Thermodynamics

Application of the laws of thermodynamics to the properties of materials, including chemical reactions, magnetism, polarizability, and elasticity.

Researchers

Antoine Allanore

Associate Professor of Metallurgy

Electrochemistry; Corrosion and Environmental Effects; Manufacturing; Materials Processing; Materials Chemistry; Metallurgy; Thermodynamics

Rodrigo Freitas

AMAX Assistant Professor of Materials Science and Engineering (effective Jan. 2021)

Computational Materials Science; Phase Transformations; Thermodynamics

Brian Hohmann

Lecturer

Ceramics; Energy; Corrosion and Environmental Effects; Manufacturing; Materials Processing; Materials Systems and Analysis; Fracture, Fatigue, and Failure of Materials; Mechanical Behavior of Materials; Metallurgy; Structural Materials; Thermodynamics

Jeehwan Kim

Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering; Associate Professor of Materials Science and Engineering

Electronic Materials; Energy; Manufacturing; Materials Processing; Mechanical Behavior of Materials; Nanotechnology; Nanomechanics; Phase Transformations; Photonic Materials; Semiconductors; Surfaces, Interfaces, and Thin Films; Thermodynamics

Ju Li

Battelle Energy Alliance Professor of Nuclear Science and Engineering and Professor of Materials Science and Engineering

Ceramics; Computational Materials Science; Condensed Matter Physics; Electrochemistry; Electronic Materials; Energy Storage; Environment; Corrosion and Environmental Effects; Manufacturing; Materials Processing; Fracture, Fatigue, and Failure of Materials; Mechanical Behavior of Materials; Metallurgy; Nanotechnology; Nanomechanics; Phase Transformations; Semiconductors; Structural Materials; Composites; Thermodynamics; Transport Phenomena

Harry L. Tuller

R.P. Simmons Professor of Ceramics and Electronic Materials

Ceramics; Electrochemistry; Electronic Materials; Energy; Environment; Materials Processing; Materials Chemistry; MEMS (Micro-Electro-Mechanical Systems); Nanotechnology; Photonic Materials; Semiconductors; Surfaces, Interfaces, and Thin Films; Thermodynamics; Transport Phenomena