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  • Mesoscale Priority Research Directions
    • Defect Evolution and Damage Accumulation
      • Mesoscale Science of Damage Accumulation in Long-Lived Systems (pdf), R. French (Case)
      • Role of microscopic quenched disorder in macroscopic stability (pdf), R. Podgornik (UMass)
      • Failure Mechanism in Materials and Meso-Scale Structures (pdf), W. Ching (UMKC)
      • Time- and length-scales of radiation damage processes (pdf), S. Kucheyev (LLNL)
      • Self-organization by irradiation and plastic deformation (pdf), Pascal Bellon (UIllinois)
      • Plasticity of crystal interfaces (pdf), S. Mesarovic (WSU)
      • Mesoscale Structural Changes from Atomic Scale Radiation Damage (pdf), D. K. Shuh (LBNL)
      • Optimizing Flow Stress of a BCC Metal at T/Tm<0.1 (pdf), Anthony Bryhan
      • Damage Accumulation in, and Lifetimes of Materials (pdf), Tony Rollet (CMU)
      • Microstructure Based Heterogeneity Evolution Leading to Phase Transformation and Damage/Failure Events (pdf), C. A. Bronkhorst (LANL)
    • Functional Mesoscale Systems
      • Cellular Membranes – Emergent Behavior at the Mesoscale (pdf), William Heller (ORNL)
      • Photon Funneling (pdf), Volker Urban (ORNL)
      • Organic Photovoltaics – from Solution to Solar Energy (pdf), Greg Smith (ORNL)
      • Gas storage carbon meso- and nanoporous materials (pdf), Yuri Melnichenko (ORNL)
      • Responsive organic films for mesoscale control of functionality (pdf), John Anker (ORNL)
      • Harnessing non-linear effects for mesoscale devices (pdf), D. Lopez (Argonne)
      • Fluctuation de/stabilization of mesoscale structures (pdf), V. A. Parsegian (UMass)
      • Magnetization Dynamics: The Inherently Mesoscale Problem (pdf), A. Hoffman (ANL)
      • Lithium Batteries: Composite Electrode Materials by Design (pdf), J. Flake (LSU)
      • Wetting and fluid transport phenomena under mesoscale confinement (pdf), A. Checco
      • Making better foams (pdf), R. Chau (LLNL)
      • The role of defects in phase transitions and kinetics (pdf), M. Akin (LLNL)
      • Chemistry at extremes (pdf), M. Akin (LLNL)
      • Thermal Conductivity of Thin Films at High Temperature (> 4000 K) and Pressure (> 100 GPa) (pdf), D. Fratanduono (LLNL)
      • Mesoscale Phases: Control of Global Structural and Physical Properties (pdf), R. Jin (LSU)
      • Nanoscale materials engineering for mesoscopic functionality (pdf), W. Plummer (LSU)
      • Electrocatalysts: Active Sites and Interfaces of Clusters (pdf), J. Flake (LSU)
      • Dynamic Tomography: Polymers, Batteries, and H2 Storage (pdf), Les Butler (LSU)
      • 3D Mesostructured Battery Electrodes (pdf), Paul Braun (UIUC)
      • Functional Metal-Organics for Gas storage (pdf), J. Spence (ASU)
      • Self‐adaptive Electrodes for Energy Applications (pdf), T. Rajh (ANL)
      • Multifunctional metal-organic frameworks (pdf), V. Zapf (LANL)
      • Multistep Multiscale Control and Delivery (pdf), Mark Jensen (ANL)
      • Mesoscale functionality from interface-dominated oxides (pdf), Brandon Chung (LLNL)
      • Rational Design of Electrode/Electrolyte/Membrane Interfaces for Energy Storage (pdf), Michel Dupuis (PNNL)
      • Ionomer and Solvent Structure\Interactions in Electrodes (pdf), R. Borup (LBNL)
      • Mesoscopic Perspectives in Separations Science (pdf), Ross Ellis (ANL)
      • Interfacial Durability of Meso-Scale Systems (pdf), Debbie Myers (ANL)
      • Thin Boundary Layer Heat Transfer (pdf), Charles Agosta (Clark U.)
