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Computations for Advanced Materials and Manufacturing Laboratory

About CAMML

Welcome to the homepage of the Computations for Advanced Materials and Manufacturing Laboratory in the Mechanical Engineering Department at the University of Wyoming! At CAMML, our efforts forcus on developing computationals tools to understanding how materials response and evolve during their liftspan, from manufacturing to service and eventually failure. We concentrate our efforts to underastand 1) how cetrain manufacturing process affect the microstructure;  2) what is the reveland deformation mechanicms at the material scale; 3) once fabricated into strucutal components, how the sructure behave when subjected to variaous loading comditions.

 


Research Interests

  1. Multiscale modeling of solids and structures

    1. Crystal plasticity finite element modeling of deformation and damamge in advanced alloys

    2. IGFEM-based interface damage modeling in composites

    3. Reduced-order multiscale moldeling and optimization

  2. Multiphysics modeling of manufacturing process

    1. Composite manufacturing process baed on frontal polymerization, and its application in 3D printing

    2. Microstructure evolution during medal 3D printing

 


Recent News

June 11, our paper entitled "Frontal vs. bulk polymerization of fiber-reinforced polymer-matrix composites" is accepted by Composites Science and Technology! Congradulations!

 

March 11, our book chapter entitled "Transverse Failure of Unidirectional Composites: Sensitivity to Interfacial Properties" is published in Integrated Computational Materials Engineering (ICME)! Congradulations!

 

January 27, Pengfei Shen joins CAMML as a Ph.D. student. He will be studying fatigue in additivelly manufactured Titanium alloys. Welcome Penfei!

Contact

Xiang Zhang, Ph.D.,

Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering Department

Room 335B, EERB
1000 E. University
Dept. 3295
Laramie, WY 82071
EmaiL: xiang.zhang@uwyo.edu
Phone: 307-766-42381000
Fax: 307.766.2695

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