Kaylene Stocking Awarded Emma W. Locke Award

SSOE News PittWire   Undergraduate Senior Kaylene Stocking is working with the Chmielus Lab on the electrical systems component of several projects. At this year's Honors Convocation, Kaylene received the Emma W Locke award for her excellent scholarship, character, and devotion to the ideals of the University. Read the linked…

ASM Young Members Night

At ASM Young Members Night on February 21st, the Chmielus group helped to plan, participated with posters and took home some prizes! Planning Committee:- Emma Dickinson Submitted Posters:- Katerina Kimes (graduate)- Jakub Toman (graduate)- Erica Stevens (graduate)- Rafael Rodriguez (undergraduate)- Pierangeli Rodriguez (undergraduate) Poster Prizes: - Erica Stevens (2nd place,…

November ASM Meeting

On November 15, 2018, members of the Chmielus Lab attended and participated in the November meeting of the ASM Pittsburgh Chapter in Benedum Hall at the University of Pittsburgh. PhD student Erica Stevens gave an introduction to magnetic refrigeration, magnetocaloric materials, and her work on additive manufacturing of magnetocaloric Ni-Mn-Cu-Ga.…

Microscopy & Microanalysis (M&M) 2018

At M&M 2018 in Baltimore, Erica Stevens was elected to the role of President-Elect in the Microscopy Society of America Student Council (MSA StC). While at the conference, Erica also presented two posters: Direct Laser Deposition and Homogenization of Ni-Co-Mn-Sn Magnetocaloric Material Using Micro-Computed Tomography to Investigate Powder Distribution Trends…

Manuscript Published in Acta Materialia

Recently, an AM3 manuscript was accepted and posted in its final version! “Sintering regimes and resulting microstructure and properties of binder jet 3D printed Ni-Mn-Ga magnetic shape memory alloys” by Amir Mostafaei, Pierangeli Rodriguez De Vecchis, Erica Stevens, and Markus Chmielus will be published in Acta Materialia on August 1, 2018. …

Two Manuscripts Published

Recently, two AM3 manuscripts were accepted and posted in their final versions! "Properties of as-deposited and heat-treated Ni-Mn-Ga magnetic shape memory alloy processed by directed energy deposition" by Jakub Toman, Peter Müllner (Boise State University), and Markus Chmielus will be published in the Journal of Alloys and Compounds on July…

Admitted Females Event

Today, we showed some admitted female students how awesome Pitt and materials science are. These students have been admitted to Pitt engineering but haven't committed to a school yet, and also haven't chosen their major yet. We showed them around the ANSYS Additive Manufacturing Lab, and demonstrated the amazing shape-changing…
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