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Group Pictures

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May 2021: Congrats to (right to left): John Ferguson, Brandon Mackey, and Alejandra Ortiz for graduating with their Master’s degrees. 

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July 2020: Even with social distancing, the ACME group still finds ways to hold social events - shown here is the first Quarentine Games!

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July 2020: Our hooding ceremony celebrating Imad’s PhD in May 2020, in which the officlal Purdue ceremony was held virtually.

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November 2019: Members of the group raising money for charty during Movember.

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May and August 2019: Alexandra Mallory (MS), Andrea Nicolas (PhD), and Diwakar Naragani (PhD) shortly after the graduation ceremonies.

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TMS, March 2019: San Antonio, TX.

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Indianapolis, August 2018: Kevin, Brian, and Saikiran during the face-to-face MxD 15-11 project, with team members on the right.


TMS, March 2018: Phoenix, AZ - group picture with Dr. Kevin Walker.

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Graduation, December 2017: (left) Priya Ravi, MS and (right) Andrea Rovinelli, PhD.

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Labsgiving, November 2017.

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Todd’s going away happy hour (this is becoming our regular table), July 2016.

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Group BBQ, July 2016.

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TMS in Nashville, TN, February 2016.


Lena putting her metallurgy knowledge to good use, making knives, December 2015.

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Labs-giving, November 2015.

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Group lunch, October 2015.

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Camping, Shades State Park, October 2015.

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Holiday Party, December 2014.

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Group lunch celebrating Kun's birthday, November 2014.

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Our group at the Purdue AAE's Industry Advisory Council party, joined by Prof. Shih, November 2014.

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John Rotella teaching 5th and 6th graders about Materials Science during Purdue Space Day, as Astronaut Charlie Walker looks on, October 2014. 

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Sai receiving the TMS Superalloys Award, October 2014.  Congrats!

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Our group's yard game challenge against Dr. Bane's group, August 2013.

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The group with Neil, always looking towards the future, July 2013.

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Holiday Party, December 2012.


View Alexandra Mallory’s impression of SURF at Purdue (click on link)


Our group's research is aligned with many national initiatives:

Materials Genome Initiative

Integrated Computational Materials (Science and) Engineering

Manufacturing USA

Digital Twin / DoD Digital Engineering

Digital Manufacturing and Design Innovation Institute

Lightweight Innovations for Tomorrow

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