The innovation engine for new materials

Upcoming Workshops and Programs

Wednesday, January 31, 2018 - 9:00am to Thursday, February 1, 2018 - 7:00pm
UCSB Corwin Pavilion
Friday, February 2, 2018 (All day)
UCSB Materials Research Laboratory, Room 2053

Seminars

Friday, November 17, 2017 - 11:00am
Professor Ke Zhang
ESB 1001

Nucleic acids are programmable biomolecules that hold great promises as a therapeutic. However, with over 40 years of development, only a handful of nucleic acid drugs...

Friday, November 3, 2017 - 11:00am
Professor Robert O. Ritchie
Elings 1601

The ability of a material to undergo limited deformation is a critical aspect of conferring toughness as this feature enables the local dissipation of high stresses...

Friday, October 27, 2017 - 11:00am
Dr. Carlos N. Tomé
ESB 1001

Polycrystal aggregates subjected to plastic deformation exhibit changes in the yield stress and extended transients in the flow stress when they are reloaded along a...

Friday, October 20, 2017 - 11:00am
Professor Jaafar El-Awady
ESB 1001

A fundamental understanding of deformation mechanisms during cyclic loading is essential to predict the usable life of engineering components in aerospace applications...

Friday, October 13, 2017 - 11:00am
Dr. Kirstin Alberi
ESB 1001

Synthesis of semiconductor compounds, alloys and heterostructures is often constrained by solubility limits, atomic diffusion and native defect formation, all of which...