MICDE-TARDEC Joint Workshop on Computational and Experimental Materials Science

Friday, September 15, 2017

The Michigan Institute for Computational Discovery and Engineering and the U.S. Army Tank Automotive Research Development and Engineering Center (TARDEC) organized a faculty workshop on materials science research, with the aim of identifying new collaborations between UM and TARDEC. Ongoing modeling and experimental research projects in various areas of materials science were discussed.

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Friday, September 15, 2017

1210 Lurie Engineering Center
(1221 Beal Ave., Ann Arbor)


10:00 A.M. Michigan Center for Materials Characterization Tour

NCRC Bldg 22-G010 (2800 Plymouth Rd, Ann Arbor)

11:00 A.M. Meetings and presentations

1210 Lurie Engineering Center (1221 Beal Ave, Ann Arbor)

11:10 A.M. TARDEC research presentations I

[Light-weighting in the Army, Dr Richard Gerth, Deputy Chief Scientist]
[TARDEC/Materials: What we do today, our broad needs, Ravi Thyagarajan, PLE/Materials]

11:40 A.M. UM research presentations I

[Degradation modeling of battery materials and systems with validation for optimal performance and cycle lifeWei Lu, Mechanical Engineering]
[Computational design of advanced materials with improved mechanical performances and chemical stabilitiesLiang Qi, Materials Science and Engineering]
[Predictive modeling for the strength of jointsMichael Thouless, Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science and Engineering]

12:10 P.M.  Working lunch

 12:20 P.M. TARDEC research presentations II

[Robert Hart, Materials Engineer (Composites)] [Martin McDonnell III, Materials Engineer (Welding)] [Quantifying Hydrogen Induced Cracking (HIC) Susceptibility of Welding Filler Wires Used in the Welding of Armor Steel, Matthew Rogers, Materials Engineer (Welding)][Katherine M. Sebeck, Materials Engineer] [Demetrios A. Tzelepis, Materials Engineer] [Thomas J Sanders, Materials Engineer (Corrosion)] [Parminder Khabra, Deputy Associate Director (Materials)][Matt Castanier, Research Mechanical Engineer]

  1:00 P.M. UM research presentations II

[Multiscale crystal plasticity modeling of industrial forming processesVeera Sundararaghavan, Aerospace Engineering]
[Models of mechano-chemistry of materialsKrishna Garikipati, Mechanical Engineering and Mathematics]
[Computationally-driven materials designPaolo Elvati, Mechanical Engineering]
[Energy storage and materials simulation laboratoryDonald Siegel, Mechanical Engineering]
[Ab-initio studies of materials properties, Vikram Gavini, Mechanical Engineering]
[Predictive Modeling on the Mechanical Performance of Structural Materials at Complex EnvironmentsYue Fan, Mechanical Engineering]

    2:00 P.M. Next steps/ FY18 Automotive Research Center Proposals