In the Wolverton Research Group, our research focuses on using computational tools to help tackle today's pressing energy challenges.

Recent Announcements

  • Logan Wins the 2015 Weertman Doctoral Fellow Logan Ward, has been awarded the title of “2015 Weertman Doctoral Fellow”. The Weertman Doctoral Fellowship, established in 2014, is an achievement-based award to recognize a Ph.D. candidate in materials science and engineering for her or his outstanding scholarly achievements and promise. The Fellowship was established in honor of the tremendous contributions of Hans and Julia Weertman to the discipline of Materials Science and Engineering and to our department. Congratulations!
    Posted Oct 6, 2015, 1:06 PM by Antoine Emery
  • New Paper on High-Throughput Search for Strengthening Precipitates S. Kirklin, James E. Saal, Vinay I. Hegde, C. Wolverton. High-throughput computational search for strengthening precipitates in alloys. Acta Materialia. 102 (2016), 125–135.
    Posted Sep 29, 2015, 8:21 AM by Logan Ward
  • New Paper on Cathodes with Single-Layer Graphene L Jaber-Ansari, KP Puntambekar, S Kim, M Aykol, L Luo, J Wu, BD Myers, H Iddir, JT Russell, SJ Saldana, R Kumar, MM Thackeray, LA Curtiss, VP Dravid, C Wolverton and MC Hersam. Suppressing Manganese Dissolution from Lithium Manganese Oxide Spinel Cathodes with Single-Layer Graphene. Advanced Energy Materials, 5 (17), 1500646 (2015)
    Posted Sep 11, 2015, 12:58 AM by Antoine Emery
  • New Paper on LiMn2O4 Spinel Oxides S Kim, M Aykol and C Wolverton. Surface phase diagram and stability of (001) and (111) LiMn2O4 spinel oxides. Phys. Rev. B 92, 115411 (2015)
    Posted Sep 11, 2015, 12:54 AM by Antoine Emery
  • New Paper on Layered Lithium Cobalt Oxides Batteries M Aykol, S Kim and C Wolverton. Van der Waals Interactions in Layered Lithium Cobalt OxidesJ. Phys. Chem. C (2015) 19053.
    Posted Aug 25, 2015, 1:40 PM by Antoine Emery
  • Yang Yu Wins the Chicago ASM Carl Samans Undergraduate Scholarship Award Congratulations!
    Posted Jul 2, 2015, 9:36 AM by Antoine Emery
  • Jeff Doak Successfully Defends His Thesis Congratulation the most recent Wolverton group alumni!
    Posted Jun 13, 2015, 2:32 PM by Antoine Emery
  • Murat Wins Hilliard Symposium Award He took the second place for his oral presentation. Congratulation!
    Posted Jun 13, 2015, 1:16 PM by Antoine Emery
  • Yang Yu Wins the 2015 MSE Outstanding Junior Award
    Posted Jun 13, 2015, 1:16 PM by Antoine Emery
  • The first OQMD paper wins the JOM Best Paper Award! Our paper entitled "Materials Design and Discovery with High-Throughput Density Functional Theory: The Open Quantum Materials Database (OQMD)" published in JOM, has won The Minerals, Metals & Materials Society (TMS) Structural Materials Division JOM Best Paper Award. Congratulations to all authors!You can check the TMS website for details: http://www.tms.org/newsletter/PressReleases/226.htm
    Posted Sep 29, 2015, 8:22 AM by Logan Ward
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