Archive for Materials Science

Researchers in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University, led by doctoral student Victor Selin and Dr. Svetlana Sukhishvili, are making headway in understanding fundamental principles that will help to create the next generation of biomedical coatings. Medical …


Dr. Jun Kyun Oh was highlighted in the Materials Today journal for his work which was funded by the National Science Foundation that aims to understand how forces at the molecular level determine adhesion kinetics and dynamics. Oh, a former student in the Department of Materials Science and Engin…


Jin Li, a graduate student in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University, has been awarded the American Vacuum Society (AVS) – Applied Surface Science Division 1st Place Student Award. This honor is in recognition of his work focusing on the understanding of irra…


Dr. Kelvin Xie has joined the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University as an  assistant professor. Xie comes to Texas A&M from Johns Hopkins University where he received his postdoctoral training. He earned his Ph.D. from the University of Sydney, Australia,…


Researchers from Texas A&M University report significant advances in their understanding and control of a chameleon-like material that could be key to next-generation computers that are even more powerful than today’s silicon-based machines. The existing paradigm of silicon-based computing ha…


Dr. Raymundo Arróyave, Presidential Impact Fellow Professor in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University, is Chairing the Organizing Committee of the 2018 International Conference on Computer Coupling of Phase Diagrams and Thermochemistry (CALPHAD). Since 1973,…


Olga Eliseeva, a graduate student in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University, is serving as one of three student voices on the board of trustees for ASM International (ASMI). “The mission of ASMI is to connect material engineers from research, industry and go…


The National Association of Corrosion Engineers (NACE) has selected Dr. Homero Castaneda-Lopez, an associate professor in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University, to receive the 2018 Herbert H. Uhlig Award. The award recognizes outstanding young educators i…


Dr. Ankit Srivastava, an assistant professor in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University, was selected as one of the four Haythornthwaite Research Initiation Grant recipients by the executive committee of the Applied Mechanics Division (AMD) of the American Soc…


Fusion is the process that powers the sun, harnessing it on Earth would provide unlimited clean energy. However, researchers say that constructing a fusion power plant has proven to be a daunting task, in no small part because there have been no materials that could survive the grueling conditions f…


Dr. Nickolaus Bruno ‘15, a former teaching assistant in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University, has accepted a tenure-track faculty position at the South Dakota School of Mines and Technology. Bruno earned his bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Northern …


As of September 2017, the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University will be home to three ongoing National Science Foundation (NSF) projects through the Designing Materials to Revolutionize and Engineer our Future (DMREF) projects. The goal of the program is to acce…


With nearly 40 sections worldwide, the National Association of Corrosion Engineers (NACE) now has a home at Texas A&M University. The idea came to light when students working with faculty members in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering began meeting on a regular basis. “The resea…


The sixth annual Summer School in Computational Materials Science (CMS3) was held at Texas A&M University. CMS3 hosts graduate students, postdocs, junior faculty, research scientists and engineers from universities and companies around the world. Additionally, the instructors of the school are …


Friend, confidant, advisor, advocate. These words have long been used to describe the personality and drive Julianne (Jules) Henry encompasses in her every day work. As the sole academic advisor for more than 150 students in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at Texas A&M Univer…