Materials Under Extremes
Printer-friendly version
Event Date: 
Sat, 04/09/2011 - 8:00am
Location: 
Room 102, Chemistry Building, University of Pennsylvania

[ Download the Program of Events ]

Materials Under Extremes

Pennergy: Materials Under Extremes / Group Shot

Pennergy: Materials Under Extremes / Audience Pennergy: Materials Under Extremes / Audience Pennergy: Materials Under Extremes / Dan Gianola

Pennergy: Materials Under Extremes / Ian Robertson Pennergy: Materials Under Extremes / Audience Pennergy: Materials Under Extremes / Audience

Pennergy: Materials Under Extremes / Steven Zinkle Pennergy: Materials Under Extremes / John Bassani Pennergy: Materials Under Extremes / Andrew Rappe

John Bassani and Talid Sinno (organizers)

Materials Under Extremes PosterList of Speakers:

  • Tomas Diaz De La Rubia, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
    "An Alternative Approach to Sustainable, Low-Carbon Energy: Inertial Fusion Energy and its Materials Challenges"
  • Daniel S. Gianola, University of Pennsylvania
    "Deformation at the Nanoscale: Pushing the Limits of Strength"
  • James Langer, University of California, Santa Barbara
    "Statistical Themodynamics of Materials (Extremely?) Far from Equilibrium"
  • Ju Li, University of Pennsylvania
    "Extremely Small Batteries"
  • Ian Robertson, University of Illinois
    "New approaches for understanding degradation mechanisms of metals exposed to extreme environments"
  • Krishna P. Singh, Holtec International
    "TBD"
  • Zhigang Suo, Harvard University
    "Lithium-ion batteries: when mechanics meets chemistry"
  • Mitra L. Taheri, Drexel University
    "In Situ Microscopy Across Multiple Time and Length Scales: Towards Predictive Understanding of Materials in Extreme Environments"
  • Krystyn Van Vliet, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
    "Chemomechanics of far-from-equilibrium interfaces (COFFEI) in electrochemical conversion & storage"
  • Steven J. Zinkle, Oak Ridge National Laboratory
    "Materials Science for Nuclear Energy Applications"

 

 

 

 

Schedule of Events

 

8:00 a.m.           Continental Breakfast 

8:30 a.m.            INTRODUCTION – Andrew Rappe and John Bassani

Session 1 – John Bassani, Chair

8:45 a.m.            Steven J. Zinkle, Oak Ridge National Laboratory
                        Materials Science for Nuclear Energy Applications

9:15 a.m.            Ian Robertson, University of Illinois
                       
New Approaches for Understanding Degradation Mechanisms of Metals Exposed
                        to Extreme Environments

9:45 a.m.            Daniel S. Gianola, University of Pennsylvania
                        Deformation at the Nanoscale: Pushing the Limits of Strength

10:15 a.m.            DISCUSSION

10:30 a.m.            COFFEE

Session 2 – Chris Murray, Chair

11:00 a.m.            Mitra L. Taheri, Drexel University
                        In Situ Microscopy Across Multiple Time and Length Scales: Towards Predictive
                        Understanding of Materials in Extreme Environments

11:30 a.m.            William S. Woodward, Holtec International
                        Material Challenges in the Commercial Nuclear Industry

12:00 p.m.            LUNCH/POSTERS

Session 3 – Talid Sinno, Chair

1:00 p.m.            James S. Langer, University of California, Santa Barbara
Statistical Themodynamics of Materials (Extremely?) Far from Equilibrium

1:30 p.m.            Tomas Diaz De La Rubia, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
An Alternative Approach to Sustainable, Low-Carbon Energy: Inertial Fusion Energy and its Materials Challenges

2:00 p.m.            Ju Li, University of Pennsylvania
Extremely Small Batteries

2:30 p.m.            DISCUSSION

2:45 p.m.            COFFEE

Session 4 – Eric Schelter, Chair

  3:15 p.m.            Zhigang Suo, Harvard University
                                     Lithium-Ion batteries - When Mechanics Meets Chemistry

  3:45 p.m.            Krystyn Van Vliet, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
                        Chemomechanics of Far-From-Equilibrium Interfaces (COFFEI) in
                        Electrochemical Conversion & Storage

  4:15 p.m.            DISCUSSION

  4:30 p.m.            RECEPTION