oxygen reduction reaction (ORR) in fuel cells, but high cost limits its wide applications. In this talk, the reporter summarized the recent research progress of designing and

First Year Assessment de Jing Zhang titulado “Metal organic frameworks (MOFs) derived hierarchically nanomaterials as multifunctional fire retardant for polymer nanocomposites” – En la Sala de Seminarios a las 12:00 pm

Abstract Fire hazards including the generation of heat, smoke and toxic vapor, cost a great number of lives and damage properties. Compared with natural polymers, the high flammability and the widespread use of synthetic polymers lead to serious safety and environmental problems. Therefore, methods

Seminario del Prof. Gastón A. Crespo titulado “Decentralized Chemical Sensing: From materials to real world applications”- A las 12:00 hr en la Sala de Seminarios

Decentralized Chemical Sensing: From materials to real world applications My group works at the interface of fundamental and applied chemical science and our aim is to solve real problems that human society is facing or will be facing soon. There is an urgent need of decentralized chemical

First Year Assessment de Andrea Fernández titulado “Recycling of composites by recovering carbon fibres of cured prepregs, and their re-use in hybrid laminates” – En la Sala de Seminarios a las 12:00 pm

Abstract: Recycling of composites by recovering carbon fibres of cured prepregs, and their re-use in hybrid laminates by Andrea Fernández Gorgojo The applications of composite materials are rapidly growing in several sectors. For example, in the aeronautical sector, composites can account for up to

Seminario del Prof. John Allison titulado “The PRISMS Framework: An Integrated Predictive Multi-Scale ICME Capability for the Global Materials Community”- A las 13:00 hr en la Sala de Seminarios

The PRISMS Framework: An Integrated Predictive Multi-Scale ICME Capability for the Global Materials Community John Allison University of Michigan, Ann Arbor MI The Center for PRedictive Integrated Structural Materials Science (PRISMS) is a major Materials Genome Initiative effort creating a unique

Becas de iniciación a la investigación de Juan Manuel Moreno titulado «Optimization of electrolyte conductivities containing flame retardant. A computational experimentally-guided approach based on Genetic Algorithms combined with Machine Learning techniques (GAML)” – A las 16:00 hr en la sala de Seminarios

Abstract Flame retardants are going to be such an important component in future Lithium-based batteries. However, these flame retardants have a major problem: they decrease the conductivity values of electrolytes. During this project we have been trying to use some new optimization techniques

First Year Assessment de Pablo García titulado “The fatigue behavior of advanced high-strength steels processed via quenching and partitioning” – En la Sala de Seminarios a las 12:00 pm

ABSTRACT The increasingly demanding environmental and safety goals imposed to the automotive industry have fostered fierce competition to develop new multi-phase steel types that are stronger, tougher, more formable, and fatigue-resistant. Among the various approaches in study, steels processed via

Presentación de la revolución tecnológica: BioLED

  En esta ocasión, smartLIGHITNG y el Instituto IMDEA Materiales, tiene el placer de invitarle a la presentación en absoluta primicia del BioLED, una tecnología que va acaparando premios y reconocimientos por todo el mundo de distintas organizaciones, como la del prestigioso y solvente,

Seminario del Prof. Javier García Martínez titulado “Design, Fabrication and Commercialization of new catalysts engineered at the nanoscale” – A las 10:00 am en la Sala de Seminarios

DESIGN, FABRICATION AND COMMERCIALISATION OF NEW CATALYSTS ENGINEERED AT THE NANOSCALE J. García-Martínez Laboratorio de Nanotecnología Molecular, Dpto. Química Inorgánica, Universidad de Alicante, Ap. 99, E-03690 Alicante, Spain. www.nanomol.es; Rive Technology, Inc., 1 Deer Park Drive, Monmouth

First Year Assessment de Rudi Maça titulado “Nanoengineered Pseudocapacitive Anodes for Rechargeable Sodium-Ion Batteries” – En la Sala de Seminarios a las 12:00 pm

Abstract: In this study, nanoengineered pseudocapacitive electrodes are developed for superior Na-ion storage. Main aim is to induce defect-driven pseudocapacitive Na-ion storage in insertion and conversion type anodes. Hybrid anatase-bronze TiO2 nanosheets composed of Nanocrystallites of

First Year Assessment of Yunfu Ou entitle «Understanding interlaminar toughening mechamisms in structural carbon fiber/epoxy composites interleaved with CNT veils» – En la Sala de Seminarios a las 12:00 pm

ABSTRACT: The susceptibility to delamination is one of the main concerns in fiber reinforced polymer composites (FRPs), while carbon nanotubes (CNT) carry the promise of enhancing this poor out-of-plane mechanical performance. This work reviews the progress to date towards methods of

Seminario del Dr. Martin Sjödin titulado “Rational Design of Conducting Redox Polymers for Electrical Energy Storage” – A las 12:30 pm en la Sala de Seminarios

Abstract Conducting redox polymers (CRPs) are composed of a conducting polymer (CP) backbone and redox active functional groups (RGs) and they provide an attractive option as organic matter based electrical energy storage materials. The CP backbone renders the material conductive and, due to the

Seminario del Dr. Juan Manuel Ortiz titulado “Microbial Electrochemical Technologies and waste water treatment: concepts and main applications” – A las 11:00 am en la Sala de Seminarios

ABSTRACT Microbial Electrochemical Tehnologies (MET) are a recent research field related to environmental biotechnology. The main concept for its development is related to the ability of the microorganisms of producing electricity from organic matter degradation, using an insoluble electron

Seminario de Mauricio Terrones titulado «Low-Dimensional Nano-Carbons: Form Doped Carbon Nanotubes and Doped Graphene to 3-D Hybrids and Biological Applications» – Sala de Seminarios, 13:00 hr.

