Photo taken July 2013
Collaborative paper with Bates group entitled, "Cavitation in Block Copolymer Modified Epoxy Revealed by In Situ Small-Angle X-Ray Scattering," is available online:
3D Printer donated from Stratasys arrives! The printer will be used for experiments in MatS 4221 and will eventually be housed the new Materials Science and Engineering Undergraduate Lab
Kyle Price presents a paper at the European Coating Symposium in Belgium
Research in the Francis group focuses on the materials science and processing of coatings, ceramics and composites. The emphasis is on processing and microstructure control, but some projects also explore the important connections between the structure and the properties. Research projects are collaborative, involving other faculty and colleagues in industry.