materials science

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materials science

[mə′tir·ē·əlz ‚sī·əns]
(engineering)
The study of the nature, behavior, and use of materials applied to science and technology.
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Fernando Alvarez and Arantxa Arbe, Scientific Researchers at the Materials Physics Center (and contributing authors of the published papers), described recent results from simulations on polymer blends carried out on the SGI Altix 4700 system:
Physical Review B: Condensed Matter and Materials Physics 10, 1421-1434.
He recently began a program to apply combinatorial and high-throughput methods to materials physics and biomaterials, which let to the establishment of both the NIST Combinatorial Methods Center and a major NIST initiative in metrology for tissue engineering.
ABERYTWYTH: First Minister Rhodri Morgan officially opened a new pounds 2m materials physics laboratory at the University of Wales, Aberystwyth on Friday.
Biomimetic studies on metal matrix composites was the subject of Benlian Zhou, International Centre for Materials Physics, Academia Sinica, Shenyang, China.
Joining NRL in 1996 as a National Research Council (NRC) Cooperative Research Associate, Stroud has contributed broadly to the advancement of materials physics research in such diverse areas as quasicrystals, aerogel-based nanocomposites, spin-polarized materials and remnant cosmic dust from the formation of the solar system.
Fernandez-Baca, a distinguished research staff member in the Quantum Condensed Matter Division in ORNL's Neutron Science Directorate, was recognized by the APS Division of Materials Physics for seminal neutron scattering studies of magnetic materials, especially the spin and lattice dynamics of colossal magnetoresistive manganites.
Other speakers at Solar Flair include Solar Power Portal editor Emma Hughes, Energy and Environmental Management magazine's David Thorpe, Dr Chiara Candelise of the University of Edinburgh's Institute for Energy Systems and Professor James Durrant, the professor of photochemistry at Imperial College London, Dr David Lane, reader in analytical physics and advanced materials at Cranfield University and Dr Douglas Halliday, deputy director of the Centre for Materials Physics at Durham University.
Paper authors work in metallurgy and ceramics science, materials science and processing, materials physics, engineering, and related fields, around the world.
Before joining RainDance, he spent two years at Harvard University as a postdoctoral scientist studying soft materials physics in the department of physics and division of engineering and applied sciences.
Current uses include materials physics, computational fluid dynamics and quantum chemistry.
Having made significant contributions to the fields of radar technology, physical properties and materials physics and education, Dr.

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