Photo taken July 2013
"Effect of Block Copolymer Concentration and Core Composition on Toughening Epoxies," appears online in Polymer:
Austin Musliner, Ben Hacker, Nate Wilson and Monique Cook begin summer undergraduate research projects.
New Hitachi SU 8230 High Resolution Field Emission Scanning Electron Microscope is installed in Characterization Facility.
Coating Process Fundamentals Short Course educates 60 scientists and engineers in the three-day intensive course.
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.