TMS 2015 Best Poster Award

Anuj Goyal, Ph.D student in Prof. Simon Phillpot research group was awarded the best poster presentation award in the recently held TMS 2015 conference, for work on atomistic characterization of […]

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Dr. Donghwa Lee joins Chonnam National University

Dr. Donghwa Lee, 2010 Ph.D. from the Phillpot group, joined the faculty of the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at Chonnam National University in March 2015 (

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Congratulations to Summer 2014 PhDs!

Four members of the Phillpot group have successfully defended their PhD dissertations and will graduate in August 2014. From left to write they are Tsu-Wu Chaing, Mark Noordhoek, Yangzhong Li […]



PhonTS is a lattice dynamics code that calculates thermal conductivity via the solution of the Boltzmann Transport Equation (BTE) for phonons.PhonTS has built in classical potentials (Buckingham, Morse, Lennard-Jones, Tersoff, […]


Phillpot briefs NEA

Phillpot briefs Nuclear Energy Agency Simon Phillpot briefed the Nuclear Science Committee (NSC) of the Nuclear Energy Agency (NEA) on recent progress in multiscale simulation of nuclear fuel at the […]