Activities

 

UPCOMING MEETINGS:

To be determined 
EDDE All-Hands Meeting

This meeting will focus on reviewing scientific direction, progress, and quality of the Center’s research. Day 3 will include extended early-career development sessions and lecture series.

 

REGULAR MONTHLY MEETINGS:

EDDE Monthly Team Meeting
Fourth Wednesday, 1:00 p.m., EST
Host: Yanwen Zhang

EDDE One-on-One Meetings with Director
bimonthly Meeting
Host: Dr. Yanwen Zhang
It is important to promote close interaction and build synergy within the Center, and effective communication is a learned skill. Monthly one-on-one meetings with each EDDE ORNL team member will be held with the purpose of:

 

PREVIOUS MEETINGS:

 

2018:

June 11, 2018
Seminar: "Atomistic modeling of defects and phase stability in concentrated solid solution alloys," by Dilpuneet S. Aidhy, PhD (Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Wyoming)

 

May 24, 2018
Seminar: “Probing electronic structure with synchrotron light,” by Prof. Stephen Dugdale (H.H. Wills Physics Laboratory, University of Bristol, United Kingdom)

 

May 16, 2018
Seminar: Early-career Development Lecture Series: Career Avenues in Energy Sciences. Panel event will feature three speakers who have all branched towards different career paths after pursuing their doctoral degrees

 

April 2018
Seminar: Early-career Development Lecture Series: Spallation Neutron Source and High Flux Isotope Reactor (SNS-HFIR) at Oak Ridge National Laboratory: Current and Future Opportunities for Neutron Science.

 

April 20, 2018
Seminar: Workshop: k-ART Workshop-Tutorials The kinetic Activation Relaxation Technique (k-ART): understanding the algorithm, installing the code and setting-up your own app. The workshop will be led by Dr. Laurent Karim Béland. Dr. Béland is an assistant-professor of Mechanical and Materials Engineering at Queen’s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada.

 

January 24, 2018
Seminar: "Investigation of energy transport in high entropy alloys using time-domain thermoreflectance spectroscopy," by Dr. Chengyun Hua (ORNL) Seminar: "Electron magnetic circular dichroism in Ni-based CSAs," by Dr. Ritesh Sachan (NC State University)

2017:

November 15, 2017
Seminar: "Disorder-induced energy dissipation in Ni-based concentrated solid solutions," by Dr. Sai Mu (EDDE)

October 17, 2017
Seminar: "Compositional effects on transport properties and irradiation response in concentrated solid solution alloys," by Dr. Ke Jin (EDDE)
Seminar: "Chemical effects on helium bubble growth in concentrated solid solution alloys," by Dr. Xing Wang (EDDE)

 

October 10-11, 2017
Seminar: Dissipative and Non-equilibrium Molecular Dynamics held at Livermore Valley Open Campus (HPCIC). Host: Alfredo Correa

September 27, 2017
Seminar: "What we can learn about concentrated solid solution transport properties from optical conductivity," by Dr. German Samolyuk (EDDE)

August 23, 2017
Seminar: "Ionization-induced defect recovery and strain relaxation in equiatomic alloys,” by Dr. Mohammad Ullah (EDDE)
Seminar: "Effects of electronic energy deposition on defect evolution in solid solution alloys," by Dr. Neila Sellami (EDDE)
Seminar: "Measuring non-equilibrium phonons in NiCoFe alloy by diffuse electron scattering," by Qiang Zheng (Stanford)

August 8, 2017
Early-career Development Lecture Series: Grant Writing This event aims to provide EFRC, CMS and Hub graduate students and postdocs with insights and practical suggestions from both the funding agencies and the proposal applicants on (1) where/how to look for resources and funding opportunities and, (2) the key components of a successful proposal, and etc.

