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Associate Professors

Michael Philip Short

Michael's Personal Website

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Research Scientists

Gregory Wallace


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Kevin B Woller

Active Projects: MSR/FHR Irradiation/Corrosion, Deconvolving Radiation Damage

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Administrative Assistants

Rachel Batista


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Postdoctoral Associates

Max Carlson

Active Projects: Fractalline Fouling Deposits, Coating failure modes
Focus Area: Fouling-resistant coating design
Max's Personal Website

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Sara Elizabeth Ferry

Active Projects: Deconvolving Radiation Damage, ATF Materials
Focus Area: ARC vacuum vessel and blanket tank materials design

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David Fischer

Focus Area: Irradiation enhancement of REBCO superconductors for fusion energy

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Weiyue Zhou

Active Projects: MSR/FHR Irradiation/Corrosion
Focus Area: Mechanisms of radiation-affected corrosion

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Graduate Students

Wande Cairang
Mentored by Weiyue Zhou

Active Projects: MSR/FHR Irradiation/Corrosion
Focus Area: Radiation-Decelerated Corrosion in Liquid Lead

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Rachel Connick
Jointly supervised by R. Scott Kemp

Active Projects: Wigner Energy
Focus Area: Calorimetric fingerprints of historical uranium enrichment

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Benjamin Dacus

Active Projects: Deconvolving Radiation Damage
Focus Area: Rapid down-selection of structural materials

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Alexis Rustam Devitre
Jointly supervised by Dennis Whyte
Mentored by David Fischer

Focus Area: Irradiation enhancement of REBCO superconductors

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Surya Effendy
Jointly supervised by Martin Bazant

Active Projects: Coating failure modes
Focus Area: Localized corrosion mechanism elucidation

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Charlie Hirst

Active Projects: Wigner Energy
Focus Area: Direct measurement of Wigner energy from radiation damage

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Samuel McAlpine

Active Projects: MSR/FHR Irradiation/Corrosion, ATF Materials
Focus Area: Multimetallic layered composites (MMLCs) and high entropy alloys (HEAs)

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Adria Peterkin

Active Projects: MSR/FHR Irradiation/Corrosion
Focus Area: Radiation-affected corrosion in impurity-laden molten salt

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Daniel Reinfurt

Active Projects: Wigner Energy
Focus Area: Forensic fingerprints of uranium enrichment

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Sean Robertson

Active Projects: MSR/FHR Irradiation/Corrosion
Focus Area: Non-contact measurement of molten salt thermophysical properties

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Kevin Tang
Jointly supervised by Gregory Wallace

Active Projects: Deconvolving Radiation Damage

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William Zhou
Jointly supervised by Bilge Yildiz

Active Projects: Coating failure modes
Focus Area: Failure modes of water-based environmental coatings

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Undergraduate Student (UROP)s

Aljazzy Alahmadi
Mentored by Saleem Al Dajani

Active Projects: Deconvolving Radiation Damage
Focus Area: Non-destructive spinodal decomposition detection

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Isabel K Alvarez
Mentored by Myles Stapelberg

Focus Area: Rapid Automated Materials - Discovery, Development, Deployment

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Tsolmon Bazarragchaa
Mentored by David Fischer

Focus Area: Simulating Irradiation Tolerance of Superconductors for Fusion with Molecular Dynamics

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Bethany Belleque
Mentored by Julie Logan

Focus Area: Simulating positron annihilation lifetime spectra of superconducting oxides

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Jaron F Cota
Mentored by Samuel McAlpine

Active Projects: Deconvolving Radiation Damage
Focus Area: Vetting new, radiation resistant stainless steels

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Adam Deng
Mentored by David Fischer

Focus Area: Simulating Irradiation Tolerance of Superconductors for Fusion with Molecular Dynamics

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Edward Lu
Mentored by David Fischer

Focus Area: Simulating Irradiation Tolerance of Superconductors for Fusion with First Principles Atomistics

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Armando Martinez
Mentored by Benjamin Dacus

Active Projects: Deconvolving Radiation Damage
Focus Area: Tracking changes in thermal diffusivity vs. irradiation for tritium-producing burnable absorber rods (TPBARs)

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Avery Nguyen
Mentored by Rachel Connick

Active Projects: Wigner Energy
Focus Area: Measuring radiation damage of PCTFE gaskets for nuclear enrichment forensics

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Irura Nyiha
Mentored by Charlie Hirst

Focus Area: Rapid Automated Materials - Discovery, Development, Deployment

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Charles Phu
Mentored by Benjamin Dacus

Active Projects: Deconvolving Radiation Damage
Focus Area: Detecting short-range ordering via changes in thermal diffusivity using TGS

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Dylan J Raphael
Mentored by David Fischer

Focus Area: Simulating Irradiation Tolerance of Superconductors for Fusion with Molecular Dynamics

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Johan J Soto
Mentored by Benjamin Dacus

Focus Area: Nanocrystalline tungsten plasma facing components

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Myles Stapelberg
Jointly supervised by Ju Li
Mentored by Kangpyo So

Active Projects: Metal-CNT Composites

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Ethan Stewart
Mentored by David Fischer

Focus Area: Simulating Irradiation Tolerance of Superconductors for Fusion with First Principles Atomistics

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Sara E Zangi
Mentored by Kevin Woller

Focus Area: Plasma-material interactions using TGS/DIONISOS

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Visiting Students

Hervé Caralp (Brown)
Mentored by Weiyue Zhou

Focus Area: Modeling the effect of radiolysis on the corrosiveness of molten fluoride salts

Madalyn Scherwinski (Mary U.)
Mentored by Saleem Al Dajani

Focus Area: Material property changes in irradiated hydrides for microreactors

Kavya Velmurugan (RPI)

Active Projects: Wigner Energy
Focus Area: Modeling nucleation and growth of irradiated PTFE recyrstallization

Kagei Yu (Tokyo Tech)
Mentored by Benjamin Dacus

Focus Area: Measuring coupled strain and thermal transport in semiconductors


Research Affiliates

Saleem A Al Dajani

Active Projects: Deconvolving Radiation Damage

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Nouf AlMousa

Active Projects: Deconvolving Radiation Damage

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Cody A. Dennett (INL)

Active Projects: Deconvolving Radiation Damage
Cody's Personal Website

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Frank A Garner (TAMU)

Active Projects: Deconvolving Radiation Damage

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Miaomiao (Mia) Jin (Penn State)

Active Projects: Deconvolving Radiation Damage
Miaomiao (Mia)'s Personal Website

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Mikhail Merezhko (INP, Kazakhstan)

Active Projects: Deconvolving Radiation Damage

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Stefano Segantin (Polito, Italy)


Caroline Sorenson

Active Projects: Deconvolving Radiation Damage

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Cigdem Toparli (METU, Turkey)

Active Projects: Fractalline Fouling Deposits

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Massachusetts Institute of Technology
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