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2019

 
     06/2019
Presentation: Bo and Xing presented their research in MSEC 2019, Erie, PA.
     04/2019
NSF Fellowship: Rebecca is selected to receive 2019 NSF Graduate Research Fellowship. Project title: "Enhanced Electroactive Polymer Actuators for Soft Robotics Applications". Total Award Amount: $138,000. Congratulations!
     04/2019
Publication: Bo's papers are published in Scripta Materialia, Materials Science & Engineering A, Applied Surface Science, and Mechanics of Materials. Congratulations!
2018
     12/2018
NASA Funding: Development of Structural Metals with Superior Impact Resistance Using Laser Processing for Advanced NASA Applications, 10/2018-06/2019, total award: $50,000, (PI Y. Liao)
     12/2018
     11/2018
Our research is reported on Nevada Today.
https://www.unr.edu/nevada-today/news/2018/liao-nsf-grant
     08/2018
NSF Funding: CMMI-1826392, Collaborative Research: Photon-Enabled Atomic Drilling of Graphene for Supercapacitors, 08/2018-08/2021, total award: $500,000, UNR share $270,000 (PI Y. Liao, Co-PI Y. Wang)
     08/2018
NSF Funding: CMMI-1825739, Collaborative Research: Nanodiamond Particle Fabrication by Confined Laser Shock Detonation for Drug Delivery and Other Applications, 08/2018-08/2021, total award: $450,135, UNR share $225,135 (PI Y. Liao)
     08/2018
NSF Funding: CMMI-1809852, Collaborative Research: Microengineered electroactive polymer strain sensors towards soft self-powered wearable cyber-physical systems, 08/2018-08/2021, total award: $449,837, UNR share $299,865 (PI M. Aureli, Co-PI Y. Liao)
08/2018
Publication: Xing's first paper is published in Powder Technology; Chris' first paper is published in Optics and Laser Technology, Bo's paper is published in Applied Surface Science. Congratulations!
     05/2018
Rebecca received her bachelor degree with a high GPA (3.91). Congratulations!
04/2018
Prof. Q. Nian from Arizona State University visited our group. Welcome!
04/2018
Award: Rebecca is selected for a Graduate Dean's Merit Scholarship ($10,000). Congratulations!
03/2018
2017
12/2017
Chris received his master degree with a high GPA (3.95). Congratulations!
12/2017
Nick Klymyshyn and Ken Ross from Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) visited our group. Welcome!
10/2017
NSF Funding: CMMI-1726897, MRI: Acquisition of Focused Ion Beam-Scanning Electron Microscope for Nanofabrication and Characterization, 09/2017-08/2020, total award: $914,374 (NSF cost share $640,062; UNR cost share $274,312), (PI D. Chandra, Senior Personnel Y. Liao)
10/2017
NSF Funding: DGE-1723814, Longitudinal Injection of Interdisciplinary Cybersecurity Awareness into Engineering Curricula, 09/2017-08/2019, total award: $300,000, (PI S. Sengupta, Senior Personnel Y. Liao)
08/2017
Publication: Research entitled "Non-equilibrium Microscale Thermomechanical Modeling of Bimetallic Particulate Fractal Structures During Ball Milling Fabrication" is published in Journal of Applied Physics.
08/2017
Funding: Dr. Liao (PI) received the research grant of $85,000 (Phase I and II) from SNOWLION US.
07/2017
Funding: Profs. Y. Liao (PI), B. Li, L. Hung, P. Menezes received the funding support of $129,000: Development of Advanced Manufacturing Laboratory, College of Engineering Differential Fee.
06/2017
Dr. Liao organized and taught "Manufacturing Summer Camp". 21 K-12 students enrolled in this summer camp, including 3 females and 2 minorities.
2016 and before
11/2016
Dr. Liao presented our laser peening work in Materials Science & Technology (MS&T) 2016.
10/2016
Prof. Sano from Osaka University visited our group. Welcome.
10/2016
Publication: The "ball milling mechanism" paper is accepted for a publication on Acta Materialia.
10/2016
Award: Chris received 2016-2017 Graduate Student General Scholarship. Congratulations.
07/2016
Our research is reported as a cover story in Nevada Silver and Blue Magazine.
07/2016
Mr. Xing Zhang joined our group as a Ph. D. student. Xing obtained his master degree from the Department of Mechanical Manufacturing and Automation at Huaqiao University in 2014. Welcome!
06/2016
Dr. Liao gave an invited presentation in the Collaborative Conferrence on 3D and Materials Research (CC3DMR), Incheon/Seoul, South Korea.
05/2016
Award: Dr. Liao received the ORAU Ralph E. Powe Junior Faculty Enhancement Award. Congratulations.
05/2016
Dr. Liao presented our tribology research in STLE 2016, Las Vegas, NV.
03/2016
Dr. Liao gave an invited presentation at the University of Cincinnati.
01/2016
Publication: Research entitled "Multi-stage Modeling of Luders Elongation and Work Hardening Behaviors of Ferrite Steels Under Tension" is accepted by Metallurgical and Materials Transaction A.
01/2016
Dr. Liao gave an invited presentation in the International Symposium on Plasticity and Its Current Applications, Keauhou Bay, Hawaii.
10/2015
Prof. Tomokazu Sano from Osaka University, Japan, visited our group. Welcome, Tomokazu!
10/2015
AM&MP group website is launched.