      • Functional Mesoscale Systems (pdf), Gary Rubloff (Maryland)
      • Meso Challenge: Multi-Valent Interactions in Polyelectrolytes (pdf), Matt Tirrell (UChicago)
      • Meso-photonics for energy applications (pdf), Marin Soljacic (MIT)
      • Controlling Optical Properties of Functional Mesoscale Systems Via Multi-Scale Interfacial Interactions (pdf), Stephen K. Doorn (LANL)
      • "Upscaling" Nanoscale Thermoelectrics: The Mesoscale Design Challenge for Real-World Energy Needs (pdf), Jennifer Hollingsworth and Andrei Piryatinski (LANL)
      • Design and control of interfaces in soft materials (pdf), Sergei Tretiak (LANL)
      • Heteroatom‐Doped Graphene‐Sheet Structures in High-Performance Li-Ion Battery Anode (pdf), Gang Wu and Piotr Zelenay (LANL)
      • Role of fluctuations in formulating organizing principles in meso-scale systems (pdf), Roger French (Case Western)
      • Controlling coupled ferroic domains at meso-scopic length scale (pdf), Stephen K. Doorn (LANL)
      • Emergent states in oxide interfaces (pdf), Alex Balatsky (LANL)
      • Cooperative Phenomena in Excitonic-Plasmonic Systems: Plasmon-enhanced quantum-dot devices (pdf), Victor I. Klimov and Jeffrey M. Pietryga (LANL)
      • Emerging mesoscale conduction mechanisms: Charge transport in nanoscale assemblies and across complex interfaces (pdf), Victor I. Klimov and Istvan Robel (LANL)
      • Shuffling Materials Chemistry: Controlling emergent phenomena in layered materials (pdf), MIchael Janicke and Mark McCleskey (LANL)
      • Meso Magnets- Understanding the quantum to classical transition (pdf), I. K. Schuller and L. J. Sham (UCSD)
      • Quantum design of materials with new functionalities (pdf), Valerii Vinokur (ANL)
      • Alternate Explosives Signatures for Detection (pdf), David S. Moore (LANL)
      • Functional Materials in Extreme Subsurface Conditions (pdf), Amr Abdel-Fattah (ANL)
    • Reactive Transport in Mesoporous Media
      • Characterization of tight gas reservoir pore structure (pdf), Yuri Melnichenko (ORNL)
      • Next-Generation Theory and Modeling Approach for Multiphase Flow in Porous Media (pdf), H. H. Liu (LBL)
      • How is electronic structure correlated with morphology and mesoscopic structural stability? (pdf), J. Biener (LLNL)
      • Hierarchically Structured Porous Electrodes for Energy Storage (pdf), M. Tang (LLNL)
      • Integrating mesoporosity into nanoporous materials (pdf), J. Biener (LLNL)
      • Elastic Properties for Mesoporous Structures under Extreme Conditions (pdf), N. Butch (LLNL)
      • Fluid, Mass, and Energy Transport in Porous and Quasi-Porous Media (pdf), A. Tompson (LLNL)
      • Emergent Transport Phenomena in Natural Systems (pdf), Mei Ding (LANL)
      • Gas Transport in Mesoporous Inorganic-Organic Hybrids (pdf), Jeff Urban (LBNL)
      • Reactive transport through mesoporous media (pdf), Gordon Brown (Stanford)
      • Multi-Physicochemical Transport/Interfacial Processes in Permeable Media (pdf), Qinjun Kang and Piotr Zelenay (LANL)
      • Visualization and Control of Transport and Flow Through Mesoporous and Crowded Environments (pdf), Juan G. Duque, Jared J. Crochet and Stephen K. Doorn (LANL)
      • Gas Flow in Mesoporous Media (pdf), Qinjun Kang (LANL)
      • Confinement in Meso Pores-Macromolecular Crystals and Sensors (pdf), I. K. Schuller (UCSD)
      • Role of Solvent Meso-Structures in Catalysis (pdf), R. Williams, J. Gordon and D. Thorn (LANL)
    • Bio-inspired Assembly and Transduction
      • The nexus of synthetic biology and material science at the mesoscale (pdf), Hugh O'Neill (ORNL)
      • Non-equilibrium Multi-body Transport Phenomena in Functional Materials (pdf), Volker Urban (ORNL)
      • Self-assembled Heterostructures for Energy (pdf), S. Darling (Argonne)
      • Optically directed assembly of mesoscale hybrid structures (pdf), S. Sankaranarayanan (Argonne)
      • Self-assembly and dis-assembly of VNPs with cargos (pdf), N. Steinmetz (CASE)
      • Directed Assembly of Pre-Programmed Building Blocks at the Mesoscale (pdf), T. Han (LLNL)
      • Proteins Self-Organize into Living Materials (pdf), M. Gardel (UChicago)
      • Self-assembled Peptide Amphiphiles to Control Cellular Response (pdf), G. Schatz (Northwestern U.)
      • Understanding and Controlling Self-Assembly of Inorganic Nanoparticles through Mass-Selected Ion Deposition (pdf), Julia Laskin (PNNL)
      • Designing Solution Self-Assembly Routes to Meso-Scale Materials (pdf), Greg Exarhos (PNNL)
      • Design of Mesoscale Catalytic Processes (pdf), Roger Rousseau (PNNL)
      • Self-organization of Materials under Irradiation (pdf), Igor Veryovkin (ANL)
      • Hierarchical Assembly of Confined Nanomaterials into Multifunctional Mesoscale Arrays (pdf), Igor I. Slowing (Iowa State U.)
