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Brendy Rincon Troconis

Dr. Brendy Rincon Troconis is a Postdoc of Materials Science and Engineering at University of Virginia working on different projects related to atmospheric corrosion of AA2024-T3 for aerospace application, dealloying of Cu for antibacterial application, pitting and hydrogen embrittlement of stainless steels compared to carbon steel for reinforced concrete application and hydrogen embrittlement of Fe and Ni alloys for submarine and reinforced concrete application. She got her B.S. in Chemical Engineering at Universidad del Zulia in Venezuela and her Ph.D. at Ohio State University on Materials Science and Engineering.

Ahmet Gulec

Dr. Ahmet Gulec was a postdoctoral research associate in the department of Materials Science Engineering at Northwestern University. He received his Ph.D. in 2014 from Department of Physics, University of Illinois at Chicago. His research interests are atomic and electronic properties of transition metal oxides and ceramic materials, oxidation and corrosion, oxide surface characterization and catalysis, TEM imaging techniques and spectroscopic characterizations.

Xiaoxiang Yu

Dr. Xiaoxiang Yu (Shawn) is a postdoctoral research associate in the department of Materials Science Engineering at Northwestern University. His research interests are micro structural characterization: scanning electron microscopy (SEM), transmission electron microscopy (TEM) and three-dimensional atom probe tomography (3D APT) Computational material science: density-functional theory (DFT), molecular dynamics simulation (MD), Monte Carlo method (MC), multi-scale modeling and crystal structure prediction.

Liang-Feng Huang

Dr. Liang-Feng Huang is a postdoctoral research associate in the department of Materials Science Engineering at Northwestern University under the supervision of Dr. James Rondinelli. His research interests are first-principles simulation of corrosion-resistant metal alloys.

Kateryna Gusieva

Dr. Kateryna Gusieva is a postdoctoral research associate in Dr. John Scully`s group at Universit of Virginia.