News

September 10, 2020

Welcome, Claire Frank, who is joining the group to work with us as an undergraduate researcher!

Claire Frank

September 10, 2020

Congratulations to Maya for giving her talk “Fabrication & Self-Assembly — Growing Crystal Structures” at the 2020 CNF Annual Meeting!

Maya Martirossyan

August 6, 2020

New paper: C. X. Du , G. van Anders, J. Dshemuchadse, P. M. Dodd, S. C. Glotzer, “Inverse design of compression-induced solid – solid transitions in colloids” (2020), Molecular Simulation.

July 31, 2020

Maya led a team of 16 graduate students (with Rachael), who organized the virtual workshop Research Education and Activities for Community Teachers (REACT), where they offered presentations on research and the path to higher education, lab tours, and demonstrations of educational activities to over 20 teachers.

July 21, 2020

Julia published the Wiki Scientist testimonial Shining a light on hidden figures with Wikipedia—a collaboration with Anna Lappala on the Wiki Education blog!

July 16, 2020

Congratulations to Hillary Pan for passing the MSE M exam and earning her MS in Materials Science and Engineering!

June 23, 2020

Happy Pride Month!

June 22, 2020

Congratulations to Rachael Skye for passing the MSE PhD Q exam!

May 15, 2020

Congratulations to Ryan Prager and Praveen Varadaraj for delivering their MSE 5010 MEng project end-of-term presentations!

April 28, 2020

Cape Crystal finally has its own logo!

   

February 27, 2020

The Cornell MSE MEng Instagram account featured our new group picture!

February 11, 2020

Welcome, Sam Karunwi and Joy Hendrix, who are joining the group to work with us as undergraduate researchers!

Sam Karunwi
   
Joy Hendrix
Photo credit: Maya Martirossyan

January 28, 2020

Julia presented in the Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Colloquium at Cornell University.

January 21, 2020

Welcome, Ryan Prager, who is joining the group this term to work on his MEng project!

Ryan Prager

December 12, 2019

Congratulations to Rees Chang for presenting this semester’s work in MSE 4050 Senior Thesis, and to Praveen Varadaraj for delivering his MEng project end-of-term presentation!

November 12, 2019

Julia presented in the session “Spotlights in Thermodynamics and Computational Molecular Science” and chaired the session “Computational Studies of Self-Assembly” at the 2019 AIChE Annual Meeting in Orlando, FL.

November 6, 2019

New paper: R. A. LaCour, C. S. Adorf, J. Dshemuchadse, S. C. Glotzer, “Influence of Softness on the Stability of Binary Colloidal Crystals” (2019), ACS Nano.

October 31, 2019

Join us next summer, through the REU program of the Cornell Center for Materials Research (CCMR)!
→ Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) in Interdisciplinary Materials Science at Cornell University in Ithaca, NY (June 8 – August 14, 2020)
(Application opens October 31, 2019.)
Growing crystals via self-assembly simulations

October 29, 2019

Welcome, Amy Wang, who is joining the group to work with us as an undergraduate researcher!

Amy Wang
Photo credit: Maya Martirossyan

October 28, 2019

Welcome, Rachael Skye, who is joining the group to work on her PhD in Materials Science and Engineering! (Belated congratulations to Rachael for being awarded an NSF Graduate Research Fellowship by the National Science Foundation earlier this year!)

Rachael Skye
Photo credit: Maya Martirossyan

October 21, 2019

Julia presented in the Chemical Engineering Seminar at Cornell University.

October 15, 2019

Julia presented in the Physical Chemistry Seminar at the Department of Chemistry at the University of Florida in Gainesville, FL.

September 24, 2019

New paper: R. S. Newman, S. Nola, J. Dshemuchadse, S. C. Glotzer, “Shape-controlled crystallisation pathways in dense fluids of ccp-forming hard polyhedra” (2019), Molecular Physics.

September 23, 2019

Welcome, Praveen Varadaraj, who is joining the group this year to work on his MEng project!

Praveen Varadaraj

September 8, 2019

Congratulations to Hillary Pan for being awarded an IUCr Young Scientist Grant by the International Union for Crystallography to attend the 4th International School on Aperiodic Crystals, where she also presented a poster!

September 6, 2019

Congratulations to Jasmin Kennard for (conditionally) passing the CBE PhD Q exam!

August 29, 2019

Welcome, Rees Chang, who is joining the group this year to work on his senior thesis!

Rees Chang
Photo credit: Maya Martirossyan

August 23, 2019

Hillary presented a poster at the MSE Graduate Student Symposium at Cornell University.

August 19, 2019

→ College of Engineering New Faculty Spotlight

July 18/19, 2019

Hillary, Jasmin, and Maya traveled to Ann Arbor, MI to attend the Research Education and Activities for Classroom Teachers (REACT) workshop at the University of Michigan.

July 15, 2019

New paper: R. L. Marson, E. G. Teich, J. Dshemuchadse, S. C Glotzer, R. G. Larson, “Computational self-assembly of colloidal crystals from Platonic polyhedral sphere clusters” (2019), Soft Matter, advance article.

July 10, 2019

The paper “Phase behavior and design rules for plastic colloidal crystals of hard polyhedra via consideration of directional entropic forces” was featured on the journal cover of Soft Matter.


(Find the pdf version of the cover here.)

July 5, 2019

Michigan Engineering covered the paper “Engineering entropy for the inverse design of colloidal crystals from hard shapes” in their news article ‘Digital alchemy’ to reverse-engineer new materials — If you tell this computer program what crystal you need to build, it will design a particle that self-assembles into that crystal.

July 5, 2019

New paper: Y. Geng, G. van Anders, P. M. Dodd, J. Dshemuchadse, S. C. Glotzer, “Engineering entropy for the inverse design of colloidal crystals from hard shapes” (2019), Science Advances 5 (7), eaaw0514.

June 24, 2019

Julia served as Discussion Leader for the session “Fundamentals of Assembly” at the Gordon Research Conference – Crystal Growth and Assembly in Manchester, NH.

June 24, 2019

Congratulations to Maya Martirossyan for being awarded an AGBU US Graduate Scholarship by the Armenian General Benevolent Union, as well as an AIWA Ethel Jafarian Duffett Scholarship by the Armenian International Women’s Association!

May 28, 2019

Congratulations to Maya Martirossyan for passing the MSE PhD Q exam!

May 25, 2019

Post-MSE-Q hiking day along the Taughannock Falls Rim Trail.


Photo credit: Thomas Dienel, Kemper Ludlow, Millie

From left to right: Maya Martirossyan, Hillary Pan, Julia Dshemuchadse, Jasmin Kennard

May 23, 2019

New paper: A. S. Karas, J. Dshemuchadse, G. van Anders, S. C. Glotzer, “Phase behavior and design rules for plastic colloidal crystals of hard polyhedra via consideration of directional entropic forces” (2019), Soft Matter, advance article.

April 9, 2019

Congratulations to Maya Martirossyan for being awarded an NSF Graduate Research Fellowship by the National Science Foundation!
→ MSE Spotlight

March 11, 2019

Julia Dshemuchadse is joining the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at Cornell University as Assistant Professor in Spring 2019.
→ MSE Faculty Spotlight

Julia Dshemuchadse