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Dissertation Defense: Si Chon Lao

“Multifunctional Cyanate Ester/MWNT Nanocomposites: Processing and Characterization” Si Chon Lao Supervised by: Dr. Tess Moon and Dr. Joe Koo Tomorrow’s lightweight, high-performance composite systems will be made of structures built with materials that have unprecedented intrinsic properties for performing a…

Dissertation Defense: SomayeSadat Rasouli

Degradation Mechanisms of Pt and Pt Alloy Nanocatalysts in Proton Exchange Membrane Fuel Cells SomayeSadat Rasouli Supervised by: Dr. Paulo Ferreira The goal of this PhD research is to fundamentally understand the degradation mechanisms and durability issues of Pt and…

Dissertation Defense: Christopher Roberts

Selective Laser Melting of Metals Using Elemental Mixtures Christopher Roberts Supervised by: Dr. David Bourell Processes to additively manufacture (AM) metal parts have greatly improved in recent years, garnering increasing interest from the public and industry. However, while improvements in…

Coursework Requirements

The coursework requirements for degrees in Materials Science & Engineering are divided into several categories with courses from each category taken in succession. All courses must be taken for a letter grade except for courses offered through Materials Science &…

Nanomaterials

Nanomaterials consist of microstructural features (grains, domains, phases, precipitates, etc.) that range in size from 1 – 100 nm. At this scale, many materials exhibit properties that differ from their bulk-sized analogues. The ability to tune the properties of materials…

Michael Asoro

Michael Asoro is a Ph.D. candidate in his fifth year working under the co-supervision of Dr. Paulo Ferreira and Dr. Desiderio Kovar. Michael’s research focuses on coalescence and sintering in metallic nanoparticles. Nanoparticles possess unique physical, chemical, optical and electronic…

Girl Day at UT Austin

Girl Day at UT Austin, including Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day and the Girl Day STEM Festival is an annual free event hosted by the Women in Engineering Program (WEP). Girl Day activities in the EER building GirlDay gives…

Magnetic Materials

Magnetic Materials Topics at Texas Materials Institute A number of faculty in the Texas Materials Institute are investigating magnetic phenomena in a broad range of magnetic materials and magnetic structures. The research activity includes efforts to gain fundamental understanding of…