Sponsored by Gatan and Goodfellow

Mechanical Behavior of Nanocomposites

Date: January 23, 2019

Time: 12:00PM - 01:30PM

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By engineering the length scales, morphology, crystallography and chemistry of interfaces, nanocomposites can deliver mechanical properties that exceed what could be achieved from a single-phase material alone. The January, 2019 issue of MRS Bulletin highlights recent developments in mechanics of nanocomposites that are composed of a combination of metallic, polymer, biological, and ceramic materials and outline the challenges and opportunities for future research directions. 

This webinar will expand on the Bulletin issue, and an interactive Q&A will be held with each of the speakers following their talks.

Talks:

Mechanical Behavior of Nanocomposites
Markus Buehler, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Interface Engineering: Multi-scale Interface Design in Solids
Jian Wang, University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Interplay of structure and mechanics in silk/carbon nanocomposites
David Kaplan, Tufts University

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