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News and events from the David C. Dunand Research Group at Northwestern University
Group Meeting Calendar Goes Google

The Dunand group meeting schedule is now available via Google Calendar! Click here to add it. If you fear technology, don't worry; the html schedule will remain available at its usual location.

Published: Thu, 24 Jul 2008 19:38:31 GMT
Marcus Young Receives Acta Award

Marcus was recently awarded the 2008 Acta Student Award, reflecting outstanding articles published in Acta Materialia in 2007, one of the top journals in Materials Science and Engineering. Marcus was nominated for the three papers below, reporting on research carried out during his PhD thesis which was co-advised by Dr. Dean Haeffner at Argonne National Laboratory.  The papers report on experiments carried out at the Advanced Photon Source. Marcus will attend the presentation ceremony which will be at the joint MS&T Conference in Pittsburgh in early October. Congratulations!

M.L. Young, J.D. Almer, M.R. Daymond, D.R. Haeffner, D.C. Dunand
“Load Partitioning between Ferrite and Cementite during Elasto-Plastic Deformation of an Ultrahigh-Carbon Steel”
Acta Materialia  55, 1999–2011 (2007).
M.L. Young, J.D. DeFouw, J.D. Almer, D.C. Dunand
“Load Partitioning during Compressive Loading of a Mg/MgB2 Composite”
Acta Materialia, 55, 3467–3478 (2007). 
M.R. Daymond , M.L. Young , J.D. Almer, D.C. Dunand
“Strain and Texture Evolution during Mechanical Loading of a Crack Tip in Martensitic Shape-Memory NiTi”
Acta Materialia55, 3929–3942 (2007). 

Published: Thu, 24 Jul 2008 19:21:34 GMT
Photos From PhD Hooding Ceremony

Rick and Ampika have shared a few photos from last week's PhD hooding ceremony...

Click here to see additional photos. (More to follow soon...)

Published: Tue, 01 Jul 2008 18:01:56 GMT
Keith Knipling Reaches the Top 25 Charts

Congratulations to former Dunand Group member Keith Knipling for having an article listed as #9 on the "Top 25 Hottest Articles" list for Jan-March 2008 of Acta Materialia:

Knipling, K.E.; Dunand, D.C.; Seidman, D.N.
"Precipitation evolution in Al-Zr and Al-Zr-Ti alloys during aging at 450-600°C"
Acta Materialia, 56, 6, 1182-1195 (2008)

Published: Tue, 01 Jul 2008 17:54:58 GMT
Trust Her, She's a Doctor
Congratulations to Ampika for successfully defending her PhD thesis!
Published: Tue, 01 Jul 2008 17:46:02 GMT
Updated: Fri, 25 Jul 2008 20:54:52 GMT
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