Advanced Materials and Manufacturing

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Project Title   Project Code   Principal Investigator   Project Type   Project Status  
Climbing over Energy Barriers: A New Paradigm for Accelerating Kinetics 19-DR-001 Christine Orme Disruptive Research Continuing
Advanced Manufacturing of Net-Shape Leading Edge Geometries for Hypersonic Flight 19-DR-002 James Cahill Disruptive Research Continuing
Understanding Material Strength Variabilities and Uncertainties for Component Qualification 17-ERD-029 Jeffrey Florando Exploratory Research Final
Rapid Closed-Loop Control of Additive Manufacturing with Machine Learning 17-ERD-037 Brian Giera Exploratory Research Final
In Situ Diagnostics for Accelerated Fabrication and Manufacturing of Advanced Materials 17-ERD-042 Jonathan Lee Exploratory Research Final
Functional Photoresists for Energy Applications 18-ERD-004 Juergen Biener Exploratory Research Final
Porous Metals via Ice Templating 18-ERD-032 Michael Bagge-Hansen Exploratory Research Continuing
Influence of Process Parameters and Alloy Composition on Crack Mitigation in Selective Laser Melting 18-ERD-057 Bey Vrancken Exploratory Research Final
Transforming Living Materials into Chemical Reactors 19-ERD-005 Fang Qian Exploratory Research Continuing
Acoustic and Electromagnetic Characterization for Accelerated Development of Additive Manufacturing 19-ERD-008 David Stobbe Exploratory Research Continuing
Advanced Photopolymer Materials Engineering for Multiscale Additive Fabrication 19-ERD-012 Maxim Shusteff Exploratory Research Continuing
Materials with Embedded Microstructural Logic 19-ERD-018 Robert Panas Exploratory Research Continuing
Glass Inks for Three-Dimensional Printed Fiber Preforms and Telescope Optics 19-ERD-020 Rebecca Dylla-Spears Exploratory Research Continuing
High-Resolution Three-Dimensional Imaging via X-Ray Reflectometry and Phase-Contrast Computed Tomography 19-ERD-022 Kadri Aditya Mohan Exploratory Research Continuing
Exascale-Ready Modeling to Predict Recrystallization in High-Temperature Materials 19-ERD-026 Tomas Oppelstrup Exploratory Research Continuing
Characterizing Materials for Quantum Computing 20-ERD-010 Yaniv Rosen Exploratory Research Continuing
Laser Processing of Solid-State Lithium Batteries 20-ERD-018 Jianchao Ye Exploratory Research Continuing
High Energy Density Supercapacitors 20-ERD-019 Marcus Worsley Exploratory Research Continuing
Super-Strong, Micrometer-Thin Carbon Nanotube Yarns 20-ERD-023 Xavier Lepro Chavez Exploratory Research Continuing
Ultrathick Boron Carbide Coatings 20-ERD-029 Sergei Kucheyev Exploratory Research Continuing
Accelerated Multi-Modal Manufacturing Optimization 20-ERD-036 Adam Jaycox Exploratory Research Continuing
Mid- and High-Z Doping of High Purity, Density Tunable Amorphous Carbon Films on Complex Geometries 20-ERD-042 Steven Falabella Exploratory Research Continuing
Developing an Understanding and Control of Electrochemical Deposition Processes for Functional Coatings on Complex Three-Dimensionally Printed Substrates 20-ERD-056 Nikola Dudukovic Exploratory Research Continuing
Magnetostrictive Materials for Enhanced Sensors and Electronic Components 20-ERD-059 Scott McCall Exploratory Research Continuing
Laser Powder Bed Fusion Additive Manufacturing In-Process Monitoring and Optimization Using Thermionic Emission Detection 19-FS-037 Aiden Martin Feasibility Study Final
Sculpting Non-Machinable Porous Materials 20-FS-004 Leonardus Bimo Bayu Aji Feasibility Study Final
Parallel Two-Photon Lithography Using a Metalens Array 20-FS-032 Xiaoxing Xia Feasibility Study Continuing
Shape Changing of Responsive Elastomer Structures 20-FS-035 Caitlyn Cook Feasibility Study Continuing
Dual Wavelength Negative Imaging Digital Light Processing Stereo Lithographic Apparatus 20-FS-042 Bryan Moran Feasibility Study Continuing
Development of Additive-Manufacturing Inks with Embedded Electronics for Programmable Matter 19-LW-056 Maxwell Murialdo Lab-Wide Final
Hydrogen Embrittlement-Resistant High-Entropy Alloys with High Strength and Ductility 20-LW-015 Shinyoung Kang Lab-Wide Continuing
Toward Wearable Artificial Intelligence: Flexible Nanocrystal Memristors That Mimic Multilevel Synaptic Functions 20-LW-018 Xiaojie Xu Lab-Wide Continuing
Pattern Formation in Concurrent Multiscale Simulation: A Breakthrough in Understanding Metal Behavior 20-LW-027 Jaehyun Cho Lab-Wide Continuing
Development of Magnetic Nanostructures and Their Composites for Efficacious and Lightweight Millimeter Wave Absorbers 20-LW-039 Jinkyu Han Lab-Wide Continuing
Developing and Characterizing New Tools for Actinide Processing Science 18-SI-001 Jason Jeffries Strategic Initiative Final
A New Science-Based Paradigm Enabling Microstructure-Tailored Additive Manufacturing of Metals 18-SI-003 Manyalibo Matthews Strategic Initiative Continuing
Accelerating Feedstock Optimization Using Computer Vision, Machine Learning, and Data Analysis Techniques 19-SI-001 Thomas Han Strategic Initiative Continuing
Advanced Quantitative Metrology and Characterization for Manufacturing 20-SI-001 Joseph Tringe Strategic Initiative Continuing
Predicting and Controlling Corrosion 20-SI-004 Brandon Wood Strategic Initiative Continuing