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Congratulations: Zizhe Lu, PhD

Published: Nov 23rd, 2015

Zizhe Lu successfully defended his PhD dissertation on December 18th 2015. His work focused on the mechanical properties of Zr-based systems in the context of nuclear fuel cladding.  In particular, […]

Chernatynskiy joins Missouri S&T

Published: Aug 6th, 2015

Dr. Alex Chernatynskiy, a research scientist in the Phillpot group, has joined Missouri University of Science and Technology in Rolla, MO as an Assistant Professor of Physics, starting August 15th […]

Dr. Dilpuneet Aidhy joins U. Wyoming

Published: May 22nd, 2015

Dr Dilpuneet Aidhy has accepted a tenure-track faculty position in mechanical department at University of Wyoming, Laramie. He received his PhD in 2009, and was the second student to graduate […]

Congratulations: Anuj Goyal PhD

Published: Apr 1st, 2015

Anuj Goyal, Ph.D student in Prof. Simon Phillpot’s research group successfully defended his PhD dissertation on Tuesday August 13th 2015. His work focused on defects in UO2. He examined the […]

Dr. Donghwa Lee joins Chonnam National University

Published: Mar 3rd, 2015

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 (

Congratulations to Summer 2014 PhDs!

Published: Jul 15th, 2014

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 […]


Published: Jul 15th, 2014

The Florida Laboratory for Materials Engineering Simulation (FLAMES) unifies the groups of three MSE faculty members: Simon Phillpot, Susan Sinnott and Richard Hennig.  

Phillpot briefs NEA

Published: May 29th, 2014

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 […]