• Binary tunnel

Our team of scientists uses computational and theoretical methodologies to understand and address fundamental problems in materials science and engineering. Collectively, we have a broad spectrum of research interests with myriad applications. We use our understanding to design advanced materials that impact the way we live, including functional materials, smart materials, aerospace, nanostructured materials and materials for energy efficiency.


Research Topics


  • A New Appointment For Our PI !
    Congratulations to Dr. Alpay on his new appointment as Associate Dean for Research and Industrial Partnerships.
    Posted on August 10, 2019
  • Ce-le-brate!!
    What better way to end the semester, but  in the company of friends and celebrating a birthday. Happy birthday Dennis!
    Posted on May 26, 2019
  • It’s Graduation Season!!
    Congratulations to our recent graduates Dr. Yomery Espinal, Dr. Erik Nykwest and Dr. Tulsi Patel.
    Posted on May 13, 2019