Low-Dimensional Nano-Carbons: Form Doped Carbon Nanotubes and Doped Graphene to 3-D Hybrids and Biological Applications Mauricio Terrones1 E-mail: mut11@psu.edu 1Department of Physics, Department of Chemistry, Department of Materials Science and Engineering and Center for 2-Dimensional & Layered

First Year Assessment of Miguel Angel Valdés entitle «Study of Mechanical Properties on Macro- and Microscopes in AHSS by Ultra-Fast Heating» – Sala de Seminarios a las 11:00 am

Abstract Ultrafast heating (UFH) has recently attracted significant attention of steel research community due to its advantages over conventional heat treatment of advanced high-strength steel (AHSS) including very short processing time, reduced energy consumption and low carbon footprint. The UFH

First Year Assessment of Eva M. Andrés López entitle «Coupled thermomechanical damage model in small strain elastoplasticity: A thermodynamic approach»- Seminar Room at 1:00 pm

Abstract The objective of the present project is the development and numerical implemen- tation of constitutive equations for the coupled thermomechanical damage problem in the speci c context of the in nitesimal strain approximation, within the framework of the thermodynamics of irreversible

Seminario del Prof. Luis Cueto-Felgueroso – «Stick–slip dynamics of flow-induced seismicity on rate and state faults», 12:00 pm en la Sala de Seminarios.

Stick–slip dynamics of flow-induced seismicity on rate and state faults Luis Cueto-Felgueroso Departamento de Ingeniería Civil: Hidráulica, Energía y Medio Ambiente Universidad Politécnica de Madrid luis.cueto@upm.es ABSTRACT Changes in pore pressure due to the injection or extraction of fluids from

First Year Assessment of Rodrigo Santos entitle “Study of dislocation-precipitate interaction using discrete dislocation dynamics” – 12:00 am at the Seminar Room

Abstract Metallic alloys are widely used in engineering and are in constant development to optimize their properties. Computational strategies to perform virtual design and testing of these materials would reduce the high time and costs associated nowadays to the development of new alloys with

Seminario del Dr. Markus Stricker – «Glissile junctions: Insights from discrete dislocation dynamics and development of a continuum model» – Sala de Seminarios, 12:00 am

Glissile junctions: Insights from discrete dislocation dynamics and development of a continuum model Markus Stricker Karlsruhe Institute of Technology The understanding of the mechanisms governing plastic deformation of metals is the understanding of dislocation motion from single dislocations to

Seminario del Prof. José A. Rodríguez-Martínez – «A general overview on multiple necking and fragmentation problems in ductile solids subjected to high strain rates» – 19 de abril 2017, Sala de seminarios a las 12:30 pm

Seminar: "A general overview on multiple necking and fragmentation problems in ductile solids subjected to high strain rates" Understanding the fragmentation of ductile solids and structures subjected to high velocity impacts or blast loadings has importance in aerospace industry, military

Seminar of Prof. Raúl Sánchez-Martín – «Introduction to Machine Learning with Python: Image Processing and Recognition» – 4 de Abril de 2017, Seminar Room a las 5:00 pm

ABSTRACT: Machine learning, an important part of artificial intelligence, has made a huge impact on many different areas (baking, logistic, telecommunications, etc.) during the last years. Following this trend, there are clear indications that this data-driven technique will play a fundamental role

Seminar of Prof. Jorge Alcalá – «Multi-scale mechanistic interpretations to indentation experiments across the material length scales: from continuum to atomistic» – Seminar Room (12:00)

Abstract We provide a fundamental contact mechanics background to the interpretation of spherical indentation experiments performed in polycrystalline aggregates, single crystalline units, thin films, and minute material scales comprising an atomistic ensemble. A central issue under examination is

Metals Winter Meeting 2017 (Sala de Seminarios – 9:45 am)

METALS WINTER MEETING 2017 PROGRAM 9:45 Arrival and welcome Session I Chairman: Carmen Cepeda 10:00 Marcos Jiménez “Fatigue behaviour of INCONEL 718 under cyclic conditions” 10:15 Deng Xiangxing “Development of innovative materials for the cutting sector" 10:30 Marta

Curso de formación «Conceptos Básicos de Negocios Económicos»

El próximo curso de formación "Conceptos Básicos de Negocios Económicos" celebrará en la Sala de Seminarios del 2 de marzo de 2017. El programa ofrecido es adecuado para investigadores pre-doctorales y post-doctorales. Lugar: IMDEA Materials Institute (Sala de seminarios) Fecha: 2 de marzo de

First Year Assessment of José Antonio Santiago entittle «Enhanced Diamond-Like Carbon coatings and tribomechanical properties via innovative sputtering processes»

Abstract:  Diamond-like Carbon (DLC) coatings have been recognized as one of the most valuable engineering materials for various industrial applications including manufacturing, transportation, biomedical and microelectronics. Among its many properties, DLC stands out for good frictional behaviour