NEWS

 

2020

January, 2020 Invited Presentation by Avinash at the Workshop: Techniques and Capabilities for High Pressure Research at HPCAT, Argonne National Laboratory, Lemont, IL; Jan 15-16 (2020)
January, 2020 Keynote Presentation by Avinash at the International Conference on Plasticity, Damage, and Fracture 2020, Barcelo Maya GrandResort, Rivera Maya, Mexico; Jan. 3-9 (2020)

2019

December, 2019 Conference presentations by Avanish, Marco and Shayani at the Materials Research Society (MRS) Fall Meeting, Boston, MA; November 25-20, (2018)
June, 2019 Conference presentations by Sergey, Marco, and Ke at the 21st Biennial Conference of the APS Topical Group on Shock Compression of Condensed Matter (SHOCK19), June 16-21, Portland, Oregon (2019)
 June, 2019 Rajesh Kumar accepts Assistant Professor Position  in Mechanical Engineering at National Institute of Technology, Hamirpur, INDIA
 May, 2019 Avanish Mishra, (Postdoctoral Researcher, MSE/IMS)) joins CMMG
 April, 2019 Presentation by Sergey at the 2019 Mach Conference, Annapolis, MD; Apr 3 – Apr 5 (2019)
March, 2019 Seminar Presentation by Avinash, Pratt & Whitney, East Hartford, CT
 March, 2019 Conference presentations by Sumit, Sergey, Jie, and Garvit at the 2019 TMS Annual Meeting & Exhibition, San Antonio, TX, USA; Mar 10 – Mar 14 (2019)
 March, 2019 Invited presentations by Avinash at the 2019 TMS Annual Meeting & Exhibition, San Antonio, TX, USA; Mar 10 – Mar 14 (2019)

2018

December, 2018 CMMG featured in UConn Today: UConn Partners in $12.5M DOE Research Center on US Nuclear Security
November, 2018 Conference presentation by Avinash at the Materials Research Society (MRS) Fall Meeting, Boston, MA; November 25-20, (2018)
November, 2018 Invited presentation by Avinash at the ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition (IMECE), Pittsburg, PA; November 12-16 (2018)
October, 2018 Rajesh Kumar (Postdoctoral Researcher, MSE/IMS)) joins CMMG
October, 2018 Texas A & M Press Release on DOE/NNSA funded Center for Research Excellence on Dynamically Deformed Solids (CREDDS)
October, 2018 DOE NNSA announces a new Center of Excellence with M. Demkowicz as PI and A. Dongare, A. Misra  and I. Beyerlein as Co-PIs through the Stewardship Science Academic Programs (SSAP). NNSA Press Release
August, 2018 Marco Echeverria (Graduate Student, MSE) joins CMMG
August, 2018 Ke Ma (Graduate Student, MSE) joins CMMG
August, 2018 Shayani Parida (Graduate Student, MSE) joins CMMG
July, 2018 Invited presentation by Avinash at the World Congress on Computational Mechanics (WCCM XIII) in New York City from July 22-27 (2018)
June, 2018 Conference presentation by Sergey and Avinash at the Gordon Research Conference on Energetic Materials, June 03 – 08, 2018 at Grand Summit Hotel at Sunday River in Newry, ME
May, 2018 Dr. Dmitry Ivanov from University of Kassel visits UConn
May, 2018
Avinash Dongare promoted to Associate Professor with tenure
April, 2018 Garvit Agarwal is the recipient of the “Graduate Student of the Year” award for 2017-2018.
March, 2018 Contributed presentations by Sumit at the TMS Annual Meeting, Phoenix, AZ; March 11-15 (2018)
March, 2018 Invited presentations by Avinash at the TMS Annual Meeting, Phoenix, AZ; March 11-15 (2018)
January, 2018 Jie Chen defends his Ph.D. Proposal
January, 2018 Jin Wang accepts a post-doctoral position at University of Pennsylvania.

2017

December, 2017 Conference presentations by Jie, Sergey and Sumit at the 2017 Materials Research Society (MRS) Fall Meeting, Boston, MA; November 26 – December 1 (2017)
November, 2017 Conference presentations by Avinash at the 2017 ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress & Exposition (IMECE), Tampa, FL; Nov 3 – 9 (2017)
October, 2017
Garvit Agarwal defends his Ph.D. Proposal
July, 2017 Conference presentation by Avinash, Garvit, Sergey and Jie at The nineteenth Biennial International Conference of the APS Topical Group on Shock Compression of Condensed Matter (SCCM-2017); St. Louis, MO; July 9 – 14 (2017)
July, 2017 Seminar at Los Alamos National Laboratory, NM
July, 2017 Seminar at Sandia National Laboratory, NM
June, 2017 Seminar at the Mechanical Engineering Department at National University of Singapore, SINGAPORE
June, 2017 Invited presentation by Avinash at the 9th International Conference on Materials for Advanced Technologies, June 18-23, Singapore
June, 2017 Jin Wang defends his PhD Dissertation and is the first Ph.D. graduated from this group
May, 2017 Alice Hu (Undergraduate Student, MSE) joins CMMG as part of NSF REU program
April, 2017 CMMG presentations by Garvit and Avinash (invited) at the MACH Conference in Annapolis, MD
March, 2017 Avinash is the recipient of the 2017 Defense University Research Instrumentation Program (DURIP) AWARD for “Big d ata analysis of microstructural evolution under dynamic loading conditions” by the US Army Research Office.  More details can be found here.
February, 2017 Conference presentations by Sumit and Avinash at the TMS Annual Meeting in San Diego, CA; February 26 – March 2 (2017)
January, 2017 Seminar, Naval Research Laboratory, Washington, DC

