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Seminar “Nondestructive characterization of metals with a four-point probe”

Nicola will give the ISU MSE department seminar on September 22, 2016 in room 1213 Hoover at 3.10 pm.

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CEIDP 2016

Looking forward to the IEEE Conference on Electrical Insulation and Dielectric Phenomena in Toronto, Canada, October 2016.  Nicola will be Vice Chair of the conference and the NEUP project team will present three papers.

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Welcome to two new group members

We welcome Zhihui Shao and Subhanwit Roy as new members of the EMDC group this fall, both graduate students in Electrical Engineering.

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PhD success

Congratulations!  Connor Daily graduated in May 2015 with his PhD.  Connor’s thesis title is: Dielectric Properties and Degradation Monitoring in Polymer-Matrix Structural Composites.

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Nitrate sensor project hits the news!

USDA project with Amy Kaleita is featured on the College of Engineering website: here.

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Four-point and capacitive NDE – seminar for Kettering University IEEE student chapter

Seminar recording available here.

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Two new major grant awards

From the U.S. Department of Energy, $787,291 for ‘Advanced Models for Nondestructive Evaluation of Aging Nuclear Power Plant Cables’ (with co-investigators Scott Beckman, Samy Madbouly, Thomas Chiou and collaborators Pacific Northwest National Laboratory and AMS Corporation, Knoxville, TN). From the U.S. Department of Agriculture, $500,000 for ‘Low-cost Radiofrequency Sensor for Real-time Monitoring of Nitrate Concentration […]

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Weixing Sun receives ASNT graduate fellowship award

PhD candidate Weixing Sun recently received a graduate fellowship award from the American Society for Nondestructive Testing ($20,000) for his research proposal titled ‘A Self-Adhesive Capacitive Sensor for Nuclear Power Plant Cables Monitoring’.  Weixing will present the results of this research at ASNT’s spring conference in 2015 and plans to graduate with his PhD in […]

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Invited talk at TMS

I co-authored “An Assessment of Computational Material Modeling and Simulation for Nondestructive Evaluation in Structural Materials” with Richard LeSar of Iowa State University and Dennis Dimiduk of the Air Force Research Laboratory.  The talk was presented at TMS 2014, in San Diego, opening the symposium Integration of Materials Science and Nondestructive Evaluation for Materials Characterization organized by Adam Pilchak, […]

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2013 Publications

A good number of journal publications by the EMDC group in 2013! Status of journal publications for the calendar year 2013 is: 8 published, 3 accepted and 1 submitted.

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