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Prof. El-Awady promotion to an Associate Professor with Tenure
Wednesday 4th January 2017
Prof. El-Awady has been promoted to an Associate Professor with Tenure effective January 1, 2017 ..
New publication on temperature effects on the mobility of pyramidal dislocations in magnesium
Monday 3rd October 2016
Our former postdoctoral scholar Dr. Haidong Fan, currently an associate professor at SiChuan University in China, and Prof. El-Awady publish a new paper in Scripta Mater on "Temperature effects on ..
Dr. Gu joins our group as a postdoctoral researcher
Monday 3rd October 2016
We would like to welcome Dr. Yejun Gu who is joining our lab as a postdoctoral researcher. Dr Gu recently finished his PhD from Hong Kong University of Science and ..
New Publication on Epoxy Polymers
Thursday 11th August 2016
Current PhD student Amin Aramoon and Prof. El-Awady with two other co-authors from AFRL publish a new paper in The Journal of Physical Chemistry B titled: "A Coarse-Grained Molecular Dynamics ..
Visting undergraduate students
Thursday 11th August 2016
Two visiting undergraduate students Oreoluwa Adesina (Morgan State University) and Islam Kibba (Zewail City of Science and Technology, Egypt) have joined us this summer as summer interns. Coarse-Grained Molecular Dynamics ..
Summer undergraduate students in our lab
Thursday 11th August 2016
Undergraduate students Sapreen Abbass (ME), Ryenne Dietrick (CS), and Roshan Plamthottam (MS&E) have conducted summer research on different topics in our lab. this summer as summer interns. Coarse-Grained Molecular Dynamics ..
Ahmed Hussein Defends his PhD
Wednesday 19th August 2015
It is with great pleasure to announce that Ahmed Hussein has successfully defended his PhD thesis titled "Dislocation Microstructure and Surface Roughness Evolution in Single and Multi-Phase Microcrystals" on August ..
Dr. Kinshuk Srivastava joins our group as a Post Doctoral Fellow
Wednesday 22nd April 2015
We welcome Dr. Kinshuk Srivastava who joined our group this Spring as a Post Doctoral Fellow. Dr. Srivastava finished his PhD on "Atomistically-informed Discrete Dislocation Dynamics Modeling of plastic flow ..
Jaafar El-Awady Receives National Science Foundation CAREER Award
Thursday 15th January 2015
The National Science Foundation has selected Jaafar El-Awady, Assistant Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering, to receive its prestigious CAREER Award, which recognizes the highest level of excellence in ..
New Nature Communications Publication
Thursday 15th January 2015
Prof. El-Awady publishes a new article on "Unravelling the physics of size-dependent dislocation-mediated plasticity" in Nature Communications. Check it out.....   http://www.nature.com/ncomms/2015/150106/ncomms6926/full/ncomms6926.html CAREER Award, which recognizes the highest level of excellence in ..
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Saturday 13th December 2014
You can now subscribe to our Youtube Channel for updates and videos from our research and publications.   https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCdenbVa1WILKd6K-Uhj-zsg/videos Check it out.....   http://www.nature.com/ncomms/2015/150106/ncomms6926/full/ncomms6926.html CAREER Award, which recognizes the highest level of excellence in ..
New paper on effect of size, orientation and alloying on the deformation of AZ31 nanopillars
Saturday 13th December 2014
Zachary H. Aitken, Haidong Fan, Jaafar A. El-Awady, and Julia R. Greer, publish a new article in the Journal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids on the effect of ..
New paper on Hall-Petch effects in ultrafine-grained magnesium
Saturday 13th December 2014
Haidong Fan, Sylvie Aubry, A. Arsenlis, and Jaafar A. El-Awady publich a new article in Scripta Materialia on the orientation influence on grain size effects in ultrafine-grained magnesium. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.scriptamat.2014.10.031 effect of ..
New paper on patter formation in FCC crystals
Saturday 13th December 2014
Ahmed M. Hussein, Satish I. Rao, Michael D. Uchic, Dennis M. Dimiduk, and Jaafar A. El-Awady publishes a new paper on "Microstructurally based cross-slip mechanisms and their effects on dislocation ..
Professor El-Awady is presented with the ASME 2014 Orr Early Career Award
Wednesday 26th November 2014
Professor El-Awady is presented with the ASME 2014 Orr Early Career Award at the ASME 2014 International Mechanical Engineering Congress & Exposition in Motreal Last week. their effects on dislocation ..
Ahmed Hussein wins a best poster award at MMM2014.
Friday 10th October 2014
Congratulations to Ahmed Hussein, who won a best poster award. His poster - "Dislocation Pattern Evolution and Strain Hardening in FCC Metals through Discrete Dislocation Dynamics Simulations" - was presented at ..
Professor El-Awady has been selected to receive the ASME 2014 Orr Early Career Award
Tuesday 26th August 2014
Professor El-Awady has been selected to receive the ASME 2014 Orr Early Career Award. This Early Career Award is given by the Orr Family through the Materials Division of the ASME ..
