About us

Our buzzwords: Alloy, Microstructure, Evolution, 3D, Microscopy,
Precipitation, Oxidation, Corrosion, Radiation effects, Mechanical properties, …

Graduate student position available  – contact us.

  • Fun and hot demos....! (MConnex event)
    2015 MConnex: fun and hot stuff!

This year’s early news

We can’t wait to present results from some of our new projects. We will be at TMS in San Antonio in March, Spring MRS in Phoenix in April, the Gordon Conference on High temperature Corrosion in July, the Gordon Conference on Physical Metallurgy also in July, and Microscopy & Microanalysis in August. We have a few new stories and papers in review we can’t wait to share with you!

Group timeline and other news

  • May 2019: Ransom Stamps received his Master’s Degree. Congratulations Ransom!
  • May 2019: Paul Chao received his Master’s Degree. Congratulations  Paul and all the best in your future adventures!
  • November 2018: Kathleen win silver medal in the MSE graduate symposium!
  • September 2018: Thomas Maulbeck and Anshul Kamboj join the group: Welcome!
  • September 2018: Li-Jen Yu is now PhD candidate. Congratulations Li-Jen!
  • August 2018: Dr. Yakun Zhu joins the group: Welcome!
  • June 2018: Kathleen is now PhD candidate. Congratulations Kathleen!
  • May 2018: David Allen and Malhar Kute, MSE rising juniors at UoM, join us for the summer: welcome!
  • January 2018: Ransom Stamps joins the group: welcome!
  • December 2017: Best wishes to Peng-Wei in his next adventures in Taiwan and job with TSMC!
  • November 2017: Talia wins 2nd prize in Structural Materials research Category at the UoM Engineering Graduate Symposium
  • September 2017: Paul Chao joins the group: welcome!
  • September 2017: Congratulations to Ellen who successfully defended her thesis! Best wishes for your next adventures and job with Engineering Systems.
  • August 2017: Talia is now PhD candidate. Congratulations Talia!
  • August 2017: Congratulations to Peng-Wei Chu who successfully defended his thesis! 
  • August 2017: Ransom and Etienne: thank you for your time with us, we’ll miss you! 
  • August 2017: Welcome Dr. Iman Ghamarian!
  • July 2017: Elaina wins a 2017 Microscopy Microanalysis Student Scholar Award!
  • June 2017: Ransom Stamps, senior student at Missouri University of Science and Technology in Rolla, joins us for the summer: welcome!
  • May 2017: Congratulations to Kevin who successfully defended his thesis! Best wishes for your next adventures and job with Bettis!
  • April 2017: Best wishes to Yan for her next adventures and job with Applied Materials!
  • April 2017: Best wishes to Mukesh for his next adventures at Idaho national Laboratory!
  • March 2017: Etienne Le Mire, student at the Ecole Centrale de Nantes, joins us for a few months: welcome!
  • December 2016: Congratulations to Yan who successfully defended her thesis!
  • December 2016: Ellen selected for the 2017 TMS Light Metals Magnesium Best Paper – Student Award!
  • November 2016: Ellen and Peng-Wei win silver medals in the MSE graduate symposium!
  • September 2016: Larissa Woryk (MSE senior) joins us for a few months.
  • September 2016: Elaina is now PhD candidate. Congratulations Elaina!
  • September 2016: Best wishes to Vic for his next adventures in Zurich!
  • August 2016: Li-Jen Yu and Kathleen Chou join the group: welcome!
  • July 2016: Kevin Fisher wins a Microcopy and Microanalysis Student Award!
  • June 2016: James Mohan (sophomore – MSE major) and Riley Bohr (junior – CS major) join us for the summer of research on atom probe tomography data analysis methods.
  • May 2016: Best wishes to Lan and Adam for their next adventures!
  • April 2016: Lindsay wins the Best Session Award for all of the Medical Device Development Projects in the ME Undergraduate Symposium. Congratulations Lindsay!
  • April 2016: Adam received his Master’s Degree. Congratulations Adam!
  • December 2015: Best wishes to Jong-Doo Ju for his next position.
  • September 2015: Junhua Chen, Ana Reyes, and Lindsay Purvis start undergraduate research projects: welcome!
  • September 2015: Welcome to the group, Talia Barth!
  • June 2015: JongDoo Ju joins the group: welcome!
  • May 2015: Timothy Chan, Graham Keep, Yuling Liu, and Yuxiang Zhang start a summer of undergraduate research experience with us: welcome!
  • April 2015: Ellen is now PhD candidate. Congratulations Ellen!
  • April 2015: Best wishes to Craig for his new job!
  • March 2015: Lifan Yan joins the group half time. Welcome back Lifan!
  • April 2015: Andrew Chen Thank you for your participation as undergrad researcher- have fun at Stanford!
  • January 2015: Thomas Bajis Thank you for your participation as undergrad researcher!
  • October 2014: Yimeng is starting a new position at Cameca Instruments in Madison, WI. We will miss you!
  • September 2014: Elaina Anderson: Welcome to our group!
  • August 2014: Dr. Vicente Aurollo-Peters joins us from the University of Sydney: welcome!
  • August 2014: Peng-Wei is now PhD candidate. Congratulations Peng-Wei!
  • August 2014: UM junior Benjamin Utall-Beroff finished his summer project with us: have fun next semester in Japan!
  • May 2014: UM senior Chad Kay is graduating and starting at Ford. Thank you for your time with us and all the best!
  • May 2014: UM junior Maureen Daum finished her semester project: thank you for your contribution!
  • April 2014: Reshma Mathew is awarded a MS degree: best wishes for the future.
  • April 2014: Kevin Fisher is now PhD candidate. Congratulations Kevin!
  • December 2013: Allen Hunter is off to FEI. Thank you for your contribution and time with us!
  • November 2013: Dr. Lan Yao from Oak Ridge National Laboratory joins the group!
  • September 2013: Craig Shaner, Welcome to the group!
  • August 2013: Yan Dong‘s first paper accepted in Journal of Nuclear Materials.
  • July 2013: UM senior Julia Kohanek‘s short summer with us. Good luck in grad school!
  • May 2013: Good luck to UM sophomore Sean Gray in his future endeavors. Thank you for your contribution and time with us!
  • April 2013: Congratulations to Adam McFarland for winning the 2013 Brian Worth Prize!
  • Feb 2013: Congratulations to Yan Dong for receiving the 2013-2014 Barbour fellowship!
  • Feb 2013: Peng-Wei Chu Welcome to our group!
  • September 2012: Ellen Sitzmann and Kevin Fisher join the group.
  • May 2012: Welcome Adam McFarland, a summer undergraduate researcher!
  • March 2012: Dr. Allen Hunter from Northwestern U joins the group.
  • February 2012: Dr. Mukesh Bachhav from U. of Rouen joins the group.
  • September 2011: Yan Dong and Reshma Mathew join the group.
  • June 2011: Dr. Yimeng Chen from NIMS in Japan joins the group.
  • January 2011: Day 1.