William D. Nix Lecture Symposium: Mechanistic Understanding of Mechanical Behavior Across Length Scales

Date:
Wednesday, February 26, 2020
Time:
8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Organizers:
J. Brian Jordon, University of Alabama; Victoria Miller, University of Florida; Vineet Joshi, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory; Neale Neelameggham, IND LLC

Featured Speakers

Nix Award Lecturer

Robert O. Ritchie, University of California, Berkeley, and Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, USA
Presentation Title: "Damage-Tolerance in Materials"

Easo P. George, Oak Ridge National Laboratory and University of Tennessee, USA
Presentation Title: "Mechanical Properties of High-Entropy Alloys"

Reinhold H. Dauskardt, Stanford University and the Stanford School of Medicine, USA
Presentation Title: "Hybrid Nanocomposites at the Extreme Limits of Molecular-Scale Confinement"

Marc Meyers, University of California, San Diego, USA
Presentation Title: "Amorphization: A New Dislocationless Deformation Mechanism?"

Brad Boyce, Sandia National Laboratories, USA
Presentation Title: "Toughening and Energy-Dissipation in Metamaterials"

George Pharr, Texas A&M University, USA
Presentation Title: "Measurement of Mechanical Properties by Nanoindentation: Recent Innovations in Testing Methodology"

Andy Minor, University of California, Berkeley, and Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, USA
Presentation Title: "The Role of Solutes and Short-Range Order (SRO) in the Deformation of ɑ-Ti Alloys"

Tresa Pollock, University of California, Santa Barbara
Presentation Title: "The Dynamics of Precipitate Shearing in fcc/L12 Alloys"

Gunther Eggeler, Ruhr-University Bochum, Germany
Presentation Title: "Early Nanoscale Dislocation Processes and Two Creep Rate Minima in SX Ni-Base Superalloys"

TMS-AIME Awards Ceremony

Robert O. Ritchie will formally receive the William D. Nix Award during the TMS-AIME Awards Ceremony, which begins at 6:30 on Wednesday evening, following the conclusion of this special symposium. Anyone is welcome to attend the awards ceremony, but tickets must be purchased in advance for the banquet following the ceremony.