Fundamental Understanding of Transport Under Reactor Extremes (FUTURE)


Director

Blas Uberuaga


Lead Institution

Los Alamos National Laboratory


Class

2018-2022


Mission

To understand how the coupled extremes of irradiation and corrosion work in synergy to modify the evolution of materials by coupling experiments and modeling that target fundamental mechanisms.


Research Topics

nuclear, defects, mechanical behavior, corrosion, mesoscale science, mesostructured materials


Materials Studied

Materials: metal, oxide, ionic liquid

Interfaces: liquid/solid, solid/solid

Nanostructured Materials: None


Experimental and Theoretical Methods

electron microscopy, surface science, molecular dynamics (MD), density functional theory (DFT), mesoscale modeling, multiscale modeling


Partner Institutions

  • Bowling Green State University
  • Los Alamos National Laboratory
  • North Carolina State University
  • Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
  • University of California, Berkeley
  • University of Virginia
 

BES Staff Contact

Philip WilkJohn Vetrano