Advanced Materials and Mechanics Laboratory

 

Archived Student News

  • 1/2015 - Dr. Jared Tracy successfully defends his thesis.
  • 12/2014 Jared Tracy's paper, "A New Experimental Approach for In Situ Damage Assessment in Fibrous Ceramic Matrix Composites at High Temperature" is published in Journal of the American Ceramic Society.
  • 11/2014 Jason Geathers' paper, "Investigating Environmental Effects on Small Fatigue Crack Growth in Ti-6242S Using Combined Ultrasonic Fatigue and Scanning Electorn Microscopy," is published in IJF: PDF file
  • 11/2014 Adam Kammers' paper, "Microstructure Length Scale Strain Rate Sensitivity in Ultrafine-Grained Aluminum is published to JMR: PDF file
  • 10/3/2014 - Jason Geathers places 1st in the Society of Experimental Science (SES) Student Competition.
  • 9/1/2014 - Welcome to Maya Nath, who joins the group as a PhD pre-candidate.
  • 9/1/2014 - Welcome to our new undergraduate researchers: Michael Compagner and Jason Krystek from the University of Michigan.
  • 6/6/2014 - Jason Geathers places 1st in the Society of Experimental Mechanics (SEM) International Student Paper Competition.
  • 6/1/2014 - Welcome to our new undergraduate researchers: Monica Pinon from the University of Texas at El Paso, and Brandon Hazelton from the University of Michigan.
  • 5/12/2014 - Dr. Adam Kammers successfully defends his thesis.
  • 4/10/2014 - Will LePage is a 2014 recipient of a NDSEG fellowship.
  • 1/27/2014 - Welcome to Zhe Chen, who joins the group as a post-doctoral scholar.
  • 12/4/2013 - Ben Reedlunn wins the 2013 IJSS Best Paper Award for his paper on SMA cables.
  • 11/20/2013 - Jason Geathers wins 2nd place in the 2013 U-M Engineering Graduate Symposium, Mechanics of Materials & Structures Division, for his research on very high cycle fatigue mechanisms in Ti6242.
  • 9/15/2013 - Benjamin Reedlunn's paper on SMA cables is currently the #1 most downloaded paper on IJSS.
  • 9/1/2013 - Welcome new doctoral students Will LePage and Marissa Linne!
  • 8/8/2013 - Kyubum Kim successfully defends his thesis. Congratulations, Dr. Kim!
  • 8/5/2013 - Adam Kammers is awarded Best Student Poster during the "Physical Metallurgy" Gordon Research Conference for his poster on deformation mechanisms in ultrafine-grained Aluminum.
  • 6/3/2013 - Kyubum Kim receives the 2013 Hetenyi Award from the Society of Experimental Mechanics for the best paper published in Experimental Mechanics in 2011.
  • 6/1/2013 - Adam Kammers' paper, "Digital Image Correlation Under Scanning Electron Microscopy: Methodology and Validation," is accepted to Experimental Mechanics: PDF file
  • 5/17/2013 - The new ultrasonic fatigue modified SEM is up and running!
  • 4/19/2013 - Adam Kammers wins the U-M COE Robert Caddell Memorial Materials and Manufacturing Award for significant joint graduate student/faculty research contributions to the field.
  • 4/16/2013 - Mike Kimiecik's article on analyzing transformation in SMAs at the grain level appears in Advanced Materials & Processes April 2003 issue: PDF file
  • 2/25/2013 - Adam Kammers' paper, "Self-Assembled Nanoparticle Surface Patterning for Improved Digital Image Correlation in a Scanning Electron Microscope," is accepted to Experimental Mechanics: PDF file
  • 1/15/2013 - Jared Tracy is selected as the Materials Science and Engineering Department's recipient for the COE Richard and Eleanor Towner Prize for Distinguished Academic Achievement. This award is presented to the outstanding graduate student in each degree program. Criteria considered by the department awards committee include student’s active participation in research, leadership and academic performance.
  • 2/25/2013 - Adam Kammers' paper, "Self-Assembled Nanoparticle Surface Patterning for Improved Digital Image Correlation in a Scanning Electron Microscope," is accepted to Experimental Mechanics: PDF file
  • 1/15/2013 - Jared Tracy is selected as the Materials Science and Engineering Department's recipient for the COE Richard and Eleanor Towner Prize for Distinguished Academic Achievement. This award is presented to the outstanding graduate student in each degree program. Criteria considered by the department awards committee include student’s active participation in research, leadership and academic performance.
  • 1/7/2013 - Undergraduate students Eugene Bong and Adam Joyce join the Daly group.
  • 12/29/2012 - Michael Kimiecik's paper, "Quantitative Studies of Microstructural Phase Transformation in Nickel-Titanium," appears in Materials Letters: PDF file
  • 9/2012 - Alan Githens joins the Daly group.
  • 6/26/2012 - Kyubum Kim's paper, "Martensite Strain Memory in the Shape Memory Alloy Nickel-Titanium under Mechanical Loading," is selected as the 2013 Hetenyi Award recipient from the Society of Experimental Mechanics, for Best Research Paper published in Experimental Mechanics in 2011: PDF file.
  • 6/3/2012 - Adam Kammers places 3rd in the Society of Experimental Mechanics International Student Paper Competition.
  • 4/12/2012 - Adam Kammers is selected to receive the 2012 COE Alexander Azarkhin Scholarship. This distinction is awarded to one exceptional graduate student each year in the Mechanical Engineering Department in the area of applied mechanics.