      • Self-assembly of Inorganic Nanoparticles (pdf), George Crabtree (ANL)
      • Self and guided assembly in biology (pdf), Douglas Tobias (UCI)
      • Programmable Polymer Membrane Composite Mesomaterials (pdf), Gabriel A. Montano (LANL)
      • Ultrasonically Guided Assembly of 3D Periodic Structures (pdf), Dipen Sinha (LANL)
      • Artificial Leaves: Integrated Soft, Biological & Composite Mesoscale Systems for Enhanced Bioenergy Production (pdf), Amr Abdel-Fattah (LANL)
    • Tools, Instruments and Facilities
      • Synthesis
        • Nanomaterial-Based Complex Architectures for Structural and Functional Heterogeneity (pdf), H. Zbib (WSU)
        • Driving Structural Phase Transitions in Periodic Mesostructures (pdf), J. Crowhurst (LLNL)
        • Taming complexity from atoms to the mesoscale: NP/organic hybrids (pdf), P. Duxbury (MSU)
        • Hierarchically Structured Porous Electrodes for Energy Storage (pdf), M. Tang (LLNL)
        • Microcatalyst Engineering (pdf), C. Chang (NREL)
        • Interfacial control of polymer properties (pdf), Frances Houle (LBNL)
        • A Novel Substrate‐Free Synthesis of Carbon Microtubes (pdf), Hoon T. Chung and Piotr Zelenay (LANL)
      • Characterization
        • Advanced Characterization of Mesoscopic Materials (pdf), C. Fadley (LBL)
        • Rapid Evolution of Mesoscale Material Structure by DTEM (pdf), B. Reed (LLNL)
        • Connecting mesoscale structure to macroscopic material performance (pdf), J. Bernier (LLNL)
        • High Energy Diffraction Microscopy: Enabling Higher-Order Characterization of Polycrystalline Microstructures (pdf), J. Bernier (LLNL)
        • Supra-grain Correlations and Materials DNA (pdf), M. Kumar (LLNL)
        • Microcatalyst Engineering (pdf), C. Chang (NREL)
        • Ionic Liquid at Interfaces and Under Confinement (pdf), B. Ocko (BNL)
        • Strongly Nonlinear Waves at the Mesoscale: Design of Metamaterials (pdf), E. Herbold (LLNL)
        • Isotopic probes of ionic diffusion and solid surfaces (pdf), D. J. DePaolo (LBNL)
        • Multi-dimensional soft X-ray microscopy of mesoscale behavior (pdf), Peter Fischer (CXRO/LBNL)
        • 4D Imaging of Mesoscale Structures (pdf), Wah-Keat Lee (BNL)
        • Dynamic 3D Imaging (pdf), Dula Parkinson (LBNL)
        • Mesoscale Plasticity by synchrotron X-Laue Microdiffraction and reverse modeling simulation (pdf), Nobumichi Tamura (LBNL)
        • X-Ray Studies of Meso Materials (pdf), Dennis Mills (ANL)
        • The potential of high energy x-ray diffraction and microtomography for the study of UO2 under processing and operating conditions (pdf), Don Brown and Mark Bourke (LANL)
        • 3D Imaging of Mesoscale Architectures with Nanoscale Resolution (pdf), John Spence (ASU)
        • In-situ Monitoring of Dynamic Phenomena during Phase Transformations (pdf), Amy Clarke and Jason Cooley (LANL)
      • Theory/Simulation
        • Integrating mesoporosity into nanoporous materials (pdf), J. Biener (LLNL)
        • Computational Design and Additive Manufacturing of Mesoscale Architectures for High Performance Materials (pdf), C. Spadaccini (LLNL)
        • Predicting Mesoscale Material Kinetics with Atomistically‐based Computation (pdf), R. Rudd (LLNL)
        • Meso-scale Investigation of Particle Transport in Porous Media (pdf), Y. Kanarska (LLNL)
        • Meso-scale Investigation of Mechanically and Thermally Induced Reactions in Reactive Solid Mixtures and Structures (pdf), I. Lomov (LLNL)
        • Application of Mesoscale Simulations Toward the Development of Predictive Models for Deformation and Failure of Heterogeneous Granular Materials (pdf), T. Antoun (LLNL)
        • Theory & Computation for Self-Assembly (pdf), Chris Mundy (PNNL)
        • Computational Design of Electronic Mesoassemblies (pdf), S. Whitelam (LBNL)
        • Mesoscale Heterogeneous Reac1vity: Rare Events and Surfaces (pdf), Andrew Stack (ORNL)
        • Modeling of electronic dynamics and transport at multiple time- and length-scales (pdf), Sergei Tretiak (LANL)
        • Atomistic to Mesoscale Modeling of Material Defects and Interfaces (pdf), Irene J. Beyerlein (LANL)

Last update: July 13, 2012