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Material Science & Engineering (MSE)

Dr. Paulo Sergio BRANICIO

Dr. Paulo Sergio BRANICIO


Research Interests:

  • Large scale classical molecular dynamics simulations
  • Ab initio molecular dynamics simulations
  • Metal and ceramics under extreme conditions
  • Dynamic plasticity
  • Mechanical properties of nanophase ceramics
  • Scalable parallel algorithms for data mining and structure analysis
  • Phase change materials
  • Metallic glass and nanoglass
  • Cement

Qualifications:

  • Ph.D., Physics, Federal University of Sao Carlos, Brazil, 2001
  • M.S., Physics, Federal University of Sao Carlos, Brazil, 1997
  • B.S., Physics, Federal University of Sao Carlos, Brazil, 1995

Published Journals/ Articles:

Journals

Conferences

    • Contributed talk. Composition and grain size effects on the structural and mechanical properties of CuZr Nanoglasses. NANO 2014 – XII International Conference on Nanostructured Materials – Moscow – Russia, 2014.
    • Invited talk. Atomistic Moleding of Plane Shock Loading in High Strength Ceramics. SES 2013 – Society of Engineering Science 50th Annual Technical Meeting – Providence, USA, 2013.
    • Invited talk. Molecular Dynamics Simulations of Shock Loading in Aluminum Nitride Ceramics. ICMAT 2013 – International Conference on Materials for Advanced Technologies – Singapore, 2013.
    • Invited talk. Tensile Loading Simulations of SiC Ceramics at Room Temperature and High Stran Rates. 2nd Annual World Congress of Advanced Materials-2013; Suzhou – China, 2013.
    • Invited talk. Atomistic Modeling of Shock Loading in Aluminum Nitride Ceramics. The 19th International Symposium on Plasticity and Its Current Applications– Nassau – Bahamas, 2013.
    • Invited talk. Atomistic simulations of mechanical behavior in nanocrystalline diamond and ceramics. ISAMMDoF – International Symposium on Advanced Materials Having Multi-Degrees-of-Freedom – Kumamoto – Japan, 2012.
    • Contributed talk. Atomistic modeling of shock loading in SiC ceramics. MMM2012 – 6th International Conference on Multiscale Materials Modeling – Singapore, 2012.
    • Contributed talk. High strain rate tensile loading of nanocrystalline silicon carbide ceramics: A molecular dynamics study. NANO 2012 – XI International Conference on Nanostructured Materials – Rhodes – Greece, 2012.
    • Contributed talk. The crystallization of Ge2Sb2Te5 alloys: an ab initio molecular dynamics study. MRS (Materials Research Society) Spring meeting – San Francisco – USA, 2012.
    • Invited talk. Mechanical properties and failure mechanisms of ultrananocrystalline carbon at high strain loads. The 18th International Symposium on Plasticity and Its Current Applications– Rio Grande – Puerto Rico, 2012.
    • Participant. MRS (Materials Research Society) Fall meeting – Boston – USA, 2011.
    • Contributed talk. Single dislocation induced brittle fracture mechanism in shocked silicon carbide ceramics. ICMAT 2011 – International Conference on Materials for Advanced Technologies – Singapore, 2011.
    • Invited talk. Stability of fast dislocations in copper. The 17th International Symposium on Plasticity and Its Current Applications– Puerto Vallarta – Mexico, 2011.
    • Contributed talk. Nanoductility induced brittle fracture in shocked high performance ceramics. MRS (Materials Research Society) Fall meeting – Boston – USA, 2010.
    • Invited chairperson. Emerging Trends in Materials Simulations and Experiments – Palos Verdes – USA, 2010.
    • Contributed talk. Material Properties in codimension > 0: Graphene Edge Properties. MRS (Materials Research Society) Spring meeting – San Francisco – USA, 2010.
    • Invited talk. Local stress calculation in simulations of multicomponent systems. International Conference on Computational & Experimental Engineering and Sciences – Phuket – Thailand, 2009.

Journal Reviewer

    • Applied Physics Letters
    • Applied Surface Science
    • Brazilian Journal of Physics
    • Computer Physics Communications
    • Computational Materials Science
    • International Journal of Computational Materials Science and Engineering
    • International Journal of Plasticity
    • Journal of Applied Physics
    • Journal of Materials Research
    • Journal of Physics and Chemistry of Solids
    • Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics
    • Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter
    • Modelling and Simulation in Materials Science and Engineering
    • Nanotechnology
    • Physical Review B
    • Physical Review E
    • Physical Review Letters
    • Physica Satus Solid B
    • Semiconductor Science and Technology
    • Solid State Sciences
    • Surface Coatings and Technology
    • Vacuum

This page is last updated at: 02-OCT-2014