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  • Suyue got the 2020 MFD Symposium best poster award
    Suyue Yuan got the best poster award in the 2020 edition of the Mork Family Department of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science Annual Student Research Symposium. The symposium took place on March 3, 2020 at the beautiful Doheny Memorial Library of USC. There were 23 graduate and 5 undergraduate poster presentations and 10 oral presentations.…
  • Paulo Branicio presents an invited talk at the 2020 TMS annual meeting
    Paulo Branicio was an invited speaker at the 2020 TMS Annual meeting. His invited talk titled "Deformation and failure of CuZr gradient nanoglasses" discussed recent results on gradient nanoglass research developed in the group, which are being lead by Suyue Yuan. The TMS annual meetings are some of the best venues for scientific and technology…
  • End of Summer group BBQ
    Before the beginning of the 2019 Fall semester the group got together at Prof. Branicio's house to have a bbq celebration with endless supply of grilled meat cuts in traditional Brazilian bbq style. The bbq was followed by a walk to the Cascade Park to see the sunset and take pictures.
  • Celebration of the first papers of Haoxuan and Chang
    Haoxuan and Chang published their first papers and the group celebrated cheering their accomplishment. Haoxuan very first paper, a result of his investigation of tribological properties of graphene/C60/graphene sandwich structure coatings, was published in the prestigious journal Carbon, one of the top research journals in the wide carbon materials field. His paper can be found…
  • Paulo Branicio presents an invited talk at the University of California, Irvine
    Paulo Branicio visited the Materials Science and Engineering department of the University of California, Irvine and presented a talk on May 17, 2019. His invited talk titled "Deformation and Failure of Heterogeneous Metallic Glasses" discussed recent advances in metallic glass research developed in the group, in particular recent results produced by Suyue Yuan.  
  • Paulo Branicio is an invited speaker and session chair at the MRS Spring
    Paulo Branicio was an invited speaker and session chair at the 2019 MRS Spring. His invited talk titled "Deformation and failure of CuZr gradient nanoglasses" discussed recent results on gradient nanoglass research developed in the group, which are being lead by Suyue Yuan. The MRS conferences are some of the best venues for scientific and technology…
  • Paulo Branicio visits SUTD and presents an invited talk
    Paulo Branicio visited the beautiful campus of the Singapore University of Technology and Design - Singapore and presented an invited talk at the Engineering Product Development Lecture Series on April 12th, 2019.
  • Paulo Branicio presents an invited talk at the Century Fracture Mechanics Summit
    Paulo Branicio was an invited speaker at the CFMS100 - Century Fracture Mechanics Summit (CFMS) 2019, cfmsummit2019.sg. His invited talk titled "Mechanical Behavior of Nanostructured Metallic Glasses" discussed recent advances in metallic glass research developed in the group, in particular recent results produced by Suyue Yuan. The inaugural summit aimed to bring together global leaders to celebrate…
  • Celebration of the first paper published by Suyue
    Suyue published her first paper and the group celebrated cheering her accomplishment. Her paper is a result from a collaboration with Singapore Institute of High Performance Computing. The work, about the use of nanoglasses in balloon expandable stents, was published in the prestigious Journal of Biomedical Materials Research. Part B Applied Biomaterials, one of the…
  • Paulo Branicio presents a keynote talk at the International Conference on Plasticity, Damage, and Fracture 2019
    Paulo Branicio was a keynote speaker at the 2019 edition of the International Conference on Plasticity, Damage, and Fracture. He also organized and chaired one of the conference symposia titled "Deformation and Plasticity of Nanoporous and Mechanical Metamaterials". The conference, with about 350 participants, including keynote and invited speakers, was held at The Westin Playa Bonita,…