Tom Gallmeyer wins GVSETS 2019 Best Paper Award

PhD student Thomas Gallmeyer won the Best Paper Award at GVSETS 2019. The 11th annual GVSETS & APBI (Ground Vehicle Systems Engineering and Technology Symposium and Advanced Planning Briefings for Industry) was hosted by the Michigan chapter of the National Defense Industrial Association Aug. 13–15 in Novi, Michigan. Tom’s paper is titled “Systematic Development of […]

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Stebner is visiting researcher at ICYS in Japan

Dr. Aaron Stebner spent the summer as a visiting researcher at the International Center for Young Scientists (ICYS) at the National Institute for Materials Science in Tsukuba, Japan. Read the interview about Stebner’s research and his views on the future of materials.

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Nathan Johnson awarded additive manufacturing fellowship by LANL

Nathan Johnson was awarded a fellowship by Los Alamos National Laboratory to study and model rapidly solidifying alloys. The fellowship was awarded for Nathan’s research with the Alliance for the Development of Additive Processing Technologies (ADAPTSM). Nathan’s work focuses on characterizing the formation of microscopic grains that form as metals solidify. These in situ investigations […]

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Dylan Cousins wins Outstanding Technical Paper award

Beam Team PhD candidate Dylan Cousins has won “Best in Track: Advances in Materials” in the Outstanding Technical Paper awards for the Composites and Advanced Materials Expo (CAMX 2018) for his paper “Thermoplastic Composites for Wind Turbine Blade Manufacturing.” He is one of 10 researchers to be honored for putting together well-written, interesting and groundbreaking […]

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Nathan Johnson augments PhD research at Los Alamos Neutron Science Center

This past summer, Beam Team PhD candidate Nathan Johnson worked as a graduate research assistant in the Lujan Center at the Los Alamos Neutron Science Center (LANSCE). He worked with the Materials Science in Radiation and Dynamics Extremes group of the Materials Science and Technology division. Nathan used in situ X-ray synchrotron analysis to characterize thermokinetic […]

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David Grimmer puts research into action at NASA Glenn

Beam Team PhD candidate David Grimmer participated in a summer internship at NASA Glenn Research Center in Cleveland, Ohio, in the High Temperature and Smart Alloys branch of the Materials and Structures division. His internship supported the Hybrid Electric Aircraft Propulsion project, a NASA vision to improve future aircraft performance through the smart use of […]

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Beam Team postdoc Yasuhito Suzuki takes professorship in Japan

Congratulations to Dr. Yasuhito Suzuki on his new position as an assistant professor in the Department of Applied Chemistry at Osaka Prefecture University! Yasuhito completed his postdoctoral appointment at Mines in March. His postdoctoral research, funded by the Institute for Advanced Composites Manufacturing Innovation (IACMI), focused on the development of thermoplastic-based fiber-reinforced composites for large […]

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Ashley Bucsek awarded postdoctoral fellowship

Recent PhD recipient Ashley Bucsek has been awarded the President’s Postdoctoral Fellowship for research at the University of Minnesota in the Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics Department under Professor Richard James. The title of the fellowship proposal and research project is “The Search for Ultra Low-Hysteresis Ferroelastics for Novel Energy Conversion Devices.” This research will entail […]

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Henry Geerlings successfully defends master’s thesis

On March 29, MS candidate Henry Geerlings will defend his thesis entitled “Automated Feature Extraction and Characterization in Visual Materials Data—An Additive Manufacturing Study.” Henry’s research has been funded by the Alliance for the Development of Additive Processing Technologies (ADAPT). Geerlings is seeking a job that leverages his skills and experience in computational modeling, mechanics of […]

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