March 5, 2014
First year MSE graduate student, Kate Lindley, received 2nd place in the "Pb-Free Solders and Other Materials for Emerging Interconnect and Packaging Technologies" Division of the TMS 2014 Graduate Student Poster Competition for her poster entitled, "Nucleation and Growth of Cu33Al17 in Al-Modified Sn-Ag-Cu and Sn-Cu Pb-Free Solder Alloys". The competition was held February 17-19th at The Minerals, Metals, and Materials Society (TMS) annual meeting and exhibition in San Diego, California.
February 19, 2014
The Department of Materials Engineering is proud to congratulate our students MaryBeth Pavlick, Daw Gen Lim, Nolan Lantieri and Wanying Li, recipients of 1st place and a prize of $20,000.00, at the 27th Annual Business Plan Competition at Burton D. Morgan Center for Entrepreneurship. The students put together the winning plan in forming ExDie, a company with a unique transformative technology to remove aluminum from an extrusion die in a safe and rapid manner.
February 10, 2014
Prof. Dayananda will be opening the Diffusion in Solids & Liquids (DSL) 2014 conference with a plenary lecture entitled "An Overview of Selected Phenomena in Multicomponent Diffusion"
January 30, 2014
Purdue (Daw Gen Lim, Ding-Wen (Tony) Chung, and R. Edwin García) and Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (Robert Kohler, Johannes Proell, Christopher Scherr, and Wilhelm Pfleging) researchers have demonstrated geometries that maximize power density and suppress chemomechanical stresses.