July 23-24, 2017
2017 EFRC-Hub-CMS PI Meeting

June 28, 2017
Seminar: "Damage accumulation in concentrated solid-solution alloys and, irradiation-induced strain in equiatomic NiFe alloy," by Dr. Mohammad Ullah (EDDE)
Seminar: "Irradiation-induced damage evolution in concentrated Ni-based alloys," by Dr. Gihan Velisa (EDDE)

May 31, 2017
Seminar: "EXAFS measurement and short-range order in NoCoCr alloy," by Dr. Fuxiang Zhang (EDDE)

May 15-19, 2017
Workshop: EDDE electronic stopping brainstorming
Subject/topics included: Phonon splitting in classical MD; Beta(rho) at high energy collisions; Electronic current/momentum induced by stopping ions and; First-principles thermodynamic challenges. Held at Virginia Tech. Host: Magdalena Caro.

January 11-12, 2017
EDDE All-Hands Meeting
The purpose of this 2-day meeting is for the scientific review of research progress and direction. It will include oral presentations, poster sessions, and informal discussion time. The meeting is intended as an opportunity for EDDE members to share and discuss results, to explore potential for collaboration, and to communicate how their research influences the Center’s overall mission. This meeting will focus on reviewing scientific direction, progress, and quality of the Center’s research.

2016:

September 22, 2016
EFRC Early Career Network: Grant writing/application
Research scientists from national labs, universities, and a DOE manager will talk about how to write and apply for grants, including how to develop research ideas and writing skills. The format will be seminar style followed by a short Q&A session.

August 18, 2016
EFRC Early Career Network: Academic oriented interview and presentation Senior professors who have experience in hiring new faculty and junior professors who just started academic career will talk about interview process, presentation skills, pitching research ideas, etc. Following these seminars, there will be a long Q&A session for attendees of the workshop to communicate with the speakers.

August 4, 2016
Seminar: “Measurement of local structure in Ni-based alloys by X-ray and neutron techniques,” by Dr. Fuxiang Zhang, EDDE.

July 6, 2016
Seminar: “Modelling and theory of systems relevant to nuclear waste processing: Waste forms and supercritical fluids,” by Dr. Kostya Trachenko, Queen Mary University of London.

May 26, 2016
Seminar: "Atomistic modeling of generation of crystal defects and microstructure development in short pulse laser processing of metals," by Dr. Chengping Wu, University of Virginia.

May 20, 2016
Seminar: "Effects of interfaces on properties of cladding materials for advanced nuclear reactors," by Xing Wang, University of Wisconsin-Madison.

February 4, 2016
Following the EFRC Mid-Term Review in Gaithersburg, MD
Review research progress and discuss collaborations that are taking place.
All Senior PI’s in attendance.

January 6-7, 2016
EDDE All-Hands Meeting and Lecture Series
Meeting will include oral presentations, poster sessions, and informal discussion time. The meeting is a scientific review of research progress and is intended as an opportunity for EDDE members to share and discuss results and to explore opportunities for collaboration.

2015:

October 26, 2015
Research Progress Meeting
Following the EFRC PI meeting in Washington, DC
Review research progress and discuss collaborations that are taking place.

October 22-23, 2015
EDDE Thrust 1 AND 2 Meeting
Discuss the Synergy between Thrust 1 (Energy Dissipation) and Thrust 2 (Defect Evolution).

September 22, 2015
Seminar: "On the role of vacancy clusters in ductile failure of metals," Dr. Justin Wilkerson,  Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, The University of Texas at San Antonio.
Winner of the ORAU - Ralph E. Powe Junior Faculty Enhancement Award.

August 3-4, 2015
Workshop on Modeling at EDDE
Multiscale modeling and sharpening the research alignments and collaborations within the Center’s computational PIs.

March 12-13, 2015
EDDE All-Hands Meeting
Meeting will include oral presentations, poster sessions, and informal discussion time. The meeting is a scientific review of research progress and is intended as an opportunity for EDDE members to share and discuss results and to explore opportunities for collaboration.

2014:

December 2-3, 2014
Research Progress Meeting
Held during the MRS meeting in Boston, MA
Share research outcomes and facilitate collaboration.

July 21-22, 2014
All-Hands “Kick-Off” Meeting
EDDE Center