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…

MS&T17 in Pittsburgh!

The Materials Science and Technology Conference for 2017 was held in Pittsburgh during October 8-12. From the Chmielus group, we had: Dr. Markus Chmielus gave an invited talk in the Additive Manufacturing of Functional Materials symposium, and also co-chaired the same symposium. Jakub Toman gave a talk on epitaxial growth…

Martensite!

It's hard to find people who share a certain familiarity with and fondness for a specific crystalline phase of a material. But one phase that has almost a cult following is martensite! Martensite is characterized by a martensitic transformation - a transformation that is diffusionless. In most phase transformations, the…

RAPID + TCT 2017

Members of the Chmielus Lab┬ápresented at┬áthe RAPID + TCT 2017 conference at the David Lawrence Convention Center in Pittsburgh, PA on May 11, 2017. Dr. Markus Chmielus gave a talk detailing the additive manufacturing research being done at the University of Pittsburgh. Title: "Additive Manufacturing Research and Capabilities at the…