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MIE Professor Moneesh Upmanyu is studying how the leaves of rhododendron plants react to cold temperature changes to help him design smart, foldable structures.
An international collaboration involving MIE Associate Professor Moneesh Upmanyu's group recently published an article in Nature Communications on Non-equilibrium induction of tin in germanium: towards direct bandgap Ge1−xSnx nanowires.
MIE Associate Professor Moneesh Upmanyu and PhD student Alireza Shahabi were featured in Scientific Reports for their bioinspired strategy for engineering knots in nanoscale filaments.
MIE Associate Professors Yung Joon Jung, Moneesh Upmanyu, Carol Livermore-Clifford, and ECE Professor David Kaeli were awarded an $1.3M NSF grant to create high-performance carbon nanofibers.
MIE’s Ahmed Busnaina, Moneesh Upmanyu, & Sivasubramanian Somu were awarded a patent for “Highly organized single-walled carbon nanotube networks and method of making using template guided fluidic assembly”
MIE Associate Professor Moneesh Upmanyu's team won a $50K Short-Term Innovative Research (STIR) grant from the Army Research Office. This grant designs next-generation nanocrystalline metal alloys by engineering solute-interface interactions.
Advised by MIE Associate Professor Moneesh Upmanyu, PhD student Changjian Wang published an article in the EPL (Europhysics Letters) journal entitled “Shear Accommodation in Dirty Grain Boundaries”. The paper is based on simulations to study the effects of dirt on crystalline interfaces. Wang is part of Moneesh's Group for Simulation and Theory of Atomic-Scale Material Phenomena (stAMP), which […]
Mechanical and Industrial Engineering Associate Professor Moneesh Upmanyu was featured on the cover of the Journal of Materials Chemistry C for his research of "Vapor-liquid-solid growth of serrated GaN nanowires: shape selection driven by kinetic frustration." Journal of Materials Chemistry C is a weekly journal in the materials field. The journal is interdisciplinary, publishing work of international significance on all aspects of materials chemistry […]
Mechanical and Industrial Engineering Associate Professors Moneesh Upmanyu and Yung Joon Jung were featured in Scientific Reports for their research in "Liquid metal nanodroplet dynamics inside nanocontainers." Scientific Reports is a primary research publication from the publishers of Nature, covering all areas of the natural and clinical sciences.
The next breakthrough in highly efficient battery technologies and solar cells may very well be nanoscopic crystals of silicon assembled like skyscrapers on wafer-scale substrates. An important route for growth of these nanoscale “whiskers”—or nanowires—involves alloyed metal droplets. Moneesh Upmanyu, an associate professor in the Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, has been using computational tools […]
MIE Associate Professor Moneesh Upmanyu has shown that crystalline nanoribbons twist and turn similar to the leaves of a rhododendron based on their width and shape.
MIE Associate Professors Moneesh Upmanyu and Yung Joon Jung were published in Nanoscale for their research in “Bundling Dynamics Regulates the Active Mechanics and Transport in Carbon Nanotube Networks and their Nanocomposites”
27 COE faculty and affiliates were recipients of FY13 TIER 1 Interdisciplinary Research Seed Grants for 21 different research projects.
MIE Associate Professor, Moneesh Upmanyu received a $320K NSF grant to use computational analysis to study the formation of nanocrystals in semiconducting nanowires.