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Speaker: Scott X. Mao, Department of Mechanical and Materials Science, University of Pittsburgh, USA
Date: Tuesday, March 5, 2019
Time: 10 AM
Location: BSB B154

Professor Scott X. Mao is the William Kepler Whiteford Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science, University of Pittsburgh. He obtained his Ph.D in Tohuku University in 1988, and he worked at MIT and Harvard University as a post-doctor and visiting faculty. He was chair of the mechanical behavior of materials committee in TMS/ASM and has received a number of research excellence awards from TMS and the Chancellor Award. Dr. Mao has published over 200 papers and given over one hundred invited talks in the areas of (1) monatomic metallic glass formation from pure metals through in situ ultrafast liquid quenching under TEM; (2) deformation/twinning, phase transformation processes under the in situ TEM; (3) in situ TEM on grain boundary mediated plasticity on nanocrystalline materials; (4) in situ electrochemical lithiation process in lithium-ion batteries including Nature, Science, Nature Materials. The total citation of Dr. Mao’s papers is 12,000 with H-index of 54. Currently he is editor of Advance in Metallurgical and Material Engineering, associate editor for Advances in Materials Research, guest editor for Material Science & Engineering International Journal.

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