Professor El-Awady joins the editorial panel of "Advanced Materials Theory"
Tuesday 26th August 2014
Professor El-Awady joins the editorial panel of the newly established Journal "Advanced Materials Theory" (AMT). AMT is an open access, peer reviewed, scholarly journal dedicated to publishing state-of-the-art research in ..
Professor El-Awady joins the Editorial Advisory Board of "Plasticity and Mechanics of Defects"
Tuesday 26th August 2014
Professor El-Awady joins the Editorial Advisory Board of the newly established Open Access journal “Plasticity and Mechanics of Defects”. The aim of this journal is to publish fundamental research on all ..
New Paper on dislocation slip in Mg published in Acta Materialia
Monday 14th April 2014
Checkout our new Paper in Acta Materialia on "Formation and slip of pyramidal dislocations in hexagonal close-packed magnesium single crystals" by Y. Tang and J.A. El-Awady, Volume 71, 2014, Pages ..
Ahmed Hussein Passes the GBO exam
Tuesday 21st January 2014
Congratlations Ahmed Hussein for passing the GBO exam at the ME department. Ahmed is now officially a PhD candidate! crystals" by Y. Tang and J.A. El-Awady, Volume 71, 2014, Pages ..
Welcoming Quan Jiao our new Ph.D student joining us this Fall
Wednesday 28th August 2013
We would like to welcome Quan Jiao who joined our lab as a new Ph.D. student starting this Fall. crystals" by Y. Tang and J.A. El-Awady, Volume 71, 2014, Pages ..
Two new visiting undergraduate students join our lab
Friday 9th August 2013
We would like to welcome Nadia Salman and Mohamed Tawfeek, both seniors students at the Mechanical Engineering Department at the The British University In Egypt. They will be both working ..
New Postdoc Dr. Haidong Fan joins our lab
Tuesday 16th July 2013
We would like to welcome Dr. Haidong Fan who joined us last week as a new postdoc in our group. British University In Egypt. They will be both working ..
Check out our new paper in Phil Mag
Tuesday 4th June 2013
Spontaneous athermal cross-slip nucleation at screw dislocation intersections in FCC metals and L12 intermetallics investigated via atomistic simulations http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/14786435.2013.799788#.Ua5DUJywXcg our group. British University In Egypt. They will be both working ..
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Thursday 23rd May 2013
https://www.facebook.com/pages/Computational-Materials-Engineering-Laboratory/205028219568905 athermal cross-slip nucleation at screw dislocation intersections in FCC metals and L12 intermetallics investigated via atomistic simulations http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/14786435.2013.799788#.Ua5DUJywXcg our group. British University In Egypt. They will be both working ..
Sumposium "KK Dislocation Plasticity" at MRS Fall Meeting, December 2013
Thursday 23rd May 2013
Prof. El-Awady is co-organizing a minisymposium on Dislocation Plasticity at MRS Fall meeting, December 2013. Full details may be found at http://www.mrs.org/f13-cfp-kk/ University In Egypt. They will be both working ..
Prof. El-Awady is co-organizing a minisymposium on "Materials for Extreme Environments: Multi-Scale Experiments and Simulations" at the 50th Society of Engineering Science Annual Technical Meeting.
Tuesday 12th February 2013
We cordially invite you to participate in the minisymposium "Materials for Extreme Environments: Multi-Scale Experiments and Simulations" at the 50th Society of Engineering Science Annual Technical Meeting (http://www.brown.edu/Conference/ses2013/). The Meeting ..
Prof. El-Awady gives an invited talk at the Institute for Pure & Applied Mathematics at UCLA as part of the workshop on Mesoscale and Continuum Scale Modeling of Materials Defects
Saturday 2nd February 2013
Prof. El-Awady gives an invited talk at the Institute for Pure & Applied Mathematics at UCLA as part of the workshop on Mesoscale and Continuum Scale Modeling of Materials Defects ..
Prof. El-Awady and co-authors publish a research paper in Scripta Materialia
Saturday 2nd February 2013
Prof. El-Awady and co-authors publish a research paper in Scripta Materialia & Applied Mathematics at UCLA as part of the workshop on Mesoscale and Continuum Scale Modeling of Materials Defects ..
Starting Fall 2013: open PhD position in multi-scale computational modeling of materials degradation and failure at the Mechanical Engineering Department, Johns Hopkins University
Saturday 2nd February 2013
Starting Fall 2013: open PhD position in multi-scale computational modeling of materials degradation and failure at the Mechanical Engineering Department, Johns Hopkins University and Continuum Scale Modeling of Materials Defects ..
Dr. Tang and Prof. El-Awady publish a research paper in Physical Review B on "Molecular dynamics simulations of the interactions of hydrogen with dislocations in fcc metals"
Saturday 2nd February 2013
Dr. Tang and Prof. El-Awady publish a research paper in Physical Review B on "Molecular dynamics simulations of the interactions of hydrogen with dislocations in fcc metals" of Materials Defects ..