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Ana-Maria joins our team
January 2024
We warmly welcome Ana-Maria Stratulat, who joined our team in early 2024.


Best Poster Awards
October 2023
Congratulations to Valentina and Vlad for receiving multiple awards at the MECH-MATL Student Research Poster Contest and Graduate Engineering Research Showcase.
September 2023

Our group is extremely happy and grateful for the support provided by the NSF DMREF award. 
Graduate Student Service Award
August 2023
Department of Materials Engineering recognized Vlad with a service award. Well deserved!
Invited Seminar
July 2023
Our group hosted research seminar given by Dr. Alexandra Zagalskaya from Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory.
Lab Session for High-School Students 
Our team participated in K-12 summer camp. A short lecture and a lab session introduced high-school students to the basics of materials engineering.
AL-EPSCoR Graduate Research Scholars Program
May 2023
Vlad received AL-EPSCoR GRSP fellowship. Congratulations!
E-Day Open House
February 2023

Our group has participated in E-Day Open House event organized by the College of Engineering for K5-12 school students. 
Welcome Valentina!
January 2023

Valentina Nesterova joined our group. Welcome to Auburn!


Additional Computational Resources 
December 2022

We got additional computational resources at TACC Frontera, one of the fastest supercomputers available for academic research. 
Welcome Vlad and James!
August 2022

Vlad and James are the first Ph.D. and M.S. students to join our group! We congratulate Vlad on the prestigious Presidential Graduate Research Fellowship.
Invited Talk at Solid State Ionics 23
July 2022

Konstantin gave an invited talk at Solid State Ionics conference. 
NASA EPSCoR funding
July 2022
We are very grateful to the NASA EPSCoR program for supporting our research with a seed grant.
Senior Tigers Engineering Camp
July 2022

It was a great pleasure for us to participate in Tigers Camp and talk with K-12 students about materials discovery and global energy challenges. 
XSEDE Research Allocation
January 2022

Research projects will require a lot of computational horsepower over the next years. Our first NSF XSEDE Research Allocation was approved.
Hello world!
January 2022
Our new group is starting at Auburn University!
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