Center for Hierarchical Materials Design

CHiMaD at Dow Lab Safety Academy

Nov 30, 2017

In October, NIST-CHiMaD Postdoctoral Research Fellow Jeffrey Ting (University of Chicago) and CHiMaD Graduate Student Kazi Sadman (Northwestern University) attended the The Dow Chemical Company Lab Safety Academy. This two-day event in Midland, MI focused on immersing attendees in an integrated culture of safety at the industry level by highlighting best practices and sharing ideas towards improving laboratory safety standards in academia.

ASM Materials Genome Toolkit Winners Announced

Dec 1, 2017

The ASM Materials Education Foundation is pleased to announce the winners of the 2017 ASM Materials Genome Toolkit competition. As determined by an independent review committee, the undergraduate engineering departments at the University of Florida, the University of Pittsburgh, and Wright State University will receive a three-year site license for a suite of Thermo-Calc software tools intended to aid in the instruction of computational materials design, an emerging engineering practice deemed essential to the success of the U.S. Materials Genome Initiative (MGI) and global leadership in manufacturing.

Agrawal Gives Keynote Lecture at MGI Symposium at CMC

Aug 1, 2017

Prof. Ankit Agrawal was recently invited to give a keynote lecture about his research on materials informatics and data mining at the Materials Genome Symposium of Chinese Materials Conference (CMC) 2017, held July 6-12 in Yinchuan, Nigxia, China. His talk was titled, "Materials Informatics and Big Data: Realization of 'Fourth Paradigm' of Science in Materials Science." Chinese Materials Conference is the most important meeting series of Chinese Materials Research Society (C-MRS).

Joint NIST-CHiMaD Publication

Oct 17, 2017

ACS Macro Letters cover for October features a NIST-CHiMaD joint publication by Debra Audus and Juan De Pablo on Polymer Informatics.

Benchmarking Phase Field Methods

Dec 1, 2017

CHiMaD scientists lead by Heionen publish benchmark questions for phase field methods

ASM International Announces Winners of Materials Genome Toolkit Competition

Jun 1, 2015

Six winning engineering schools, University of Maryland, Michigan Tech, Cal-Poly Pomona, Carnegie Mellon, Virginia Tech, and Alfred University, to be recognized at MS&T2015.

Olle Heinonen elected as a Fellow of the American Physical Society

Jan 23, 2015

Congratulations to CHiMaD researcher Olle Heinonen (NAISE) on being elected as a Fellow of the American Physical Society

Mark Hersam named 2014 MacArthur Fellow

Sep 22, 2014

Congratulations to CHiMaD researcher Mark Hersam on being named a 2014 MacArthur Fellow

CHiMaD Co-director Juan de Pablo coauthors paper on MGI

Aug 1, 2014

MGI article in Current Opinions in Solid State and Materials Science

Better Materials for Safer Sports

Jun 2, 2014

CHiMaD to be part of the efforts on increased research on materials to combat traumatic brain injuries

CHiMaD: A New Center for Materials Research

Apr 23, 2014

New Center for Materials Research to Advance Innovation: A Chicago-based consortium to advance hierarchical materials design