2016

December, 2016 Seminar at the Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, INDIA
December, 2016 Jie Chen receives 2nd Place Student Poster Award, ‘Materials under Mechanical Extremes’ Symposium, MRS Fall 2016 Meeting, Boston, MA
December, 2016  Conference presentations by Jin, Garvit, Sumit and Jie at the MRS Fall 2016 meeting in Boston, MA
November, 2016 Seminar at the Department of Civil Engineering and Engineering mechanics, Columbia University, NY
November, 2016: Invited presentations by Avinash at the 2016 ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress & Exposition (IMECE), Phoenix, AZ, November 11-17 (2016)
August, 2016: Sergey Galitskiy (Graduate Student, MSE) joins CMMG
Summer, 2016: Mohamad Daeipour (MSE, UConn) and Kareen Youssef (MSE, Northwestern University) join CMMG as part of the National Science Foundation (NSF) Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) program.
May, 2016: Invited talk by Avinash at the  IEEE International Microwave Symposium (IMS2016), San Francisco, CA
May, 2016: Deran Schweitzer (Graduate Student, Physics) joins CMMG
April, 2016: Conference presentations by Avinash, Garvit and Jie at the 2016 MACH Conference  in Annapolis, MD
April, 2016: Conference presentations by Garvit at the APS March Meeting  in Baltimore, MD
January, 2016: Seminar at Weapons and Materials Research Directorate, US Army Research Laboratory, Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD
January, 2016: Jie Chen awarded the 2016 GE Graduate Research Fellowship for Innovation

2015

December, 2015: Conference presentations by Jin, Garvit, and Jie at the MRS Fall 2015 meeting in Boston, MA
November, 2015: Conference presentations by Avinash at the ASME IMECE  meeting in Houston, TX
October, 2015: Conference Seminar, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Vermont
August, 2015: Sumit Suresh (Graduate Student, MSE) joins CMMG
June, 2015: Conference presentation by Avinash, Garvit and Karoon at The nineteenth Biennial International Conference of the APS Topical Group on Shock Compression of Condensed Matter (SCCM-2015) in Tampa, FL
June, 2015: Invited talk by Avinash at the International Conference on Computational and Experimental Engineering & Sciences (ICCES), Reno, NV
April, 2015: Avinash Dongare: NSF Class of 2015 Early Career Engineers to Watch
March, 2015: Avinash Dongare chosen as the recipient of the 2015 Young Leaders Professional Development Award from the Structural Materials Division (SMD) of The Minerals, Metals, and Materials Society (TMS)
March, 2015: CMMG presentation by Avinash at the TMS Annual meeting in Orlando, FL
January, 2015: Avinash Dongare receives the National Science Foundtaion (NSF) Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Award

2014

December, 2014: Conference presentations by Avinash, Jin, Gabe, and Karoon at the MRS Fall 2014 meeting in Boston, MA
September, 2014: Garvit Agarwal (Graduate Student, MSE) joins CMMG
August, 2014: Invited presentation at the 2D-Technology Applications-International Exchange, US Army Research Lab, Adelphi, MD
July, 2014: Jie Chen (Graduate Student, MSE) joins CMMG
July, 2014: Liang Dong accepts a post-doctoral position at University of Pennsylvania
June, 2014: Invited talk from CMMG at the International Conference on Computational and Experimental Engineering & Sciences (ICCES), Changwon, South Korea
Summer, 2014: Graduate students Gabriel Paun and Karoon Mackenchery intern at the US Army Research Laboratory, MD
May 2014: Karoon Mackenchery graduates with a B.S. in MSE and joins CMMG as a Graduate Student in MSE
April, 2014: CMMG presentation at the 2014 Mach Conference, Annapolis, MD
February, 2014: Invited talk from CMMG at the TMS Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA

2013

November, 2013: CMMG presentation at the ASME 2013 International Mechanical Engineering Congress & Exposition in San Diego, CA
November, 2013: Gabriel Paun (Graduate Student, MSE) joins CMMG
September, 2013: Zhong Zheng (Visiting Researcher, IMS) works with CMMG for one year
August, 2013: Karoon Mackenchery (Undergraduate Student, MSE) joins CMMG
 August, 2013:  Jin Wang (Graduate Student, MSE) joins CMMG
 Summer, 2013:  ORISE Faculty Fellow: US Army Research Laboratory, Adelphi, MD
 June, 2013:  Liang Dong (Postdoctoral Researcher, MSE/IMS) joins CMMG
 May, 2013:  Invited talk from CMMG at the ARL-ARO miniworkshop, US Army Research Laboratory, Adelphi, MD
 April, 2013:  CMMG presentation at the MRS UConn Chapter seminar Series at Storrs, CT
 March, 2013:  CMMG presentation at the APS March Meeting, Baltimore, MD

2012

December, 2012: Seminar, Indian Institutes of Science Education and Research (IISER), Pune, INDIA
 December, 2012: CMMG presentation at the fourth International Congress on Computational Mechanics and Simulation (ICCMS 2012), Hyderabad, INDIA
November, 2012:  CMMG presentation at the MRS Fall Meeting, Boston, MA
August, 2012: Avinash joins the Institute of Materials Science at UCONN as a tenure-track Assistant Professor in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at UCONN