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19th Sept, 2017 - Final version of our new article about blunt nanoparticles in Materials and Design

posted Sep 18, 2017, 10:37 PM by Jonathan Amodeo   [ updated Sep 18, 2017, 11:22 PM ]

The final version of our article in Materials and Design can be found here . Congrats Khalid !


Sept 12th, 2017 - @Institut P' for 2 days

posted Sep 11, 2017, 11:26 PM by Jonathan Amodeo

I'll at the Institut P' in Poitiers from this morning to tomorrow evening visiting labs and colleagues.

Sept 7th, 2017 - New article available online!

posted Sep 7, 2017, 2:54 AM by Jonathan Amodeo   [ updated Sep 7, 2017, 2:55 AM ]

Our new article entitled "Mechanical properties and dislocation nucleation in nanocrystals with blunt edges" in press (Materials and Design) is now available online.

Enjoy !

August 8th - 1 year post-doc (1/2 ATER) position opens at MATEIS/INSA-Lyon [URGENT]

posted Aug 8, 2017, 4:40 AM by Jonathan Amodeo

An 1/2 ATER (research + 90h/year teaching) position is opening at the MATEIS lab, INSA-Lyon. starting in the early September. The person recruited will teach physics (1st and 2nd year INSA-Lyon) and materials sciences. As a possible research topic, the person recruited could work on modeling metallic/oxyde nanoparticles using molecular dynamics simulations (with J. Amodeo, M. Bugnet and C. Fusco). As a background, a strong expertise in atomistic simulations, dislocations and plastic deformation is expected. More information here (in french). Deadline August, 18th.

contact: jonathan.amodeo@insa-lyon.fr

June, 27th - A. Goryaeva received the Haüy-Lacroix 2017 price from the SFMC

posted Jun 27, 2017, 8:19 AM by Jonathan Amodeo

Alexandra Goryaeva (post-doc, MATEIS)  received the Haüy-Lacroix 2017 from the French Society of Mineralogy and Crystallography (SFMC) for her PhD work on modeling dislocations in minerals. More information here.

9 May, 2017 - Talk at the GDRiMecano workshop in Toulouse, friday May 12th

posted May 9, 2017, 1:49 AM by Jonathan Amodeo

Alexandra Goryaeva and myself will be at the next GDRiMecano meeting that will take place in Toulouse (France) from wednesday 10th to friday 12th of this month.
I am invited to talk about nanoparticle mechanical properties. My talk entitled "Mechanics of nanoparticles: a perspective crossing simulations and experiments" will happen on friday morning (9 AM).

The entire conference program can be found here.

14 April, 2017 - Nice souvenir from Rennes

posted Apr 13, 2017, 10:59 PM by Jonathan Amodeo   [ updated Apr 13, 2017, 11:00 PM ]


7 April, 2017 - PLASITICITE2017 conference !

posted Apr 7, 2017, 8:07 AM by Jonathan Amodeo

I will give a talk about blunt nanoparticles next wednesday at noon at the PLASTICITE2017 conference in Rennes (INSA-Rennes). 

5 Apr, 2017 - Welcome Alexandra Goryaeva !

posted Apr 5, 2017, 2:46 AM by Jonathan Amodeo   [ updated Apr 5, 2017, 2:48 AM ]

Dr. Alexandra Goryaeva joins our team for few months post-doc. She will work with C. Fusco, M. Bugnet and myself (MATEIS junior researcher grant) on modeling defective surfaces of metallic nanoparticles using MD simulations. 

8 Mar, 2017 - Welcome (back) Shen Chen !

posted Mar 7, 2017, 11:56 PM by Jonathan Amodeo

After a first intern in the early 2016 (about core-shell potential), Shen Chen is back to our lab for her second Master intern. She will work on electro-diffusion modeling using MD simulations together with Pr. Chantrenne and myself. Welcome Shen !

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